Participation in the UK-Russia Young Medics Conference in the First MGMU named after IM. Sechenov

Master’s student in "Biomedical photonics and electronics" ("Biotechnical systems and technologies" direction), trainee-researcher of Research and Development Center of Biomedical Photonics Evgenia Seryogina and post-graduate student of the department of histology, cytology and embryology of Sechenov University, Researcher of the Center for Pre-Clinical Research of JSC Retinoids Gennadii Piavchenko presented a joint report “Morpho-functional approach for zinc succinate toxic effect evaluation in rats cerebral cortex” (Gennadii Piavchenko, Aleksander Alekseev, Evgenia Seryogina, Olga Stelmashchuk, Evgeny Zherebtsov, Andrey Dunaev, Yuri Volkov, Sergey Kuznetsov).

Gennadii Piavchenko was awarded the «Best Presenter Award» diploma by the section chairs. Representatives of the universities of Cambridge and Oxford noted the high level of the presented joint work.

UK-Russia Young Medics Conference was a two-day event aimed at demonstration of exchange results conducted by UK-Russia Young Medics Association, a collaboration of Sechenov University and British Embassy in Moscow. The conference programme included oral and poster presentations by students, young doctors and early-career biomedical researchers of two countries, as well as a number of keynote lectures and panel discussions chaired by world-class academics, educators and diplomats. Moreover, the meeting served as a wonderful platform for discussing ways of maintaining the Association's sustainability and expanding its exchanges to build more links between students, research institutes and medical schools of Russia and the UK.