A new Center for the Innovative Development of Medical Instrumentation opened in Russia


Residents of Nizhny Novgorod will receive access to innovative medical technologies. The developments of the center include: methods of early diagnosis of cancerous diseases on the basis of blood analysis (“Rose” project) and medical robotic rehabilitation complexes for patients with neurological disorders. Another innovative project – “Cyber Heart” – allows to conduct diagnostics procedures at the polyclinic level even before hospitalization. It includes systems for graphical support for the analysis of data in cardiology, automatic development of techniques of possible treatment of specific patients and the measurement of ECG tracing to subsequently send results out over wireless network.

A street in Nizhny Novgorod

Rector of the Nizhny Novgorod State University,Yevgeny Chuprunov, said that the university received nearly 1.5 billion rubles for the project. “Not every big university, not even in every city, and not even in Moscow and St. Petersburg, can boast of such successes,” Lyubov Glebova, deputy chief of the Senate Committee on Science, Education and Culture said at the opening ceremony. In the future, the region plans to establish a university clinic in the field of experimental and nuclear medicine. At the same time, “Nizhny Novgorod region has every reason to specialise in high technologies and innovations and become a truly leading industrial innovation center in the country”, regional officials predicted. Nizhny Novgorod, an old city founded in 1221, is also considered “the IT center of Russia.”


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