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Prof. Vladimir Khavinson
Biorreguladores péptidos — medicina del futuro

Colaboración

The Institute carries out its research and medical activities in close cooperation with other Russian research institutions.

Russian Academy of Sciences: I.P. Pavlov Research Institute of Physiology; Research Institute of Nuclear Physics; Research Institute of High Molecular Compounds; Research Institute of Gene Biology.

Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (RAMS): Research Institute of Experimental Medicine of the RAMS; D.O. Ott Research Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecologyof the RAMS; Research Institute of Influenza of the RAMS; Research Institute of Medical Primatology of the RAMS; P.K. Anokhin Research Institute of Normal Physiology of the RAMS; Radiological Medical Research Center of the RAMS; N.N. Blokhin Russian Research Center of Oncology of the RAMS.

Higher educational establishments: St. Petersburg State Medical Academy named after I.I. Mechnikov; St. Petersburg State Medical University named after Acad. I.P. Pavlov; St. Petersburg Medical Academy for Post-Graduate Studies; S.M. Kirov Military Medical Academy; Moscow State Medical Dental University; Saratov State Medical University; Chita State Medical Academy; Belarus State Academy for Post-Graduate Studies; Institute of Gerontology of the Ukraine Academy of Medical Sciences.

The Institute is actively involved in introducing the results of research projects into the clinical practice in Europe and rest of the world. The Institute carries out studies on 12 research projects under the agreements on priority research cooperation with 20 countries. The Institute cooperates with a wide range of organizations and institutions.

Non-governmental cooperation has been established between the Institute and the United Nations Organization (UNO) and the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG). The Institute has been included in the list of research centers, cooperating in the framework of the UN Research Agenda on Ageing for the 21st Century. International activities of the Institute are coordinated by the International Research Department (Head - Olga N. Mikhailova).

Vice President of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Chairman of the Presidium of the North-Western Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences Acad. B.I. Tkachenko; Member of the Presidium of the North-Western branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Institute Director Prof. V.Kh. Khavinson; Advisor of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Acad. F.I. Komarov.
Acad. A.D. Nozdrachev, Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the researchers of the Institute at the meeting with the Nobel Prize Laureate Acad. Zh.I. Alferov.
Nobel Prize Laureates Robert Huber, Yuan Lee, Ivar Giaever and Associate Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Prof. V.Kh. Khavinson at the St. Petersburg Meeting of Nobel Laureates «Science and Progress of Mankind», 2003.
Acad. V.A. Chereshnev, B.R. Dorokhova, Acad. A.I. Grigoriev, Prof. M.V. Chereshneva, Prof. V.Kh. Khavinson, Nobel Prize Laureate Ch. de Duve with his wife (Belgium), Acad. I.I. Dedov, Nobel Prize Laureate R. Zinkernagel with his wife (Switzerland); St. Petersburg Meeting of Nobel Prize Laureates «Science and Progress of Mankind», 2003.
Prof. V.N. Anisimov, Acad. I.P. Ashmarin, Vice President of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences Acad. B.I. Tkachenko, Prof. V.Kh. Khavinson, Associate Member of the Ukraine Academy of Medical Sciences Prof. V.V. Bezrukov; 1st International Seminar «Ecological Gerontology», Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 2003.
Director of the Research Institute of Medical Primatology of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences Acad. B.A. Lapin, Prof. V.Kh. Khavinson, Prof. L.A. Yakovleva; All-Russian Conference «Prospects of Fundamental Gerontology», St. Petersburg, 2006.
Acad. V.T. Ivanov and Acad. N.F. Myasoedov among the participants of the All-Russian Symposium on Chemistry and Biology of Peptides, St. Petersburg, 2005.
Prof. I.M. Kvetnoy, Acad. N.A. Agajanyan, Acad. V.N. Shabalin, Prof. V.Kh. Khavinson, All-Russian Conference «Prospects of Fundamental Gerontology», St. Petersburg, 2006.

In 1994 the Academic Council of the St. Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology came forth with the initiative to establish the Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Prof. V.N. Anisimov. was elected the President of the Gerontological Society, and Prof. V.Kh. Khavinson – the Vice President.

In 1997, at the XVI World Congress of the IAGG in Adelaide, the Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences became a member of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG). Prof. V.N. Anisimov was elected a Member of the IAGG Council and of the European Region IAGG Council, and Prof. V.Kh. Khavinson was appointed his Deputy in these two Councils.

During the recent 13 years 44 Regional Departments of the Russian Gerontological Society were established, and the total number of Society members accounts for over 1500 persons, including 14 Members and 6 Associate Members of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, 190 Doctors and 290 Ph.D. specialists.

Among the main activities of the Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences is convening and participation in the organization of scientific conferences in gerontology and geriatrics. 195 events were held in 1994-2006, and the Institute actively participated in many of them.

In August 2000 the Institute was the host organization of the II European Congress on Biogerontology in St. Petersburg, which was organized in cooperation with the Biological Section of the European Region International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics and Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 350 leading specialists from 33 countries took part in the Congress.

In November 2002 the Institute and the Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences organized and conducted the scientific conference «Priority Directions of Gerontology», which was devoted to the 10th anniversary of the Institute. In 2006 the two organizations conducted the conference «Prospects of Fundamental Gerontology».

IAGG-ER entrusted Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and the Institute organization and holding the VI European Congress of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics in St. Petersburg on July 5-8, 2007. This is undoubtedly a sign of universal recognition of the Russian gerontological science and of the leading role of St. Petersburg in this field.

The Institute supports regular publication of the following periodicals: «Herald of the Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences» (since 1996) and the scientific journal «Advances in Gerontology» (since 1997), with leading Russian and foreign gerontologists in its Editorial Board. Since 2001 this journal is indexed in Index Medicus/MEDLINE and is included into the List of Major Scientific Journals and Periodicals of the Highest Attestation Committee.

IAGG President Prof. G. Andrews, Vice President of the Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences V.Kh. Khavinson, UN Focal Point on Ageing A.V. Sidorenko at the II European Congress on Biogerontology, St. Petersburg, 2000.
Director of the Italian National Center for Research on Ageing Prof. C. Franceschi, Director of the Netherlands Institute on Ageing D. Knook, Prof. V.Kh. Khavinson at the II European Congress on Biogerontology, St. Petersburg, 2000.
President of the Gerontological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences Prof. V.N. Anisimov, Head of the UN Focal Point on Ageing Dr. A.V. Sidorenko, Head of the International Research Department, Academic Secretary of the Russian Gerontological Society O.N. Mikhailova, Ph.D., Prof. V.Kh. Khavinson, St. Petersburg, 2000.
Prof. V.N. Anisimov, President of the Fund «Science of Longevity» Acad. R.V. Petrov, Prof. V.Kh. Khavinson, St. Petersburg, 2000.
President of the IAGG –ER Prof. M. Passeri, Prof. V.Kh. Khavinson, St. Petersburg, 2000.
Russian participants of the IV European Gerontological Congress with the IAGG President Prof. G. Gutman in the middle, Berlin, Germany, 1999.