On behalf of the whole scientific and academic community of Sechenov University it is a great honor to welcome the distinguished guests and participants of the QS Subject Focus Summit Medicine 2021.
In 2021, Sechenov University celebrates its 263rd birthday. By this impressive milestone, the University has developed as an academic, resource and research Center of Excellence in the Russian healthcare system. This year, the University entered QS World University Rankings, and is ranked #651-700. It confirms value of the ongoing transformational change, as well as viability of the chosen strategy in development of the University of Life Sciences.
Today, the University continues its development as a multidisciplinary research and education hub focused on global well-being and population health. The key element of the University’s achievements and current global positions was build-out of the unique research infrastructure. Sechenov University established the first Biomedical Science and Technology Park in Russia which has become a large-scale center for innovative research projects providing opportunity for world-class researchers to implement the most inspiring scientific ideas.
During these challenging pandemic times, Sechenov University is at the frontline of the fight against COVID-19. The University employs the world-famous academicians and scientists who have created the world’s first vaccine against COVID-19. Sechenov University was engaged in all phases of the pre-clinical and clinical trials of this vaccine. And today, we are glad to note that the World Health Organization and the European Committees experts give a very positive assessment of research studies conducted by the University’s researchers. These results demonstrate a high-quality standard, as well as a high level of opportunities and prospects for the development of the University.
Hosting the QS Medicine Summit at Sechenov University will become a new impetus for establishing scientific, academic, and industrial partnerships. The QS Summit will bring together the best world specialists and scientists, and will undoubtedly let take a huge leap forward in developing the global medicine of the future.
Professor Petr V Glybochko