Research and Development Center of Biomedical Photonics is a structural subdivision of the State Federal-Funded Educational Institution of Higher Education "Orel State University named after I.S. Turgenev" founded within the framework of the strategic project of the flagship university on September 29, 2017. R&D Center of Biomedical Photonics was formed on the basis of the Scientific-educational center "Biomedical Engineering" which was founded on January 28, 2010.

The winners of the "UMNIK 2019" competition in the Orel region

The employees of the R&D Center of biomedical photonics became the winners of the IX Youth regional competition of innovative projects UMNIK 2019 in Orel region.


The implementation of the "megagrant" in conditions of the coronavirus epidemic

In conditions of the epidemic coronavirus infection and all difficulties in connection with it (the inability to visit the leading scientist and staff travel to his laboratory), the Сell physiology and pathology laboratory is actively continuing execution of the "megagrant"  "Mitochondria as targets in the mechanism of neurodegenerative diseases" in remote mode.

The Scholarship of the Federation of the European Biochemical Society «FEBS Short-Term Fellowships 2020»

Olga Stelmashchuk (PhD student, junior researcher of the Сell physiology and pathology laboratory of Orel State University) has won the scholarship of the European Biochemical Society of FEBS (FEBS short-term Scholarships 2020) for a short visit (2 months) to the Institute of Neurology, University College London (U.K.)  to enhance her qualifications and conduct joint research.

Successful performance of students of Orel State University at the XI All-Russian Congress of Young Scientist

An interdisciplinary team of Orel State University students working at R&D Center of Biomedical Photonics and Сell Physiology and Pathology Laboratory (Dmitry Stavtsev – PhD student of the Department of Instrumentation, Metrology and Certification; Roman. Gneushev, Nadezhda Golubova, Yulia Loktionova - bachelors in Biotechnical Systems and Technologies and Instrument Engineering), took part in the XI All-Russian Congress of Young Scientists. They successfully presented the results of their research work. The Congress was held online on April 15-18, 2020 at the ITMO University (Saint Petersburg).

Submission of articles in a special issue of the journal "Diagnostics" is open

Journal "Diagnostics" (ISSN 2075-4418, IF 2.489, Q2) is currently running a Special Issue (SI) entitled “Optical Diagnostics in Human Diseases”. We take great pleasure to inform you that this SI is open for submission (deadline – 30 September 2020).  We will be very honoured if you are able to participate.

Successful completion of the scientific training at the Institute of neurology at University College London

Olga Stelmashchuk, the employee of the Сell physiology and pathology laboratory, has completed the scientific training at the Institute of Neurology, University College London as part of a “megagrant” on "Mitochondria as targets in the mechanism of neurodegenerative diseases".

Participation in the First interregional scientific and practical conference named after academician E. V. Schmidt "Engineering and computer technology in biology and medicine"

March 2, 2020, the students and the staff of R&D Center of Biomedical Photonics, the Medical Institute and the Institute of instrumentation, automation and information technologies, presented their reports at the first interregional scientific-practical conference named after academician E.V. Schmidt, "Engineering and computer technology in biology and medicine" at the Karachevsky branch of Orel State University.

Scientific training in the Institute of neurology, University College London

At the moment the employee of the Laboratory of Cell Physiology and Pathology (a graduate student enrolled in an educational/research organization) Olga Stelmashchuk has a long-term internship at the Institute of neurology, University College London (under the guidance of the leading scientist, Professor Andrey Abramov). The internship is carried out within the framework of the megagrant on the topic "Mitochondria as targets in the mechanism of neurodegenerative diseases".

Scientific training in Pushchino as part of a “megagrant”

12 and 27 Feb 2020 employees of the Cell Physiology and Pathology Laboratory completed the scientific training in Pushchino in the Laboratory of Intracellular Signaling of the ICB RAS as part of a “megagrant” on the topic “Mitochondria as a Target in the Mechanism of Neurodegenerative Diseases”.


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