Bruno Lunenfeld

Bruno Lunenfeld is Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar-Ilan University, and Ramat Gan, Israel. He is General Secretary of The Asian-Pacific Initiative on Reproductive Endocrinology. He is President of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male, and Editor of The Aging Male, a journal devoted to men’s health and aging.
He graduated from the medical School in Geneva Switzerland. Following his post graduate work in Geneva he joined the Weitzman Institute as senior Scientist 1959 -1962, and from 1962-1995 was chairman of the Institute of Endocrinology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center and the WHO International Reference Center for Fertility Promoting Drugs. From 1984-1986 was Acting Chief Scientist Ministry of Health. He acted as a Consultant and member of Expert Committees at the World Health Organization for more than 25 years.
Professor Lunenfeld is best known for his pioneering work in humanreproduction. After describing the clinical use of hMG in men and women in 1960, his group was the first to achieve a pregnancy with hMG in 1961, demonstrated binding of hCG to LH receptors in theca cells in 1967 and were the first to induce ovulation followed by pregnancy with GnRH in an hMG-stimulated cycle in 1975. His research interests pertain to the physiology and pathology of male and female reproduction. These include stimulators, modulators and regulators of, spermatogenesis, spermiogenesis, folliculogenesis and ovulation,. His present research involves the mechanism of action of gonadotrophins, Kisspeptides, GnRH and growth factors on gene expression and steroidogenesis
At his initiative in1997 at the Royal Society of Medicine in London ISSAM was registered with the objective of promoting research , study and education on all matters relating to men health. The main goal of ISSAM was to allow men and women to age in health and dignity
He organized in collaboration with the World Health Organization the first, second and third world Congress of the aging male in Geneva ,and co- organized 11more such congresses.The last in 2014 year in Almaty (Khazastan).
He organized 9 symposia on GnRH analogues in cancer and reproduction, published more than 400 papers 19 books including a textbook on Male and Female Infertility and one of the “first textbooks on Men’s Health. He gave more than 700 invited lectures and chaired or co-chaired more than 300 sessions at national/international Meetings. He trained more than 200 local and foreign physicians and supervised more than 50 MD, MSC, and Ph.D. Students
Professor Lunenfeld has received several distinguished international awards for his scientific achievements, including the special recognition award of the United States Public Health Service for his outstanding contribution in the promotion of health from the Surgeon General (1983), the Verdienstkreuz 1 Klasse – one of Germany’s highest honours – signed by the President of Germany, Roman Herzog (1995), the Bertarelli Foundation Award for his lifetime achievements in women’s health (2002) and the World Fertility Awareness Month Lifetime Achievement Award (2005).
Professor Lunenfeld is honorary member of European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology( ESHRE), the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS), German, Polish and Italian. Swiss Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics, German Endocrine Society of Reproduction, Austrian Society of Fertility and Sterility, and the Asian Society of Andrology.

Alexey Abramov

Born in 1961 

Director of the RUDN Medical Institute 

Science degree 

Doctor of Medical Sciences 

Civil service rank 

Valid advisor 

Education 

1978-1985 – Faculty of Medicine, UDN im. P. Lumumba, specialty “general medicine”; 

1992 – School of International Business at MGIMO, Commercial Training; 

Postgraduate education: 

2006 – Moscow Academy of State and Municipal Management “Jurisprudence”; 

2005-2008 – Postgraduate studies at FGU TsNIIOIZ of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, “Public health and healthcare organization”. 

Scientific activity: author of monographs, scientific articles and teaching aids. 

Research interests: state legal regulation in the field of health care, international accreditation, quality control of medical care, control of the circulation of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. 

Career 

1987 – 1995 – Physician of the USSR national judo team, USSR State Committee for Sports. 

1995 – 1999 – Head of the Medical Department, Technotrade International Corporation. 

1999 – 2001 – Deputy General Director of OJSC “Biopreparat”. 

2001 – 2004 – General Director of State Unitary Enterprise “Mosoblfarmatsiya”. 

2004 – 2008 – territorial body of Roszdravnadzor in Moscow and the Moscow region, acting the head; Deputy Head. 

2008 – 2010 – Moscow Department of Health, Head of Licensing and Accreditation Department. 

2010 – 2013 – Moscow Department of Health, First Deputy Minister of Health of Moscow. 

From December 2013 to present – Director of the Medical Institute of the RUDN University, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. 

Social activity: 

– Coordination Council of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (member of the Council); 

– Chairman of the UMO in the direction of “Nursing”; 

– Chairman of the Council of Deans (Directors) of Medical Faculties (Institutes) of State Universities of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation; 

– Member of the Presidium Council of Rectors of Medical and Pharmaceutical Universities of Russia; 

– Council under the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation to ensure the transition to the accreditation of a specialist (council member); 

– Coordinating Council for the Development of Continuous Medical and Pharmaceutical Education of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation (member of the Council). 

Public and government awards: 

– Medal “In honor of the 850th anniversary of Moscow”; 

– Medal “XX years of EMERCOM of Russia”; 

– Order “Honor and Glory of Great Russia” 

– Order “Professional of Russia” 

– Gratitude from the Mayor of Moscow; 

– Certificates of honor and gratitude from the Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare and Social Development; 

– Certificates of honor and gratitude from the Moscow Department of Health.

Svetlana Kalinchenko

She graduated from I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, diploma with honors, in 1993, after that she passed residency and post graduates studies at Endocrinology Scientific Centre, where she started her medical career. Together with medical work in Endocrinology Scientific Centre, she also did a lot of researches and as a result defended first PhD and then Doctoral theses on the “Age Androgen Deficit: Clinical Picture, Diagnostics, Treatment”. This monograph turned out to be a sensation in the world of science and very quickly became a must-have book for andrologists. Professor Kalinchenko gives lectures in the most prestigious and famous medical organizations in Europe and all over the world. Kalinchenko S.J. is the author of more than 120 scientific publications, among them are 4 methodology textbooks for doctors, chapters in monographs “Adiposis”, “Gender correction in Trans-sexuality”, “Small Penis”. She is the author of four monographs: “Problems of Age Androgen Deficit in Men: Clinical Picture, Diagnostics, Treatment”, “Sexual Disorder in Men with diabetes”, “Trans-sexuality”, “Klinefelter syndrome” and a practice direction “Practical Andrology”. Kalinchenko S.J., as a practicing andrology, has worked out and patented a unique method to prevent androgen deficit by stimulating the body to produce more testosterone. In the past, there was only one way to compensate androgen deficit, which was by taking testosterone medicine. Now Dr. Kalinchenko’s method is used by andrologs all over the world. Dr. Kalinchenko is a practicing specialist with more than 15 years of experience in andrology, endocrinology, sexual pathology and is a member of several international medical organizations.

Boris Vornyk

Graduated from Bogomolets National Medical University, he received classical education which was needed to become a sexual health specialist: basic training in sexual health, psychiatry, urology, endocrinology and psychotherapy. He has many time trained abroad in Hungary, the Netherland, Cambridge (the UK), Thailand and other countries. He had worked in the UN for about 15 years where he managed programs of sexual and reproduction health. He is an international expert in reproduction and sexual health.
As a Professor of Sexual Health and Medical Psychology Faculty at HMPGA, he organizes training for students and doctors, does research and scientific work; he has written more than 10 books and about 200 articles in national and international professional journals. He is the author of “Sexopathology” textbook, author and editor of encyclopedia dictionary-guide “Sexology”, published by Belarus Encyclopedia. He has been the Chairman of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine Committee of Gender Correction since 1993. He has passed PhD defense on the topic: “Male Infertility in Chronic Prostatitis – Clinical Picture, Diagnostics, and Treatment”.
He is the President of the Euro-Asian Association of Sexology, Head of the Professional Unit “UKRMENCARE”, Member of the European Association for Sexual Health and other national and international scientific and professional units. He is a member of editorial boards at “Male Health”, “Andrology and sexual medicine”, “Medical Psychology”. He takes part in numerous national and international conferences on sexology, andrology and male health. He has worked out original diagnostic methods in treating sexual disorders and male infertility.

Evgenia Shikh

In 1987, she graduated from the First Moscow Medical Institute named after I.M. Sechenov. From 1987 to 1989, she trained at the clinical residency and from 1989 to 1992 was a postgraduate student in Clinical Pharmacology at the Department of Clinical Pharmacology under the guidance of V.G. Kukes, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 

In 1992, she received her doctorate for the degree of PhD in medicine on the theme “The effect of food on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of some cardiotropic drugs” and in 2002 presented a thesis for the degree of Doctor of Medicine on the theme “The vitamin status and its recovery by means of pharmacologic correction using vitamin drugs”. 

Since 1992, she had been working at the Institute of Conventional Therapeutic Methods of MoH of the RF, which in 1995 was renamed into the Scientific Center for Expert Examination of Products for Medical Use. She built up her carrier from a research associate to the Head of the of Drugs Monitoring Department at the Institute of Clinical Pharmacology of the Federal State Budget-funded Institution, Scientific Center for Expert Examination of Products for Medical Use. From 2008 to 2013, E.V. Shikh was the Dean of the Faculty for Postgraduate Vocational Education of Physicians; since 2013 till now, she has been the Director of the Vocational Education Institute at the State Budget-funded Educational Institution for Higher Vocational Education, First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenov. Since 2001 up to this day, she has been a Professor at the Clinical Pharmacology and Propedeutics of Internal Diseases Department of the First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenov. Shikh E.V. is the leading research worker of the Department of Personalized Medicine and Clinical Pharmacogenetics at the Center of Clinical Pharmacology of the Federal State Budget-funded Institution Scientific Center for Expert Examination of Products for Medical Use of MoH of Russia.

Igor Kvetnoy

Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, MD, PhD, professor, FSBI «SRI of Tocogynecology named by D.O. Ott», the head of Department of pathomorphology (Saint-Petersburg, Russia) 

In 1972 he graduated from the Kuibyshev Medical Institute. DI Ulyanova. 

Specialist in the field of molecular medicine and neuroimmune-endocrinology. One of the authors of the discovery of extrapineal melatonin products. He made a great contribution to the discovery and development of the theory of the diffuse neuroimmune-endocrine system. Belongs to the founders of the Russian scientific school of neuroimmune-endocrinology. 

 

SCIENTIFIC AWARDS 

  • The Russian Federation Government award in the field s of since and technology holder 
  • Laureate of V.Kh. Vasilenko Prize of RAMS 
  • The Holder of Pears Prize of the Royal Microscopical Society of Great Britain (1996) 
  • Award of Leninsky Komsomol winner 

 

AWARDS AND RANKS 

  • Award of Leninsky Komsomol winner (1981) 
  • The Holder of Pears Prize of the Royal Microscopical Society of Great Britain (1996) 
  • A name prize to them. V.H. Vasilenko RAMS assigned in 2001. 
  • In 2008, together with his students, he was awarded the Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology for the development of new methods of cellular immunotherapy for socially significant diseases. 
  • Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation. 
  • Member of the Royal Microscopic Society of Great Britain. 
  • Member of the European Society of Patology 

Elena Lobykina

In 1991 she graduated from the medical faculty of the Kemerovo State Medical Institute. 

He has been working in the SBEE DPO “NIIUV Ministry of Health” since 2000, first as a senior lecturer at the Department of Medical Ecology, Epidemiology and Healthy Lifestyle, then Associate Professor. 

Since 2007 Head of the Department, which in 2009 was renamed the Department of General Hygiene and Epidemiology. 

In 1998 she defended her thesis “The prevalence of iodine deficiency goiter among the population of the industrial center and the improvement of methods for its prevention.” 

In 2009, she defended her doctoral dissertation “Organization for the Prevention and Treatment of Obesity and Overweight of the Adult Population of a Large Industrial Center”. 

The author of 187 scientific papers, 7 patents for inventions, 3 rationalization proposals, 13 training and educational manuals and 1 manual for doctors. 

The main directions of scientific work: 

  • studyof the health status and nutrition of certain population groups; 
  • substantiationof modern approaches to medical nutrition; 
  • developmentof the most effective methods, means of hygienic education of the population in the formation of healthy lifestyle skills; 
  • preventionof noncommunicable diseases; 
  • developmentand implementation of practical programs on healthy lifestyle in practical healthcare. 

Irina Gureva

She was trained in diabetic foot in University Clinic of Geneva, Manchester Royal Infirmary and University of Virginia (rehabilitation and technology). She is a Director of “Diabetes Foot Centre” of “International Diabetes Programm” scince 1991, she is a national representative in International Working Group of Diabetic Foot. She was elected as Council Member of European Association for the study of Diabetes (EASD) (2003-2007) and as Committee Member of Diabetic Foot Study Group of EASD (DFSG) (2001-2008). Fields of research interests: diabetic foot, diabetic sensory-motor and autonomic neuropathy, diabetic complications. She is reviewer of Diabetes Medicine (UK), Diabetes Science and Technology (US), member of editorial board of Diabetic Foot Journal (UK). She organized several International Diabetic Foot meetings (2005, 2008, 2011) and 1st Postgraduate Course in Diabetes for EASD (2007) in Russia. 

She participated in several polar expedition, head of biomedical research program of women expedition in Antarctica in 1988-89 

Farid Saad

worked for various pharmaceutical companies as specialist for reproductive endocrinology, pediatric endocrinology, andrology, endocrinology of male ageing, and hormonal male contraception in clinical development andrology, scientific and global medical affairs. He currently works for Bayer Pharma in Berlin, Germany. Farid Saad has authored and co-authored more than 120 peer-reviewed papers and more than 600 scientific abstracts. He received honorary professorships in clinical research and endocrinology at Gulf Medical University, Ajman, U.A.E., and at Men’s Health Reproduction Study Center, Hang Tuah University, Surabaya, Indonesia.

* Gulf Medical University School of Medicine, Ajman, United Arab Emirates