Diabetes mellitus and COVID-19

Diabetes mellitus, along with other chronic diseases, is one of the aggravating factors of the disease caused by coronavirus infection.

An article about the influence of genetic factors on the therapeutic response to oral hypoglycemic drugs published

A review article presenting recent results and advances in research on patient response variability to treatment of common oral hypoglycemic drugs has been published.

World Patient Safety Day

On 17 September 2020 the World Health Organization, international partners and all countries will celebrate World Patient Safety Day. World Patient Safety Day was established by the 72nd World Health Assembly, in May 2019, with the adoption of resolution ‘Global action on patient safety’.

Now we are in social networks

Good afternoon! We are pleased to inform you about our appearance on social networks. You can find all the most important and interesting on our pages:


Novgorod State University is about to involve in the project

We are pleased to announce that Novgorod State University named after Yaroslav the Wise (NovSU) that is a recognized research and educational center in the Novgorod region and the Northwest region of Russia will soon join the Project in order to collect the biosamples of patients with type 2 diabetes, as well as to participate in the elaboration and implementation of information-analytical, scientific and educational and other projects. Between SPbU and NovSU a preliminary agreement has been reached on cooperation in the field of research activities.

A control sample is selected for the Project study

During April, Tartu University staff selected an extensive control group of people of Russian ethnicity for research conducted in the framework of the Project. All of them are donors of the Estonian Genomic Center Biobank at the University of Tartu (EGCUT). Throughout the time since the material was taken, the state of donors’ health was continuously monitored, which completely eliminated the presence of pathologies such as type 1 and type 2 diabetes.