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Steering meeting of the Project

A meeting of the project steering committee was held to discuss current tasks, including the preparation of the report for the 1 project implementation period. The meeting was attended by representatives of 3 organizations: St. Petersburg State University, University of Tartu and Pskov State University.

About the project in media

Information Agency «RIA Novosti» issued a press release about the project and the implementation of its first stage.

Oral presentation of the first results of the project at «VII Congress and Associate Symposiums of Vavilov Society of Geneticists and Breeders»

In St. Petersburg, at the International Congress "VII Congress of the Vavilov Society of Genetic and Breeders and Associated Symposiums" a Senior Researcher of the Laboratory of Biobanking and Genomic Medicine, St. Petersburg State University Dr. Yulia Nasykhova made a presentation about the first stages of the project as well as about the organization of the creation of biomaterial collection of patients with T2D, results of the work for 3 months, first successes and solving problems.

St. George's Martyr City Hospital is included in the project

A cooperation agreement was now signed between the St. George Martyr City Hospital and St. Petersburg State University, within the framework of which the jointly participation in the development and implementation of information-analytical, scientific, other educational projects and projects, including the creation of a biomaterial collection of patients with T2D is planned.

START OF THE PROJECT «DEVELOPMENT OF MEASURES FOR IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF DIAGNOSIS AND PREVENTION OF TYPE 2 DIABETES»

A unique Russian-Estonian project entitled “Development of Measures for Improving the Quality of Diagnosis and Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes” was launched on May 1, 2019. The scientists begin collecting blood samples of patients with type 2 diabetes living in the North-West. The bases for collecting biomaterials will be Pskov Regional Clinical Hospital, Ott’s Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductology, St. George Martyr City Hospital and other medical institutions of St. Petersburg and Pskov, including endocrinological centers.

First biosamples of a patient with T2D included in the project

Today, a resident of St. Petersburg became the first participant in the project! The specimens of biomaterial of our first patient became the start of the collection in ER24 project.