University Conferences

October 5, 2020

International Scientific Conference of Students, Young Scientists and Specialists "Current Issues of Modern Medicine"


On October 1, 2020, Karazin University hosted the opening of the International Scientific Conference of Students, Young Scientists and Specialists “Current Issues of Modern Medicine”, dedicated to the 215th anniversary of the founding of Karazin University School of Medicine.

The Presidium comprised Vice-President Anatolii Babichev; Karazin University Doctor Honoris Causa, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine, Honorary President of Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education Mykola Khvysiuk; Head of the Department of Historiography, Source Studies and Archeology of the School of History, Professor Serhii Posokhov; Head of the Department of General Practice — Family Medicine of the School of Medicine, Professor Yevhenii Nikolenko; Director of P. T. Tronko Center for Area Studies, Professor Mykhailo Kudelko.

Anatolii Babichev welcomed those present: “We are happy that, like 215 years ago, Karazin University has a school of medicine that is actively developing. I wish you not to stop, to go forward, master new technologies, new methods of teaching, treatment.”

The conference presented the monograph "Karazin University School of Medicine of 1805-1920" by Professor Ihor Belozerov, Dean of the School of Medicine; Professor Serhii Posokhov, Head of the Department of Historiography, Source Studies and Archeology of the School of History; Professor Olena Protsenko, Head of the Department of General and Clinical Pathology of the School of Medicine; Assistant Professor of the Department of Clinical Neurology, Psychiatry and Narcology of the School of Medicine Maksym Kyrychenko. The publication covers all aspects of the functioning of the School of Medicine, in particular, in the context of the development of Karazin University.

Serhii Posokhov stressed the importance of creating such a publication, the contribution of Kharkiv medical scientists to the development of world medicine.

Mykola Khvysiuk addressed those present: “This anniversary is a long period of time, during which there were discoveries, scientific research, inventions. From the very beginning, the School set a high standard for its work.” The scientist emphasized the role of the School of Medicine in the formation and development of domestic immunology. Thanks to the scientists of the School, the Pasteur Institute, the Bacteriological Station, and the Bacteriological Laboratory, a prototype of modern diagnostic centers, were opened in Kharkiv.

The conference participants discussed topical issues of medical genetics, internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, narcology and medical psychology, etc.