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Personalities

Shamil D. Ahmedov

Shamil D. Ahmedov

Shamil D. Ahmedov, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor, Deputy Director For Innovative Activity And Strategic Development of Cardiology Research Institute, Tomsk National Research Medical Center, Leading Research Worker of The Cardiovascular Surgery Department.

Contact details

e-mail: shamil@cardio-tomsk.ru
tel.: +7(3822) 55-81-42 

Brief Biography

After graduating from the Faculty of General Medicine of the Siberian State Medical University, he worked as a surgeon of the Siberian Branch All-Union Cardiology Research Center of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences, and then he worked as a junior, senior and a leading research worker.

In 1989 he defended doctoral thesis titled "Clinical Course of the Sinus Node Weakness Syndrome” for an academic degree of Candidate of Medical Sciences.  In 1998 he defended Doctoral thesis titled “Electrostimulation Cardiomyoplasty in the Treatment of Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease and Dilated Cardiomyopathy" for an academic degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences. Since 1997 he has been working as the leading research worker of the Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Cardiology Research Institute.

In 1993 he was awarded an academic title “senior research officer”.

In 2004 he was awarded an academic title professor in speciality “cardiovascular surgery”.

Since 2009 he has been working as the deputy director of the innovation and strategic development in the Cardiology Research Institute.

Research Interests

He is the author of more than 250 research papers. Including 2 own monographs, 4 chapters in foreign and Russian monographs, 1 methodical recommendation of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation. He is the author of 9 patents of inventions.

8 Candidates of medical sciences have been prepared by him.

Since 2007 he is a leader of 5 Russian and international grants of the Federal Target Program. Works are connected with clinical use of stem cells in the in the treatment of chronic cardiac insufficiency, tissue engineering, nanotechnologies and prognosis of aortocoronary shunting operations in diabetes.

In 2014, he organized international consortium called “Brix-Biomed”.

Two innovative projects are at the finishing stage. They are: "Development of a New Generation of Coronary Stent" and " Portable Electrocardiograph with Telemetry Function, as The Modern Method of Early Diagnosis of Ischemic Myocardial Disturbances and Life-Threatening Heart Rhythm Disorders.”

Treating activity.

More than 2 thousands operations of surgical treatment of ischemic heart disease under the condition of cardiopulmonary bypass have been made by S. D. Ahmedov He also performed operations for heart rhythm disturbances and valve pathology and vascular surgery.

Membership in organizations.

S. D. Ahmedov  is an active member of European, Asian and Russian associations of Cardiosurgeons.

He is a member of academic and dissertational councils of Cardiology Research Institute, a scientific expert of the biomedical cluster “Skolkovo” fund.

Achievements, awards, and grants

S. D. Ahmedov was awarded a diploma of The Foundation for Assistance of Domestic Medicine by presidium of Russian Academy of Sciences in the nomination “Clinical medicine” He was awarded with the Certificate of Merit from the Russian Academy of Sciences for his productive work on the development of medical science and health. He received the Letter of Appreciation from the Governor of the Tomsk Region for his great contribution to the development of medical science and practical healthcare.