Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM) of ITMO University was established in cooperation with Federal Almazov North-West Research Center as an innovative hub for joint R&D and educational activities in biomedical technologies.
Translational Medicine is a cutting edge interdisciplinary field that fuses clinical medicine and biotechnologies to develop new therapeutic and diagnostic methods.
Translational Medicine addresses the following problems:
Development of molecular diagnostic techniques
Development of medical devices
Design of artificial organs
Gene and cell therapy.
Mission of Institute of Translational Medicine
Mission of the Institute of Translational Medicine is to join competencies of ITMO University’s R&D specialists and medical scientists and physicians of Almazov Research Center in order to translate cutting-edge biomedical research into innovations in demand in the current medical marketplace.
Goals of Institute of Translational Medicine
Coordinating and carrying out fundamental and applied interdisciplinary research, implementation of competitive projects and launch of international joint educational programs in biomedical technologies for advanced methods of diagnostics, treatment and nursing.
Clinical Facilities of the Institute of Translational Medicine are located on the site of the Federal Almazov North-West Research Center, one of the newest and well-equipped medical centers of the Russian North West.
Almazov Centre is one of the leading centers with high tech skilled cardiologic and cardiosurgical medical help,conducting fundamental and applied research, delivering best practices into day-to-day medical routine and training qualified medical experts.