Օn October 26, YSMU hosted an international conference titled “Let’s Help Armenia fight against Alzheimer’s Disease Problems”, aimed at helping to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease in Armenia. Today there are more than 50 million people with Alzheimer’s disease in the world. The disease emerges after the age of 60, mostly between 75 and 84 years. As Alzheimer’s disease is incurable, main treatment is the improvement of life quality of patients.
Nobel Prize laureates Ben Feringa and Frederic Stoddart were present at YSMU . The professors are renowned scientists in the field of chemistry. The Trio, composed of Ben Ferguson, Frederic Stoddart and Jean-Pierre Suwage, won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work on the design and synthesis of molecular chains in 2016.
Professor of the Department of Biochemistry Konstantin Enkoyan and Assistant Professor Katarineh Fereshetyan participated in the 31st Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, during which they presented their work on Alzheimer's disease and autism conducted at the Neurology Laboratory of YSMU.
In the history of the National Academic Theater after Gabriel Sundukyan, a joint congress (www.ess2018.am) was held for the first time in the history of our republic, which includes the Fourth Congress of the Armenian Association of Surgeons (AAS, www.AAS.am), Residents and Young Scientists 3rd European Conference. The two-day conference is attended by more than 200 participants from 30 countries, including prominent academics, university professors, and practitioners. Armenian surgeons from Artsakh, the Diaspora and Armenian regions are widely involved in the work of the Congress.
In the YSMU main building, Armenian and foreign students, alongside the professors and lecturers, have enthusiastically greeted the famous armenian-american doctor, co-director of the UCLA Medical college after David Geffen, producer of “Promise”, a Hollywood film telling about the Armenian genocide, doctor Eric Esrailian, and UCLA Rector, biologist and academic, Jinn Block. Their visit to YSMU was opened by a group photo with the students, after which the guests, accompanied by Rector Armen Muradyan walked around the center of stomatological education, got acquainted with the technologies of the newly opened building.
YSMU Rector Armen Muradyan greeted professor Natalya Volevodz, assistant director of the scientific center of endocrinology in the Russian Federation. The Rector gave the visitor, who is a world class expert, a certificate of visitation to YSMU.
The YSMU visit by the Sri Lanka delegation continues. The point of our foreign colleagues’ visit was to establish cooperation in the medical education field between the two countries. Professors Samankumar Chandragupta Vimalasunder and Hiddadura Navin Deshika Soysay, accompanied by the YSMU Vice-rector on International Relations Yervand Sahakyan and representatives of the educational field, visited the medical complexes of the university. The guest got acquainted with the activity of Muratsan hospital and Mikayelyan surgical institute․ They watched the class process.