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  • Innovative Materials and Robots of All Stripes: ITMO Researchers at the Technosreda Exhibition of Scientific Achievements

    For two days, the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (VDNKh) in Moscow serves as a portal into the future where everything is possible. Over 100 top-ranked universities and research centers, as well as about 30 Russian tech companies, presented their latest developments: self-driving cars and amphibious flying cars, waste sorting robots and football robots, biochips and artificial muscles, smart technologies and artificial intelligence. Researchers from ITMO’s Infochemistry Scientific Center, Faculty of Physics, and Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics showcased nine advanced products and prototypes at the exhibition.


  • ITMO Scientists Propose Multi-Use System for Real-Time Temperature Monitoring in Living Cells

    The researchers from ITMO’s Faculty of Physics have created a multifunctional system for drug delivery capable of monitoring temperature inside living cells in real-time. Read on to learn what scientists need these measurements for and how they can be taken at the nanoscale.


  • ITMO’s Digital Healthcare Lab On Decision Support, Medical Records, and Agent-Based Modeling

    How to optimize the work of ambulances using modeling? Can you organize digital medical records using big data? What’s a decision support system? ITMO.NEWS discussed these questions with Sergey Kovalchuk, head of ITMO University’s Digital Healthcare Lab.


  • ITMO Associate Professor ‪Andrey Filchenkov on Why Robots Can’t Replace Doctors

    In July, Andrey Filchenkov delivered a talk on machine learning in medicine at a conference at ITMO University. ITMO.NEWS talked to the researcher to learn more about what stands in the way of progress and why machines won’t be able to fully substitute for medical specialists.


  • From Evidence-Based Medicine to Neuroscience: Nine Most Popular Books on Health

    If you want to better understand your own body and improve your health literacy, here are nine excellent books on medicine for all tastes.


  • ITMO Researchers Develop Algorithm System to Boost Efficiency of COVID-19 Treatment

    Scientists at ITMO University have created a system of algorithms that uses data gathered from COVID-19 patients to suggest optimal treatment for every patient. The technology was originally developed for the treatment of cancer and cardiovascular diseases, but, given the current events, the system was taught to help COVID-19 patients. The algorithms are based on Russian and international clinical protocols.


  • What Are Medical Humanities and Why Do We Need Them

    Why do art historians watch movies about mental health, while those who study history delve into medical prescriptions of the 19th century? We ask Corinne Doria, an expert in Medical Humanities with a PhD in History and a professor at the School of Advanced Studies at the University of Tyumen, and Daria Martynova, assistant at ITMO’s Faculty of Technological Management and Innovation, manager at the Center of Social and Humanities Knowledge, and a PhD student at The Russian Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg.


  • How To Look for Trustworthy Medical Information Online

    You can find lots of contradictory information about health and medicine on the web. Different doctors’ recommendations often vary, whereas research doesn’t always follow the strictest guidelines. How do you find reliable medical information if you don’t have a degree in medicine? ITMO.NEWS asked Elizaveta Babitskaya, a medical journalist and graduate of ITMO’s Science Communication Master’s program.


  • Researchers from ITMO and University of Toronto Develop Non-Antibiotic Material to Fight Infection and Mend Wounds

    In the future, the material could be used in the production of wound dressings that would hold their own even against antibiotic-resistant bacteria. An article on the results of the research was published in Chemistry of Materials.


  • Allergist Olga Zhogoleva on Evidence-Based Medicine and Myths

    Allergist Olga Zhogoleva is not only known for her medical practice – she also runs a popular Instagram blog about evidence-based medicine with over 160,000 followers.