The basic branches of the departments of pediatric faculty study the age peculiarities of pathology and normal state of child. They study the problems of adaptive possibilities of children, immunological reactions in acute and chronic inflammatory diseases, diagnosis and treatment of endotoxicosis in childhood.
The departments of therapy perform scientific research work in the fields of prophylaxis and effective treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The priority trends are the investigations of the pathogenesis membrane mechanisms of hypertension, atherosclerosis, myocardial infraction and rheumatoid arthritis.
Surgical departments are the leaders of Russian medicine in the field of laser surgery and endosurgery. Regional center of cardiovascular surgery is formed in one of the departments of the university.
The faculty of preventive medicine deals with the problems of ecology, environmental pollution in oil-fields of the Tatarstan Republic. They created the program of training «Doctor-Ecologist» for all medical institutions of Russia.
The dental school of the university is well-known for developing new constructions of dentures, implants, orthopedic materials with forms ‘memory.’
Center for clinical trials
Kazan State Medical University has actively participated in clinical trials (Phases I-IV) since 1994. On August 8th of 2011 center obtained Certificate of accreditation for conducting clinical trials of medications for medical use. During these ten years, Center for clinical trials has created a solid partnership with more than 25 Research Organizations around the world (Austria, USA, Slovenia, Denmark, England, Switzerland, Germany, France, Belgium, India, Sweden and Israel) such as Paraxel, Worldwide Clinical Trials, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd ., Quintiles, GmbH, etc
Each year more than 80 researches in various fields of medicine (cardiology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, phtisiopulmonology, endocrinology, neurology and pediatrics, psychiatry, dermatovenerology, departments of infectious diseases, obstetrics and gynecology, surgery and traumatology) are conducted. All clinical sites are accredited for conducting clinical trials and have modern diagnostic and laboratory equipment.
Kazan State Medical University also provides services of Local Ethics Committee.
More information about the Centre for clinical trials can be obtained from this presentation.