In 2015, the University joined the Russian-Chinese Association of Medical Universities, due to which there is a wide range of cooperation: from high-technology research and development to academic exchanges and joint educational programmes.
The research activity on “Performance evaluation of biospecific sorbents in treatment of diseases and pathologies related to accumulation of toxic substances” has been conducted during five years together with the Institute of Hydrocarbons Processing in the framework of the Research and Education Center “Medical Sorbents and Technologies”, founded on the basis of the Institute of Hydrocarbons Processing. The result was a patent for an invention in 2015.
Together with the Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine and Omsk Research Institute of Feral Herd Infections, the research on “Medical and social consequences of fusing tuberculosis epidemic and HIV infection in Siberian Region” is being conducted (the principle investigator at the University – the Department of Epidemiology). The new data on prevalence of co-infections of HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis C in various population groups have been obtained. Main risk factors contributing to involving risk groups in the epidemic process of tuberculosis and HIV infection, their significance in forming HIV associated tuberculosis incidence of the population in Omsk Region have been detected. The value of obtained results is in improvement of loss reduction technologies from socially significant diseases in a resource-constrained environment. The obtained results make it possible to influence the epidemic process of tuberculosis infection, HIV associated tuberculosis and to provide a basis for stabilizing socially significant diseases incidence of the population in Siberian Region.
Together with the Institute of Cytology and Genetics within the framework of “Creation of early diagnosis technology of intestinal-type gastric cancer based on the individual passport (personification of gastric cancer prevention)”, carried out according to a government task of the Russian Ministry of Public Health, material processing technique to identify microRNA as a major factor of inflammation regulation in Helicobacter pylori infection has been optimized. Preliminary evidence of microRNA level in tissue samples of Helicobacter pylori infected adolescents and people with intestinal-type gastric cancer has been obtained. Significant differences of their concentration in tissue samples have been specified.