The 6th Annual Session of Young Scientists “Science and Practice” was held in the Research Institute for Complex Issues of Cardiovascular Diseases (NII KPSSZ) on 09 and 10 June 2016 in Kemerovo. This year Young Scientists Session was under the authority of the Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations and The Working Group of Young Cardiologists of the Russian Society of Cardiology.
The Young Scientists Session highlighted the importance of the translation medicine to bridge between experimental studies and achievements to modern clinical cardiology. Young specialists got an opportunity to present their original researches to the medical community from different cities of the Russian Federation: Kemerovo, Tomsk, Moscow and St. Petersburg.
In her opening speech to the participants of the 2016 Annual session of Young Cardiologist, Professor Olga L. Barbarash, the Director of the NII KPSSZ and the Chairman of the Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kemerovo State Medical University, stressed the significance of the implementation of translational approach in science and research in current economical conditions as well as the need for the rapid introduction of innovative approaches and methods for diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. She also emphasized the necessity to use a coordinated multidisciplinary approach to patient care, involving the solution of one of the most acute problems of the Russian healthcare – the reduction of social costs of cardiovascular disease.