Science & Reasearch
While advanced research at the University is carried out in virtually every field of modern medicine, its contribution is most widely recognized in such disciplines as immunology, endocrinology, oncology, nuclear medicine, anaesthesiology, surgery, nephrology, gynaecology and obstetrics (especially perinatology), ecology, parasitic and tropical diseases, AIDS, viral hepatitis, hematology, child oncology, cytophysiology and cytopathology, development of the central nervous system, immunology of skin diseases, clinical pharmacology, genetics, audiology, phoniatrics and optometry.
The major research topics in the Faculty of Pharmacy are the stability of drugs, pharmacokinetics and biochemistry, the synthesis and analysis of new therapeutic agents, phytochemistry, toxicology and pharmacology.
The fields of research activity of the Faculty of Health Sciences are health promotion, nursing processes and standards in nursing activity.
The investigations conducted at the University are presented in several hundred research papers published yearly in professional journals.
The University hosts between 5 and 10 major international congresses a year and visits of foreign researchers are a daily routine. The University co-operates regularly with Universities in Rennes and Rouen (France), Turku (Finland), Berlin, Gottingen, Halle, Kiel, Magdeburg, Mainz, Munchen Regensburg (Germany), Linkoping (Sweden), Oslo University College (Norway), Perugia (Italy), University of Illinois at Chicago (USA).
Many University staff members serve on the boards of international professional and scientific associations or are invited to act as advisers by the WHO and IAEA. MD and Ph.D. degrees awarded at the University enjoy wide international recognition. In some countries, e.g. Germany, they are accepted with no further confirmation requirements. They are routinely accepted in Sweden, Britain, the United States and Canada. At present more than 1200 graduates of the University practice or research abroad. Many of them are clinical specialists and heads of hospital departments in Europe, North America, South Africa and elsewhere.