National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine
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Scientific background of contemporary approach in the priority areas of medical science in the field of radiation medicine and radiobiology

A. A. Chumak, N. V. Medvedovska, L. M. Ovsannikova
State Institution National Research Center for Radiation Medicine of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Melnykov str., 53, Kyiv, 04050, Ukraine

Objective. To analyze the results of scientific research on the problems of radiation medicine and radiobiology for the further outlining of the priority fields of research in this area.
Materials. Perspective plans and annual summary of research (R & D) NAMS of Ukraine, interim and final reports on implementation of research, reports on the activities of institutions, thematic scientific publications.
Methods. Semantic and content analysis, bibliometry, historical and logical analysis.
Results. The definition of major oncological risks of radiation effects, study of radiation risks of morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, cognitive effects and cataract in liquidators of the Chornobyl nuclear power plant accident, study of transgenic effects of the brain irradiation, other organs and systems in various stages of ontogenesis in exposed in utero, in offspring of exposed parents; study of the effects of occupational exposure were recognized as perspective and requiring further research in radiation medicine.
Conclusion. Issues of NNCRM scientific activity are consistent with priority areas of research in Ukraine defined by the Law On priority directions of science and technology, namely, aimed at substantiating of the development and preservation of human potential, aimed at the creation of modern technologies on prevention and treatment of most common diseases.

Key words: research priority, radiation medicine, radiobiology.

Problems of radiation medicine and radiobiology. 2013;18:2025.

 





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