Gold Anniversary of the Medical Radiological Research Center

"Radiation and Risk", 2012, vol. 21, no. 3, pp.7-9


Tsyb A.F. – Director of MRRC, Academician of RAMS, MD, Professor, Main Editor of journal “Radiation and Risk”. Medical Radiological Research Center of the Russian Ministry of Health and Social Development, Obninsk. Contacts: Contacts: 4 Korolyov str., Obninsk, Kaluga region, Russia, 249036. Tel.: (48439) 9-30-14; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The welcome speech of the Director of the Medical Radiological Center of Academician A.F. Tsyb to the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Center is given in the article. The Center develops and introduces into medical practice science-intensive medical-diagnostic technologies based on the application of various types of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation. Fundamental and applied scientific research is carried out on the most important problems of the biological effect of ionizing and non-ionizing radiations in biology and medicine. New radiopharmaceuticals, means of prevention and treatment of radiation and combined radiation injuries, methods of radiation and hygienic regulation, prediction and prevention of long-term irradiation effects are developed and introduced. Medical problems of protection and rehabilitation of various categories of people affected by the Chernobyl accident and other radiation effects are being addressed.

Ключевые слова
Ionizing radiation, radiobiology, cell renewal, chromosome aberrations, mathematical models, microdosimetry, apoptosis, gene expression, radiosensitivity modification, radioprotectors, hypoxic sensitizers, Chernobyl accident.

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