International Summer School "Space Biology and Medicine"
20 June - 04 July, 2005
(14 days, 40 academic hours of study + 16 academic hours of educational visits)
The Faculty of Fundamental Medicine of Lomonosov Moscow State University,
the Institute of Biomedical Problems of Russian Academy of Sciences,
and Modern Educational Programmes Company
invite you to take part in an International Summer School
"Space Biology and Medicine"
All lectures and workshops are conducted in English
The course considers the problems of vital functions of a person in space. It is for the first time that the basics of this subject have been introduced to medical senior students and postgraduates. The course presents interest for a wide range of biologists and medical doctors. It is based on the unique observations obtained during 40 years of Soviet and Russian space programmes development. The course shows how the achievements of space medicine can be used in general clinical practice.
Workshops are conducted at the Institute for Biomedical Problems, the State Scientific Centre of Russian Federation. The course includes demonstration of medical provision of "Vostok", "Voskhod", "Soyuz" spaceships and "Salyut" and "Mir" space stations. During lectures and workshops students have the opportunity to compare basic biomedical results obtained in the course of Russian and American space projects. A considerable part of the course is devoted to new technologies which are used at the Russian segment of the International space station.
Participants will have the opportunity to visit:
International Summer School "Space Biology and Medicine" programme
Programme Director: Deputy Dean Vasiliy A. Loginov,