Polenov Neurosurgical Institute
Director of the Institute
Polenov Neurosurgical Institute is the oldest institution in Russia and the first scientific and practical neurosurgical institute in the world. It was opened in May 1926 on the initiative of professors Alexei Molotkov and Sergey Fedorov and has a long history of development. Polenov Neurosurgical Institute has been a branch of the Almazov National Medical Research Centre since 2014.
Today, the major research focus of the Institute is the development and implementation in clinical practice of innovative methods for the diagnosis and treatment of neurosurgical diseases. The Institute is proud to have more than 80 researchers who pursue the traditions of the Petersburg school of neurosurgery and actively develop basic and applied research in neurosurgery.
Over the past 4 years, the specialists of the Institute have published 245 articles in Russian and international journals with a total impact factor of 148.135, 23 monographs, 53 study guides, received 28 patents, gave 98 international presentations and 363 presentations at various Russian conferences.
- Pathoanatomical and pathophysiological developments associated with the fundamental issues in modern neurosurgery.
- Improving the methods of diagnosing, preventing and treating the complications and consequences of acute central nervous system (CNS) injury in adults and children.
- Studying the neurophysiological and pathogenetic mechanisms and improving the diagnostic system and functional neurosurgery for drug-resistant forms of focal, multifocal and generalized epilepsy in adults and children.
7th Annual Neurosurgery Meeting of the Northwestern Federal District
Neurologists of Polenov Neurosurgical Institute take part in the World Congress
Neurosurgeons at Almazov Centre remove a giant brain tumor in a pregnant woman
Scientists at Almazov Centre discover how to use the effects of non-invasive neuromodulation on blood pressure and cardiac conduction
Specialists of the Research Laboratory for Cerebrovascular and Spinal Vascular Surgery take part in a number of international conferences
Almazov Centre specialists take part in the XXIV World Congress of Neurology (WCN 2019)
Polenov Neurosurgical Institute holds a workshop on the treatment of complex intracranial aneurysms
Specialists of Polenov Neurosurgical Institute sharing experience with colleagues from China
Specialists of Polenov Neurological Institute take part in the 21st Davidenkov Readings
Almazov Centre specialists take part in St. Petersburg Septic Forum 2019
Specialists of Polenov Neurosurgical Institute take part in the European Congress
Demonstration of a neuromodulation helmet at Polenov Neurosurgical Institute
Neurologists from Polenov Neurosurgical Institute take part in the 5th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology
Specialists from the Almazov Centre give a master class on endovascular neurosurgery in Mongolia
Neurosurgeons of the Almazov Centre take part in international events
Delegation from the Almazov Centre takes part in the 13th European Congress on Epileptology
Specialist from the Almazov Centre becomes an associate editor of the Child’s Nervous System journal
Neurosurgeons of the Almazov Centre took part in the I Congress of the Eurasian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
Specialists of the Almazov Centre took part in the XXIII World Congress oа Neurology 2017
The Almazov Center took part in the Baltic Congress on Pediatric Neurology
Training and education
The Department of Neurosurgery and Neurology of the Medical Education Institute provides clinical residency and PhD programmes in neurology and neurosurgery as well as continuing professional education programmes.
Neuro-Oncology Research Laboratory
- Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Group
Laboratory of Integrative Neurosurgical Technologies
Laboratory of Cerebrovascular and Spinal Vascular Surgery
Laboratory of Cerebrovascular Disease
Pediatric Neurosurgery Laboratory
Laboratory of Spine and Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Laboratory of Neuroprotection and Neurometabolic Disorders
- Study Group on Minimally Conscious State
Laboratory of Neurology and Neurorehabilitation
Laboratory of Physiological Research in Neurosurgery and Neurology
Laboratory of Nervous System Pathology
Laboratory of Neurobiology and Psychology
Phone: +7 (812) 670-44-23 (help desk and consultation department)