The department of medical research and information was founded in 1970 and headed by Professor B.I. Simenach (1977-1992), L.V. Golovashhuk (1992-1995), L.M. Lygun, Cand.Tech.Sci., V.A. Kolesnichenko, Dr.Med.Sci., (2001-2019).
Guided by professor B.I. Simenach, the department conducted science-related studies, namely in the field of arthrology, which set ground for the developed concept of joint diseases, caused by genetic heredity.
The strategic goal of the scientific forecasting department along with the patent and license group is to create a system of intellectual property object management, which consists of defining patent-able decisions, choosing an appropriate form, legal protection and monitoring, aimed to define perspectives and opportunities of the commercial use of the innovations, as well as application and transfer of treatment techniques.
The major areas of scientific research are:
- forming of patent maintenance of scientific researches;
- scientific forecasting of major developments in the sphere of vertebrology and arthrology;
- creation of new research and informational resources;
- creation and advancement of the existing research and informational technologies.
The integral medicine group continues its scientific research of joint diseases, caused by genetic heredity.
In the last five years the department workers have published 56 scientific works, two monographs (in co-authorship) and 49 scientific articles.