The State Institution "Department for Biotechnological Problems of Diagnostic of
the Institute for Problems of Cryobiology and Cryomedicine National Academy of
Sciences of Ukraine" (VBTPD) was created in accordance with the Resolution of the
Presidium of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine from November 6, 1996 No.
351 by reorganization of the Scientific and Engineering Center "LEKON" of R.E.
Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology National
Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. VBTPD is a state-funded non-profit scientific
institution. It is in charge of the NAS of Ukraine and is a part of the Department of
Biochemistry, Physiology and Molecular Biology of National Academy of Sciences of
Ukraine. Scientific and methodological guidance for the activity of VBTPD provides
by Institute of Cryobiology and Cryomedicine of National Academy of Sciences of
Ukraine. The Department for Biotechnological Problems of Diagnostic carries out its
activities in accordance with the current legislation, the Statute of National Academy
of Sciences of Ukraine, the decisions of Presidium of National Academy of Sciences
of Ukraine and the Statute of the VBPTD.
The main tasks of VBTPD are to carry out fundamental and applied research in
the direction: development of principles, methods and biotechnical systems for
diseases diagnostic in order to obtain new scientific knowledge and their use for
practical purposes, in accordance with the Resolution of the Presidium of the NAS of
Ukraine dated November 6, 1996 No. 351, as well as holding scientific and
technological (experimental) developments based on scientific knowledge gained as a
result of scientific research, in order to bring such knowledge to the stage of practical
use, the provision of scientific and technical services of scientific and technical
expertise. Ensuring high quality of scientific research and scientific and technological
(experimental) developments, systematic accumulation and synthesis of scientific
results, creation of conditions for realization of creative possibilities of a scientific
collective and social protection of workers.
The department was established for the purpose of carrying out scientific
researches which were aimed at obtaining and using new knowledge in the field of
diagnostics of diseases, bringing scientific and technical knowledge to the stage of
practical use, training of highly skilled scientific personnel, satisfaction of social,
economic and cultural needs and innovative development of the country. For VBTPD
the scientific, innovation and technical activities are basic.
Since 1997, the Head of the VBTP is PhD in medical sciences Sydorenko M.V. At
present, in VBTP there are 11 scientific staff, including 1 doctor of sciences, 7
candidates of sciences. On the basis of VBTPD, two post-graduate students conduct
research work within the framework of preparing their dissertation papers.
The VBTPD staff are active members of leading international and national
professional organizations (ESMO - European Society for Medical Cancer, European
Cancer Research Association - EACR, European Contra Cancer Organization -
ECCO, Ukrainian Society of Cytologist. Research Officer of Department, Ph.D.,
Perepelitsina O., is reviewer of the Targeted Oncology Magazine, Springer).
VBPPD has established fruitful cooperation with organizations of the National
Academy of Sciences of Ukraine: O.O. Chuika Institute of Surface Chemistry, Institute
of Metal Physics, Institute of Physics, SCTB of "Institute of Cryobiology and
Cryomedicine", National Cancer Institute (Ukrainian Ministry of Health of Ukraine),
Ukrainian Medical Dentistry Academy; NSC "Institute of Biology" of Taras
Shevchenko Kyiv National University.