Influenza Ecology and Epidemiology Center
Managed by Doctor of Medical Sciences E.I. Burtseva.
The research that are currently being carried out in the laboratory were initiated by Honored Scientist of the RSFSR, Professor M.I. Sokolov, Professor A.S. Gorbunova, Academician of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences V.M. Zhdanov, Honored Scientist of the RSFSR, Professor L.Ya. Zakstelskaya, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Professor A.N. Slepushkin.
In accordance with the order of Rospotrebnadzor No. 373 dated March 31, 2005 "On improving the system of epidemiological surveillance and control of influenza and acute respiratory viral infections", the laboratory was assigned the functions of the Center for Ecology and Epidemiology of Influenza (CEEI). In order to further implement the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) on the territory of the Russian Federation, by the order of Rospotrebnadzor No. 88 dated March 17, 2008 "On measures to improve monitoring of pathogens of infectious and parasitic diseases", he laboratory was assigned the functions of one of four Reference Centers for influenza monitoring in the Russian Federation.Read more
Managed by RAS academician D.K. Lvov.
The D.I. Ivanovsky Institute of Virology has more than half a century of experience in monitoring the circulation of influenza viruses, a great contribution to the study of the properties of which was made by the scientists who were the first ones to study this problem: Honored Scientist of the RSFSR, Professor M.I. Sokolov and Professor A.S. Gorbunov. In 1959, the All-Union Center of the USSR for Influenza was created at the Institute, collaborating with the WHO, headed by outstanding scientists of the country: Academician of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences V.M. Zhdanov, and later by Honored Scientist of the RSFSR, Professor L.Ya. Zakstelskaya. Since 1987, Academician of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences (later - RAMS, then RAS) D.K. Lvov was elected director of the Institute of Virology, who also managed the center.Read more