Research activity is grouped into two main themes at Department of Pediatrics I.
Ongoing Research Themes
- Assessment of the significance of controllable and uncontrollable risk factors in the early diagnosis and treatment of somatic pathology in children in modern living conditions (Supervisor: Prof. Maximovich N. A., Head of the Department of Pediatrics I.
- Development of a method of pathogenetic treatment of community acquired pneumonia in children with impairments in the L-arginine-NO system. (Principal Investigator: Prof. Maximovich N. A., Investigator: Parfenava I.V.). Financed with grant of the state program «Mother and Child Health is a basis of wellbeing of society».
Current PhD topics
- Effect of endothelial dysfunction on pathogenesis, clinical signs and diagnosis of pneumonia in children. Supervisor: Prof. Maximovich N.A.; PhD student: Parfenava I.V.
- Prognosis and prevention of life-threatening arrhythmias in children with minor heart anomalies. Supervisor: Prof. Lyalikau S.A.; PhD student: Tomchyk N.V.
Academic staff of Department of Pediatrics I attends conferences on a regular basis, take part in training to be up-to-date in research areas as well as publishes papers in scientific journals.