Editor-in-chief of the Medical Journal of the Russian Federation

Editor-in-chief of the Medical Journal of the Russian Federation

(Rossiiskii Meditsinskii Zhurnal)

Igor Nikitin, Doctor of Medical Science, Professor

Position:

Head of the Chair of Internal Diseases of the Medical Faculty of Pirogov Russian National Research Medical Universit

Publications:

Professor Nikitin is an author of 314 articles, 4 monographs, co-author of 3 scientific and practical guides for physicians. He has supervised 14 candidate and 5 doctoral theses.

Scientific Status:

Member of the European Society for the Study of the Liver (EASL),

Members of the Scientific Infectious Diseases Society, gastroenterologists, internists of Russian Federation.

Professor Nikitin firstly described the mechanisms of steatosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C. He studied its effects on the progression of the disease and the results of the antiviral treatment.

Under the leadership of Professor Nikitin was established a scientific and practical school of Hepatology.