Tbilisi Medical Academy


Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy (TMA) held an International Students Symposium "Medicine and Science 2022" on December 7 within the framework of the 30th anniversary week. The event aimed to promote student research and scientific cooperation. It was attended by the students of universities of Georgia (Ilia State University, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University - TSU, Tbilisi State Medical University - TSMU, TMA), Hungary (University of Pecs), Poland (Medical University of Lodz) and Ukraine (Tirnopil National Medical University, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev, Paladin Institute of Biochemistry of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine). The members of the scientific committee of the event were professors: Andreas Kaufmann (Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany), Mladen Krajcic (University of Zagreb, Croatia), Osvaldas Ruksenas (University of Vilnius, Lithuania).

The scientific committee nominated the following teams in the category of best presentations:

  • Mariam Kevkhishvili and Konstantine Gachechiladze (TMA) - from exclusion to avoidance;

  • Gyorgy Bokerya (TSU) - Aortic valve neocuspidization with glutaraldehyde-treated autologous pericardium (Ozaki procedure) in Georgia.

The members of organizing committee of the International Students Symposium "Medicine and Science 2022" were TSA students, they also nominated their favorites:

  • Tamar Dandurishvili - Amygdala and hippocampal subregions mediate outcomes following trauma during typical development

  • Diana Mamuladze - Pros and cons of alternative medicine.