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The Department was organized in 1960. At first it was the Dept. of Biologically Active Substances, then in 1966 – the Dept. of Experimental Therapy. It was founded by Professor Yuri Spasokukotsk who was its firs chief. In 1975 the department was renamed the Dept. of Immunology and Cytotoxic Sera. It was headed by Professor Mykola Ilchevich from 1973 to 1988, and by Iryna Alexeeva, DSc(boil.) from 1989 to 2010. Since 2014 it is the Dept. of Immunophysiology.
Since 2011 the department has been headed by Professor Roman Yanchiy, DSc(boil.).
The main areas of studies are focused on the further development of Oleksandr Bohomolets` ideas relative to the investigation of dysfunction and corrective recovery mechanisms under organ-specific antibodies, mechanisms of immune responsiveness under conditions of pathology of male and female reproductive systems as well as liver, cardiovascular and excretory systems.
Taking experiments carried out at the Dept. as a basis, Proovarin and Protesticulin for treatment of women of childbearing age and for treating male impotence of the cortico-spinal and endocrine origin were created. For increasing fertility of farm animals AOCS-c (for cows), AOSC-p (for pigs) and AOCS-b (for bovids) were created.
The procedure for production of the protein-colloid blood substitute Geosen was developed.
Among the workers of the Dept. there are three Drs.Sci, six PhDs and two PG students.
Over the last 5 years 133 articles (25, in international journals) were published. Associates of the Dept. participated in 31scientific forums; 7 scientists obtained their Doctor`s (2) and Candidate`s (5) degrees.
Scientific workers of the Dept. received awards:
Three O.O. Bogomolets Prizes NAS of Ukraine;
- Yanchiy R.I. - the title of Honored Worker of Science of Ukraine; best inventor of NAS of Ukraine; Diploma of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine;
- Grushka N.G., Shepel OA - Scholarships Young Scientists of NAS of Ukraine;
- Shepel O.A. - Scholarship of President of Ukraine.
Associates of department have published 10 monographs, received two inventor's certificate, three declarative patents for drugs, two utility model patents.
Performed Grants: Foundation for Basic Research Committee on Science and Technology and the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the latest biomedical issues and the environment.
The department along with the research activities transmit their experience to students of Kyiv universities, PhD Koleynykova A.M. and PhD Lytvynenko A.P. – are assistants of Department of Physiology Medical University of Traditional Medicine and Professor Yanchiy R.I. - Professor of Physical and Biomedical Electronics NTU "KPI".