The State Institution
Romodanov Neurosurgery Institute
National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine

Laboratory of Experimental Neurosurgery

Nina Ya. Grydina +380 44 483-94-07


Acting head – candidate of medical science Hridina Nina Yakivna (since 2006).

Created in 1950. Former heads of the laboratory include: І.D.Virozub, MD (1950-1956), Prof. Т.М.Serhienko, MD (1956-1986), О.V.Kopiov, MD (1987-1990), candidate of medical science О.О.Radzievskiy (1992-1993), candidate of medical science А.P.Cherchenko (1993-2006).

Key areas of research:

  • study of pathogenesis of intracranial hypertension, edema and brain swelling, experimental modeling of slowly rising hypertension, development of separate impedancometry of brain structures;
  • study of pathogenesis of traumatic brain injury and its remote sequela;
  • study of pathogenic mechanisms of epilepsy, development and improvement of experimental epilepsy models – posttraumatic, mediator, kindling, glial;
  • exploration of fundamental and applied problems of transplantation of embryonic and cultured brain tissues;
  • modeling of brain tumors on experimental animals and study of the effect of laser- and chemotherapy on the growth of experimental glyomas;
  • study of the effect of small doses of external and internal irradiation on CNS.

The Laboratory is located in the 1st (administrative and laboratory) building of Romodanov Neurosurgery Institute (see Institute scheme).

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