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

Tissue Culture Laboratory

Vira M. Semenova +380 44 483-92-08


 Semenova V.M.
 Semenova V.M.

Head – Semenova Vira Mykhaylivna, MD (since 1992).

Created in 1962. The laboratory was directed by Prof. T.P.Verkhohliadova, MD, (1962-1991).

Key areas of research:

– research on tissue culture histobiological properties of cerebral tumors of various histogenesis and study of their metabolism mechanisms (nucleic, carbohydrate, lipidic) and emzymatic profile;
– research on the potential of brain tumors depending on their histogenesis and malignancy grade using quantitative methods of cytospectrophotometry and histoautoradiography;
– research on sensitivity of cultured glyomas to antiblastic drugs;
– research on reactions of cultured brain tumors and nervous tissue cells to laser irradiation using various photosensitizers;
–  research on reactions of cultured brain tumors and nervous tissue cells to laser irradiation using various photosensitizers;
– involvement in the exploration of pathogenic mechanism of epilepsy and neurotransplantation.

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

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