Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology

The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) is a private graduate research university. Established in 2011 in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Skoltech educates global leaders in innovation, advances scientific knowledge, and fosters new technologies aimed at addressing critical issues facing Russia and the world. Skoltech conducts its work by integrating the best practices of the leading Russian and international educational and scientific research universities. The university further focuses on entrepreneurship and innovative education.

Address
Skolkovo Innovation Center, Building 3 Moscow 143026 Russia
Website
http://www.skoltech.ru/en

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Genetics

Long-term low-calorie diet prevents age-related molecular changes

Scientists from Russia and the United States have looked at how the gene methylation process changes its behavior with age and how the amount of calories consumed affects these molecular changes. They found that the age-related ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Machine learning to combat hospital-acquired infections

A group of scientists and doctors led by Skoltech Professor Vladimir Zelman has studied hospital-acquired meningitis risk factors using machine learning methods. Their research findings were published in the Journal of Critical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists have found a new mechanism for the liver cell regeneration

An international research collaborative has demonstrated for the first time the role of cholangiocytes (epithelial bile duct cells) in liver regeneration. The results of the study are highly promising for regenerative medicine ...