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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Neuroscience

Brain-computer-leg interface restores motion after stroke

Skoltech researchers have devised a novel method for leg rehabilitation after injury or stroke that uses a brain-computer interface and electrical stimulation of the spine delivered through the skin. Created by scientists ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Graph-based model predicts pandemic waves

Researchers from Skoltech, the University of Arizona and Linköping University in Sweden have created a graphical model that describes the patterns of infection outbreaks spreading between different localities. The model ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Spotting Parkinson's disease through AI

Tracking wearable sensors, filming the patients performing routine exercises, or examining their handwriting—which is better for Parkinson's detection? Researchers at Skoltech performed a comparative study of these three ...

Surgery

Iron-silicon alloy for implants that fix broken bones

Researchers from Skoltech and Sechenov University have 3D-printed and investigated the properties of samples of a porous iron-silicon alloy that the team considers promising for making implants for bone regeneration. The ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Mass spectrometry to detect key markers of Alzheimer's

A group of Skoltech scientists led by Professor Evgeny Nikolaev in collaboration with colleagues from MIPT, Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology of RAS, and Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics of RAS has overviewed ...

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