The Rector of SPbMU, Corr. Member of RAMS, Professor N.A. Yaitsky receives congratulations on
occasion of the 100th anniversary of the SPbMU from Dr. med A.L. Uss, Director of the Belorussian
Center of BMT and Haematology, оn behalf of the Parliament of Belorussia.
Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends!
Three years ago St. Petersburg I. Pavlov State Medical University
has celebrated its centenary.
This year we celebrate the 100-year jubilee of the Faculty Therapy Chair, along with the
century jubilee since the birthday of Prof. T.S. Istamanova who guided this Chair from 1948
to 1974. The history of the Chair is tightly connected with development of haematology in our
The Chair has initiated the foundation of the Center of Haematology at SPbMU at the year of
its jubilee. Arrangement of the Center of Haematology with a Bone Marrow Transplantation
Department has substantially augmented the standards of haematological, oncological and
transfusiological facilities at SPbMU.
I would like to congratulate the staff of Faculty Therapy Chair and all specialists of the
Center of Haematology of SPbMU on this Jubilee.
Successful activities of our haematologists are determined by the cooperation and support
from our foreign colleagues.
In the person of Prof. Dr. med., Dr.h.c. A. Zander (Germany) and Prof. Dr. med.,
Dr.h.c. A. Fauser (Germany), I would like to express my deep gratitude to our foreign
colleagues for providing access to modern achievements in haematology, oncology and
transfusiology to our patients.
I wish You further creativity and fruitful cooperation in research to the favour
of our patients.
Professor N.A. Yaitsky, Rector of SPbMU,
Corr. Member of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences.