Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan visited Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi to attend the opening of the COBRINE Scientific-Educational Center for Basic Brain Research, the government said.
Also present at the ceremony were Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan, Minister of Health Anahit Avanesyan, Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports Vahram Dumanyan, Rector of Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi Armen Muradyan and others.
Prime Minister Pashinyan toured the newly established center, got acquainted with the created opportunities and directions of activities. It was mentioned that it is planned to carry out research aimed at the prevention of chronic diseases of the human brain and the provision of healthy brain function.
It is expected that the establishment of the center will contribute to the implementation of the university ռազմ strategy զարգացման science development concept, the development of innovative research in the field of neuroscience, the formation of an incubator for young professionals. The center was built with the World Bank-funded “Improvement of Education” loan program implemented by the Center for Educational Programs PIU.
Within the framework of his visit to Yerevan State Medical University, Nikol Pashinyan, accompanied by Armen Muradyan, also visited the Center for Excellence in Dental Education of YSMU, the activity of which is aimed at developing the practical skills of dentists. It is equipped with the necessary equipment, appropriate furniture, modern professional literature. Doctor training courses, specialist visits, training are organized here.
The Prime Minister also visited the Museum of Medical History of Armenia located in the central building of YSMU, the renovated gym of YSMU, the 4th classroom named after Emil Gabrielyan, the 8th classroom named after the Honored Doctor of Armenia Robert Karamyan, which were recently reconstructed.
The Prime Minister laid flowers at the memorial plaque to the victims of the 44-day war.