17 ноября 2017
First results of cooperation with Roche Pharma

Sechenov University's governance met with the representatives of Roche Pharma and Swiss-Russian Forum on November 16, 2017.
Bilateral coopeartion agreement between the University and Roche Pharma was signed on June 16, 2017. And after several months both sides have discussed the first work results.
Mr. Peter Hug, regional head of Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa at Roche Pharma agreed that medical education should be developed together with the new technologies and in accordance with the new trends. The concept of physician's role is changing. Physician becomes a "general manager", who needs to be aware of immunobiology & physiology issues, use of medicines. Prof. Glybochko, rector of Sechenov University, suggested to take into consideration possibility of  launching educational program, which will train specialists for Roche Pharma due to the up-to-date requirements.

Both sides noted the progress in all fields of cooperation: improvement of academic reputation, participation in the program "school-university-pharmaceutical industry", increase academic staff mobility, search for possible ways of scientific cooperation. Particularly, favourable opinion was received on therapeutic drug monitoring. Products of Roche Pharma were included into list of life-saving medicines and will be available to patients next year. 

Roche Pharma is ready to offer the opportunity of clerkships at the marketing department. 

Mrs. Beatrice Lombard, president and founder of Swiss-Russian Forum also attended the meeting. She came up with a proposal on implementation of dual educational programs together with the top-ranked Swiss universities. 

Following the end of the meeting, Sechenov University and Roche Pharma expressed readiness for further cooperation.

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