Orenburg State Medical Academy
Vyacheslav Nikitenko, 60 years old, defended his doctoral thesis in 1986 and received the title of Professor of Traumatology and Orthopedics department in the Orenburg State Medical Academy, where he has been working since 1976. The main sphere of scientific interests is a surgical infection. He has discovered a previously unknown bacterial protective mechanism of living organisms. He has published 3 papers in London and 182 papers in various journals in Russia. He received patents for 28 inventions in Russia, the USA, Australia, Japan, England, France and several other countries. Maria Nikitenko, 35 years old, Candidate of Medical Sciences (Ph.D. in medical sciences), defended her Ph.D. thesis in 2001. She is the author of 12 published in Russia works.