Internation Activity

The National Medical Research Center for Endocrinology actively collaborates with international medical community. The Center’s employees join organizations and associations that unite fundamental scientists, clinicians and healthcare providers, key specialists in their fields. This helps to extend contacts between clinics and institutions, implement proactive scientific projects supported by scientific foundations, make inter-agency agreements on certain scientific projects and long-term cooperation.

Moreover, the Society of Young Endocrinologists at the National Medical Research Center for Endocrinology work closely with international societies of young endocrinologists, particularly with the European Young Endocrine Scientists (EYES) ( based on the European Society of Endocrinologists; with the German society of young endocrinologists - Young Active Research in Endocrinology (YARE)(, with young neuroendocrinology researchers - EYRC ENEA young researcher committee(, where the Center’s employees are part of the Committee Presidium (Patimat Khandayeva).

Interaction with international organizations also involves cooperating with commercial organizations, representing Russia's interests at expert councils, creating clinical guidelines, initiating clinical studies of medicines, including those made under the auspices of the National Medical Research Center for Endocrinology.

The staff of the Center uses advanced knowledge and technologies, applying the best domestic and foreign experience in the field of disease prevention and treatment, improving the quality of life of our patients.

International partners of the Center:

- European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) -
The European Society of Endocrinology includes all key areas in endocrinology: scientific and educational focal groups, a society of young endocrinologists, nurses association. ESE holds annual scientific congresses, certified postgraduate education courses, expert councils, thematic educational conferences, and develops key clinical guidelines for the European region. NMRC staff regularly participates in ESE educational schools held in European countries, and is part of their focus groups.

- Endocrine society -
One of the largest endocrinologists associations based in the United States, developing clinical guidelines and uniting fundamental and clinical researchers across all areas of endocrinology. The association's annual conferences bring together thousands of delegates from around the globe to discuss latest scientific results and recent clinical guidelines. The Endocrine Society publishes the most highly rated journals with the highest impact factor in endocrinology. The association’s list of activities also includes creating and implementing educational programs for both young and experienced specialists, clinicians and scientists.

- The European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) -
The goal of ESPE is to improve the provision of medical care to children and adolescents with endocrine diseases by combining achievements of scientific, educational and practical clinical work. It includes: scientific and educational focus groups, annual European scientific and clinical congresses, certified courses, expert councils, and thematic educational conferences. In addition, ESPE is actively engaged in the education of pediatric endocrinologists in the emerging countries, and annually hold courses for young scientists. ESPE is responsible for publishing one of the most highly rated scientific and clinical journals on pediatric endocrinology. An application has been submitted for a conference of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinologists in 2024 to be held in Moscow. The application is being reviewed.

- American Diabetes Association (ADA) -
The organization’s activities are aimed at innovative development of medical care for patients with diabetes mellitus and its complications, as well as carrying out scientific research and additional in-depth education of specialists in the field.

- European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) -
The goals of the Association are to support research in diabetes mellitus and its complications, to disseminate the acquired knowledge and to assist in its application. Employees of the Center are members of EASD, take part in specialized task force on complications and regularly participate in EASD conferences, being multiple prize-winners for the best reports.

- International Diabetes Federation (IDF) -
Supports the control, treatment and prevention of diabetes complications. An employee of The National Medical Research Center for Endocrinology (Aleksander Mayorov) is in charge of the IDF European Bureau.

- International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) -
A non-profit organization focuses its scientific and educational activities on osteoporosis and other metabolic diseases of the skeleton. The foundation includes scientific focus groups and brings together regional physician associations and osteoporosis patient associations. It organizes annual congresses and events that draw public attention to the problem of osteoporosis. It also publishes educational materials in different languages, including Russian. Scientific achievements are published in four highly rated journals. A staff member of the Center (Zhanna Belaya) is a member of the Scientific Committee.

-American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) -
The ASBMR unites fundamental scientists, clinicians and healthcare providers involved in the study of bone and mineral metabolism. International conferences and advanced certification courses are held yearly. The Society promotes the publication of two official journals on bone metabolism.

International telemedical cooperation program ECHO -
The key task of Extension Community Healthcare Outcome technology - from leading experts to a patient’s bed in the most remote region - is to achieve the quality of medical care for patients in the most remote regions comparable to the leading expert clinics of the country. ECHO brings together a group of therapists and high-class expert doctors to review didactic presentations and clinical cases filed mainly by regional doctors. The first ECHO clinic in the National Medical Research Center for Endocrinology is dedicated to improving the quality of medical care for patients with osteoporosis and other skeleton pathology: Bone Health TeleECHO Moscow. Employees of the Center are members of the organization (Zhanna Belaya, Tatiana Grebennikova)

- European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) -
The society focuses on endocrine component of musculoskeletal system disease. It is a fundamental scientific community.

- European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO)-
The association's work is devoted to combating obesity, in particular raising public awareness of the problem, promoting education and research in this field. The association yearly convenes international congresses and educational events including certified postgraduate education courses. The National Medical Research Center for Endocrinology has received three-year accreditation from the Center for Obesity Management (COM) under the auspices of EASO and is recognized as the leading center for the obesity treatment in Europe.

- The European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG) -
Unites doctors, scientists, epidemiologists, nutritionists, students of the European region and different countries, conducts scientific research on obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents. To date, ECOG works closely with the WHO European Office and the European Academy of Pediatrics.

- European Neuroendocrine Association (ENEA) -
The association's work is dedicated to neuroendocrine diseases, particularly pituitary pathology, neuroendocrine tumors and hypopituitarism. The association combines many orphan endocrine diseases with pituitary and neuroendocrine system lesions. The Center’s employees regularly participate in ENEA conferences and are multiple prize-winners for the best reports.

- European Thyroid Association (ETA) -
The association's activities are dedicated to thyroid diseases. The association includes scientific focus groups (on iodine deficiency control (IGN) and thyroid cancer (ETA Cancer Group), regional physician unions and patient associations. International congresses are held yearly on topical issues related to the management of patients with thyroid diseases.

- American Thyroid Association (ATA) -
The activity of the organization is aimed at innovative development of clinical care of patients with thyroid diseases, as well as carrying out scientific research and additional in-depth education of specialists in the field.

- German Endocrine society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie, DGE) -
German Society of Endocrinologists, including pediatric endocrinologists. The Society extensively develops endocrinology in Germany in terms of both science and clinical work, supports young specialists with educational programs, grants, etc. The German Society is also proactive in developing regulatory framework for patients and doctors. Members of the association actively communicate with Russian endocrinologists and show interest in development of this cooperation. The Society holds an annual congress with a mandatory session for reports by young endocrinologists.

- Thyroid Trans Act -
The Association and Scientific Program of Germany that aims to study the functions and effects of thyroid hormones outside classical concepts to form new understanding about the effects of hormones and to find an answer to the main question: what underpins thyroid health and diseases.