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Nazarbayev University School of Medicine (NUSOM) aspires to be a world-class institution and to generate and sustain excellence in health education and biomedical research by creating a supportive and stimulating academic environment where creativity, life-long learning and discoveries are supported and encouraged. NUSOM has been established in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, one of the major academic medical centers in the U.S., to serve as the academic hub of the Republic of Kazakhstan's first integrated academic health system. It is the Republic of Kazakhstan’s first US-style MD curriculum which will be taught in English with the goal of educating future medical leaders in health care, education and biomedical research. The goal of Nazarbayev University School of Medicine (NUSOM) is to train physicians to become skilled and compassionate science-based clinicians focused on bettering the human condition, advancing the fundamental understanding of medical science, and are prepared to make a major contribution to the development of medicine and medical science in Kazakhstan.

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  • Nurkesh, Ayan; Jaguparov, Alexandr; Jimi, Shiro; Saparov, Arman (Frontiers Media, 2020-07)
    Bioengineered materials are widely utilized due to their biocompatibility and degradability, as well as their moisturizing and antibacterial properties. One field of their application in medicine is to treat wounds by ...
  • Kim, Yevgeniy; Nurakhayev, Sanzhar; Nurkesh, Ayan; Zharkinbekov, Zharylkasyn; Saparov, Arman (International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2021-03-08)
    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity around the globe, creating a substantial socio-economic burden as a result. Myocardial infarction is a significant contributor to the detrimental ...
  • Barbirou, Mouadh; Sghaier, Ikram; Bedoui, Sinda; Ben Abderrazek, Rahma; Kraiem, Hazar; Farah, Azer; Hassiki, Rym; Mokrani, Amina; Mezlini, Amel; Almawi, Wassim Y; Loueslati-Yacoubi, Besma; Bouhaouala-Zahar, Balkiss (International Society of Oncology and BioMarkers, 2020-06)
    The KCNB1 gene variants were differentially associated with cancers. However, their association with colorectal cancer has not yet been explored. We investigated the contribution of the KCNB1 gene variants rs3331, rs1051295, ...
  • Raziyeva, Kamila; Smagulova, Aiganym; Kim, Yevgeniy; Smagul, Saltanat; Nurkesh, Ayan; Saparov, Arman (MDPI, 2020-10)
    Ischemic heart disease and myocardial infarction remain leading causes of mortality worldwide. Existing myocardial infarction treatments are incapable of fully repairing and regenerating the infarcted myocardium. Stem cell ...
  • Smagul, Saltanat; Kim, Yevgeniy; Smagulova, Aiganym; Raziyeva, Kamila; Nurkesh, Ayan; Saparov, Arman (MDPI, 2020-08)
    Myocardial infarction causes cardiac tissue damage and the release of damage-associated molecular patterns leads to activation of the immune system, production of inflammatory mediators, and migration of various cells to ...
  • Lo Presti, Daniela; Massaroni, Carlo; Jorge Leitão, Cátia Sofia; De Fátima Domingues, Maria; Sypabekova, Marzhan; Barrera, David; Floris, Ignazio; Massari, Luca; Oddo, Calogero Maria; Sales, Salvador; Iordachita, Iulian Ioan; Tosi, Daniele; Schena, Emiliano (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2020-08-24)
    In the last decades, fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) have become increasingly attractive to medical applications due to their unique properties such as small size, biocompatibility, immunity to electromagnetic interferences, ...
  • Seleznev, Ilya; Alibekova, Raushan; Clementi, Alessandra (Elsevier, 2020-11)
    Objectives: This study aimed to explore the relationship between patient satisfaction and patient experience after exposure to inpatient hospitalization. Methods: A cross-sectional self-completed survey at the bedside ...
  • Al-Dossary, Reem; Alamri, Majed; Albaqawi, Hamdan; Al Hosis, Khaled; Aljeldah, Mohammed; Aljohan, Mohammed; Aljohani, Khalid; Almadani, Noura; Alrasheadi, Bader; Falatah, Rawaih; Almazan, Joseph (MDPI, 2020-11-09)
    he newly discovered coronavirus (COVID-19) has become a pandemic, infecting thousands of people around the world. This study examines nurses’ demographic information (age, gender, marital status, area of practice, total ...
  • Poddighe, Dimitri; Vangelista, Luca (MDPI, 2020-10-28)
    Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is thought to be a multifactorial disease that includes a direct involvement of bacteria that trigger inflammation and contribute to CRS pathogenesis. Staphylococcus aureus infection and ...
  • Davies, Justine I.; Reddiar, Sumithra Krishnamurthy; Hirschhorn, Lisa R.; Ebert, Cara; Marcus, Maja-Emilia; Seiglie, Jacqueline A.; Zhumadilov, Zhaxybay; Supiyev, Adil; Sturua, Lela; Silver, Bahendeka K.; Sibai, Abla M.; Quesnel-Crooks, Sarah; Norov, Bolormaa; Mwangi, Joseph K.; Omar, Omar Mwalim; Wong-McClure, Roy; Mayige, Mary T.; Martins, Joao S.; Lunet, Nuno; Labadarios, Demetre; Karki, Khem B.; Kagaruki, Gibson B.; Jorgensen, Jutta M. A.; Hwalla, Nahla C.; Houinato, Dismand; Houehanou, Corine; Guwatudde, David; Gurung, Mongal S.; Bovet, Pascal; Bicaba, Brice W.; Aryal, Krishna K.; Msaidie, Mohamed; Andall-Brereton, Glennis; Brian, Garry; Stokes, Andrew; Vollmer, Sebastian; Ba¨rnighausen, Till; Atun, Rifat; Geldsetzer, Pascal; Manne-Goehler, Jennifer; Jaacks, Lindsay M. (Public Library of Science, 2020-11-10)
    Abstract Background Cardiovascular diseases are leading causes of death, globally, and health systems that deliver quality clinical care are needed to manage an increasing number of people with risk factors for these ...
  • Kussainova, Assiya; Kassym, Laura; Akhmetova, Almira; Glushkova, Natalya; Sabirov, Ulugbek; Adilgozhina, Saltanat; Tuleutayeva, Raikhan; Semenova, Yuliya (Public Library of Science, 2020-11-10)
    Background Vitiligo is an acquired depigmenting skin disease which is often accompanied by mental distress. There are numerous studies dedicated to local and global prevalence of depression in patients with vitiligo but ...
  • Mukhatayev, Zhussipbek; Dellacecca, Emilia R.; Cosgrove, Cormac; Shivde, Rohan; Jaishankar, Dinesh; Pontarolo-Maag, Katherine; Eby, Jonathan M.; Henning, Steven W.; Ostapchuk, Yekaterina O.; Cedercreutz, Kettil; Issanov, Alpamys; Mehrotra, Shikhar; Overbeck, Andreas; Junghans, Richard P.; Leventhal, Joseph R.; Le Poole, I. Caroline (Frontiers Media, 2020-12-01)
    Vitiligo is an autoimmune skin disease characterized by melanocyte destruction. Regulatory T cells (Tregs) are greatly reduced in vitiligo skin, and replenishing peripheral skin Tregs can provide protection against ...
  • Poddighe, Dimitri; Telman, Aigerim; Tuleutayev, Ernas; Ibrayeva, Aigul (MDPI, 2020-11-14)
    The diagnoses of ulcerative colitis have increased in pediatric patients in the last two decades. Whereas there are several reports from most areas of the world, no clinical studies describing the clinical management of ...
  • Takagi, Satoshi; Oyama, Takuto; Jimi, Shiro; Saparov, Arman; Ohjimi, Hiroyuki (MDPI, 2020-11-25)
    Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) has been commonly used over the years for a wide range of chronic/refractory lesions. Alternatively, autologous micrografting technology is recently becoming a powerful modality for ...
  • Sarría-Santamera, Antonio; Orazumbekova, Binur; Maulenkul, Tilektes; Gaipov, Abduzhappar; Atageldiyeva, Kuralay (MDPI, 2020-12-18)
    Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic and lifelong disease that incurs a huge burden to healthcare systems. Its prevalence is on the rise worldwide. Diabetes is more complex than the classification of Type 1 and 2 may suggest. ...
  • Terzic, Milan Milosav; Aimagambetova, Gulzhanat; Terzic, Sanja; Norton, Melanie; Bapayeva, Gauri; Garzon, Simone (AME Publishing, 2020-12)
    Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer in developed countries. The most prevalent, however not pathognomonic symptom of the disease is abnormal uterine bleeding. The diagnosis of endometrial cancer is ...
  • Fujita, Yukihiro; Atageldiyeva, Kuralay K.; Takeda, Yasutaka; Yanagimachi, Tsuyoshi; Makino, Yuichi; Haneda, Masakazu (Frontiers Media, 2020-12-11)
    Objective: A low-carbohydrate diet (LC) can be beneficial to obese subjects with type2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor (SGLT2i) presents prompt glucose-lowering effects in subjects with ...
  • Aimagambetova, Gulzhanat; Issanov, Alpamys; Terzic, Sanja; Bapayeva, Gauri; Ukybassova, Talshyn; Baikoshkarova, Saltanat; Aldiyarova, Aidana; Shauyen, Fariza; Terzic, Milan (Public Library of Science, 2020-12-14)
    Introduction Infertility is a problem that affects millions of people worldwide. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of stress, depression and anxiety on the IVF outcomes in Kazakhstan. Methods The prospective ...
  • Viderman, Dmitriy; Issanov, Alpamys; Temirov, Talgat; Goligher, Ewan; la Fleur, Philip (Frontiers Media, 2020-12-15)
    Background: Risk factors for medium to long-term mortality after stroke are well-established but predictors of in-hospital stroke mortality are less clearly characterized. Kazakhstan has the highest age-standardized ...
  • Sarria-Santamera, Antonio; Orazumbekova, Binur; Terzic, Milan; Issanov, Alpamys; Chaowen, Chen; Asúnsolo-del-Barco, Angel (MDPI, 2020-12-30)
    There is still much controversy regarding the epidemiology of endometriosis. The objective of this work is to conduct a systematic review, and if possible, proceed with a meta-analysis of studies that have analyzed the ...

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