At the Department of Neurology No. 2, headed by Full Professor Olena Tkachenko, the investigations concerning the nervous system state under somatic pathology, in particular the kidneys, are under way. The investigations concerning the nervous system stat in renal pathology in patients with neuromuscular diseases, in particular, have been carried out by PhD in Medicine, Associate Professor Oksana Kononets and extramural post-graduate student Tymur Karaiev.
The world medical scientific community is gradually accumulating data on how certain organs and systems of the human body respond to infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The primary well-known symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, dry cough, and fatigue. However, many of the symptoms experienced by people infected with SARS-CoV-2 involve the nervous system, and, in some cases, they can be the only symptoms at presentation.
2 November 2020, Kononets Oksana M., Associate Professor of the Department of Neurology No. 2, was awarded the Knowledge, Heart and Soul Dedicated to People Medal by the Ukrainian Citizen Group "KRAINA" for her diligent work and charity, daily work that saves lives, for the thorough professional expertise, for the heart and soul, put into each patient (Order No. 11, dated 2 November 2020).
The staff members of the Department of Neurology No. 2 pursue their activities at carrying out research. Every year we participate in symposia, workshops, fora, etc.
The Department of Neurology No. 2 of NMAPE is engaged in research to global standards, through teaching courses, writing papers, taking part in international conferences and forums.