Natalia Shakhova

Education:

1974-1980 - Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy

1980-1981 - postgraduate student at the Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy. N.Novgorod Maternity Hospital, specialization – Obstetrics and Gynecology

1996 - PhD Medicine

2005 - Doctor of Science Medicine

Scope of professional interests:

- translational medicine;

- oncogynecology;

- laporoscopy, hysteroscopy, colposcopy;

- biophotonics, optical bioimaging;

- laser surgery;

- photodynamic diagnosing (PDD) and photodynamic therapy(PDT)

Professional career:

1980-1991 - medical doctor (Maternity Home, Regional Hospital

1991-1996 - Assistant professor Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,

1997-2000 - Assistant professor Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Senior scientist Institute of Applied Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences

2001-present - Leading scientist Institute of Applied Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences

2005-2013 - Professor Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy, department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

2011-present - Leading scientist Nizhny Novgorod State University

Visitor researcher:

KARL STORZ GmbH & Co(Germany - Tuttlingen, France - Paris, Chartres, Clermont-Ferrand, 1998)

Сleveland Сlinic Foundation (USA, Сleveland, 2003)

University of Florida (USA, Gainesville, 2003)

University of Texas (USA, Austin, Galveston 2003)

University of California (USA, Irvine, 2005)

Anticancer Inc. (USA, San Diego, 2005)

Minimally Invasive Surgical Technologies Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (USA, Los Angeles, 2008)

University of Munich (Germany, Munich, 2010)

Membership in professional organizations:

2005- present - program committee member conference «Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Domain Optical Methods in Biomedicine» (Photonics West, BiOS), USA

2005-2011 - program committee member conference «Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Techniques» (SPIE/OSA European Conferences on Biomedical Optics), Germany

2011-present - program committee member conference «Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions» (SPIE/OSA European Conferences on Biomedical Optics), Germany

2006-present - program committee member Troitsk conferences «Medical physics», Russia

2007-present – chair of «Optical Bioimaging» conference in International Symposium «Topical problems of Biophotonics’2007’2009’2011’2013», Russia

2011-present - member of editorial board Photonics & Lasers in Medicine, ISSN 2193-0643, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin\Boston

2012-present - member of editorial board Photodynamic therapy and photodiagnising, ISSN 2306-9597, Moscow

2005-2012 - member of council of experts of Russian Foundation for Basic Research 02-900 «Medical physics»

2005-present - expert of Russian Foundation for Basic Research and Bortnik Foundation

2014 -present - expert of Russian Science Foundation

2012-present – registered in the national list of experts in scientific and technical activity

Reviewer Journal of Biomedical Optics, Modern Technologies in Medicinehttp://www.stm-journal.ru/, Journal of Biophotonics

Awards, prizes, grants:

1999 - Russian Federation State Prize 1999 in Science and Technology

Managing of scientific projects:

2001-2013 - projects of Presidium RAS «Fundamental Sciences for Medicine»

2011-2013 - grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research 11-02-00916-а «Noninvasive monitoring of new photosensitizer with optical bioimaging»

2008-2009 - grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research 08-02-99049-r_ofi «Development of optical bioimaging technology for PDT monitoring»

2012-2013 - in the frames of the Federal Targeted Program «Optical coherence tomography as a method of investigation of pathological alterations mechanisms in reproductive medicine» (Project №8147)

2015-2017 - grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research 15-29-04884 офи_м «Noninvasive assessment of neovascularization of breast reconstruction in female patients with breast cancer»

Pedagogical activities:

2005-2013 - professor of Obstetrics&Gynecology Department of Medical Academy

2012-2014 - lectures "Introscopy" and «Photodynamic Therapy»for students, researchers and physician of postgraduate courses in Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy of the Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy

Publications:

Total 165 publications, 7 book chapters, 1 handbook, 9 patents (8 RF, 1 USA), 22 peer-reviewed journal publications since 2010

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