— Director, Federal State Budgetary Institution National Medical Research Radiological Centre of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
· Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Academician of RAS, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation.
· Director General of the National Medical Research Radiological Centre (NMRRC) of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Director of the P.A. Herzen Moscow Cancer Research Institute, a branch of NMRRC.
· He is one of the leading specialists in the Russian Federation in the field of diagnosis and treatment of oncological diseases. Throughout the scientific and therapeutic activity, Andrey Kaprin conducts a purposeful development of modern methods of surgical and combined treatment of kidney, bladder, prostate and other localizations.
· Since 2014, Andrey Kaprin is heaing the first Russian scientific medical cluster in the field of oncology - the Federal State Budgetary Institution "National Medical Research Radiological Centre" of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, which was established on the basis of three leading medical centers - P. Herzen, A.Tsyb MRRC, and N. Lopatkin Research Institute of Urology and Interventional Radiology.
· At present, being the head of the NMRRC of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, being an academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences in oncoradiology, he supervises the development of nuclear medicine, radiology and radiotherapy in our country. He has taken charge of most complex and promising areas in the industry: the technical re-equipment of the radiation therapy departments of the regions, the creation of a program and a center for the development of contact methods of irradiation, the introduction and expansion of the first national medical proton center in the country, the introduction of modern methods of training specialists in radiology and radiotherapy, iIncluding telecommunication training and master classes in the regions, many of which are conducted by himself.
· Every year Andrey Kaprin performs over 300 complex surgical interventions for various oncological diseases.
· He has trained more than 300 doctors, including residents and graduate students. Under his leadership, 27 dissertations for the degree of candidate of medical sciences and 9 doctoral dissertations were prepared and successfully defended. The result of many years of hard work was the publication of more than 700 printed scientific works.
— President, Dmitry Rogachev National Research Centre
Alexander Rumyantsev, born in 1947, is a Russian Doctor of Medical Sciences, professor, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, General Director of the Dmitry Rogachev National Research Centre of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology, member of the Board of the ‘Doctors, Innovation and Science for Children’ Foundation that supports the development of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology, chief consulting pediatric hematologist of the Ministry of Health of Russia, President of the National Society of Pediatric Hematologists and Oncologists, Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Experts in Primary Immunodeficiency, Vice President of the National Medical Chamber, Honorary Professor of the Department of Oncology and Hematology of the School of Pediatrics of Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation. Graduated with honours from the Russian National Research Medical University named after N.I. Pirogov in 1971.
Alexander Rumyantsev is an active facilitator of medical science and practice. For years he headed the RSMU scientific programmes on leukemia in humans and animals of the USSR Committee for Science and Technology and research on rectifying the consequences of Chernobyl disaster, was a member of the Academic Council of the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Ministry of Health of the USSR on pediatrics, hematology and oncology. From 1989 to the present day he has been a Chairman of the hematology section of the Moscow Society of Pediatric Physicians. He is a participant of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster elimination team (1986–1987), ‘Children of Chernobyl’ research programme facilitator in the USSR (1990–1991) and in Russia (1991–1995). Rumyantsev for twenty five years has led pediatric hematology/oncology services in Russia, the process of preparation and adoption of the industry development and financing programme, successful treatment of leukemia, malignant lymphomas, brain tumours, other neoplasms in children and adolescents, setting up a course on pediatric hematology/oncology in the School of Continuing Medical Education in RSMU (the Department of Clinical Hematology/Oncology and Immunology of the School of Continuing Medical Education in RSMU since 2004, and the Department of Oncology and Hematology of the School of Pediatrics of the RSMU), the groundwork for academic programme, the training and certification of pediatric hematologists/oncologists in the Russian Federation.
As a researcher, Alexander Rumyantsev is known for his works in pediatric hematology and immunology, medical ecology, intensive and outpatient pediatrics, adolescent medicine and organization of public health, clinical physiology and pathophysiology of blood, regulation of hematopoiesis and immune response, pathogenesis and treatment of hereditary and evoked blood diseases in children, intensive polychemotherapy and immunotherapy of leukemia. Alexander Rumyantsev is the author of more than 650 scientific papers, including 45 monographs and manuals. He is a member of the Scientific Council and the head of the scientific platform ‘Oncology’ of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, the editor-in-chief of the Bulletin of Blood Service in Russia journal, a member of editorial boards of the following journals: Pediatrics, Russian Pediatric Journal, Issues of Practical Pediatrics, Issues of Dietary Therapy In Pediatrics, Issues of Hematology/Oncology And Immunopathology In Pediatrics, Hematology And Transfusiology, Russian Journal of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, School of Health, Russian Journal of Immunology; member of the Pharmaceutical Committee of the Russian Federation; member of the National Council of Experts on Rare Diseases, advised 70 doctors and 128 candidates of medical sciences. Honourable Laureate of the Russian National Research Medical University awards (1978, 1983, 1994, 2007), of the Maslov Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR (1978), of the Moscow Komsomol (1979) for the research in hematology and immunology. He was awarded with a participant’s diploma and a silver medal of the VDNKh (All-Union Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy) (1989) for development of diagnostics and immunotherapy of blood diseases in children, and with an honorary medal of the University of Montpellier (France, 1990). In 1994 he was awarded the Order of Friendship of Peoples for his scientific and academic work, in 2002 – the Honorary Diplomas of the State Duma of the Russian Federation and the Moscow City Duma, in 2003 and 2015 – ‘The Calling’ Award for the best doctors in Russia, in 2004 – the medal ‘For Merits in Healthcare’, in 2007 – Excellent Worker of Public Health badge. In 2008 and 2011 he received the medical awards from the Moscow government, in 2013 – the International Galien Award. In 2015 he was awarded the Glory of Ossetia Order and the Russian Emergencies Ministry (EMERCOM) medal ‘Cooperation for Salvation’.
Married with two children and five grandchildren.