N.F. Gamaleya Federal Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.
Education: Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (RNRMU), formerly Russian State Medical University (RSMU).
Research and Professional Experience: virology, immunology, infectious diseases. Base and medical aspects of interferon problems, namely - recognition, degradation and elimination of foreign, primarily, viral information; Induction, production and action of interferons; effects of viruses and antiviral drugs on the expression of genes of congenital and acquired immunity. Under the leadership of F.I. Ershov, medicines for inducers of endogenous interferons (Amiksin®, Cycloferon®, Kagocel®, Ridostin®) have been developed and are widely used in Russia in clinical treatment of viral infections (influenza and other acute respiratory viral infections, herpetic diseases, hepatitis B, C, and others).
Professional Appointments: Chief of Interferon Department.
Honors: Academician of Russian Academy of Sciences.