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The two members from the “Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction” Editorial Board have been elected as Foreign Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences

https://doi.org/10.17749/2313-7347/ob.gyn.rep.2022.331

Abstract

On June 02, 2022, the results of the elections to the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) were announced. The two members of the Editorial Board of our Journal were elected as Foreign Members of the RAS: Professor Jean-Christophe Gris (France) specialized in hematology-hemostaseology and Professor Sam Schulman (Canada) specialized in hemostaseology. The most prominent foreign scientists who have received recognition from the world scientific community are elected as Foreign Members of the RAS. In total, according to the results of the 2022 elections, 48 scientists from 24 countries became new Foreign Members of RAS. The Editors of the Journal congratulate Professor Jean-Christophe Gris and Professor Sam Schulman with election as Foreign Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

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The two members from the “Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction” Editorial Board have been elected as Foreign Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction. 2022;16(3):342-344. https://doi.org/10.17749/2313-7347/ob.gyn.rep.2022.331

On June 02, 2022, the results of the elections to the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) were announced, according to which 48 foreign scientists from the USA, China, Belarus, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Poland, Italy, Spain, Armenia, Singapore, Mongolia, Australia, India, Azerbaijan, Abkhazia, Germany, Serbia, Great Britain, Kyrgyzstan, Austria, France, Kazakhstan, Switzerland, and Canada became new foreign members of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). Among them there are two members of the editorial board of the journal “Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction”: Professor Jean-Christophe Gris (France) was elected in the specialty "Hematology-Hemostaseology," Professor Sam Schulman (Canada) – in the specialty "Hemostasiology", Department of Medical Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Jean-Christophe Gris was born on November 08, 1959. Professor Gris (Fig. 1) is a Doctor of Medicine (1985), Doctor of Philosophy (1992), Professor, Head of the Department of Hematology at the University of Montpellier; Vice President of the Research Center for the Study of Thrombosis, Head of the Laboratory of Pathology of Hemostasis, President of the Department for Clinical Research and Innovation at the University of MontpellierNimes (Montpellier, France); Professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sechenov University (Moscow, Russia).

Figure 1. Professor Jean-Christophe Gris, University of Montpellier, France.
Рисунок 1. Профессор Жан-Кристоф Гри, Университет Монпелье, Франция.

Professor Gris scientific and clinical activities has been focused in the following fields: hemostasis; issues of the antiphospholipid syndrome; arterial and venous thromboses; vascular pathology in pregnant women; oncothrombosis; post-COVID thromboses; issues of anticoagulant therapy. Jean-Christophe Gris co-authored more than 278 scientific papers.

Professor Gris is a laureate of the French Society of Hematology, being the Member of the French Group for the Study on Hemostasis and Thrombosis, the French Society of Vascular Medicine, and the French Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Moreover, he is Member at the French and International Society for Thrombosis and Hemostasis, French Society of Hematology, American Society of Hematology, and a Distinguished Member of the Editorial Boards in international journals such as "Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis," "Acta Haematologica," and our journal "Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproduction."

Sam Schulman was born on February 29, 1952. Professor Schulman (Fig. 2) is a Doctor of Medicine (1977), PhD (1985), Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada); Professor at the Karolinska Institute (Stockholm, Sweden); Professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sechenov University (Moscow, Russia).

Figure 2. Professor Sam Schulman, McMaster University, Canada.
Рисунок 2. Профессор Сэм Шульман, Университет МакМастер, Канада.

Sam Schulman's scientific and clinical activities are focused on the following areas: hemostasis; problems of the antiphospholipid syndrome; thromboses; issues of anticoagulant therapy, including cancer patients; hemorrhagic complications of anticoagulant therapy; oncothromboses, post-COVID thromboses; neonatal thrombosis. Professor Schulman is the author of over 481 scientific articles in high-impact peer-reviewed journals.

Sam Schulman is a Board Member of the International Society for Thrombosis and Hemostasis (ISTH), Treasurer, Chairman of the Finance Committee, Chairman of the ISTH Guidance and Guidelines Committee; co-chair of the ISTH SSC Subcommittee on Lupus Anticoagulant and Antiphospholipid Syndrome, Member of the World Federation of Hemophilia, American Society of Hematology, European Hematology Association. Professor Schulman received the following awards: World Federation of Hemophilia (1997), Investigator Recognition from ISTH (2001) for contribution to hemostasis, Distinguished Career Award from ISTH (2009), Harold R. Roberts Medal ISTH SSC (2017). Sam Schulman is the laureate of the following awards: the Leaders Circle Recognition Award (MTCC and Tourism Toronto) (2016) and the Publons Peer Review Award (2018, 2019). Professor Schulman is the Member of the Editorial Boards in international journals such as "Thrombosis and Hemostasis" of the International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis, the "Journal of Internal Medicine," "Acta Haematologica" as well as the Russian journal "Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction."

Over the last two decades, Professor Jean-Christophe Gris and Professor Sam Schulman collaborated with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Sechenov University headed by Academician of RAS, Professor A.D. Makatsariya, including educational and research work.

Figure 3. Professor of RAS Victoria Omarovna Bitsadze, Professor Jean-Christophe Gris, Professor Sam Schulman, Academician of RAS Alexander Davidovich Makatsariya (from left to right) nearby Sechenov University (Moscow, Russia).
Рисунок 3. Профессор РАН Виктория Омаровна Бицадзе, профессор Жан-Кристоф Гри, профессор Сэм Шульман, академик РАН Александр Давидович Макацария (слева направо) около здания Сеченовского Университета (Москва, Россия).

The most prominent foreign scientists who have received recognition from the world scientific community have been elected as foreign members of the Russian Academy of Sciences during the general assembly of the academy followed by receiving the appropriate diplomas, and retain their lifelong status.

Foreign members of the RAS have the right to submit issues related to development of relevant areas of research and expansion of international scientific cooperation, as well as other scientific and scientific-organizational issues to be considered by the Presidium of the Academy. They can participate in general meetings of Members of the RAS with the right of an advisory vote [1].

Figure 4. Professor Jamilya Khizrievna Khizroeva, Professor JeanChristophe Gris, Professor of RAS Victoria Omarovna Bitsadze, Academician of RAS Alexander Davidovich Makatsariya, Professor Sam Schulman (from left to right) on the Red Square (Moscow, Russia).
Рисунок 4. Профессор Джамиля Хизриевна Хизроева, профессор Жан-Кристоф Гри, профессор РАН Виктория Омаровна Бицадзе, академик РАН Александр Давидович Макацария, профессор Сэм Шульман (слева направо) на Красной площади (Москва, Россия).

The Editorial Board of the journal "Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproduction" sincerely congratulates Professor Jean-Christophe Gris and Professor Sam Schulman being elected as Foreign Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, in recognition of their outstanding contribution to research and public work in the field of hematology and hemostaseology.

References

1. Russian Academy of Sciences: Part 1. Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences: handbook. [Rossijskaya akademiya nauk: Chast'1. Chleny Rossijskoj akademii nauk: spravochnik]. Moscow: Nauka, 2008. 315 p. ISBN 978-5-02-037017-3.


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The two members from the “Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction” Editorial Board have been elected as Foreign Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction. 2022;16(3):342-344. https://doi.org/10.17749/2313-7347/ob.gyn.rep.2022.331

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