Irina Kurnikova has become Doctor of Medical Sciences (PhD) in 2010, the first academic degree (MD) received at the age of 28 years. Dealing with Problems of Endocrinology more than 20 years. Irina Kurnikova had led a course of endocrinology at the Medical Academy (Izhevsk, Russia), endocrinology department at the Russian Scientific Center of Medical Rehabilitation and Health Resort (Moscow, Russia). Currently she teaches at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, curator of the scientific direction of endocrinology. Irina Kurnikova has published more than 20 articles in well-known journals, the author of 25 books and manuals in Russian, 9 patents for inventions.
Irina Kurnikova research interest in regulatory system in diabetes type 2