Dr. Vladimir Chulanov received his MD degree from Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy in 1995. From 1997 to 2001 he completed a residency at the Infectious Diseases Department and received Ph.D. degree in 2003. From 2001, Dr. Chulanov worked in the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology as a scientific researcher and then as Deputy Head of the Center for Molecular Diagnostics. In 2007, he was appointed Head of the Clinical Diagnostics and Research Center, a position he still holds. In 2008, Dr. Chulanov became Head of the Reference Center for Viral Hepatitis, where he oversees an extensive research portfolio. In 2014 Dr. Vladimir Chulanov has become a professor of the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, infectious diseases department.