Sectorial Brochure Pharmaceutical Sector of Armenia/ BA - Page 5

1 Armenia has a multicultural and highly skilled workforce £ In Armenia, 12 universities and other higher education institutions o er degrees in Pharmaceutical Science £ Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) trains highly qualified physicians and healthcare professionals for countries of CIS, Central Asia, Europe and others worldwide £ “GXP” Centre of Excellence of the Medicine Producers and Importers Union of Armenia (MPI) o er professional training courses developed by experienced international experts Currently there are 8 research-oriented scientific centers, universities and other establishments of higher education £ YSMU: one of the leading public medical universities in Eastern Europe providing fundamental and applied scientific research (General Medicine, Public Health, Stomatology, Pharmacy, and Military Medicine) £ The Institute of Fine Organic Chemistry: development of drugs for the treatment of cardio-vascular, neuro-psychic and infectious diseases, cancer, and for use in surgical practice £ The Institute of Molecular Biology: cell biology, Genomics, molecular and cellular immunology £ The Institute of Biochemistry; the Institute of Organic Chemistry: neurochemistry, organic synthesis and polymer chemistry £ The Scientific and Production Center “Armbiotechnology”: biotechnology and bio- organic chemistry £ The Armenian Institute of Applied Chemistry (ARIAC): a team of PhD chemists and researchers providing a large number of services from contract manufacturing to syntheses route development and manufacturing facility design 4