For over 50 years, the Specialized Clinic at the federal Smorodintsev Research Institute of Influenza (div. Russian Ministry of Health) has been a centre for clinical trials of new antiviral drugs and vaccines. Practically all domestic chemotherapy drugs and vaccines currently used for the treatment and prevention of viral diseases were tested at the Smorodintsev Research Institute of Influenza, and the accumulated experience has become the basis for the development of tactics and schemes for the treatment and prevention of viral diseases.
The Smorodintsev Research Institute of Influenza is designated by the Russian Ministry of Health as a medical institution accredited for conducting clinical trials of new drugs and medical equipment. Research at the Smorodintsev Research Institute of Influenza is conducted in accordance with World Health Organization recommendations pertaining to international rules of clinical research, namely Good Clinical Practice (GCP). The interests of all participants in clinical research, including volunteers and researchers, are ensured by adherence to GCP. The Institute’s Local Ethical Committee is an independent body designed to promote ethical standards, the rights and interests of participants in clinical research, and to improve the quality of research.
In the field of virology, the Smorodintsev Research Institute of Influenza is unique due to being a clinical center for viral infections with a high degree of specialization. The Clinic works in close cooperation with the Institute’s scientific laboratories. This collaboration enables the use of modern diagnostic methods in research, and the Clinic has all the necessary clinical and laboratory facilities for conducting phase I – IV clinical trials.
The Clinic employs qualified doctors, nurses, clinical and laboratory monitors, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, and programmers. All researchers involved in clinical trials are trained and certified in the Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) standards. Our experts examine clinical study documents and participate in the development of clinical research protocols, including all of the necessary documentation.
List of Vaccines Tested at RII
List of Drugs Tested at RII