Prof. Dr. Ludmila Buravkova

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Prof. Dr. Ludmila Buravkova
Deputy Director of the Institute of Biomedical Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of Cell Physiology Lab. Professor, Faculty of Basic Medicine, Moscow State University.






Moscow Medical University, Russia Biochem. M.D. 1970-
Medicine Biochemistry
PhD student, Institute of Biomedical Problems, Ministry of Health, Russia Ph.D. 1976-
Space Biomedicine, Biochemistry
Postdoctoral fellowship, Institute of Biomedical Problems, Ministry of Health, Russia Doctor of Science 1989-
Space Biomedicine, Cell and Molecular Biol.


  • 1979 -1993          Postdoctoral Fellow and Senior Researcher, Laboratory of Barophysiology, Institute of Biomedical Problems, Moscow, USSR.

  • 1993 -1995          Research Group Leader, Dept. Barophysiology, Institute of Biomedical Problems, Moscow, Russia.

  • 1995 -1997          Program Director, contract RSA-NASA Space Biomedical Problem, Institute of Biomedical Problems, Moscow, Russia.

  • 1998 2015        Scientific Secretary of the Institute, Head of Cell Physiology Deparmnet, Program Leader, Institute of Biomedical Problems, Moscow, Russia.

  • 2015 - till now      Deputy Director, Head of Cell Physiology Deparmnet Institute of Biomedical Problems, Moscow, Russia.

  • 1995 2000       Associate Professor, Space Biomedical Center for Training and Research, Moscow, Russia From 2001 till now Full Professor, Faculty of Basic Medicine, Moscow State University, Russia

EXPERIENCE AND RESEARCH: Principal Investigator of Programs and Projects supported by Russian Academy of Sciences in Life Sciences Correspondent Member of Russian Academy of Sciences in Physiology - Principal Investigator of space experiments on board of ISS - Principal Investigator of the 10 projects by Russian Foundation of Basic Research - Principal Investigator of the projects by Russian Ministry of Science and Education - Coordinator and Chairman of the International Summer School Space Biology and Medicine - Scientific Advisor of the FlUOR project for the ISS Mentor of 15 PhD Students.

ADVISOR / COMMITTEE / SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS: Academician, International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) - Member of Russian Space Research Council, Elected Member of State Advisory Commitee Aerospace and Underwater Medicine, Member of International Committee for High Pressure Biology - Member of Russian Academy of Cosmonautics Advisory Council Member (Biomedicine) in Russian Ministry of Science and Education, Russian Physiology Society Russia Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Russian Society for Biotechnology. Editorial Board Member of Human Physiology, Aerospace and Ecology Medicine, Technologies of Life Systems, Cell Technologies in Biology and Medicine.

HONORS: Award of Greek Aerospace Council 1997, Award of Russian Academy of Sciences 2003, Awards of Russian Academy Cosmonautics Council 2003, 2013, Highest Scientific Award of the Russian Government 2004, Gagarins Medal, 2013, Award of Russian Academy of Sciences and Pleiades Publishing Inc for Best Publication in Life Sciences 2013, Roscosmos Award For International Cooperation 2014.

BOOKS 2, BOOK CHAPTERS 5, PATENTS 10, PAPERS - more than 200


  1. Buravkova LB, Rylova YV, Andreeva ER, Pogodina MV, Zhivotovsky B, Gogvadze V. Low ATP level is sufficient to maintain the uncommitted state of multipotent mesenchymal stem cells. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)/General Subjects, 2013, 1830(10): 4418-4425.

  2. Buravkova LB. The cellular effects of microgravity: space experiments and ground survey. In: Space Medicine and Biology, 2013: 461-473.

  3. Buravkova L.B., Skedina M.A., Katuntsev V.P., Naidina V.P. Fatty acid composition of plasma lipids and erythrocyte membranes during simulated extravehicular activity. Acta Astronautica, 1998, Vol.43, N3-6, pp.77-86.

  4. Buravkova L.B.,Andreeva E.R., Gogvadze V.G., Zhivotovsky B.D. Mesenchymal stem cells and hypoxia: Where are we? Mitochondrion. 2014. V. 19. P. 105-112.

  5. Ogneva I.V., Buravkov S.V., ShubenkovA.N., Buravkova L.B. Mechanical characteristics of mesenchymal stem cells under impact of silica-based nanoparticles // Nanoscale Research Letters. 2014. V.9. N 1. P. 284-294.

  6. Andreeva E.R., Andrianova I.V., Rylova J.V., Gornostaeva A.N., Bobyleva P.I., Buravkova L.B. Proinflammatory interleukins' production by adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stromal cells: the impact of cell culture conditions and cell-to-cell interaction // Cell Biochemistry and Function. 2015. V. 33. N 6. P. 385-392.

  7. Andreeva E.R., Lobanova M.V., Udartseva O.O., Buravkova L.B. Response of dipose tissue-derived stromal cells in tissue-related O2 microenvironment to short-term hypoxic stress // Cell Tissues Organs. 2015. V. 200. N 5. P. 307-315.

  8. Gornostaeva A.N., Andreeva E.R., Buravkova L.B. Factors governing the immunosuppressive effects of multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells in vitro // Cytotechnology. 2015. P. 1-13.

  9. Andreeva E,Andrianova I,Rylova J,Gornostaeva A,Bobyleva P,Buravkova L. Proinflamma-toryinterleukins'productionbyadipose tissue-derivedmesenchymal stromal cells: theimpact ofcell cultureconditionsandcell-to-cellinteraction. CellBiochem Funct.2015 Jul 15. doi: 10.1002/cbf.3125. [Epub ahead of print]

  10. Sotnezova EV,Andreeva ER,Grigoriev A.I,Buravkova L.B. Ex vivo expansion of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells from umbilical cord blood. Acta Naturae. 2016. V.8, N3, p.38-48.

  11. Bobyleva P.I., Andreeva E.R., Gornostaeva A.N., Buravkova L.B. Tissue-related hypoxia attenuates proinflamatory effects of allogenic PBMCs on adipose-derived stromal cells in vitro // Stem Cell International. 2016. V. 2016: ID 4726267.

  12. Andreeva E.R., Udartseva O.O., Zhidkova O.V., Buravkov S.V., Ezdakova M.I., Buravkova L.B. IFN-gamma priming of adipose-derived stromal cells at "physiological" hypoxia. // J Cell Physiol. 2018. V. 233. 2. P. 1535-1547.

  13. Andreeva E.R., Andrianova I.V., Gornostaeva A.N., Gogiya B.S., Buravkova L.B. Evaluation of committed and primitive cord blood progenitors after expansion on adipose stromal cells. // Cell Tissue Res. 2018. V.372 (3). P. 523-533.

  14. Buravkova L.B., Rudimov E.G., Andreeva E.R., Grigoriev A.I. The ICAM-1 expression level determines the susceptibility of human endothelial cells to simulated microgravity. // J Cell Biochem. 2018. V.119 (3). P. 2875-2885.

  15. Ratushnyy A., Ezdakova M., Yakubets D., Buravkova L. Angiogenic activity of human adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells under simulated microgravity. // Stem Cells Dev. 2018. V. 27 (12). P. 831-837.

  16. Markina E., Andreeva E., Andrianova I., Sotnezova E., Buravkova L. Stromal and hematopoietic progenitors from C57/BI/6N murine bone marrow fter 30-Day "BION-M1" Spaceflight. // Stem Cells and Development. 2018. V. 27. 18. P. 1268-1277.

  17. Andreeva E., Andrianova I, Sotnezova E., Gornostaeva A., Khorkova S., Buravkova L., Hematopoiesis-supportive function of growth-arrested human adipose-tissue stromal cells under physiological hypoxia. J Biosci Bioeng. 2019; 127(5):647-654.

  18. Udartseva .., Zhidkova .V., Maria I. Ezdakova M.I., Irina V. Ogneva I.V. Andreeva E.R., Buravkova L.B., Gollnick S.O. Low-dose photodynamic therapy promotes angiogenic potential and increases immunogenicity of human mesenchymal stromal cells J Photochem Photobiol B. 2019 Oct;199:111596. doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2019.111596.

  19. Bobyleva P., Gornostaeva A., Andreeva E., Ezdakova M., Gogiya B., Buravkova L. Reciprocal modulation of cell functions upon direct interaction of adipose mesenchymal stromal and activated immune cells Cell Biochem Funct. 2019; 37(4):228-238.

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