Maria G. Glezer

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenovskiy University)


ORCID: 0000-0002-0995-1924 

SPIN:  6336-1648

Scopus Author ID: 7004732674 

ResearcherID: J-3664-2013 


Maria Glezer graduated from the 2nd MOLGMI named after N.I. Pirogov in 1975. For the next three years she worked as a doctor in the Moscow Municipal Clinical Hospital No. 1, and thereafter, as a research fellow in the Laboratory of Pharmacokinetic Research (Research Institute for Biological Trials of Chemical Compounds). In 1978, she passed her MD thesis defense named “Functional state of cardiovascular system and kidney in patients with diabetes mellitus”, and in 1993, the PhD thesis named “Optimization of treatment for heart arrhythmias”.

From 1997 on, her professional activities have been tightly associated with the educational one, where M.G. Glezer has passed the way from Assistant Professor to Professor. Currently, she is Professor of Chair of Cardiology, Functional and Ultrasound Diagnostics of the Sechenovskiy University and Head of Chair of Cardiology in the Postgraduate Training Faculty of Moscow Regional Research and Clinical Institute (MONIKI).

Her professional memberships include the following: member of the Executive Board of the Moscow Research Society of Internists (MRSI), Deputy Chair of the section for Emergency Cardiology of the Russian Society of Cardiology (RSC), member of the Executive Board of the Society of Specialists in Heart Failure, Chairman of the section of cardiovascular disorders in women of the Russian Scientific Society of Cardiologists (RSSC), President of the Society of Women Health Specialists.

The research interests of Professor M.G. Glezer include the areas of diagnosis and treatment of such prevalent disorders as arterial hypertension, ischemic heart disease, acute myocardial infarction, heart arrhythmias, and heart failure. M.G. Glezer is an author of more than 400 scientific publications and monographs, such as “Pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and biopharmacy of antiarrythmic agents”, “Arterial hypertension”, “Angina pectoris”. She is also a co-author of the monographs “Emergency cardiology”, “Differential diagnosis of heart diseases”, Manual on pharmacotherapy of cardiovascular disorders. Professor M.G. Glezer is a co-author and/or member of Expert Councils for most of clinical guidelines from the Russian Society of Cardiology on the diagnosis and treatment of the main cardiovascular disorders. M.G. Glezer has participated in many multinational clinical trials as a Principal Investigator and National Coordinator of trials in Russia. She has guided and managed studies on the problems of women’s health and gender differences, such as AFINA, DESIRE, SELena, LORena, BOLERO, PARALLEL, CONTROL, which provided data on gender differences in risk factors, quality of life and treatment strategy in the Russian patient population with arterial hypertension or ischemic heart disease. The guidelines on the prevention and treatment of diseases in women have been developed under her guidance and published in 2010.

M.G. Glezer gives a lot of attention to the problems of organization of medical care to patients with cardiovascular disorders. She was granted the Moscow Government Award for the development of organizational and functional model of medical care for patients with cardiovascular disease. From 2015 on, she has been the Chief Professional in Cardiology of the Ministry of Health of the Moscow Region.

For many years M.G. Glezer has been Deputy Chief Editor of the Clinical Gerontology journal, member of editorial boards of the Cardiovascular Therapy and Prevention journal, Kardiologiia journal, Heart Failure journal, Clinical Pharmacokinetics journal. For a number of years she has been Editor-in-Chief of the research and practice journal Problems of Women’s Health, which was subsequently included into the Kardiologiia journal. From January 2021, M.G. Glezer has become Editor-in-Chief of the Almanac of Clinical Medicine journal.

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