Responsible for the scientific activities of the department: PhD, associate professor Khudaynazarova S.R. The scientific direction of the department is “Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical course, development of new methods of treatment and preventive measures among children in the Republic of Uzbekistan” (state number 01.91.0050235, code 0009), headed by Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor D.I. Akhmedova Scientific problem: Chronic and congenital diseases of children living in the Republic of Uzbekistan. Scientific direction: “Factors causing chronic and congenital diseases of children living in the Republic of Uzbekistan, their prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.” Scientific research. Over the past 5 years, 2 dissertations have been defended: 1. Doctoral student Akhmedova N.R. (Doctor of Medical Sciences - 2019); 2. Assistant Khudainazarov S.R. (PhD - 2021); Today, the department employs 3 doctors of science and 5 candidates of science, 1 professor and 6 associate professors. Head of the department: Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Akhmedova Dilorom Ilkhamovna Employees of the department: Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Akhmedova D.I., Doctor of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Umarnazarova Z.E., Doctor of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Akhmedova N.R. Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Ishniyazova N.D., Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Khodzhimetov Kh.A., Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Yunusova R.T., Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Kuryazova Sh.M., PhD associate professor Khudaynazarova S.R., assistant Dergunova G.E., assistant Ilkhomova H.A., assistant Abdurazakova Z.K., assistant Toshmetova B.R., assistant Popenkov A.V., assistant Alyavia M.N., assistant Saidalieva F.Sh. Scientific potential of the department - 73.3% Currently, the department is conducting the following research: 1. “Risk factors and clinical and functional markers of cardiovascular system disorders in children 7 years old with overweight and obesity” doctoral student Popenkov A.V. 2. “Features of the course of cystic fibrosis in children in the dynamics of complex treatment using special medicinal mixtures” doctoral student Alyavia M.N. 3. “Clinical and biochemical aspects of the formation, course and prognosis of lesions of the cardiovascular system in children with juvenile arthritis with systemic onset” doctoral student Saidalieva F.Sh. Scientific cooperation. The staff of the department actively cooperates with the Republican Specialized Scientific and Practical Medical Center of Pediatrics, the Department of Pediatrics of the St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University. Student Scientific Society. Every year, bachelor's, master's and clinical residents participate in scientific research conducted at the department. The results of their scientific work are published in a collection of abstracts of a student scientific conference. Scientific conferences. Employees of the department regularly undergo internships and participate in congresses, conventions and conferences both in Uzbekistan and abroad. Thus, employees of the department take part in international scientific and practical conferences in pediatrics, held annually in September and November. In addition, the department annually organizes international scientific and practical conferences dedicated to current issues in pediatrics. Scientific publications. Over the past 10 years, employees of the department have published more than 802 scientific articles, 5 monographs and received 3 patents for 10 computers from the intellectual property agency. Participation in scientific communities. The following employees of the department are members of the Scientific Council (DSc. 04/30.12.2019.Tib.29.01) at the Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute: - Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Akhmedova D.I. (14.00.09 - Pediatrics). The following employees of the department are members of the Scientific Seminar under the Scientific Council (DSc. 04/30.12.2019.Tib.29.01) at the Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute: - Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Akhmedova D.I. (14.00.09 - Pediatrics).