Sergey V. Buravkov

Doctor of Science
  • 1988 – D.Sc. in medicine, thesis title “ Elemental compartmentalization in different eukariotic cells”
  • 1991 – Ph.D. in medicine, thesis title: "Scanning electron microscopy and X-ray microanalysis of suckling rabbit small intestine under choleragen intoxication"
  • 1977 – 1980 – Post-graduated student in Biophysics from the Institute of Human Morphology, USSR Academy of Medical Sciences, USSR
  • 1971 – 1977 – Medical student in Department of Biophysics, Moscow Pirogov Medical Institute
Professional position: 
  • 2012 – present – Leading researcher in ecological and extreme medicine chair of Faculty of fundamental medicine (Lomonosov State University); 
  • 2001  2012 – Head of Information Technologies Laboratory of Faculty of fundamental medicine (Lomonosov State University);
  • 1996  2001  Head of Telemedicine Laboratory of Space Biomedical Research Center, NASA grants: NCC 9-39 and NAS-15-10110 under supervision of Dr. Arnold Nicogossian;
  • 1991  1996  Senior Researcher, Laboratory of Ultrastructural Cell Pathology, the Institute of Human Morphology, Moscow;
  • 1983  1991  Senior Researcher, Laboratory of Neurobionics, the Moscow Institute of Radiotechnics, Electronics and Automation;
  • 1991  1992  Guest researcher, Laboratory of Functional Morphology, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany, with Dr. Karl Zierold. Conducted a research project on elemental X-ray mapping and image analysis of epithelial tissue ultracryosections;
  • 1980  1983  Post-Doctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Ultrastructural Cell Pathology, the Institute of Human Morphology, Moscow;
  • 2012 - present – Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the Russian Federation
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  1. E.M. Ponomarchuk, P.B. Rosnitskiy, T.D. Khokhlova, S.V. Buravkov, S.A. Tsysar, M.M. Karzova, K.D. Tumanova, A.V. Kunturova, Y.N. Wang, O.A. Sapozhnikov, P.E. Trakhtman, N.N. Starostin, and V.A. Khokhlova
    "Ultrastructural analysis of volumetric histotripsy bio-effects in large human hematomas"

    Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology

    2608–2621. DOI: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2021.05.002


  1. T.J. Matula, Y.-N. Wang, T.D. Khokhlova, D.F. Leotta, J. Kucewicz, A.A. Brayman, M. Bruce, A.D. Maxwell, B.E. Macconaghy, G. Thomas, V.P. Chernikov, S.V. Buravkov, V.A. Khokhlova, K. Richmond, K.T. Chan, W.L. Monsky
    "Treating porcine abscesses with histotripsy: a pilot study"

    Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology



  1. T.D. Khokhlova, G.R. Schade, Y.-N.Wang, S.V. Buravkov, V.P. Chernikov, J.C. Simon, F. Starr, A.D. Maxwell, M.R. Bailey, W. Kreider, V.A. Khokhlova
    "Pilot in vivo studies on transcutaneous boiling histotripsy in porcine liver and kidney"

    Scientific Reports

  2. V.A. Khokhlova, P.B. Rosnitskiy, S.A. Tsysar, S.V. Buravkov, O.A. Sapozhnikov, M.M. Karzova, T.D. Khokhlova, A.D. Maxwell, N.M. Gaifullin, A.V. Kadrev, D.A. Okhobotov, A.A. Kamalov, G.R. Schade
    "A novel method for non-invasive mechanical ablation of prostate tumors using pulsed focused ultrasound"


    67-73 (in Russian)


  1. Y.-N. Wang, T.D. Khokhlova, S.V. Buravkov, V.P. Chernikov, W. Kreider, A. Partanen, N. Farr, A.D. Maxwell, G.R. Schade, V.A. Khokhlova
    "Mechanical decellularization of tissue volumes using boiling histotripsy"

    Phys. Med. Biol.