The National Medical Research Center of Cardiology of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation should be named after Academician Evgeny Chazov. This was stated by the head of the ministry Mikhail Murashko.
Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova made this initiative.
Murashko supported her, saying that the center of cardiology has long been popularly called the “ Chazovsky center ''. The minister noted that Academician Chazov took bold steps, trying the developed drugs on himself as proof of his innocence.
Recall that Academician Yevgeny Chazov died on November 12. He was 92 years old. Chazov's funeral will take place on Monday at the Novodevichy cemetery in Moscow, RIA Novosti specifies.