Abduzhappar Gaipov

School of Medicine
Assistant Professor

Research Interest: Nephrology, Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation, Stem Cells and Renal Regeneration, Acute Kidney Injury and Intensive Care Nephrology, Apheresis and Extracorporeal Blood Purification, Clinical Epidemiology of Renal Diseases and large database management.


–    Postdoc fellow and ISN Long-Term Research Fellowship, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA (January 2017 – July 2018)

–    ISN-ANIO CNC Program Renal Pathology  Online certified Course, provided by International Society of Nephrology, (May 2015 – April 2016)

–    ERA-EDTA YNP (European Renal Association and European Dialysis Transplant Association, Young Nephrologists Platform) Advisory Program (remote, communication based professional and career development program), (February 2015 – February 2016)

–    ERA-EDTA Long-Term Research Fellowship, Konya (Selcuk) University Meram School of Medicine, Konya, Turkey, (April 2011 – October 2012).

–    PhD doctorate, Department of Internal Medicine, National Scientific Medical Research Center, Astana, Kazakhstan, (November 2005 – October 2008).

–    Postgraduate Medical Internship in Internal Medicine, Akhmet Yasawi Kazakh-Turkish International University Faculty of Medicine, Shymkent, (2004)

–    MD, Akhmet Yasawi Kazakh-Turkish International University Faculty of Medicine, (1997-2003)


–    Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Principles”; AkademiKA® International, Turkey, Istanbul, (2013)

–    Key Issues of Kidney Transplantation Lithuanian University of Health Science, Department of Urology and Nephrology, Kaunas, Lithuania, (2010)

–    Extracorporeal detoxication in the intensive care unit; Novosibirsk Scientific Research Institute of a Pathology of Blood Circulation, Department of Extracorporeal Detoxication, Novosibirsk, Russia, (2010)

–    Actual problems of treatment of patients after kidney transplantation; Moscow Regional Research Clinical Institute, Faculty of Education of Doctors, Moscow, Russia, (2009)

–    Certificated course on nephrology; Sechenov First Moscow Medical Academy, Department of Nephrology and Hemodialysis, Moscow, Russia (2007)

Appointments and positions:            

–    Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine Nazarbayev University School of Medicine, Nur-Sultan,Kazakhstan (2019 – current)

–    Head of Department of Extracorporeal Hemocorrection and Chief Researcher of Department of Science and Postgraduate Education, National Scientific Medical Research Center, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan (2018)

–    MD, nephrologists, Department of Extracorporeal Hemocorrection and Leading Research Associate of Department of Internal Medicine, National Scientific Medical Research Center, Nur-Sultan, (2008)

–    MD, The South-Kazakhstan Regional Clinical Hospital, Shymkent, Kazakhstan (2004)


–    American Society of Nephrology (2017)

–    The Transplantation Society (2017)

–    ERA-EDTA Young Nephrology Platform (YNP) board member, (2017)

–    Society of Nephrologists, Dialysis and Transplant Physicians of Kazakhstan, Member and General Secretary (2016)

–    International society of Nephrology (ISN) regional New Independent States (NIS) & Russia board member, (2016) and deputy chair (2019)

–    ISN Young Nephrology Committee (YNC) board member, (2016)

–    Turkic World Transplantation Society (2015)

–    ERA-EDTA Young Nephrologists Platform (2012)

–    International Society of Nephrology (ISN) (2012)

–    European Renal Association, European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) (2009)

–    Kazakh Nephrology Association (2006)

Research activity

–    Total publications: 130 ; RG Score: 38; h-index: 17; Citations: 892; i10 index: 22, abstracts >100; peer-reviwer in 30 and editor in 3 journals