Aiymkul Ashimkhanova

School of Medicine, National Laboratory Astana, Laboratory of translational medicine and Life Sciences Technologies, Laboratory of genomic and personalized medicine, Laboratory of bioengineering and regenerative medicine, Department of Medicine

M.D. degree from Kazakh National Medical University named after S.D.Asfendiyarov. Completed a clinical internship in Internal Medicine in 2009. Following years  worked as a physician. During that time had 2 special trainings focused in Liver diseases and Gastroenterology at Tokyo Medical and Dental University, and Nagasaki Medical University, Japan with a focus on Radiation Oncology. From 2011 to 2012 completed Intensive English school, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in USA.   From 2012-2014 Master of Science Program at University of Pittsburgh, USA. Thesis work in “Humoral immunity during HCV From 2014 started her career as a Hepatology & Gastroenterology specialist in Kazakhstan in Transplant department of  JSC National Research Center for Oncology And Transplantology. During these years had special trainings  at Seoul National University Hospital in Transplant Hepatology. Joined Nazarbayev University School of Medicine in 2015 June.  

Scientific, educational and practical activities are connected with:

a) Clinical Gastroenterology/Hepatology
b) End stage liver diseases
c) Liver transplantation/Liver regeneration,Immunosuppression  
d) Colon cancer, IBD
e) Chronic viral infections HBV, HDV, HCV
f) Hepatocellular carcinoma


–    The best Graduate of Kazakh National Medical University named by S.D.Asfendiyarov (2008)
–   Graduated with Honors Kazakh National Medical University named by S.D.Asfendiyarov (2008)
– “Bolashak” Presidential scholarship recipient in 2010