At the end of October, 10/30/2020, at the National Medical and Surgical Center named after N.I. Pirogov, our colleague, the former senior research fellow of the laboratory and the Scientific Secretary of MONIKI, now the vice-rector for science of Moscow Regional State University, Ph.D. Dmitry Kulikov defended his dissertation "Non-invasive monitoring of the state of microcirculation in chronic diseases of internal organs, accompanied by systemic damage to microvessels" for the degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences, specialty 14.01.04 - internal diseases. The dissertation became a good advertisement for a new complex diagnostic method and a device being developed in the laboratory for the non-invasive express diagnostics of vascular complications at diabetes mellitus. Congratulations to the author on the successful defense!