Charitable Foundation "Ostrova"

to Breathe and to live!

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Board of trustees of the Charitable foundation «Ostrova»


Dr Tatiana Gembitskaya, MD, Professor, Head of Therapeutic Pulmonology Department at the St Petersburg State Medical University Research Institute of Pulmonology. A leading Russian expert on cystic fibrosis, author of more than 150 published articles, and founder of the St Petersburg Pulmonology school treating adult patients suffering from cystic fibrosis.

orlov aleksandr vladimirovich

Dr Alexander Orlov, MD, Paediatrician, Head of the St Petersburg Cystic Fibrosis Pediatric Centre, Deputy Head of the Infectious Pulmonology Department Saint Olga City Children’s Hospital (St Petersburg).

Stepanenko Tatyana

Dr Tatiana Stepanenko, Pulmonologist, Head of the Intensive Pulmonology Department at St Petersburg General Hospital No. 2. Since 2008, the Hospital has been working with adult patients suffering from cystic fibrosis.

gordovich dmitriy

Dmitriy Gorodovich, a member of Board of Directors at BBR Bank. Mr Gorodovich is married and has two daughters.

notkin leonid

Leonid Notkin, a businessman from St Petersburg. Mr Notkin is married and has two sons.


Dr Baroukh M. Assael, MD, Professor, Associate Professor of Paediatrics, University of Milan, Italy (1999 – 2015); Director of the Centre for Cystic Fibrosis, Verona, Italy; member of the board of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society (2010 – 2014). Dr Assael is a Scientific Advisor at the Milan Cystic Fibrosis Centre, and author of 150 research studies and three books.