In 1988, he graduated from the Medical Faculty of the Rostov Order of Peoples' Friendship Medical Institute (RODNMI). Upon graduation from the institute in 1988, he was left for postgraduate studies. In his main position from 1991 to 2000. - Assistant, from 2000 to 2006 - Associate Professor, and from 2006 to August 2011 - Head of the Laboratory of Medical Genetics at the Rostov State Medical University (RostSMU). From 2006, he was concurrently an associate professor and then professor of the course in genetics and laboratory genetics at the Faculty of Advanced Medical Education of the Rostov State Medical University.
After moving to Moscow in 2011 - as the head of the department at the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University. From 2012 to 2015 - Deputy Head of the Mutagenesis Laboratory (part-time) at the Medical Genetics Research Center of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. From 2012 to 2015 - Deputy Director for Scientific Work of the Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution "Moscow Research Center". From May 20, 2015 - Acting Director and then Director of the Federal State Budgetary Institution "Medical Genetics Research Center" (since 2019 - Federal State Budgetary Institution "Academician N.P. Bochkov Medical Genetics Research Center").
His scientific interests include clinic, diagnosis and treatment of inherited diseases, genetics of oncohematological diseases, the role of viruses in carcinogenesis, neonatal screening, and organization of medical genetic services. He is the author of more than 300 publications, 17 manuals and guidelines.