Sergei V. Jargin graduated from the I.M. Sechenov Medical Academy in Moscow in 1983, and received postgraduate training in pathology at the same institution until 1986, before going on to as a pathologist and Lecturer. Since 1995, he has worked as a Lecturer at the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia in Moscow. His scientific interests include environmental and radiation-related pathology, renal pathology, and thyroid tumors. He is the author of more than 20 articles and book chapters on these topics.