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Anastasia Meylakhs

  • Anastasia Meylakhs has been at HSE University since 2017.



Degree in Philology
Samara State University

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

MA degree in Sociology (validated by University of Helsinki), Faculty of Political Science and Sociology, the European University at St.Petersburg

University degree in Russian Studies (with honors), Faculty of Russian Language and Literature, Samara State University

Postgraduate Studies

3rd year of study
Approved topic of thesis: Russian Cryptomarketplace: It’s Structure, Stability, and Coordination
Academic Supervisor: Krupets, Yana

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)



2020 - 2021

Expanding access to ART in Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus through community monitoring systems (UK, EJ Foundation) – study partner, researcher

2020 - 2021

Stigma Index 2.0 (GNP+) – study partner and researcher

2020 - 2021

Long-term outcomes of COVID-2019 in Russian Federation – internet based study (CHEMP HSE SPb; study's measures, questionnaire and field-work related consultations and processing)

2020 - 2022

3S: self-diagnosing, self-treatment and self-enhancing practices among Internet-user populations in Russia (Initiative project, CMR-group)

2019 - 2020

Health related quality of life among urban population of St. Petersburg (CHEMP HSE SPb; study's measures, questionnaire and field-work related consultations and processing)


Russian-Language Segment of the Illicit Crypto-marcketplace: Researching the Structure, Market Stability Mechanisms and Coordination, and Customer Risks (RFBR 19-011-00944 – project investigator and researcher)


Russian-language darknet research initiative project (CHEMP HSE SPb)

2018 - 2020

Health-Related Quality of Life: Validity, Reliability, and Responsiveness of SF–36 and EQ–5D in Patients with CVD (CHEMP HSE SPb and Kirov S.M. Military Medical Academy Hospital – scientific advisor)

2018 - 2020

HIVST among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW) in Russia (HSE, Phoenix+)

2014 – 2019

Increasing Social Support to Improve HIV Care Engagement and Adherence (Medical College of Wisconsin, NIMH)




Отношение пациентов к оказанию медицинской помощи и проведению терапевтических процедур после постановки диагноза «инфаркт миокарда» в г. Санкт-Петербург, Россия (НИУ ВШЭ, CHEMP).


Выстраивание диалога и партнерства с представителями правоохранительных органов для улучшения защиты прав человека и профилактики ВИЧ-инфекции (г. Санкт-Петербург и Ленинградская Область). (НП Е.В.А., EHRN)


HIV, HCV, STI, OD and other risks associated with hard drug use among young drug users in St. Petersburg, Russia


Social network intervention to engage out-of-care PLH into treatment (Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR), Medical College of Wisconsin).


Expanding employment opportunities for women from particularly vulnerable groups who are subject to stigmatization in Russia and other BRICS countries (OXFAM, НП Е.В.А.)


Network Governance: A tool for Understanding Russian policy-making? (NIBR, Norway).


Staying Safe in St. Petersburg: how long-term IDUs avoid HIV infection - A Pilot Study (NDRI, USA).


Social Network Intervention to engage out-of-care PLH into treatment network leader training phase / Pilot Trial (Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR), Medical College of Wisconsin) - project assistance, network analysis.


Prevention of HIV infection in high-risk social networks of African American MSM (NIMH, Medical College of Wisconsin) - project assistance, network analysis.


Randomized trial of quality of life improvement among PLH (Fostering an AIDS research and training infrastructure in Russia) (NIMH, ICART, Medical College of Wisconsin) – research assistant.


«Адвокация доступности и качества услуг здравоохранения в сфере диагностики и лечения зависимости от наркотиков /ВИЧ/СПИДа/ вирусных гепатитов/ туберкулеза с использованием МиО со стороны сообщества пациентов «Симона+».


Safe practices in the personal networks of the long injecting IDU (ICART, Medical College of Wisconsin)


«Женщины, употребление наркотиков и снижение вреда в Грузии, России и Украине (на примере Санкт-Петербурга) (IHRD)


Права ВИЧ-инфицированных наркозависимых на антиретровирусную терапию: поиск возможностей для компромисса, (Фонд Форда).


Sexual and fertile practices in Russia: freedom and responsibility (St.Petersburg, Beginning of the 21st Century) – collective project (Gender Program of European University at St.Petersburg, Ford Foundation)


Transformation of Rural Areas in European Post-Socialist Countries (Aleksanteri Institute/Finnish Centre for Russian and East European Studies)


Авторский проект «Репродуктивные практики в современных православных семьях» в рамках исследовательского проекта «Новый быт: новый русский средний класс и его стратегии» (ЕУ СПб, Университет г. Хельсинки)



Employment history

2008 - 2017. Botkin Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Interdisciplinary Center for AIDS Research and Training (ICART), St. Petersburg, Russia (http://www.icartonline.ru).

2005 - 2017. The Centre for Independent Social Research (CISR) (https://cisr.ru).


Timetable for today

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Congratulations to our colleagues on the publication in a quarterly peer-reviewed medical review journal ‘Current HIV/AIDS Reports’ (Q1)

In collaboration with foreign colleagues, Peter Meylakhs and Anastasia Meylakhs have presented the results of the study 'Young Drug Users: a Vulnerable Population and an Underutilized Resource in HIV/HCV Prevention'.

Presenting a review of the book chapter about the interaction between the state and civil society in HIV prevention among drug users

The study 'Adjusting the Scope of Interaction Between State and Civil Society: HIV Prevention Among Drug Users.' had been conducted by a CHEMP Junior Research Fellow, Anastasia Meilakhs, and her foreign colleague, Aadne Aasland.