Medical doctor (M.D., Stavropol State Medical Academy), Ph.D. (K.M.N., Immunology and Allergy, NRC Institute of Immunology FMBA Russia), Master of Public Health (M.P.H., Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A., International Business School MIRBIS).
He has 11 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry (as senior manager, head of department and C.E.O., 40+ completed projects of drug registration and clinical studies) and 20 years of experience in biomedical research, 6 junior researcher awards.
Nickolay is a founder and C.E.O. of R&D and service group of companies Clinical Excellence Group (registration of pharmaceuticals, food supplements, medical devices, clinical, non-clinical and observational studies, data analysis, strategic planning), operated in the Eurasian Economic Union and the European Union (from 2012).
He is an editor and co-author of Russia's first multimedia Course on Biostatistics, which was recommended by Organizational and methodological union of Russian High schools (Universities) on medical and pharmaceutical education for medical under- and postgraduates (2006), editor and co-author of Evidence-based Guideline for People living with HIV/AIDS, healthcare providers and public health professionals (2009).
Dr. Kryuchkov was an Executive Director of Russian Society of Evidence-Based Medicine Specialists (2006-2009).
He was a member of the Advisory Board of the Quality of Life (Health) project of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (2010-2011), а member of the Advisory Board on the Reform and Modernization of the Healthcare System and Demographics Policy of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation (2012).
Nickolay is an author of 64 publications in Russian and International peer-reviewed journals and Conference Abstract Books, expert in healthcare for Russian media (TVC, 1TV, MIR, MIR 24, TV 360, OTR). His Biography is included in Marquis Who's Who in the World, 2012-2016 (29th-33rd editions) and 2000 Outstanding intellectuals of the 21st century, 2012-2015 (7th-10th editions).