In 1959 Yury Rovensky graduated from the 1st Moscow Medical Institute, Honors Diploma of M.D.
A doctor-radiologist at the Regional Cancer Hospital, Kemerovo city, Russia. Senior Researcher and later Leading Researcher at the Institute of Carcinogenesis, the Russian Cancer Research Center, Moscow, Russia. In 1959-1961 he worked as a doctor-radiologist at the Regional Cancer Hospital, Kemerovo city, Russia. From 1962 to 2002 Yu.R. worked at the Institute of Carcinogenesis, the Russian Cancer Research Center, Moscow, as a Senior Researcher, then as a Leading Researcher. Ph.D. in 1968 (thesis: "The study of factors affecting implantation and proliferation of ascites tumor cells"); D.Sci. in 1984 (thesis: "Surface topography of normal and tumor cells under their contact interactions with artificial and biological substrates").
Research Interests: Experimental oncology; Contact interactions of normal and neoplastic transformed cells with artificial and biological solid substrates; Cell movements; Morphogenetic cell responses to the geometrical configuration of solid substrate surfaces (Topographic cell responses); Morphology of cell surfaces; Scanning electron microscopy of cells and tissues.
Yury Rovensky holds the materialistic views and doesn't religious. He is in sympathy with the Christianity and likes Jesus Christ as a great Person.
Yury Rovensky doesn't share any neo-liberal views. He is a patriot and adherent of the strong and sovereign State.
Member of the Electron Microscopy Scientific Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia (1983-1988); Member of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Carcinogenesis, the Russian Cancer Research Center, Moscow, Russia (1990-2002)/
Married Tatyana Yakovlevna Sonina, November 22, 1958; 1 child, Julia.