Kolesnikov S.I. was born 1.06.1950 in the Armenia. Graduated in 1972 from the Novosibirsk Medical University, M.D., professor, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, distinguished scientist of Russian Federation, Adviser of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
1971 to 1987 - Institute of clinical and experimental medicine (Novosibirsk), Siberian branch of Soviet (RUSSIAN) ACADEMY of MEDICAL SCIENCES: positions from laboratory assistant to Deputy Director.
1982-1987 - Chairman of USSR Council of young scientists and specialists. One of the organizers of the system of scientific and technical creativity of young people (NTTM) in the USSR.
In 1987, he was appointed as Organizer (Chair) the East-Siberian Scientific Center of the Siberian branch of RUSSIAN ACADEMY of MEDICAL SCIENCES in Irkutsk and occupied this position till year 2012.
From 1989 to 1992 year was member of Soviet Parliament and in 1999 to 2011 -Member of Russian Parliament (State Duma).
In 1991 elected to the ACADEMY of MEDICAL SCIENCES (now the Russian Academy of Sciences).
Kolesnikov is an expert of International Institute against counterfeit medicine (Paris). He is expert of the higher attestation Commission of education and science of the Russian Federation. Member of various expert councils of Russian Academy of sciences. Invited expert to the open Government of Russia. The Vice-Chairman of the Scientific Council of the UNEPCOM (United Nations) Russian branch.
He is honorary doctor of the University of Kingston-upon-Thames (United Kingdom), Honorary Professor of the University "MIRBIS» (Moscow).
S. Kolesnikov has trained more than 60 doctors of sciences and PhD, who are working in many countries of the world. He is the author of more than 350 scientific articles, 22 monographs and 17 patents. He is a professor at the Moscow State University. Editor-in-Chief and member of the editorial boards of several Russian and international scientific journals and magazines.