Lecturers from the Department of Neurology presented MU - Varna with three plenary papers and 13 poster presentations at the National Conference in Neurology, held from 12th to 15th June at Zlatni Pyasatsi (Golden Sands) Resort. Outstanding Bulgarian neurologists and highly respected specialists from Bulgaria, Italy, Germany, Serbia and other European countries discussed the most topical issues of modern diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular disease, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, pain syndromes and other neurological disorders of social importance, in the course of four working days, including plenary lectures, satellite symposia and poster sessions.
Of particular interest was the paper, entitled "Application of Personalized Medicine and Modern Nanotechnology in Neurological Disorders", delivered by Prof. Dr. Ara Kaprelyan. A competent jury awarded the third place to a poster, entitled "Atrial Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia in Patients with Ischemic Stroke", presented by a team of MU-Varna, including Dr. Daniela Arabadzhieva, Prof. Dr. Ara Kaprelyan, Prof. Dr. Zhaneta Georgieva and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aleksandra Tsukeva.
For a consecutive year, the first place in the poster session was awarded to an international team of authors, working in the field of Neurogenetics. The team, awarded with the first prize and headed by Prof. Dr. Ivailo Tarnev (the President of the Bulgarian Neuromuscular Diseases Association), includes recognized researchers from Aleksandrovska University Hospital - Sofia (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Velina Gergelcheva, Dr. Teodora Chamova), the Institute of Medical Genetics – Newcastle, the Institute of Myology – Paris, the University of Western Australia – Perth and Medical University - Varna (Prof. Dr. Ara Kaprelyan - head of the Department of Neurology, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lyudmila Angelova - head of TRS Medical Genetics and Dr. M. Grudkova - a PhD student).