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One of the founders of the Department of Physiology at the Medical University of Varna left us


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gavrail H. Nikolov died on February 14th 2014. His name will forever remain associated with the foundation and the consolidation of the Department of Physiology at the Medical University of Varna to which he devoted 25 years of his life.
Apart from Varna, Assoc. Prof. Nikolov delivered lectures at the Higher Medical Institutes in Pleven and Stara Zagora. He is one of the pioneers of ergonomics in Varna and was a member of the editorial board of the national journal “Ergonomics”.
During his professional career Assoc. Prof. Nikolov acquired three specialties – “Healthcare organization”, “Neurological diseases” and “Physiology”. In 1973 he defended a dissertation thesis entitled “Reactivity of the skin vegetative structures by means of the electrophoretic dermogram method and the number of the active ecrine perspiratory glands”.
Assoc. Prof. Nikolov is the author of the textbook “Human physiology” for the secondary and semi-higher medical schools which he issued in co-authorship with Dr. Anton Andreev and which underwent 5 editions for 13 years. Author and co-author of several monographs, among which “Hypokinesis”, “William Harvey – the discoverer of blood circulation”, “Titans of natural sciences”.
 

Rest in peace!