Educational and Scientific Sector of Physiology
Educational and scientific sector (ESS) of Physiology is the successor of the traditions of the Department of Physiology, founded in 1962, with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dimcho Daskalov in the capacity of its first head.
The academic staff of the sector carries on the traditions of the Department of Physiology and in its training activities upholds the concept that the science of functions of human body is fundamental to medical education. The teaching of physiological knowledge is implemented in the light of modern scientific achievements and is enriched with the achievements of the related sciences such as Molecular Biology, Neuromorphology, Neurochemistry, etc.
Furthermore, the existing relationships with the Institute of Neurobiology, BAS, with related departments in the country, as well as the international contacts with the Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry of RAS - St. Petersburg, Russia, and the University "Aristotle" - Thessaloniki, Greece are a great benefit for the research and teaching activities in the sector.
The present head of ESS of Physiology is Assoc. Prof. Dr. Margarita Ivanova.