Prof. Savina Hadzhidekova, MD, PhD

Head of Genetics lab

Prof. Savina Hadzhidekova, MD, PhD, is the Head of the Genetic Laboratory at Nadezhda Hospital and the Head of the Department of Medical Genetics at Sofia Medical University. She is a graduate in medicine from Sofia Medical University, and in 2007 she was conferred a specialty in medical genetics.


The main scientific areas in the publications of Prof. Hadzhidekova are in the following areas: generalized developmental disorders, intellectual disability, congenital anomalies, socially significant diseases, oncogenomics and genetics of reproduction and infertility.


She is the author of over 100 original publications. She is also the author of 7 chapters of monographs, co-author of 23 chapters of textbooks and manuals in Bulgarian and English. She is the editor of the textbook Medical Genetics and Genomics, Practical Guide in Medical Genetics for Medical Students and Practical course in Medical Genetics for Medical Students.

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