reproductive medicine

Nadezhda Research Centre

The Research Centre is part of Nadezhda Reproductive Sofia Medical Centre, but has joint projects and works in close collaboration with all departments and units of Nadezhda Hospital, such as the Embryology lab, Andrology lab, Clinical lab, Genetics lab, Immunology lab, Microbiology lab, Virology lab, Medical oncology clinic

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The Research Centre is part of Nadezhda Reproductive Sofia Medical Centre, but has joint projects and works in close collaboration with all departments and units of Nadezhda Hospital, such as the Embryology lab, Andrology lab, Clinical lab, Genetics lab, Immunology lab, Microbiology lab, Virology lab, Medical oncology clinic, etc., as well as with research labs from Sofia Tech Park, Medical University Sofia, Faculty of Biology at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, and Faculty of Biology at Plovdiv University Paisii Hilendarski, among others.

 

Dimitar Parvanov, MSc, PhD, is head of the Research Centre.

The Research Centre has established partnerships with investigators and research teams from abroad, too:

Main activities

  • Participation in research projects and studies in the field of reproductive medicine, genetics, immunology, microbiology, and oncology;
  • Development and implementation of new methods for gamete and embryo assessment and selection;
  • Development, implementation and evaluation of diagnostic procedures for assessment of the implantation window, endometrial receptivity, and risks of implantation failure and miscarriage;
  • Optimisation of sperm, egg, and embryo culture conditions. Development of techniques for in vitro treatment of gametes and embryos and optimisation of fertilisation and embryo implantation conditions;
  • Statistical analysis of data from the various hospital units, for audit and improvement of the success rates of clinical methods, medical procedures, and treatment protocols applied;
  • Participation at international congresses and scientific publication of research results;
  • Participation in the scientific program of international conferences with presentations and posters:
    • EHSRE Annual Meeting;
    • ASRM Scientific congress;
    • FRM (Annual Conference of the Foundation of Reproductive Medicine);
    • WCRPL (World Congress on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss).

Rumiana Ganeva

Graduated from the Faculty of Biology of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski in 2016. On the team of Nadezhda Hospital Research lab since 2013. Main interests in the fields of reproductive medicine and andrology.

Maria Handjiyska

Holding a Master’s degree in Biology from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, 2021. Working at Nadezhda Hospital Research lab since 2020. Main interests in the fields of andrology and reproductive biology.

Nina Vidolova

Graduated from Medical University Sofia in 2002. On the team of Nadezhda Hospital research lab since 2015. Main interests in the fields of histology and cell medicines.

Dimitar Parvanov

Graduated from the Faculty of Biology of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski in 2004. Defended his doctoral thesis in 2009. Working at Nadezhda Hospital Research lab since 2013. Main interests in the fields of reproductive medicine and biostatistics.

Biologists

See also

Specialised procedures
Fertility preservation
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