Dr. Tsvetelina Velikova graduated from the Medical University of Sofia in 2010. She received her Ph.D. on “Investigation of immunological parameters for intestinal inflammation to establish new markers for diagnosis and follow up of Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients” in 2014 and a specialty in Clinical Immunology in 2016. Now, she is assigned as a medical director for Synevo laboratories and she is affiliated to University Hospital Lozenetz at the Department of Molecular biology, genetics, immunology, virology, microbiology, and parasitology. She is a member of several scientific and professional organizations in Bulgaria and abroad. Dr. Velikova`s scientific interest and publications are mainly focused on the immunology of the gastrointestinal tract. She has a solid background in publishing more than a hundred different types of scientific articles (original articles, reviews, and mini-reviews, case reports, commentaries, editorials, etc.) mainly in the field of autoimmunity, gastroenterology, endocrinology. She also serves as a reviewer and editorial board member for several journals Dr. Velikova has also participated in more than 15 scientific projects. She writes a blog on Immuology and serve as a medical writer for medical blogs.
Dr. Tsvetelina Velikova research interests are immunology, gastrointestinal diseases, mucosal immunology, diabetes, asthma, cytokines.