Stoycho D. Stoev

Trakia University, Bulgaria

Stoycho D. Stoev graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Trakia University in Stara Zagora, 1980-1985. He received a Ph.D. degree in pathologoanatomy and cytopathology in 1998. He served as an Associate Professor of veterinary pathology in 1999. Besides, he received a D.S. degree in pathology of animals in 2004 and served as a Professor in 2007. He was a Project Leader of 4 research projects (regarding mycotoxic nephropathy in farm animals and humans) funded by National Science Fund of Ministry of Science and Education in Bulgaria, and a Bulgarian Project Leader of Joint Research Project between Bulgaria and UK funded by The Royal Society, London titled Fungal Nephrotoxins in Porcine Renal Disease in Bulgaria (1997-2000). Moreover, Dr. Stoev was the Main Pathologist in 8 joint international research projects between Bulgaria and Germany funded by International Pharmaceutical Strategies and Solutions (IPSS) GmbH (2005-2007). He received the NATO grant in Laboratoire de Toxicologie et Security Alimentaire, Toulouse, France (2000), the Marie Curie Outgoing International Fellowship in University of Johannesburg (FP6 of EU - 2007-2008), the project has addressed the cause of porcine/chicken/human nephropathies in Bulgaria and human nephropathy in South Africa, which are morphologically different in detail and much more prevalent than those seen in Denmark, where their first classical description was made. He was a Member at the International Society on Toxinology and Euroscience Association and Science Advisory Board. He is mainly interested in pathology of mycotoxicoses, intoxications with heavy metals, mycotoxic nephropathy, ochratoxicosis, and Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN).

Biography Updated on 5 January 2011

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