Washington (USA) - 1992, Wurzburg (Germany) - 1993, 1997, Bad Kissingen (Germany) - 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004
Ph.D. Degree: 1987, Thesis:
„Methods and devices for provoking and investigating hallucinatory experience: Implications and perspectives“
Board certified psychiatrist, experience in clinical practice, schizophrenia and other psychoses, mood and anxiety disorders, psychopharmacology, biological psychiatry, neurosensology, movement and gait disorders, equilibriometry, event-related brain potentials, craniocorpography, speech audiometry, projective methods, neurophysiology, neuropsychology, clinical psychology, clinical psychophysiology.
Deputy Director of the University Hospital of Neurology and Psychiatry, Head of the First Psychiatric clinic, Head of the Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology and Psychophysiology.
National consultant on Psychiatry and Vice-President of the Council of Mental Health (Ministry of Health), Consultant and Expert on Psychiatry (National health insurance fund), Editor-in-chief of the psychiatric section of the national specialized journal „Bulgarian Neurological and Psychiatric Practice“ and the Bulgarian-Austrian specialized journal „Neurology and Psychiatry“, member of the Editorial board of the International Tinnitus Journal (New York, USA), Head of the National Commission for board certification in psychiatry.
Member of the Bulgarian Medical Association, the Bulgarian Society of Biological Psychiatry, the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry, the International Neurootological and Equilibriometric Society, President of the „Hans Selye“ Stress and Adaptation Society.
Mainly in the field endogenous and organic psychoses, mood and anxiety disorders, addictions, neurophysiology, psychophysiology, clinical psychology
more than 250 scientific publications
3 monographs, 5 Handbooks of Neurology, 1 Handbook of Psychiatry
7 inventions, 1 current international patent
National award for medicine „Invention-Application-World Standard“ (1986), National award „Young inventor of Bulgaria“ (1987), National award „Honorary inventor“ (1988)