Dr Gueorgui Maximov (MD, PhD)
Dr. Gueorgui Maximov, a member of a family of prominent physicians, pursued his medical education from La Pitié-Salpêtrière, Pierre et Marie Curie University (Paris, France) and the Medical University (Sofia, Bulgaria) with distinction. As a physician-scientist, he was awarded several prizes including the Khalifa Award from the International Medical Students’ Congress (Cairo, Egypt; 2006), the Young Scientific Researcher Award from the International Congress of Medical Sciences for Students and Young doctors (Sofia, Bulgaria; 2003) and the Union of Scientist of Bulgaria Award at the FameLab 2011 meeting (organized by the British Council). Dr. Maximov has published numerous articles in scientific journals and proceedings, as well as co-authored a monograph in pharmacology, and is a reviewer and editorial board member for several medical journals. He is also a guest lecturer on several occasions at various medical and scientific venues. He is a member of several societies including the Federation of Scientific and Technical Unions, the European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences, the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Medical Association, the Bulgarian Microbiology Union and the Union of Chemists in Bulgaria. Dr. Maximov holds the position of state expert in the Department Medicinal Information and Non-interventional studies, and heads the Division of Medicinal information in the Bulgarian Drug Agency. He has been a Bulgarian delegate in the Quality Revision of Documents Plenary of the European Medicines Agency (London, UK). Furthermore, Dr. Maximov is a Neurologist who has expertise in medical policies, medical administration and applications of pharmacology in clinical genetics (pharmacogenomics / pharmacogenetics).