Researcher: Valentin Dichev

Валентин Дичев


Department: Medical biology, Medical University of Plovdiv

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Valentin Dichev is a PhD student in immunology at the department of Medical biology, at the Medical University of Plovdiv.

He has bachelor's degree in Molecular biology and a master's degree in Biofarmaceutical biochemistry from the Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski".

His current research interests are in the field of immunology, oncology and development of new biomarkers.

Selected Publications:

1. Karalilova R, Kazakova, Sapundzhieva T, Dichev V, Batalov Z, Sarafian V, Batalov A (2019) Serum YKL-40 and IL-6 levels correlate with ultrasound findings of articular and periarticular involvement in patients with systemic sclerosis. Rheumatol Int.39 (11):1841-1848.

2. Dichev V, Kazakova M, Sarafian V (2020) YKL-40 and neuron-specific enolase in neurodegeneration and neuroinflammation.Rev Neurosci. Epub ahead of print.