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Rumyana Dimova

Chief Assistant Professor
Department of Diabetology, Clinical Centre of Endocrinology, University Hospital of Endocrinology "Acad. Ivan Penchev", Medical University Sofia, Bulgaria

Research Interests

  • New technologies in diabetes – CGM and CSII therapy
  • Implementation of CGM in prediabetes
  • Diabetic neuropathy, in particular autonomic neuropathy in diabetes and prediabetes
  • Strategies for screening
  • Diabetes prevention
  • Lifestyle interventions

Academic Career

  • 2008: Degree in Medicine, Medical University Sofia, Golden Hippocrates Medal
  • 2016: PhD Thesis: “Autonomic diabetic neuropathy – contemporary diagnostic and therapeutic opportunities”, Medical University Sofia
  • Since 2016 ongoing: Chief Assistant Professor, Department of Diabetology, University Hospital of Endocrinology “Acad. Ivan Penchev”, Medical University Sofia
  • 2017: Board Certified in Endocrinology and Metabolic Disease, Medical University Sofia
  • 2017: Best young scientist in clinical medicine, prize of the Medical University Sofia
  • 2017: Best young researcher in endocrinology for 2017, prize of Servier.
  • 2017: Donnell D. Etzwiler Scholar for 2017, scholarship of IDC, Minneapolis, USA


  • Collaboration with a leading European diabetes group
  • Gain knowledge from well-known experts in the field of diabetes
  • Transfer some good clinical practice to my Clinical Centre
  • Improve clinical research skills - elaboration of study design, protocol and implementation and tracking of the whole process
  • Transfer my knowledge and skills in clinical research to the everyday clinical practice to help the fight against diabetes in my country