Olga Antonova, MD, PhD is a chief assistant professor at the Department of Medical Genetics, Medical University of Sofia, medical geneticist in Re:Gena® – a biotechnology company, a Board member of the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) and associate member in The Public and Professional Policy Committee. She has acquired a specialty in Medical Genetics and defended her PhD in the field of oncogenetics and in 2018 she was among the distinguished young scientists in Bulgaria in 2018.
Dr. Antonova is involved in genetic counseling, teaching as well as research activities and innovation. Her professional interests are in the field of disease prevention, precise medicine and health consequences of interaction between the human genome, nutrition and the environment. For several years now, Olga has been working in a relatively new direction in genetics – nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics and has therefore begun residency in “Nutrition and Dietetics”.