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Bistra Dimitrova Stoimenova

Short CV

1966-1973 Medicine, MD (Medical Academy – Sofia)
1974 assistant professor (Dept Physiology, Medical Academy – Sofia)
1978 Medical Physiology, Diploma
1992 PhD
2003 Associate Professor (Dept Physiology, Medical University – Sofia)

Scientifc Interest

  • Myopia


  • Bulgarian Physiological Society
  • Bulgarian Society for Neuroscience
  • Eye Research section of Bulgarian Ophthalmologic Society

Key Publications

  1. Penchev A, Stoimenova B.
    Temporal summation of receptive fields for line orientation in humans.
    Intern. J Psychophysiology, 1987; 5:181-185
  2. Kurtev A, Stoimenova B, Georgiev M.
    Diurnal variation in tonic accommodation.
    Invest. Ophthalmology Visual Sci. 1990; 31:2456-2458.
  3. Stoimenova B.
    Topographical characteristics of contrast sensitivity of subjects with physiological myopia.
    Comptes rendus de l,Academie bulgare des Science, 2003; 56:103-108.
  4. Stoimenova B.
    The Effect of Myopia on Contrast Thresholds.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2007;48:2371–2374
Bistra Dimitrova Stoimenova
Bistra Dimitrova Stoimenova

Research Group

Group for Psychophysical Investigation of Visual System


Medical University

Medical Faculty,
Department of Physiology

Dept. Physiology, Medical University
G. Sofiisky str. 1
Sofia 1431

Phone: + 3592 9172775
Fax: + 3592 9172544



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