Elective subject Endocrinology

Department of Pharmacology, Animal Physiology, Biochemistry and Chemistry,

Section of Animal Physiology  



To the attention of 3-rd year students from English groups!

Dear students,

You are kindly invited to join the elective subject “Endocrinology” during the winter semester of the Academic year 2022-2023. The horarium is 15 hours: 9 hours lectures and 6 hours practical classes/seminars. The total duration of the course is 5 weeks. The enrolment of the course will be during the first week of the semester (12.09. – 16.09.2022) in room number 686 or in my office 699-1 in the department of Animal Physiology. The first lecture will be:

1.     English groups –  on 20.09. 2022 (Tuesday) at 9.15 h Hall number 6

2.     Bulgarian groups – on 21.09.2022 (Wednesday) at 16.15 h Hall number 7

The main topics of Endocrinology course are the endocrine diseases in dogs and cats and endocrine regulation of lactation in dairy cows:

1.     Diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats. Obesity as the main pre-disposing factor.

2.     Hyperthyroidism in cats and hypothyroidism in dogs

3.     Hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing’s disease/syndrome) and hypoadrenocrticism (Adison disease)

4.     Diabetes insipidus

5.     Endocrine regulation of lactation

Pl  Please share this info in your Facebook and other groups! Informe also and the transfer students!!!


 Head of the Department and the lecturer: Prof. Dr. Ivan Penchev  



Prof. DSci Ivan Penchev Georgiev
Trakia University, Veterinary Faculty
International relations Office
Head of Department of Animal Physiology 
6000 Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
email:  iv_p63@abv.bg; phone: +359 42 699629


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