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Molecular Medicine Center (MMC) is a collaborative, multidisciplinary research center in Medical University - Sofia established in 2005 with the support of the Specific Support Action Program of the European Union under FP6 and further by the National Science Fund, Ministry of Education and Science in 2006 (DRI15/ 2006-2008), 2008 (CVP01/0123, 2008-2010) and 2009 (URC_09_0003/ 2009-2014) to increase the research capacity for innovative research.

The mission of the center is to merge existing and create critical mass of resources and research in the field of molecular medicine, genetics and epidemiology in Bulgaria, and to develop into a high-profile national and regional Center of Excellence in Molecular Medicine.

As a next stage of development, in 2009 MMC together with its national partners established a National University Complex for Biomedical and Translational research, which will create research clusters and increase the capacity for fundamental, clinical and translational research.

12th Balkan Congress of Human Genetics05.10.2017 - 12th Balkan Congress of Human Genetics
Researchers and PhD students from the Molecular Medicine Center presented oral and poster presentations on current topics at the 12th Balkan Congress of

MMC in the European Researchers Night!05.10.2017 - MMC in the European Researchers Night!
On 29.09.2017 the Molecular Medicine Centre opened its doors to the public presenting the achievements of the modern Omics technologies and its application

25th World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics05.10.2017 - 25th World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics
The 25th anniversary of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics will be celebrated on this years World Congress held in Orlando, USA, 13-17th

Horizon 2020 - European Commission
Ministry of Education and Science
National Science Fund


MMC supports interdisciplinary research and projects in biomedical sciences. The Research Groups at MMC work on projects in several priority scientific areas.


MMC provides facilities and expert help to multidisciplinary teams of researchers from different departments of Medical University - Sofia and other universities and research institutions.


We focus on specialized training in molecular genetics, molecular pathology and molecular medicine for MSc, PhD students and other interested researchers.