Viktoriya Nikolova

Viktoriya Nikolova is a 3rd year PhD student on the MRC iCASE programme supervised by Professor Allan Young, Professor Anthony Cleare and Dr James Stone at the Centre for Affective Disorders, King's College London.

Her doctoral thesis is investigating the mechanisms underlying the putative antidepressant properties of probiotics in people with Major Depressive Disorder (the PROMEX study). Previously, Viktoriya was a Faculty of Medicine scholar at Imperial College London where she studied for an MRes in Experimental Neuroscience. Her research interests focus on identifying novel treatments for affective disorders.