Milena Georgieva, PhD

Milena Georgieva, PhD

Chief Science Officer

Chief Science Officer

About me

Prof. Georgieva is the Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) for EPIX.AI. She specializes in molecular biology, genetics and epigenetics of aging, and age-related diseases. Milena is in charge of EPIX.AI research and development activities. She manages a group of experts that are working to understand the processes of aging and create cutting-edge instruments to measure biological age and delay the aging process. She has also a key role in developing partnerships with top academic institutions and biotech firms to further the company's objective.

Milena Georgieva’s experience

  • Professor in Molecular Biology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences​
  • Expert in Molecular Genetics, Epigenetics and Longevity​
  • Co-authored 100+ scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals​
  • Editor and reviewer at high-impact rank journals like Pharmaceutics, Cells, Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, etc.​
  • Numerous projects funded by local and EU research agencies, NATO, the World Federation of Scientists and America for Bulgaria Foundation.​
  • Health expert at Across Limits, Malta​
  • Academic advisor at ENAGO Global Academy​
  • External scientific advisor at LIFESAVER project at EU​
  • Co-founder of STEAM and SPACE Cluster at the Atlantic Club in Bulgaria​
  • Member of the Federation of European Biochemical Societies and the Union of Clinical Epigenetics​
  • Honorary board member of M3 Communications Group, Inc​
  • TED Speaker


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Mołoń, M.; Stępień, K.; Kielar, P.; Vasileva, B.; Lozanska, B.; Staneva, D.; Ivanov, P.; Kula-Maximenko, M.; Molestak, E.; Tchórzewski, M.; Miloshev, G., GEORGIEVA, M. Actin-Related Protein 4 and Linker Histone Sustain Yeast Replicative Ageing. Cells 2022, 11, 2754.

Bela Vasileva, Dessislava Staneva, Tsvetinka Grozdanova, Hristo Petkov, Boryana Trusheva, Kalina Alipieva, Milena Popova, George Miloshev, Vassya Bankova and MILENA GEORGIEVA., Natural Deep Eutectic Extracts of Propolis, Sideritis scardica, and Plantago major Reveal Potential Antiageing Activity during Yeast Chronological Lifespan, Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, SI “Molecular Aspects of Cellular Ageing”, 2021.

Krasteva, N.; GEORGIEVA. M., Promising Therapeutic Strategies for Colorectal Cancer Treatment Based on Nanomaterials. Pharmaceutics 2022, 14, 1213.

Bakalova, S.M., GEORGIEVA, M., Kaneti.,  Modern Approaches to Cancer Treatment. In: Rojas, I., Valenzuela, O., Rojas, F., Herrera, L.J., Ortuño, F. (eds) Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering. IWBBIO 2022. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2022., vol 13346. Springer, Cham. pp. 216–226;

GEORGIEVA, M.. Importance of Genetics and Epigenetics in Paediatrics and modern Biomedicine, in Practical Paediatrics, 2021 Ed. Milena Georgieva: 6-12,

Miloshev, G, Staneva, D, Vasileva, B and GEORGIEVA, M., DNA methylation – epigenetic factor with a crucial role in paediatrics, in Practical Paediatrics,2021, Ed. Milena Georgieva: 12-17, 

Staneva, D, GEORGIEVA, M and Miloshev, G.Children’s obesity – genetic roots and prophylactics, in Practical Paediatrics,2021 Ed. Milena Georgieva: 17-25, 

Vasileva, B., Staneva, D., Krasteva, N., Miloshev, G and GEORGIEVA, M., Changes in Chromatin Organization Eradicate Cellular Stress Resilience to UVA/B Light and Induce Premature Aging. Cells, 2021, 10(7): 1755. 

Milena GEORGIEVA, George Miloshev. The epigenetic roots of emotional intelligence. International Body Psychotherapy Journal, 2021 19 (2): 123-129 ISSN: 2168-1279 Online, DOI:, %20George%20Miloshev%20-%20The%20Epigenetic%

Tsvetinka Grozdanova, Boryana Trusheva, Kalina Alipieva, Milena Popova, Lyudmila Dimitrova, Hristo Najdenski, Maya M. Zaharieva, Yana Ilieva, Bela Vasileva, George Miloshev, MILENA GEORGIEVA, Vassya Bankova. Extracts of medicinal plants with natural deep eutectic solvents: Enhanced antimicrobial activity and low genotoxicity.BMC Chemistry, 2020; 14,  

GEORGIEVA, M. and Miloshev, G., The magic of Epigenetics – recipes for healthier life, International Body Psychotherapy Journal, 2020;  Volume 19, Number 1, Spring/Summer 2020: 107-115

GEORGIEVA, M., Vasileva, B., Staneva, D. and Miloshev, G. Food and Epigenetics–how we can change the gens of our kids and improve their health, In „Prophylactics, Diagnostics and Therapy in early childhood age, Clinical and therapeutic challenges in paediatric practice” 2020, Editors I., Litvinenko and N. Lambov, Arbilis publishing group: 247-263

Miloshev, G., Staneva, D., Uzunova, K., Vasileva, B., M., Draganova-Filipova,   Zagorchev, P., GEORGIEVA, M. Linker histones and chromatin remodelling complexes maintain genome stability and control cellular ageing, Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, 2019 (177): 55-65: S0047-6374(18)30051-4. doi: 10.1016/j.mad.2018.07.002 

GEORGIEVA, M., Staneva, D., & Miloshev, G. Epigenetic significance of chromatin organization during cellular ageing and organismal lifespan. In D. Hollar & D. Vasudevan (Eds.), Epigenetics, the environment and children’s health across lifespans, 2016. New York: Springer; pp. 21-66. ISBN (print) 978-3-319-25323-7.

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Milena Georgieva, PhD