Dr. Sopko studied Medicine at the Bogomolets National medical university, Ukraine and graduated as MD in 2007. He then joined the research group of Prof. O. Parkhomenko at the National Scientific Center “Institute of cardiology M.D.Strazhesko”, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. He received his PhD degree in 2020 at the same institution. Since 2014, he has been the head of the cardiology department in State Institution of Science “Research and Practical Center of Preventive and Clinical Medicine” State Administrative Department until now. He has published more than 20 research articles and abstracts in SCI journals.