Prof. K.E.Kypreos' Bio

    Current Academic Position: Professor of Pharmacology and Chairman, University of Patras School of Health Sciences, Department of Medicine, Pharmacology laboratory and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology unit.

    Department - Laboratory: MedicinePharmacology

    Address: University of Patras School of Health Sciences, Department of Medicine, Panepistimioupolis, TK 26500, Rio Achaias, Greece

    Telephone: +302610969120

    E-mail: kkypreos at upatras.gr

    Skype name: kyriakos.kypreos

     


    Brief Bio: Professor Kyriakos E. Kypreos received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 1998 from Boston University Medical School Division of Graduate Medical Sciences (Boston, MA. U.S.A). Following his graduation, Prof. Kypreos did his post-doctoral training at the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute at Boston University Medical Center in the U.S.A (1998-2002) and at Leiden University Medical Center, Department of Human Genetics (2002-2004) in the Netherlands. In 2004 he returned to the USA where he became Instructor and in 2006 Research Assistant Professor in Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. In 2008, he was appointed as Associate Professor of Pharmacology at The University of Patras School of Health Sciences, Department of Medicine, in Greece‚ where in December 2013‚ he was promoted to the rank of Professor of Pharmacology. Since September 2014, he is the Chairman of the Pharmacology laboratory of the Department of Medicine at the University of Patras School of Health Sciences. At this capacity, recently he created the core facility “Center for Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology” of the Department. This core facility is designed to perform research as well as services for-a-fee to Academic, Industrial as well as Clinical partners. Important part of the activities of the Center aim at facilitating precision medicine decisions by doctors of the Hospitals.

    Prof. Kypreos' research interests focus on the pharmacology of metabolic syndrome. In particular his team research the mechanisms underlying the development of the pathological conditions associated with metabolic syndrome with emphasis placed on the lipoprotein transport system. Ultimate goal of their studies is the identification of novel pharmacological targets and the development of lead compounds for the treatment of these conditions.


    Prof. Kypreos has been an EMBO Fellow, a Marie-Curie Fellow , and the winner of “Irvine H. Page” Atherosclerosis Research Award, offered by the ATVB council of the American Heart Association. His research activities have been funded by competitive research grants from the General Secretariat for Research and Technology, the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation, the Hellenic State Scholarship Foundation, the European Community and the industry.

    Prof. Kypreos is member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism and the Journal of Biomedical Research. Recently, he has been appointed by the Greek Ministry of Health as vice chairman of the Hellenic National Committee on Pharmacovigilance.

    Prof. Kypreos has significant international presence as consultant in the Pharmaceutical Industry, while his research team is actively engaged in research collaborations with the Pharmaceutical industry in Greece and abroad. From 2001 to 2007 Prof. Kypreos served on the scientific advisory board of KOS Pharmaceuticals. 

    In addition to research, Prof. Kypreos has extensive teaching duties. Currently, he co-coordinates and teaches various Pharmacology courses for medical and graduate students at the University of Patras Medical School and other Institutions in Greece and abroad.


    According to Expertscape, a worldwide registry of experts, Prof. Kypreos' expertise based on his published work ranks:
    -For Apolipoprotein E, in the top 0.21% worldwide among 40,449 published authors from 2007 through 2018. 
    http://expertscape.com/…/apolipoprote…/Kypreos%2C+Kyriakos+E
    -For Apolipoprotein A1, in the top 0.83% worldwide among 13,490 published authors from 2007 through 2018. 
    http://expertscape.com/au/apolipoprotein+a-i/Kypreos%2C+K+E
    -For High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) in the top 0.29% worldwide among 60,349 published authors from 2007 through 2018. 
    http://expertscape.com/au/lipoproteins%2C+hdl/Kypreos%2C+K+E
    -For Hyperlipidemias in the top 3.1% worldwide among 64,523 published authors from 2007 through 2018. 
    http://expertscape.com/…/hyperlipidem…/Kypreos%2C+Kyriakos+E

    For Prof. Kypreos' most current publication record please refer to PubMed. For updated statistics on his published work please visit google scholar or scopus. Prof. Kypreos' orchid profile may be found at orcid.org/0000-0001-6784-2710


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