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Stavros Topouzis, Ph.D.

Lab. of Molecular Pharmacology
Department of Pharmacy
University of Patras
26504 Patras

Tel: (30)-2610-969-818
Mobile: (30)-697-189-3104

Recearch Interests
The research topics of the laboratory comprise:

  • Molecular control of vascular Endothelial and Smooth Muscle cell phenotype
  • Signalling in arterial cell function in health and disease  (contractility, atherosclerosis, inflammation)
  • Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) in angiogenesis, fibrosis and cancer

Selected Recent Publications

  • JA Thomas, et al. Platelet-Derived Growth Factor PDGF-DD, a novel  mediator of smooth muscle cell phenotypic modulation, is upregulated in endothelial cells exposed to atherosclerotic-prone flow patterns, Am. J.  Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol., 2009, 296: H442-52
  • SR Dillon et al.  Interleukin 31, a cytokine produced by T cells,  induces dermatitis in mice Nature Immunol., 2004, 5: 752-760



POLICY STATEMENT: Biomedicine and Molecular Biosciences Action BM1005 is funded by COST, through its implementing agent the European Science Foundation.