Journal of Liver: Disease & TransplantationISSN: 2325-9612

Anastasios Lymperopoulos

Anastasios Lymperopoulos
Nova Southeastern University, USA

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Biography

Anastasios (Tassos) Lymperopoulos, B. Pharm., M.Sc., Ph.D., F.A.H.A., came to Nova Southeastern University in August 2009 as Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Lymperopoulos`s career as a biomedical researcher started by earning his M.Sc. in Medicinal Chemistry followed by his Ph.D. in Pharmacology, after graduating from the School of Pharmacy of the University of Patras, back in his home country, Greece. During his pre-doctoral career, Dr. Lymperopoulos focused his research on molecular pharmacology of drug receptors, and, more specifically, on signal transduction of certain types of adrenergic receptors, the molecules responsible for mediating the actions of adrenaline in the body. He was recently (November 2011) elected as a Fellow of the American Heart Association (F.A.H.A.) with its Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) Council. Coming to Nova Southeastern University in August 2009, Dr. Lymperopoulos aspires to continue his research by setting up his own lab at the College of Pharmacy of NSU. In addition to his research activities, Dr. Lymperopoulos is teaching in the Pharm.D. and Ph.D. programs of the College of Pharmacy, as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.

Research Interest

Adrenal gland,heart failure,myocardial infarction, aldosterone, angiotensin II, catecholamines, G-protein coupled receptors,GRKs,beta-arrestins,desensitization,receptor biology,signal transduction,sartans,beta-blockers.

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