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New book release by Prof Tzanavaros: “Congenital Heart Diseases: From Diagnosis to Treatment”

21 February 2024 Ioannis Tzanavaros, Clinical Professor at the University of Nicosia Medical School, has supervised the first edition of “Congenital Heart Diseases: Diagnosis to Treatment". This book, written in the Greek language, is designed for health professionals, including cardiologists, paediatricians, cardiothoracic surgeons, nurses, and medical students. It also serves as an essential resource [...]

New book release by Prof Tzanavaros: “Congenital Heart Diseases: From Diagnosis to Treatment”2024-02-21T17:13:49+02:00

UNIC Health Student Research Conference 2024

21 February 2024 The University of Nicosia Medical School (MS) and the School of Veterinary Medicine (VM), in collaboration with the MS Student Society and the Medical Students Research Society, hosted the UNIC Health Student Research Conference on 14 February 2024. This hybrid event attracted faculty and students from both the MS and VM, [...]

UNIC Health Student Research Conference 20242024-02-21T08:59:21+02:00

Prof Kanakis becomes member of IJMS’ Advisory Panel for the ‘Molecular Neurobiology’ section

12 February 2024 Dimitrios Kanakis, Professor of Pathology at the Medical School, recently became a member of the Topical Advisory Panel for the 'Molecular Neurobiology' section of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS). IJMS is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal providing an advanced forum for biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, molecular biophysics, molecular medicine, [...]

Prof Kanakis becomes member of IJMS’ Advisory Panel for the ‘Molecular Neurobiology’ section2024-02-12T11:00:47+02:00

Dr Pallari presents at World Congress of Infectious Diseases

15 December 2023 Dr Pallari, a post-doctoral research fellow in Epidemiology at the Medical School's Department of Primary Care and Population Health, participated in the  5th World Congress on Infectious Diseases (WCID 2023) by presenting research on West Nile Virus (WNV) in Cyprus. The congress was held from October 23 to 25, 2023, in [...]

Dr Pallari presents at World Congress of Infectious Diseases2023-12-15T11:58:44+02:00

UNIC Health part of a €700k award for ground-breaking brain study infrastructure

30 November 2023 UNIC Health announces a significant achievement through the combined efforts of our Veterinary and Medical School faculty. Our successful participation in the Small Infrastructure Call of the Research Promotion Foundation has resulted in a research award of approximately €700,000. This funding will be instrumental in establishing a first of its kind [...]

UNIC Health part of a €700k award for ground-breaking brain study infrastructure2023-11-30T17:37:06+02:00

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Sleep Science and Neuroscience for the PhD Research Project ‘PHD-2023-A1: Development of a Machine Learning-based nightmare detection method for recurrent nightmare treatment in PTSD’

The PhD in Medical Sciences: The University of Nicosia Medical School offers the degree PhD in Medical Sciences.  The degree is awarded to students who successfully complete an independent research programme that breaks new ground in the chosen field of study. The PhD programme aspires to empower students to become independent researchers, thus advancing [...]

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Sleep Science and Neuroscience for the PhD Research Project ‘PHD-2023-A1: Development of a Machine Learning-based nightmare detection method for recurrent nightmare treatment in PTSD’2023-12-13T14:03:56+02:00

Acceptance of Applications for the PhD in Medical Sciences in field of Medical Education for the PhD Research Project ‘PHD-2023-A3: Investigating students’ preparation for clinical training skills in medical undergraduate education’

The PhD in Medical Sciences: The University of Nicosia Medical School offers the degree PhD in Medical Sciences.  The degree is awarded to students who successfully complete an independent research programme that breaks new ground in the chosen field of study. The PhD programme aspires to empower students to become independent researchers, thus advancing [...]

Acceptance of Applications for the PhD in Medical Sciences in field of Medical Education for the PhD Research Project ‘PHD-2023-A3: Investigating students’ preparation for clinical training skills in medical undergraduate education’2023-12-13T14:04:08+02:00

NEOLAiA Medicine and Health Group Meeting in Cyprus

The University of Nicosia Medical School organised a two-day event on 29 and 30 June 2023 which brought together representatives from the NEOLAiA Medicine and Health Group as well as colleagues from the Medical, Life and Health Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Schools of the University of Nicosia. During the event, participants had constructive discussions on [...]

NEOLAiA Medicine and Health Group Meeting in Cyprus2023-10-11T12:03:23+03:00

International research consortium uncovers novel disorder of copper metabolism in Cypriot twins

August 2023 In a recent ground-breaking study published in Oxford Academic, a consortium of international researchers from esteemed institutions in the USA, UK, Israel, Cyprus, and the Netherlands identified a novel autosomal recessive disorder of copper metabolism in Cyprus. The research, focused on identical twin male infants born in Cyprus, presenting with a distinctive [...]

International research consortium uncovers novel disorder of copper metabolism in Cypriot twins2023-08-30T12:03:13+03:00

Two new books recently published by faculty members of the Medical School

09 August 2023 Professor Costas Constantinou is the author of the book “Applied Sociology of Health and Illness: A Problem-Based Learning Approach (2nd edition)” now available through Routledge. The book highlights strategies to engage students in exploring the sociology of health and illness through a problem-based learning approach. This fully revised second edition has [...]

Two new books recently published by faculty members of the Medical School2023-10-25T09:42:04+03:00

2nd University of Nicosia Medical School Student Research Conference

17 July 2023 The second University of Nicosia Medical School Student Research Conference (UNMS-SRC) took place on Saturday, 27 May 2023. It was conducted in a hybrid mode, delivering both physically and via live streaming. The UNMS-SRC was organised by the Medical School Student Society (MSSS) in collaboration with the Medical Students Research Society [...]

2nd University of Nicosia Medical School Student Research Conference2023-10-25T09:43:22+03:00

Dr Charalambous’ latest neuroscience activities in Copenhagen and Cyprus

July 2023 Dr Charalambos C. Charalambous, a post-doctoral fellow in neuroscience, visited last May for a week the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Copenhagen as part of the Staff Mobility for Training programme funded by the University of Nicosia. Hosted by Dr Jens Bo Nielsen and his world-leading team in neuromotor control [...]

Dr Charalambous’ latest neuroscience activities in Copenhagen and Cyprus2023-08-07T16:54:31+03:00

Dr Charalambous enhances leadership research in rehabilitation

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Neuroscience, Dr Charalambos Charalambous recently attended a Leadership Workshop tailored for rehabilitation professionals and scientists at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Spring Meeting in Atlanta, GA, USA. The workshop aimed to enhance communication and leadership skills for healthcare providers, researchers, administrators, and clinicians. Dr Charalambous, an Early Career [...]

Dr Charalambous enhances leadership research in rehabilitation2023-06-06T12:23:24+03:00

New study reveals cannabis use increases risk of relapse in remitted schizophrenia patients

06 June 2023 According to Professor Michael Davidson, Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Nicosia Medical School, and one of the authors of a recent study published in the prestigious journal Schizophrenia Bulletin titled 'Cannabis Use and Symptomatic Relapse in First Episode Schizophrenia: Trigger or Consequence? Data From the OPTIMISE Study', schizophrenia is [...]

New study reveals cannabis use increases risk of relapse in remitted schizophrenia patients2023-10-25T09:44:04+03:00

Prof Peter Karayiannis Ranks #1 in Cyprus in Immunology by Research.com 2023 Edition

May 2023 We are pleased to announce that Peter Karayiannis, Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Virology at the University of Nicosia Medical School, has been ranked #1 in Cyprus and #3014 in the world for Best Scientists in the field of Immunology by Research.com, a leading academic platform for researchers. Research.com is a widely [...]

Prof Peter Karayiannis Ranks #1 in Cyprus in Immunology by Research.com 2023 Edition2023-05-18T11:10:36+03:00

Dr Charalambous presents research work at Neurorehabilitation Conference

Post-doctoral fellow in neuroscience, Charalambos C. Charalambous, who is supervised by Professor of Neuroscience, Avgis Hadjipapas, presented his research work in a poster session at the Neurorehabilitation: Creating a Vision for the Future conference. The conference was held in Los Angeles, California from 11 to 13 April 2023, to honour the distinguished career [...]

Dr Charalambous presents research work at Neurorehabilitation Conference2023-05-08T12:10:45+03:00

Earlier introduction of allergenic foods in children may prevent food allergies

Food allergy is an important public health concern, due to significant quality-of-life, as well as economic elements. Its incidence is known to vary between populations, while early introduction of allergenic food products has become a recommendation in clinical practice guidelines, in efforts for primary prevention. According to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 23 [...]

Earlier introduction of allergenic foods in children may prevent food allergies2023-05-08T15:41:26+03:00

Acceptance of Applications for the PhD in Medical Sciences in field of Medical Education

Acceptance of Applications for the PhD in Medical Sciences in field of Medical Education for the PhD Research Project ‘PHD-2023-A3: Investigating students’ preparation for clinical training skills in medical undergraduate education’ The PhD in Medical Sciences: The University of Nicosia Medical School offers the degree PhD in Medical Sciences.  The degree is awarded to students who [...]

Acceptance of Applications for the PhD in Medical Sciences in field of Medical Education2023-12-13T14:04:52+02:00

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Sleep Science and Neuroscience

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Sleep Science and Neuroscience for the PhD Research Project ‘PHD-2023-A1: Development of a Machine Learning-based nightmare detection method for recurrent nightmare treatment in PTSD’ The PhD in Medical Sciences: The University of Nicosia Medical School offers the degree PhD in Medical Sciences.  The degree is [...]

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Sleep Science and Neuroscience2023-04-24T12:11:56+03:00

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Pathology of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Pathology of Neurodegenerative Diseases for the PhD Research Project ‘PHD-2023-A2: Investigating the possible association of NRG1 and tau, in the development of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)’ The PhD in Medical Sciences: The University of Nicosia Medical School offers the degree PhD in Medical Sciences.  The degree [...]

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Pathology of Neurodegenerative Diseases2023-12-13T14:06:16+02:00

New study shows autoimmune and psychiatric diseases are genetically linked

While several studies have shown that autoimmune diseases are associated with psychiatric diseases like depression and psychosis, recent research lead by Dr Konstantinos Voskarides, Associate Professor of Genetics and Molecular Biology at UNIC Medical School, investigated whether genetic variants predisposing to autoimmune diseases and psychiatric disorders are genetically linked, constructing the common haplotypes. The [...]

New study shows autoimmune and psychiatric diseases are genetically linked2023-05-02T11:24:44+03:00

Prof Hadjipapas and his team are the editors of recent Research Topic in Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience

10 February 2023 Professor in Neuroscience and Research Methods Avgis Hadjipapas, together with Assistant Professor in Perception and Cognitive Neuroscience at Maastricht University, Mark Roberts, and Medical School’s Post-Doctoral Fellow in Neuroscience, Charalambos Charalambous, have successfully completed the Research Topic ’Why the Exact Frequencies in our Brains Matter: Perspectives from Electrophysiology and Brain Stimulation.’ [...]

Prof Hadjipapas and his team are the editors of recent Research Topic in Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience2023-02-13T16:05:46+02:00
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