Despina Moissidou

Assistant Professor


Despina Moissidou is Assistant Professor of Histology at the University of Nicosia Medical School.

Dr Moissidou holds a BA in History from the American College in Greece, an MSc in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Manchester and a PhD in Cell Biology from the University of Manchester.

She currently runs two research projects on ancient mummies, one in collaboration with the University of Madrid Medical School, Department of Forensic Medicine, and the second one with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School and the Anthropological Museum. The purpose is the histological examination of mummified tissue for possible pathologies, as well as the creation of a protocol database for similar anthropological studies.

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Mailing Address

Office 0013, Basement
Block A

University of Nicosia Medical School
93 Agiou Nikolaou, 2408 Engomi
P.O. Box 24005, CY-1700, Nicosia, Cyprus


Phone: +357 22471995

Email: [email protected]