Katerina Prokopiou is a lecturer of Pharmacology at the University of Nicosia Medical School. Dr Prokopiou received her BSc (Hons) degree in Molecular Medicine from Sussex University, UK followed by an MSc degree in Cancer Pharmacology at the Institute of Cancer Therapeutics based at Bradford University, UK. Next, she completed her PhD degree in Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, where she was involved in the development and evaluation of newly synthesised anti-cancer agents. Currently, she is the course lead of one of the Pharmacology courses in the MD6 degree.
Furthermore, Dr. Prokopiou is a senior post-doctoral research scientist at Ophthalmos Research and Educational Institute, where she is investigating the effect of a novel therapeutic based on omega-3 fatty acids in different eye pathologies in preclinical settings. She is also managing the development and implementation of a multicentre clinical trial which involves the evaluation of omega-3 supplementation in macular degeneration and Stargardt disease patients.
University of Nicosia Medical School
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