Katerina Prokopiou

Assistant Professor


Dr Katerina Prokopiou is an Assistant Professor 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 different pharmacology modules both in the MD6 and GEMD5 programs. Additionally, she is the “Doctor as a Professional” (DAP) Lead for Years 1-3, where she deals with students’ concerns and professionalism issues that might arise.

Furthermore, Dr Prokopiou is a Senior Research Associate at Ophthalmos Research and Educational Institute, where she is investigating the effect of a novel formulation based on omega-3 fatty acids in different eye pathologies in pre-clinical and clinical settings. She is involved in the development, management and implementation of a multicentre clinical trial which evaluated omega-3 supplementation in macular degeneration and Stargardt disease patients.

Additional research interests include the role of the biologic agents for the treatment of dermatological conditions and the use of pharmacogenetics in personalised medicine.

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