Loizos G. Loizou

Clinical Professor


Loizos G. Loizou is Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Oncology/Hematology/Immunology at the Medical School of the University of Nicosia.

Prof Loizou received his Medical Degree from the University of Brussels (Université Libre de Bruxelles), Belgium. He received a post graduate Diploma in Preventive Pediatrics from the University of Strasburg, France and his Diploma of specialist in Pediatrics from the University of Nancy, France. He also holds training certificates in Pediatric Oncology/Hematology/Immunology and HSCT (bone marrow transplantation) from the University of Nancy, ESO and SIOP. Doctoral dissertation in progress, PhD at the University of Newcastle, UK.

His research includes a) causes, prevention, epidemiology, genomics and better understanding of the issues related to the childhood and adolescent cancer and leukemia and b) childhood cancer survivors quality of life in adulthood. He is currently conducting the research project “Cancer in Children in Cyprus 1990-2017: Epidemiology and outcome” in the frame of his PhD at the University of Newcastle, UK.

Selected Publications

Peer reviewed papers

Michaela Kuhlen, Andrea Honscheid, Loizos Loizou, Schafiq Nabhani, Ute Fischer, Polina Stepensky, Jorg Schaper, Wolfram Klapper, Meinolf Siepermann, Friedhelm Schuster, Roland Meisel, Arndt Borkhardt, “De novo PIK3R1 gain-of-function with recurrent sinopulmonary infections, long-lasting chronic CMV-lymphadenitis and microcephaly”, Clinical Immunology (2015), January 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.clim.2015.10.008.

RJM Bashford-Rogers, KA Nicolaou, J Bartram, NJ Goulden, L Loizou, L Koumas, J Chi, M Hubank, P Kellam, PA Costeas and GS Vassiliou, “Eye on the B-ALL: B-cell receptor repertoires reveal persistence of numerous B-lymphoblastic leukemia subclones from diagnosis to relapse”, Leukemia (2016), 1–10, Leukemia advance online publication, 17 June 2016; doi:10.1038/leu.2016.142


“Leukemia and cancer: Causes, symptoms, diagnosis, management and prevention” ISBN 978-9963-9904-6-7, 114 pages, 2012.

“Cure from cancer, anticancer therapies developments and prevention”, ISBN 978-9963-9904-5-0, 40 pages, 2012.

“Cancer: the day after”, ISBN 978-9963-9904-2-9, Booklet of 16 pages, 2011, 2016, 2nd edition.

Mailing Address

Block A

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


Phone: +357 22 471900

Email: hl@cytanet.com.cy