Nicolaos Nicolaou

Clinical Associate Professor


Nicolaos Nicolaou is Clinical Associate Professor of Allergy and Paediatric Allergy at the University of Nicosia Medical School.

Prof Nicolaou holds a Medical Degree from Aristotle University of Thesalloniki, Greece, an MPhil in Childhood Asthma and a PhD in Food Allergy from the University of Manchester, UK.

His special research interests are Food Allergy and Childhood Asthma.

Selected Publications

Nicolaou N, Poorafshar M, Murray C, Simpson A, Winell H, Kerry G, Härlin A, Woodcock A, Ahlstedt S, and Custovic A. Allergy or Tolerance in children sensitized to peanut: prevalence and differentiation using component-resolved diagnostics.  J Allergy Clin Immunol 2010. Jan; 125 (1): 191-7, PMID:20109746

Nicolaou N, Murray C, Belgrave D, Poorafshar M, Simpson A, Custovic A. Quantification of specific IgE to whole peanut extract and peanut components in prediction of peanut allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2011. Mar; 127 (3): 684-5, PMID:21272928

Nicolaou N, Custovic A. Molecular diagnosis of peanut and legume allergy. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 2011. Jun; 2011(3): 222-8, PMID:21464707

Nicolaou N, Tsabouri S, Priftis KN. Reintroduction of cow’s milk in milk-allergic children. Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets. 2014 Mar;14(1):54-62, PMID:2445044

Nicolaou N, Simpson A, Lowe L, Murray C, Woodcock A, Custovic A. Day-care attendance, position in sibship and early childhood wheezing: population-based birth cohort study.  J Allergy Clin Immunol 2008. Sep; 122 (3) 500-6, PMID: 18774386

Nicolaou N, Lowe L, Murray C, Woodcock A, Simpson A, Custovic A. Exhaled breath condensate pH and childhood asthma: unselected birth cohort study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Aug 1; 174(3):254-9,  PMID: 16675782

Nicolaou N, Yiallouros P, Ioannou P, Pipis S, Simpson A, Custovic A. Domestic allergen and endotoxin exposure and allergic sensitization in Cyprus. Paediatr Allergy Immunol. 2006 Feb; 17(1):17-21, PMID: 16426250

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