Iokim Spyridopoulos

BM Bch: University of Hannover, Germany, 1992 DM: University of Hannover, Germany, 1993

Iokim Spyridopoulos

Dr. Iokim Spyridopoulos, Professor of Cardiology, Chair of Cardiovascular Gerontology (Newcastle University) and Honorary Consultant Interventional Cardiologist (Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust); Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK • Professor and practicing interventional cardiologist. Active in grant review, journal review, and contributor to over 30 publications. • Memberships: Royal College of Physicians; German Cardiac Society; Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) • Active member of Research Gate, (Facebook of Research) with a quickly growing community of scientists. • Honorary Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Freeman Hospital, • Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust Key Publications: Spyridopoulos I, Hoffmann J, Aicher A, Brümmendorf TH, Doerr HW, Zeiher AM, Dimmeler S. Accelerated telomere shortening in leukocyte subpopulations of patients with coronary heart disease: role of cytomegalovirus seropositivity. Circulation. 2009;120:1364-72 Spyridopoulos I, Erben Y, Brummendorf TH, Haendeler J, Dietz K, Seeger F, Kissel CK, Martin H, Hoffmann J, Assmus B, Zeiher AM, Dimmeler S. Telomere gap between granulocytes and lymphocytes is a determinant for hematopoetic progenitor cell impairment in patients with previous myocardial infarction. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2008;28:968-974. Spyridopoulos I, Fichtlscherer S, Popp R, Toennes SW, Fisslthaler B, Trepels T, Zernecke A, Liehn EA, Weber C, Zeiher AM, Dimmeler S, Haendeler J. Caffeine Enhances Endothelial Repair by an AMPK-Dependent Mechanism. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2008;28:1967-1974. Spyridopoulos I, Dimmeler S. Can telomere length predict cardiovascular risk? Lancet. 2007;369:81-82. Spyridopoulos I, Haendeler J, Urbich C, Brummendorf TH, Oh H, Schneider MD, Zeiher AM, Dimmeler S. Statins enhance migratory capacity by upregulation of the telomere repeat-binding factor TRF2 in endothelial progenitor cells. Circulation. 2004;110:3136-3142.

Affiliations and Expertise

Honorary Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust Memberships: Member of the Royal College of Physicians Member of the German Cardiac Society Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC)

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