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Paraskevi Papaioannidou
Professor of Pharmacology
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Paraskevi Papaioannidou, BScChem, MD, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology Department of Pharmacology,
Medical Faculty
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Greece
E-mail: ppap@auth.gr

Research Interests Antimicrobial Chemotherapy – Reproductive Pharmacology – Gender related Pharmacology – Environmental Pharmacology – Prostaglandins – Drug Interactions

Research Networks Co-ordinator of 2 European research networks supported by the Aristotle University:
1) AntibioSurv: website: antibiosurv.web.auth.gr
2) Follicle net: website: folliclenet.web.auth.gr

Current Positions

Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Pharmacology,
Medical Faculty
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,
Greece

Member of the Board of Directors
DOATAP - Hellenic NARIC, Greece

Member of the Executive Committee of the Greek Society of Pharmacology

Vice President of St George, Association of people from Korissos

Past Positions

Associate Professor (2001 – 2011)
Department of Pharmacology,
Medical Faculty
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Assistant Professor (1993 – 2001)
Department of Pharmacology,
Medical Faculty
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Visiting Researcher (November 1999 – October 2000)
Medical Faculty
Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy

Lecturer (1988 – 1993)
Department of Pharmacology,
Medical Faculty
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Lecturer (1992 – 1995)
Department of Pharmacology,
Medical Faculty
University of Thessaly

PhD Student and Research Assistant (1982 – 1988)
Department of Pharmacology,
Medical Faculty
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Research Specialization

• Department of Pharmacology, Μedical Faculty, University of Alberta, Canada, 1986, visiting scientist
• Division of Gas Chromatography, Unicam Laboratories, Cambridge, UK, 1995, visiting scientist
• Division of Assisted Reproduction, 1st Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sant’ Orsola Hospital, Μedical Faculty, University of Bologna, 1999-2000, visiting researcher
• Department of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Μedical Faculty, University of Novi Sad, invited speaker, tutor and researcher (2006)
• Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Μedical Faculty, University of Kragujevac, invited speaker and researcher (2007)
• Department of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Μedical Faculty, University of Novi Sad, invited speaker, tutor and researcher (2008)

Research Projects

• The AntibioSurv Project on Peri-Operative Chemoprophylaxis (ASPPOC) – Project leader: 40 Surgery and Pharmacology Departments from 11 European countries participate in the project
• SIG-DUR: Cross-national comparison of Drug Utilization activities (International multicentric study of ΙSPE (Ιnternational Society of Pharmacoepidemiology) – Participation of 24 countries)
• Antibiotic use by general population. Multicentric European Study supported by the Ministry of Science Education and Sports, Croatia – Participation of 6 countries
• Immunomodulating effects of antimycotic medicines and their interaction with quinolones (in collaboration with ΝΙΗ, Bethesda, USA)
• ESBL producing bacteria in the development and treatment of acute pyelonephritis in Balbc mice
• Pharmacodynamic interactions of Antimicrobial and immuno-modulating agents
• Study of 2D:4D ratio and other anthropometric data in Greek population
• Expression of steroid receptors on the reproductive system and other tisues
• Controlled Ovarian Stimulation in Assisted Reproduction
• In vitro fertilization of oocytes and spermatozoa
• Ιnvestigation of pharmacodynamic and toxicological effects of medicinal plants extracts grown in the territory of Voivodina
• Phytoestrogens in Reproduction

Undergraduate courses
• Pharmacology
• Clinical Pharmacology
• Molecular Pharmacology

Postgraduate courses
• Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
• Reproductive Pharmacology
• Language and Voice Processing

Awards and distinctions

• Member of the Board of Directors, DOATAP - Hellenic NARIC, Greece
• Member of the Executive Committee of the Greek Society of Pharmacology
• President of the 8th Congress of Southeastern Europe on Xenobiotic Metabolism and Toxicity (XEMET 2010), Thessaloniki October 2010
• Member of the International Advisory Board του 4th European Summer School in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT 2006)
• European Educational Programmes Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Member of the EUREP Committee
• Evaluator of the Greek Ministry of Education on European Research Projects
• Reviewer in Peer-Review Scientific Journals and Congresses
• Invited Lecturer in International and Greek Congresses
• Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committee in International and Greek Congresses
• Milton Huppert Graduate Student Award of the Medical Mycological Society of the Americans (awarded to one of her doctoral students, May 2007, Toronto, Canada)
• European Confederation of Medical Mycology award (to one of her doctoral students, Μay 2009, Athens, Greece)
• Procter and Gamble award to one of her PhD students
• The city of Kastoria honorary award (June 2010)
• Vice President of St George, Association of people from Korissos

Short CV

Paraskevi Papaioannidou is a professor of Pharmacology in Medical Faculty of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. She graduated in Chemistry and Medicine at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and she has a Ph.D. in Pharmacology. She had a post-graduate education in the Department of Pharmacology, Μedical Faculty, University of Alberta, Canada, and a post-doctoral education in Gas Chromatography, in Unicam Laboratories, Cambridge, UK. She was a visiting researcher in the 1st Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Division of Assisted Reproduction, Sant’ Orsola Hospital) in Μedical Faculty of the University of Bologna for one year. She has been an invited lecturer and researcher in the Department of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, of the Faculty of Μedicine in the University of Novi Sad, and in the Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology of the Faculty of Μedicine in the University of Kragujevac.

She has published more than 200 articles in peer review journals on Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Reproductive Pharmacology, Gender related Pharmacology, Prostaglandins and Drug Interactions.

She has created and is the co-ordinator of two European research networks supported by the Aristotle University: Follicle net (website: folliclenet.web.auth.gr) and AntibioSurv (website: antibiosurv.web.auth.gr). She is reviewer in peer review international journals and Congresses and has been invited speaker in International Congresses.

She has organized and is the coordinator of medical and interdisciplinary institutional and inter-institutional post-graduate programs.

She has organized and participated in many multicentric European and international research projects. She is the organizer and leader of ASPPOC (a multicentric European project with participation of 40 Surgery and Pharmacology Departments from 12 countries), she has participated in SIG-DUR (an international multicentric study of ΙSPE on cross-national comparison of Drug Utilization, with the participation of 24 countries), and she had a collaboration with ΝΙΗ, Bethesda, USA. One of her PhD students has received the Milton Huppert Graduate Student Award of the Medical Mycological Society of the Americans (May 2007, Toronto, Canada).

Scientific Associations
• International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR)
• International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE)
• Federation of European Pharmacological Societies (EPHAR)
• European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT)
• Greek Society of Pharmacology (member of the Executive Committee)
• Greek Association of Chemists
• Association of Chemists of Northern Greece
• Medical Association of Thessaloniki
• Medical Society of Thessaloniki
• Hellenic Society of Surgical Infections
• Hellenic Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine (ELEFI)

Social Associations

“St George”, Association of people from Korissos (Vice President)

Websites
• http://users.auth.gr/~ppap/
• http://www.med.auth.gr/cv/papaioannidou_p_gr.pdf
• http://experts.rc.auth.gr/search/preview.aspx?id=195
• http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paraskevi_Papaioannidou/
• http://www.linkedin.com/pub/paraskevi-papaioannidou/29/452/840
• http://publicationslist.org/p.papaioannidou
• http://www.frontiersin.org/people/ParaskeviPapaioannidou/20299
• http://folliclenet.web.auth.gr/
• http://antibiosurv.web.auth.gr/
• http://xemet2010.web.auth.gr/
• http://www.frontiersin.org/events/8th_Southeast_European_Congres/1051/drug_metabolism_and_transport

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