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Professor Anastasios Lymperopoulos
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Dr. Anastasios Lymperopoulos' career started by earning M.Sc. in Medicinal Chemistry followed by Ph.D. in Pharmacology, after graduating from the School of Pharmacy of the University of Patras, Greece. His major turning point was in 2004, when he joined the lab of Dr. Walter Koch, a former postdoctoral fellow of Nobel laureate Professor Robert Lefkowitz's lab at Duke University. During a 5-year postdoctoral tenure there, he had several successes, awards and honors, most prominent among which was elections as Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA) with its Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) and as Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), as well as a 5-year Scientist Development Grant award from the American Heart Association (AHA). In addition, Dr. Lymperopoulos has been an AHA post-doctoral research fellow for a total of three years in the past, and his postdoctoral fellowship application with AHA in 2007 got an unusual 1-year extension based on its exceptionally high score. He has also been a finalist for the AHA-sponsored Melvin L. Marcus Young Investigator Award in Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, and for the Cardiovascular Research Award of the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), he holds three (provisional) research patents, and currently serves as associate editor of four peer-reviewed journals, published by esteemed publishers (British Pharmacological Society, Wolters Kluwer Health, Dove Medical Press). Dr. Lymperopoulos has edited one textbook published by Springer and authored several book chapters. As well as serving as a regular peer-reviewer for several prestigious journals, including British Journal of Pharmacology, Circulation Research, and American Journal of Cardiology.
Finally, Dr. Lymperopoulos has published in various prestigious scientific journals: Nature Medicine; Circulation; JACC; PNAS; JBC; Circ. Res., to name a few (for an extensive list of his >50 peer-reviewed publications see MEDLINE) and his h-index is 13 (>1000 total citations, as of January 2016). Dr. Lymperopoulos currently serves at Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy faculty at the Associate Professor level and mentors several PhD and PharmD students in cardiovascular research in his lab.
Updated 15 September 2023