Alkystis Phinikaridou, PhD

Dr. Alkystis Phinikaridou is a Lecturer in the Biomedical Engineering Department at King’s College London. Dr. Phinikaridou received her PhD from Boston University in 2009. She joined the Biomedical Engineering Department at Kings College London in 2010 as Postdoctoral Research Associate and became Lecturer in Imaging Biology in 2016. Dr. Phinikaridou’s research focuses on Molecular Imaging of Cardiovascular Diseases including atherosclerosis, aortic aneurysms, thrombosis, and myocardial infarction using MRI and PET/MRI in preclinical animal models. Her main areas of research include endothelial dysfunction, extracellular matrix turnover, and thrombosis. She also works towards translating the findings from the preclinical studies into the clinical field and bridging the gap between basic research and clinical applications.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Previously held)
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine


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  1. Saha P, Gutmann C, Kingdon J, Dregan A, Bertolaccini L, Grover SP, Patel AS, Modarai B, Lyons O, Schulz C, Andia ME, Phinikaridou A, Botnar RM, Smith A. Venous Thrombosis Accelerates Atherosclerosis in Mice. Circulation. 2023 Jun 20; 147(25):1945-1947. PMID: 37335825
     
  2. Lavin B, Eykyn TR, Phinikaridou A, Xavier A, Kumar S, Buqué X, Aspichueta P, Sing-Long C, Arrese M, Botnar RM, Andia ME. Characterization of hepatic fatty acids using magnetic resonance spectroscopy for the assessment of treatment response to metformin in an eNOS-/- mouse model of metabolic nonalcoholic fatty liver disease/nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. NMR Biomed. 2023 Aug; 36(8):e4932. PMID: 36940044; PMCID: PMC10704844; DOI: 10.1002/nbm.4932;
     
  3. Chaher N, Digilio G, Lacerda S, Botnar RM, Phinikaridou A. Optimized Methods for the Surface Immobilization of Collagens and Collagen Binding Assays. J Vis Exp. 2023 Mar 24; (193). PMID: 37036233
     
  4. Lavin B, Eykyn TR, Phinikaridou A, Xavier A, Kumar S, Buqué X, Aspichueta P, Sing-Long C, Arrese M, Botnar RM, Andia ME. Characterization of hepatic fatty acids using Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy for the assessment of treatment response to Metformin in an eNOS-/- mouse model of metabolic NAFLD-NASH. NMR Biomed. 2023 Mar 20; e4932. PMID: 36940044; PMCID: PMC10704844; DOI: 10.1002/nbm.4932;
     
  5. Lavin B, Andia ME, Saha P, Botnar RM, Phinikaridou A. Quantitative MRI of Endothelial Permeability and (Dys)function in Atherosclerosis. J Vis Exp. 2021 12 17; (178). PMID: 34978293
     
  6. Capuana F, Phinikaridou A, Stefania R, Padovan S, Lavin B, Lacerda S, Almouazen E, Chevalier Y, Heinrich-Balard L, Botnar RM, Aime S, Digilio G. Imaging of Dysfunctional Elastogenesis in Atherosclerosis Using an Improved Gadolinium-Based Tetrameric MRI Probe Targeted to Tropoelastin. J Med Chem. 2021 10 28; 64(20):15250-15261. PMID: 34661390; PMCID: PMC8558862; DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.1c01286;
     
  7. Xavier A, Zacconi F, Santana-Romo F, Eykyn TR, Lavin B, Phinikaridou A, Botnar R, Uribe S, Oyarzún JE, Cabrera D, Arrese M, Andia ME. Assessment of hepatic fatty acids during non-alcoholic steatohepatitis progression using magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Ann Hepatol. 2021 Nov-Dec; 25:100358. PMID: 33962045
     
  8. Lavin Plaza B, Phinikaridou A, Andia ME, Potter M, Lorrio S, Rashid I, Botnar RM. Sustained Focal Vascular Inflammation Accelerates Atherosclerosis in Remote Arteries. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2020 09; 40(9):2159-2170. PMID: 32673527; PMCID: PMC7447189; DOI: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.120.314387;
     
  9. Evans RJ, Lavin B, Phinikaridou A, Chooi KY, Mohri Z, Wong E, Boyle JJ, Krams R, Botnar R, Long NJ. Targeted Molecular Iron Oxide Contrast Agents for Imaging Atherosclerotic Plaque. Nanotheranostics. 2020; 4(4):184-194. PMID: 32637296; PMCID: PMC7332796; DOI: 10.7150/ntno.44712;
     
  10. Lavin B, Lacerda S, Andia ME, Lorrio S, Bakewell R, Smith A, Rashid I, Botnar RM, Phinikaridou A. Tropoelastin: an in vivo imaging marker of dysfunctional matrix turnover during abdominal aortic dilation. Cardiovasc Res. 2020 04 01; 116(5):995-1005. PMID: 31282949; PMCID: PMC7104357; DOI: 10.1093/cvr/cvz178;
     
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