Mihalis I. Panagiotidis
Heriot Watt University, UK
Dr. Mihalis Panagiotidis currently holds a Personal Chair in Nutrition & Toxicology while at the same time serves as a Department Head of Human Health at the School of Life Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, UK. He has research expertise in the areas of molecular toxicology, molecular & biochemical nutrition and human carcinogenesis as evident by a number of peer-reviewed publications. Prior to this position, he was (1) a Research Assistant Professor of Nutrition (2006-2007) at the Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA; (2) an Assistant Professor of Environmental & Occupational Health (2007-2009) at the School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada-Reno, USA; (3) an Associate Professor of Nutrition (2011-2012) at the School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham-Malaysia Campus, Malaysia; and (4) an Assistant Professor of Molecular Pathology (2012-2013) at the Laboratory of Pathological Anatomy, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece. Mihalis serves at the Editorial Board of a number of peer-reviewed journals whereas at the same time is an Active Member of the Education Quality Accreditation Commission and a Scientific Advisory Board Member for the International Institute of Anticancer Research. In the past, he has been a Marilyn Gentry Fellow of the American Institute for Cancer Research & World Cancer Research Fund as well as a recipient of a number of research awards including a Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant, a Marilyn Gentry Fellowship and a Nutricia Research Foundation International Training Fellowship.
Molecular mechanisms underlying disease pathology and the role of nutrition in disease prevention
Deregulated Apoptosis and Epigenetic Pathways as key molecular targets underlining the pathological basis of human disease including cancer
Genomic approaches in an attempt to identify gene targets as potential biomarkers of therapeutic outcome.