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Dr Giorgos Papanastasiou

Postdoctoral Researcher in Multi Modal Imaging

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Willingness to take Ph.D. students: Yes

See PhD studentship opportunity: http://www.eastscotbiodtp.ac.uk/development-and-evaluation-inexpensive-planar-radionuclide-imaging-cameras-support-novel-radiotracer

Biography

Dr. Giorgos Papanastasiou completed a BSc.Eng degree in Material Science and Engineering (5-year degree), at the University of Ioannina, Greece. Giorgos has also received a MSc degree in Biomedical Engineering, from the National Technical University of Athens and University of Patras, Greece and during the second year of his MSc, he accomplished an internship and a master thesis at the University Medical Centre of Groningen, The Netherlands (departments of Medical Physics and Medical Biology/Biomedical Engineering, respectively). He also completed a MSc.R degree in Cardiovascular Biology from the School of Clinical Sciences of the University of Edinburgh, UK during which he gained broad expertise in bioinformatics, bioengineering, biophysics and biomathematics across different research projects. Further, Giorgos received a PhD degree in Medical Physics and Mathematical modelling at the Clinical Research Imaging Centre and the British Heart Foundation-Centre for Cardiovascular Science of the University of Edinburgh, UK. Currently, he is a post-doctoral Research Fellow in Multi-modality imaging working at the Image Analysis lab of the Edinburgh Imaging in Queen’s Medical Research Institute of the University of Edinburgh.    

Qualifications

BSc.Eng (5-year polytechnic school) in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece. 

MSc in Biomedical Engineering, National Technical University of Ioannina, University of Patras, Greece and University Medical Centre of Groningen, The Netherlands.

MSc.R (master by Research) in Cardiovascular Biology, involving research projects in bioinformatics, bioengineering, biophysics and biomathematics, BHF-Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh, UK. 

PhD in Medical Physics and Mathematical modelling, Clinical Research Imaging Centre, University of Edinburgh, UK.  

 

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