Edinburgh Research Explorer

John Plevris

UoE Honorary staff

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Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Bio artificial liver support systems research, e-nose technology in the investigation of liver disease, in vitro models of NAFLD, liver organoids and drug metabolism

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Edinburgh
Doctor of Medicine, National Kapodistrian University of Athens

Professional Qualifications


Area of Expertise

Research expertiseliver disease, non invasive technologies for disease diagnosis, new endoscopic modalities


My research interests include liver cell biology, bioartificial liver support systems, in vitro models of NAFLD, endoscopic research and in particular research into non invasive methods of investigating GI and Liver disease such as wireless capsule endoscopy, transnasal endoscopy and breathomics technology for precision medicine and point of care diagnosis. I am an advanced therapeutic endoscopist with special interest in endoscopy in liver disease. My h-index is 37, i10-index 88 and I have 4981 citations. I am editor of two books ( Problem‐Based Approach to Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2012 and Endoscopy in Liver Disease 2017), recipient of several research grants and Clinical Educator -Director of Studies in year 2 at the Medical College of the University of Edinburgh.

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