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Dotsikas Yannis (Ioannis)

Assistant Professor , Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry




  • 1999: Degree in Pharmacy
  • 2001: MSc in Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • 2007: PhD in Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • 2007-2011: Post-Doctoral Research in Pharmaceutical Analysis

Research topics

  • Bioanalysis utilizing chromatographic methods and immunoassays
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Neonatal screening for inherited metabolic disorders
  • Drug analysis in formulations
  • Chemometrics


List of recent publications

  • Clinical validation of cutoff target ranges in newborn screening of metabolic disorders by tandem mass spectrometry: A worldwide collaborative project
    D. M. McHugh, C. A. Cameron, J. E. Abdenur, M. Abdulrahman, et al., Genet. Med. 13 (2011) 230-254
  • Desirability-based optimization and its sensitivity analysis for the perindopril and its impurities analysis in a microemulsion LC system
    A. Malenović, Y. Dotsikas, M. Mašković, B. Jančić–Stojanović, D. Ivanović and M. Medenica, Microchem. J. 99 (2011) 454-460
  • Dried plasma spots as an alternative sample collection technique for the quantitative LC-MS/MS determination of gabapentin
    F. Kolocouri, Y. Dotsikas and Y. L. Loukas, Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 398 (2010) 1339-1347
  • Development and validation of an improved high throughput method for the determination of anastrozole in human plasma by LC-MS/MS and atmospheric pressure chemical ionization
    C. Apostolou, Y. Dotsikas, C. Kousoulos and Y. L. Loukas, J. Pharm. Biomed. Anal. 48 (2008) 853-859
  • Turbulent flow and ternary column-switching on-line clean-up system for high-throughput quantification of risperidone and its main metabolite in plasma by LC-MS/MS. Application to a bioequivalence study
    C. Kousoulos, Y. Dotsikas and Y. L. Loukas, Talanta 72 (2007) 360-367
  • Employment of 4-(1-imidazolyl)phenol as a luminol signal enhancer in a competitive – type chemiluminescence immunoassay and its comparison with the conventional antigen – horseradish peroxidase conjugate based assay
    Y. Dotsikas and Y. L. Loukas, Anal. Chim. Acta 509 (2004) 103-109
  • Efficient Determination and Evaluation of Model Cyclodextrin Complex Binding Constants by Electrospray Mass Spectrometry
    Y. Dotsikas and Y. L. Loukas, J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 14 (2003) 1123-1129




Dotsikas Yannis (Ioannis)
School of Pharmacy
Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Panepistimiopolis- Zografou 157 71
Athens- Greece
Tel: 210 727-4696  210 727-4039
E-mail: idotsik@pharm.uoa.gr