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Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

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  • University: School of Pharmacy, University of Patras, Patras, Greece; 1985-1989 (B. Pharm)
  • Graduate: Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical College of Georgia, USA; 1990-1994 (Ph.D. in Pharmacology) 
  • Postdoctoral:
    -Vascular Biology Center, Medical College of Georgia, USA; 1994-1995
    -Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine; 1995-1998

Research Interests

  • Cell signalling 
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology 
  • Preclinical drug screening and development 
  • Vascular biology


Recent Publications

  • A. Papapetropoulos, Pyriochou A, Altaany Z, Yang G, Marazioti A, Zhou Z, Jeschked MG, Branskid L.K., Herndon D.N., Wang R. and Szabo C. Hydrogen sulfide is an endogenous stimulator of angiogenesis. Proc Natl. Acad Sci USA 106:21972-7, 2009 
  • A. Marazioti, M. Bucci M, C. Coletta, V. Vellecco, P. Baskaran, C. Szabo, G. Cirino, A.R.Marques, B. Guerreiro, A.M. Gonçalves, J.D. Seixas, A. Beuve, C.C. Romão, A. Papapetropoulos. Inhibition of nitric oxide-stimulated vasorelaxation by carbon monoxide-releasing molecules. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol.31:2570-2576, 2011 
  • A. Asimakopoulou, P. Panopoulos, C. T. Chasapis, C. Coletta, Z. Zhou, G. Cirino, A. Giannis, C. Szabo, G. A. Spyroulias, A. Papapetropoulos. Selectivity of commonly used pharmacological inhibitors for cystathionine beta synthase (CBS) and cystathionine gamma lyase (CSE). Br. J. Pharmacol. 169: 922–932, 2013. 
  • M. von Wantoch Rekowski, V. Kumar, Z. Zhou, J. Moschner, A. Marazioti, M. Bantzi, G. A. Spyroulias, Focco van den Akker, A. Giannis, A. Papapetropoulos. Insights into soluble guanylyl cyclase activation derived from improved heme-mimetics. J. Med. Chem. 56:8948-52, 2013


Andreas Papapetropoulos, B.Pharm, Ph.D., F.A.H.A., FBPharmacolS
Professor of Pharmacology
Faculty of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of Athens
University Campus, Zografou
Athens 15771 Greece
Tel (+30)210-7274786
Fax: (+30) 210 727-4747
E-mail: apapapet@pharm.uoa.gr