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Dr Spyridon Theofilopoulos

Ser Cymru II Rising Star Fellow, Biomedical Sciences

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 513603

Research Links

Office - 037
Ground Floor
Institute of Life Science 1
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Spyridon Theofilopoulos PhD DIC is Sêr Cymru II Rising Star Fellow and Associate Professor at the Institute of Life Science 1, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea, UK. He has completed a BSc and PhD at Imperial College London. After completing the compulsory military service in Greece, he worked for two years at the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens and at the School of Medicine of the University of Thessaly, as a postdoctoral scientist and lecturer respectively. He then worked for several years at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden as a Forskare.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Regenerative Neurobiology
  • Lipid Biochemistry

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

BSc, Applied Medical Science

Supervision Opportunities: 

Highly enthusiastic postdoctoral scientists and PhD students with experience and interest in in vitro techniques (such as nuclear receptor activation assays, mouse CNS primary cultures and neural stem cells), in-vivo models of PD (such as the 6-OHDA model), immunocytochemistry and immunohistochemistry, quantitative PCR, imaging and related techniques are encouraged to apply for research work in our laboratory. 

Research Award Highlights Collaborations