Constantinos Alexandros Demopoulos

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece 0000-0003-2038-4411

Constantinos Alexandros Demopoulos was born in August 1947, Athens. He was graduated in chemistry, in 1971, from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. In 1973, he received his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. In 1975, he was an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. From 1978 to 1980, he worked as a Research Associate in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA. In 1982, he was a Lecturer in the Faculty of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. In 1987, he was an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. In 1991, he was an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. In 1991–1993, he was the Director of the Department II of the Faculty of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. In 1992–2004, he was the Director of the Laboratory of Food Chemistry/Biochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. In 1999, Professor of biochemistry and food chemistry in the Faculty of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Since 2004, he is the Director of the Laboratory of Biochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is the author of three handbooks and two books, which are educational books of the Faculty of Chemistry of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, as well as of other Institutions of Higher Education. His overall research work is included in more than 100 publications, with 2000 citations in journals and books. The main subject of his research activity concerns the study of platelet activating factor (PAF), the structure of which he discovered in 1979 (C.A.Demopoulos, R.N.Pinckard and D.J.Hanahan, The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 254, pp. 9355–9358, 1979)

Biography Updated on 28 May 2007

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