Vasso Apostolopoulos

Victoria University, Australia


Vasso Apostolopoulos obtained her Ph.D. degree, in 1995, from the University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia. She currently works as an Adjunct Professor and Lecturer, Victoria University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Her areas of expertise include immunology, immunotherapy, vaccines, antigen delivery, dendritic cells, cancer, immunotherapy, infectious diseases, autoimmunity, chronic diseases, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cell biology, crystallography, exercise physiology, animal models of disease, clinical research, translational research, and commercialization; disease models: cancer, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease; chronic diseases; lifestyle diseases. Professor Apostolopoulos has over 20 years of experience in research and training in the area of vaccine formulations development for cancer and chronic diseases with translational focus. In addition, she has extensive clinical research background and expertise in consulting for pharmaceutical companies. She has a multidisciplinary research background, in the areas of immunology, cell biology, pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, crystallography, clinical research, drug development, and commercialization of drugs. Her current interests are in the role of active and healthy living in treating cancer, diabetes, and autoimmune diseases and how to boost the immune system through exercise and healthy eating to prevent or treat disease. Professor Apostolopoulos is an author of 234 publications, an inventor of 13 patents, and a regular invited speaker at conferences and meetings worldwide.

Biography Updated on 20 August 2014

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