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Study Guide 2020-21

Nikolaropoulos Sotirios

Tel. : (+30) 2610 962326 / 962325
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Scopus Author ID: 6701591235

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ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3871-6886    

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Current Position
Professor & Director of the Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry



1990: Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Patras, Greece 
1983: Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy, University of Patras, Greece

Research Interests
  • Design, synthesis and study of biological activity of antineoplasmatic drugs
  • Design and synthesis of heterocyclic steroids and analogues of them
  • QSAR
  • Drug design
Referred Papers : >50 
Papers in international and national conference proceedings : >80

Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society
  • Hellenic Society of Medicinal Chemistry
  • European Federation of Medicinal Chemistry
  • Panhellenic Association of Pharmacists
  • Greek Health Council

Teaching Activities

Undergraduate Courses

Undergraduate Program-Department of Pharmacy

  • Organic Chemistry (PHA-A24-NEW - 2nd Semester
    P. Magriotis & S. Nikolaropoulos
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry (PHA-B12-NEW - 3rd Semester) 
    Lectures: S. Nikolaropoulos & M. Fousteris
  • Medicinal Chemistry II (PHA-D14-NEW - 7th Semester)
    S. Nikolaropoulos & G. Pairas
  • Pharmaceutical Practice (PHA-Y-512, 9th Semester)
    S.Antimissiaris, S. Nikolaropoulos, G. Pairas & S. Topouzis
  • Pharmaceutical Care (PHA-Y-522, 10th Semester)
    S.Antimissiaris, S. Nikolaropoulos, G. Pairas & S. Topouzis
Postgraduate Courses
Postgraduate Program in “Drug Design and Development”
Department of Pharmacy, University of Patras
  • Design and Discovery in Bioactive Compounds (DPHA_1)
    F. Lamari, V. Magafa, P. Magriotis, S. Nikolaropoulos, G. Pairas, G. Spyroulias & M. Fousteris
  • Modern Methods in Drug Synthesis
    V. Magafa, P. Magriotis, S. Nikolaropoulos, G. Pairas & M. Fousteris
Selected Publications
  1. Mourelatos, C.; Kareli, D.; Dafa, E.; Argyraki, M.; Koutsourea, A.; Papakonstantinou, I.; Fousteris, M.; Pairas, G.; Nikolaropoulos, S.; Lialiaris, T. S.,Cytogenetic and antineoplastic effects by newly synthesised steroidal alkylators in lymphocytic leukaemia P388 cells in vivo.Mutation Research-Genetic Toxicology & Environmental Mutagenesis 2012, 746, 1-6.
  2. Mourelatos, C.; Nikolaropoulos, S.; Fousteris, M.; Pairas, G.; Argyraki, M.; Lykidis, D.; Fidani, S.; Mourelatos, D.; Lialiaris, Th.Potentiation by caffeine of cytogenetic damage induced by steroidal derivatives in human lymphocytes in vitroMutation Research-Genetic Toxicology& Environmental Mutagenesis 2014, 766, 42-45.
  3. Psarra, V.; Fousteris, M. A *;  Hennig, L.;  Bantzi, M.;  Giannis, A.; Nikolaropoulos, S. S.  Identification of azepinone fused tetracyclic heterocycles as new chemotypes with protein kinase inhibitory activities  Tetrahedron 2016, 72, 2376-2385.
  4. Letis, A. S.; Seo E. J.; Nikolaropoulos S. S; Efferth, T; Giannis, A*; Fousteris M. A*. Synthesis and cytotoxic activity of new artemisinin hybrid molecules against human leukemia cells. Bioorganic Medicinal Chemistry 2017, 25, 3357-3367.
  5. Lampropoulou, E.; Logoviti, I.; Koutsioumpa, M.;, Hatziapostolou, M.;, Polytarchou, C.; Skandalis, S. S.; Hellman, U.; Fousteris, M.; Nikolaropoulos, S.; Choleva, E.; Lamprou, M.; Skoura, A.; Megalooikonomou, V.; Papadimitriou, E. Cyclin-dependent kinase 5 mediates pleiotrophin-induced endothelial cell migrationScientific Reports 2018, 8, 5893.
  6. Roumana, A.; Yektaoğlu, A.; Pliatsika, D.;  Bantzi, M.; Nikolaropoulos, S. S.; Giannis, A.*; Fousteris, M. A.*New Spiro-Lactam C-nor-D-homo SteroidsEuropean Journal of Organic Chemistry 2018, 30, 4147-4160.