Professor Ioakim Spyridopoulos
Professor of Cardiovascular Gerontology
Specialist for Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology
MD at Hannover Medical School, Germany (1992). Clinical Cardiology and research training in Tübingen, Germany (1992-2002) and Tufts University Boston, MA, USA (1995-1997).
Assistant Professor and Interventional Cardiologist at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany (2002-2008). Appointed Chair of Cardiovascular Gerontology, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University in 2008. Honorary Consultant for Interventional Cardiology at Newcastle Hospital Trust, Freeman Hospital (2008-today).
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC). Director of Newcastle University Cardiovascular Research Centre. The research focus of the group is on the role of the immune system in atherosclerosis and myocardial infarction.