Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale (United States of America)
Dr. Lymperopoulos received an M.Sc. in Medicinal Chemistry followed by Ph.D. in Pharmacology, after graduating from the School of Pharmacy of the Univ. of Patras in Greece. In 2004, he joined the lab of Dr. Walter Koch at Thomas Jefferson University, a former postdoctoral fellow of Nobel laureate Professor Robert Lefkowitz`s. After a successful 5-year-long postdoctoral tenure in Wally`s lab, he moved on to an independent faculty position at Nova Southeastern University in 2009. Since then, he has had several successes, awards and honors, most prominent among which elections as Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA) with its Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) and as Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), as well as a 5-year Scientist Development Grant award from the American Heart Association (AHA). He has also been a finalist for AHA- and ESC-sponsored Young Investigator Awards & currently holds one US-issued patent.