National & Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, Athens (Greece)
Nikos Anousakis-Vlachochristou is Cardiology registrar in Hippokration General Hospital, Athens, Greece and a Ph.D. student at National and Kapodistrian Univesrity of Athens in association with the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens. He holds a permanent position in the Naval Hospital of Athens as a Hellenic Navy Officer (absence for training). He is interested in cardiovascular translational research and especially on the pathophysiology of aortic valve calcification. He is experienced in handling rabbit experimental models and he is developing several protocols: IHC, Flow cytometry, tissue ELISA, RNA extraction, microPET/CT imaging and biological spectrometry.