Seminar: Regulation of steroidogenesis by hormones, drugs and the environment
Presentation: USC School of Pharmacy: Mission and Vision
Speaker: Dr. Vassilios Papadopoulos
Location: State Key Laboratory No.2 building meeting room
Time: April 16th 10:30-12:00 AM
Vassilios Papadopoulos, DPharm, PhD, DSc (hc)
School of Pharmacy
John Stauffer Dean’s Chair in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Professor of Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Southern California
Dr. Papadopoulos is a graduate of the School of Pharmacy of the University of Athens. He completed his PhD in Health and Life Science at Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris and post-doctoral studies in France and Australia. In 1988, he joined the faculty of Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he rose through the ranks to become professor and chair of the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and then director of the Biomedical Graduate Research Organization. In 2007, he moved to Montreal as the executive director of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, and professor of Medicine at McGill University.
Dr. Papadopoulos' research focus is on the pharmacology of steroid hormone biosynthesis in relation to endocrine pathologies, male reproductive disorders, neuropathologies and cancer. He is an elected member of the French National Academies of Pharmacy and Medicine, a fellow of the U.S. American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.