Panicos Shangaris


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    Biographical details

    Panicos is a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Maternal & Fetal Medicine at King's College London and Kings College Hospital (KCH). He completed his Masters's degree in Fetal Medicine and Prenatal Genetics from UCL with distinction, and later pursued a PhD at the same institution on the subject of treating genetic blood disorders by transplanting stem cells or gene therapy to the fetus. During this time, he was supervised by Professor Anna David and Professor Paolo De Coppi.

    After completing his PhD, Panicos joined KCL as an NIHR Clinical Lecturer and sub-specialised in Maternal and Fetal medicine, working at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and KCH. His research work has focused on prenatal therapy for Sickle Cell Disease and the immunology of pregnancy. He is currently supervising PhD, MSc and BSc students and has received funding from various organisations including the Wellcome Trust, the Academy of Medical Sciences, NIHR, and the Fetal Medicine Foundation. He is working closely with Professors Kypros Nicolaides, John Strouboulis, and Giovanna Lombardi, demonstrating his commitment to collaborative research in the field.

    Research interests (short)

    Sickle Cell Disease, Tregs in Pregnancy, In Utero Therapy, In Utero Gene Therapy, Haematopoietic Stem Cells

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

    Education/Academic qualification

    Maternal and Fetal Medicine , Postgraduate Certificate , Subspecialty Accreditation in Maternal and Fetal Medicine , Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

    17 Mar 201918 Mar 2023

    Award Date: 18 Mar 2023

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology , Postgraduate Certificate , Certificate of Completion of Specialty Training , Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

    1 Aug 200718 Mar 2023

    Award Date: 18 Mar 2023

    UCL, Fetal Medicine , Doctor of Philosophy, Can we treat congenital blood disorders by transplantation of stem cells, gene therapy to the fetus?, UCL University College London

    1 Oct 201127 Nov 2018

    Award Date: 28 May 2020

    Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, HEA National Teaching Fellowship

    Award Date: 1 Apr 2018

    UCL, Prenatal Genetics and Fetal Medicine, Master in Science, UCL University College London

    26 Sept 20091 Nov 2010

    Award Date: 1 Nov 2010

    RCSI, Medicine , Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

    26 Sept 199926 May 2005

    Award Date: 26 May 2005


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