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Panagiotis Karanis

Professor, University of Nicosia Medical School Cyprus

Panagiotis Karanis

Professor, University of Nicosia Medical School Cyprus
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Biography

Panagiotis Karanis is a Professor and Head of Anatomy at the Department of Basic and Clinical Sciences of the Medical School, Nicosia University in Cyprus. Formerly, Professor and PI at the medical Faculties at Bonn and Cologne Universities in Germany, at the National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases School, Agriculture University and Veterinary Medicine of the Obihiro University in Japan and Professor and Director of the Center for Biomedicine and Infectious Diseases at the State Key Laboratory for Plateau Ecology and Agriculture at the Qinghai University, Xining, China. PhD in Parasitology (Bonn University) with a background in disinfection of protozoan parasites. Habilitation in Parasitology (Medical Faculty Bonn University) with knowledge of waterborne parasitic diseases. Has been working in medical, epidemiological and molecular Parasitology, considering both the pathogen and the disease—significant teaching experiences in Medical Parasitology, Tropical Diseases, and Human Anatomy. Author of 160 Scopus-indexed articles, counting about 9152 citations and an h-index of 47, managed more than 40 research projects with over ten million euros. According to a team of researchers at Stanford University in the USA, Prof. Panagiotis Karanis has been included on the annual list of 100,000 top scientists worldwide and in the top 2% of scientists in their field. His research profile focused on developing diagnostic methods to control emerging, reemerging and neglected waterborne, food-borne and vector-borne parasitic diseases, including diagnostic tools for preventing such illnesses combined with climate and demographic changes—worldwide interdisciplinary collaborations to contribute to the “One World – One Health” concept.