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Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor, University of Liverpool

Sep 1993Jun 1996

PhD, University of Liverpool

Sep 1997Jun 1980

External positions

Reader, Imperial College London

1 Oct 200230 Jun 2012

Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London

1 Oct 199630 Sep 2002

Lecturer, Imperial College London

1 Oct 199230 Sep 1996

Research Scientist, St Mary's Hospital School of Medicine

1 Sep 198730 Sep 1992

Post-doctoral Scientist, Royal Free and University College Medical School

27 Jun 198131 Aug 1987


  • QR355 Virology
  • Hepatitis A, B, C, D and E viruses
  • Hepatitis B variants
  • Antiviral treatment

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Hepatitis B virus Medicine & Life Sciences
Virus Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences
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Hepatitis B e Antigens Medicine & Life Sciences
Hepacivirus Medicine & Life Sciences
Hepatitis Medicine & Life Sciences
GB virus C Medicine & Life Sciences
Hepatitis B Surface Antigens Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1978 2018

1 Citation (Scopus)

Editorial: HBsAg serum levels in HBeAg-negative chronic HBV infection—is it a matter of genotype?

Alexopoulou, A. & Karayiannis, P., 1 Jul 2018, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 48, 1, p. 102-103 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Quasispecies Changes with Distinctive Point Mutations in the Hepatitis C Virus Internal Ribosome Entry Site (IRES) Derived from PBMCs and Plasma

Mercuri, L., Thomson, E. C., Hughes, J. & Karayiannis, P., 1 Jan 2018, In : Advances in Virology. 2018, 4835252.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Point Mutation
Blood Cells
5' Untranslated Regions
5 Citations (Scopus)

Demographic changes of hepatitis B virus infection in Iran for the last two decades

Shelmani, H. M., Karayiannis, P., Ashtari, S., Mahmanzar, M. A., Khanabadi, B., Modami, N., Gholipour, F., Zare, F. & Zali, M. R., 1 Jan 2017, In : Gastroenterology and Hepatology from Bed to Bench. 10, p. S38-S43

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virus Diseases
Hepatitis B Surface Antigens
Hepatitis B virus
13 Citations (Scopus)

Hepatitis B virus: virology, molecular biology, life cycle and intrahepatic spread

Karayiannis, P., 2 Nov 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Hepatology International. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Life Cycle Stages
Hepatitis B virus
Molecular Biology
8 Citations (Scopus)

Hepatitis B viral replication influences the expression of natural killer cell ligands

Koumbi, L., Pollicino, T., Raimondo, G., Kumar, N., Karayiannis, P. & Khakoo, S. I., 2016, In : Annals of Gastroenterology. 29, 3, p. 348-357 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B virus
Natural Killer Cells