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Andrea Tryfonos
Lecturer, Anatomy-Physiology
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Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
Post-doc 2022 Karolinska Institutet Laboratory Medicine | Division of Clinical Physiology Exercise intolerance in post-COVID syndrome
PhD 2020 Liverpool John Moores University School of Science | Sport and Exercise Science The impact of arterial catheterization on vascular function in healthy subjects and patients with coronary artery disease
MSc 2015 National University of Athens Medical School | Experimental Physiology Angiogenesis-related gene profile following 12 weeks cardiac rehabilitation in heart failure patients
BSc 2013 National University of Athens Physical Education and Sport Science
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
08/2022 09/2023 Karolinska Institutet Sweden Post-doc researcher
04/2021 10/2021 Supersapiens USA (remote) Research Associate
09/2020 - European University Cyprus Cyprus Scientific Collaborator/Lecturer
9/2016 9/2019 Liverpool John Moores University UK Teaching support officer and Research (PhD candidate)
9/2016 9/2018 Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital UK PhD Research Internship
Publications
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2023 Short-Term L-Citrulline Supplementation Does Not Affect Blood Pressure, Pulse Wave Reflection, or Arterial Stiffness at Rest and during Isometric Exercise in Older Males Tryfonos A, Christodoulou A, Pamboris G,  Christodoulides S & Theodorou A Sports 11 177-190
2023 Post-exercise endothelial function is not associated with extracellular vesicle release in healthy young males. Tryfonos A, Cocks M, Browning N & Dawson EA. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 48 209-218
2023 Inflammation- and Tissue Remodeling-Related Gene Responses in Skeletal Muscle of Heart Failure Patients Following High-Intensity Interval Training. Tryfonos A, Tzanis G, Karatzanos Ε, Koutsilieris M, Nanas S & Philippou A. RCM 24
2022 Elevated shear rate-induced by exercise increases eNOS ser(1177) but not PECAM-1 Tyr(713) phosphorylation in human conduit artery endothelial cells. Tryfonos A, Rasoul D, Sadler D, Shelley J, Mills J, Green DJ, Dawson EA, and Cocks M Eur J Sport Sci 23 561-570
2021 Exercise Training Enhances Angiogenesis-Related Gene Responses in Skeletal Muscle of Patients with Chronic Heart Failure Tryfonos A, Tzanis G, Pitsolis T, Karatzanos E, Koutsilieris M, Nanas S & Philippou A. Cells 10 1915
2021 Expression of tissue remodelling, inflammation- and angiogenesis-related factors after eccentric exercise in humans Philippou A, Tryfonos A, Theos A, Nezos A, Halapas A, Maridaki M & Koutsilieris M. Molecular Biology Reports 48 4047–4054
2020 Impact of catheterization on shear-mediated arterial dilation in healthy young men Tryfonos A, Cocks M, Rasoul D, Mills J, Green DJ & Dawson EA. Eur J Appl Physiol 120 2525-2532
2020 A systematic review of the complications of high-risk third molar removal and coronectomy: development of a decision tree model and preliminary health economic analysis to assist in treatment planning Pitros P, O'Connor N, Tryfonos A & Lopes V. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 58 16-24
2020 Exercise-induced vasodilation is not impaired following radial artery catheterization in coronary artery disease patients. Tryfonos A, Cocks M, Mills J, Green DJ & Dawson EA. J Appl Physiol (1985) 128 422-428.
2019 Effects of Catheterization on Artery Function and Health: When Should Patients Start Exercising Following Their Coronary Intervention? Tryfonos A, Green DJ & Dawson EA. Sports Med 49 397-416
Exhibitions
Date Topic International / Local Location* Role in Exhibition
07/2023 Uncovering physical limitation and exercise intolerance in post-COVID syndrome International | European Collage of Sport Science Annual Meeting 2023 Paris Oral Presentation
06/2023 EXILE: Study design and Preliminary results Local | Karolinska University Hospital Stockholm Invited Oral Presentation
11/2021 Elevated shear rate-induced by exercise increases eNOS ser1177 but not PECAM-1 Tyr713 phosphorylation in human conduit artery endothelial cells. International | 9th International Multithematic Bio-Medical Congress | EUC Nicosia Oral Presentation
02/2020 Impact of catheterization on shear-mediated arterial dilation in healthy young men International | European Collage of Sport Science Annual Meeting 2020 Online (pandemic) Oral Presentation
05/2019 Vascular responses to acute exercise following catheterization-induced damage in humans International | American College of Sport Medicine Annual Meeting 2019 Orlando Oral Presentation
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2022- Exercise Intolerance in Post-COVID syndrome CIMED 2022-2024 2 000 000 SEK & 50 000 SEK Torspiran Schoraship & 100 000 SEK Magnus Bergvalls & 42 000 SEK Lars Hierta Memorial Foundation Researcher
2021- EXICAN: Exercise in paediatric cancer Erasmus Plus+ Researcher
2016-2019 Determine in vivo and in vitro vascular function following catheterization in healthy individuals and patients with coronary artery disease LJMU £15 000 & £4 500 x 3 year & LHCH £10 000 Researcher
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2019 ACSM International Student Award, excellence of abstract submitted to ACSM Orlando 2019 ($1000) American College of Sport Medicine
2019 Michael L. Pollack studentship, excellence of abstract related to clinical exercise physiology submitted to ACSM Orlando 2019 ($200) American College of Sport Medicine
Other Achievements
Date Title Key Activities:
2006 & 2008 Cyprus Olympic Committee – 1st Best Woman for Cano-Kayak Cano-Kayak