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Nikol Sullo

Teaching Associate, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

I am a teaching associate in Pharmacology and Physiological Sciences at University of Nottingham, School Of Medicine, Division of Medical Sciences and Graduate Entry Medicine.

I have a Master degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology (University of Naples Federico II, Italy 2003) and a PhD in Pharmacology and Pulmonary Pathophysiology (University of Campania, Italy 2009).

I lead the A12PHT and A11SD3 modules within the programme of Medical Physiology and Therapeutics.

Expertise Summary

Matured seven years post doctoral experience, involved in important research projects in different British institutions, namely "Novel Lung Cancer Therapies" (Imperial College London), "Nociceptin/orphanin FQ as Novel Target for the Treatment of Asthma" and "Microvesicles as Potential Cardiovascular Markers" (University of Leicester), as well as "New therapeutic approches for neurodegenerative diseases, Krabbe and Gaucher disease" (DMU).

Teaching Summary

My teaching and learning interests cover the area of pharmacology.

Module convenor within the Programme of Medical Physiology and Therapeutics

A12PHT- Pharmacology and Therapeutics

A11SD3- Supply and Demand 3

Research Summary

My long term research interests involve the development of a comprehensive understanding of key pathways of diseases and possible therapeutic intervention with particular focus on the respiratory and… read more

Selected Publications

  • SULLO, NIKOL, MARIANI, SILVIA, JNTALA, MARIA, KUMAR, TRACY, WOZNIAK, MARCIN J, SMALLWOOD, DAWN, PAIS, PAOLO, WESTROPE, CLAIRE, LOTTO, ATTILIO and MURPHY, GAVIN J, 2018. An Observational Cohort Feasibility Study to Identify Microvesicle and Micro-RNA Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury Following Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies.
  • WOZNIAK, MARCIN J., QURESHI, SAQIB, SULLO, NIKOL, DOTT, WILLIAM, CARDIGAN, REBECCA, WILTSHIRE, MICHAEL, NATH, MINTU, PATEL, NISHITH N., KUMAR, TRACY, GOODALL, ALISON H. and MURPHY, GAVIN J., 2018. A Comparison of Red Cell Rejuvenation versus Mechanical Washing for the Prevention of Transfusion-associated Organ Injury in Swine ANESTHESIOLOGY. 128(2), 375-385
  • WOZNIAK, MARCIN J., SULLO, NIKOL, QURESHI, SAQIB, PATEL, NISHITH, WILL, DOTT, NIELSEN, PIA, KUMAR, TRACY, JOEL-DAVID, LATHISHIA, WILTSHIRE, MICHAEL, CARDIGAN, REBECCA and MURPHY, GAVIN, 2015. Red Blood Cell Washing Increases Kidney Injury in Cardiac Surgery Patients - The Role of Oxidised Lipids and Oxidative Stress CIRCULATION. 132,
  • SINGH, SHAILENDRA R., SULLO, NIKOL, MATTEIS, MARIA, SPAZIANO, GIUSEPPE, MCDONALD, JOHN, SAUNDERS, RUTH, WOODMAN, LUCY, URBANEK, KONRAD, DE ANGELIS, ANTONELLA, DE PALMA, RAFFAELE, BERAIR, RACHID, PANCHOLI, MITESH, MISTRY, VIJAY, ROSSI, FRANCESCO, GUERRINI, REMO, CALO, GIROLAMO, D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, BRIGHTLING, CHRISTOPHER E. and LAMBERT, DAVID G., 2016. Nociceptin/orphanin FQ (N/OFQ) modulates immunopathology and airway hyperresponsiveness representing a novel target for the treatment of asthma BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY. 173(8), 1286-1301

Current Research

My long term research interests involve the development of a comprehensive understanding of key pathways of diseases and possible therapeutic intervention with particular focus on the respiratory and cardiovascular fields. My interest is focus on investigating microvesicles (MV) and associated miRNA species, which have a sizable potential to become the next generation of disease biomarkers.

Future Research

My interest at the moment is focus on look at new therapeutic approach for the treatment of neuro-degenerative diseases, as well as Krabbe and Gaucher disease, caused by accumulation of lysosomal glycolipids which reduce lysosomal activity and may also poison mitochondria.

  • SULLO, NIKOL, MARIANI, SILVIA, JNTALA, MARIA, KUMAR, TRACY, WOZNIAK, MARCIN J, SMALLWOOD, DAWN, PAIS, PAOLO, WESTROPE, CLAIRE, LOTTO, ATTILIO and MURPHY, GAVIN J, 2018. An Observational Cohort Feasibility Study to Identify Microvesicle and Micro-RNA Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury Following Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies.
  • WOZNIAK, MARCIN J., QURESHI, SAQIB, SULLO, NIKOL, DOTT, WILLIAM, CARDIGAN, REBECCA, WILTSHIRE, MICHAEL, NATH, MINTU, PATEL, NISHITH N., KUMAR, TRACY, GOODALL, ALISON H. and MURPHY, GAVIN J., 2018. A Comparison of Red Cell Rejuvenation versus Mechanical Washing for the Prevention of Transfusion-associated Organ Injury in Swine ANESTHESIOLOGY. 128(2), 375-385
  • RING, ARNE, MORRIS, TOM, WOZNIAK, MARCIN, SULLO, NIKOL, DOTT, WILLIAM, VERHEYDEN, VEERLE, KUMAR, TRACY, BRUNSKILL, NIGEL, VAJA, RAKESH and MURPHY, GAVIN J., 2017. A Phase I study to determine the pharmacokinetic profile, safety and tolerability of sildenafil (Revatio((R))) in cardiac surgery: the REVAKI-1 study BRITISH JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY. 83(4), 709-720
  • SINGH, SHAILENDRA R., SULLO, NIKOL, MATTEIS, MARIA, SPAZIANO, GIUSEPPE, MCDONALD, JOHN, SAUNDERS, RUTH, WOODMAN, LUCY, URBANEK, KONRAD, DE ANGELIS, ANTONELLA, DE PALMA, RAFFAELE, BERAIR, RACHID, PANCHOLI, MITESH, MISTRY, VIJAY, ROSSI, FRANCESCO, GUERRINI, REMO, CALO, GIROLAMO, D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, BRIGHTLING, CHRISTOPHER E. and LAMBERT, DAVID G., 2016. Nociceptin/orphanin FQ (N/OFQ) modulates immunopathology and airway hyperresponsiveness representing a novel target for the treatment of asthma BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY. 173(8), 1286-1301
  • WOZNIAK, MARCIN J., SULLO, NIKOL, QURESHI, SAQIB, PATEL, NISHITH, WILL, DOTT, NIELSEN, PIA, KUMAR, TRACY, JOEL-DAVID, LATHISHIA, WILTSHIRE, MICHAEL, CARDIGAN, REBECCA and MURPHY, GAVIN, 2015. Red Blood Cell Washing Increases Kidney Injury in Cardiac Surgery Patients - The Role of Oxidised Lipids and Oxidative Stress CIRCULATION. 132,
  • SPAZIANO, GIUSEPPE, LUONGO, LIVIO, GUIDA, FRANCESCA, PETROSINO, STEFANIA, MATTEIS, MARIA, PALAZZO, ENZA, SULLO, NIKOL, DE NOVELLIS, VITO, DI MARZO, VINCENZO, ROSSI, FRANCESCO, MAIONE, SABATINO and D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, 2015. Exposure to Allergen Causes Changes in NTS Neural Activities after Intratracheal Capsaicin Application, in Endocannabinoid Levels and in the Glia Morphology of NTS BIOMED RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL.
  • SINGH, SHAILENDRA, SULLO, NIKOL, MATTEIS, MARIA, SPAZIANO, GIUSEPPE, URBANEK, KONRAD, DE ANGELIS, ANTONELLA, DE PALMA, RAFFAELE, SAUNDERS, RUTH, WOODMAN, LUCY, D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, BRIGHTLING, CHRISTOPHER and LAMBERT, DAVID, 2014. Nociceptin orphanin FQ (N/OFQ) - N/OFQ peptide (NOP) receptor system plays a key immunomodulatory role in asthma EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL. 44,
  • MATTEIS, MARIA, POLVERINO, FRANCESCA, SPAZIANO, GIUSEPPE, ROVIEZZO, FIORENTINA, SANTORIELLO, CARLO, SULLO, NIKOL, BUCCI, MARIA ROSARIA, ROSSI, FRANCESCO, POLVERINO, MARIO, OWEN, CAROLINE A. and D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, 2014. Effects of sex hormones on bronchial reactivity during the menstrual cycle BMC PULMONARY MEDICINE. 14,
  • ROVIEZZO, FLORENTINE, DE ANGELIS, ANTONELLA, DE GRUTTOLA, LUANA, BERTOLINO, ANTONIO, SULLO, NIKOL, BRANCALEONE, VINCENZO, BUCCI, MARIAROSARIA, DE PALMA, RAFFAELE, URBANEK, KONRAD, D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, IANARO, ANGELA, SORRENTINO, RAFFAELLA and CIRINO, GIUSEPPE, 2014. Involvement of proteinase activated receptor-2 in the vascular response to sphingosine 1-phosphate CLINICAL SCIENCE. 126(7-8), 545-556
  • SINGH, SHAILENDRA, SULLO, NIKOL, BRADDING, PETER, D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, BRIGHTLING, CHRISTOPHER and LAMBERT, DAVID, 2013. Role of nociceptin orphanin FQ peptide - receptor system in mast cell migration EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL. 42,
  • SULLO, NIKOL, ROVIEZZO, FIORENTINA, MATTEIS, MARIA, IANARO, ANGELA, CALO, GIROLAMO, GUERRINI, REMO, DE GRUTTOLA, LUANA, SPAZIANO, GIUSEPPE, CIRINO, GIUSEPPE, ROSSI, FRANCESCO and D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, 2013. Nociceptin/orphanin FQ receptor activation decreases the airway hyperresponsiveness induced by allergen in sensitized mice AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LUNG CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY. 304(10), L657-L664
  • SINGH, SHAILENDRA R., SULLO, NIKOL, D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, BRIGHTLING, CHRISTOPHER E. and LAMBERT, DAVID G., 2013. The effects of nociceptin peptide (N/OFQ)-receptor (NOP) system activation in the airways PEPTIDES. 39, 36-46
  • SULLO, NIKOL, ROVIEZZO, FIORENTINA, MATTEIS, MARIA, SPAZIANO, GIUSEPPE, DEL GAUDIO, STEFANIA, LOMBARDI, ASSUNTA, LUCATTELLI, MONICA, POLVERINO, FRANCESCA, LUNGARELLA, GIUSEPPE, CIRINO, GIUSEPPE, ROSSI, FRANCESCO and D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, 2013. Skeletal Muscle Oxidative Metabolism in an Animal Model of Pulmonary Emphysema Formoterol and Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. 48(2), 198-203
  • LUONGO, LIVIO, COSTA, BARBARA, D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, GUIDA, FRANCESCA, COMELLI, FRANCESCA, GATTA, LUISA, MATTEIS, MARIA, SULLO, NIKOL, DE PETROCELLIS, LUCIANO, DE NOVELLIS, VITO, MAIONE, SABATINO and DI MARZO, VINCENZO, 2012. Palvanil, a non-pungent capsaicin analogue, inhibits inflammatory and neuropathic pain with little effects on bronchopulmonary function and body temperature PHARMACOLOGICAL RESEARCH. 66(3), 243-250
  • RAFANIELLO, CONCETTA, IANNIELLO, BENEDETTA, SULLO, NIKOL, DE ROSA, STEFANIA, SPORTIELLO, LIBERATA, ROSSI, FRANCESCO, D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO and CAPUANO, ANNALISA, 2010. [Hospital consumption of antibiotics at the Policlinico Hospital of the Second University of Naples: results of retrospective data collection]. Le infezioni in medicina : rivista periodica di eziologia, epidemiologia, diagnostica, clinica e terapia delle patologie infettive. 18(4), 235-42
  • D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, SULLO, NIKOL, SINISCALCO, DARIO, DE ANGELIS, ANTONELLA and ROSSI, FRANCESCO, 2010. Mesenchymal stem cell therapy for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease EXPERT OPINION ON BIOLOGICAL THERAPY. 10(5), 681-687
  • D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, POLVERINO, MARIO, CIRINO, GIUSEPPE, LOMBARDI, ASSUNTA, GRASSI, BRUNO, SULLO, NIKOL, SANTORIELLO, CARLO, POLVERINO, FRANCESCA, ORLOTTI, DONATELLA, MATTEIS, MARIA and ROSSI, FRANCESCO, 2010. Exercise capacity and cytochrome oxidase activity in muscle mitochondria of COPD patients RESPIRATORY MEDICINE. 104(1), 83-90
  • D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, ORLOTTI, DONATELLA, CALO, GIROLAMO, SULLO, NIKOL, RUSSO, MARIANGELA, GUERRINI, REMO, DE NARDO, MARILISA, MAZZEO, FILOMENA, CANDELETTI, SANZIO and ROSSI, FRANCESCO, 2010. Nociceptin Modulates Bronchoconstriction Induced by Sensory Nerve Activation in Mouse Lung AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. 42(2), 250-254
  • SINISCALCO, DARIO, SULLO, NIKOL, MAIONE, SABATINO, ROSSI, FRANCESCO and D'AGOSTINO, BRUNO, 2008. Stem cell therapy: the great promise in lung disease. Therapeutic advances in respiratory disease. 2(3), 173-7

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