Mr Georgios Papakostas graduated with a First Class (Hons) MPharm degree in Pharmacy from the University of Bradford in 2015, and registering as a pharmacist in 2016 by encompassing a 12-month placement in communal-pharmacy. The following year he completed his MSc degree in Nanomedicine, with a First Class (Hons) at Swansea University, which entailed of core modules such as Advanced therapeutics and Nanomedicines, Nano(geno)toxicology and Bionanotechnology. His Masters included a 3-month research project, where he investigated the impact of Carbon Black particulates on platelet activation and red blood cell viscoelasticity, working in the Rheology group, in collaboration with Karl Hawkins.
In September 2017 Georgios joined the CDT in Advanced Therapeutics and Nanomedicines. During his training year, he undertook a three-month project on anti-retroviral nanoparticle formulation under the surpervision of Prof C. Alexander and a further three-month project on pharmaceutical powder flow prediction, supervised by Dr Andrew Megarry, Dr Ron Roberts and Prof Gavin Reynolds.
PhD Title: AFM-Raman (TERS) for nano-scale imaging of pharmaceutical solid dispersions and characterisation of nanoparticles
Supervisors: Dr Jonathan Burley, Prof Ioan Notingher