stem cells in their environment

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christina philippeos


Greek / South African




  • PhD in Cell Biology, King's College London (2014)
  • MSc. in Biochemistry, University of Johannesburg, South Africa (2007)
  • BSc. in Natural and Environmental Sciences, Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa (2004)

research project title

'Cell therapy with different fibroblast subpopulations'

core expertise

  • Mammalian cell biology
  • Cell signalling
  • Cell migration
  • Confocal and time-lapse microscopy


[Full PubMed list]

•  'Spatial and Single-Cell Transcriptional Profiling Identifies Functionally Distinct Human Dermal Fibroblast Subpopulations.' Philippeos C, Telerman SB, Oulès B, Pisco AO, Shaw TJ, Elgueta R, Lombardi G, Driskell RR, Soldin M, Lynch MD, Watt FM. J Invest Dermatol. 2018 Apr;13 8(4):811-825. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2018.01.016. Epub 2018 Jan 31. PMID: 29391249 [PubMed]

•  'Alginate Microencapsulated Hepatocytes Optimised for Transplantation in Acute Liver Failure' Jitraruch S, Dhawan A, Hughes RD, Filippi C, Soong D, Philippeos C, Lehec SC, Heaton ND, Longhi MS, Mitry RR. PLoS One. 2014; 9(12): e113609. PMID: 25438038 [PubMed]

•  'Use of indocyanine green for functional assessment of human hepatocytes for transplantation'. Ho CM, Dhawan A, Hughes RD, Lehec SC, Puppi J, Philippeos C, Lee PH, Mitry RR. Asian J Surg. 2012; 35(1):9-15. PMID: 22726558 [PubMed]

•  'Introduction to cell culture'. Philippeos C, Hughes RD, Dhawan A, Mitry RR. Methods Mol Biol. 2012; 806:1-13. PMID: 22057441 [PubMed]

•  'Comparative 1H NMR-based metabonomic analysis of HIV-1 sera.' Philippeos C, Steffens FE, Meyer D. J Biomol NMR. 2009; 44:127–137. PMID: 19513588 [PubMed]