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Sevasti Zervou

BSc (Hons); PhD

  • Senior Researcher, Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Stipendiary Lecturer in Biochemistry, St. Peter's College

Molecular and cellular aspects of heart metabolism


My research career started at the University of Warwick where I completed my PhD in Molecular Medicine, working on nitric oxide synthase signalling in the uterine smooth muscle. I then carried on working at Warwick on multi-disciplinary projects in the area of Molecular Endocrinology, until I took up a Research Fellow role in Cardiovascular Diabetes and Metabolism, funded by the Wellcome (2005-2009).  

I joined the Lygate/Neubauer Group at the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in 2009 as part of the Basic Science team, funded by the British Heart Foundation.

I am an official supervisor to graduate students (2010-) and RDM mentor to junior colleagues. Other University activities include graduate student selection, peer review for several Journals, being a member of the Congregation and of the RDM Athena SWAN Environment and Culture Committee. I have taken part in several public engagement activities since 2019, talking to secondary school pupils about cardiovascular research and science careers.

ORCID 0000-0002-4665-2747

Sevasti Zervou — University of Oxford, Medical Sciences Division

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