Charalampos Attipa

Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Fellow

Charalampos is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology with a special research interest in parasitic and zoonotic infections. He graduate with a first-class honours veterinary degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and during his undergraduate studies he completed a Wellcome Trust funded research internship at the University of Cambridge. Following foundation training in Cyprus, he returned to the UK and the University of Bristol where he did an internship, followed by specialty training in Veterinary Clinical Pathology at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London. His academic experience include veterinary pathology, leishmaniosis, zoonotic vector borne infections and diagnostics.

Charalampos jointed the LSTM as a Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Fellow, based at Malawi, and he is working on understanding the role of neutrophils in the parthenogenesis of cerebral malaria.

Selected publications

  • Association between canine leishmaniosis and Ehrlichia canis co-infection: a prospective case-control study" C Attipa, L Solano-Gallego, K Papasouliotis, F Soutter, D Morris, C Helps, ...Parasites & vectors 11 (1), 1-9

    Prevalence study and risk factor analysis of selected bacterial, protozoal and viral, including vector-borne, pathogens in cats from Cyprus C Attipa, K Papasouliotis, L Solano-Gallego, G Baneth, Y Nachum-Biala, ... Parasites & vectors 10 (1), 130

    An investigation of polymorphisms in innate and adaptive immune response genes in canine leishmaniosis" F Soutter, L Solano-Gallego, C Attipa, L Gradoni, E Fiorentino, ... Veterinary parasitology 269, 34-41 "Hepatozoon canis in three imported dogs: a new tickborne disease reaching the United Kingdom C Attipa, D Maguire, L Solano-Gallego, B Szladovits, EN Barker, A Farr, ... Veterinary Record 183 (716)

    Aldosterone‐producing adrenocortical carcinoma with myxoid differentiation in a cat" C Attipa, S Beck, V Lipscomb, K English, S Carvalho, M Kiupel, ...Veterinary Clinical Pathology 47 (4), 660-664