Apostolos Zarros, physician, MRes, PhD, PhD

College of Pharmacy, University of Babylon, Hillah, Iraq; Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

Dr Zarros is a brain researcher and pharmaceutical innovation scholar. He received his medical degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and has undertaken postgraduate studies in the UK. He has been awarded a PhD (by publication / retrospective) by the University of Bolton, and has received a Wellcome Trust PhD scholarship with which he completed his MRes in Molecular Functions in Disease and his PhD in Neuropathology at the University of Glasgow.

Since 2015, he has undertaken postdoctoral research at the UCL School of Pharmacy, at the School of History of Queen Mary University of London, and at the University of Glasgow, where he currently works on a project aiming to contribute to the understanding of the impact of ataxia-telangiectasia mutated (ATM) kinase inhibition on radiation-induced neuropathology, through imaging, behavioural, histopathological, cellular and molecular studies. Dr Zarros is currently also a Visiting Professor at the University of Babylon, where he contributes to the research, teaching and curriculum enrichment activities of the College of Pharmacy.

His extensive published work focuses on the challenges of the experimental simulation of brain diseases, and on drug research-advancing aspects of the contemporary history of biomedical innovation.