Epaminondas Doxakis is an Assistant Professor at the Center of Basic Sciences at the Academy of Athens. He holds a B.Sc. (General Biology) and an M.Sc. in Human Genetics from Eötvös Loránd University, a Ph.D. in Neurobiology from St. Andrews University and an Masters in Business Administration from the Edinburgh Management School. He has worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the field of Neuroscience for the Universities of St. Andrews, Edinburgh, UCSF, and Cardiff. He has taught courses at St. Andrews, Edinburgh, and Democritus Universities. He is an adjunct faculty member and teaches in the General Education program.
His research interests aim at deciphering mechanisms of neuronal survival and death in the nervous system as well as identifying therapeutic targets and biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease.