Imperial College London

Dr Antonis Myridakis

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Research Associate



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Antonis is a postdoctoral research associate at the Division of Surgery. His current research at Imperial College is focused on the development of GC(xGC)-MS methods for the analysis of volatile organic compounds (VOC) in human breath and biofluids for cancer diagnosis.

He has also extensively applied metabolomic approaches for the investigation of the link between gut microbiome metabolites and the pathogenesis of cardiometabolic and neurodevelopmental diseases.Some of his previous projects were including analytical method development and application for targeted analyses of biological samples with chromatographic and mass spectrometric techniques (UPLC-MS/MS, GC-MS and DI-MS/MS). Furthermore, he has developed GC-MS-based untargeted metabolomic pipelines from small in-vitro to large-scale molecular epidemiological studies.

During his studies, his main research activities were focused on the exposure assessment of endocrine disrupting and neurotoxic chemicals in pregnant women and their children. He developed and applied HPLC-MS methods for the determination of bisphenol-a, parabens, organophosphorous  and phthalate metabolites in human urine.

Antonis studied at University of Crete, Greece. He was awarded a PhD in “Environmental and Analytical Chemistry” (2015), a MSc in “Environmental Science and Engineering” (2011) and a BSc in Chemistry (2009).



Nuzzo A, Guedj K, Curac S, et al., 2021, Accuracy of citrulline, I-FABP and d-lactate in the diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia, Scientific Reports, Vol:11, ISSN:2045-2322

Bermudez-Martin P, Becker JAJ, Caramello N, et al., 2021, The microbial metabolite p-Cresol induces autistic-like behaviors in mice by remodeling the gut microbiota, Microbiome, Vol:9, ISSN:2049-2618, Pages:1-23

Drabinska N, Flynn C, Ratcliffe N, et al., 2021, A literature survey of all volatiles from healthy human breath and bodily fluids: the human volatilome, Journal of Breath Research, Vol:15, ISSN:1752-7155

Belluomo I, Boshier PR, Myridakis A, et al., 2021, Selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry for targeted analysis of volatile organic compounds in human breath, Nature Protocols, Vol:16, ISSN:1754-2189, Pages:3419-3438

Letertre MPM, Myridakis A, Whiley L, et al., 2021, A targeted ultra performance liquid chromatography - Tandem mass spectrometric assay for tyrosine and metabolites in urine and plasma: Application to the effects of antibiotics on mice, Journal of Chromatography B-analytical Technologies in the Biomedical and Life Sciences, Vol:1164, ISSN:1570-0232

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