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Klepetsanis Pavlos

Pavlos Klepetsanis Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy, University of Patras, Greece

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Last updated: October 2011


1991: PhD in Chemical Engineering, Univ. of Patras, Greece
1986: Diploma in Chemistry, Univ. of Patras, Greece


Previous Employment/Occupation:

1993-1996: Post-Doctoral Fellow, ICE/HT-FORTH, Greece


Research Activities:

Complexation of drugs using cyclodextrins, cosolvents and surfactants. Modified and controlled release of drugs from pharmaceutical forms containing cyclodextrins.
Physicochemical characterisation of colloidal pharmaceutical forms. Study of the electrokinetic properties and the stability of colloid suspensions, emulsions and microemulsions. Physicochemical study of microemulsions.
Biomineralisation and demineralisation.
Study of the effectiveness of polymeric and organophosphorus compounds in the prevention of the formation of sparingly soluble salts of alkaline earth metals.
Corrosion of metallic implants in biological fluids. Study of corrosion of the metallic implants and the effectiveness of organic coatings for the prevention of corrosion using DC and AC techniques.



36 refereed journal papers
25 papers in referred conference proceedings
50 papers in non-referred conference proceedings
3 textbooks


Conference Participation/Attendance:

Presentations in 52 international and 33 national conferences.


Teaching Activities:

Physical pharmacy, physical chemistry, radiopharmaceutics, advanced pharmaceutical technology of solids, liquids, semisolids pharmaceutical formulations and dispersion systems (Dept. of Pharmacy, Univ. of Patras, Greece).


Selected Publications:

  • "Sand consolidation with calcium phosphate-polyelectrolyte composites", Hafez I.T., Paraskeva C.A., Klepetsanis P.G. and Koutsoukos P.G., Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 363(1), 2011 p.145-156.
  • "Covalent immobilization of liposomes on plasma functionalized metallic surfaces", Moutas S., Kastellorizos M., Klepetsanis P., Farsari E., Amanatides E., Mataras D., Pistillo B.R., Favia P., Sardella E., d'Agostino R. and Antimisiaris S.G., Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 84(1), 2011, p.214-220.
  • "Study of polyacrylic acid adsorption on the interface of hydroxyapatite-electrolyte solutions", Hafez I.T., Paraskeva C.A., Klepetsanis P.G. and Koutsoukos P.G., Global NEST Journal 12(3), 2010, p.270-278.
  • "Complex hydrogel systems composed of Polymers, Liposomes and Cyclodextrins: Implications of composition on Rheological Properties and Aging", Mourtas S., Aggelopoulos A.C., Klepetsanis P., Tsakiroglou D.C. and Antimisiaris S.G., Langmuir 25(15), 2009, p.8480-8488.
  • "Controlled Precipitation of Sparingly Soluble Phosphate Salts Using Enzymes. II. Precipitation of Struvite", Aikaterini N. Kofina, Maria G. Lioliou, Christakis A. Paraskeva, Pavlos G. Klepetsanis, Terje Ostvold and Petros G. Koutsoukos, Crystal Growth & Design 9 (11), 2009, p.4642-4652.
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