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Biography: Professor Kypros Nicolaides

Kypros NicolaidesProfessor Kypros Nicolaïdes is one of the pioneers of fetal medicine. His discoveries have revolutionised fetal medicine.

He introduced the screening of chromosomal and structural abnormalities, has improved the screening and prevention of pre-eclampsia and premature birth and allowed the development of fetal therapy.

He is author of more than thounsand peer-reviewed scientific articles.

He is currently the director of the fetal medicine unit at the King's College Hospital in London, recognised as the largest fetal medicine unit in the world, where dozens of doctors come yearly from all around the world for training.

Professor Jacques Jani has been his student for about a couple of years and still considers him as his mentor. His recognition for this exceptional teaching was expressed by the inauguration of the K. Nicolaïdes center for fetal medicine when Professor Jacques Jani was appointed as chairman of the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the university hospital Brugmann.