Vasilis Nikolaou

Dr Vasilis Nikolaou

Postgraduate Research Student
M.Sc. in Statistics

Academic and research departments

Surrey Business School.



Abbott R, Whear R, Nikolaou V, Bethel A, Coon JT, Stein K, Dickens C. 'Tumour necrosis factor-α inhibitor therapy in chronic physical illness: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect on depression and anxiety' J Psychosom Res. 2015 Sep;79(3):175-84.


Anderson L J, Henley W, Wyatt K M, Nikolaou V, Waldek S, Hughes D A, Lachmann R H, Logan S. ‘Effectiveness of enzyme replacement therapy in adults with late-onset Pompe disease: results from the NCS-LSD cohort study’. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease 06/2014


Anderson L J, Henley W, Wyatt K M, Nikolaou V, Waldek S, Hughes D A, Pastores G., Logan S. ‘Long-term effectiveness of enzyme replacement therapy in Fabry disease: results from the NCS-LSD cohort study’. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease 06/2014


Bosnic-Anticevich Sinthia, Lim Daina, Steel Jo, Kritikos Vicky, Nikolaou Vasilis, Bjermer Leif, Chrystyn Henry, Lavorini Frederico, Dekhuijzen P.N. Richard, Rand Cynthia, Roche Nicolas, Smith Lorraine, Pong Lisa, Shah Smita, Zwar Nicholas, Price David, Callan Christina. 'Investigating inhaler device mastery in pharmacist trainees' European Respiratory Journal 46(Suppl 59):PA701;September 2015


Chatzis C., Karvounis K., Hatziara P., Riza E., Nikolaou V., Linos A. “Greek employee awareness of carcinogenic exposure”. Prev Med 2004 Oct;39(4): 657 – 65


Fage BA, Chan CC, Gill SS, Noel-Storr AH, Herrmann N, Smailagic N, Nikolaou V, Seitz DP 'Mini-Cog for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease dementia and other dementias within a community setting' Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Feb 3;2:CD010860


Henley W, Anderson L J, Wyatt K M, Nikolaou V, Anderson R, Logan S. ‘The NCS-LSD cohort study: a description of the methods and analyses used to assess the long-term effectiveness of enzyme replacement therapy and substrate reduction therapy in patients with lysosomal storage disorders’. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease 06/2014


Hotopf M., Mackness M. I., Nikolaou V., Collier I. M., David A. Durrington P. N., Hull L., Ismail K., Peakman M., Unwin C., Wessely S., Mackness B. “Paraoxonase in Persian Gulf War Veterans”. J Occup Environ Med. 2003 Jul;45(7):668-75


Hotopf M., David A., Hull A, Nikolaou V., Unwin C, Wessely S. “Risk factors for continued illness among Gulf War veterans: A cohort study”. Psychological Medicine 34(4):747-54 · June 2004


Hotopf M., David A., Hull A, Nikolaou V., Unwin C, Wessely S. “Gulf War illness - better, worse, or just the same? A cohort study”. BMJ (online) 327(7428):1370 · January 2004


Iversen A, Nikolaou V, Greenberg N, Unwin C, Hull L, Hotopf M, Dandeker C, Ross J, Wessely S.” What happens to British veterans when they leave the armed forces?”. Eur J Public Health. 2005 Mar 8


Iyengar SS, Morgan-Hughes G, Ukoumunne O, Clayton B, Davies EJ, Nikolaou V, Hyde CJ, Shore AC, Roobottom CA.'Diagnostic accuracy of high-definition CT coronary angiography in high-risk patients' Clin Radiol. 2016 Feb;71(2):151-8.


Kucharska-Pietura Katarzyna. Nikolaou Vasilis, Masiak Marek, Treasure Janet. “The Recognition of Emotion in the Faces and Voice of Anorexia Nervosa”. International Journal of Eating Disorders 35(1):42-7 · January 2004


Lutty, J., Nikolaou, V. & Bearn, J. “Is opiate detoxification unsafe in pregnancy?”. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 24(4):363-7 · July 2003.


Mushtaq Salman, Mendes Vania, Nikolaou Vasilis , Luty Jason. “Analysis of the possible components of stigmatised attitudes towards depression and heroin dependence”. Journal of Substance Use 20(6) · July 2014


Mystakidou K, Katsouda E, Linou A, Parpa E, Kouloulias V, Nikolaou V, Vlahos L. “Prophylactic tropisetron versus rescue tropisetron in fractionated radiotherapy to moderate or high emetogenic areas: a prospective randomized open label study in cancer patients.” Med Oncol. 2006;23(2):251-62


Mystakidou K, Kouloulias V, Nikolaou V, Gouliamos A. “A comparative study of prophylactic antiemetic treatment in cancer patients receiving radiotherapy” Journal of B.U.ON.: official journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology 15(1):29-35 · January 2010


Nikolaou V, “Statistical analysis: A practical guide for psychiatrists”. British Journal of Psychiatry. July 2016


Nikolaou V., Luty J. “Methadone deaths in Scotland”. Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems 17(1):17-22 · March 2015


Patel M X, Nikolaou V,  David A S “Psychiatrists' attitudes to maintenance medication for patients with schizophrenia”. Psychological Medicine 33(1):83-9 · February 2003


Patel M X, Nikolaou V,  David A S “Eliciting psychiatrists' beliefs about side effects of typical and atypical antipsychotic drugs”. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice 7(2):117-120 · June 2003


Rose MR, Sharief MK, Priddin J, Nikolaou V, Hull L, Unwin C, Ajmal-Ali R, Sherwood R, Spellman A, David A, Wessely S, “Evaluation of neuromuscular symptoms in UK Gulf War veterans: A controlled study”. Neurology 63(9):1681-7 · December 2004


Sharpe R, Le cocq K, Nikolaou V, Thornton C, “Identifying risk factors for exposure to culturable allergenic moulds in energy efficient homes by using highly specific monoclonal antibodies”. Environmental Research 144(144):32-42 · November 2015


Sharpe R, Thornton C, Nikolaou V, Osborne N, “Fuel poverty increases risk of mould contamination, regardless of adult risk perception & ventilation in social housing properties”. Environment international 79 · June 2015


Sharpe R, Thornton C, Tyrrell J, Nikolaou V, Osborne N, “Variable risk of atopic disease due to indoor fungal exposure in NHANES 2005-2006”. Clinical & Experimental Allergy 45(10) · April 2015


Tang Jason C H, Abraham Charles, Greaves Colin J, Nikolaou Vasilis. “Self-directed interventions to promote weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis”. Health Psychology Review 10(3):1-30 · April 2016

Thomas M, Price D, Blakey J, Josephs L, Pavord I, Dimitrov B, Postma D, Papi A, Dima A, Popov T, Pinnock H, Small I, Kaplan A, Rand C, Holbrook J, Pizzichini E, Colice G, Walker S, Burden A, Nikolaou V. “Respiratory effectiveness group study: Predictors of frequent severe asthma exacerbations” European Respiratory Journal 46(suppl 59):OA4793 · September 2015


Tchanturia K, Morris RG, Anderluh MB, Collier D, Nikolaou V, Treasure J. “Set shifting in anorexia nervosa: An examination before and after weight gain, in full recovery and relationship to childhood and adult OCPD traits” . Journal of Psychiatric Research 38(5):545-52 · September 2004


Zhelev Z, Hyde C, Youngman E, Rogers M, Fleming S, Slade T, Coelho H, Jones-Hughes T, Nikolaou V. “Diagnostic accuracy of single baseline measurement of Elecsys Troponin T high-sensitive assay for diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction in emergency department: Systematic review and meta-analysis”.

BMJ Clinical Research 350(jan12 11):h15 · January 2015