Dr Olympia Koulouri

University position

Clinical Research Associate

Departments

Department of Clinical Biochemistry

Institutes

Institute of Metabolic Science

Email

ok250@medschl.cam.ac.uk

Home page

http://www.ims.cam.ac.uk/

Research Theme

Clinical and Veterinary Neuroscience

Interests

Olympia is an academic trainee in Endocrinology at the Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science.

Her PhD studies, under the supervision of Dr Mark Gurnell and Dr Nadia Schoenmakers, focused on central disorders of thyroid function.

She is especially interested in PET imaging of the pituitary gland.

Research Focus

Keywords

PET imaging

Pituitary

Clinical conditions

Hormonal disorders

Equipment

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

Collaborators

Cambridge

Mark Gurnell

John Pickard

Nadia Schoenmakers

Associated News Items


    Key publications

    Koulouri O, Hoole AC, English P, Allinson K, Antoun N, Cheow H, Burnet NG, Donnelly N, Mannion RJ, Gurnell M. (2016), “Localisation of an occult thyrotropinoma with 11C-methionine PET-CT before and after somatostatin analogue therapy.” Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol (12):1050

    Koulouri O, Kandasamy N, Hoole AC, Gillett D, Heard S, Powlson AS, O'Donovan DG, Annamalai AK, Simpson HL, Akker SA, Aylwin SJ, Brooke A, Buch H, Levy MJ, Martin N, Morris D, Parkinson C, Tysome JR, Santarius T, Donnelly N, Buscombe J, Boros I, Smith R, Aigbirhio F, Antoun NM, Burnet NG, Cheow H, Mannion RJ, Pickard JD, Gurnell M. (2016), “Successful treatment of residual pituitary adenoma in persistent acromegaly following localisation by 11C-methionine PET co-registered with MRI.” Eur J Endocrinol 175(5):485-498

    Koulouri O, Nicholas AK, Schoenmakers E, Mokrosinski J, Lane F, Cole T, Kirk J, Farooqi IS, Chatterjee VK, Gurnell M, Schoenmakers N. (2016), “A Novel Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptor Missense Mutation (P81R) in Central Congenital Hypothyroidism.” J Clin Endocrinol Metab 101(3):847-51

    Koulouri O, Steuwe A, Gillett D, Hoole AC, Powlson AS, Donnelly NA, Burnet NG, Antoun NM, Cheow H, Mannion RJ, Pickard JD, Gurnell M. (2015), “A role for 11C-methionine PET imaging in ACTH-dependent Cushing's syndrome.” Eur J Endocrinol 173(4):M107-20

    Koulouri O, Auldin MA, Agarwal R, Kieffer V, Robertson C, Falconer Smith J, Levy MJ, Howlett TA. (2011), “Diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism in TSH deficiency compared to primary thyroid disease: pituitary patients are at risk of under-replacement with levothyroxine.” Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 74(6):744-9