Professor Nicolaides qualified at Guy’s Hospital Medical School, London University in 1962 and subsequently trained at Oxford, Kings College Hospital, London and has been Professor of Vascular Surgery at St Mary’s Hospital and Imperial College, London (1983-2000).
The Royal College of Surgeons (England) awarded him the ‘Jacksonian’ prize in 1972 for his pioneering work on the prevention of venous thromboembolism. His subsequent research has been focused on noninvasive diagnosis and screening using ultrasound, and stroke prevention.
He has received many awards from numerous scientific societies in recognition of his work on ultrasound and the prevention of stroke. A past president of the section of Measurement in Medicine of the Royal Society of Medicine and of the International Union of Angiology, he is Editor in Chief of International Angiology and is on the editorial boards of many vascular journals.
Professor Emeritus at Imperial College, an examiner for MS and PhD degrees for London University and Director of the Vascular Noninvasive Screening and Diagnostic Centre in London. He is also a “Special Scientist” at the University of Cyprus.