Dr. Kaloyan Takov

Kaloyan Takov

Education


2011-2015 BSc Biomedical Sciences with Honours Pharmacology (First Class)
The University of Edinburgh
2015-2019 British Heart Foundation PhD in Cardiovascular Medicine
University College London, UK

Present Appointment


2020- Research Associate,
Cardiovascular Division, King’s College London, UK

Publications


1 Takov K, Yellon D, Davidson S. Comparison of small extracellular vesicles isolated from plasma by ultracentrifugation or size-exclusion chromatography: yield, purity and functional potential. Journal of Extracellular Vesicles. 2019 8(1) : 1560809.

2 Davidson S, Riquelme J, Takov K, et al. Cardioprotection mediated by exosomes is impaired in the setting of type II diabetes but can be rescued by the use of non?diabetic exosomes in vitro. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 2018 22(1) : 141-151.

3 Takov K, Wu J, Denvir M, Smith L, Hadoke P . The role of androgen receptors in atherosclerosis. . Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 2018 465 : 82-91.

4 Nie S, Wang X, Sivakumaran P, Chong M, Liu X, Karnezis T, Bandara N, Takov K. (2018) . Biologically active constituents of the secretome of human W8B2+ cardiac stem cells. Scientific Reports. 2018 8 : 1579.

5 Takov K, Yellon D, Davidson S . Letter by Takov et al regarding article Fabrication of synthetic mesenchymal stem cells for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction in mice. Circulation Research. 2017 120(11) : e46-e47.

6 Takov K, Yellon D, Davidson S. Confounding factors in vesicle uptake studies using fluorescent lipophilic membrane dyes. Journal of Extracellular Vesicles. 2017 6(1) : 1388731.

7 Wu J, Hadoke P., Takov K, et al. Influence of androgen receptor in vascular cells on reperfusion following hindlimb ischaemia. PloS one. 2016 11(5) : e0154987.

8 Davidson S, Takov K, Yellon D. Exosomes and cardiovascular protection. Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy. 2016 31(1) : 77-86.