BRFAA - Biomedical Research Foundation Academy Of Athens
Biomedical Research Foundation Academy Of AthensAcademy Of Athens


Scopus 10/ 2019:
total impact factor: >220, 3285 citations, 30 documents, h-index: 15

Scopus author ID: 6507967207


  1. Kefalos P, Agalou A, Kawakami K and Beis D (2019) Reactivation of Notch signaling is required for cardiac valve regeneration Sci Rep 16059. 10.1038/s41598-019-52558-y
  2. Bensimon-Brito A, Ramkumar S, Boezio GLM, Guenther S, Kuenne C, Sánchez-Iranzo H, Iloska D, Piesker J, Pullamsetti S, Mercader N, Beis D, Stainier DYR. (2019) Cardiac valve regeneration in adult zebrafish: importance of TGFß signaling in new tissue formation. Dev Cell
  3. Beis D and Agalou A (2019) Aging in zebrafish. Encyclopedia of Biomedical Gerontology, edited by Suresh Rattan (Elsevier);  241
  4. Sarantis P, Gaitanaki C, Beis D. (2019) Ventricular remodeling of single-chambered myh6-/- adult zebrafish hearts occurs via a hyperplastic response and is accompanied by elastin deposition in the atrium. Cell Tissue Res. May 25. doi: 10.1007/s00441-019-03044-4.
  5. Psarras S, Beis D, Nikouli S, Tsikitis M, Capetanaki Y. (2019) Three in a Box: Understanding Cardiomyocyte, Fibroblast, and Innate Immune Cell Interactions to Orchestrate Cardiac Repair Processes. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine  10.3389/fcvm.2019.00032 
  6. Kastana P, Zahra FT, Ntenekou D, Katraki-Pavlou S, Beis D, Lionakis MS, Mikelis CM, Papadimitriou E. (2019) Matrigel Plug Assay for In Vivo Evaluation of Angiogenesis. Methods Mol Biol. ;1952:219-232. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9133-4_18.
  7. Gomes CPDC, Ágg B, Andova A, Arslan S, Baker A, Barteková M, Beis D, Betsou F, et al. Catalyzing Transcriptomics Research in Cardiovascular Disease: The CardioRNA COST Action CA17129. Noncoding RNA. 2019 Mar 29;5(2). pii: E31. doi: 10.3390/ncrna5020031.
  8. Giardoglou P, Beis D. (2019 ) On Zebrafish Disease Models and Matters of the Heart. Biomedicines. Feb 28;7(1). pii: E15. doi: 10.3390/biomedicines7010015.
  9. Damalas DE, Bletsou AA, Agalou A, Beis D, Thomaidis NS. (2018) Assessment of the Acute Toxicity, Uptake and Biotransformation Potential of Benzotriazoles in Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Larvae Combining HILIC- with RPLC-HRMS for High-Throughput Identification. Environ Sci Technol. 52(10):6023-6031.
  10. Dimitriadi A, Beis D, Arvanitidis C, Adriaens D, Koumoundouros G. (2018) Developmental temperature has persistent, sexually dimorphic effects on zebrafish cardiac anatomy. Sci Rep. 8(1):8125.
  11. Agalou A, Thrapsianiotis M, Angelis A, Papakyriakou A,Skaltsounis A-L, Aligiannis N and Beis D (2018) Identification of Novel Melanin Synthesis Inhibitors From Crataegus pycnoloba Using an in vivo Zebrafish Phenotypic Assay. Front. Pharmacol. 9:265. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00265.
  12. Katraki-Pavlou M and Beis D (2018). Zebrafish angiogenesis and valve morphogenesis: insights from development and disease models. Springer Special Book "Zebrafish, Medaka, and Other Small Fishes - New Model Animals in Biology, Medicine, and Beyond”. Host Editors: Hiromi Hirata and Atsuo Iida.
  13. Argyros O, Karampelas T, Varela A, Asvos X, Papakyriakou A, Agalou A, Beis D, Davos CH, Fokas D, Tamvakopoulos C. (2017) Targeting of the Breast Cancer Microenvironment with A Potent And Linkable Oxindole Based Antiangiogenic Small Molecule.  Oncotarget, doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.16763 
  14. Chaita E, Lambrinidis G, Cheimonidi C, Agalou A, Beis D, Trougakos I, Mikros E, Skaltsounis AL, Aligiannis N. (2017) Anti-Melanogenic Properties of Greek Plants. A Novel Depigmenting Agent from Morus alba Wood. Molecules ;22(4). pii: E514. doi: 10.3390/molecules22040514.
  15. Papadimitriou E, Pantazaka E, Castana P, Tsalios T, Polyzos A and Beis D. (2016) Pleiotrophin and its receptor protein tyrosine phosphatase beta/zeta as regulators of angiogenesis and cancer. Biochim Biophys Acta.1866(2):252-265. doi:10.1016/j.bbcan.2016.09.007.
  16. Serifi I, Tzima E, Soupsana K, Karetsou Z, Beis D, Papamarcaki T. (2016) The zebrafish homologs of SET/I2PP2A oncoprotein: expression patterns and insights into their physiological roles during development. Biochem J. 15;473(24):4609-4627
  17. Bournele D and Beis D. (2016) Zebrafish models of cardiovascular disease. Heart Fail Rev. doi: 10.1007/s10741-016-9579-y.
  18. Malissovas N, Griffin LB, Antonellis A and Beis D (2016) Dimerization is required for GARS-mediated neurotoxicity in dominant CMT disease. Hum Mol Genet 25(8):1528-42. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddw031
  19. Beis D, Kalogirou S and Tsigkas N (2015). Insights into Heart Development and Regeneration. Chapter 2, Introduction to Translational Cardiovascular Research, D.V. Cokkinos (ed.), DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-08798-6_2, Springer International Publishing Switzerland. 
  20. Papakyriakou A*, Kefalos P*, Sarantis P*, Tsiamantas C, Xanthopoulos KP, Vourloumis D, Beis D. (2014) A zebrafish in vivo phenotypic assay to identify 3-aminothiophene-2-carboxylic acid-based angiogenesis inhibitors. Assay Drug Dev Technol. (9-10):527-35.
  21. Kalogirou S, Malissovas N, Moro E, Argenton F, Stainier DY, Beis D. (2014) Intracardiac flow dynamics affect the morphogenesis and maturation of the atrioventricular valves. Cardiovasc Res. 104(1):49-60 
  22. Moro E, Ozhan-Kizil G, Mongera A, Beis D, Wierzbicki C, Young RM, Bournele D, Domenichini A, Valdivia LE, Lum L, Chen C, Amatruda JF, Tiso N, Weidinger G, Argenton F. (2012) In vivo Wnt signaling tracing through a transgenic biosensor fish reveals novel activity domains. Dev Biol.;366(2):327-40.
  23. Strähle U, Bally-Cuif L, Kelsh R, Beis D, Mione M, Panula P, Figueras A, Gothilf Y, Brösamle C, Geisler R, Knedlitschek G. (2012) EuFishBioMed (COST Action BM0804): a European network to promote the use of small fishes in biomedical research. Zebrafish ;9(2):90-3.
  24. Serafimidis I, Heximer S, Beis D, Gavalas A. (2011) GPCR signaling and S1P play a phylogenetically conserved role in endocrine pancreas morphogenesis. Mol Cell Biol. ;31(22):4442-53. Epub 2011 Sep 12. Chi NC, Shaw RM, Jungblut B, Huisken J, Ferrer T, Arnaout R, Scott I, Beis D, Xiao T, Baier H, Jan LY, Tristani-Firouzi M, Stainier DY. (2008) Genetic and physiologic dissection of the vertebrate cardiac conduction system. PLoS Biol. May 13;6(5):e109.
  25. Jin SW, Herzog W, Santoro MM, Mitchell TS, Frantsve J, Jungblut B, Beis D, Scott IC, D'Amico LA, Ober EA, Verkade H, Field HA, Chi NC, Wehman AM, Baier H, Stainier DY. (2007) A transgene-assisted genetic screen identifies essential regulators of vascular development in vertebrate embryos. Dev Biol. 307(1):29-42.
  26. Pyriochou A, Beis D, Koika V, Polytarchou C, Papadimitriou E, Zhou Z, Papapetropoulos A. (2006) Soluble guanylyl cyclase activation promotes angiogenesis. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 319(2):663-71.
  27. Beis D. and Stainier DYR. (2006) In vivo cell Biology: following the zebrafish trend. Trends in Cell Biology 16(2):105-12
  28. Jin SW, Beis D, Mitchell T, Chen JN and Stainier DYR. (2005) Cellular and Molecular Analysis of Vascular Tube and Lumen Formation in Zebrafish. Development 132(23):5199-209
  29. Beis D, Bartman T, Jin SW, Scott I, D’Amico L, Ober E, Verkade H, Frantsve J, Field H, Wehman A, Baier H, Tallafuss A, Bally-Cuif L, Chen JN, Stainier DYR and Jungblut B. (2005) Genetic and Cellular analyses of zebrafish atrio-ventricular cushion and valve development. Development 132(18):4193-204
  30. Aida M*, Beis D*, Heidstra R, Nussaume L, Noh Y.S, Amasino R, Sabatini S and Scheres B. (2004) The PLETHORA Genes Mediate Patterning of the Arabidopsis Root Stem Cell Niche. Cell 119:109-20.
  31. Parker L.H, Schmidt M, Jin S.W, Gray A.M, Beis D, Pham T, Frantz G, Palmieri S, Hillan K, Stainier D.Y.R, de Sauvage F.J, and Ye W. (2004) The endothelial-cell-derived secreted factor Egfl7 regulates vascular tube formation. Nature 428:754-8.
  32. Field H, Dong P.D, Beis D, and Stainier D.Y.R. (2003) Formation of the digestive system in zebrafish II. Pancreas morphogenesis Dev Biol 261:197–208
  33. Stainier DY, Beis D, Jungblut B, Bartman T. (2002) Endocardial cushion formation in zebrafish. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol.;67:49-56.
  34. Sabatini S*, Beis D*, Wolkenfelt H, Murfett J, Guilfoyle T, Malamy J, Benfey P, Leyser O, Bechtold N, Weisbeek P and Scheres B. (1999)  An auxin-dependent distal organizer of pattern and polarity in the Arabidopsis root. Cell 99:463-72.