BRFAA - Biomedical Research Foundation Academy Of Athens
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Selected Publications

Polissidis A, Zenelak S, Nikita M, Alexakos P, Stasinopoulou M, Kakazanis ZI, Kostomitsopoulos N. Assessing the exploratory and anxiety-related behaviors of mice. Do different caging systems affect the outcome of behavioral tests? Phys Beh 2017; doi 10.1016/j.physbeh.2017.04.009

Chaniotakis I, Spyrliadis A, Katsimpoulas M, Kostomitsopoulos N. The mouse and the rat in surgical research. The anesthetic approach. J Hellenic Med Vet Soc 2016;67(3):147-162

Kapogiannatou A, Paronis E, Paschidis K, Polissidis A, Kostomitsopoulos NG. Effect of light colour temperature and intensity on te behavior of male C57BL/6J mice. Journal of Applied Animal Behaviour Science 2016;184C:135-140

Kostomitsopoulos N, Serafetinidou M, Katsarou A, Voyiatzaki C, Dontas I. Evaluation of an environmental enrichment device used for laboratory rabbits. J Hell Vet Med Soc 2015;66(1):41-47

Paronis E, Samara A, Polyzos A, Spyropoulos C, Kostomitsopoulos N. Maternal weight as an alternative determinant of the gestational day of Wistar rats housed in individually- ventilated cages. Lab Anim 2015;49(3):188-195

Kostomitsopoulos N. A laboratory animal science pioneer. Lab Anim (NY) 2014:43(11):419

Lelovas P, Kostomitsopoulos N, Xanthos T. A comparative anatomic and physiologic overview of porcine heart. JAALAS 2014;53(5):1-7

Koutroli E, Alexakos P, Kakazanis Z, Symeon I,  Balafas E, Voyiatzaki C, Kostomitsopoulos N. The effects of tramadol-induced analgesia on mice undergoing embryo transfer surgery. Lab Animal (NY)  2014;43(5):167-172

Stasinopoulou M, Mantziaras G, Paronis E, Balafas E, Lelovas P, Samara A, Kostomitsopoulos N. Use of real-time ultrasonography as an alternative method for the early recognition, confirmation and evaluation of rat pregnancy. Ultrasound Med Biol 2014;40(6):1372-1378.

Papastefanou A, Balafas E, Durasevic S, Kostomitsopoulos N. A simple method of endotracheal intubation in mice. Arch Biol Sci, Belgrad 2014;66 (1):241-244.

Kostomitsopoulos N, Alexakos P, Konsolaki E, Doulou A, Paschidis K, Baumans V. The effect of different types of individually ventilated caging systems on growing male mice. Lab Animal (NY) 2012;41(7):192-197

Sorensen D, Brandstetter H, Kostomitsopoulos N, Fosse R (2011). Design and oversight of laboratory animal facilities. In: The COST Manual of Laboratory Animal Care and Use. Refinement, Reduction and Research. CRC Press, New York: pp 7-27

Kostomitsopoulos N, Dontas IA, Alexakos P, Lelovas P, Galanos A, Paronis E, Balafas E, Paschidis K, Kostakis A. Growing Male Rats in Individually Ventilated Cages and Open Top Cages. JAALAS 2011;50(6):879-883

Balafas E, Papastefanou A, Katsimpoulas M, Kostomitsopoulos N. A low cost face mask for inhalation anaesthesia in rats. Scand J Lab Anim Sci 2011;38(2):111-115

Katsarou A. Tsironi A, Serafetinidou M, Voyazaki C, Baumans V, Kostomitsopoulos N. Age-related behaviour on individually caged rabbits. J Hell Vet Med Soc 2011;62(1):21-28

Kostomitsopoulos N. Animal Research. Do we have ethics in mind? Lab Animal (Europe) 2008; 8(7):3

Kostomitsopoulos N, Carbon C, Demers G. The role of the International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS) in the promotion of the care and use of laboratory animals in South-Eastern Europe. Arch Biol Sci, Belgrade 2008;60(2):175-179

Kostomitsopoulos N, van Loo P, Paronis E, Alexakos P, Balafas E, Baumans V. The influence of the location of a nest box in an individual ventilated cage on the preference of mice to use it. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 2007;10(2):111-121

Kostomitsopoulos N, Donnelly H, Kostavasili I, Paronis E, Alexakos P, Karayannacos P. Eradication of H. bilis and H. hepaticus from infected mice by using medicated diet. Lab Animal (NY) 2007;36 (5):36-40