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Seminar Series 2014
Center of Clinical, Experimental Surgery and Translational Research

Γ1 Classroom,  3rd Floor


Wednesday 22 January,  14.00-15.00
Αchileas Gravanis Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology, Medical School, University of Crete
"Developing neuroprotective and neurogenic agents"

Wednesday 5 February, 14.00-15.00
Constantinos Ritis MD, PhD
Professor of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Thrace
"Neutrophil Extarcellular Traps  (NETs) redefine mechanisms of human diseases"

Wednesday 19 February, 14.00-15.00
Charalambos Antoniadis  MD, PhD
Oxford Group of Translational Cardiovascular Research
"A novel cross-talk between adipose tissue and cardiovascular system regulates redox signaling in the human heart and arterial wall"

Wednesday 5 March, 14.00-15.00
Vassilis Aidinidis PhD
Research Director, Fleming Institute
"Autotaxin, a novel player in chronic inflammation and a promising therapeutic target"

Friday 21 March, 14.00-15.00
Theodore Fotsis MD, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry, Medical School of the University of Ioannina
"A Novel Role of Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) in transducing VEGF signals that regulate Endothelial Cell Survival and Angiogenesis"

Wednesday 9 April, 14.00-15.00
Antonia Vlahou, PhD
Staff Research Scientist, BRFAA
"The European network iMODE-CKD"

Wednesday 7 May,  14.00-15.00
Leonidas Stefanis, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Medical School of the University of Athens
"Genetic basis and pathogenetic mechanisms in Parkinson’s diseases"

Wednesday 21 May, 14.00-15.00
Aggeliki Chroni, PhD
Chief Researcher, NCSR Demokritos
"Implication of apoE4 at the early events of Alzheimer’s disease: clues from structure and function analysis of apoE4 proteolytic fragments and hereditary mutations"

Wednesday 11 June, 14.00-15.00
Stathis Iliodromitis, MD, PhD
Professor of Cardiology, Medical School of the University of Athens
"Protection of myocardium from ischemia-reperfusion injury"



For more information regarding this seminar series, please contact Dr. Aristidis Charonis, , 210 6597 205
and for directions to BRFAA please see