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Dr. Effie Tsilibary « Hellenic Forum 2015

tsilimpbariv2_150x150 Dr. Effie Tsilibary

  Research Director,Director of the Institute of Biosciences and Applications, Vice President

  NCSR “Demokritos”

  Greece

  


Short Bio

NAME AND POSITION PHOTIN-EFFIE C. TSILIBARY, FULL RESEARCHER, DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE OF BIOSCIENCES & APPLICATIONS, VICE PRESIDENT, NCSR DEMOKRITOS

GRADUATE AND/OR MEDICAL EDUCATION:
M.D. (year and School) 1973, Athens National Kapodistrian University
PhD (year and School) 1980, University of California, San Francsiso, Medical School
POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING:
(Years and School and research institute)
1980-1982: University of California, San Francsiso, Cardiovascular Research Institute
1982-1986: Harvard University, Medical School & Yale University, Medical School
MAJOR ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: (Years and type of appointment)
1984-1986: LECTURER, Yale University, Medical School
1986-1992: TENURE-TRACK ASST. PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MEDICAL SCHOOL MINNEAPOLIS
1992-1996: TENURED ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MEDICAL SCHOOL MINNEAPOLIS
1996-2004: FULL RESEARCHER, INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGY, NCSR DEMOKRITOS, ATHENS, GREECE
2004-PRESENT: DIRECTOR, INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGY/INSTITUTE OF BIOSCIENCES & APPLICATIONS, NCSR DEMOKRITOS, ATHENS, GREECE
2013-PRESENT: VICE PRESIDENT, NCSR DEMOKRITOS, ATHENS, GREECE
MAJOR HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS: N/A
(Years and type of appointment) ,
OTHER MAJOR PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND MAJOR VISITING APPOINTMENTS:
1996-2000: Visiting Associate Professor, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MEDICAL SCHOOL MINNEAPOLIS
MAJOR HONORS AND AWARDS:
2012-2013: REVIEWR, CULTURA VENS RESEARCH PROGRAMS, CYPRUS
2010-212: REVIEWER, AGENCE NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE, FR
1994-1996: RESEARCH AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION (ONE OF SIX)
1990-1992: AD HOC MEMBER, NIH, PATHOLOGY A REVIEW SESSION
1998-2000: FULL MEMBER, DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, VA PROGRAM REVIEW DIVISION OF THE MEDICAL
2006-2008: Member, organizing committee for the33rd FEBS Congress and 11th IUBMB Conference
2006-2007: Member, researcher election committees for Pasteur Institute, Greece, National Hellenic Research Foundation, and Institute of Biology, NCSR Demokritos
1998-2000: Member, Mediterranean Committee for Diabetes mellitus (DM-MED committee)
1992-1993: Member of the American Heart Association (AHA) Peer Review Committee, Minnesota Affiliate
1992-1998: Member of Research Steer Committee, American Diabetes Association (ADA), MN affiliate
1988-1991: Member of Research Peer Review Committee, ADA MN affiliate
1976-1978: Tuition waiver for Academic Excellence, University of California, San Francisco, Dept. Anatomy
GRADUATE TEACHING EXPERIENCE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching in post-graduate courses of the Medical School of the University of Minnesota, NCSR Demokritos, National Capodistrian University of Athens (Medical School Department of Biology, Department of Animal Physiology), Patras University (Department of Biology)
RESEARCH FUNDING DURING THE LAST FIVE YEARS
EE, several ESPA programs (PEP Attica, EPAN/infrastructures, Collaboration, Excellence), Pharma (Abbott, Abbvie)
LIST OF FIVE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT RECENT PUBLICATIONS
1. Drossopulou GI, Tsotakos NH, Tsilibary EC: Impaired transcription factor interplay and AGEs suppress podocalyxin expression in high glucose-treated human podocytes, Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 297(3):F594-60, 2009
2. Venieratos PD, Drossopoulou G, Tsilibary EC, Kitsiou PV: High glucose induces suppression of insulin signalin and apoptosis via upregulation of endogenous IL-1β and SOCS-1 in mouse pancreatic beta cells, Cellular Signaling, 22 (2010) 791–800 (2010)
3. Lagopati N, Kitsiou PV, Kontos AI, Venieratos P, Kotsopoulou E, Tsilibary EC, Falaras P: Photo-induced cancer treatment using nanostructured titanium dioxide solution, J. Photochemistry and Photobiology, 214: 215-224 (2010)
4. Fragkouli A, Tzinia A, Charalampopoulos I, Gravanis A, Tsilibary EC: Matrix metalloproteinase-9 participates in NGF-induced α-secretase cleavage of amyloid precursor protein in PC12 cells, J. Alzheimer Dis 24(4):705-19 (2011)
5. Fragkouli A, Papatheodoropoulos C, Georgopoulos S, Stamatakis A, Stylianopoulou F, Tsilibary EC, Tzinia A: Elevated soluble APPα levels and enhanced neuronal plasticity in mice over-expressing MMP9. J. Neurochemistry, In Press (2012) Neurochem. 2012 Apr;121(2):239-51. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-4159.2011.07637.x. Epub 2012 Feb 9.
LIST OF FIVE MOST IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS OF THE CAREER
1. Furthmayr, H, Yurchenco, PD, Charonis, AS, Tsilibary, EC: Molecular Interactions of type IV collagen and laminin: Models of basement membrane assembly. In: Basement Membranes (S.Shibata, editor), Elsevier Science Publishers BV, p. 169-189, 1985 (bookchapter)
2. Tsilibary, E.C., Charonis AS: The role of the main non-collagenous NC1 domain in type IV collagen self-assembly. J. Cell Biol. 103: 2467-2473, 1986
3. Tsilibary, EC, Wissig, SL: Light and electron microscopic observations of lymphatic drainage units from the peritoneal cavity. Am. J. Anat. (Fest Schrift volume in honor of H. Elias) 180: 195-207, 1987
4. Koliakos, G.G., Kouzi-Koliakos, K, Furcht, LT, Reger LA, and Tsilibary, EC: The binding of heparin to type IV collagen: domain specificity with identification of peptide sequences from the α1(IV) and α2(IV) which specifically bind heparin. J. Biol. Chem. 264: 2313-2323, 1989
5. Tsilibary, EC, Reger, LA, Vogel, AM, Koliakos, GG, Anderson, SS, Charonis, AS, Alegre, JN, Furcht, LT: Identification of a multi-functional, cell-binding peptide sequence from the α1(NC1) of type IV collagen. J. Cell Biol. 111:1583-1591, 1990
6. Fragkouli A, Papatheodoropoulos C, Georgopoulos S, Stamatakis A, Stylianopoulou F, Tsilibary EC, Tzinia A: Elevated soluble APPα levels and enhanced neuronal plasticity in mice over-expressing MMP9. J. Neurochemistry, In Press (2012) Neurochem. 2012 Apr;121(2):239-51. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-4159.2011.07637.x. Epub 2012 Feb 9.

AVERAGE IMPACT FACTOR OF ALL PUBLICATIONS: 5.254
H FACTOR:31


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