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Alexis Vrachimis
Clinical Professor, Nuclear Medicine, German Oncology Center
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department
Clinical Professor 2020 European University School of Medicine
Associate Professor 2016 University of Münster (WWU), Germany School of Medicine
Doctorate 2011 University of Münster (WWU), Germany School of Medicine
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
06/2017 - German Oncology Center Limassol Director of Nuclear Medicine
2015 2017 the Collaborative Research Center 656 MoBil "Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging" (sponsored by the German Research Foundation-DFG) Münster, Germany Clinical Researcher
2009 2014 University Hospital Münster Germany Resident of Nuclear Medicine
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2023   PSMA-PET/CT-guided salvage radiotherapy in recurrent or persistent prostate cancer and PSA < 0.2 ng/ml. Solomonidou N, Germanou D, Strouthos I, Karagiannis E, Farolfi A, Koerber SA, Debus J, Peeken JC, Vogel ME, Spohn SKB, Shelan M, Aebersold D, Grosu AL, Ceci F, Kroeze SGC, Guckenberger M, Fanti S, Belka C, Hruby G, Scharl S, Wiegel T, Bartenstein P, Henkenberens C, Emmett L, Schmidt-Hegemann NS, Ferentinos K, Zamboglou C Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Ahead of print 10.1007/s00259-023-06185-5
2023 Parathyroid imaging. Petranović Ovčariček P, Giovanella L Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Ahead of print 10.23736/S1824-4785.23.03511-2
2023 Accuracy of papillary thyroid cancer prognostic nomograms: a systematic review. Luisa Garo M, Deandreis D, Campennì A, Petranovic Ovcaricek P, Giovanella L. Endocr Connect. 12 3959-3963
2022 SNMMI/EANM practice guideline vs. ETA Consensus Statement: differences and similarities in approaching differentiated thyroid cancer management-the EANM perspective. Petranović Ovčariček P, Kreissl MC, Campenni A, de Keizer B, Tuncel M, Deandreis D, Giovanella L. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 12 3959-3963
2022 Metastasis-Free Survival and Patterns of Distant Metastatic Disease After Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen Positron Emission Tomography (PSMA-PET)-Guided Salvage Radiation Therapy in Recurrent or Persistent Prostate Cancer After Prostatectomy. Zamboglou C, Strouthos I, Sahlmann J, Farolfi A, Serani F, Medici F, Cavallini L, Morganti AG, Trapp C, Koerber SA, Peeken JC, Vogel MME, Schiller K, Combs SE, Eiber M, Ferentinos K, Spohn SKB, Kirste S, Gratzke C, Ruf J, Grosu AL, Ceci F, Fendler WP, Miksch J, Kroeze S, Guckenberger M, Lanzafame H, Fanti S, Hruby G, Wiegel T, Emmett L, Schmidt-Hegemann NS, Henkenberens C Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 113 1015-1024
2022   SNMMI Procedure Standard/EANM Practice Guideline for Nuclear Medicine Evaluation and Therapy of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Abbreviated Version Avram AM, Giovanella L, Greenspan B, Lawson SA, Luster M, Van Nostrand D, Peacock JG, Ovčariček PP, Silberstein E, Tulchinsky M, Verburg FA J Nucl Med 49 3316-3319
2022 Editorial: Principles and Clinical Applications of Interstitial Brachytherapy. - Front Oncol 5 1272
2020 ENDOCRINOLOGY IN THE TIME OF COVID-19: Management of thyroid nodules and cancer. Iakovou I, Giannoula E, Giovanella L. Eur J Endocrinol 1 41-48
2018 177Lu-DOTATATE Therapy in Radioiodine-refractory Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: A Single Center Experience. Roll W, Riemann B, Schäfers M, Stegger L Clin Nucl Med 10 346-351
2017 Evaluation of 131I scintigraphy and stimulated thyroglobulin levels in the follow up of patients with DTC: a retrospective analysis of 1420 patients Gonzalez Carvalho JM, Görlich D, Schober O, Wenning C, Riemann B, Verburg FA Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 5 744-756
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2023- BULLSEYE 2 Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands Local PI
2020- 18F-SiFAlin-TATE and 18F-FDOPA in NET German Oncology Center (Cyprus), University Heidelberg (Germany) PI
2020- 18F-FAPI74 in dedifferentiated DTC German Oncology Center (Cyprus), SOFIE (USA) PI
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service
03/2019- European Association of Nuclear Medicine Vice Chair (since 03/2021) of the Thyroid Committee
02/2019- European Society for Hybrid Molecular and Translational Imaging (ESHITM) Imaging Ambassador of Cyprus
03/2023- European Association of Nuclear Medicine National Delegate of Cyprus
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2020 Gold Award in Inovation Healthcare Business Awards
2018 best scientific work Limassol Medical Association
2016 Alavi–Mandell Award SNMMI
2013 Karl-Oberdisse prize North Rhine-Westphalian Society for Endocrinology and Diabetology, Germany
Other Achievements