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Apostolos Papalois
Adjunct Associate Professor, Biology
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School of Medicine
Medicine
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
PhD   THESIS 2001 NATIONAL  AND  KAPODISTRIAN  UNIVERSITY  OF  ATHENS BIOLOGY  AND  MEDICINE Experimental isolation and transplantation of islets of Langerhans, hepatocytes and thyroid cells: biochemical, morphological and genetic stud
DIPLOMA - BIOLOGY 1991 NATIONAL  AND  KAPODISTRIAN  UNIVERSITY  OF  ATHENS BIOLOGY
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
June  28,  2017 Until  today EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE NICOSIA, CYPRUS Adjunct  Associate  Professor
June  2016 February  2017 June  2016 February  2017 DEMOKRITUS UNIVERSITY OF THRACE, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE ALEXANDROUPOLIS, GREECE TEACHING STAFF WITH CONTRACT, MASTER PROGRAM ON BIOETHICS
May 1996 Until  today EXPERIMENTAL, EDUCATIONAL AND RESEARCH CENTER ELPEN ATHENS, GREECE DIRECTOR
Publications
Year Τitle Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages.
2018 ESSENTIAL  SKILLS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF SURGICAL  CASES M. Sideris, G.C. Zografos, G. Velmahos and A.E. Papalois Parisianos Publications 35 Chapters 220 pages
2018 Exercise, Telomeres, and Cancer: "The Exercise-Telomere Hypothesis". Nomikos NN, Nikolaidis PT, Sousa CV, Papalois AE, Rosemann T, Knechtle B. Front Physiol 18;9:1798 1 - 5
2018 Beneficial Effect of U-74389 G and Sildenafil in An Experimental Model of Flap Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in Swine. Histological and Biochemical Evaluation of the Model Karamatsoukis SL, Trigka EA, Stasinopoulou M, Stavridou A, Zacharioudaki A, Tsarea K, Karamperi M, Pittaras T, Papadopoulos O, Patsouris E, Nikiteas N, Zografos GC, Papalois AE. J Invest Surg. Nov 30 1-13
2018 Developing a novel framework for non-technical skills learning strategies for undergraduates: A systematic review. Nicolaides M, Cardillo L, Theodoulou I, Hanrahan J, Tsoulfas G, Athanasiou T, Papalois A*, Sideris M*. *equal contribution Ann Med Surg (Lond) Oct 9;36 29-40
2018 Quantitative analysis and study of the mRNA expression levels of apoptotic genes BCL2, BAX and BCL2L12 in the articular cartilage of an animal model of osteoarthritis Kourtis A, Adamopoulos PG, Papalois A, Iliopoulos DC, Babis GC, Scorilas A Ann Transl Med Jun;6( 12) 1-12
2018 Undifferentiated Adipose Tissue Stem Cell Transplantation Promotes Hepatic Regeneration, Ameliorates Histopathologic Damage of the Liver, and Upregulates the Expression of Liver Regeneration- and Liver-Specific Genes in a Rat Model of Partial Hepatectomy. Apostolou KG, Papanikolaou IG, Katselis C, Feretis T, Kletsas D, Konstadoulakis MM, Lymperi M, Saetta AA, Tsikalakis S, Agrogiannis G, Patsouris E, Zografos GC, Papalois A Stem Cells Int. 14;2018:1393607 1-18
2018 Experimental Hemorrhagic Shock Protocol in Swine Models: The Effects of 21-Aminosteroid on the Small Intestine. Bouboulis G, Bonatsos VG, Katsarou AI, Karameris A, Galanos A, Zacharioudaki A, Theodoropoulos G, Zografos G, Papalois AE*, Toutouzas K*. *equal contribution Curr Ther Res Clin Exp Mar 9;88 18-25
2018 Inhibition of Aortic Valve Calcification by Local Delivery of Zoledronic Acid-an Experimental Study. Synetos A, Toutouzas K, Drakopoulou M, Koutagiar I, Benetos G, Kotronias R, Anousakis-Vlachochristou N, Latsios G, Karanasos A, Agrogiannis G, Metaxas M, Stathogiannis K, Papanikolaou A, Georgakopoulos A, Pianou N, Tsiamis E, Patsouris E, Papalois A, Cokkinos D, Anagnostopoulos C, Tousoulis D. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. Jun;11(3) 192-200
2018 Developing a novel international undergraduate surgical masterclass during a financial crisis: our 4-year experience. Sideris M, Hanrahan J, Tsoulfas G, Theodoulou I, Dhaif F, Papalois V, Papagrigoriadis S, Velmahos G, Turner P, Papalois A Postgrad Med J. May;94(1111) 263-269
2015 Effectiveness of sildenafil and U-74389G in a rat model of colitis Margonis GA, Christoloukas N, Antoniou E, Arkadopoulos N, Theodoropoulos G, Agrogiannis G, Pikoulis E, Patsouris ES, Zografos GC, Papalois AE. J Surg Res Feb;193(2) 667-74
Exhibitions
Date Topic International / Local Location* Role in Exhibition
MAY  2017 RECCOMENDATION FOR THE TRANSPARENCY IN THE PRESENTATION OF EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS WITH THE USE OF LABORATORY ANIMALS, EXCEPT FARM ANIMALS (PUBLICATIONS AND ORAL OR POSTER PRESENTATIONS) INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL ATHENS, GREECE EDITOR AND AUTHOR
MAY 2017 – UNTIL TODAY GUIDELINES FOR THE USE OF LABORATORY ANIMALS AND SIMULATION METHODS, IN THE CONTUNUING MEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL ATHENS, GREECE EDITOR – COORDINATOR   AND  WRITER  OF  A  PART OF THE TEXT
2018 RECCOMENDATIONS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF SMALL LABORATORY ANIMALS INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL ATHENS, GREECE CO-EDITOR
2018 RECCOMENDATION FOR THE TRANSPARENCY IN THE PRESENTATION OF EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS WITH THE USE OF FARM ANIMALS (PUBLICATIONS AND ORAL OR POSTER PRESENTATIONS) INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL ATHENS, GREECE CO-EDITOR
FEBRUARY 2018 HELLENIC  FEDERATION OF ENTERRISES – HUMAN RESOURCES AND NEW SCIENTIFIC AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL JOB SPECIALTIES FOR RESEARCH AND TRAINING PURPOSES GREECE - LOCAL ATHENS, GREECE SPEAKER AND PARTICIPATION IN OPEN ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION
JUNE – JULY 2018 HELLENIC  FEDERATION OF ENTERRISES – COLLABORATION BETWEEN ACADEMIA AND INDUSTRY IN RESEARCH AND TRAINING GREECE - LOCAL ATHENS, GREECE ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE PREPARATION OF THE MANUSCRIPT AND SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
March 2018 Experimental study of stem cell transplantation in an model of myocardial ischemia. Experimental, Educational and Research Center ELPEN Scientific Responsible and PI,  member of the committee for the elaboration of a PhD Thesis
March 2018 Experimental isolation and transplantation of adiposed tissue derived  stem cells in an model of toxic liver failure . Histological, molecular and biochemical study for the comparison. Experimental, Educational and Research Center ELPEN Scientific Responsible and PI,  member of the committee for the elaboration of a PhD Thesis
March 2018 The role of insulin growth factor I (IGF-I) in the prevention of bowel injury , after acute ischemia and reperfusion . An experimental study in rats. Experimental, Educational and Research Center ELPEN Researcher and member of the committee for the elaboration of a PhD Thesis
July 2017 Study of an adrelanine liposome on a swine animal model Experimental, Educational and Research Center ELPEN Researcher and member of the committee for the elaboration of a PhD Thesis
June 2018 Arterial hypertension and the Akt -mTOR signaling pathway ; the effect of antihypertensive treatment On BP regulation,  target organ damage and outcomes Experimental, Educational and Research Center ELPEN Researcher and responsible for the implementation of the protocol
June 2018 The role of the clinical and immunohistochemical effects of IRL-1620 on an experimental model of spinal cord injury. Experimental, Educational and Research Center ELPEN Researcher and responsible for the implementation of the protocol
June 2018 Bacterial translocation in an experimental model of neonatal asphyxia Experimental, Educational and Research Center ELPEN Researcher and responsible for the implementation of the protocol
1991 - 2014 Participation in 36 programs General Secretariat for Research and Technology, University of Athens, Academy of Athens, Foundations and other Researcher
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
2016 - 2018 NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR THE PROTECTION OF ANIMALS USED FOR SCIENTIFIC PURPOSES DEPUTY  PRESIDENT AND MEMBER ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE  BOARD IN ORDER TO ISSUE RECCOMENDATIONS, S.O.Ps and OTHER DECISIONS CONCERNING THE USE OF LABORATORY ANIMALS FOR RESEARCH AND TRAINING PURPOSES. ALSO REPRESENTATION IN THE E.U.
2018 - 2020 NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR THE PROTECTION OF ANIMALS USED FOR SCIENTIFIC PURPOSES DEPUTY  PRESIDENT AND MEMBER ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE  BOARD IN ORDER TO ISSUE RECCOMENDATIONS, S.O.Ps and OTHER DECISIONS CONCERNING THE USE OF LABORATORY ANIMALS FOR RESEARCH AND TRAINING PURPOSES. ALSO REPRESENTATION IN THE E.U.
2014 - 2018 ANIMAL – WELFARE BODY OF THE EXPERIMENTAL, EDUCATIONAL AND RESEARCH CENTER ELPEN HEAD DIRECTOR AND SCIENTIFIC RESPONSIBLE OF THE FACILITIY
2018 - 2023 ANIMAL – WELFARE BODY OF THE EXPERIMENTAL, EDUCATIONAL AND RESEARCH CENTER ELPEN HEAD DIRECTOR AND SCIENTIFIC RESPONSIBLE OF THE FACILITIY
OCTOBER 2017 – UNTIL  TODAY MEMBER OF THE  NETWORK - NASCE - The Network of Accredited Clinical Skills Centres of Europe (NASCE) is a multidisciplinary joint committee (MJC) of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). Member ACCREDITATION OF TRAINING CENTERS IN EUROPE. NASCE promotes individual, inter-professional and multidisciplinary clinical skills education. The primary aim is to certify the highest standards of education for health professionals and other learners in order to promote patient safety. In addition to that, NASCE aims to advance the science of clinical education, training, and assessment.
2004 – UNTIL TODAY BOARD OF DIRECTORS, HELLENIC SOCIETY OF GOASTROINTESTINAL ONCOLOGY GENERAL SECRETARY ORGANIZATION OF PANHELLENIC AND INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONGRESSES AND WORKSHOPS
2019 STEERING  COMMITTEE : Ε.E.R. C. ELPEN  WITH THE EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS - MoU MEMBER TRAINING OF MEDICAL STUDENTS AND PROMOTION OF RESEARCH AND TRAINING
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title  Awarded by:
2014 Visiting Professor Harvard  Medical  School, USA
2016 Visiting Professor Harvard  Medical  School, USA
2018 Visiting Professor Harvard  Medical  School, USA
2011 Visiting Professor University of Texas, Medical School, San Antonio, USA
2011 Visiting Professor University of Timisoara, Medical School, Romania
2006 Visiting Professor University of Ioannina, Medical School, Greece
Other Achievements
Date Title Key Activities:
February 2013 Award  as  recognition of my contribution and dedicated work, from the Hellenic Committee of DSTC  (Definitive Surgical Trauma Course) and the International Society for Trauma Surgery and Emergency Medicine Organization of many successful courses with many health professionals as trainees and instructors.
October 2013 2nd Prize for oral presentation. 4th World Congress for the Advancement of Surgery Co- author and researcher
July 2005 and July 2014 Award for Research  and Development Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry
May 2015, December 2015 and May 2016 Scientific Society of Hellenic Medical Students Award for my contribution and dedicated work in the training of Greek Medical Students  and  the promotion of research into their curriculum
November 2015 Hellenic Society of Reproductive Medicine Award for my contribution and dedicated work for the Greek Scientists
October 2016 Honorary  Member,  Hellenic Surgical Society Award for my contribution and dedicated work for the Greek Surgeons
January 2017 Institute of Molecular Biology and Biomedical Research Award for my contribution and dedicated work for the Greek Scientists
March 2018 Royal  College of  Medicine – UK. Award of our presentation
2010 Cross – decoration of Saint John of Jerusalem Order Distinction  in  England – U.K.
2017 Cross  of Saint Constantine the Great form Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa Distinction awarded in Athens, from the Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa