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Vasiliki Danilatou
Assistant Professor, Hematology
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
PhD thesis 2001 University of Crete Medical School Photodynamic therapy and purging of malignant cells from bone marrow and peripheral blood of children with malignancies.
Specialty in Hematology 2005 University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Medical degree 1996 University of School Medical School
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
1/2011 today General Hospital Venizeleio, Heraklion, Crete, Greece 4rth Blood Center, Transfusion Department, Hemostasis Clinic Attending Hematologist
10/2007 12/2010 Institute of  Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, FORTH, Crete Metagenomics Laboratory (Principal Investigator Dimitrios Kafetzopoulos) Associate Researcher
3/2006 6/2007 Cancer Institute of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, N. Brunswick, NJ, USA. Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology (Prof. Barton Kamen, Prof. Peter Cole) Post-Graduate Researcher
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2018 Periprocedural management of anticoagulated patients. Sfiridaki A Hellenic Association of Athens. Clinical Workshops 30(2) 71-88
2012 Prophylactic administration of fibrinogen concentrate in a pregnant woman with congenital hypo-fibrinogenemia and a positive obstetric history of severe bleeding in previous cesarean section. Kaparou M, Lydaki E, Stathoudakis G, Bolonaki I, Nikoloudi I, Foundouli K. Blood Coagulation Fibrinolysis 23 566-568
2011 The bacterial contamination of blood components. Sfiridaki A Haema 2 34-43
2009 Outcome prediction based on microarrays analysis: a critical perspective on methods Zervakis M, Blazadonakis ME, Tsiliki G, Tsiknakis M, Kafetzopoulos D. ΒΜC Bioinformatics 10 53-75
2009 Lymphomas in children. Newer therapeutic data. Kalmanti M Pediatriki 72 1-9
2007 T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia relapsing as acute myelogenous leukemia. Mantadakis E, Stiakaki E, Paterakis G, Papadhimitriou S, Kalmanti M. Pediatric Blood Cancer 48 354-7
2006 Neurofibromatosis type I and smoldering multiple myeloma: a case report. Liapi D, Psyllaki M, Chatzivasili A, Chronaki I, Heliakis P. Hematology 11 45-48
2004 Amifostine (WR-2721) as differentiating agent in cord blood and bone marrow cultures from children with hematological disorders. Dimitriou H, Stiakaki E, Kalmanti M. Pediatric Hematology Oncology 21 125-134
2004 Infectious toxicity of dexamethasone during ALL remission-induction chemotherapy: report of two cases and literature review. Mantadakis E, Stiakaki E, Kalmanti M. Pediatric Hematology Oncology 21 27-35
2000 Bone marrow purging by photodynamic treatment in children with acute leukemia. Cytoprotective effect of Amifostine. Lydaki E, Dimitriou H, Papazoglou T, Kalmanti M. Leukemia Research 24 427-435
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
Starting April 2019 Risk assessment modelling using big data analytics in prediction of venous thromboembolism in hospitalised patients Researcher, Bournemouth University
2009-2011 “HERCULES: Application of   Medical Genetics and development of Biomedical Informatics Infrastructure in Early Diagnosis, Monitoring and Treatment of Neurological Disorders in Greece”. EEA Financial Mechanism, Public Investment Program of the Ministry of Economy and Finance. Proposal write-up, Assistant researcher
2006-2007 Gene expression analysis with microarrays and methylation assays. Foundation of Hellenic Society of Haematology Post-graduate Researcher
2006-2010 ACGT- Advanced Clinicogenomic Trials in Cancer FP6 Team member
1999-2001 “Ex vivo purging for autologous bone marrow transplantation from children with malignancies.” Research Committee of the University of Crete PhD candidate
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2008, 2013, 2018 Certification and recertification as International Board Certified Lactation Consultant International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)
1998 Odysseus Kaligiannis 9th Pancretan Medical Congress, Heraklion, Crete
Other Achievements