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Καθηγητής Νευρολογίας Α.Π.Θ

Διευθυντής Β’ Νευρολογικής Κλινικής

Υπεύθυνος του Κέντρου Πολλαπλής Σκλήρυνσης

Υπεύθυνος του Εργαστηρίου Πειραματικής Νευρολογίας και Νευροανοσολογίας

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Grigoriadis Nikolaos

B’ Department of Neurology, AHEPA University Hospital,

1 Stilp Kyriakidi str., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,

GR 54636 Thessaloniki, Macedonia, GREECE

TEL ++30 2310994674
FAX ++30 2310994689
email: grigoria@med.auth.gr

Studies and Academic Career :

  • 6/1989 Graduation (MD degree) from Aristotle University, Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece 6/1989-9/1989: Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, University College London, London, UK (Prof G. Vrbova)

  • 9/1991-5/1995 PhD thesis, in Neurophysiology/ Neurobiology, entitled: “The effect of neuromusclular activity on lower motoneurone development” in the Laboratory of Experimental Physiology and the B’ Department of Neurology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece (under the supervision of Prs I. Milonas, M. Albani, O Guiba-Tziampiri).

  • PhD degree: 15/1996 (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki)

  • 1991-1996 Specialization in clinical Neurology at the B’ Department of Neurology,
    Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece.

  • 8/1996 Boards in Neurology, in Greece

  • 1/1997-2/1997 Visitor scientist in the Department of Neurology and Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, Hadassah Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  • 5/1998 Lecturer in Neurology, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki

  • 6/1999-10/1999 Post Doc fellow in the Department of Neurology and Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, Hadassah Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel ( Supervisors: Prof O. Abramsky, Prof D. Karussis).

  • 7/2000-12/2000 Post-Doc Fellow in the Department of Neurology and Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, Hadassah Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel ( Supervisors: Prof O. Abramsky, Prof D. Karussis).

  • 8/2003 Three-weeks course in interferon beta neutralizing antibodies detection, interferon bioavailability, anti-MOG and anti-MBP assays in the Department of Neurology, University of Innsbruck, Austria (Prof F. Diesenhamer).

  • 1/2004 Visiting Professor in Neurology in: Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel

  • 11/2005 Assistant Professor of Neurology, Aristotle University

  • 9/2006 – 3/2007 Sabatical in Neuroimmunology, in the Brain Research Institute, Medical University of Vienna, Austria (Prof. H./ Lassmann)

  • 2011 Assoc. Professor of Neurology, Aristotle University

  • 2016 Professor of Neurology

Professional activities :

  • 2001-today Head of the multi-disciplinary Multiple sclerosis Clinic and centre of the B’ Dept of Neurology, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki.

  • 1998-today Head of the Laboratory of Experimental Neurology and Neuroimmunology in the department of Neurology, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki. (Including 3 Senior Researchers, 2 technicians and 5 PhD students, 3 master student and 2 postdoctoral students).

  • 1998-today Member of the South-East European Society for Neurology and Psychiatry

  • 1998-today Member of the scientific committee of the Greek Society for Multiple Sclerosis

  • 2005-today Member of the scientific committee of the European School of Neuroimmunology

  • 2006-today Member of the subcommittee of ENS for Multiple Sclerosis Ad hoc reviewer in 4 international journals (have reviewed 10 papers upon request) : European journal of Neurology, Journal of Neurology, Lancet Neurology

  • 2008-today Member of the ECTRIMS committee

  • 2012: Secretary of the Hellenic Academy for Neuroimmunology (www.helani.gr)

Prizes :

  • 1994-1996 First prize in 2 Congresses of the Greek Medical Association and one in a Congress of the Military Medical Corp Congress for best presentations

Grants :

  • 2001 Greek Secretary of Research and Technology Grant on “Neural Stem cell transplantation in EAE”

  • 2003 European Commission and the Greek Ministry of Education Grant – Pythagoras on: “Bone Marrow Stromal cell transplantation in EAE”

  • 2004 European Commission and the Greek Ministry of Education Grant – Pythagoras on: “Bone Marrow Stromal cell transplantation in experimental brain ischemia”

  • 2010 European Commission and the Greek Ministry of Education Grant – «Heracletus» on: «Epigenetic changes in Neural Precursor Cells»

  • 2011 Greece – France research grant on «Synaptic changes in transplanted neural precursor cells in EAE»

Fields of interest :
Neuroimmunology; Multiple sclerosis; experimental models of autoimmune diseases (EAE etc); Autoimmunity; Neuroprotection, Experimental Stroke, Immunomodulatory treatments, MS clinical trials and projects.

Languages :
Greek, English, French, Hebrew, German

Publications :
Over 130 peer reviewed articles in peer reviewed journals