Home[English] » Faculty and Staff » Dental faculty » Bobetsis Yiorgos

Yiorgos Bobetsis

Assistant Professor


Phone: (+30) 210-746-1097
Email: ybobetsi[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

Mailing Address:
2 Thivon Str, 115 27, Goudi, Athens, Greece

Ελληνική Έκδοση English Version

Education / Qualifications

  • 1994-2000    Doctor of Dental Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Greece
  • 2000-2006    Certificate in Periodontology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  • 2000-2006    PhD in Oral Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Academic and professional positions held

  • 2014-: Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontology, University of Athens, School of Dentistry
  • 2010-2014 Lecturer, Department of Periodontology, University of Athens, School of Dentistry
  • 2006- Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Academic and professional responsibilities

  • Lecturer  for  the undergraduate and graduate students
  • Supervisor at the undergraduate comprehensive care clinic
  • Supervisor at the graduate periodontal clinic
  • Research Supervisor for the graduate students

Peer reviewer for the scientific journals:

  • 2009- Journal of Clinical Periodontology
  • 2009- Hellenic Stomatological Chronicals

Awards and Honours

  • 1994-1999    “Antonios Papadakis” Scholarship, University of Athens
  • 2001-2001     “Comprehensive Center of Inflammatory Diseases” Scholarship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  • 2001-2003    “Gerondelis Foundation” Scholarship, Βoston, USA  
  • 2004   Finalist among the 3 best implant cases for the competition for post-graduate students organized by the International Team for Implantology, Switzerland. Title: “The use of ITI dental implants for extensive rehabilitation and immediate placement in the aesthetic zone. A case report."
  • 2005   “The Abraham and Sylvia Chasens Teaching and Research Fellowship”, American Academy of Periodontology Foundation
  • 2006   Finalist among the 4 best research projects of the “Balint Orban Memorial Prize in Basic Science” organized by the American Academy of Periodontology. Title: “Campylobacter rectus Infection Mediates Promoter Hyper-methylation of Igf-2.”

Memberships

  • European Federation of Periodontology
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Center of Oral and Systemic Diseases
  • Hellenic Society of Periodontology
  • Hellenic Society of Odontostomatologic Research

Research Theses - Books

  • Bobetsis Y.A. Campylobacter rectus infection impairs placental function and development in mice. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2006. Ph.D Dissertation.
  • Madianos, P.N, Bobetsis, Y.A, Van Dyke, T.E. Infection and Inflammation. Chapter 3 of the textbook "Periodontal Disease and Overall Health: A Clinician’s Guide". 2010: Editors R.J. Genco and R.C Williams.
  • Madianos P.N, Bobetsis Y.A. Periodontal Disease as a Manifestation of Systemic Disease. Chapter 12 of the textbook "Clinical Periodontal Medicine" by D. Paquette, S. Offenbacher and R.C. Williams, Blackwell Editions (under publication).

Selected publications in scientific journals

  • Madianos, P.N, Bobetsis, G.A, Kinane, D.F. Is periodontitis associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease and preterm and/or low birth weight births? J Clin Periodontol 2002; 29: 1-15.
  • Madianos, P.N, Bobetsis, Y.A, Kinane, D.F. Generation of Inflammatory Stimuli: How Bacteria Set Up Inflammatory Responses in the Gingiva. J Clin Periodontol 2005;32 (suppl. 6):57-71.
  • Offenbacher, S, Riché, E.L, Barros, S.P, Bobetsis, Y.A, Lin, D.A, Beck J.D. Effects of Maternal Campylobacter rectus Infection on Murine Placenta, Fetal and Neonatal Survival and Brain Development. J Periodontol. 2005;76 (11 Suppl):2133-43.
  • Bobetsis, Y.A, Barros, S.P, Offenbacher, S. Exploring the relationship between periodontal disease and pregnancy complications. J Am Dent Assoc 2006;137 (suppl 2):7S-13S.
  • Bobetsis, Y.A, Barros, S.P, Lin, D.M, Weidman, J.R, Dolinoy, D.C, Jirtle, R.L, Boggess, K.A, Beck, J.D, Offenbacher, S. Bacterial Infection Promotes DNA Hyper-methylation. J Dent Res 2007; 86(2):169-174.
  • Arce, R.M, Diaz, P.I, Barros, S.P, Galloway, P, Bobetsis, Y, Threadgill, D, Offenbacher, S. Characterization of the invasive and inflammatory traits of Oral Campylobacter rectus in a murine model of fetoplacental growth restriction and in trophoblastic cultures. Journal of Reproductive Immunology 2010; 84(2):145-53.
  • Bobetsis, Y.A, Barros, S.P, Lin, D.M, Arce, R.M, Offenbacher, S. Altered gene expression in murine placentas in an infection-induced intrauterine growth restriction model: A microarray analysis. Journal of Reproductive Immunology 2010; 85(2):140-8.
  • Madianos, P.N, Bobetsis, Y.A, Offenbacher, S. Association of periodontal disease and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Biological mechanisms. J Clin Periodontol 2013; 40(suppl 14):S170-S180.

Research Theses – Books

  • Bobetsis Y.A. Campylobacter rectus infection impairs placental function and development in mice. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2006.
  • Μπομπέτσης Γ.Α., Μαδιανός Φ. “Περιοδοντική Νόσος και Επιπλοκές της Κύησης. Πού Πραγματικά βρισκόμαστε;” Κεφάλαιο στο "Τιμητικός Τόμος Καθηγητού Δ.Π. Ανδριτσάκη, Μαθητών Αντίδωρον", Αθήνα 2008.
  • Madianos P.N, Bobetsis Y.A, Van Dyke T.E. “Infection and Inflammation.” Chapter 3 of the textbook "Periodontal Disease and Overall Health: A Clinician’s Guide". 2010: Editors R.J. Genco and R.C Williams.
  • Βοbetsis Υ.Α., Borgnakke W., Papapanou P. “Periodontal Infections and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes” Chapter 10 of the textbook “The Oral-Systemic Health Connection”, Quintessence Editions.

Areas of scientific interest

  • Periodontal Medicine
  • Genetic Syndromes and periodontal disease

More content written by the author

Scopus

PubMed

Google Scholar