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Evanthia Chrysomali

Assistant Professor


Phone: (+30) 210-746-1257
Email: echryso[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

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

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Education / Qualifications

  • DDS, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1983)
  • DrDent (PhD), School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1995)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Oral Pathology, Dept. of Stomatology, School of Dentistry, University of California San Francisco, USA (1996)

Academic and professional positions held

  • Assistant Professor (tenured) Dept. of Oral Medicine and Pathology, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2003- present)
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Oral Medicine and Pathology, School of Dentistry National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1999- 2003)
  • Research Clinical Assistant, Dept. of Oral Medicine and Pathology, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA)  (1996-1999)
  • Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Dentistry, Dept. of Stomatology, University of California San Francisco, USA (1995 – 1996)

Academic and professional responsibilities

  • Postgraduate Teaching. Special Courses: Advanced Oral Medicine and Pathology (Principle Tutor), General Principles in Pathology (participating lecture) Clinical courses : Diagnostic Oral Histopathology (participating lectures), Literature review (Principle Tutor)
  • Supervisor or  member of the advisory committee in  M.Sc. and PhD theses 
  • Member of the Postgraduate Committee of  School of Dentistry, NKUA (2009- 2014, 2016-17)
  • Elected member of the General Assembly of  School of Dentistry, NKUA (2006-07, 2008-09 and 2013-14, 2015-17)
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the 11th Biennial Conference of European Association of Oral Medicine (2012)
  • Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committee of  the 1st (2009) 2nd (2012) and 3rd  (2015) Panhellenic Congress of Oral Medicine and Pathology 
  •  Scientific Journal Reviewer:  International Journal of Dermatology (2008-15) , Case reports in Dentistry (2013 - present), Hellenic Stomatological Review, Paedodontia, Hellenic Archives of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 Research Grants and Contracts

  • Principal investigator (PI) in the following grants financed by the Special Account for Research Grants of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, (NKUA/SARG) entitled: 
  • “HPV detection in the oral mucosa epithelium” NKUA/SARG code 70/4/8894,2008-09
  • “Evaluation of cytokines expression in giant cell granuloma of the oral and maxillofacial region” NKUA/SARG code 70/4/8894, 2006-07
  • “Nerve Growth Factor Receptors evaluation in the oral squamous cell carcinoma” NKUA/SARG code 70/4/6448, 2004-05
  • “Investigation of the labial salivary gland lymphocytic infiltrations in Sjogren’s syndrome” NKUA/SARG code 70/4/6448, 2002
  • “Cell proliferation and apoptosis in oral granular cell tumor”  NKUA/SARG code 70/4/5783, 2000-01

Awards and Honours

  • 1993-1995: Scholarship for post graduate studies by State Scholarships Foundation

Memberships

  • Hellenic Society of Oral Medicine and Pathology (2001: founding member, 2007: as Vice President, 2009-present: as Member of the Executive Board)
  • European Association of Oral Medicine (2000-2015)
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (1996-2014)
  • International and American Associations for Dental Research (1995-1996)
  • Hellenic Society of Immunology (1998-2011)
  • Hellenic Association of Supportive Care of the Oral Cavity in Cancer (2005, founding member)
  • Hellenic Society of Odontostomatological Research
  • Hellenic Society of Medical Mycology

Research Theses - Books

  • PCNA expression in oral premalignant lesions and squamous cell carcinoma. PhD Thesis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 1995
  • Basic Laboratory and Techniques in Oral Histology and Histopathology. Tosios K, Chrysomali E, Papanicolaou SI. Athens, Benchbook, 1998, 2001

Selected publications in scientific journals

  • Katsoulas N, Chrysomali E, Piperi E, Levidou G, Sklavounou-Andrikopoulou A. Atypical methotrexate ulcerative stomatitis with features of lymphoproliferative like disorder: report of a rare ciprofloxacin-induced case and review of the literature. J Clin Exp Dent 2016; 8:e629-e633.
  • Iakovou Μ, Chrysomali Ε, Piperi Ε, Fanourakis G, Sklavounou A,  Vlachodimitropoulos D, Tseleni-Balafouta S. A comparative study of bone remodeling molecules expression in different types of jaw ameloblastoma. J Oral Pathol Med 2015; 44: 543-51.
  • Zografos I, Maistreli IZ, Sabatakakis AA, Chrysomali E. Escherichia coli and Enterococcus spp isolation in maxillary osteomyelitis: a case report and literature review with special consideration of immunocompetent individuals. Oral Surg 2014; 7: 187-93.
  • Chrysomali E, Katsoulas N, Houpis C. Reactive osteocartilaginous metaplasia in denture wearers: a rare trauma-related lesion. Gerodontology 2014; 31: 145-48.
  • Chrysomali E, Leventis M, Titsinides S, Kyriakopoulos V, Sklavounou A. Odontogenic tumors. J Craniofac Surg 2013; 24: 1521-25.
  • Schoinohoriti Ο, Chrysomali Ε, Tzerbos F, Ιatrou Ι. Comparison of lateral thermal injury and healing of porcine skin incisions performed by CO2-laser,monopolar electrosurgery and radiosurgery: a preliminary study based on histological and immunohistochemical results. Int J Dermatology 2012; 51: 979-986.
  • Papanicolaou P, Chrysomali E, Stylogianni E, Donta C, Vlachodimitropoulos D. Increased TNF-α, IL-6 and decreased IL-1β immunohistochemical expression by the stromal spindle-shaped cells in the central giant cell granuloma of the jaws. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 2012;17: e56-62
  • Chrysomali E, Piperi E, Sklavounou-Andrikopoulou A.  Oral acanthosis nigrigans in chronic hepatitis B with a 21-year follow up. J Dermatol 2011; 38: 1-5.
  • Machaira A, Tsiambas E, Goula K, Chrysomali E, Nikolatou O, Manaios L, Rapidis AD, Karameris A, Patsouris E.  Different topoisomerase IIa protein expression patterns affect prognosis in tongue squamous cell carcinoma: a quantitative digital image analysis study. Oral Surgery 2008; 1: 117-124.
  • Sklavounou Α, Chrysomali E, Iakovou M, Garinis GA, Karameris A. Elevated serum levels of the apoptosis related molecules TNF-a, Fas/Apo-I and Bcl-2 in oral lichen planus. J Oral Pathol Med 2004; 33: 386-90.

Areas of scientific interest

  • HPV in benign, premalignant and malignant lesions of the oral mucosa
  • Inflammatory/immune-mediated oral diseases
  • Clinical studies of the oral mucosa healing after surgical trauma
  • Cancer stem cells  markers in oral squamous cell carcinoma

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