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Efthymia Kitraki

Professor

Phone: (+30) 210-746-1323
Email: Email: ekitraki[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

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

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Education / Qualifications

  • 1975 - 1979: Department of Biology, University of Patras, Greece: Degree in Biology.
  • 1980 - 1984: Department of Histology-Embryology, Athens University Medical School: PhD
  • 1987: Department of Neurology, Columbia University, N.Y., USA: Postdoctoral training
  • 1998: Department of Molecular Biology, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands: Training in molecular biology techniques
  • 2008: Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Leiden University, The Netherlands: Training in molecular biology techniques

Academic and professional positions held

  • 1980 - 1989: Scientific Collaborator, Department of Histology-Embryology, Athens University Medical School
  • 1990 - 1993: Lecturer in Biology, Department of Histology-Embryology, Athens University Medical School
  • 1993 -2002: Assistant Professor of Biology, Department of Histology-Embryology, Athens University Medical School
  • 2002 - 2007: Associate Professor of Biology, Department of Histology-Embryology, Athens University Medical School
  • 2007 – 2014: Associate Professor of Biology, Department of Basic Sciences and Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, Athens University, Greece
  • 2014 – : Professor of Biology, Department of Basic Sciences and Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, Athens University, Greece

Academic and professional responsibilities

  • 2004 – today: Coordinator of Erasmus exchange programs in the School of Medicine & Dentistry, Athens University
  • 2007 – today: Coordinator of ‘Oral Biology’ specialty, Postgraduate Program, School of Dentistry, Athens University
  • 2007 – today: Member of the Internal Evaluation Committee, School of Dentistry, Athens University
  • 2007 – today: Member of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, School of Dentistry, Athens University
  • 2008 - 2011: Director of the Laboratory of Basic and Biomedical Sciences, School of Dentistry, Athens University
  • 2011 – today: Member of the Research and Ethics Committee, School of Dentistry, Athens University

Memberships

  • Hellenic Society for Neuroscience (HSfN)
  • International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)
  • Forum of European Neuroscience (FENS)
  • European Brain and Behaviour Society (EBBS)

Selected publications in scientific journals

Areas of scientific interest

  • Neuroendocrinology of stress
  • Neuroendocrine interactions of stress and metabolism
  • Neurotoxicity – Neuroprotection
  • Biology of dental pulp cells

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