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Ioannis Vrotsos

 

Professor


Phone: (+30) 210-746-1206
Email: ivrotsos[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

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

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Education / Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1985)
  • Specialty in Periodontology, Tufts University, U.S.A. (1983)
  • Doctor of Dental Science (D.D.S), Athens Dental School,National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1979)

Academic and professional positions held

  • Professor of Periodontology, Athens Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2002).
  • Assistant Professor of Periodontology, Athens Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1993).
  • Associate Professor of Periodontology, Athens Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2000).
  • Lecturer of Periodontology, Athens Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1989).

Awards and Honours

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Periodontology, Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine

Memberships

  • Hellenic Association of Periodontists.
  • Hellenic Society of Periodontology.
  • Society of Odontostomatological Research.
  • Stomatological Society of Greece.
  • Prosthodontics Society of Greece.
  • Society for medical studies.

Academic and professional responsibilities

  • Member of the Committee of the Συνολικής Αντιμετώπισης Ασθενών (2003-2010)
  • Coordinator, Total Dental Care of Patients Clinic (2004-2009)
  • Member of the GA of the Athens School of Dentistry (2000-01 and 2001-02)
  • Member of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (2001 and 2009-11)
  • Director of the 2nd Section "Dental Pathology and Therapeutics" of the Athens School of Dentistry (2003-2007 and 2009-2010)
  • Member of the Postgraduate Curriculum Committee (1996-today)
  • Coordinator of the 1st Cycle of Postgraduate Curriculum in Athens School of Dentistry (2007-2010)
  • Director of the Postgraduate Curriculum Committee (2011- today)

Selected publications in scientific journals

  • Dereka, X. E., Markopoulou, C. E., Fanourakis, G., Tseleni-Balafouta, S., & Vrotsos, I. A. (2009). RANKL and OPG mRNA level after non-surgical periodontal treatment. Inflammation, 1-7.
  • Markou, N., Pepelassi, E., Vavouraki, H., Stamatakis, H. C., Nikolopoulos, G., Vrotsos, I., et al. (2009). Treatment of periodontal endosseous defects with platelet-rich plasma alone or in combination with demineralized freeze-dried bone allograft: A comparative clinical trial. Journal of Periodontology, 80(12), 1911-1919.
  • Markopoulou, C. E., Markopoulos, P., Dereka, X. E., Pepelassi, E., & Vrotsos, I. A. (2009). Effect of homologous PRP on proliferation of human periodontally affected osteoblasts. in vitro preliminary study. report of a case. Journal of Musculoskeletal Neuronal Interactions, 9(3), 167-172.
  • Dereka, X. E., Markopoulou, C. E., Mamalis, A., & Vrotsos, I. A. (2009). Effect of rhBMP-7 combined with two bone grafts on human periodontal ligament cell differentiation. Growth Factors, 27(5), 274-279.
  • Tsolaki, I. N., Madianos, P. N., & Vrotsos, J. A. (2009). Outcomes of dental implants in osteoporotic patients. A literature review. Journal of Prosthodontics, 18(4), 309-323. Retrieved from
  • Pepelassi, E. A., Markopoulou, C. E., Dereka, X. E., Mamalis, A. A., Vrotsos, I. A., & Koutsilieris, M. (2009). Platelet-rich plasma effect on periodontally affected human gingival fibroblasts: An in vitro study. Journal of the International Academy of Periodontology, 11(1), 160-168.
  • Bazopoulou-Kyrkanidou, E., Vrahopoulos, T. P., Eliades, G., Vastardis, H., Tosios, K., & Vrotsos, I. A. (2007). Periodontitis associated with hajdu-cheney syndrome. Journal of Periodontology, 78(9), 1831-1838.
  • Efstratiou, M., Papaioannou, W., Nakou, M., Ktenas, E., Vrotsos, I. A., & Panis, V. (2007). Contamination of a toothbrush with antibacterial properties by oral microorganisms. Journal of Dentistry, 35(4), 331-337.
  • Dereka, X. E., Markopoulou, C. E., & Vrotsos, I. A. (2006). Role of growth factors on periodontal repair. Growth Factors, 24(4), 260-267.
  • Dereka, X. E., Markopoulou, C. E., Mamalis, A., Pepelassi, E., & Vrotsos, I. A. (2006). Time- and dose-dependent mitogenic effect of basic fibroblast growth factor combined with different bone graft materials: An in vitro study. Clinical Oral Implants Research, 17(5), 554-559.
  • Vavouraki, H. N., Dereka, X. E., Vrotsos, I. A., & Markopoulou, C. E. (2003). Ability of a bovine bone graft, alone or enriched with PDGF-BB or rhBMP-2, to promote human periodontal ligament (PDL) cells proliferation. A preliminary study. Cell and Tissue Banking, 4(1), 17-23.
  • Vrotsos, Y., Miller, S. C., & Marks Jr., S. C. (2003). Prostaglandin E - A powerful anabolic agent for generalized or site-specific bone formation. Critical Reviews in Eukaryotic Gene Expression, 13(2-4 SPEC. ISS.), 255-263.
  • Marcopoulou, C. E., Vavouraki, H. N., Dereka, X. E., & Vrotsos, I. A. (2003). Proliferative effect of growth factors TGF-beta1, PDGF-BB and rhBMP-2 on human gingival fibroblasts and periodontal ligament cells. Journal of the International Academy of Periodontology, 5(3), 63-70.
  • Markopoulou, C. E., Vrotsos, I. A., Vavouraki, H. N., Dereka, X. E., & Mantzavinos, Z. S. (2003). Human periodontal ligament cell responses to recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 with and without bone allografts. Journal of Periodontology, 74(7), 982-989.
  • Papadopoulos-Markopoulos, C. E., Dereka, X. E., Vavouraki, E. N., & Vrotsos, I. A. (2003). In vitro evaluation of the mitogenic effect of platelet-derived growth factor-BB on human periodontal ligament cells cultured with various bone allografts.Journal of Periodontology, 74(4), 451-457.

Areas of scientific interest

  • Osteoporosis and Periodontal Disease.
  • Growth factors and human periodontal ligament cells.
  • Bone-morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) and bone tissue.
  • Prostaglandine and bone tissue.

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