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Xanthippi Dereka

Assistant Professor
Phone: (+30) 210-746-1180
Email: xderek[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

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

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Education / Qualifications

  • Doctor of Dental Science (D.D.S), School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1988)
  • Ph.D. in Periodontology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (1998)
  • Postdoctoral training, Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, New York University College, Ashman, USA (1999)
  • Department of Periodontology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK (2010-2011)

Academic and professional positions held

  • Lecturer, Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (2006-2012)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (2012- )
  • Honorary Research Assistant, Department of Periodontology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK (2010-2017)
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Oral Clinical Research, Institute of Dentistry within the School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK (2017-2019)

Academic and professional responsibilities

  • Seminars for undergraduate students
  • Clinical supervisor at the undergraduate Comprehensive Care Clinic
  • Lectures, literature review, case seminars at postgraduate students

Awards  

  • Research Award ‘Koulourides’ for the project entitled ‘Evaluation of the effect of BMP-2, -3, -7 on human periodontal ligament cells and bone cells’ (Procter & Gamble Hellas 2005)

Memberships

  • Greek Dental Association
  • Hellenic Society of Periodontology (member of the board since 2005)
  • European Federation of Periodontology
  • International Team for Implantology
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • European Association for Osseointegration

Research Theses - Books

  • Histological study of the gingival periodontal pocket wall before and after non-surgical periodontal treatment. Dereka X.
    Thesis, Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 1998
  • Enamel Matrix Proteins for periodontal regeneration. N. Donos, X. Dereka, H. Amin.
    Book chapter In: Dental Biomaterials: Repair and Restoration. Edited by Pekka Vallittu, Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2013

Selected publications in scientific journals

  • Calciolari E, Mardas N, Dereka X, Anagnostopoulos AK, Tsangaris GT, Donos N. The effect of experimental osteoporosis on bone regeneration: Part 2, proteomics results. Clin Oral Implants Res 2016 [Εpub ahead of print]
  • Calciolari E, Mardas N, Dereka X, Kostomitsopoulos N, Petrie A, Donos N. The effect of experimental osteoporosis on bone regeneration: Part 1, histology findings. Clin Oral Implants Res 2016 [Εpub ahead of print]
  • Donos N, Dereka X, Mardas N. Experimental models for guided bone regeneration in healthy and medically compromised conditions. Periodontol 2000 68(1):99-121, 2015
  • Mardas N, Dereka X, Donos N, Dard M. Experimental model for bone regeneration in oral and cranio-maxillo-facial surgery. J Invest Surg 27(1):32-49, 2014
  • Pantou AL, Markopoulou CE, Dereka XE, Vavouraki H, Mamalis A, Vrotsos IA. The effect of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) combined with a bone allograft on human periodontal ligament (PDL) cells. Cell Tissue Bank 13(1):81-8, 2012
  • Dereka X, Mardas N, Chin S, Petrie A, Donos N. A systematic review on the association between genetic predisposition and dental implant biological complications. Clin Oral Implants Res 23(7):775-88, 2012
  • Koromantzos PA, Makrilakis K, Dereka X, Offenbacher S, Katsilambros N, VrotsosIA, Madianos PN. Effect of non-surgical periodontal therapy on C-reactive protein, oxidative stress, and matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-9 and MMP-2 levels in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled study. J Periodontol 83(1):3-10, 2012
  • Markopoulou CE, Dereka XE, Vavouraki HN, Pepelassi EE, Mamalis AA, KaroussisIK, Vrotsos IA. Effect of rhTGF-β1 combined with bone grafts on human periodontalcell differentiation. Growth Factors 29(1):14-20, 2011
  • Koromantzos PA, Makrilakis K, Dereka X, Katsilambros N, Vrotsos IA, Madianos PN. A randomized, controlled trial on the effect of non-surgical periodontal therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes. Part I: effect on periodontal status and glycaemic control. J Clin Periodontol 38(2):142-7, 2011
  • Dereka XE, Markopoulou CE, Fanourakis G, Tseleni-Balafouta S, Vrotsos IA. RANKL and OPG mRNA level after non-surgical periodontal treatment. Inflammation 33(3):200-6, 2010
  • Dereka XE, Markopoulou CE, Mamalis A, Vrotsos IA. Effect of rhBMP-7 combined with two bone grafts on human periodontal ligament cell differentiation. Growth Factors 27(5):274-9, 2009
  • Dereka XE, Markopoulou CE, Vrotsos IA. Role of growth factors on periodontal repair. Growth Factors 24(4):260-7, 2006
  • Dereka XE, Markopoulou CE, Mamalis A, Pepelassi E, Vrotsos IA. Time- and dose-dependent mitogenic effect of basic fibroblast growth factor combined with different bone graft materials: an in vitro study. Clin Oral Implants Res 17(5):554-9, 2006
  • Dereka XE, Tosios KI, Chrysomali E, Angelopoulou E. Factor XIIIa+ dendritic cells and S-100 protein+ Langerhans' cells in adult periodontitis. J Periodontal Res 39(6):447-52, 2004

Areas of scientific interest

  • Biology of periodontal tissues
  • Periodontal regeneration
  • Implantontology

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