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Curriculum vitae

Hariklia Gakiopoulou
Pathologist-Assistant Professor in Pathology
1st Department of Pathology Medical School
University of Athens

Curriculum Vitae

  • Personal Data

Date of birth: January 28, 1971
Place of birth: Athens, Greece
Marital status: Married-one child

  • Academic Education

1989 – 1995: Medical School, University of Athens
1995: Medical degree

  • Undergraduate Experience

1/7/1993 - 30/9/1993: Scholarship in the context of Scholarships Foundation
ERASMUS in Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris-VI, Faculté de Médecine Broussais/ Hôtel-Dieu. Stage Hospitaliers: Chirurgie Cardio-Vasculaire.

  • Medical Specialty

1996 – 2001: Pathology-Cytology

  • Medical Thesis

Title: "Immunohistochemical investigation of adhesion molecules of the E-cadherin family in invasive breast cancer: Clinicopathologic correlations".
Department of Pathology, Medical School, University of Athens.
Accepted with the degree "Excellent" (2003).

  • Postgraduate Experience

30/6/2003 – 1/8/2003: Visiting doctor in the Department of Pathology, University of Birmingham for training in liver transplantation Pathology under the supervision of Dr Stefan Hübscher.

  • Present Status

2004-2010 : Lecturer in Pathology
2010 - : Assistant Professor in Pathology
1st Department of Pathology, Medical School University of Athens, Greece
Chairman of the Department: Professor Efstratios Patsouris

  • Foreign Languages

English, French

Peer-Review publications:

1.L.NAKOPOULOU, CH.VOURLAKOU, A.ZERVAS, A.TZONOU, H.GAKIOPOULOU, M.A.DIMOPOULOS The prevalence of bcl-2, p53 and Ki-67 immunoreactivity in transitional cell bladder carcinomas and their clinicopathologic correlates. Hum Pathol 29:146-154, 1998
Citations : 88
Impact factor: 3,322

2. L.NAKOPOULOU, I.GIANNOPOULOU, H.GAKIOPOULOU, H.LIAPIS, A.TZO­NOU, P.S.DAVARIS Matrix metalloproteinase-1 and -3 in breast cancer: correlation with progesterone receptors and other clinicopathological features. Hum Pathol 30:436-442, 1999
Citations : 56
Impact factor:3,322

3.L.NAKOPOULOU, D.TSITSIMELIS, A.CH.LAZARIS, A.TZONOU, H.GAKIOPOU­LOU, CH.DIKOGLOU, P.S.DAVARIS. Nm-23, c-erbB-2 and progesterone receptor expression in invasive breast cancer: correlation with clinicopathologic parameters. Cancer Detection and Prevention 23:297-308, 1999
Citations : 13
Impact factor: 1,951

4. L.NAKOPOULOU, N.MANOLAKI, A.LAZARIS, S.KOSTARIDOU, H.GAKIOPOU­LOU, P.DAVARIS, C.KAT­TA­MIS. Tissue immunodetection of c100 hepatitis C virus
Citations : 3
Impact factor:: 0,68

5. L.NAKOPOULOU, K.STEFANAKI, CH.VOURLAKOU, N.MANOLAKI, H.GAKIO­POU­­LOU, G.MICHALO­POU­LOS. Bcl-2 protein expression in acute and chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Pathol Res Pract 195:19-24, 1999
Citations : 23
Impact factor: 1,029

6. L.NAKOPOULOU, A.ZERVAS, H.GAKIOPOULOU-GIVALOU, C.CONSTANTINIDES, G. DOU­MANIS, P.DAVARIS, C.DIMOPOULOS. Prognostic value of E-cadherin, β-catenin and p120ctn in patients with transitional cell bladder cancer. Anticancer Res 20:4571-4578, 2000
Impact factor: 1,39

7. L.NAKOPOULOU, H.GAKIOPOULOU, A.KERAMOPOULOS, I.GIANNOPOULOU, P.ATHA­NASSIADOU, J.MAVROMMATIS, P.S.DAVARIS. C-met tyrosine kinase receptor expression is associated with abnormal β-catenin expression and favorable prognostic factors in invasive breast carcinoma. Histopathology 36:313-325, 2000
Citations : 27
Impact factor :4,131

8. A.J.KARAYIANNAKIS, L.NAKOPOULOU, H.GAKIOPOULOU, A.KERAMO­POU­LOS, P.S.DAVARIS, M.PIG­NATELLI. Expression patterns of beta-catenin in in situ and invasive breast cancer. Eur J Surg Oncol 27:31-36, 2001
Citations : 24
Impact factor: 2,065

9. L.NAKOPOULOU, H.GAKIOPOULOU, A.ZERVAS, I.GIANNOPOULOU, C.CON­STANTINIDES, A.CH. LAZARIS, H.LIAPIS, G.KYRIAKOU, C.DIMOPOULOS. MMP-3 mRNA and MMP-3 and MMP-1 proteins in bladder cancer: a comparison with clinicopathologic features and survival. Appl Immunohist and Mol Morph 9:130-137, 2001
Citations : 14
Impact factor::1,487

10. L.NAKOPOULOU, I.GIANNOPOULOU, D.TRAFALIS, H.GAKIOPOULOU, A.KERA­MO­POU­LOS, P.M.DAVA­RIS. Evaluation of numerical alterations of chromosomes 1 and 17 by in situ hybridization in invasive breast carcinoma with clinicopathological parameters.Appl Immunohist and Mol Morph 10:20-28, 2002
Citations : 9
Impact factor::1,487

11.L.NAKOPOULOU, H.GAKIOPOULOU-GIVALOU, A.J.KARAYANNAKIS, I.GIANNOPOULOU, A.KERAMOPOULOS, P.DAVARIS, M.PIGNATELLI Abnormal α-catenin expression in invasive breast cancer correlates with poor patient survival. Histopathology 40:536-546, 2002
Citations : 33
Impact factor: 4,131

12. L.NAKOPOULOU, K.STEFANAKI, E.PANAYOTOPOULOU, I.GIANNOPOULOU, H.GAKIO­POULOU-GIVALOU, A.LOUVROU, P.DAVARIS Expression of the vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2/FLK-1 in breast carcinomas: Correlation with proliferation. Human Pathology 33:863-870, 2002

Citations : 53
Impact factor: 3,322

13.H.GAKIOPOULOU-GIVALOU, L.NAKOPOULOU, E.G.PANAYOTOPOULOU, A.ZERVAS, J.MAVROM­MA­TIS, A.GIANNOPOULOS Non-endothelial KDR/flk-1 expression is associated with increased survival of patients with urothelial bladder carcinomas. Histopathology 43: 272-279, 2003
Citations : 7
Impact factor: 4,131

14. GAKIOPOULOU H, NAKOPOULOU L, SIATELIS A, MAVROMMATIS I, PANAYOTOPOULOU EG, TSIRMPA I, STRAVODIMOS C, GIANNOPOULOS A. Tissue inhibitor of Μetalloproteinase-2 as a multifunctional molecule of which the expression is associated with adverse prognosis of patients with urothelial bladder carcinomas. Clin Cancer Res. 2003 Nov 15;9(15):5573-81. PMID: 14654538
Citations : 22
Impact factor: 6,488

15. RAPIDISAD, GAKIOPOULOU H, STAVRIANOSSD, VILOSGA, FARATZISG, DOUZINASEE, GIVALOS, N, PATSOURISE .Sarcomas of the head and neck. Results from the treatment of 25 patients. EurJSurgOncol. 2005Mar;31(2):177-82. PMID: 15698735
Citations :6
Impact factor:: 2,065

16. MAVROMMATIS J, MYLONA E, GAKIOPOULOU H, STRAVODIMOS C, ZERVAS A, GIANNOPOULOS A, NAKOPOULOU L.Nuclear hTERT immunohistochemical expression is associated with survival of patients with urothelial bladder cancer. AnticancerRes. 2005Jul-Aug;25(4):3109-16 PMID: 16080574
Citations : 9
Impact factor: 1,39

17. RAPIDIS AD, GIVALOS N, GAKIOPOULOU H, FARATZIS G, STAVRIANOS SD, VILOS GA, DOUZINAS EE, PATSOURIS E.Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck. Clinicopathological analysis of 23 patients and review of the literature. OralOncol. 2005 Mar; 41(3):328-35. Review
Citations :32
Impact factor : 2,928

18.KORKOLOPOULOUP, GIVALOSN, SAETTAA, GOUDOPOULOUA, GAKIOPOULOU H, THYMARAI, THOMAS-TSAGLIE, PATSOURISE.Minichromosome maintenance proteins 2 and 5 expression in muscle-invasive urothelial cancer: a multivariate survival study including proliferation markers and cell cycle regulators. HumPathol. 2005 Aug;36(8):899-907
Citations: 21
Impact factor: 3,322
19.GIVALOS N, LIAKAKOS T, MACHAIRAS A, GAKIOPOULOU H, KARATZAS GSequential recurrences of ovarian granulosa cell tumour 10 and 11 years after initial diagnosis as haemoperitoneum and subhepatic mass: a case report and review of the literature.Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 2005;26(5):572-6. Review
Citations :4
Impact factor: 0,641

20. TSELENI-BALAFOUTA S, GAKIOPOULOU H, FANOURAKIS G,VOUTSINAS G,BALAFOUTAS D,PATSOURIS E Tenascin-c protein expression and mrna splice variants in thyroid carcinoma.ExpMolPathol. 2006Apr;80(2):177-82. Epub 2005 Nov 2.
Citations : 7
Impact factor: 1,93

21. TSELENI-BALAFOUTA S, GAKIOPOULOU H, FANOURAKIS G, VOUTSINAS G, LITSIOU H, SOZOPOULOS E, BALAFOUTAS D, PATSOURIS E Fibrillin expression and localization in various types of carcinomas of the thyroid gland.Mod Pathol. 2006 May;19(5):695-700
Citations : 2
Impact factor: 4,678

22. RAPIDISAD, GIVALOSN, GAKIOPOULOU H, STAVRIANOSSD, FARATZISG, LAGOGIANNISG, KATSILIERISI, PATSOURISE.Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the salivary glands. Review of the literature and clinicopathological analysis of 18 patients.OralOncol. 2007Feb;43(2):130-6. Review
Citations : 9
Impact factor: 2,928

23. KONSTANTINIDOUAE, GIVALOSN, GAKIOPOULOU H,KORKOLOPOULOUP, KOTSIAKISX, BOVIATSISE, AGROGIANNISG, MAHERAH, PATSOURISE.Caspase-3 immunohistochemical expression is a marker of apoptosis, increased grade and early recurrence in intracranial meningiomas. Apoptosis. 2007Apr;12(4):695-705. Epub 2006 Dec 5
Citations : 6
Impact factor: 3,971

24.TSELENI-BALAFOUTAS, GAKIOPOULOU H, KAVANTZASN, AGROGIANNISG, GIVALOSN, PATSOURISE. Parathyroid proliferations: a source of diagnostic pitfalls in FNA of thyroid. CancerCytopathology 2007APR 25;111(2):130-6.
Citations : 5
Impact factor: 2,471

25. GIVALOS N, GAKIOPOULOU H, SKLIRI M, BOUSBOUKEA K, KONSTANTINIDOU AE, KORKOLOPOULOU P, LELOUDA M, KOURAKLIS G, PATSOURIS E, KARATZAS G. Replication protein A is an independent prognostic indicator with potential therapeutic implications in colon cancer.Mod Pathol. 2007 Feb;20(2):159-66.
Citations : 11
Impact factor: 4,678
26. GAKIOPOULOU H, GIVALOS N, LIAPIS G, AGROGIANNIS G, PATSOURIS E, DELLADETSIMA I. Hepatoid adenocarcinoma of the gallbladder.DigDisSci. 2007Dec;52(12):3358-62. 2007.
Impact factor: 1,583

27.LEVIDOUG, KORKOLOPOULOUP, THYMARAI, VASSILOPOULOSI, SAETTAAA, GAKIOPOULOU H, KONSTANTINIDOUA, KAIRI-VASSILATOUE, PAVLAKISK, PATSOURISE.Expression and prognostic significance of cyclin D3 in ovarian adenocarcinomas. IntJGynecolPathol. 2007Oct;26(4):410-7.
Citations : 4
Impact factor: 1,766

28. GAKIOPOULOU H, KORKOLOPOULOU P, LEVIDOU G, THYMARA I, SAETTA A, PIPERI C, GIVALOS N, VASSILOPOULOS I, VENTOURI K, TSENGA A, BAMIAS A, DIMOPOULOS MA, AGAPITOS E, PATSOURIS E. Minichromosome maintenance proteins 2 and 5 in non-benign epithelial ovarian tumours: relationship with cell cycle regulators and prognostic implications. BrJCancer. 2007Oct 22;97(8):1124-34. 2007
Citations : 2
Impact factor: 4,846

29.DIAMANTIS T, GIALIKARIS S, KONTOS M, GAKIOPOULOU C,FELEKOURAS E, PAPALOIS A, AGROGIANNIS G, PATSOURIS E, BASTOUNIS E.Comparison of safety and efficacy of ultrasonic and bipolar thermal energy: an experimental study.Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2008 Aug;18(4):384-90.
Citations : 2
Impact factor: 0,789

30. ALEXAKIS N, GAKIOPOULOU H, DIMITRIOU C, ALBANOPOULOS K, FINGERHUT A, SKALISTIRA , M, PATSOURIS E, BRAMIS J, LEANDROS E .Liver histology alterations during carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum in a porcine model. SurgEndosc. 2008 Feb;22(2):415-20.
Citations : 5
Impact factor: 3,231
31. GRINIATSOSJ, GAKIOPOULOU H, YIANNAKOPOULOUE, DIMITRIOUN, DOURIDASG, NONNIA, LIAKAKOSTH, FELEKOURASERoutinemodifiedD2 lymphadenectomyperformanceinpT1-T2N0 gastriccancerWorldJGastroenterol2009 November 28; 15(44): 5568-5572
Impact factor: 2,081

32. MANOURAS A, GENETZAKIS M,. LAGOUDIANAKIS EE, MARKOGIANNAKIS H, PAPADIMA A, AGROGIANNIS G, GAKIOPOULOU H, KEKIS P, FILIS K, PATSOURIS E Undifferentiated giant cell type carcinoma of the gallbladder with sarcomatoid dedifferentiation: a case report and review of the literature Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009, 3:6496

33. PARASKEVA P, KATSARONIS P, SPARTALIS ED, LAZARIS AC, GAKIOPOULOU H, MALLIS P, TOMOS P.Giant liposarcoma of the back with 4 types of histopathology: a case report. CasesJ2009Dec 16;2: 9339

34. IOANNIDISI, DIMO B, KARAMERIS A, TZOUMAKARI P, VILARAS G, GAKIOPOULOU H, PATSOURIS E, LAZARIS A Comparative study of the immunohistochemical expression of metalloproteinase 2, 7and 9 between clearly invsive carcinomas and “in situ” trophoblast invasion. Neoplasma 2010; 57(1): 20-28
Impact factor: 1,179

35. GAKIOPOULOU H , KORKOLOPOULOU P, PARASKEVAKOU H, MARINAKI S, VOULGARELIS M, STOFAS A, LELOUDA M, LAZARIS HA, BOLETIS J, PATSOURIS E Membranoproliferativeglomerulonephritis in the setting of multicentric angiofollicular lymph node hyperplasia (Castleman's disease)complicated by Evan's syndrome. Journal of Clinical Pathology 2010 (in press)
Impact factor:2,342