Faculty Recent Publications

Selected articles in Journals indexed by Scopus

  • Zarzycki R, Morton S.M, Charalambous C.C, Pietrosimone B, Williams G, & Snyder-Mackler L. (2021). Athletes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction demonstrate asymmetric intracortical facilitation early after surgery. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 39(1): 147-153

  • Kindred J.H., Cash J.J., Ergle J.B., Charalambous C.C., Wonsetler E.C. & Bowden M.G. (May 2021). Comparing cortico-motor hotspot identification methods in the lower extremities post-stroke: MEP amplitude vs. latency. Neuroscience Letters, 754: Art. Num. 135884

  • Schubert M., Ausserhofer D., Bragadóttir H., Rochefort C.M., Bruyneel L., Stemmer R., Andreou P., Leppée M., Palese A., on behalf of the RANCARE Consortium COST Action – CA 15208. (Feb 2021). Interventions to prevent or reduce rationing or missed nursing care: A scoping review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 77: 2 (550-564)

  • Longhini J., Papastavrou E., Efstathiou G., Andreou P., Stemmer R., Strohm C., Schubert M., de Wolf-Linder S. & Palese A. (Apr 2021). Strategies to prevent missed nursing care: An international qualitative study based upon a positive deviance approach. Journal of Nursing Management, 29(3):572 – 583

  • Constantinou C.S. (Mar 2021). “People Have to Comply with the Measures”: Covid-19 in “Risk Society”. Journal of Applied Social Science, 15(1): 3 – 11

  • Mascara M., & Constantinou C. (2021). Global perceptions of women on breast cancer and barriers to screening. Current Oncology Reports, 23(7): Art. Num. 74 doi: 10.1007/s11912-021-01069-z.

  • Toumazi D., El Dacacche S., & Constantinou C. (2021). An Unexpected Link: the Role of Mammary and Gut Microbiota on Breast Cancer Development and Management. Accepted by Oncology Reports, 45(5): Art. Num. 80 DOI: 10.3892/or.2021.8031

  • Chua I.S., Ransohoff J.R., Ehrlich O., Katznelson E., Virk Z.M., Demetriou C.A., Petrides A.K., Orav E.J., Schiff G.D. & Melanson, S.E.F. (2021) Laboratory-generated urine toxicology interpretations: A mixed methods study. Pain Physician, 24(2): E191-E201

  • Oostra A., Koutsarnakis C. & Georgalas C. (2021). Advances in vascularized flaps for skull base reconstruction. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery, 29(1): 36-43.

  • Georgalas C., Oostra A., Ahmed S., Castelnuovo P., Dallan I., van Furth W., Harvey R.J., Herman P., Kombogiorgas D., Locatelli D., Meco C., Palmer J.N. (Apr 2021). International Consensus Statement: Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea.
    International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology, 11(4): 794 – 803

  • Zachariou M., Roberts M.J., Lowet E., De Weerd P. & Hadjipapas A. (2021). Empirically constrained network models for contrast-dependent modulation of gamma rhythm in V1. NeuroImage, 229: Art. Num. 117748

  • Jian Y., Zhang X., Li X., (…), Ma L., Karanis P. (2021). Occurrence of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in wild birds from Qinghai Lake on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, China. Parasitology Research.120(2): 615–628

  • Mahmoudi M.R., Zebardast N., Masangkay F.R. & Karanis P. (Apr 2021). Detection of potentially pathogenic free-living amoebae from the Caspian Sea and hospital ward dust of teaching hospitals in Guilan, Iran. Journal of Water and Health, 19(2): 278 – 287

  • Taghipour A., Khazaei S., Ghodsian S., Shajarizadeh M., Olfatifar M., Foroutan M., Eslahi A.V., Tsiami A., Badri M. & Karanis P. (Jul 2021). Global prevalence of Cryptosporidium spp. in cats: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Research in Veterinary Science, 137: 77 – 85

  • Kolokotroni O., Mosquera M.C., Quattrocchi A., Heraclides A., Demetriou C. & Philippou E. (Dec 2021). Lifestyle habits of adults during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in Cyprus: evidence from a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health, 21(1): Art. Num. 786

  • Adams, D., Polydefkis, M., González-Duarte, A., Kyriakides T.,…Pedrosa, S., Do, T.H.T. (2021). Long-term safety and efficacy of patisiran for hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis with polyneuropathy: 12-month results of an open-label extension study. The Lancet Neurology, 20(1): 49–59.

  • Fountzilas E., Eliades A., Koliou G.-A., Achilleos A. … Patsalis P. (2021). Clinical Significance of Germline Cancer Predisposing Variants in Unselected Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Cancers, 13(2): Art. Num. 198

  • Zervides, C , Sassi, M., Sassis, L. ,Kefala-Karli, P. (May 2021). Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on radiographers in the Republic of Cyprus. A questionnaire survey. Radiography, 27(2): 419 – 424

  • Zervides C., Mahdi H., Staub R.A. & Jouni H. (Apr 2021). Prosthetic venous valves: Short history and advancements from 2012 to 2020. Phlebology, 36(3): 174 – 183

  • Hadjianastassiou V.G., Soloukides A. & Prikis M. (Feb 2021). The Emergence and Development of Solid Organ Transplantation in the Republic of Cyprus. Transplantation, 105(2): 267-270. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000003386

  • Georgevici A.-I., Kyprianou T., Herzog-Niescery J., Procopiuc L., Loganathan S., Weber T.P. & Bellgardt M. (2021). Negative drift of sedation depth in critically ill patients receiving constant minimum alveolar concentration of isoflurane, sevoflurane, or desflurane: a randomized controlled trial. Critical Care, 25(1): Art. Num. 141

  • Philippou E., Petersson S.D., Rodomar C. & Nikiphorou E. (2021). Rheumatoid arthritis and dietary interventions: systematic review of clinical trials. Nutrition reviews, 79(4): 410 – 428

  • Hallit S., Sacre H., Kheir N., Hobeika E., Hallit R., Waked M. & Salameh P. (2021). Hygiene hypothesis: association between hygiene and asthma among preschool children in Lebanon. Allergologia et immunopathologia, 49(1):135-145

  • Obeid S., Haddad C., Fares K., Malaeb D., Sacre H., Akel M., Salameh P. & Hallit S. (2021). Correlates of emotional intelligence among Lebanese adults: the role of depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, alcohol use disorder, alexithymia and work fatigue.BMC Psychology, 9(1):Art. Num. 18

  • Dib J.E., Haddad C., Sacre H., Akel M., Salameh P., Obeid S. & Hallit S. (Dec 2021) Factors associated with problematic internet use among a large sample of Lebanese adolescents. BMC Pediatrics, 21(1): Art. Num. 148

  • Abbas Z., Eiden C., Salameh P. & Peyriere H. (Aug. 2021). Substance use among refugees in three Lebanese camps: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Drug Policy, 94: Art. Num. 103204

  • Awad E., Haddad C., Sacre H., Hallit R., Soufia M., Salameh P., Obeid S. & Hallit S. (Dec 2021) Correlates of bullying perpetration among Lebanese adolescents: a national study. BMC PediatricsOpen Access, 21(1): Art. Num. 204

  • Haddad C., Salameh P., Hallit S., Obeid S., Haddad G., Clement J.P. & Calvet B. (Dec 2021). Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Arabic version of the BACS scale (the brief assessment of cognition in schizophrenia) among chronic schizophrenic inpatients. BMC Psychiatry, 21(1): Art. Num. 223

  • Iskandar K., Roques C., Hallit S., Husni-Samaha R., Dirani N., Rizk R., Abdo R., Yared Y., Matta M., Mostafa I., Matta R. & Salameh P. (Dec. 2021). The healthcare costs of antimicrobial resistance in Lebanon: a multi-centre prospective cohort study from the payer perspective. BMC Infectious Diseases, 21(1): Art. Num. 404

  • Akiki Z., Saadeh D., Farah R., Hallit S., Sacre H., Hosseini H. & Salameh P. (Dec 2021). Asthma prevalence and associated factors among lebanese adults: the first national survey. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 21(1): Art. Num. 162

  • Vyrides N., Douka V., Gavriilaki E., (…), Anagnostopoulos A., Kokoris S.I. (2021). Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and myelodysplastic syndrome: Disappearance of cytogenetic abnormalities. Cancer Genetics, 250-251:1-5.

  • Stella S., Andrew B. & Gidaris D. (Feb 2021). Beware the inhaled steroids or corticophobia? Swiss Medical Weekly, 151(5-6): Art. Num. w20450

  • Stabouli S., Chrysaidou K., Chainoglou A., Gidaris D., Kotsis V. & Zafeiriou D. (2021). Uric Acid Associates with Executive Function in Children and Adolescents with Hypertension. Hypertension, Art. Num. 16761: 1737-1744

  • Haddad C., Salameh P., Sacre H., Clement J.-P. & Calvet B. (2021). General description of cognitive deficits in schizophrenia and assessment tools in Lebanon: A scoping review. Schizophrenia Research: Cognition, 25: Art. Num. 100199

  • Kasrine Al Halabi C., Obeid S., Sacre H., Akel M., Hallit R., Salameh P. & Hallit S. (2021). Attitudes of Lebanese adults regarding COVID-19 vaccination. BMC Public Health, 21 (1): Art. Num. 998

  • Economou M., Kolokotroni O., Paphiti-Demetriou I., Kouta C., Lambrinou E., Hadjigeorgiou E., Hadjiona V. & Middleton N. (2021). The association of breastfeeding self-efficacy with breastfeeding duration and exclusivity: longitudinal assessment of the predictive validity of the Greek version of the BSES-SF tool. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 21 (1): Art. Num. 421

  • Lourbopoulos A., Mourouzis I., Xinaris C., Zerva N., Filippakis K., Pavlopoulos A. & Pantos C. (2021). Translational Block in Stroke: A Constructive and “Out-of-the-Box” Reappraisal. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 15: Art. Num. 652403

  • Zeenny R.M., Dimassi A., Sacre H., […] Hallit S., Salameh P. (2021). A cross-sectional survey on community pharmacists readiness to fight COVID-19 in a developing country: knowledge, attitude, and practice in Lebanon. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice, 14(1): Art. Num. 51

  • Haidar L., AlHarfany H., Cherri S.G., [….] Salameh P. & Hosseini, H. (Jul 2021). Evaluation of hypertension treatment in acute ischemic stroke. Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthOpen AccessVolume 11: Art. Num. 100776

  • Malaeb D., Hallit S., Al Harfany H., […] Salameh P. & Hosseini H. (2021). Effect of Sociodemographic Factors, Concomitant Disease States, and Measures Performed in the Emergency Department on Patient Disability in Ischemic Stroke: Retrospective Study from Lebanon. Stroke Research and Treatment, 2021: Art. Num. 5551558

  • Khazaal W., Taliani M., Boutros C. […] Salameh P., Sadier N.S. (2021) Psychological Complications at 3 Months Following Stroke: Prevalence and Correlates Among Stroke Survivors in Lebanon. Frontiers in Psychology, 12: Art. Num. 663267

  • Loizou L., Demetriou A., Erdman F., Borkhardt A., Brozou T., Sharp L. & McNallye R. (2021). Increasing incidence and survival of paediatric and adolescent thyroid cancer in Cyprus 1998–2017: A population-based study from the Cyprus Pediatric Oncology Registry. Cancer Epidemiology, 74: Art. Num. 101979

  • El Ayoubi L.M., El Masri J., Machaalani M., El Hage S. & Salameh P. (2021). Contribution of Arab world in transplant research: A PubMed-based bibliometric analysis. Transplant Immunology, 68: Art. Num. 101432

  • Merhy G., Azzi V., Salameh P., Obeid S. & Hallit S. (2021). Anxiety among Lebanese adolescents: scale validation and correlates. BMC Pediatrics, 21(1): Art. Num. 288

  • Fteropoulli T., Kalavana T.V., Yiallourou A., Karaiskakis M. […] Hadjioannou A., Nikolopoulos G.K. (2021) Beyond the physical risk: Psychosocial impact and coping in healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Clinical Nursing. Open Access

  • Souheil H., Clara R., Hala S., Mirna W. & Pascale S. (2021). The Preschool Asthma Risk Factors Scale: A Predictive Tool For Asthma And Respiratory Symptoms Among Preschool Children In Lebanon. Allergologia et Immunopathologia, 49(4): 38-46

  • Chadjikyprianou A., Hadjivassiliou M., Papacostas S. & Constantinidou F. (2021). The Neurocognitive Study for the Aging: Longitudinal Analysis on the Contribution of Sex, Age, Education and APOE ɛ4 on Cognitive Performance. Frontiers in Genetics, 12: Art. Num. 680531

  • Haddad C., Zakhour M., Siddik G., Haddad R., Sacre H. & Salameh P. (2021). COVID- 19 outbreak: Does confinement have any impact on weight change perception? Nutrition Clinique et Metabolisme, 35(2): 137 – 143

  • Hallit S., Obeid S., Sacre H., Akel M., Khoury A. & Salameh P. (2021). Adaptation of the Young Adults’ Cigarette Dependence (YACD) Scale for the development and validation of the Adolescent Cigarette Dependence Scale (ACDS). Environmental Science and Pollution, 28(22): 28407 – 28414

  • Gidaris D., Stabouli S., Eleftheriou K., Cassimos D., Urquhart D., Kotsis V. & Zafeiriou D. (2021) Subjective sleep-related breathing disorders and executive function in children with intermittent or mild persistent asthma. Clinical Respiratory Journal, 15(7): 794 – 799

  • Agarwal A., Finelli R., Panner Selvam M.K., Leisegang K., Majzoub A., Tadros N., Ko E., Parekh N., Henkel R., […] Tanos V. et al (2021). A global survey of reproductive specialists to determine the clinical utility of oxidative stress testing and antioxidant use in male infertility. World Journal of Men’s Health, 39 Open Access

  • Golomazou E., Malandrakis E.E., Panagiotaki P. & Karanis P. (2021). Cryptosporidium in fish: Implications for aquaculture and beyond. Water Research, 201: Art. Num. 117357

  • Zoe N., Antigoni S., Christodoulos L. […] Zervides C. & Ilana K. (2021). Cherubism treated with intranasal calcitonin: A case report and literature review. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases, 7(3): Art. Num. 100225

  • Chrysostomou A.C., Vrancken B., Koumbaris G. […] Patsalis P.P. & Kostrikis L.G. (2021) A comprehensive molecular epidemiological analysis of sars-cov-2 infection in cyprus from april 2020 to january 2021: Evidence of a highly polyphyletic and evolving epidemic. Viruses, 13(6): Art. Num. 1098

  • Kho J., Mandal A.K.J., Geraldes R., Tuzlali H., Boyd E., Nortley R. & Missouris C.G. (2021) COVID-19 encephalitis and Wernicke’s encephalopathy. Journal of Medical Virology, 93(9): 5248 – 5251.

  • Constantinou C.S., Ng A.T., Becker C.B., Zadeh P.E. & Papageorgiou, A. (2021) The use of interpreters in medical education: A narrative literature review. Societies, 11(3): Art. Num. 70

  • Lambrianides S., Kinnis E., Cleanthous M. […] Leonidou E. & Kyriakides T. (2021) A Case of Combined Central and Peripheral Demyelination Associated With Antineurofascin 155 Antibodies and Paternal History of Multiple Sclerosis. The neurologist, 26(4): 156-159

  • Agache I., Song Y., Alonso-Coello P., Vogel Y., Rocha C., Solà I., Santero M., Akdis C., Akdis M., Canonica G.W., Chivato T., del Giacco S., Eiwegger T., Fokkens W., Georgalas C. […] Wang D.Y. (2021). Efficacy and safety of treatment with biologicals for severe chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps: A systematic review for the EAACI guidelines. Allergy: European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 76 (8): 2337 – 2353

  • Arosio A.D., Valentini M., Canevari F.R., […] Georgalas C., Castelnuovo P. & Turri-Zanoni M. (2020). Endoscopic Endonasal Prelacrimal Approach: Radiological Considerations, Morbidity, and Outcomes. Laryngoscope, 131 (8): 1715 – 1721

  • Mandal A.K., Wenban C., Heer R.S., Baktash V. & Missouris C.G. (2021). Does Vitamin D have a role to play in Covid-19 in the dexamethasone era?. Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews, 15(5): Art. Num. 102237

  • Wenban C., Heer R.S., Baktash V. […], Mandal A.K.J. & Missouris C.G. (2021). Dexamethasone treatment may mitigate adverse effects of vitamin D deficiency in hospitalized Covid-19 patients. Journal of Medical Virology, Open Access

  • Zervides C., Nohra O., Hunduma G., Thomas N.W. & Samia R. (2021). 2006 to 2019 Story; percutaneously implantable aortic valve prototypes. Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 16(1): Art. Num. 223

  • Taga M., Charalambous C.C., Raju S., Lin J., Zhang Y., Stern E., & Schambra H.S. (2021). Corticoreticulo-spinal tract neurophysiology in an arm and hand muscle in healthy and chronic stroke subjects. Journal of Physiology, 599(16): 3955 – 3971

  • Efstratiou A., Karanis G. & Karanis P. (2021). Tick-borne pathogens and diseases in Greece. Microorganisms, 9(8): Art. Num. 1732.

  • Bizymi N., Pitsidianakis G., Ierodiakonou D., […], Antoniou K.M. & Tzanakis N. (2021). Case Report: Diagnosis of Myelodysplastic Syndrome in a 72-Year-Old Female With Interstitial Lung Disease. Frontiers in Medicine, 8: Art. Num. 673573.

  • Chairta P.P., Hadjisavvas A., Georgiou A.N., […], Demetriou C.A, .. Michailidou K., Zamba-Papanicolaou E. (2021). Prediction of parkinson’s disease risk based on genetic profile and established risk factors. Genes, 12(8): Art. Num. 1278

  • Mamedova S. & Karanis P. (2021). Cryptosporidium spp. infections in livestock and wild animals in Azerbaijan territory. Journal of Water and Health, 19(4): 545-562

  • Nicolaou P.A. (2021). Sex differences in heart failure medications targeting the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. European Journal of Pharmacology, 897: Art. Num. 173961

  • Vaidakis D., Sertedaki E., Karageorgiou V. & Siristatidis C.S. (2021). Autologous platelet-rich plasma for assisted reproduction. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2021(2): Art. Num. CD013875

  • Patel N., Chong K.W., Yip A.Y.G., Ierodiakonou D., Bartra J., Boyle R.J. & Turner P.J. (2021). Use of multiple epinephrine doses in anaphylaxis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Open Access

  • Spernovasilis N., Ierodiakonou D., Spanias C., Mathioudaki A., Ioannou P., Petrakis E.C., Kofteridis D.P. (2021). Doctors’ perceptions, attitudes and practices towards the management of multidrug-resistant organism infections after the implementation of an antimicrobial stewardship programme during the covid-19 pandemic. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, 6(1): Art. Num. 20

  • Pinnawala N.U., Thrastardottir T.O. & Constantinou C. (2021). Keeping a balance during the pandemic: the important role of micronutrients in preventing infection and reducing the complications of COVID-19. Current Nutrition Reports, 10(3): 200 – 210

  • Davidson M., Levi L., Park J., Nastas I., Ford L., Rassnick S., Canuso C., Davis J.M. & Weiser M. (2021). The effects of JNJ-39393406 a positive allosteric nicotine modulator on mood and cognition in patients with unipolar depression: A double-blind, add-on, placebo-controlled trial. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 51: 33 – 42

  • Constantinou C.S., Mavromoustakis C., Philippou A. & Mastorakis G. (2021). Piloting Intelligent Methodologies for Assisted Living Technology Through a Mixed Research Approach: The VINCI Project in Cyprus. Internet of Things, 501 – 511

  • Brizi V., Buttò S., Cerullo D., Michele Lavecchia A., Rodrigues-Diez R., Novelli R., Corna D., Benigni A., Remuzzi G. & Xinaris C. (2021). Human iPSC-derived neural crest stem cells can produce EPO and induce erythropoiesis in anemic mice. Stem Cell Research, 55: Art. Num. 102476

  • London N.R., Jr., AlQahtani A., Barbosa S., Castelnuovo P., Locatelli D., Stamm A., Cohen-Gadol A.A., Elbosraty H., Casiano R., Morcos J., Pasquini E., Frank G., Mazzatenta D., Barkhoudarian G., Griffiths C., Kelly D., Georgalas C., Janakiram T.N., Nicolai P., Prevedello D.M. & Carrau R.L. (2021). Characterization of outcomes and practices utilized in the management of internal carotid artery injury not requiring definitive endovascular management. Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology, 6(4): 634 – 640

  • Hallit S., Barrada J.R., Salameh P., […] Roncero M. & Obeid S. (2021). The relation of orthorexia with lifestyle habits: Arabic versions of the Eating Habits Questionnaire and the Dusseldorf Orthorexia Scale. Journal of Eating Disorders, 9(1): Art. Num. 102

  • Hoteit M., Al-Atat Y., Joumaa H., […] Salameh P. & Al-Jawaldeh A. (2021). Exploring the impact of crises on food security in lebanon: Results from a national cross-sectional study. Sustainability (Switzerland), 13(16): Art. Num. 8753

  • Malaeb D., Akel M., Sacre H., […], Hallit S. & Salameh P. (2021). Association between cumulative cigarette and Waterpipe smoking and symptoms of dependence in Lebanese adults. BMC Public Health, 21(1): Art. Num. 1583.

  • Mohsen H., Yazbeck N., Al-Jawaldeh A., […] Salameh P. & Hoteit M. (2021). Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to dietary supplementation, before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: Findings from a cross-sectional survey in the lebanese population. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(16): Art. Num. 8856.

  • Hallit S., Obeid S., Sacre H. & Salameh P.(2021). Lebanese Waterpipe Dependence Scale (LWDS-11) validation in a sample of Lebanese adolescents. BMC Public Health, 21(1): Art. Num. 1627

  • Zakhour M., Haddad C., Sacre H., Fares K., Akel M., Obeid S., Salameh P. & Hallit S. (2021). Suicidal ideation among Lebanese adults: scale validation and correlates. BMC Psychiatry, 21(1): Art. Num. 100

  • El Othman R., Touma E., El Othman R., Haddad C., Hallit R., Obeid S., Salameh P. & Hallit S. (2021). COVID-19 pandemic and mental health in Lebanon: a cross-sectional study. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, 25(2): 152 – 163

  • Malaeb D., Hallit S., Sacre H., Rahme C., Malaeb B., Hallit R. & Salameh P. (2021). Preconception exposure to over-the-counter medications and antibiotics and the risk of childhood asthma in Lebanon: A cross-sectional study. Allergologia et immunopathologia, 49(2): 104-112

  • Hajj A., Azzo C., Hallit S., Salameh P., Sacre H., Abdou F., Naaman N. & Khabbaz L.R. (2021). Assessment of drug-prescribing perception and practice among dental care providers: A cross-sectional lebanese study. Pharmacy Practice, 19(1): Art. Num. 2234

  • Iskandar K., Molinier L., Hallit S., Sartelli M., Hardcastle T.C., Haque M., Lugova H., Dhingra S., Sharma P., Islam S., Mohammed I., Naina Mohamed I., Hanna P.A., Hajj S.E., Jamaluddin N.A.H., Salameh P., Roques C. (2021). Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in low- and middle-income countries: a scattered picture. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 10(1): Art. Num. 63

  • Ramia E., Zeenny R.M., Hallit S. & Salameh P. (2021). A population-based study of self-reported adverse drug events among Lebanese outpatients. Scientific Reports, 11(1): Art. Num. 7921

  • Fouzas S., Gidaris D., Karantaglis N., Opsimos H., Alexopoulos E.I., Douros K., […] Theofanis T., Rozalia V., Aggeliki V., Panayiotis Y., the Hellenic Pediatric Respiratory Society (2021). Pediatric Pulmonary Function Testing in COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond. A Position Statement From the Hellenic Pediatric Respiratory Society. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 9: Art. Num. 673322

  • Zeenny R.M., Akel M., Hajj A., Sacre H., Hallit S. & Salameh P. (2021). Descriptive assessment of graduates’ perceptions of pharmacy-related competencies based on the lebanese pharmacy core competencies framework. Pharmacy Practice, 19(2): Art. Num. 2320

  • Zepeda-Ortega B., Goh A., Xepapadaki P., Sprikkelman A., Nicolaou N., Hernandez R.E.H., Latiff A.H.A., Yat M.T., Diab M., Hussaini B.A., Setiabudiawan B., Kudla U., van Neerven R.J.J., Muhardi L. & Warner J.O. (2021). Strategies and Future Opportunities for the Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management of Cow Milk Allergy. Frontiers in immunology, 12: 608372

  • Nassar C.M. & Salameh P. (2021). Association between type 2 diabetes mellitus and health literacy, behavioral and environmental risk factors in Lebanon: A case-control study. Journal of Health and Social Sciences, 6(1): 103 – 114

  • Haddad C., Salameh P., Hallit S., Sacre H., Clément J.-P. & Calvet B. (2021). Self-assessment of social cognition in a sample of Lebanese in-patients with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research: Cognition, 26: Art. Num. 100207

  • Sacre H., Akel M., Zeenny R.M., Hajj A., Hallit S. & Salameh P. (2021). Pharmacy education, workforce, practice, and sciences in Lebanon: Benchmarking with the fip development goals. Pharmacy Education, 21(1): 105 – 120

  • Tobias E.S., Avram E., Calapod P. […], Patsalis P., Prokopenko I., Soares C.A., Tobias A.P., Newman W.G. (2021) The Role of the European Society of Human Genetics in Delivering Genomic Education. Frontiers in Genetics, 12: Art. Num. 693952

  • Weiser M., Zamora D., Levi, L., […] Davidson M. & Davis J.M. (2021). Adjunctive Aspirin vs Placebo in Patients with Schizophrenia: Results of Two Randomized Controlled Trials. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 47(4): 1077 – 1087

  • Bowcut J., Levi L., Livnah O., […] Davidson M., Davis J.M. & Weiser M. (2021). Misreporting of Results of Research in Psychiatry. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 47(5): 1254 – 1260

  • Abdul K.S.M., Faiz N., Jovanović A. & Tan W. (2021) Isosteviol protects h9c2 cells against hypoxia-reoxygenation by activating erk1/2. Cardiovascular and Hematological Disorders – Drug Targets, 21(1): 73-77

  • Spernovasilis N., Markaki I., Papadakis M., Mazonakis N. & Ierodiakonou D. (2021)Mediterranean spotted fever: Current knowledge and recent advances. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, 6(4): Art. Num. 172

  • Kossenas K. & Constantinou C. (2021) Epidemiology, Molecular Mechanisms, and Clinical Trials: an Update on Research on the Association Between Red Meat Consumption and Colorectal Cancer. Current Nutrition Reports.

  • Gountas I., Quattrocchi A., Mamais I. […] Fokianos K. & Nikolopoulos G. (2021) Effect of public health interventions during the first epidemic wave of COVID-19 in Cyprus: a modelling study. BMC Public Health, 21(1): Art. Num. 1898

  • Liu T.F.D., Philippou E., Kolokotroni O., Siakallis G., Rahima K. & Constantinou C. (2021) Gut and airway microbiota and their role in COVID-19 infection and pathogenesis: a scoping review. Infection, Open Access.

  • Weiser M., Davis J.M., Brown C.H. […] Davidson M. & Kreyenbuhl J. (2021). Differences in Antipsychotic Treatment Discontinuation Among Veterans With Schizophrenia in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The American journal of psychiatry, 178(10): 932–940

  • Spinos D., Kalamatianos T., Terzakis D., Piagkou M. & Georgalas C. (2021) Treatment strategies for inverted papillomas with intracranial or intraorbital involvement. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 135(10): 904–910

  • Helfer B., Leonardi-Bee J., Mundell A., Parr C., Ierodiakonou D. […] Bero L. & Boyle R.J. (2021) Conduct and reporting of formula milk trials: Systematic review. The BMJ, 375: Art. Num. n2202

  • Selvatici R., Rossi R., Fortunato F. […] Kyriakides T. […] Lu Z. & Ferlini A. (2021) Ethnicity-related DMD genotype landscapes in European and non-European countries. Neurology: Genetics, 7(1): Art. Num. e536

  • Haddad C., Sacre H., Bou Malhab S., […], Abou Tayeh C. & Salameh P. (2021) A cross-sectional study of COVID-19-related bullying in a sample of Lebanese adults: scale validation, correlates, and mediating effect of fear and anxiety. BMC Psychology, 9 (1): Art. Num. 137

  • Tziakouri A., Tsangari H. & Michaelides C. (2021) Assessment of the Effect of Erenumab on Efficacy and Quality-of-Life Parameters in a Cohort of Migraine Patients With Treatment Failure in Cyprus. Frontiers in Neurology, 12: Art. Num. 687697

  • Gradisek P., Carrara G., Antiga L. […] Kyprianou T. […] Nattino G. & Bertolini G. (2021) Prognostic Value of a Combination of Circulating Biomarkers in Critically Ill Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: Results from the European CREACTIVE Study. Journal of Neurotrauma, 38(19): 2667-2676

  • Hammoudi S.F., Mreydem H.W., Ali B.T.A., […] Hallit S. & Salameh P. (2021) Smartphone screen time among university students in lebanon and its association with insomnia, bedtime procrastination, and body mass index during the covid-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional study. Psychiatry Investigation, 18(9): 871 – 878

  • Obeid S., Al Karaki G., Haddad C., […] Salameh P. & Hallit S. (2021) Association between parental divorce and mental health outcomes among Lebanese adolescents: results of a national study. BMC Pediatrics, 21(1): Art. Num. 455

  • Mansour S., Youness M., Cherri S., Salameh P. […] Malaeb D. & Hosseini H. (2021) Assessment of the incidence and risk factors of early poststroke seizures in Lebanese patients. Brain and Behavior.

  • Zakhour M., Haddad C., Salameh P. […] Obeid S. & Hallit S. (2021) Association Between Parental Divorce and Anger, Aggression, and Hostility in Adolescents: Results of a National Lebanese Study. Journal of Family Issues.

  • Haddad C., Bou Malhab S., Malaeb D. […] Mourtada V. & Salameh P. (2021) Stigma toward people with COVID-19 among the Lebanese population: a cross-sectional study of correlates and mediating effects. BMC Psychology, 9(1): Art. Num. 164

  • Bou Malhab S., Sacre H., Malaeb D. […] Haddad C. & Salameh P. (2021) Factors related to autonomy among Lebanese women: a web-based cross-sectional study. BMC Women’s Health, 21(1): Art. Num. 369

Selected books

  • Georgalas C. & Sama A. (Nov 2021). The Frontal Sinus Surgical Approaches and Controversies. Thieme Medical Publishers.

Selected chapters in books

  • Constantinou C.S., Gurung T., Motamedian H., Mavromoustakis C., Mastorakis G. (2021). New Ambient Assisted Living Technology: A Narrative Review. In N. Magaia, G. Mastorakis, C. Mavromoustakis, E. Pallis, E.K. Markakis (Eds.), Intelligent Technologies for Internet of Vehicles. Cham: Springer. 487-499.

  • Constantinou C.S., Mavromoustakis C., Philippou A. & Mastorakis G. (2021). Piloting Intelligent Methodologies for Assisted Living Technology Through a Mixed Research Approach: The VINCI Project in Cyprus. Internet of Things (Technology, Communications and Computing). Springer, Cham.: 501 – 511

Selected articles in journals indexed by Scopus

  • Constantinou C., Charalambous C. & Kanakis D. (2020). Vitamin E and cancer: an update on the emerging role of γ and δ tocotienols. European Journal of Nutrition, 59(3): 845-857 doi.org/10.1007/s00394-019-01962-1.

  • Constantinou C., Charalambous C., Kanakis D., Kolokotroni O., Constantinou I. A. (2020 Jul). Update on the Anti-Cancer Potency of Tocotrienols and α-Tocopheryl Polyethylene Glycol 1000 Succinate on Leukemic Cell Lines. Nutrition and Cancer, 22:1-7 doi: 10.1080/01635581.2020.1797128.

  • Constantinou C., Kolokotroni O., Mosquera MC., Heraclides A., Demetriou C., Karayiannis P., Quattrocchi A., Charalambous A. (Jul 2020). Developing a holistic contingency plan: Challenges and dilemmas for cancer patients during the COVID-19. Cancer Medicine, 9(17): 6082-6092 doi.org/10.1002/cam4.3271

  • Toumazi D. & Constantinou C. (2020). A Fragile Balance: the important role of Intestinal Microbiota in the Prevention and Management of Colorectal Cancer. Oncology, 98: 593-602 doi: 10.1159/000507959.

  • Raptopoulos Z. & Constantinou C. (2020). The Effect of Exercise on the Alleviation of Side Effects Induced by Aromatase Inhibitors in Postmenopausal Breast Cancer patients. Current Oncology Reports, 22: Art. Num. 110 doi.org/10.1007/s11912-020-00971-2.

  • Vasincu A., Neophytou C.M., Luca S.V., Skalicka-Woźniak K., Miron A. & Constantinou A.I. (2020). 6-O-(3″, 4″-di-O-trans-cinnamoyl)-α-l-rhamnopyranosylcatalpol and verbascoside: Cytotoxicity, cell cycle kinetics, apoptosis, and ROS production evaluation in tumor cells. Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology, 34(3): Art. Num.  e22443 doi.org/10.1002/jbt.22443

  • Levi L., Bar Haim M., […]  Davidson M., […]  Kahn R. & Weiser M. (2020). Duration of untreated psychosis and response to treatment: an analysis of response in the OPTiMiSE cohort. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 32:131-135.

  • Strauss G.P., Zamani-Esfahlani F., Sayama H., Kirkpatrick B., Opler M., Saoud J.B., Davidson M. & Luthringer R. (2020). Network analysis indicates that avolition is the most central domain for the successful treatment of negative symptoms: Evidence from the roluperidone clinical trial. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 46(4): 964–970.

  • Davidson M. & Gabos C. (2020). Do DSM classifications help or hinder drug development. Dialogues in Clinical Neurosciences, 22(1): 73-79.

  • Chua I., Petrides A.K., Schiff G.D., Ransohoff J.R., Kantartjis M., Streid J., Demetriou C.A. & Melanson S.E.F. (2020). Provider Misinterpretation, Documentation, and Follow-Up of Definitive Urine Drug Testing Results. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 35(1):283-290 doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05514-5

  • Vineis P., Demetriou A. C. & Probst-Hensch N. (2020). Long-term effects of air pollution: an exposome meet-in-the-middle approach. International Journal of Public Health, 65(2): 125-127.

  • Chairta P., Psarelis S., Michailidou K., Demetriou C., Symeonidou S., Nicolaou, P. & Christodoulou K. (2020). Genetic Susceptibility to Systemic Sclerosis in the Greek-Cypriot Population: A Pilot Study. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers, 24(5): 309–317.

  • Nicolaou O., Sokratous K., Makowska Z., Morell M., De Groof A., Montigny P., Hadjisavvas A., Michailidou K., Oulas A., Spyrou G.M., Demetriou C., Alarcón-Riquelme M.E., Psarellis S., Kousios A., Lauwerys B. & Kyriacou K. (2020). Proteomic analysis in lupus mice identifies Coronin-1A as a potential biomarker for lupus nephritis. Arthritis Research and Therapy, 22(1): Art. Num. 147.

  • Bassiouni A., Paramasivan S. […] Georgalas C., Harvey R.J., Hwang P.H., Luong A.U., Schlosser R.J., Tantilipikorn P., Tewfik M.A., Vreugde S., Wormald P.J., Caporaso J.G. & Psaltis A.J. (2020). Microbiotyping the Sinonasal Microbiome. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 10: Art. Num. 137 doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2020.00137

  • Georgalas C., Terzakis D., Tsikna M., Alatzidou Z., De Santi S., Seccia V. & Dallan I. (2020). Ecchordosis physaliphora: A cautionary tale. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 134(1): 46-51 doi: 10.1017/S0022215119002512

  • Nasta M.S., Chatzinakis V.A. & Georgalas C.C. (2020). Updates on current evidence for biologics in chronic rhinosinusitis. Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, 28(1): 18-24 doi: 10.1097/MOO.0000000000000594

  • Mitsis G.D., Anastasiadou M.N., Christodoulakis M., Papathanasiou E.S., Papacostas S.S. & Hadjipapas A. (2020). Functional brain networks of patients with epilepsy exhibit pronounced multiscale periodicities, which correlate with seizure onset. Hum Brain Mapp., 41(8):2059-2076 doi:10.1002/hbm.24930

  • Delatycki M.B., Alkuraya F., Archibald A., Castellani C., Cornel M., Grody W.W., Henneman L., Ioannides A.S., Kirk E., Laing N., Lucassen A., Massie J., Schuurmans J., Thong M.-K., van Langen I. & Zlotogora J. (2020). International perspectives on the implementation of reproductive carrier screening. Prenatal Diagnosis, 40(3): 301–310.

  • Martinelli S., Pannone L., Lissewski C., Brinkmann J., Flex E., Schanze D., Calligari P., Anselmi M., Pantaleoni F., Canale V.C., Radio F.C., Ioannides A., Rahner N., Schanze I., Josifova D., Bocchinfuso G., Ryten M., Stella L., Tartaglia M. & Zenker M. (2020). Pathogenic PTPN11 variants involving the poly-glutamine Gln255-Gln256-Gln257 stretch highlight the relevance of helix B in SHP2’s functional regulation. Human Mutation, 41(6): 1171–1182.

  • Zhang X., Lu Z., Abdul K.S.M., Ma C, Tan K.S, Jovanovic A. & Tan W. (2020). Isosteviol sodium protects heart embryonic H9c2 cells against oxidative stress by activating Akt/GSK-3β signaling pathway. Pharmazie, 75: 36-40.

  • Jovanović A. (2020). SUR2A: How to exploit this protein to treat ischaemic heart disease? [SUR2A: Kako iskoristiti ovaj protein za terapiju ishemijske bolesti srca?. Arhiv za Farmaciju., 70: 1-9.

  • Sudhir R., Du Q., Sukhodub A., Jovanović S. & Jovanović A. (2020). Improved adaptation to physical stress in mice overexpressing SUR2A is associated with changes in the pattern of Q-T interval. Pflugers Archiv (European Journal of Physiology), 472: 683-691.

  • Masangkay F.R., Milanez G.D., Tsiami A., Hapan F.Z., Somsak V., Kotepui M., Tangpong J. & Karanis P. (2020). Waterborne protozoan pathogens in environmental aquatic biofilms:  Implications for water quality assessment strategies. Environmental Pollution, 259: Art. Num. 113903 doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2019.113903. PMID 32023789.

  •  Koyun İ., Kolören Z., Karaman Ü., Tsiami A. & Karanis P. (2020). Acanthamoeba spp. in river water samples of Black Sea, Turkey. Journal of Water and Health, 18 (2): 186–199.

  • Masangkay F.R., Milanez G.D., Tsiami A., Somsak V., Kotepui M., Tangpong J. & Karanis P. (2020). First report of Cryptosporidium hominis in a freshwater sponge. The Science of the Total Environment, 700: Art.Num. 134447

  • Mahmoudi M.R., Mahdavi F., Ashrafi K., Forghanparast K., Rahmati B., Mirzaei A., Atrkar Roshan Z. & Karanis P. (2020). Report of Giardia assemblages and giardiasis in residents of Guilan province-Iran. Parasitology Research, 119(3):Art.Num. 1083-1091.

  • Milanez G., Masangkay F., Hapan F., Bencito T., Lopez M., Soriano J., Ascaño A., Lizarondo L., Santiago J., Somsak V., Kotepui M., Tsiami A., Tangpong J. & Karanis, P. (2020) Detection of Acanthamoeba spp. in two major water reservoirs in the Philippines. Parasitology International, 18 (2): 118–126.

  • Li X., Zhang X., Jian Y., Wang G., Ma L., Schou C. & Karanis P. (2020). Detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts in vegetables from street markets from the Qinghai Tibetan Plateau Area in China. Parasitology Research, 119(6): 1847–1855.

  • Sakkas H., Economou V., Bozidis P., Gousia P., Papadopoulou C. & Karanis P. (2020). Detection of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in foods of plant origin in North-Western Greece. Journal of Water and Health, 18(4):574-578.

  • Mahmoudi M.R, Hasani H., Tsiami A., Ashrafi K., Johnson P., Sharifdini M. & Karanis P. (2020). Intestinal protozoan and helminthic infections among hemodialysis and cancer patients. Parasitol Research, 119(9): 3053-3059.

  • Saadat F., Mahmoudi M.R., Rajabi E., Roshan Z.A., Shad B.M. & Karanis P. (2020). Seroepidemiology and Associated Risk Factors of Toxoplasma gondii in Hemodialysis Patients. Acta Parasitologica, 65(4): 906-912.

  • Pazoki H., Niyyati M., Javanmard E., Lasjerdi Z., Spotin A., Mirjalali H. & Karanis P. (2020). Isolation of N. philippinensis and N. americana strains from irrigation waters of farmland soils in Iran. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 27(19): 24568-24573.

  • Javanmard E., Mirsamadi S. E., Olfatifar M., Ghasemi E.,  Saki F.,  Mirjalali H., Zali R. M. & Karanis P. (2020). Prevalence of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in vegetables in Iran: a nineteen-years meta-analysis review. Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering, 18(2): 1629-1641.

  • Dale J.M., Hood S.P., Bowen O., Bright H., Cutler K.L., Berry N., Almond N., Goldin R., Karayiannis P. & Rose N.J. (2020). Development of hepatic pathology in GBV-B-infected red-bellied tamarins (Saguinus labiatus). Journal of Medical Virology, 92(12): 3584–3595.

  • Katsiana A., Strimpakos Ν., Kapreli E., Kolokotroni O., Kokkaris P. & Alexandrou Ε. (2020). Cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric properties of the greek sensory profile (Sp-Gr) caregiver questionnaire. Archives of Hellenic Medicine, 37(1), pp. 34–41.

  • Kyriakides T., Angelini C., Vilchez J. & Hilton-Jones D. (2020). European Federation of the Neurological Societies guidelines on the diagnostic approach to paucisymptomatic or asymptomatic hyperCKemia. Muscle & Nerve, 61(2):E14-E5.

  • Dardiotis E., Andreou S., Aloizou A.-M., Panayiotou E., Siokas V., Ioannou M.N., Vounou E., Christodoulou K., Tanteles G.A., Michaelides D. & Kyriakides T. (2020). The frequency of central nervous system complications in the Cypriot cohort of ATTRV30M neuropathy transplanted patients. Neurological Sciences, 41(5): 1163-70.

  • Christoforou S., Christodoulou K., Anastasiadou V. & Nicolaides P. (2020). Early-onset presentation of a new subtype of beta-propeller protein-asssociated neurodegeneration (BPAN) caused by a de novo WDR45 Deletion in a 6 year-old female patient. European Journal of Medical Genetics, 63(3):103765.

  • Daly I., Nicolaou N., Williams D., Hwang F., Kirke A., Miranda E. & Nasuto S.J. (2020). Neural and physiological data from participants listening to affective music. Scientific Data, 7(1): Art.Num. 177 doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0507-6

  • Stefani S., Kousiapa I., Nicolaou N., Papathanasiou E.S., Oulas A., Fanis P., Neocleous V., Phylactou L.A., Spyrou G. M. & Papacostas S. S. (2020). Neurophysiological and Genetic Findings in Patients With Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy. Front. Integr. Neurosci., 14: Art. Num. 45 doi.org/10.3389/fnint.2020.00045

  • Kong E., Nicolaou N. & Vizcaychipi M.P. (2020). A systematic review of haemodynamic stability of closed-loop anaesthesia systems. Minerva Anestesiologica, 86(1):76-87.

  • Barchitta M., Quattrocchi A., Maugeri A., La Rosa M.C., La Mastra C., Basile G., Giuffrida G., Rinaldi F.M., Murolo G. & Agodi, A. (2020). The “obiettivo antibiotico” campaign on prudent use of antibiotics in Sicily, Italy: The pilot phase. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(9): Art. Num. 3077 doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17093077

  • Barchitta M., Maugeri A., Lio R.M.S., Quattrocchi A., Degrassi F., Catalano F., Basile G. & Agodi A. (2020). The effects of diet and dietary interventions on the quality of life among breast cancer survivors: A cross-sectional analysis and a systematic review of experimental studies. Cancers, 12(2): Art. Num. 322.

  • Pallari E., Samoutis G. & Rudd A. (2020). Re-engineering the Cypriot healthcare service system. BMC Health Services Research, 20(1): Art. Num. 293.

  • Mourouzis I., Lavecchia A.M. & Xinaris C., (2020 Jan).Thyroid hormone signalling: from the dawn of life to the bedside. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 88(1):88-103.

  • Brizi V. & Xinaris C. (2020 Jan). Lymphotoxin-Beta Receptor Signaling Is Crucial for the Vascularization of Transplanted Metanephros. American Journal of Pathology, 190(1):33-36.

  • Zervides C., Sassis L., Kefala-Karli P., Christou V., Derlagen A., Papapetrou P. & Heraclides A. (2020). Assessing radiation protection knowledge in diagnostic radiography in the Republic of Cyprus. A questionnaire survey. Radiography (Lond), 26(2):88-93 doi: 10.1016/j.radi.2019.11.003

  • Nicolaou, P.A. & El Saifi, M. (2020). The impact of using virtual patients in preclinical pharmacology teaching. Advances in physiology education, 44(3): 363-369.

  • Mohammed Abdul K.S., Rayadurgam J., Faiz N., Jovanović A. & Tan W. (2020). Cardioprotection by isosteviol derivate JC105: A unique drug property to activate ERK1/2 only when cells are exposed to hypoxia-reoxygenation. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 24: 10924- 10934.

  • Kodesh A., Sandin S., Reichenberg A., Rotstein A., Pedersen N.L., Ericsson M., Karlsson I.K., Davidson M. & Levine S.Z. (2020). Antidepressants and the Risk of Dementia: Appropriate Consideration of Confounding by Indication. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 28(4):499-500.

  • Romero-Guevara R., Ioannides A., Xinaris C.(2020). Kidney Organoids as Disease Models: Strengths, Weaknesses and Perspectives. Frontiers in Physiology, 11: Art. Num. 563981.

  • Lass A., Ma, L., Kontogeorgos I., Xueyong Z., Li X. & Karanis, P. (2020). Contamination of wastewater with Echinococcus multilocularis – possible implications for drinking water resources in the QTP China. Water Research. 170: Art.Num.115334.

  • Ahmed S.A. & Karanis P. (2020). Cryptosporidium and cryptosporidiosis: The perspective from the gulf countries. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(18): 1–34. Art. Num. 6824.

  • Milanez G.D., Masangkay F.R., Scheid P., […] Tangpong J. & Karanis P.(2020). Acanthamoeba species isolated from Philippine freshwater systems: epidemiological and molecular aspects. Parasitology Research, 119(11): 3755–3761.

  • Masangkay F.R., Milanez G.D., Somsak V., […] Tangpong J. & Karanis P. (2020). Multi-spatial contamination of environmental aquatic matrices with Cryptosporidium: a climate, health, and regulatory framework for the Philippines. Environmental Sciences Europe, 32(1): Art. Num. 121.

  • Wu S.-J., Nicolaou N. & Bogdan M. (2020). Consciousness detection in a complete locked-in syndrome patient through multiscale approach analysis. Entropy., 22(12): 1–14. Art. Num. 1411

  • Stylianou N., Samouti G. & Samoutis G. (2020). Mental Health Disorders During the COVID-19 Outbreak in Cyprus. Journal of medicine and life, 13(3): 300–305.

  • Nikitara M., Constantinou C.S., Andreou E., Latzourakis E. & Diomidous M. (2020). Views of People with Diabetes Regarding Their Experiences of the Facilitators and Barriers in Type 1 Diabetes Inpatient Care: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis.Behavioral Sciences, 10(8): Art. Num. 10080120.

  • Christodoulou C.C., Zachariou M., Tomazou M., […] Demetriou C.A., Zamba-Papanicolaou E. & Spyrou G.M. (2020). Investigating the transition of pre-symptomatic to symptomatic huntington’s disease status based on omics data. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21(19): 1–26. Art. Num. 7414.

  • Christodoulou C.C., Zamba-Papanicolaou E. & Demetriou C.A. (2020). Dietary intake, mediterranean diet adherence and caloric intake in Huntington’s disease: A review. Nutrients, 12(10): 1–25. Art. Num. 2946.

  • Sotiriou S., Pervana S., Chondromatidou S., Efstratiou I. & Kanakis D. (2020). A 55-year old male with a right fronto-parietal lesion. Brain Pathology, 30(2): 411–412.

  • Mantzouratou P., Lavecchia A.M., Novelli R. & Xinaris C. (2020).Thyroid Hormone Signalling Alteration in Diabetic Nephropathy and Cardiomyopathy: a “Switch” to the Foetal Gene Programme. Current Diabetes Reports, 20(11): 58.

  • Zervides C., Kefala-Karli P. & Sassis L. (2020). Importance of ultrasound education in undergraduate medical curriculum:  A survey study based on 1st-year medical students’ perception in the six-year M.D. program of the University of Nicosia Medical School in Cyprus. Ultrasound Quarterly, 36(4): 328–332.

  • Al Abdi T., Andreou E., Papageorgiou A., Heraclides A. & Philippou E. (2020). Personality, Chrono-nutrition and Cardiometabolic Health: A Narrative Review of the Evidence. Advances in Nutrition, 11(5):1201–1210.

  • Kindred J.H., Wonsetler E.C., Charalambous C.C., […] Kautz S.A. & Bowden M.G. (2020). Individualized Responses to Ipsilesional High-Frequency and Contralesional Low-Frequency rTMS in Chronic Stroke: A Pilot Study to Support the Individualization of Neuromodulation for Rehabilitation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 14: Art. Num. 578127.

  • Zarzycki R., Morton S.M., Charalambous C.C., […] Williams G.N., Snyder-Mackler L. (2020). Examination of corticospinal and spinal reflexive excitability during the course of postoperative rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 50(9): 516–522.

  • Zoja C., Xinaris C. & Macconi D. (2020). Diabetic Nephropathy: Novel Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 11: Art. Num. 586892.

  • Konstantinou P., Kassianos A.P., Georgiou G., Panayides A., Papageorgiou A., Almas I.,  Wozniak G. & Karekla M. (2020). Barriers, facilitators, and interventions for medication adherence across chronic conditions with the highest non-Adherence rates: A scoping review with recommendations for intervention development. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 10(6): 1390-1398.

  • Michaelides A. & Constantinou C. (2020). Integration of Psychoeducation Programmes in the Survivorship Care of Breast Cancer Patients. Journal of Cancer Policy, 23: Art. Num: 100214.

  • Hopayian K. (2020). Correspondence: Practitioners may need to change too if we are to reduce inappropriate imaging. Journal of Physiotherapy, 66(1): 65.

  • Angeli S., Kousiappa I., Stavrou M., Sargiannidou I., Georgiou E., Papacostas S. S. & Kleopa K.A. (Oct 2020). Altered Expression of Glial Gap Junction Proteins Cx43, Cx30, and Cx47 in the 5XFAD Model of Alzheimer’s Disease. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 14: Art. Num. 582934

  • Constantinou C.S., Andreou P., Papageorgiou A. & McCrorie P. (2020). Critical reflection on own beliefs for cultural competence in medical education: An analysis of tutors’ reflective narratives. Qualitative Research in Education, 9(3): 273 – 299

  • Koniali L., Hadjisavvas A, Constantinidou A., Christodoulou K., Christou Y., Demetriou C., Panayides S. A,, Pitris C., Pattichis S.C, Zamba-Papanicolaou E. & Kyriacou K. (2020). Risk factors for breast cancer brain metastases: A systematic review. Oncotarget. 11 (6): 650-669.

  • Constantinou C.S (2020) A reflexive GOAL framework for achieving student-centered learning in european higher education: From class learning to community engagement. Societies, 10(4): Art. Num. 75

Selected books

  • Arulkumaran S., Ledger W. & Denny L. (2020). Oxford Textbook of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. London: Oxford University Press.

Selected chapters in books

  • Neophytou C.M, Gregoriou Y. & Constantinou A. I. (2020). Pro-apoptotic Properties of Chemopreventive Agents (Chapter 16). In J. M. Pezzuto & O. Vang (Eds), Natural Products for Cancer Chemoprevention. Switzerland AG: Springer Nature.

  • Demetriou C. A., Kakkoura M. G., Hadjisavvas A., Loizidou M. A., Sacerdote C., Vineis P. & Kyriacou K. (2020). The Mediterranean Diet and Breast Cancer. In V.R Preedy (Ed), The Mediterranean Diet: An Evidence-Based Approach To Disease Prevention, 2nd Edition. London: Academic Press.

  • Demetriou C.A. & Vineis P. (2020). Biomarkers and OMICS of Health Effects associated with Traffic-Related Air Pollution. In H. Khreis, M. Nieuwenhuijsen, T. Ramani & J. Zietsman (Eds), Traffic Related Air Pollution, 1st Edition. London: Elsevier Publishers.

  • Ioannides S.A. (2020). Placental and fetal growth and development.In I. Symonds & S.Arulkumaran (Eds), Essential Obstetrics and Gynaecology (pp.41-55.), 6th Edition. London: Elsevier Publishers.

  • Ioannides S.A. (2020). Genetics for the obstetrician and gynaecologist. In S. Arulkumaran, W. Ledger, L. Denny & S. Doumouchtsis (Eds), Oxford Textbook of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (pp.55-71). London: Oxford University Press.

  • Arulkumaran S., Ledger W. & Denny L. (2020). Fetal Monitoring during labour. In S. Arulkumaran, W. Ledger, L. Denny & S. Doumouchtsis (Eds), Oxford Textbook of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. London: Oxford University Press.

Selected articles in journals indexed by Scopus

  • Vasincu A., Ababei D.C., Miron A., Neamţu M., Vasincu I.M., Charalambous C., Neophytou C.M. & Constantinou A.I. (2019). Assessment of the potential antitumor effects of Glinus Oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC. Extracts. Farmacia, 67: 656-661.

  • Nikitara M., Constantinou C., Andreou E. & Diomedous M. (2019). The Role of Nurses and the Facilitators and Barriers in Diabetes Care: A Systematic Literature Review. Behavioural Sciences, 9(6): Art. Num. 61.

  • Neophytou C. M., Mesaritis A., Gregoriou G. & Constantinou A. I. (2019). da-Tocopheryl Polyethylene Glycol 1000 Succinate and a small-molecule Survivin suppressant synergistically induce apoptosis in SKBR3 breast cancer cells. Scientific reports, 9 (1): 1-10.

  • Kodesh A., Sandin S., Reichenberg A., Rotstein A., Pedersen N., Ericsson M., Karlsson I., Davidson M. & Levine S.Z. (2019). Exposure to Antidepressant Medication and the Risk of Incident Dementia. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 27(11): 1177-1188.

  • Reichenberg A., Velthorst E. & Davidson M. (2019). Cognitive impairment and psychosis in schizophrenia, linked or independent conditions? Word Psychiatry, 18(2):162-163.

  • Weiser M., Levi L., Burshtein S., Chiriță R., Cirjaliu D., Gonen I., Yolken R., Davidson M., Zamora D. & Davis J.M. (2019 Apr). The effect of minocycline on symptoms in schizophrenia: Results from a randomized controlled trial. Schizophrenia Research, 206:325-332.

  • Lambrianides S., Demetriou C.A., Tillyris A., Kkolou E., Gaglia E., Agkastinioti E. et al. (2019). Prevalence of Anti-JC Virus (JCV) Antibodies in the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Population in Cyprus: A Retrospective Study. Neurology Research International, Art. Num. 3741260.

  • Demetriou A.C., Hadjivasiliou M.P., Kleopa A.K., Christou P.Y., Leonidou E., Kyriakides T. & Zamba-Papanicolaou E. (2019). Retrospective longitudinal study of ALS in Cyprus: Clinical characteristics, management and survival. PLoS One, 6:14(9): Art. Num. e0220246.

  • Georgiou A., Demetriou A.C., Christou P.Y., Heraclides A., Leonidou E., Loukaides P., Yiasoum E., Pantziaris M., Kleopa A.K., Papacostas S.S., Loizidou A.M., Hadjisavvas A. & Zamba-Papanicolaou E. (2019). Genetic and environmental factors contributing to Parkinson’s disease: a case-control study in the Cypriot population. Front Neurol., 17(10): Art. Num. 1047.

  • Hopayian K., Papageorgiou A., Hadjipapas A., Charalambous A. & Kolokotroni O. (2019).Teaching Family Medicine Online: the experience in Cyprus. The British journal of general practice: the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 69(682): 244.

  • Deligiannidou G.E, Philippou E., Vidakovic M., Berghe W.V., Heraclides A., Grdovic N., Mihailovic M. & Kontogiorgis C. (2019). Natural Products Derived from the Mediterranean Diet with Antidiabetic Activity: from Insulin Mimetic Hypoglycemic to Nutriepigenetic Modulator Compounds. Curr Pharm., 25(15):1760-1782.

  • Hileti D., Vichas C., Singhal A., Heraclides A., Iasonides M. & Lanigan J. (2019). Developmental factors and risk of obesity in infants living in Cyprus ‐ a prospective longitudinal study. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 32(S1): 38-45.

  • Chen Y., Beng H., Su H., Han F., Fan Z., Lv N., Jovanovic A. & Tan W. (2019). Isosteviol prevents the development of isoprenaline-induced myocardial hypertrophy. Int. J. Mol. Med., 44: 1932-1942.

  • Du Q., Jovanovic S., Tulic L, Tulic I. & Jovanovic A. (2019). Pregnancy-induced hypertension is associated with down-regulation of Kir6.1 in human myometrium. Pregnancy Hypertens, 18: 96-98.

  • Sinha S., Du Q., Jovanovic S., Sukhodub A. & Jovanovic A. (2019). Pyrazinamide may possess cardioprotective properties. Journal of Antibiotics, 72: 714-717.

  • Tang S.G., Liu X.Y., Wang S.P., Wang H.H., Jovanovic A. & Tan W.(2019). Trimetazidine prevents diabetic cardiomyopathy by inhibiting Nox2/TRPC3-induced oxidative stress. J. Pharmacol. Sci., 139: 311-318.

  • Burgess K., Jovanovic S., Sudhir R. & Jovanovic A. (2019). Area under the curve analysis of blood pressure reveals increased spontaneous locomotor activity in SPAK knock in mice: relevance for hypotension induced by SPAK inhibition?. Physiological Reports, 7(3): Art. Num. e13997.

  • Lass A., Ma L., Kontogeorgos I., Xueyong Z., Li X. & Karanis P. (2019). Contamination of wastewater with Echinococcus multilocularis – possible implications for drinking water resources in the QTP China. Water Research, 170: Art. Num. 115334.

  • Lass A., Ma L., Kontogeorgos I., Zhang X., Li X. & Karanis P. (2019). First molecular detection of Toxoplasma gondii in vegetable samples in China using qualitative, quantitative real-time PCR and multilocus genotyping. Scientific Reports, 9 (1): Art. Num. 17581.

  • Javanmard E., Rahimi H.M., Niyyati M., Aghdaei H.A., Sharifdini M., Mirjalali H., Zali M.R. & Karanis P. (2019). Molecular analysis of Blastocystis sp. and its subtypes from treated wastewater routinely used for irrigation of vegetable farmlands in Iran. Journal of Water and Health, 17 (5): 837-844.

  • Dardiotis E., Panayiotou E., Siokas V., Aloizou A.M., Christodoulou K., Hadjisavvas A. et al. (2019). Gene variants of adhesion molecules predispose to MS: A case-control study. Neurology Genetics, 5(1): Art. Num. e304.

  • Nicolaou P., McCrorie P. & Nicolaou A. S. (2019). Using virtual patients to integrate physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology in pre-clinical teaching. Advances in Physiology Education, 43(3): 277-281.

  • Nicolaidou V., Nicolaou P. & Nicolaou A. S. (2019). Transforming a cookbook undergraduate microbiology laboratory to inquiry-based using a semester-long PBL case study. Advances in Physiology Education, 43(1): 82-92.

  • Ardissino M., Nicolaou N. & Vizcaychipi M. (2019). Non-invasive real-time autonomic function characterization during surgery via continuous Poincaré quantification of heart rate variability. J Clin Monit Comput, 33 (4): 627–635.

  • Fisher J. J., Kaitelidou D. & Samoutis G. (2019). Happiness and physical activity levels of first year medical students studying in Cyprus: a cross-sectional survey. JBMC Medical Education. 19(1): Art. Num. 475

  • Samoutis G., Samouti S. & Aristodemou A. P. (2019). Cultivating a Therapeutic Compassionate Relationship: The 3S Approach. Journal of Medicine and Life, 12 (4): 449-452

  • Davidson M. (2019). Cognitive impairment as a diagnostic criterion and treatment target in schizophrenia. World Psychiatry, 18(2): 171–172.

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  • Weiser M., Levi, L., Zamora D., Biegon A., Sangiovanni J.P., Davidson M., Burshtein S., Gonen I., Radu P., Slobozean Pavalache K.l, Nastas I., Hemi R., Ryan T. & Davis J.M. (2019 Oct). Effect of Adjunctive Estradiol on Schizophrenia among Women of Childbearing Age: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Psychiatry, 76(10): 1009-1017.

Selected books

  • Burriesci G., Seifalian A.M. & Zervides. C. (2019). Heart valve prosthesis (US Patent 10,357,358)

Selected chapters in books

  • Athanasiou G. & Bachtsetzis C. (2019). The importance of Patient Repoted Outcomes in shapping Healthcare System. In T.P Cotrim, F. Serranheira, P. Sousa, S. Hignett, S. Albolino & R. Tartaglia (Eds), Health and Social Care Systems of the Future: Demographic Changes, Digital Age and Human Factors (pp. 365-372). Springer.

  • McCrorie P. (2019). Learning in Small Groups in Understanding Medical Education: Evidence, Theory and Practice. In T. Swanwick, K. Forrest, & B.C. O’Brien & W. Blackwell (Eds), Understanding Medical Education: Evidence, Theory, and Practice (pp.123-137), 3rd Edition. Wiley.