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Nikolaos Kyritsis, PhD

Title(s)Postdoctoral Scholar, Neurological Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-7801-5796 Additional info
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    University of Ioannina, Ioannina, GreeceDiploma2009Biology
    International Max Planck Research School/ TU Dresden, Dresden, GermanyPh.D.2013Molecular Neurobiology
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    Leonidas Charalambous-Kolokythas Scholarship Foundation2009Scholarship for studies abroad
    EMBO2012Travel Grant for the Conference "The molecular and cellular basis of regeneration and tissue repair"
    DIGS-BB2013Travel Grant to Abcam Meeting “New Avenues for Brain Repair: Programming and Reprogramming the CNS"
    Berlin-Brandenburg School for Regenerative Medicine (BSRT)2013PhD student award in Regenerative Medicine for the most outstanding publication
    CRTD e.V. (friends and donors of CRTD)2014Award for the best PhD thesis in 2013
    EMBO2015  - 2017EMBO Long Term Fellowship
    ISNR2015Travel Grant for the International Symposium for Neural Regeneration
    Wings for Life2018  - 2020Individual Grant from Wings for Life
    Wings for Life2019Best Poster Award at the Wings for Life Annual Meeting
    ISNR2020Best Poster Award at the International Symposium for Neural Regeneration
    Wings for Life2020  - 2021Individual Grant from Wings for Life (extension)

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    Molecular neuroscientist with a great interest in traumatic spinal cord (mostly) and brain injuries and the use of high throughput big data analytics for biomarker discovery and functional interventions.

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    1. Tsolinas RE, Burke JF, DiGiorgio AM, Thomas LH, Duong-Fernandez X, Harris MH, Yue JK, Winkler EA, Suen CG, Pascual LU, Ferguson AR, Huie JR, Pan JZ, Hemmerle DD, Singh V, Torres-Espin A, Omondi C, Kyritsis N, Haefeli J, Weinstein PR, de Almeida Neto CA, Kuo YH, Taggard D, Talbott JF, Whetstone WD, Manley GT, Bresnahan JC, Beattie MS, Dhall SS. Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Spinal Cord Injury (TRACK-SCI): an overview of initial enrollment and demographics. Neurosurg Focus. 2020 May 01; 48(5):E6. PMID: 32357323.
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    2. Yue JK, Hemmerle DD, Winkler EA, Thomas LH, Fernandez XD, Kyritsis N, Pan JZ, Pascual LU, Singh V, Weinstein PR, Talbott JF, Huie JR, Ferguson AR, Whetstone WD, Manley GT, Beattie MS, Bresnahan JC, Mummaneni PV, Dhall SS. Clinical Implementation of Novel Spinal Cord Perfusion Pressure Protocol in Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury at U.S. Level I Trauma Center: TRACK-SCI Study. World Neurosurg. 2020 Jan; 133:e391-e396. PMID: 31526882.
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    3. McCoy DB, Dupont SM, Gros C, Cohen-Adad J, Huie RJ, Ferguson A, Duong-Fernandez X, Thomas LH, Singh V, Narvid J, Pascual L, Kyritsis N, Beattie MS, Bresnahan JC, Dhall S, Whetstone W, Talbott JF. Convolutional Neural Network-Based Automated Segmentation of the Spinal Cord and Contusion Injury: Deep Learning Biomarker Correlates of Motor Impairment in Acute Spinal Cord Injury. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2019 04; 40(4):737-744. PMID: 30923086.
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    4. Kizil C, Kyritsis N, Brand M. Effects of inflammation on stem cells: together they strive? EMBO Rep. 2015 Apr; 16(4):416-26. PMID: 25739812.
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    5. Kyritsis N, Kizil C, Brand M. Neuroinflammation and central nervous system regeneration in vertebrates. Trends Cell Biol. 2014 Feb; 24(2):128-35. PMID: 24029244.
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    6. Kizil C, Kyritsis N, Dudczig S, Kroehne V, Freudenreich D, Kaslin J, Brand M. Regenerative neurogenesis from neural progenitor cells requires injury-induced expression of Gata3. Dev Cell. 2012 Dec 11; 23(6):1230-7. PMID: 23168169.
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    7. Kyritsis N, Kizil C, Zocher S, Kroehne V, Kaslin J, Freudenreich D, Iltzsche A, Brand M. Acute inflammation initiates the regenerative response in the adult zebrafish brain. Science. 2012 Dec 07; 338(6112):1353-6. PMID: 23138980.
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    8. Kizil C, Dudczig S, Kyritsis N, Machate A, Blaesche J, Kroehne V, Brand M. The chemokine receptor cxcr5 regulates the regenerative neurogenesis response in the adult zebrafish brain. Neural Dev. 2012 Jul 23; 7:27. PMID: 22824261.
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