Electron Microscopy and Molecular Pathology Department


Publications (Since 2006)

1. Athanasiou Y, Voskarides K, Gale DP, Damianou L, Patsias C, Zavros M, Maxwell PH, Cook HT, Demosthenous P, Hadjisavvas A, Kyriacou K, Zouvani I, Pierides A, Deltas C. Familial C3 Glomerulopathy Associated with CFHR5 Mutations: Clinical Characteristics of 91 Patients in 16 Pedigrees. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Jun;6(6):1436-46.
2. Perysinaki G, Moysiadis D, Bertsias G, Giannopoulou I, Kyriacou K, Nakopoulou L, Boumpas D, Daphnis E. Podocyte main slit diaphragm proteins, nephrin and podocin, are affected at early stages of lupus nephritis and correlate with disease histology. Lupus. 2011;20(8):781-91
3. Loizidou MA, Hadjisavvas A, Ioannidis JP, Kyriacou K. Replication of genome-wide discovered breast cancer risk loci in the Cypriot population. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Jul;128(1):267-72. Epub 2011 Jan 6.
4. Savvaki M, Theodorakis K, Zoupi L, Stamatakis A, Tivodar S, Kyriacou K, Stylianopoulou F, Karagogeos D. The expression of TAG-1 in glial cells is sufficient for the formation of the juxtaparanodal complex and the phenotypic rescue of tag-1 homozygous mutants in the CNS. J Neurosci. 2010 Oct 20;30(42):13943-54.
5. Mitra AV, Bancroft EK, Barbachano Y, Page EC, Foster CS, Jameson C, Mitchell G, Lindeman GJ, Stapleton A, Suthers G, Evans DG, Cruger D, Blanco I, Mercer C, Kirk J, Maehle L, Hodgson S, Walker L, Izatt L, Douglas F, Tucker K, Dorkins H, Clowes V, Male A, Donaldson A, Brewer C, Doherty R, Bulman B, Osther PJ, Salinas M, Eccles D, Axcrona K, Jobson I, Newcombe B, Cybulski C, Rubinstein WS, Buys S, Townshend S, Friedman E, Domchek S, Ramon Y Cajal T, Spigelman A, Teo SH, Nicolai N, Aaronson N, Ardern-Jones A, Bangma C, Dearnaley D, Eyfjord J, Falconer A, Grönberg H, Hamdy F, Johannsson O, Khoo V, Kote-Jarai Z, Lilja H, Lubinski J, Melia J, Moynihan C, Peock S, Rennert G, Schröder F, Sibley P, Suri M, Wilson P, Bignon YJ, Strom S, Tischkowitz M, Liljegren A, Ilencikova D, Abele A, Kyriacou K, van Asperen C, Kiemeney L; IMPACT Study Collaborators, Easton DF, Eeles RA. Targeted prostate cancer screening in men with mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 detects aggressive prostate cancer: preliminary analysis of the results of the IMPACT study. BJU Int. 2011 Jan;107(1):28-39.
6. Gale DP, de Jorge EG, Cook HT, Martinez-Barricarte R, Hadjisavvas A, McLean AG, Pusey CD, Pierides A, Kyriacou K, Athanasiou Y, Voskarides K, Deltas C, Palmer A, Frémeaux-Bacchi V, de Cordoba SR, Maxwell PH, Pickering MC. Identification of a mutation in complement factor H-related protein 5 in patients of Cypriot origin with glomerulonephritis. Lancet. 2010 Sep 4;376(9743):794-801.
7. Hadjisavvas A, Loizidou MA, Middleton N, Michael T, Papachristoforou R, Kakouri E, Daniel M, Papadopoulos P, Malas S, Marcou Y, Kyriacou K. An investigation of breast cancer risk factors in Cyprus: a case control study. BMC Cancer. 2010 Aug 23;10:447.
8. Vavlitou N, Sargiannidou I, Markoullis K, Kyriacou K, Scherer SS, Kleopa KA. Axonal pathology precedes demyelination in a mouse model of X-linked demyelinating/type I Charcot-Marie Tooth neuropathy. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2010 Sep;69(9):945-58.
9. Sutton CW, Rustogi N, Gurkan C, Scally A, Loizidou MA, Hadjisavvas A, Kyriacou K. Quantitative proteomic profiling of matched normal and tumor breast tissues. J Proteome Res. 2010 Aug 6;9(8):3891-902.
10. Loizidou MA, Cariolou MA, Neuhausen SL, Newbold RF, Bashiardes E, Marcou Y, Michael T, Daniel M, Kakouri E, Papadopoulos P, Malas S, Hadjisavvas A, Kyriacou K. Genetic variation in genes interacting with BRCA1/2 and risk of breast cancer in the Cypriot population. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010 May;121(1):147-56.
11. Sargiannidou I, Vavlitou N,

Aristodemou S, Hadjisavvas A, Kyriacou K, Scherer SS, Kleopa KA. Connexin32 mutations cause loss of function in Schwann cells and oligodendrocytes leading to PNS and CNS myelination defects. J Neurosci. 2009 Apr 15;29(15):4736-49.
12. Pierides A, Voskarides K, Athanasiou Y, Ioannou K, Damianou L, Arsali M, Zavros M, Pierides M, Vargemezis V, Patsias C, Zouvani I, Elia A, Kyriacou K, Deltas C. Clinico-pathological correlations in 127 patients in 11 large pedigrees, segregating one of three heterozygous mutations in the COL4A3/ COL4A4 genes associated with familial haematuria and significant late progression to proteinuria and chronic kidney disease from focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2009 Sep;24(9):2721-9.
13. Zouvani I, Aristodemou S, Hadjisavvas A, Michael T, Vassiliou M, Patsias C, Pierides A, Ioannou K, Kyriacou K. Incidence of thin basement membrane nephropathy in 990 consecutive renal biopsies examined with electron microscopy. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2008 Nov-Dec;32(6):221-6.
14. Loizidou MA, Michael T, Neuhausen SL, Newbold RF, Marcou Y, Kakouri E, Daniel M, Papadopoulos P, Malas S, Hadjisavvas A, Kyriacou K. DNA-repair genetic polymorphisms and risk of breast cancer in Cyprus. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2009 Jun;115(3):623-7.
15. Kolnagou A, Michaelides Y, Kontos C, Kyriacou K, Kontoghiorghes GJ. Myocyte damage and loss of myofibers is the potential mechanism of iron overload toxicity in congestive cardiac failure in thalassemia. Complete reversal of the cardiomyopathy and normalization of iron load by deferiprone. Hemoglobin. 2008;32(1-2):17-28.
16. Loizidou MA, Michael T, Neuhausen SL, Newbold RF, Marcou Y, Kakouri E, Daniel M, Papadopoulos P, Malas S, Kyriacou K, Hadjisavvas A. Genetic polymorphisms in the DNA repair genes XRCC1, XRCC2 and XRCC3 and risk of breast cancer in Cyprus. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2008 Dec;112(3):575-9.
17. Loizidou M, Marcou Y, Anastasiadou V, Newbold R, Hadjisavvas A, Kyriacou K. Contribution of BRCA1 and BRCA2 germline mutations to the incidence of early-onset breast cancer in Cyprus. Clin Genet. 2007 Feb;71(2):165-70.
18. Doherty R, Lubinski J, Manguoglu E, Luleci G, Christie M, Craven P, Bancroft E, Mitra A, Morgan S, Eeles R; IMPACT steering committee and collaborators. Short report. The AIDIT and IMPACT conference 2006: Outcomes and future directions. Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2007 Mar 15;5(1):53-5.
19. Voskarides K, Damianou L, Neocleous V, Zouvani I, Christodoulidou S, Hadjiconstantinou V, Ioannou K, Athanasiou Y, Patsias C, Alexopoulos E, Pierides A, Kyriacou K, Deltas C. COL4A3/COL4A4 mutations producing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis and renal failure in thin basement membrane nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Nov;18(11):3004-16.
20. Kleopa KA, Zamba-Papanicolaou E, Alevra X, Nicolaou P, Georgiou DM, Hadjisavvas A, Kyriakides T, Christodoulou K.Phenotypic and cellular expression of two novel connexin32 mutations causing CMT1X. Neurology. 2006 Feb 14;66(3):396-402.
21. Kourea HP, Koutras AK, Zolota V, Grimani I, Tzoracoeleftherakis E, Koukouras D, Fountzilas G, Gogas H, Kyriakou K, Adamou A, Kalofonos HP. Expression of p27KIP1, p21WAF1 and p53 does not correlate with prognosis in node-negative invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast. Anticancer Res. 2006 Mar-Apr;26(2B):1657-68.
22. Hadjisavvas A, Papasavva T, Loizidou M, Malas S, Potamitis G, Christodoulou C, Pavlides G, Papamichael D, Klonis C, Nasioulas G, Anastasiadou V, Kyriacou K. Novel germline mutations in the APC gene of Cypriot patients with familial and sporadic adenomatous polyposis. Clin Genet. 2006 May;69(5):404-9.
23. Kyriacou K, Kyriakides T. Mitochondrial encephalomyopathies: a review of routine morphological diagnostic methods with emphasis on the role of electron microscopy.J Submicrosc Cytol Pathol. 2006 Jun-Sep;38(2-3):201-8. Review.
24. Orphanou M, Leontidis E, Kyprianidou-Leodidou T, Caseri W, Krumeich F, Kyriacou KC. Formation mechanism of nanotubes comprising layers of PbS nanoparticles in polymer-surfactant solutions. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2006 Oct 1;302(1):170-7.


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