• Article  

      Association of serum vitamin D with asthma and atopy in childhood: Review of epidemiological observational studies 

      Kolokotroni, Ourania; Middleton, Nicos; Kouta, Christiana; Raftopoulos, V.; Yiallouros, Panayiotis K. (2015)
      During the last decades, vitamin D deficiency has re-emerged worldwide affecting not only population’s bone health, but also several other conditions including asthma and allergies. Increasing number of published epidemiological ...
    • Article  

      Big events in Greece and HIV infection among people who inject drugs 

      Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Sypsa, V.; Bonovas, Stefanos; Paraskeva, D.; Malliori-Minerva, Melpomeni; Hatzakis, A.; Friedman, Samuel R. (2015)
      Big Events are processes like macroeconomic transitions that have lowered social well-being in various settings in the past. Greece has been hit by the global crisis and experienced an HIV outbreak among people who inject ...
    • Article  

      Biliary Atresia: Swiss National Study, 1994-2004 

      Wildhaber, B. E.; Majno, Pietro; Mayr, Johannes; Zachariou, Zacharias; Hohlfeld, Judith; Schwoebel, M.; Kistler, Walter; Meuli, Martin; Coultre, Claude Le; Mentha, Gilles; Belli, Dominique; Chardot, C. (2008)
      To determine the epidemiology of biliary atresia (BA) in Switzerland, the outcome of the children from diagnosis, and the prognostic factors. The records of all patients with BA born in Switzerland between January 1994 and ...
    • Article  

      An epidemiological overview of malaria in Bangladesh 

      Islam, Nazrul; Bonovas, Stefanos; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K. (2013)
      Bangladesh is one of the four major malaria-endemic countries in South-East Asia having approximately 34% of its population at risk of malaria. This paper aims at providing an overview of the malaria situation in this ...
    • Article  

      Epidemiological, clinical and genetic study of familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy in Cyprus 

      Dardiotis, Efthymios; Koutsou, Pantelitsa; Papanicolaou, Eleni Zamba; Vonta, Filia; Kladi, Angelica; Vassilopoulos, Dimitrios C.; Hadjigeorgiou, Georgios M.; Christodoulou, Kyproula; Kyriakides, Theodoros (2009)
      Objectives. To define the incidence and prevalence of familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP) TTRVal30Met on the island of Cyprus. To study the clinical phenotype and genetic features of FAP TTRVal30Met in the Cypriot ...
    • Article  

      Factors influencing age at diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia in European children 

      Kuehni, Claudia E.; Frischer, T.; Strippoli, M. P. F.; Maurer, Elisabeth; Bush, A.; Nielsen, Kim G.; Escribano, A.; Lucas, Jane S.; Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.; Omran, Heymut; Eber, E.; O'Callaghan, C.; Snijders, D.; Barbato, Angelo (2010)
      Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a hereditary disorder of mucociliary clearance causing chronic upper and lower airways disease. We determined the number of patients with diagnosed PCD across Europe, described age at ...
    • Article  

      Global genetic variation of HIV-1 infection 

      Anastassopoulou, C. G.; Kostrikis, Leontios G. (2006)
      Variability, both at the population (interhost) as well as at the individual (intrahost) level is a key property of HIV that stems mainly from the inherent infidelity of the reverse transcriptase enzyme that the virus uses ...
    • Article  

      High incidence of malignant pleural mesothelioma in neighbouring villages of Northwestern Greece 

      Constantopoulos, S. H.; Malamou-Mitsi, Vassiliki D.; Goudevenos, J. A.; Papathanasiou, M. P.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Papadimitriou, C. (1987)
      Between 1981 and 1985 seven patients from three villages of the Metsovo area in Northwestern Greece (population 5000) developed malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). The diagnosis was made with pleural biopsy and pleural ...
    • Article  

      A method for meta-analysis of case-control genetic association studies using logistic regression 

      Bagos, Pantelis G.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K. (2007)
      We propose here a simple and robust approach for meta-analysis of molecular association studies. Making use of the binary structure of the data, and by treating the genotypes as independent variables in a logistic regression, ...
    • Doctoral Thesis  Open Access

      Molecular genetic investigation, epidemiology and genotype-phenotype correlation in familial microscopic hematuria 

      Demosthenous, Panagiota (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Σχολή Θετικών και Εφαρμοσμένων Επιστημών / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, 2012-05)
      Η παρούσα διατριβή έχει επικεντρωθεί στη διερεύνηση εμπλοκής γνωστών γονιδίων του κολλαγόνου τύπου IV της βασικής μεμβράνης του σπειράματος (COL4A4, COL4A5) καθώς και στην έρευνα για νέα γονίδια που συνδέονται με Οικογενή ...
    • Doctoral Thesis  Open Access

      Γενετική ετερογένεια και μοριακή εξέλιξη του ιού της ανθρώπινης ανοσοανεπάρκειας τύπου 1 (HIV-1) 

      Κουσιάππα, Ιωάννα Χ. (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Σχολή Θετικών και Εφαρμοσμένων Επιστημών / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, 2010-02)
      Στην παρούσα ερευνητική διατριβή μελετήθηκε η μοριακή ετερογένεια του ιού της ανθρώπινης ανοσοανεπάρκειας τύπου 1 (HIV-1), με επίκεντρο τις επιδράσεις της μοριακής εξέλιξης του ιού ως προς την φυσική του ετερογένεια και ...