Sideridou M, Zakopoulou R, Evangelou K, Liontos M, Kotsinas A, Rampakakis E, Gagos S, Kahata K, Grabusic K, Gkouskou K, Trougakos IP, Kolettas E, Georgakilas AG, Volarevic S, Eliopoulos AG, Zannis-Hadjopoulos M, Moustakas A, Gorgoulis VG. Cdc6 expression represses E-cadherin transcription and activates adjacent replication origins. J Cell Biol. 2011 Dec 26;195(7):1123-40.


Avgeris M, Mavridis K, Scorilas A. Kallikrein-related peptidases in prostate, breast, and ovarian cancers: from pathobiology to clinical relevance. Biol Chem. 2012 Apr 1;393(5):301-17.

Aziz K, Nowsheen S, Pantelias G, Iliakis G, Gorgoulis VG, Georgakilas AG. Targeting DNA damage and repair: embracing the pharmacological era for successful cancer therapy. Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Mar;133(3):334-50.

Geomela PA, Kontos CK, Yiotakis I, Fragoulis EG, Scorilas A. L-DOPA decarboxylase mRNA expression is associated with tumor stage and size in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Cancer. 2012 Oct 20;12:484.

Georgakopoulou EA, Achtari MD, Achtaris M, Foukas PG, Kotsinas A. Oral lichen planus as a preneoplastic inflammatory model. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2012;2012:759626.

Ioannou K, Samara P, Livaniou E, Derhovanessian E, Tsitsilonis OE. Prothymosin alpha: a ubiquitous polypeptide with potential use in cancer diagnosis and therapy. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2012 May;61(5):599-614.

Kotsinas A, Aggarwal V, Tan EJ, Levy B, Gorgoulis VG. PIG3: a novel link between oxidative stress and DNA damage response in cancer. Cancer Lett. 2012 Dec 31;327(1-2):97-102.

Liontos M, Pateras IS, Evangelou K, Gorgoulis VG. The tumor suppressor gene ARF as a sensor of oxidative stress. Curr Mol Med. 2012 Jul 1;12(6):704-15.

Papaspyridi LM, Aligiannis N, Topakas E, Christakopoulos P, Skaltsounis AL, Fokialakis N. Submerged fermentation of the edible mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus in a batch stirred tank bioreactor as a promising alternative for the effective production of bioactive metabolites. Molecules. 2012 Mar 6;17(3):2714-24.

Patsis C, Glyka V, Yiotakis I, Fragoulis EG, Scorilas A. l-DOPA Decarboxylase (DDC) Expression Status as a Novel Molecular Tumor Marker for Diagnostic and Prognostic Purposes in Laryngeal Cancer. Transl Oncol. 2012 Aug;5(4):288-96.

Petrakis TG, Vougas K, Gorgoulis VG. Cdc6: a multi-functional molecular switch with critical role in carcinogenesis. Transcription. 2012 May-Jun;3(3):124-9.

Salagianni M, Galani IE, Lundberg AM, Davos CH, Varela A, Gavriil A, Lyytikäinen LP, Lehtimäki T, Sigala F, Folkersen L, Gorgoulis V, Lenglet S, Montecucco F, Mach F, Hedin U, Hansson GK, Monaco C, Andreakos E. Toll-like receptor 7 protects from atherosclerosis by constraining "inflammatory" macrophage activation. Circulation. 2012 Aug 21;126(8):952-62.

Sesti F, Tsitsilonis OE, Kotsinas A, Trougakos IP. Oxidative stress-mediated biomolecular damage and inflammation in tumorigenesis. In Vivo. 2012 May-Jun;26(3):395-402.

Sfikas A, Batsi C, Tselikou E, Vartholomatos G, Monokrousos N, Pappas P, Christoforidis S, Tzavaras T, Kanavaros P, Gorgoulis VG, Marcu KB, Kolettas E. The canonical NF-κB pathway differentially protects normal and human tumor cells from ROS-induced DNA damage. Cell Signal. 2012 Nov;24(11):2007-23.

Thanopoulou E, Kotzamanis G, Pateras IS, Ziras N, Papalambros A, Mariolis-Sapsakos T, Sigala F, Johnson E, Kotsinas A, Scorilas A, Gorgoulis VG. The single nucleotide polymorphism g.1548A >G (K469E) of the ICAM-1 gene is associated with worse prognosis in non-small cell lung cancer. Tumour Biol. 2012 Oct;33(5):1429-36.


Alexopoulou DK, Papadopoulos IN, Scorilas A. Clinical significance of kallikrein-related peptidase (KLK10) mRNA expression in colorectal cancer. Clin Biochem. 2013 Mar 13. doi:pii: S0009-9120(13)00093-3. 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2013.03.002.

Baxevanis CN, Voutsas IF, Tsitsilonis OE. Toll-like receptor agonists: current status and future perspectives of their utility as adjuvants in improving anticancer vaccination strategies. Immunotherapy. 2013 (accepted)

Cooks T, Pateras Is, Tarcic O, Solomon H, Schetter AJ, Wilder S, Lozano G, Pikarsky E, Forshew T, Rozenfeld N, Harpaz N, Itzkowitz S, Harris CC, Rotter V, Gorgoulis VG, Oren M. Mutant p53 prolongs NF-kappaB activation and promotes chronic inflammation and inflammation-associated colorectal cancer. Cancer Cell. 2013 (in press)

Geomela PA, Kontos CK, Yiotakis I, Scorilas A. Quantitative expression analysis of the apoptosis-related gene, BCL2L12, in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. J Oral Pathol Med. 2013 Feb;42(2):154-61.

Georgakopoulou EA, Tsimaratou K, Evangelou K, Fernandez-Marcos PJ, Zoumpourlis V, Trougakos IP, Kletsas D, Bartek J, Serrano M, Gorgoulis VG. Specific lipofuscin staining as a novel biomarker to detect replicative and stress-induced senescence. A method applicable in cryo-preserved and archival tissues. Aging (Albany NY). 2013 Jan 5;5(1):37-50.

Gkirtzimanaki K, Gkouskou KK, Oleksiewicz U, Nikolaidis G, Vyrla D, Liontos M, Pelekanou V, Kanellis DC, Evangelou K, Stathopoulos EN, Field JK, Tsichlis PN, Gorgoulis V, Liloglou T, Eliopoulos AG. TPL2 kinase is a suppressor of lung carcinogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Kontos CK, Christodoulou MI, Scorilas A. Apoptosis-related BCL2-family members: key players in chemotherapy. Anticancer Agents Med Chem. 2013 (in press)

Kotzamanis G, Kotsinas A, Papalois A, Gorgoulis VG. Targeting the Lung: Challenges in Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis. In: Gene Therapy - Tools and Potential Applications, InTech Ed, 2013, Chapter 22: 539-560 (

Michaelidou K, Tzovaras A, Missitzis I, Ardavanis A, Scorilas A. The expression of the CEACAM19 gene, a novel member of the CEA family, is associated with breast cancer progression. Int J Oncol. 2013 May;42(5):1770-7.

Myrianthopoulos V, Kritsanida M, Gaboriaud-Kolar N, Magiatis P, Ferandin Y, Durieu E, Lozach O, Cappel D, Soundararajan M, Filippakopoulos P, Sherman W, Knapp S, Meijer L, Mikros E, Skaltsounis AL. Novel Inverse Binding Mode of Indirubin Derivatives Yields Improved Selectivity for DYRK Kinases. ACS Med Chem Lett. 2013 Jan 10;4(1):22-26.

Samara P, Ioannou K, Neagu M, Arnogiannaki N, Ardavanis A, Voelter W, Tsitsilonis O. The C-terminal decapeptide of prothymosin α is responsible for its stimulatory effect on the functions of human neutrophils in vitro. Int Immunopharmacol. 2013 Jan;15(1):50-7.

Trougakos IP, Sesti F, Tsakiri E, Gorgoulis VG. Non-enzymatic post-translational protein modifications and proteostasis network deregulation in carcinogenesis. J Proteomics. 2013 Mar 14. doi:pii: S1874-3919(13)00100-0. 10.1016/j.jprot.2013.02.024.

Tsakiri EN, Sykiotis GP, Papassideri IS, Gorgoulis VG, Bohmann D, Trougakos IP. Differential regulation of proteasome functionality in reproductive vs. somatic tissues of Drosophila during aging or oxidative stress. FASEB J. 2013 Mar 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Voutsas IF, Pistamaltzian N, Tsiatas ML, Skopeliti M, Katsila T, Mavrothalassiti I, Spyrou S, Dimopoulos MA, Tsitsilonis OE, Bamias A. Ovarian malignant ascites-derived lymphocytes stimulated with prothymosin α or its immunoactive decapeptide lyse autologous tumour cells in vitro and retard tumour growth in SCID mice. Eur J Cancer. 2013 May;49(7):1706-14.