UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS

FACULTY OF BIOLOGY

Dept. of Cell Biology and Biophysics

Electromagnetic Biology Research Group

THE PRESENT GOALS OF OUR RESEARCH TEAM ARE:

ďASSESSMENT OF NON IONIZING ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS' IMPACT ON MODEL BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS",

FUNDED UNDER THALIS GRANT MIS 374784"

 

Head: Dr. Lukas H. Margaritis, Professor Emeritus (as of 01-09-2010) of Cell Biology and Radiobiology

Collaborators (2011-2016) :Adamantia F. Fragopoulou (PostDoc), Maria P. Ntzouni (PhD),   Areti Manta (PhD), Aikaterina Stefi (PhD candidate). MSc diploma Thesis students: D. Mina, A. Bougioukou. I. Ninou, E-D. Papanagnou, N. Sagioglou, A. Pappa, A. Tsatsou, P. Ntaouti

Current members of the group : Katerina Skouroliakou (Associate Professor),  Adamantia F. Fragopoulou (Post Doctoral fellow),  Areti Manta (Post Doctoral fellow), Aikaterina Stefi (PhD candidate). postgraduate diploma Thesis students: Anna. Pappa, Antigoni. Tsatsou, Penny. Ntaouti, Tonia Vassalou.

Past collaborators:

Useful EMR links

 

OUR RECENT PUBLICATIONS - see also GOOGLE SCHOLAR/MARGARITIS

PUBLICATIONS 2013-2017

  • Stefi,AL LH Margaritis, NS Christodoulakis The aftermath of long-term exposure to non-ionizing radiation on laboratory cultivated pine plants (Pinus halepensis M.) Flora Volume 234, September 2017, Pages 173-186

  • Stefi,AL LH Margaritis, NS Christodoulakis  The effect of the non-ionizing radiation on exposed, laboratory cultivated maize (Zea mays L.) plants. Flora, Volume 233, August 2017, Pages 22-30

  • Stefi AL, Margaritis HL, Christodoulakis NS.The effect of the non ionizing radiation on exposed, laboratory cultivated upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) plants. (2017) . Flora Volume 226, January 2017, Pages 55-64

  • Stefi,AL LH Margaritis, NS Christodoulakis  The effect of the non ionizing radiation on cultivated plants of Arabidopsis thaliana (Col.) Flora Volume 223, August 2016, Pages 114-120

  • Souli MP1, Klonos P2, Fragopoulou AF3, Mavragani IV4, Pateras IS5, Kostomitsopoulos N6, Margaritis LH7, Zoumpoulis P8, Kaklamanis L9, Kletsas D10, Gorgoulis VG11, Kyritsis A12, Pissis P13, Georgakilas AGApplying Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy (BDS) for the Biophysical Characterization of Mammalian Tissues under a Variety of Cellular Stresses.

  • Manta AK, Papadopoulou D, Polyzos AP, Fragopoulou AF, Skouroliakou AS, Thanos D, Stravopodis DJ, Margaritis LH..Mobile-phone radiation-induced perturbation of gene-expression profiling, redox equilibrium and sporadic-apoptosis control in the ovary of Drosophila melanogaster (2016)  Fly (Austin). Dec 14:1-21.

  • Stasinopoulou M*, Fragopoulou AF*,#, Stamatakis A, Mantziaras G, Skouroliakou K, Papassideri IS, Stylianopoulou F, Lai H, Kostomitsopoulos N and LH Margaritis. Effects of pre- and post-natal exposure to 1880-1900 MHz DECT base radiation on rat development. Reproductive Toxicology, 65:248-262 Aug 2016. *Equal contribution.

  • Mina D, Sagonas K#, Fragopoulou AF#, Pafilis P, Skouroliakou A, Margaritis LH, Tsitsilonis OE, Valakos ED. (2016). Immune responses of a wall lizard to whole-body exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation. Int J Rad Biol, 92(3):162-8.

  • Fasseas MK, Fragopoulou AF, Manta AK, Skouroliakou A, Vekrellis K, Margaritis LH# and Syntichaki P#. (2015). Response of Caenorhabditis elegans to wireless devices radiation exposure. Int J Rad Biol, 91(3):286-93.

  • Manta, A. K., Stravopodis, D. J., Papassideri, I. S., Margaritis, L. H. (2014) Reactive oxygen species elevation and recovery in Drosophila bodies and ovaries following short term and long term exposure to DECT base EMF.  Electromagn. Biol. Med. 33(2), 118-131

  • Sagioglou, N. E., Manta A.K., Giannarakis I.K., Skouroliakou A.S. and Margaritis L.H. (2014) Apoptotic cell death during Drosophila oogenesis is differentially increased by electromagnetic radiation depending on modulation, intensity and duration of exposure.
    Electromagn Biol Med. 2016;35(1):40-53. doi: 10.3109/15368378.2014.971959. 

  • Margaritis, L. H., Manta, A. K., Kokkaliaris, C. D., et al. (2014) Drosophila as a bio-marker responding to EMF sources. Electromagn. Biol. Med. 33(3), 165-189

  • Ntzouni M.P., Skouroliakou A., Kostomitsopoulos N. and L.H. Margaritis (2013) Transient and cumulative memory impairments induced by GSM 1.8 GHz cell phone signal in a mouse model. Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine.;32(1), 95-120

  • PUBLICATIONS 2007-2012

    • Fragopoulou A.F., Samara A., Antonelou M.H., Xanthopoulou A., Papadopoulou A., Vougas K., Koutsogiannopoulou E., Anastasiadou E., Stravopodis D.J, Tsangaris G.Th. & L.H. Margaritis  (2012).Brain proteome response following whole body exposure of mice to mobile phone or wireless DECT base radiation. Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine. 31(4), 250-274, pdf file of Abstract   PUBMED

    • Skouroliakou AS#, Sagioglou NE, Fragopoulou AF, Giannarakis IK, Manta AK, Ntzouni MP, Margaritis LH. (2012). Insight Into the biological effects of non-ionizing radiation through the properties of the electromagnetic waves. e-Journal of Science & Technology, (3), 7: 41-52.

    • Fragopoulou AF# and Margaritis LH#. (2012). Review article in the BioInitiative 2012 Report. Section 5. 2007-2012 Supplement: EMF Transcriptomics and Proteomics Research. BioInitiative Working Group, Cindy Sage and David O. Carpenter, Editors. BioInitiative Report: A Rationale for Biologically-based Public Exposure Standards for Electromagnetic Radiation at www.bioinitiative.org, December 31, 2012

    • Fragopoulou A, Grigoriev Y, Johansson O, Margaritis LH, Morgan L, Richter E, Sage C.(2010) Scientific panel on electromagnetic field health risks: consensus points, recommendations, and rationales.  Rev Environ Health. 2010 Oct-Dec;25(4):307-17. pdf file for download

    • Ntzouni MP, Stamatakis A, Stylianopoulou F, Margaritis LH.(2011) Short term memory in mice is affected by mobile phone radiation, Pathophysiology, 18(3):193-925 (pdf file for downliad)

    • Fragopoulou AF, Margaritis LH. (2010) Is cognitive function affected by Mobile Phone Radiation exposure? In, " Non Thermal Effects and Mechanisms of interaction  between electromagnetic fields and living matter ",  European J. Oncology-Library vol.5,  pp 261-273, L. Giuliani and M. Soffritti (eds) (pdf file for download)

    • Chavdoula ED, Panagopoulos DJ, Margaritis LH. (2010) Comparison of biological effects between continuous and intermittent exposure to GSM-900-MHz mobile phone radiation: Detection of apoptotic cell-death features.  Mutat Res. 700,51-61. pdf file for download

    • Fragopoulou AF, Miltiadous P, Stamatakis A, Stylianopoulou F, Koussoulakos S, Margaritis LH. (2010) Whole body exposure with GSM 900 MHz affects spatial memory in mice. Pathophysiology.  Jun;17(3):179-187. PMID: 19954937. pdf file for download, pdf file with videos

    • Fragopoulou AF, Koussoulakos SL, Margaritis LH. (2010) Cranial and postcranial skeletal variations induced in mouse embryos by mobile phone radiation. Pathophysiology. Jun;17(3):169-177.  PMID: 19854628. pdf file for download

    • Panagopoulos, D.J. and Margaritis, L.H. (2008). Mobile telephony radiation effects on living organisms. In, Mobile telephones, chapter 3. Harper AC and Buress RV. Nova Publishers. (pdf file available for download)

    • Panagopoulos, DJ, Chavdoula E, Nezis, I., Margaritis, L.H. (2007).Cell death induced by GSM 900MHz and DCS 1.800MHz mobile telephony Radiation. Mutation Research 626, 69-78  (pdf file available for download)

    UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS-PRESS RELEASE-2012

    RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

    ON GOING RESEARCH

    INTERNATIONAL INTERVIEWS

    IARC PRESS RELEASE MOBILE PHONES AND CANCER

    PRESS RELEASE CNN 22 MAY 2011, MOBILE PHONES AND BRAIN TUMORS

    Lecture 17 -11-2009 International EMF Conference 2009 Stavanger Norway   

    " Effects of EMF on Memory Function"

    ICEMS MONOGRAPH, VOLUME 1, VOLUME 2

    RECENT INTERVIEW A.F. FRAGOPOULOU

    USEFUL HINTS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EMF HEALTH HAZARDS

    TV AND RADIO INTERVIEWS GIVEN BY PROFESSOR LUKAS H. MARGARITIS AND COLLABORATORS

    TV INTERVIEWS WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF DR. ADAMANTIA FRAGOPOULOU

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