Awards

  • September 2016: ΕΜΒΟ poster prize for the study"Chronic p53-independent p21 expression shifts from excision repair to DNA double-strand break repair promoting chromosomal instability", in the EMBO Workshop "Nuclear function and cell fate choice", Kyllini, Greece.
  • October 2015: Heidelberg, EMBL, awarded EMBO membership upon election
  • December 2014: Mousoulou L. family Award for the study "Functional interplay between the DNA-damage response kinase ATM and ARF tumor suppressor protein in human cancer" was awarded to Prof. Vassileios G. Gorgoulis by the Academy of Athens
  • May 2010: Award “Prof. N.X. Papacharalampous” for the study “The overexpression of the licensing factor CDC6 downregulates E-Cadherin expression” in the 12th Hellenic Congress of Pathology
  • May 2008: Award “Prof. N.X. Papacharalampous” for the study “The role of p53 in the deregulated expression of E2F1 in osteosarcomas” in the 11th Hellenic Congress of Pathology
  • November 2007: Praise for the best poster for the study “The role of iNOS inhibition with the elective inhibitor 1400W in experimental aortic aneurysm of rats” was awarded in the 8th Greek-Cypriot Congress of Surgery
  • May 2007: The study “Activation of the DNA damage checkpoint and genomic instability in human precancerous lesions” that was published in Nature 2005; 434(7035): 907-913” was awarded by the Rector Council of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens as one of the best studies conducted by a member of the University and published in greek or international journals during the academic period 2005-2006
  • January 2007: 2007 Award of Excellence from the Association of Professors from the Medical School, National Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKIPA)
  • May 2006: Praise for the study “Evaluation of claspin as proliferation marker in normal and cancerous human tissues” in the 10th Hellenic Congress of Pathology
  • May 2006: Praise for the study “Expression of the transcriptional factor E2F1 in the chronic liver disease and the hepatocellular carcinoma” in the 10th Hellenic Congress of Pathology
  • May 2006: Award “Prof. N.X. Papacharalampous” for the study “Presence of centrosomal abnormalities in Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinomas and its relation with ploidy and overexpression of Cyclin E” in the 10th Hellenic Congress of Pathology
  • January 2006: The study “Overexpression of the replication licensing regulators hCdt1 and hCdc6 characterizes a subset of non-small-cell lung carcinomas. Synergistic effect with mutant p53 on tumor growth and chromosomal instability – evidence of E2F1 transcriptional control over hCdt1” , was awarded by the Rector Council of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens as one of the best studies conducted by a member of the University and published in greek or international journals during the academic period 2003-2004
  • November 2004: Prize for the 2nd best poster for the study “p53-Dependent Icam-1 Over-Expression In Senescent Human Cells. Their Identification In Atherosclerotic Lesions’’ was awarded in the 4th European Congress of Biogerontology, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • November 2004: Prize for the 2nd best oral presentation for the study “Correlation among polymorphisms in the TOLL-4 receptor, CD14 and CARD15/NOD2 and inflammatory bowel disease” was awarded in the 24th Hellenic Congress of Gastroenterology
  • October 2004: “Papanicolaou Cytopathology Research Award” for the study “Overexpression of the replication licensing regulators hCdt1 and hCdc6 characterizes a subset of non-small cell lung carcinomas. Synergistic effect with mutant p53 on tumor growth and chromosomal instability. Evidence of E2F-1 transcriptional control over hCdt1” was awarded in the 30th European Congress of Cytology
  • March - July 2004: Scholarship by UICC for the research project: “Investigation of the E2F-1 induced p73-dependent apoptosis in colon cancer after DNA damage” that was funded with 3509$
  • May 2004: The study “Transcription factor E2F-1 acts as a growth promoting factor and is associated with adverse prognosis non-small cell lung carcinomas” that was published in J Pathol 2002; 198:142-156 was awarded by the Rector Council of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens as one of the best studies conducted by a member of the University and published in greek or international journals during the academic period 2002-2003
  • January 2004: Praise for the best research study “Elective inhibition of the inducible NO synthase (iNOS) in aorta aneurysm” in the 9th Hellenic Congress of Vascular Surgery – Angiology
  • October 2003: Patent diploma was awarder for the “Molecular method for the typing of Mycobacterium avium subsp. Paratuberculosis” by the Organization of Industrial Property
  • June 2003: The study “The mutation Leu1007fsinsC in the NOD2 gene predisposes for the inflammatory phenotype of Chron’s disease in the greek population” was awarded the prize for the best novel study in the 2nd Hellenic Congress of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • January 2003: The study “Alterations of the p16-pRb pathway and the chromosome locus 9p21-22 in non-small cell lung carcinomas. Relationship with p53 and MDM2 protein expression” that was published i Am J Pathol 1998; 153” , was awarded by the Rector Council of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens as one of the best studies conducted by a member of the University and published in greek or international journals during the academic period 1998-1999
  • November 2002: Award “Κ. Tarlatzi” for the study “International interlaboratory study gor the development of a molecular method for the typing of Mycobacterium avium spp Paratuberculosis in fresh and fixed bioptic material from cattle, sheep and birds” in the 9th Hellenic Veterinary Congress
  • May 2002: The study “Overexepression of the p27KIP1 protein in advanced invasive breast cancer” was awarded from the Athens Medical Society in the 28th Hellenic Medical Congress
  • April 2002: “Galinos” award for the study “The complement inhibitor CD59(MIRL) and the adhesive molecule CD58(LFA-3), two new gene targets in the genomic region of p53” was awarded by the Hellenic Society of General Pathology in the 8th Hellenic Congress of Pathology
  • May 2001: First Prize for the study “Prognostic significance of p53-Her2/neu and Cathepsin D in invasive breast cancer” in the 7th Hellenic Congress of Surgical Oncology
  • March 2001: Third Prize for the study “Apoptosis and Proliferation of epithelial cells in H. Pylori (HP) gastritis. Correlation with the histological parameters and alterations after eradication” in the 6th Hellenic Congress of GSCHP, 2001
  • April 2000: “Galinos” award for the study “Deregulated expression of the oncogene c-mos in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Relation with the oncosuppressive protein p53, genomic instability and tumour kinetic parameters” was awarded by the Hellenic Society of General Pathology in the 7th Hellenic Congress of Pathology
  • January 2000: The study “Effects of p53 mutants derived from lung carcinomas on the p53-responsive element (p53RE) of the MDM2 gene” that was published in Br J Cancer 1998; 77: 374-384, was awarded by the Rector Council of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens as one of the best studies conducted by a member of the University and published in greek or international journals during the academic period 1997-98
  • December 1999: The “L. Mousoulou” family award form the Academy of Athens for the study “Alterations of the p16-pRb pathway and the chromosome locus 9p21-22 in non-small-cell lung carcinomas: relationship with p53 and MDM2 protein expression”
  • May 1999: Second Prize for the “Sotiris Papastamatis” award for the study “oral presentation from young investigator for the study: “Applications of a novel molecular method for the identification and typing of mycobacteria in archival paraffin embedded material with granulomatous inflammation” was awarded from the Athens Medical Society in the 25st Hellenic Medical Congress
  • December 1997: First Prize for best study of the congress for the study: “Diagnostic evaluation of tuberculosis and sarcoidosis cases with a novel molecular technique on archive material embedded in paraffin” was awarded from the Hellenic Society of Pulmonary Medicine in the 9th Greek Congress of Pulmonary diseases
  • November 1997: Award for the study “Loss of Heterozygosity in the chromosomal region 9p21 in breast cancer is related with deregulated expression of the oncosuppressive protein p16” from the Scientific Committee of the “Agios Savvas” Athens Oncology Hospital in the 9th Hellenic Oncology Congress
  • March 1996: Third Prize for best study of the congress for the study: “Immunohistochemical and Molecular evaluation of the mdm2 gene product in Bronchogenic Carcinoma. Relationship to p53 protein immunochistochemical status and clinicopathological features” was awarded from the Hellenic Society of Pulmonary Medicine in the 8th Greek Congress of Pulmonary diseases
  • March 1996: First Prize for best study of the congress for the study: “The role of the expression of Matrix Metalloproteases and their inhibitors in the determination of invasive/metastatic potential of Squamous bronchogenic carcinomas” was awarded from the Hellenic Society of Pulmonary Medicine in the 8th Greek Congress of Pulmonary diseases
  • May 1995: First Prize for oral presentation from young investigator for the study: “Expression of p53 and mutation of its gene in dysplastic lesions and Squamous carcinomas of the larynx in relation to the presence of HPV and the proliferation marker PCNA. Correlation of the findings with the clinicopahtological parameters was awarded from the Athens Medical Society in the 21st Hellenic Medical Congress
  • May 1994: First Prize for oral presentation from young investigator for the study: “PCR applications in the diagnosis of tuberculosis from paraffin embedded tissues” was awarded from the Athens Medical Society in the 20th Hellenic Medical Congress
  • April 1994: The study “The expression of the Epidermal Growth Factor receptor (EGFR) and of the oncoprotein c-erbB-2 in the carcinomas of the transitional cell epithelium (TCC) of the bladder. Immunohistochemical analysis and molecular analysis with differential PCR” was awarded the “Katsara” prize for the best study encompassing novel techniques from the Hellenic Society of General Pathology
  • September 1993: First Award for the study: “Allelic imbalance in Chromosome 17 (17p13.1) and mutations in p53 oncosuppressive gene, in gastrointestinal tract malignancies” awarded by the Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology

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Prof. Vassilis G. Gorgoulis

Laboratory of Histology-Embryology
Molecular Carcinogenesis Group
Medical School
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

 

Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens

 

Faculty Institute for Cancer Sciences, University of Manchester,
Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, UK

Manchester Centre for Cellular Metabolism,
University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester

 

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