Anastasia Karayannidou

                                                                                                                  

Address:

The Nobel Institute for Neurophysiology

Department of Neuroscience

Karolinska Institute

Retzius väg 8, SE-17177 Stockholm, Sweden

Phone: (+46) 8 52486910

Fax: (+46) 8 349544

E-mail: Anastasia.Karayannidou@ki.se

 

 

 

Academic history:

 

PhD student at the Nobel Institute for Neurophysiology, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden (2004-2009).

Research project: Spinal and supraspinal mechanisms of postural control”; research advisor Dr. TG Deliagina, co-advisor Dr. IN Beloozerova.

Anastasia defended her Ph.D. on June 4th 2009.

 

Graduated: Department of Physiotherapy, Upper Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki/Greece, School of Health and Welfare Professions, B.Sc. (1999-2003)

 

Professional experience:

 

1.      A visiting graduate student at the Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA (October 2005-May 2006, May 2007)

2.      A visiting graduate student at the Nobel Institute for Neurophysiology, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden (January-June 2004)

3.      Rehabilitation assistant of patients with brain damage and spinal cord injury at Rehab Station Stockholm (October 2003 to May 2004)

4.      Clinical practice at Rehab Station Stockholm/Karolinska Institute and Huddinge Hospital/Karolinska Institute (department of geriatrics) as an Erasmus student (March-September 2003)

5.      Private practice in Thessaloniki/Greece next to a physiotherapist with expertise on the management of patients with acute, subacute and chronic pain of musculosceletal origin (1999-2003)

 

Honors:

 

Best student results in the Final Degree in the Physiotherapy Department of Thessaloniki/Greece for the year 2002-2003

Scholarship by the Physiotherapy Department of Thessaloniki/Greece for best student results for the year 2000-2001

 

Professional societies:

 

Member of:  Swedish Society of Medicine (Svenska Läkaresällskapet),

Society for Neuroscience

 

Publications:

 

1.      Zelenin PV, Deliagina TG, Orlovsky GN, Karayannidou A, Stout EE, Sirota MG, Beloozerova IN. Activity of motor cortex neurons during backward locomotion. J. Neurophysiol., 2011, March 23, Epub ahead of print. link

 

2.      Zelenin PV, Deliagina TG, Orlovsky GN, Karayannidou A, Dasgupta NM, Sirota MG, Beloozerova IN. Contribution of different limb controllers to modulation of motor cortex neurons during locomotion. J. Neurosci. 31:4636-4649, 2011. link

 

3.      Karayannidou A, Beloozerova IN, Zelenin PV, Stout EE, Sirota MG, Orlovsky GN, Deliagina TG. Activity of pyramidal tract neurons in the cat during standing and walking on an inclined plane. J. Physiol (L.), 587 (Pt 15): 3795-3811, 2009. PDF (wait a little, give the system time to load the full text of the article with figures)

 

4.      Karayannidou A, Zelenin PV, Orlovsky GN, Sirota MG, Beloozerova IN, Deliagina TG. Maintenance of lateral stability during standing and walking in the cat. J. Neurophysiol., 101(1): 8-19, 2009. PDF (wait a little for the full text with figures)

 

5.      Karayannidou A, Deliagina TG, Tamarova ZA, Sirota MG, Zelenin PV, Orlovsky GN, Beloozerova IN.  Influences of sensory input from the limbs on feline corticospinal neurons during postural responses. J. Physiol. (L.), 586(Pt 1): 247-263, 2008. PDF (wait a little for the full text with figures)

 

6.      Karayannidou A, Zelenin PV, Orlovsky GN, Deliagina TG. Responses of reticulospinal neurons in the lamprey to lateral turns. J. Neurophysiol., 97(1): 512-21, 2007. PDF (wait a little for the full text with figures)

 

7.      Lyalka VF, Zelenin PV, Karayannidou A, Orlovsky GN, Grillner S, Deliagina TG. Impairment and recovery of postural control in rabbits with spinal cord lesions. J. Neurophysiol., 94: 3677-3690, 2005. PDF

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Poster presentations:

 

1.       Zelenin PV, Deliagina TG, Orlovsky GN, Karayannidou A, Dasgupta N, Sirota MG, Beloozerova IN. Sources of modulation of pyramidal tract neurons during locomotion. Soc. Neurosci. Meeting, 2010.

 

2.       Lyalka VF, Karayannidou A, Zelenin PV, Orlovsky GN, Deliagina TG. Facilitation of postural limb reflexes in spinal rabbits. Soc. Neurosci. Meeting, 766.13, 2009. link

 

3.      Deliagina TG, Zelenin PV, Karayannidou A, Orlovsky GN. Effect of reversible spinalization on spinal neurons mediating postural limb reflexes. Soc. Neurosci. Meeting, 766.14, 2009. link

 

4.      Karayannidou A, Beloozerova IN, Zelenin PV, Stout EE, Sirota MG, Orlovsky GN, Deliagina TG. Participation of pyramidal tract neurons in control of standing and walking on inclined surface. Soc. Neurosci. Meeting, 860.3, 2008. link, photo

 

5.      Karayannidou A, Orlovsky GN, Sirota MG, Beloozerova IN, Deliagina TG. Compensation for lateral perturbations of body orientation in the standing and walking cat. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., Vol. 33, 411.8, 2007. link

 

6.      Karayannidou A, Tamarova ZA, Sirota MG, Zelenin PV, Orlovsky GN, Deliagina TG, Beloozerova IN. Integration of sensory inputs from different limbs in postural responses of pyramidal tract neurons. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., Vol. 32, 657.11, 2006. link

 

7.      Karayannidou A, Orlovsky GN, Zelenin PV, and Deliagina TG. Responses of descending neurons in lamprey to lateral turns. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., Vol. 31, 168.4, 2005. link

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