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  • Spiliotaki, M., Neophytou, C. M., Vogazianos, P., Stylianou, I., Gregoriou, G., Constantinou, A. I., Deltas, C., & Charalambous, H. (2023). Dynamic monitoring of PD-L1 and Ki67 in circulating tumor cells of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer patients treated with pembrolizumab. Molecular oncology, 17(5), 792–809. https://doi.org/10.1002/1878-0261.13317
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  • Müller, H., Lopes-Dias, C., Holub, P., Plass, M., Jungwirth, E., Reihs, R., Torke, P. R., Malatras, A., Berger, A., Coombs, H., Dillner, J., & Merino-Martinez, R. (2023). BIBBOX, a FAIR toolbox and App Store for life science research. New biotechnology, 77, 12–19. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nbt.2023.06.001
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  • Borbolis, F., Ranti, D., Papadopoulou, M. D., Dimopoulou, S., Malatras, A., Michalopoulos, I., & Syntichaki, P. (2023). Selective Destabilization of Transcripts by mRNA Decapping Regulates Oocyte Maturation and Innate Immunity Gene Expression during Ageing in C. elegans. Biology, 12(2), 171. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology12020171
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  • Zogopoulos, V. L., Malatras, A., & Michalopoulos, I. (2022). Gene coexpression analysis in Arabidopsis thaliana based on public microarray data. STAR protocols, 3(1), 101208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xpro.2022.101208
  • Spohn, S. K. B., Draulans, C., Kishan, A. U., Spratt, D., Ross, A., Maurer, T., Tilki, D., Berlin, A., Blanchard, P., Collins, S., Bronsert, P., Chen, R., Pra, A. D., de Meerleer, G., Eade, T., Haustermans, K., Hölscher, T., Höcht, S., Ghadjar, P., Davicioni, E., … Deltas, C., … Zamboglou, C. (2023). Genomic Classifiers in Personalized Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy Approaches: A Systematic Review and Future Perspectives Based on International Consensus. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 116(3), 503–520. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2022.12.038
  • Palles, C., West, H. D., Chew, E., Galavotti, S., Flensburg, C., Grolleman, J. E., Jansen, E. A. M., Curley, H., Chegwidden, L., Arbe-Barnes, E. H., Lander, N., Truscott, R., Pagan, J., Bajel, A., Sherwood, K., Martin, L., Thomas, H., Georgiou, D., Fostira, F., Goldberg, Y., …, Deltas C., … de Voer, R. M. (2022). Germline MBD4 deficiency causes a multi-tumor predisposition syndrome. American journal of human genetics, 109(5), 953–960. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2022.03.018
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  • Kargl, M., Plass, M., & Müller, H. (2022). A Literature Review on Ethics for AI in Biomedical Research and Biobanking. Yearbook of medical informatics, 31(1), 152–160. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0042-1742516
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  • Savige J, Storey H, Watson E, Hertz JM, Deltas C, Renieri A, Mari F, Hilbert P, Plevova P, Byers P, Cerkauskaite A, Gregory M, Cerkauskiene R, Ljubanovic DG, Becherucci F, Errichiello C, Massella L, Aiello V, Lennon R, Hopkinson L, Koziell A, Lungu A, Rothe HM, Hoefele J, Zacchia M, Martic TN, Gupta A, van Eerde A, Gear S, Landini S, Palazzo V, Al-Rabadi L, Claes K, Corveleyn A, Van Hoof E, van Geel M, Williams M, Ashton E, Belge H, Ars E, Bierzynska A, Gangemi C, Lipska-Ziętkiewicz BS. (2021) Consensus statement on standards and guidelines for the molecular diagnostics of Alport syndrome: refining the ACMG criteria. Eur J Hum Genet. (8):1186-1197. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41431-021-00858-1
  • Odiatis C, Savva I, Pieri M, Ioannou P, Petrou P, Papagregoriou G, Antoniadou K, Makrides N, Stefanou C, Ljubanović DG, Nikolaou G, Borza DB, Stylianou K, Gross O, Deltas C (2021). A glycine substitution in the collagenous domain of Col4a3 in mice recapitulates late onset Alport syndrome. Matrix Biol Plus. 9:100053;  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mbplus.2020.100053
  • Mamais I, Malatras A, Papagregoriou G, Giallourou N, Kakouri AC, Karayiannis P, Koliou M, Christaki E, Nikolopoulos GK, Deltas C. (2021). Circulating IgG Levels in SARS-CoV-2 Convalescent Individuals in Cyprus. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 10(24):5882. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm10245882
  • Antoniades, A., Papaioannou, M., Malatras, A., Papagregoriou, G., Muller, H., Holub, P., Deltas, C., and Schizas, C.N. (2021). Integration of Biobanks in National eHealth Ecosystems Facilitating Long-Term Longitudinal Clinical-Omics Studies and Citizens’ Engagement in Research Through eHealthBioR. Front Digit Health 3, 628646. https://doi.org/10.3389/fdgth.2021.628646
  • Morgan, S., Malatras, A., Duguez, S., & Duddy, W. (2021). Optimized Molecular Interaction Networks for the Study of Skeletal Muscle. Journal of neuromuscular diseases, 8(s2), S223–S239. https://doi.org/10.3233/JND-210680
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  • Matthaiou Α, Poulli Τ, Deltas C (2020) Prevalence of clinical, pathological and molecular features of glomerular basement membrane nephropathy caused by COL4A3 or COL4A4 mutations: a systematic review. Clinical Kidney Journal. https://doi.org/10.1093/ckj/sfz176
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  • Christofides A, Papagregoriou G, Dweep H, Makrides N, Gretz N, Felekkis K, Deltas C. (2020) Evidence for miR-548c-5p regulation of FOXC2 transcription through a distal genomic target site in human podocytes. Cell Mol Life Sci.; 77(12):2441-2459. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00018-019-03294-z
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  • Dvela-Levitt M, Kost-Alimova M, Emani M, Kohnert E, Thompson R, Sidhom E-H, Ana Rivadeneira, Nareh Sahakian, Roignot J, Papagregoriou G, Montesinos MS, Clark AR, McKinney D, Gutierrez J, Roth M, Ronco L, Elonga E, Carter TA, Gnirke A, Melanson M, Hartland K, Wieder N, Hsu JC-H, Deltas C, Hughey R, Bleyer AJ, Kmoch S, Zivna M, Baresova V, Kota S, Schlondorff J, Heiman M, Alper SL, Wagner F, Weins A, Golub TR, Lander ES, Greka A (2019) Small Molecule Targets TMED9 and Promotes Lysosomal Degradation to Reverse Proteinopathy. Cell 178(3):52-535. e23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2019.07.002
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  • Savige J, Ariani F, Mari F, Bruttini M, Renieri A, Gross O, Deltas C, Flinter F, Ding J, Gale DP, Nagel M, Yau M, Shagam L, Torra R, Ars E, Hoefele J, Garosi G, Storey H (2018) Expert consensus guidelines for the genetic diagnosis of Alport syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol Jul 9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00467-018-3985-4
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  • Papazachariou L, Papagregoriou G, Hadjipanagi D, Demosthenous P, Voskarides K, Koutsofti C, Stylianou K, Ioannou P, Xydakis D, Tzanakis I, Papadaki A, Kallivretakis N, Nikolakakis N, Perysinaki G, Gale DP, Diamantopoulos A, Goudas P, Goumenos D, Soloukides A, Boletis I, Melexopoulou C, Georgaki E, Frysira F, Komianou F, Grekas G, Paliouras C, Alivanis A, Vergoulas G, Pierides A, Dafnis E, Deltas C (2017) Frequent COL4 mutations in familial microhematuria accompanied by later-onset Alport nephropathy due to focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Clin Genet 2017 92(5):517-527. https://doi.org/10.1111/cge.13077
  • Prokopiou E, Kolovos P, Kalogerou M, Neokleous N, Papagregoriou G, Deltas C, Malas S, Georgiou T (2017) Therapeutic potential of omega-3 fatty acids supplementation in a mouse model of dry macular degeneration. BMJ Open Ophth. Jun 19;1(1):e000056. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjophth-2016-000056
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  • Savva I, Pierides A, Deltas C. (2016). RAAS inhibition and the course of Alport syndrome. Pharmacol Res. Mar 16;107:205-210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phrs.2016.03.017
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  • Stefanou C, Pieri M, Savva I, Georgiou G, Pierides A, Voskarides K, Deltas C. (2015). Co-Inheritance of Functional Podocin Variants with Heterozygous Collagen IV Mutations Predisposes to Renal Failure. Nephron. 130(3):200-12. https://doi.org/10.1159/000432406
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  • Gross O, Perin L, Deltas C. (2014). Alport syndrome from bench to bedside: the potential of current treatment beyond RAAS-blockade and the horizon of future therapies. Nephrol Dial Transplant. Sep;29 Suppl 4:iv124-30. https://doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfu028
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  • Bleyer AJ, Kmoch S, Antignac C, Robins V, Kidd K, Kelsoe JR, Hladik G, Klemmer P, Knohl SJ, Scheinman SJ, Vo N, Santi A, Harris A, Canaday O, Weller N, Hulick PJ, Vogel K, Rahbari-Oskoui FF, Tuazon J, Deltas C, Somers D, Megarbane A, Kimmel PL, Sperati CJ, Orr-Urtreger A, Ben-Shachar S, Waugh DA, McGinn S, Bleyer AJ Jr, Hodaňová K, Vyleťal P, Živná M, Hart TC, Hart PS. (2014). Variable clinical presentation of a MUC1 mutation causing medullary cystic kidney disease type 1. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. Mar;9(3):527-35. https://doi.org/10.2215/cjn.06380613
  • Zaravinos A, Pieri M, Mourmouras N, Anastasiadou N, Zouvani I, Delakas I, Deltas C. (2014). Altered metabolic pathways in clear cell renal cell carcinoma: A meta-analysis and validation study focused on the deregulated genes and their associated networks. Oncoscience. Jan 3;1(2):117-31. https://doi.org/10.18632/oncoscience.13 *Figure 2 of the paper was chosen as a cover for the second issue of Oncoscience.
  • Papazachariou L, Demosthenous P, Pieri M, Papagregoriou G, Savva I, StavrouC, Zavros M, Athanasiou Y, Ioannou K, Patsias C, PanagidesA, Potamitis P, Demetriou K, Prikis M, Hadjigavriel M, KkolouM, Loukaidou P, Pastelli A, Michael A, LazarouA, Arsali M, Damianou L, Goutziamani I, Soloukides A, Yioukas L, Elia A, Zouvani I, Polycarpou P, Pierides A, Voskarides K, Deltas C. (2014). Frequency of COL4A3/COL4A4 mutations amongst families segregating glomerular microscopic hematuria and evidence for activation of the unfolded protein response. Focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis is a frequent development during ageing. PLoS One. Dec 16;9(12):e115015. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0115015
  • Erguler K, Pieri P, Deltas C. A mathematical model of the unfolded protein stress response reveals the decision mechanism for recovery adaptation and apoptosis. BMC Syst Biol. 2013 Feb 21;7:16. https://doi.org/10.1186/1752-0509-7-16
  • Deltas C, Pierides A, Voskarides K. Molecular genetics of familial hematuric diseases. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2013 Dec;28(12):2946-2960. https://doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gft253
  • Pieri Μ, Stefanou C, Zaravinos A, Erguler K, Stylianou C, Lapathitis G, Karaiskos C, Savva I, Paraskeva R, Dweep H, Sticht C, Anastasiadou N, Zouvani I, Goumenos D, Felekkis K, Saleem M, Voskarides K, Gretz N, Deltas C. (2014) Evidence for activation of the unfolded protein response in collagen IV nephropathies. J Am Soc Nephrol.  Feb;25(2):260-75. https://doi.org/10.1681/asn.2012121217
  • Zaravinos A, Lambrou GI, Mourmouras N, Katafygiotis P, Papagregoriou G, Giannikou K, Delakas D, Deltas C. (2014) New miRNA profiles accurately distinguish renal cell carcinomas and upper tract urothelial carcinomas from the normal kidney. PLoS One Mar 12;9(3):e91646. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0091646


  • Voskarides K, Demosthenous P, Papazachariou L, Arsali M, Athanasiou Y, Zavros M, Stylianou K, Xydakis D, Daphnis E, Gale DP, Maxwell PH, Elia A, Pattaro C, Pierides A, Deltas C. (2013). Epistatic Role of the MYH9/APOL1 Region on Familial Hematuria Genes. PLoS One ;8(3):e57925. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0057925
  • Erguler K, Pieri P, Deltas C. (2013). A mathematical model of the unfolded protein stress response reveals the decision mechanism for recovery adaptation and apoptosis. BMC Syst Biol. Feb 21;7:16. https://doi.org/10.1186/1752-0509-7-16
  • Deltas C, Pierides A, Voskarides K. (2013). Molecular genetics of familial hematuric diseases. Nephrol Dial Transplant. Dec;28(12):2946-2960. https://doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gft253
  • Deltas C, Gale D, Cook T, Voskarides K, Athanasiou Y, Pierides A. (2013). C3 Glomerulonephritis/CFHR5 Nephropathy Is an Endemic Disease in Cyprus: Clinical and Molecular Findings in 21 Families. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2013;735:189-96. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-4118-2_12


  • Deltas C, Voskarides K, Demosthenous P, Papazachariou L, Zirogiannis P, Pierides A. (2012). The power of molecular genetics in establishing the diagnosis and offering prenatal testing: The case for Alport Syndrome. Diseases of Renal Parenchyma ISBN: 978-953-51-0245-8. Link
  • Papagregoriou G, Erguler K, Dweep H, Voskarides K, Koupepidou P, Athanasiou Y, Pierides A, Gretz N, Felekkis KN, Deltas C. (2012). A miR-1207-5p Binding Site Polymorphism Abolishes Regulation of HBEGF and Is Associated with Disease Severity in CFHR5 Nephropathy. PLoS One 7(2):e31021. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0031021
  • Deltas C, Pierides A, Voskarides K. The role of molecular genetics in diagnosing familial hematuria(s). Pediatr Nephrol. 2012 Aug;27(8):1221-31. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00467-011-1935-5
  • Demosthenous P, Voskarides K, Stylianou K, Hadjigavriel M, Arsali M, Patsias C, Georgaki E, Zirogiannis P, Stavrou C, Daphnis E, Pierides A, Deltas C, the Hellenic Nephrogenetics Research Consortium. (2012). X-linked Alport syndrome in Hellenic families: Phenotypic heterogeneity and mutations near interruptions of the collagen domain in COL4A5.Clin Genet. Mar;81(3):240-8. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-0004.2011.01647.x


  • Athanasiou Y, Voskarides K, Gale DP, Damianou L, Patsias C, Zavros M, Maxwell PH, Cook HT, Demosthenous P, Hadjisavvas A, Kyriacou K, Zouvani I, Pierides A, Deltas C. (2011 ). Familial C3 Glomerulopathy Associated with CFHR5 Mutations: Clinical Characteristics of 91 Patients in 16 Pedigrees. ClinJ Am Soc Nephrol. Jun;6(6):1436-46. https://doi.org/10.2215/cjn.09541010
  • Felekkis K, Voskarides K, Dweep H, Sticht C, Gretz N, Deltas C. (2011). Increased number of microRNA target sites in genes encoded in CNV regions. Evidence for an evolutionary genomic interaction? Mol Biol Evol. Sep;28(9):2421-4. https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msr078
  • Koupepidou P, Felekkis KN, Kränzlin B, Sticht C, Gretz N, Deltas C(2011). Cyst formation in the PKD2 (1-703) transgenic rat precedes deregulation of proliferation-related pathways. BMC Nephrol. Sep 2;11:23. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2369-11-23


  • Deltas C. (2010). Small and Big Countries and the Sharing of Expertise and Biological Samples Under a New Perspective. The Place for Biobanks and Core Facilities Austral-Asian. Journal of Cancer 9 135-136.
  • Gale DP, de Jorge EG, Cook HT, Martinez-Barricarte R, Hadjisavvas A, McLean AG, Pusey CD, Pierides A, Kyriacou K, Athanasiou Y, Voskarides K, Deltas C, Palmer A, Frémeaux-Bacchi V, de Cordoba SR, Maxwell PH, Pickering MC. (2010). Identification of a mutation in complement factor H-related protein 5 in patients of Cypriot origin with glomerulonephritis. Lancet 2010 Sep 4;376(9743):794-801. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0140-6736(10)60670-8
  • Liu M, Shi S, Senthilnathan S, Yu J, Wu E, Bergmann C, Zerres K, Bogdanova N, Coto E, Deltas C. (2010) Genetic Variation of DKK3 May Modify Renal Disease Severity in ADPKD. J Am Soc Nephrol. Sep;21 (9):1510-20. https://doi.org/10.1681/asn.2010030237


  • Pierides A, Voskarides K, Athanasiou Y, Ioannou K, Damianou L, Arsali M, Zavros M, Pierides M, Vargemezis V, Patsias C, Zouvani I, Elia A, Kyriacou K, Deltas C. (2009). Clinico-pathological correlations in 127 patients in 11 large pedigrees, segregating one of three heterozygous mutations in the COL4A3/ COL4A4 genes associated with familial haematuria and significant late progression to proteinuria and chronic kidney disease from focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. Sep;24(9):2721-9. https://doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfp158
  • Voskarides K, Deltas C. (2009). Screening for mutations in kidney-related genes using SURVEYOR nuclease for cleavage at heteroduplex mismatches. J Mol Diagn. Jul;11(4):311-8. https://doi.org/10.2353/jmoldx.2009.080144
  • Deltas C. (2009). Thin basement membrane nephropathy: is there genetic predisposition to more severe disease? Pediatr Nephrol. Apr;24(4):877-9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00467-008-1042-4


  • Voskarides K, Makariou C, Papagregoriou G, Stergiou N, Printza N, Alexopoulos E, Elia A, Papachristou F, Pierides A, Georgaki E, Deltas C. (2008). NPHS2 screening with SURVEYOR in Hellenic children with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol.  Aug;23(8):1373-5. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00467-008-0804-3
  • Felekkis KN, Koupepidou P, Kastanos E, Witzgall R, Bai C, Li L, Tsiokas L, Gretz N, Deltas C. (2008). Mutant polycystin-2 induces proliferation in primary rat tubular epithelial cells in a STAT-1/p21-independent fashion accompanied instead by alterations in expression of p57KIP2 and Cdk2. BMC Nephrol. Aug 25;9:10. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2369-9-10


  • Voskarides K, Damianou L, Neocleous V, Zouvani I, Christodoulidou S, Hadjiconstantinou V, Ioannou K, Athanasiou Y, Patsias C, Alexopoulos E, Pierides A, Kyriacou K, Deltas C. (2007). COL4A3/COL4A4 mutations producing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis and renal failure in thin basement membrane nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol. Nov; 18(11):3004-16. https://doi.org/10.1681/asn.2007040444 It was featured in the Highlights of this issue while a special invited Editorial by CE Kashtan was published in the same issue commenting on the results. Also, this paper was included in the list of papers recommended for reading, by the Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation Journal, issue of November 2007.