Funding

2012-2014: Exploring the cardioprotective action of PPAR agonists in cardiac failure: relevance to MMP inhibition. Greek General Secretariat for Science and Technology. Joint Research and Technology programmes with Hungary.

2012-2015: Development of Novel Diagnostics and Treatment for Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure. Greek General Secretariat for Science and Technology, “Cooperation”.

2010-2013: The role of PPARβ/δ in normal and diabetic heart. Greek Ministry of Education, “HERACLEITUS II”

2006-2008: Effect of oxidative stress on apoptosis and Bcl-2 proteins regulation. Studies in cardiomyocytes, endothelial cells and peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Greek General Secretariat for Science and Technology. Joint Research and Technology programmes with Romania.

2005-2007: Regulation of gene expression by thyroid hormone analogs in cardiac myocytes. Greek Ministry of Education, PYTHAGORAS II.

2004-2006: Intracellular signalling pathways and activation of transcription factors in adaptation of the heart to ischemia/reperfusion injury. Greek General Secretariat for Science and Technology. Joint Research and Technology programmes with Slovakia.

2004-2005: Signal transduction through alpha-1 adrenergic receptors in rat heart. Embirikion Foundation, Athens.

2002-2006: The regulation of apoptosis in the heart. Εuropean Union, Improving Human Potential, Marie Curie Development Host Fellowships.

2001-2003: Intracellular mechanisms underlying calcium current activation after purinergic stimulation of cardiomyocytes. Greek General Secretariat for Science and Technology. Joint Research and Technology programmes with France.

2000-2002: Mechanisms of cardiac preconditioning: involvement of Bcl-2 family proteins. Royal Society of London.

1998-2000: Release of arachidonic acid and activation of potassium current in purinergic stimulation of normal and post-myocardial infarcted rat heart. Greek General Secretariat for Science and Technology. Joint Research and Technology programmes with France.

1996-1999: Αlpha-1 adrenergic function and dysfunction: Inotropism, arrhythmias and hypertrophy. European Union, BIOMED 2.

1996-1998: Cytoprotective mechanisms in ischemia/reperfusion injury: the role of protein kinase C. Greek General Secretariat for Science and Technology, PENED95.

1991-1993: The role of adenosine in the heart. Research Committee, Aristotle university of Thessaloniki.