Irene M. Gavras, MD

Emeritus Professor, Medicine

Irene Gavras
700 Albany St Ctr for Adv Biomed Res


My clinical expertise is in evaluating complicated cases of hypertension and teaching medical students and house staff.
My research expertise is in the evaluation of experimental animal data and evaluation of clinical research results, as well as helping young trainees to prepare presentations.



  • University of Athens, MD


  • Published on 1/9/2014

    Marketou ME, Kontaraki J, Zacharis E, Parthenakis F, Maragkoudakis S, Gavras I, Gavras H, Vardas PE. Differential gene expression of bradykinin receptors 1 and 2 in peripheral monocytes from patients with essential hypertension. J Hum Hypertens. 2014 Jul; 28(7):450-5. PMID: 24401952.

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  • Published on 1/1/2014

    Manolis AJ, Poulimenos LE, Kallistratos MS, Gavras I, Gavras H. Sympathetic overactivity in hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Curr Vasc Pharmacol. 2014 Jan; 12(1):4-15. PMID: 23905597.

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  • Published on 4/10/2013

    Marketou ME, Kintsurashvili E, Androulakis NE, Kontaraki J, Alexandrakis MG, Gavras I, Vardas PE, Gavras H. Blockade of platelet alpha2B-adrenergic receptors: a novel antiaggregant mechanism. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 3; 168(3):2561-6. PMID: 23582690.

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  • Published on 4/1/2012

    Gavras I, Gavras H. 'Volume-expanded' hypertension: the effect of fluid overload and the role of the sympathetic nervous system in salt-dependent hypertension. J Hypertens. 2012 Apr; 30(4):655-9. PMID: 22227820.

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  • Published on 5/27/2010

    Manolis AJ, Marketou ME, Gavras I, Gavras H. Cardioprotective properties of bradykinin: role of the B(2) receptor. Hypertens Res. 2010 Aug; 33(8):772-7. PMID: 20505673.

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  • Published on 2/25/2010

    Marketou M, Kintsurashvili E, Papanicolaou KN, Lucero HA, Gavras I, Gavras H. Cardioprotective effects of a selective B(2) receptor agonist of bradykinin post-acute myocardial infarct. Am J Hypertens. 2010 May; 23(5):562-8. PMID: 20186129.

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  • Published on 4/2/2009

    Rosenthal T, Gavras I. Angiotensin inhibition and malignancies: a review. J Hum Hypertens. 2009 Oct; 23(10):623-35. PMID: 19339998.

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  • Published on 11/6/2008

    Kintsurashvili E, Shenouda S, Ona D, Ona L, Ahmad S, Ravid K, Gavras I, Gavras H. Hypertension in transgenic mice with brain-selective overexpression of the alpha(2B)-adrenoceptor. Am J Hypertens. 2009 Jan; 22(1):41-5. PMID: 18989257.

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  • Published on 8/28/2008

    Silva VS, Martin LC, Franco RJ, Carvalho FC, Bregagnollo EA, Castro JH, Gavras I, Gavras H. Pleiotropic effects of statins may improve outcomes in atherosclerotic renovascular disease. Am J Hypertens. 2008 Oct; 21(10):1163-8. PMID: 18670414.

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  • Published on 3/17/2008

    Duka A, Kintsurashvili E, Duka I, Ona D, Hopkins TA, Bader M, Gavras I, Gavras H. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition after experimental myocardial infarct: role of the kinin B1 and B2 receptors. Hypertension. 2008 May; 51(5):1352-7. PMID: 18347228.

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