Christina Dimovasili, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Anatomy & Neurobiology

Christina Dimovasili
700 Albany Street


  • University of Crete, PhD
  • University of Glasgow, MS
  • University of Athens, BS


  • Published on 11/22/2023

    DeVries SA, Conner B, Dimovasili C, Moore TL, Medalla M, Mortazavi F, Rosene DL. Immune proteins C1q and CD47 may contribute to aberrant microglia-mediated synapse loss in the aging monkey brain that is associated with cognitive impairment. Geroscience. 2024 Apr; 46(2):2503-2519. PMID: 37989825.

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  • Published on 8/5/2022

    Dimovasili C, Fair AE, Garza IR, Batterman KV, Mortazavi F, Moore TL, Rosene DL. Aging compromises oligodendrocyte precursor cell maturation and efficient remyelination in the monkey brain. Geroscience. 2023 Feb; 45(1):249-264. PMID: 35930094.

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  • Published on 7/11/2022

    Mathioudakis L, Dimovasili C, Bourbouli M, Latsoudis H, Kokosali E, Gouna G, Vogiatzi E, Basta M, Kapetanaki S, Panagiotakis S, Kanterakis A, Boumpas D, Lionis C, Plaitakis A, Simos P, Vgontzas A, Kafetzopoulos D, Zaganas I. Study of Alzheimer's disease- and frontotemporal dementia-associated genes in the Cretan Aging Cohort. Neurobiol Aging. 2023 Mar; 123:111-128. PMID: 36117051.

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  • Published on 1/23/2021

    Dimovasili C, Fadouloglou VE, Kefala A, Providaki M, Kotsifaki D, Kanavouras K, Sarrou I, Plaitakis A, Zaganas I, Kokkinidis M. Crystal structure of glutamate dehydrogenase 2, a positively selected novel human enzyme involved in brain biology and cancer pathophysiology. J Neurochem. 2021 May; 157(3):802-815. PMID: 33421122.

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  • Published on 1/1/2021

    Basta M, Zaganas I, Simos P, Koutentaki E, Dimovasili C, Mathioudakis L, Bourbouli M, Panagiotakis S, Kapetanaki S, Vgontzas A. Apolipoprotein E ?4 (APOE ?4) Allele is Associated with Long Sleep Duration Among Elderly with Cognitive Impairment. J Alzheimers Dis. 2021; 79(2):763-771. PMID: 33361595.

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  • Published on 7/20/2020

    Al Rahim M, Yoon Y, Dimovasili C, Shao Z, Huang Q, Zhang E, Kezunovic N, Chen L, Schaffner A, Huntley GW, Ubarretxena-Belandia I, Georgakopoulos A, Robakis NK. Presenilin1 familial Alzheimer disease mutants inactivate EFNB1- and BDNF-dependent neuroprotection against excitotoxicity by affecting neuroprotective complexes of N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor. Brain Commun. 2020; 2(2):fcaa100. PMID: 33005890.

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  • Published on 6/15/2020

    Yoon Y, Voloudakis G, Doran N, Zhang E, Dimovasili C, Chen L, Shao Z, Darmanis S, Tang C, Tang J, Wang VX, Hof PR, Robakis NK, Georgakopoulos A. PS1 FAD mutants decrease ephrinB2-regulated angiogenic functions, ischemia-induced brain neovascularization and neuronal survival. Mol Psychiatry. 2021 Jun; 26(6):1996-2012. PMID: 32541930.

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  • Published on 3/30/2015

    Dimovasili C, Aschner M, Plaitakis A, Zaganas I. Differential interaction of hGDH1 and hGDH2 with manganese: Implications for metabolism and toxicity. Neurochem Int. 2015 Sep; 88:60-5. PMID: 25837286.

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  • Published on 2/11/2014

    Zaganas IV, Kanavouras K, Borompokas N, Arianoglou G, Dimovasili C, Latsoudis H, Vlassi M, Mastorodemos V. The odyssey of a young gene: structure-function studies in human glutamate dehydrogenases reveal evolutionary-acquired complex allosteric regulation mechanisms. Neurochem Res. 2014; 39(3):471-86. PMID: 24515454.

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  • Published on 6/12/2012

    Karadima G, Dimovasili C, Koutsis G, Vassilopoulos D, Panas M. Age at onset in Huntington's disease: replication study on the association of HAP1. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2012 Nov; 18(9):1027-8. PMID: 22698993.

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