Effie Tsilibary, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Effie Tsilibary

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-467-1466

Office Address:
321 Church St SE
6-145 Jackson Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0250

Mailing Address:
Room 6-145 JacH
1216A (Campus Delivery Code)
321 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience

PhD, Cell Biology & Anatomy, University of California, San Francisco

MD, Medical School, National University of Athens, Greece




Kapodistria, K, Tsilibary, E-PC, Kotsopoulou, E, Moustardas, P & Kitsiou, P 2018, 'Liraglutide, a human glucagon-like peptide-1 analogue, stimulates AKT-dependent survival signalling and inhibits pancreatic ?-cell apoptosis' Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 2970-2980. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcmm.13259

Pijet, B, Stefaniuk, M, Kostrzewska-Ksiezyk, A, Tsilibary, E-PC, Tzinia, A & Kaczmarek, L 2018, 'Elevation of MMP-9 Levels Promotes Epileptogenesis After Traumatic Brain Injury' Molecular Neurobiology, vol. 55, no. 12, pp. 9294-9306. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12035-018-1061-5

Xidaki, D, Agrafioti, P, Diomatari, D, Kaminari, A, Tsalavoutas-Psarras, E, Alexiou, P, Psycharis, V, Tsilibary, EC, Silvestros, S & Sagnou, M 2018, 'Synthesis of hydroxyapatite, ?-Tricalcium phosphate and biphasic calcium phosphate particles to act as local delivery carriers of curcumin: Loading, release and in vitro studies' Materials, vol. 11, no. 4, 595. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma11040595

Kaminari, A, Tsilibary, E-PC & Tzinia, A 2018, 'A New Perspective in Utilizing MMP-9 as a Therapeutic Target for Alzheimer's Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus' Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.3233/JAD-180035

Kaminari, A, Giannakas, N, Tzinia, A & Tsilibary, E-PC 2017, 'Overexpression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) rescues insulin-mediated impairment in the 5XFAD model of Alzheimer's disease' Scientific Reports, vol. 7, no. 1, 794. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-00794-5

Trohatou, O, Tsilibary, EF, Charonis, A, Iatrou, C & Drossopoulou, G 2017, 'Vitamin D3 ameliorates podocyte injury through the nephrin signalling pathway' Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, vol. 21, no. 10, pp. 2599-2609. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcmm.13180

Papakonstantinou, VD, Lagopati, N, Tsilibary, EC, Demopoulos, CA & Philippopoulos, AI 2017, 'A Review on Platelet Activating Factor Inhibitors: Could a New Class of Potent Metal-Based Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Induce Anticancer Properties?' Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications, vol. 2017, 6947034. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6947034

Katsoulieris, EN, Drossopoulou, GI, Kotsopoulou, ES, Vlahakos, DV, Lianos, EA & Tsilibary, E-PC 2016, 'High glucose impairs insulin signaling in the glomerulus: An in vitro and ex vivo approach' PLoS One, vol. 11, no. 7, e0158873. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0158873

Dafnis, I, Argyri, L, Sagnou, M, Tzinia, A, Tsilibary, EC, Stratikos, E & Chroni, A 2016, 'The ability of apolipoprotein e fragments to promote intraneuronal accumulation of amyloid beta peptide 42 is both isoform and size-specific' Scientific Reports, vol. 6, 30654. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep30654

Kapodistria, K, Tsilibary, EP, Politis, P, Moustardas, P, Charonis, A & Kitsiou, P 2015, 'Nephrin, a transmembrane protein, is involved in pancreatic beta-cell survival signaling' Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, vol. 400, pp. 112-128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mce.2014.11.003