Amenta-Kyriazi Stella

Amenta-Kyriazi Stella Pediatrician

Head of Clinical Genetics Department

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • 1998-2004: National & Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical Genetics Unit – Scientific associate
  • 1998-2004: National & Kapodistrian University of Athens Thesis in Medical Genetics
    Title: “Clinical manifestations and molecular investigation of 50 children with Williams syndrome in the Greek population”
  • 1999-2000: National & Kapodistrian University of Athens Master in Medical Genetics
  • 1994-1999: Α’Pediatric Clinic of National & Kapodistrian University of Athens    Specialty in Pediatrics
  • 1991-1994: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA  Post-doc research Fellow in Hem – Onc Clinical Dysmorphology outpatient clinic
  • 1984-1990: Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki, Greece Medical Degree

Professional experience

  • 2009-today  Clinical Genetics outpatient clinic
  • 1999-today   Private practice in pediatrics

Clinical and Research Interest

Clinical interest:

  • Pediatrics and Genetics

Research interest:

  • Genetics

Awards

  • 1985-1987 National Scholarship Programm
  • 2004 Β’ Choremio Award – 42ο Panhellenic Pediatric Congress

Books

Williams Syndrome: Guidelines and long term follow up

Publications

  • Fryssira H, et al: Cantu syndrome associated with ovarian agenesis, Molecular Syndromology, in press
  • Fryssira H, Tsoutsou E, Psoni S, Amenta S, ……..Chaliasos N: Partial Monosomy 14q involving FOXG1 and NOVA1 in an infant with microcephaly, seizures and severe developmental delay, Mol Cytogenet 2016, Aug 2
  • Helen Fryssira, Stella Amenta, Deniz Kanber,……..Karin Buiting: A novel large deletion of the ICR1 region including H19 and putative enhancer elements, BMC Medical Genetics, 2015
  • Fryssira H, Kakourou T, Valari M, Stefanaki K, Amenta S, Kanavakis E.: “Incontinentia pigmenti revisited. A novel nonsense mutation of the IKBKG gene”. Acta Paediatr. 2011 Jan; 100(1):128-33.
  • Howald C, Merla G, Digilio MC, Amenta S, Lyle R, Deutsch S, Choudhury U, Bottani A, Antonarakis SE, Fryssira H, Dallapiccola B, Reymond A. “Two high throughput technologies to detect segmental aneuploidies identify new Williams-Beuren syndrome patients with atypical deletions”. J Med Genet. 2006 Mar; 43(3):266-73. Epub 2005 Jul 1.
  • S Amenta, C Sofocleous, A Kolialexi, L Thomaidis, S Giouroukos, E Karavitakis, A Mavrou, S Kitsiou, E Kanavakis, and H Fryssira : “Clinical manifestations and molecular investigation of 50 patients with Williams syndrome in the Greek population”. Pediatr Res. 2005 Jun; 57(6):789-95. Epub 2005 Mar 17.
  • Xekouki S,Fryssira H, Maniati-Christidi M, Amenta S, Karavitakis E, Kanaka-Gantenbein C, Dakou- Voutetakis C: “Growth Hormone Deficiency in a Child with Williams-Beuren Syndrome. The Response to Growth Hormone Therapy”. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism 2005, 18 (2): 205-207.
  • Amenta S, Moschovi M, Sofocleous C, Kostaridou S, Mavrou A, Fryssira H: “Non–Hodgkin lymphoma in a child with Williams syndrome”. Cancer Genet and Cytogenet, 2004, 154(1)86-88.
  • Hasan AA., Amenta S., Schmaier AH: “Bradykinin and its metabolite, Arg-Pro-Pro-Gly-Phe, are selective inhibitors of alpha –thrombin induced platelet activation”, Circulation, 1996; 94(3):517-528.
  • Gluszko P.,Undas A., Amenta S., Szczeklik A., Schmaier AH: “Administration of gamma interferon in human subjects decreases plasminogen activation and fibrinolysis without influencing C1 inhibitor”, JLab Clin Med 1994, 123(2):232-40
  • Schmaier A.H., Amenta S., Xiong T., Heda G.D., Gewirtz A.M: “Expression of Platelet C1 Inhibitor”, Blood 1993, 82(2):465-47

Membership in Medical Societies

  • European Society of Human Genetics
  • Hellenic Pediatric Society
  • Hellenic Society of Medical Geneticists (General Secretary)
  • Athens Medical Association

ΜΗΤΕΡΑ: Αγγελία

Η Ιδιωτική Γενική, Μαιευτική-Γυναικολογική & Παιδιατρική Κλινική ΜΗΤΕΡΑ Α.Ε. προκειμένου να καλύψει τις ανάγκες της συνεχούς ανάπτυξης της, επιθυμεί να προσλάβει Διευθυντή Τεχνικών υπηρεσιών.
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