Current Students

 

Alex Magdi
Alexandra Taracanova
Tufts University
Magdalini Vasiadi
Tufts University
   
Arti Anna
Arti Patel
Tufts University
Anna Taliou, MD
Athens University
   
Katie  
Zuyi (Katie) Weng, BS
Tufts University
 

 

 

 

Dr. Theoharides has graduated seven Ph.D. (mean duration of research 2.5 years) and four M.S. (Dental) students (mean duration of research 1 year) and currently has one Pharmacology and one Biochemistry graduate student.

 

1978-79 Stewart Greissman, MD MD, Yale Sch of Medicine Asst. Professor of Rheumatology, Cornell Medical Center , New York

 

1980-82 Nikolaos Tsakalos, MD DSc, Aristotle University Instructor in Medicine, Aristotle Greece University, Thessaloniki , Greece (deceased 1/86)

 

1985-90 Mona Lambracht-Hall, BS PhD, Tufts University Associate Professor of Biology, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

 

1991 G. Goumenos, BPh, DDS MS, Tufts University Asst. Professor of Periodontology, DSc, Athens Univ. Athens Univ. School of Medicine, Greece

 

1989-93 A. Konstantinidou, MD DSc, Aristotle UniversityPracticing Neurologist, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

1990-93 H. Vliagoftis, MD DSc, Aristotle University Fellow, Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine Canada

 

1992-93 Eman Haggag, MS DSc, Cairo University Research Scientist, National Egypt Research Foundation , Egypt

 

1989-95 Ivan Correia, MS, MBA PhD, Tufts University Postdoctorate Fellow, CEO, Biotech Company, Cambridge, MA

 

1994-95 Mohammed Alhelal, DDS MSc, Tufts University Faculty of Dentistry, Riahd University , Saudia Arabia

 

1994-98 Leena Singh, MD PhD, Tufts University Practicing Endocrinologist, CA

 

1998-02 Pamela Esposito, BS PhD, Tufts U. Researcher, Galena Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA

 

1999-02 Man Huang , MD PhD, Tufts U. Research Associate, Eli Lily, OH

 

1999-02 Michael Lytinas, DDS PhD, U. Athens Inventer, Boston, MA

 

1999-03 Kristiana Kandere, BS PhD, Tufts U. Post-doctorate Fellow, NorthWestern University, IL

 

2002- 03 Abdulmohsen Alrohaimi, DDS MS, PhD Tufts U. VP, FDA, Saudi Arabia

 

2002- 05 Jill Donelan, BS PhD, Tufts U Scientist II, Millenium Pharmaceuticals, MA

 

2003-05 Jing Cao, M.D. PhD, Tufts U Post-doctorate Fellow, Cancer Inst., NJ

 

2005-08 Michael Tagen, BS PhD, Tufts U Senior Research Investigator,Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ

 

2007-08 Virginia Karapanou, DMD. MSc, Tufts University Associate Professor of Endodontics, Tufts School of Dental Medicine

 

2008-11 Bodi Zhang, MPH PhD candidate, Tufts U Strategy Consultant, Thorne Res

 

2009-11 Evangelos Papathanasiou, DMD MS, Tufts University  Asst. Prof. Periodontologist, Tufts University, MA

 

2008-13  Zuyi Weng, BA  PhD, Tufts University

 

2006-10 Magdalini Vasiadi, DSc, Athens U

 

2009-13 Magdalini Vasiadi, BA   PhD Tufts University            

 

2011- Anilia Taliou, MD DSc candidate, Athens U

 

2011- Anastasia Therianou, MD DSc candidate, Athens U

 

2011-15 Alexandra Miniati, MD DSc candidate, Athens U

 

2011- Nikolaos Sismanopoulos, MD DSc candidate, Athens U

 

2011-14 Melina Shoni, MD DSc candidate, Athens U

 

2012- Arti Patel, MS PhD candidate, Tufts U

 

2012- Alexandra Taracanova PhD candidate, Tufts U

 

2013-  Iro Palaska, DM, MS   DSc candidate, Athens U

 

2014-  Amanda Gross, BS  PhD candidate, Tufts U

 

 

 

 

 

Graduate Student Rotations

1984 Charles Vecoli
1985 Karen J. Kotkow
1986 Jennifer Hartigan
1986 Barbara LeDuc
1989 Ivan Correia
1989 Michael Polymenis
1993 Leena Kudchadker
1994 Monette M. Cotreau-Bibbo
1997 Beverly Harrington
1998 Pamela Esposito
1998 Leah Hesse
1998 Kerry Culm
1999 Kristiana Kandere
2000 Jill Berry
2001 Sarah Poplawski
2002 Abdu Alrohaimi
2003 Lu Gan
2003 Anna Markowska
2004 Man Chun
2004 Lauren Oleson
2005 Brigham B. Hyde
2005 Michael Tagen
2005 Brenda Stoller
2006 Kathryn Heard
2008 Bodi Zhang
2009 Erin Fields
2010 Katie Weng

2011 Tuiy Vien

2011 Arti Patel

 

 

 

 

Medical & Dental Student Research Training

1985 Alicia Cartagena M '88
1985-86 Aviva Lee-Parritz M '88
1985-86 John Savala M '90
1989-90 John Malcynski M '91
1989-90 Jonathan Gorbach M '93
1990 Todd Leventhal M '92
1992 Ali Habibi M '94
1992 Shahram Hoghaddam D '94
1999 George Chiang M '00
2004 Matthew Christian M '05
2004 Craig Weikauf M’ 08
2005 Kristen Farwell M’08
2007-10 Dean Papaliodis M’ 11
2010-11 John Stratigis M’ 14

2010-11 Petel Milonas MBS’ 11
2011-12 Steven Punzell MBS’10

2014  Lauren Arbetman  MBS'14

 

 

 

College Student Research Training

1990-91 John Solomonides Tufts '91
1990 Helen Delihatsiou MIT '91
1992 Patti Siri Tufts '92
1993 Jessica Greenwood Tufts '93
1993-94 Tania Mangones BU '95
1994 Eric Evans Tufts '94
1995 Lisa Alferes Tufts '95
1995 Nicholas Varelas BunkerHill '99
1995 Konstantinos Ligris BU '98
1995-99 Nicholas Alexakos Tufts '97
1995 Dana Wald Tufts '96
1996 Jose Betances Amherst '98 (NIH - Minority Trainee)
1997 Panagiotis Theofilopoulos U. Athens '98
1997 Tracye D. Kyles Southern U. '98 (NIH - Minority Trainee)
1998 Kim Bates, R.N. Tufts '99
1998-99 Marlon Green U.Mass. Boston '01 (NIH-Minority Trainee)
1998 Kathleen Spear Curry College '99
1999-00 Antone Alfonso Curry College '00
2000 Sheila Jeudy Tufts '03 (NIH-Minority Trainee)
2000 Athena-Eleni Mavroudhes BU '00
2000 Gregory Patakos Tufts '02
2006 Rachel Singh Tufts ’06
2006 E.J. Isoba Tufts ’06
2006 Lauren Hess U. Texas at Austin ‘08
2006-07 Nivine Baba Am. U. Beirut ’06
2007 Vasilios Kotsiopoulos, BS BU ‘07
2009 Jennifer Eng Tufts ‘11
2009 Vangelis Papadimas Cornell ‘09

2011 Maria Deligiannides Olivet Nazarene University ‚12

 

 

 

 

Post-Baccalaureate Student Research Training

2005-07 Anthony Clemons NIH PREP Fellow

 

 

 

 

High School Student Summer Research Training

1985 Tracy Desmond Museum of Science Internship
1986 Diane Pfaelzer Museum of Science Internship
1992 Ruth Dorcelus NIH Minority Trainee
1993 Novella Brady Boston Latin Academy , NIH Minority Trainee
1993 Nicholas Karatzas Woburn High, went to Boston U.
1993 Anastasia Condos Windsor High, went to Harvard U.
1993 Konstantinos Ligris Newton South High, now attends Suffolk Law School
1994 Jason Goler Walpole High, NIH Minority Trainee
1995 Monica David Newton North, NIH Minority Trainee
1996 Marlon Green Madison Park, NIH Minority Trainee
1997 Paki Philips Pinkerton Academy , NIH Minority Trainee
1998 Cynthia Mompoint Montrose School, NIH Minority Trainee, went to Georgetown U.
1998 Daphne Duvalsaint Stoughton High School , Stoughton , MA
1999 Sheila Jeudy Fontbonne Academy, Milton , MA , now attends Tufts University
2001 Amma Asane Milton Academy , NIH Minority Trainee
2001 David Tutor Newton South High School
2002 Joshna Hicks Devotion School , Brookline , NIH Minority Trainee
2003 Rayna Briceno Newton County Day, Newton , MA , NIH Minority Trainee, will attend Tufts U.
2004 Kathleen Solage Boston Latin, NIH Minority Trainee
2004 Tayrickia Adams Arlington High, NIH Minority Trainee
2005 Harrison Barnes Brimmer & Mary School, Chestnut Hill, MA, NIH Minority Trainee
2005 Linwood Jackson Archbishop Williams High, Braintree, MA, NIH Minority Trainee
2007 Cedric S. White St. Sebastian’s School, MA, NIH Minority Trainee
2009 Kwaku Acheampong
2009 Trisha Barungi
2009 H. Kalogeromitros Psychico Athens Prep School, Athens, Greece
2010 Jodaelle Racine Prospect Hill Academy Charter School, Cambridge, MA

2011 Rose Fountotos  Marianopolis College, Montreal, Canada
2013 Mariana Athanasiou  Sadbury High school, MA

 

 

 

 

 

Trainee Distinctions (on work performed in our laboratory)

 

1985 Alicia Cartagena , MD (M'88) Dean's Research Fellowship; First Prize, Mennheim-Ingelheim National Student Pharmacology Assay Competition; 1988 Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation National Medical Fellowship Merit Award, Tufts U.

 

1985 Mona Lambracht-Hall, PhD ('89) Berlex Laboratory Graduate Fellowship

 

1985 Aviva Lee-Parritz, MD (M'88) Dean's Research Fellowship; 1988 William Dameshek Research Award; 1988 Harry H. Brenner Memorial Award, Tufts University

 

1986 John H. Savala, MD (‘90) American Heart Association Student Stroke Scholarship

 

1988 Leticia Acquah, MD (M'88) Kos Pharmaceuticals Student Fellowship

 

1990 Todd Leventhal, MD (M'92) American Foundation for Urologic Disease Fellowship

 

1990 Mohamed G. Haggag, DDS American Peace Fellowship

 

1991 John Solomonides, MD (T'90) New England Hellenic Medical & Dental Society Award

 

1992 Shahram Hoghaddam (D'93) Provost and NIH Student Summer Research Fellowship

 

1999 George Chiang (M'00) American Urologic Association Student

Summer Research Fellowship

 

1999 Marlon Green (UMass'00) New England Biomedical Science Careers Award

 

2001 George Chiang (M'00) William Dameshek Research Award, Tufts University

 

2001 Man Huang, M.D. Christian Herter Fund Travel Award

 

2002 Man Huang, M.D. Norris Cotton Cancer Graduate Student Award

 

2002 Natha Chandler, M.D. William Dameshek Research Award

 

2005 Jill Donellan, Ph.D. Sackler 2004, Experimental Biology 2005 Travel awards

 

2005 Kristen Farwell, M’08 Harold Williams Tufts Medical Student Research Fellowship

 

2006 Jill Donelan, B.S., Ph.D. ‘06 First Louis Lasagna Translational Research Award, Commencement speaker 2006, Tufts University

 

2008 Michael Tagen, B.S., Ph.D. ‘08 Experimental Biology 2008 Travel Award New England Pharmacologists 2008 Award
Sackler 2008 Travel Award

 

2010 Bodi Zhang, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. ’11 Sackler Earl Charton 2010 Award

 

2014   Alexandra Taracanova, B.S.   Deran's Fellowship

 

 

upcoming events
25February

TACA Georgia - February 25, 2017

 

 

 

12May

TACA Philadelphia - May 12-14, 2017

 

 

 

24May

AutismOne Colorado - May 24-28, 2017

 

 

Prof. Theoharides' Invited Lectures (2015-16)

  • • Australia Autism Lecture (April 24, 2015; Melbourne, Australia)
  • • Boston Conservatory of Music (May 5, 2015; Boston, MA)
  • • Autism Education Summit (September 26, 2015; Dallas, TX)
  • • National Autism Association (October 15, 2015; St. Pete, FL)
  • • Autism Research Institute (December 5, 2015; Boston, MA, 2015)
  • • Cyprus Pediatric Association (February 14, 2016; Nicosia, CY)
  • • TARF Think Tank (February 19, 2016; Boston, MA)
  • • NCIMS (February 27, 2016;Greenboro, NC)
  • • TACA Massachusetts (March 12, 2016; Watertown MA)
  • • 11th PanHellenic Conference on Allergy & Clinical Immunology (April 16, 2016; Athens, Greece)
  • • TACA Webinar (April 25, 2016; 1 pm)
  • • All Childrens Hospital (April 1, 2016; St. Pete, FL)
  • • TACA Philadelphia (May 7, 2016; Philadelphia, PA)
  • • Autism One (May 27, 2016; Chicago, IL)
  • • Autism One Think Tank (May 28, 2016; Chicago, IL)
  • • EAAACI (June 7-11, 2017; Vienna, Austria)
  • • Old North State Medical Society (June 23-25, 2016; Raleigh, NC)
  • • FASEB Summer Research Conference in the long-running Neuroimmunology series entitled "Translational Neuroimmunology: From Mechanisms to Therapeutics" (July 24-29, 2016; Big Sky, MT)
  • • 11th Annual USAAA World Autism and Asperger Conference (August 29, 2016; Louisville, KY)
  • • MAPS Conference (September 9, 2016; Atlanta, GA)
  • • The Mastocytosis Society (September 15-17, 2016; Orlando, FL)
  • • International College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology (ICGP) (October 7, 2016; Athens, Greece)
  • • TACA National Conference (October 22, 2016; Costa Mesa, CA)
  • • ILADS Annual meeting (November 4, 2016; Philadelphia, PA)
  • • 37th UMEMPS (Union of Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean Pediatric Societies-Cyprus Pediatric Society (November 6, 2016; Limassol, Cyprus)
  • • 1st International Conference on Autism (November 22, 2016; Paphos, Cyprus)

EAAACI=European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
ILADS=International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society
MAPS=Medical Academy of Pediatrics  Se-0pcial Needs
NCIMS=North Carolina Integrative Medical Society
TARF=The Autism Research Foundation
TACA=Think About Curing Autism
ILADS=International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society


 

 

 

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