Awards and Distinctions

1st prize for the best presentation on Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
17th Annual Combined Meeting of Hellenic Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery and Hellenic Society for Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery.
Thessaloniki, Greece, 1-3 December, 2011.

"Treatment of scaphoid nonunions in adolescents with vascularized bone grafts from distal radius"
Dailiana Z, Oikonomou Ch, Papatheodorou L, Varitimidis S, Hantes M, Malizos KN.

 

International Hand Travelling Fellowship Sholarship
awarded by the American Association for Surgery of the Hand (A.A.S.H.)
12 Sept - 7 Oct. 2011

Kontogeorgakos V.

 

Award for the best oral presentation
5th Congress of the Hellenic Society of Bioscientists
Athens, Greece, 25-27 November 2010

"DNA Microarrays Identification of TGFbeta-BMP Signalling Pathway Genes. Expression in Ostweoporotic Postmenausal Women"
Koromila Th, Dailiana Z, Samara S, Chassanidis Ch, Aleporou-Marinou V, Kollia P.

 

“Dimitris Manios” Award for the best oral presentation
66th Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (HAOST)
Athens, Greece, 13-16 October, 2010

"Association of CER1 gene novel polymorphisms with bone markers and osteoporotic fractures"
Koromila Th, Kollia P, Georgoulias P, Samara S, Chassanidis Ch, Aleporou-Marinou V, Dailiana Z.

 

Alexandros Kalos Award for the best oral presentation
18th Congress of the Hellenic Association for the Study on Bone Metabolism
(E.E.M.M.O.) Athens, 14-16 May, 2010

"Association of CER1 gene and bone markers with osteoporosis"
Koromila Th, Kollia P, Georgoulias P, Samara S, Chassanidis Ch, Aleporou-Marinou V, Dailiana Z.

 

“Viki Zachariou Award for the best clinical study
64th Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (HAOST)
Athens, Greece, 8-11 October, 2008

[The prize was shared between the two following studies]
"Assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life following Total Hip Arthroplasty"
Papakostidou I, Dailiana ZH, Varitimidis S, Mixelinakis M, Liaropoulos L, Malizos KN.

"Assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life following Total Knee Arthroplasty"
Papakostidou I, Dailiana ZH, Karachalios Th, Papapolixroniou Th, Zintzaras E, Malizos KN.

 

Biomet Award for the most innovative oral presentation
27th Annual Meeting of European Bone and Joint Infection Society (EBJIS)
Barcelona, Spain, 18 - 20 September, 2008

"The Role of Toll-like Receptors in Septic Arthritis"
Tsezou A, Siomou M, Poultsides L, Oikonomou P, Malizos KN.

 

National Award Winning Paper
13th ESSKA Meeting (European Congress of the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy)
Porto, Portugal, 21 – 24 May 2008

"Gene expression analysis in healing at tendon – bone interface in rabbits after transosseous application of low-intensity ultrasound"
Papatheodorou LK, Poultsides L, Hantes M, Grafanaki K, Stathopoulos C, Malizos KN.

 

3rd “George Noulis” prize for oral presentation
2nd Congress of the Hellenic Association of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery & Sports Injuries
Athens, Greece, 14 -16 June, 2007

"The use of 3-D CT scan as a new method to validate the position of the femoral tunnels in anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction"
Basdekis GK, Christel P, Anne F, Abi-Safi C.

 

George Noulis” Award for the best oral presentation
2nd Congress of the Hellenic Association of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery & Sports Injuries
Athens, Greece, 14 -16 June, 2007

"Gene expression analysis in healing at tendon graft-bone interface in rabbits after transosseous application of Low-Intensity Ultrasound"
Papatheodorou LK, Poultsides L, Hantes M, Grafanaki K, Stathopoulos C, Malizos KN.

 

“Ioannis Vamvas” Award for the best research study
63rd Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology
Athens, Greece, 9-13 October, 2007

"Epigenetic regulation of leptin affects MMP-13 expression in osteoarthritic chondrocytes: possible molecular target for osteoarthritis therapeutic intervention"
Tsezou A, Iliopoulos D, Simopoulou T, Stefanou N, Papatheodorou L, Varitimidis S, Malizos KN.

 

“Ioannis Vamvas” Award for the best research study
62nd Congress of the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (HAΟST)
Athens, Greece, 4-8 October, 2006

"The effect of short-term administration of Prednisolone, Indomethacin, Meloxicam and Rofecoxib in fracture healing. An exprerimental study in New Zealand white rabbits"
Boursinos LA, Karachalios T, Poultsides LA, Khaldi L, Malizos KN.

 

Travelling fellowship scholarship “A. Kavvadias” (competitive grant)
The Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (HAOST)

Dailiana Z.

 

Travelling fellowship scholarship “A. Kavvadias” (competitive grant)
The Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (HAOST)

Karachalios TS. 

 

Travelling fellowship scholarship “A. Kavvadias” (competitive grant)
The Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (HAOST)

Malizos K.N.

 

Travelling fellowship scholarship (competitive grant)
The European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy [ESSKA]

Hantes M.

 

1st prize for the best presentation
10th Congress of Hellenic Association of Medical Students,
Larissa, Greece, May 2006
 
"Injection Injuries of the Hand"
Bakarozi M, Oikonomou K, Moka S, Dailiana Z, Malizos KN.
[published: Journal Hippokratia (in press)]    

 

"Alexandros Kalos" Award for the best basic science study
14th Congress of the Hellenic Association for the Study on Bone Metabolism (E.E.M.M.O.)
Thessaloniki, 7-9 April 2006

"The effect of short-term administration of Prednisolone, Indomethacin, Meloxicam and Rofecoxib in fracture healing. An exprerimental study in New Zealand white rabbits"
Boursinos LA, Karachalios T, Poultsides LA, Khaldi L, Malizos KN.

 

3rd prize
Hellenic College of Orthopaedists, January 2006.

"Haematogenous infection in stable and unstable orthopaedic implants. Experimental study in rabbits"
Malizos KN, Poultsides L, Papatheodorou L, Roidis N, Varitimidis S.

 

EMBEC Scientific Award 2005 for the best published paper in peer-reviewed international journal in the field of Biomedical Engineering
3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC) organized by the International Federation of Medical and Biology Engineering (IFMBE).
Prague, Czech Republic, 20-25 November, 2005

"An ultrasound wearable system for the monitoring and acceleration of fracture healing in long bones"
Protopappas VC, Baga DA, Fotiadis DI, Likas AC, Papachristos AA, Malizos KN.
[published: IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 2005;52(9):1597-1608]

 

"Ioannis Vamvas" Award for the best research study
61st Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery & Trauma (HAOST) in cooperation with British Trauma Society
Athens, Greece 12-15 October, 2005

"Late haematogenous infection with MRSA strains carrying Panton-Valentine Leucocidin (PVL) and ica A and D genes in an experimental model of implant-related infection (IRI)"
Poultsides LA, Papatheodorou L, Karachalios Th, Petinaki E, Khaldi L, Malizos KN.

 

1st prize for the best presentation
24th Annual Meeting European Bone and Joint Infection Society (EBJIS)
Ljubljiana, Slovenia, 19 – 25 May, 2005

"Late haematogenous infection with MRSA strains carrying Panton-Valentine leucocidin (PVL) and ica A and D genes in an experimental model of implant-related infection (IRI)"
Poultsides LA, Papatheodorou L, Karachalios Th, Petinaki E, Maniatis A, Khaldi L, Malizos KN.

 

Award for the best presentation in Telemedicine
2nd International Conference on Telemedicine and Multimedia Communication,    
Warsaw-Kajetany, Poland, 8-9 October, 2004

"An ultrasound wearable system for the monitoring and acceleration of fracture healing in long bones"
[the USBone project, EU funded]
Protopappas VC, Baga D, Fotiadis DI, Likas A, Papachristos A, Malizos KN.

 

eEurope Award for eHealth-2004
The USBone project FP5 IST-2000-26350 (109 participants)
ranked 4th (finalist) at its section “Homecare and Telemedicine Tools and Services for citizens”  
Cork, Ireland, 5 – 6 May, 2004

Baga D, Protopappas V, Fotiadis DI, Malizos KN.

 

Marshall R. Urist Young Investigator Award
55th Annual Meeting of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons
Paris, 14 -18 May, 2003

"Genetic Background of Femoral Head Osteonecrosis: Is an Assosiation with Thrombophilic Mutations Present?"
Zalavras CG, Vartholomatos G, Dokou E, Malizos KN.

 

Resident/Fellow Essay Award  (prize:  $ 3.000)
21st Congress of the Arthroscopy Association of North America
Washington, DC, USA, April 2002

Autologous osteochondral transplantation for the treatment of knee cartilage defects. A 2-  to 5-year follow up.
Hantes M.

 

Raoul Tubiana Award
XXXVII Congress de la Societe Francaise de Chirurgie de la Main
Paris, France, 13 -15 December, 2001

"Lambeaux de periosté vascularisé de l’avant-bras, poignet et main. Étude anatomique"
Dailiana ZH, Malizos KN, Urbaniak JR.
(published in the Journal of Trauma)

 

2nd prize for the best publication of residents
American Journal of Orthopaedics, January 2001

"Back pain caused by benign tumors and tumor-like lesions of the thoracolumbar spine"
Kostas JP, Dailiana Z, Xenakis T, Beris AE, Kitsoulis P, Arnaoutoglou CM, Soucacos PN.

 

Award of Excellence
7th Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH)
Vancouver, Canada, 24-28 May, 1998

"Long-term results of end-to-side neurorrhaphy"
Zhang Z, Bo J, Soucacos PN, Malizos KN, Beris AE.

 
 

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