Τhe mission of the Division of Immunology is to advance knowledge on complex immunological diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, pulmonary diseases, multiple sclerosis and cancer using a variety of approaches including transgenesis, biochemistry, imaging, computational modelling and systems-level profiling.Researchers at the Division focus on the development of animal models to dissect the molecular and cellular mechanisms that underlie disease pathogenesis, aiming at the establishment of innovative translational platforms for the discovery and validation of novel therapeutics and biomarkers.


Current member researchers of the Division:

G. Kollias - Molecular and cellular mechanisms of chronic inflammation and cancer
V. Aidinis - Molecular pathophysiology of pulmonary inflammation, fibrosis and cancer
D. Kontoyiannis - Post-transcriptional modules of gene expression in physiology and disease
E. Douni - Mouse Functional Genetics for bone, immune and neurological diseases
V. Kostourou - Blood vessel morphogenesis and function
M. Armaka -
P. Kafasla - Nuclear Ribonucleoprotein complexes (RNPs) in immune response and cancer
V. Koliaraki - Origin, plasticity and function of the intestinal microenvironment in health and disease
M. Tsoumakidou -
M. Verykokakis - Development and function of innate T lymphocytes 
A. Matralis -


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