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A.H.E.P.A University General Hospital

A’ Department of Neurology




What should patients bring when visiting the clinic?
  • Insurance number, medications, previous tests, discharge summaries and medical reports concerning their medical condition.
Research Activities
  • Research in the field of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Event Related potentials in patients with dementia and memory disorders.
  • Indicative academic publications of the clinic:

Hatzifilippou E, Banaki T, Traka M, Koutsouraki Effrosyni, Kosta Vasiliki, Balogiannis Stavros (2007)  Apolipoprotein e phenotype in demented patients in Greece. European Journal of Neurology ; vol.14 p.55.

Hatzifilippou E, Banaki T, Traka M, Koutsouraki Effrosyni, Kosta Vasiliki, Balogiannis Stavros (2008). Apolipoprotein E phenotype in demented patients in Greek population. International Journal of Neuroscience. 118 (1) 163-172.

Kosta Vasiliki, Metziou K, Banaki T, Koutsouraki Effrosyni, Plastira A, Oraiopoulou E, Petridou E, Koiveraki F, Traka M, Balogiannis Stavros (2008).

Cognitive enhancement of patients who suffer from different types of dementia. Proceedings of 6th International Congress on the Improvement of the Quality of Life on Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, Epilepsy, MS and Muscular Disorders. Marseille – France. αρ.47-51.

Papaliagkas Vasileios, Anogeianakis Georgios, Kosta-Tsolaki Magdalini, Koliakos Georgios, Kimiskidis Vasileios  Combination of P300 and CSF β-amyloid(1-42) assays may provide a potential tool in the early diagnosis of Alzheimer s disease. Current Alzheimer Research. 2010; vol.7 issue.4 p.295-299

Kimiskidis Vasileios, Papaliagkas V Event-related potentials for the diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease. Expert Opinion in Medical Diagnostics. (2012). Vol. 6 (1) p. 15-26.

Sochocka Marta, Koutsouraki Effrosyni, Gasiorowski Kazimierz, Leszek Jerzy (2013). Vascular Oxidative Stress and Mitochondrial Failure in the Pathobiology of Alzheimer’s Disease: A New Approach to Therapy. CNS and Neurological Disorders – Drug Targets. vol.12 issue.6 p.870-88.

Euphrosyni Koutsouraki, Eleni Hatzifilippou  , Dimitrios Michmizos , Tania Banaki  , Vassiliki Costa , Stavros Baloyannis   (2014).The probable auto-antigenic role of lipids (anti-ganglioside antibodies) in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease . 42 Suppl 3:S163-6.

Koutsouraki Effrosyni (2014). Role of lifestyle modifiers in Alzheimer’s Disease. Acta Clinica Croatica. τόμ.53 σ.39.

Koutsouraki Effrosyni, Hatzifilippou E, Banaki T, Kosta Vasiliki, Balogiannis Stavros (2014). The Antibodies Against Gangliosides as Probable Biomarkers in the Serum of Demented Patients. Neurology. τόμ. 82 αρ. 10 Supplement p1.246

Lefauheur JP, Kimiskidis Vasileios, et. al (2014). Evidence-based guidelines on the therapeutic use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS). Clinical Neurophysiology. Vol. 125 issue 11 p. 2150–2206

Leszek Jerzy, Trypka Elżbieta, Koutsouraki Effrosyni, MichmizosDimitrios, Yarla Nagendra Sastry, Tarasov Vadim V, Ashraf Ghulam Md, Aliev Gjumrakch (2016). Late-life Depression and Alzheimer Disease: A Potential Synergy of the Underlying Mechanisms. Current Medicinal Chemistry. vol.23 p.1-6.

Koutsouraki Effrosyni, Kalatha Thaleia, Grosi Effrosyni, Koukoulidis Theodoros, Michmizos Dimitrios (2019). Cognitive decline in Multiple Sclerosis patients.Data collected from Multiple Sclerosis clinics of 1st Neurology Department of AHEPA University Hospital, AUTH in Thessaloniki, Greece. Hellenic Journal of Molecular medicine. τόμ.22 αρ.Suppl σ.75-81.

Kosta-Tsolaki Magdalini, Koutsouraki Effrosyni, Katsipis Georgios K, Myserlis Pavlos Gr, Chatzithoma Marilia A, Pantazaki Anastasia (2017). Alternative Anti-Infective/Anti-Inflammatory Therapeutic Options for Fighting Alzheimer’s Disease. Frontiers in Anti-Infective Drug Discovery. (eds) Atta-ur-Rehman & M. Iqbal Choudhary. Bentham Science. τόμ.6 σ.1-153 J Alzheimers Dis

Tsolaki AC, Tsolaki M, Pandria N, Lazarou E, Gkatzima O, Zilidou V, Karagianni M, Iakovidou-Kritsi Z, Kimiskidis VK, Bamidis PD.J Web-Based Intervention Effects on Mild Cognitive Impairment Based on Apolipoprotein E Genotype: Quasi-Experimental Study.Med Internet Res. 2020 7;22(5):e14617


Koutsouraki Effrosyni (2020). Cognitive Decline and Treatment Strategies in Multiple Sclerosis Patients. Neurology and Neurobiology. vol.3 issue.3 p.2-7.

Educational Activities
  • Educational seminars for patients and caregivers.
Population to whom the services are addressed
  • Citizens of Thessaloniki and of the Central Macedonia Region.
Available Services
  • Neurologic, psychiatric, neuropsychologic, nursing, social work
Additional Information
  • The clinic’s staff involves also postgraduate psychologists during their clinical internship.
  • This memory clinic is part of the nationwide network of memory clinics.

Our Team

Kimiskidis Vasileios

Kimiskidis Vasileios

Professor of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Director of the First Department of Neurology, A.U.T.H.

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Vasilios K. Kimiskidis is Professor of Neurology & Clinical Neurophysiology and Head of the Α Department of Neurology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His research interests include the application of transcranial magnetic stimulation for diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic purposes and the investigation of cognitive event-related potentials  (ERPs) as a means of exploring cognition in health and disease. He is the author of numerous book chapters and109 scientific papers (2910 citations, ISI-h index of 25). He currently serves as vice-President of the Greek chapter of the International League against Epilepsy (ILAE), delegate of Greece to the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN) and is a member of the Special Interest Group of IFCN on Non-invasive Brain Stimulation (NBS) Techniques.

Effrosyni Koutsouraki

Effrosyni Koutsouraki

Associate Professor of Neurology-Neuroimmunology, Director of the Dementia and Memory Disorders outpatient clinic.

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  • Associate Professor of Neurology – Neuroimmunology (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki) A’ Neurology clinic, AHEPA Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Visiting Senior Investigator in the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics
  • Visiting Professor in the Frederick University (Nicosia, Cyprus)
  • Visiting Professor in Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine (Nicosia)
  • Head of the outpatient clinic for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Head of the outpatient clinic for Dementias (Memory clinic)
  • A’ Neurology clinic, Aristotle University, AHEPA Hospital



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Vasileios Papaliagkas

Vasileios Papaliagkas

Research Associate, Associate Professor of Physiology, International Hellenic University

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Vasileios Papaliagkas is Associate Professor of Physiology at the Department of Biomedical Sciences of the International Hellenic University. His research interests include the study of cognitive functions with neurophysiological markers in patients with neurodegenerative, demyelinating diseases and epilepsy, as well as the search for prognostic biomarkers of the transition of Mild Cognitive Impairment to Alzheimer’s disease. He has authored 34 scientific papers (329 citations excluding self citations of all authors, h-index 11) and gave more than 90 presentations in international and national conferences. He is a member of the Scientific Panels of 1) Clinical Neurophysiology and 2)Dementia and  Cognitive Disorders of the European Academy of Neurology

Anthoula Tsolaki

Anthoula Tsolaki

Neurologist-Academic Scholar

Contact Us!

Dementia and Memory Disorders Clinic, A’ Department of Neurology, A.U.T.H.

Address: University General Hospital of Thessaloniki AHEPA St.Kiriakidis 1, P.O. 54636 Thessaloniki

Call Center: 2313 303110, 2313 303111, 2313 303310

Web page: http://www.ahepahosp.gr/eksoterika_iatreia.asp