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Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Government gazzette
428 1993
School of Medicine
+30 2413 502795
Research Categories

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of University of Thessaly is located at the University Hospital of Larissa and provides tertiary care to approximately 1000000 inhabitants in Thessaly and the region of Central Greece. It started its operation in February 2000 and contains 57 beds divided into three wards, an operation theatre for Gynaecological Operations and a Labour ward with an operation theatre on site for caesarean sections. Labour ward has 5 fully equipped delivery rooms, 1 room for special deliveries, which can be converted to surgery and 1 Obstetric Surgery. In the wards cases of women with problems including the classic obstetrics and gynecology as well as the subspecialties, such as high-risk pregnancy, maternal-fetal medicine, infertility and IVF, gynecological endocrinology, gynecologic oncology and Urogynecology. There are also outpatient clinics with general Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the subspecialties.

Research Activities

Study of the characterization of gonadotrophin surge attenuated factor (GnSAF). For this purpose, granulosa cells obtained from follicles of women undergoing in vitro fertilization treatment are used.

Study of the function of the follicles in terms of steroidogenesis in granulosa cells and the factors that affect it.

The role of leptin in the function of female reproductive system.

Study of myometrial contractility and hormonal and other factors that affect it.

Study of the endocrinology of postmenopausal women and the role of ovarian factors that affect pituitary gonadotrophin secretion.

Study of placental function and the factors that affect the transportation of substances from mother to fetus.

Evaluation of the role of factors affecting the development of tumors of the genital tract of women.

Study of blood flow in the uterine arteries in the first and second trimester of pregnancy to predict complications, such as preeclampsia and IUGR, placental abruption etc.

Study of the detection of human papiloma virus (HPV).

Study of the importance of retinoid receptors in gynecological carcinomas.

Study of molecular pathways in the carcinogenesis of gynecologic cancer. Their importance in designing individualized therapy.

Research Projects

The role of Ghrelin in the secretion of prolactin and gonadotrophins in women.

Study of the function of the granulosa cells of follicles and its role in the endocrinology of the reproductive system.

Research in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Isolation, characterization and differentiation of progenitor mesenchymal stem cells in first trimester placenta to germline cells.

Biomarkers in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

HPV in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Laboratory Infrastructure

Assisted Reproduction Unit, University Hospital of Larissa.

Research Laboratory (Building M),University Hospital of Larissa.

Research Laboratory of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sector MOTHER-CHILD (Building A 14), Medical School, University of Thessaly.

Research Results / Products

Publications in International peer review journals.


Oral presentations of free communications in Greek and International congresses.

Invited speakers in Greek and International meetings.

Surname Name Profession-Position Email Phone Number
+30 2413 502795
Αναπληρωτής Καθηγητής
+30 2413 502756
Αναπληρωτής Καθηγητής
+30 2413 502860
Επίκουρος Καθηγητής
+30 2413 502860
+30 2413 502855