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Department of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Faculty

Kalliopi Stasi, M.D., Ph.D.

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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
220 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Education:
M.D.
Medical School, University of Patras, Patras - Greece, 1991.
Ph.D. (Neuroscience)
Medical School, University of Patras, Patras - Greece, 2001.
BECP (Business Essentials Certificate Program, Wharton Program for Working Professionals WPWP)
Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in General Surgery, Surgery Dept. General Hospital "Pammakaristos", Athens, Greece, 1992-1992.
Internship in General medicine, General Medicine Public Service, Lesvos Island, Greece, 1992-1994.
Residency in Ophthalmology, Dept. of Ophthalmology, General Hospital of Florina, Florina, Greece, 1994-1995.
Residency in Ophthalmology, Dept. of Ophthalmology, General Hospital "Pammakaristos", Athens, Greece, 1997-2000.
Clinical Observership, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard University, in Cornea and Refractive Surgery under Dr. Dimitri Azar for 3 months, 2001-2001.
Postodoctoral Research Fellowship, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY under Drs. John Danias and Steven M. Podos, 2002-2004.
Internship in Internal Medicine, Montefiore Hospital, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2004-2005.
Residency in Ophthalmology, University of Rochester Eye Institute, Rochester, NY, 2005-2008.
Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Surgery Division, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD under Dr. Walter J. Stark, 2008-2009.
Certifications
Board Eligible in ophthalmology, 2008.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Surgery

Description of Research Expertise

Clinician Scientist K12 NIH award for study of adult stem cells for treatment of ocular surface diseases, in collaboration with the Institute for Regenerative Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania.
Stem cells, ocular surface disease.

Selected Publications

Stasi, K., Goings, D., Huang, J., Herman, L., Pinto, F., Addis, R.C., Klein D., Massaro-Giordano, G. and Gearhart, J.D.: Optimal isolation and Xeno-free culture conditions for limbal stem cell function. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2013 (in press).

Stasi, K., Ramchandran, R. S., Rao, N. A., Feldon, S. E., DiLoreto, D. A., Jr.: Retinal arteriolar spasm during transient monocular visual loss in eosinophilic vasculitis. J Neuroophthalmol 29(1): 58-61, 2009.

Stasi, K., Chuck, R. S.: Update on phototherapeutic keratectomy. Curr Opin Ophthalmol 20(4): 272-5, 2009.

Stasi, K., Pantanell, S., Sabesan, R., Yoon, G., McCormick, G., Aquavella, J. V.: Characterization of Higher Order Aberrations in Eyes With Dohlman/Boston Keratoprostheses and Comparison With Penetrating Keratoplasty and Normal Eyes. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 49(5): 1038, 2008.

Stasi, K., Pantanelli, S., Sabesan, R., Yoon, G., McCormick, G. J., Aquavella, J. V.: Evaluation of Higher Order Aberrations in Eyes With Dohlman/Boston Keratoprosthesis. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 48(5): 1997, 2007.

Stasi K., Azar D.T. and Koch D.D.: Chapter 25: Laser thermokeratoplasty for hyperopia and astigmatism. Refractive Surgery, 2nd edition, ISBN number 9780323035996, . Azar, Gatinel & Hoang-Xuan (eds.). Mosby Elsevier UK, Page: 347-355, 2007.

Stasi, K., Nagel, D., Yang, X., Ren, L., Mittag, T., Danias, J.: Ceruloplasmin upregulation in retina of murine and human glaucomatous eyes. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48(2): 727-32, 2007.

Stasi, K., Paccione, J., Bianchi, G., Friedman, A., Danias, J.: Photodynamic treatment in a rabbit model of glaucoma surgery. Acta Ophthalmol Scand 84(5): 661-6, 2006.

Armata, I. A., Giompres, P., Smith, A., Stasi, K., Kouvelas, E. D., Mitsacos, A.: Genetically induced retinal degeneration leads to changes in metabotropic glutamate receptor expression. Neurosci Lett 393(1): 12-7, 2006.

Stasi, K., Nagel, D., Yang, X., Wang, R. F., Ren, L., Podos, S. M., Mittag, T., Danias, J.: Complement component 1Q (C1Q) upregulation in retina of murine, primate, and human glaucomatous eyes. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47(3): 1024-9, 2006.

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