Panagiotis Simos, PhD


School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Crete

Affiliated member, Institute of Computer Science - FORTH

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Tel: +30 2810 394661 






1990 - BS in Social Sciences/Psychology

1992 - MA in Psychology

1995 - PhD in Experimental Psychology-Biopsychology

1996 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Neurophysiology


Research Interests

1. Neuropsychological and brain imaging studies of language, reading, and memory using Magnetic Source Imaging (Magnetoencephalography) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging, including fMRI, with school-aged children and adults.

2. Exploring psychoeducational, emotional and neurophysiological profiles associated with specific reading disability, age-related degenerative conditions (such as dementia and MCI), and other chronic diseases such multiple sclerosis, lupus, and cancer.

3. Clinical validation of psychometric instruments for cognitive and linguistic abilities in children including batteries for executive functions, receptive and expressive language, and intelligence.


Funding (current)

Horizon 2020, Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation, Post-Doctoral Fellowship Grant,


Selected Publications

Simos PG, Kavroulakis E, Maris T, Papadaki E, Boursianis T, Kalaitzakis G, Savaki HE. (2017). Neural foundations of overt and covert actions. Neuroimage, 152, 482-496.

Papadaki, E., Fanouriakis, A., Kavroulakis, E., Karageorgou, D., Sidiropoulos, P., Bertsias, G., Simos, P., Boumpas, D. (2018). Neuropsychiatric lupus or not? Cerebral hypoperfusion by perfusion-weighted MRI in normal appearing white matter in primary neuropsychiatric lupus erythematosus. Annals of Rheumatology, 77, 441-448.

Pataraia E, Simos PG, et al. (2004). Reorganization of language-specific cortex in patients with lesions or mesial temporal epilepsy. Neurology, 63, 1825-32.

Simos, P.G., Breier, J.I., Fletcher, J.M., Foorman, B.R., Castillo, E.M., & Papanicolaou, A.C. (2002). Brain mechanisms for reading words and pseudowords: An integrated approach. Cerebral Cortex, 12, 297-305.

Simos, P.G., Fletcher, J.M., et al. (2002). Dyslexia-specific brain activation profiles become normal following successful remedial training. Neurology, 58, 1203-13.