Miltiadis K. Tsilimbaris, MD


Professor of Ophthalmology

School of Medicine

University of Crete

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1987 BS in Medicine

1994 PhD in Medicine


Research Interests

Research (main areas)

Drug therapy for retinal diseases (17 publications in PubMed peer-reviewed journals)

Study of ocular PDT. Alternative applications. (15 publications in PubMed peer-reviewed journals. One patent.)

Scleral rigidity and its correlation with eye disease (10 publications in PubMed peer-reviewed journals. One patent)

Ophtalmic Imaging (15 publications in PubMed peer-reviewed journals)

Vision metrics and psychophysics (8 publications in PubMed peer-reviewed journals. One copyright)

Global Burden of Disease. Member of the multinational group involved in the GBD project of Whashington University (15+ publications in PubMed peer-reviewed journals)


Funds (during the last 15 years)

National Funding (General Secretariat of Research and Technologyetc)

University of Crete Research Account


Recent Publications

Tsoka P, Matsumoto H, Maidana DE, Kataoka K, Naoumidi I, Gravanis A, Vavvas DG, Tsilimbaris MK. Effects of BNN27, a novel C17-spiroepoxy steroid derivative, on experimental retinal detachment-induced photoreceptor cell death. Sci Rep. 2018 8(1):10661.

Blazaki S, Tsika C, Tzatzarakis M, Naoumidi E, Tsatsakis A, Tsatsanis C,Tsilimbaris MK. Pharmacokinetics and efficacy of intraocular flurbiprofen. Graefes Arch ClinExpOphthalmol.
2017 Dec;255(12):2375-2380

Pachis K, Blazaki S, Tzatzarakis M, Klepetsanis P, Naoumidi E, Tsilimbaris M, Antimisiaris SG. Sustained release of intravitreal flurbiprofen from a noveldrug-in-liposome-in-hydrogel formulation.
Eur J Pharm Sci. 2017 109:324-333.

Tserevelakis GJ, Avtzi S, Tsilimbaris MK, Zacharakis G. Delineating theanatomy of the ciliary body using hybrid optical and photoacoustic imaging. JBiomed Opt. 2017 22(6):60501.

GBD 2015 DALYs and HALE Collaborators. Global, regional, and nationaldisability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE), 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study Lancet. 2016 388(10053):1603-1658.