Panteleimon Giannakopoulos

Professor, MD
Department of Psychiatry
University of Geneva School of Medicine


Fields of interest:

  • Identification of markers of cognitive decline in mild cognitive impairment, late-onset depression and bipolar disorders
  • Cognitive impact of vascular lesions in brain aging, Alzheimer’s disease (AD)
  • Use of recombinant clusterin to prevent ischemic damage in organotypic cultures and after middle cerebral artery occlusion


Recent publications:

Weber K., Giannakopoulos P., Delaloye C., de Bilbao F., Moy G., Moussa A., Rubio M. M., Ebbing K., Meuli R., Lazeyras F., Meiler-Mititelu C., Herrmann F. R., Gold G., Canuto A.:
Volumetric MRI changes, cognition and personality traits in old age depression
J. Affect. Disord. 2010; 124(3): 275-282.

Missonnier P., Herrmann F. R., Michon A., Fazio-Costa L., Gold G., Giannakopoulos P.:
Early disturbances of gamma band dynamics in mild cognitive impairment
J. Neural. Transm. 2010; 117(4): 489-498.

Haller S., Nguyen D., Rodriguez C., Emch J., Gold G., Bartsch A., Lovblad K. O., Giannakopoulos P.:
Individual prediction of cognitive decline in mild cognitive impairment using support vector machine-based analysis of diffusion tensor imaging data
J. Alzheimers Dis. 2010; 22(1): 315-327.

SantosM., Kovari E., Hof P. R., Gold G., Bouras C., Giannakopoulos P.:
The impact of vascular burden on late-life depression
Brain Res. Rev. 2009; 62(1): 19-32.

Delaloye C., de Bilbao F., Moy G., Baudois S., Weber K., Campos L., Canuto A., Giardini U., von Gunten A., Stancu R. I., Scheltens P., Lazeyras F., Millet P., Giannakopoulos P., Gold G.:
Neuroanatomical and neuropsychological features of euthymic patients with bipolar disorder
Am. J. Geriatr. Psychiatry 2009; 17(12): 1012-1021.

Delaloye C., Moy G., Baudois S., de Bilbao F., Remund C. D., Hofer F., Ragno Paquier C., Campos L., Weber K., Gold G., Moussa A., Meiler C. C., Giannakopoulos P.:
Cognitive features in euthymic bipolar patients in old age
Bipolar Disord. 2009; 11(7): 735-743.

Santos M., Gold G., Kovari E., Herrmann F. R., Bozikas V. P., Bouras C., Giannakopoulos P.:
Differential impact of lacunes and microvascular lesions on poststroke depression
Stroke 2009; 40(11): 3557-3562.

Frisoni G. B., Prestia A., Adorni A., Rasser P. E., Cotelli M., Soricelli A., Bonetti M., Geroldi C., Giannakopoulos P., Thompson P. M.:
In vivo neuropathology of cortical changes in elderly persons with schizophrenia
Biol. Psychiatry 2009; 66(6): 578-585.

Deiber M. P., Ibanez V., Missonnier P., Herrmann F., Fazio-Costa L., Gold G., Giannakopoulos P.:
Abnormal-induced theta activity supports early directed-attention network deficits in progressive MCI
Neurobiol. Aging 2009; 30(9): 1444-1452.

Santos M., Kovari E., Gold G., Bozikas V. P., Hof P. R., Bouras C., Giannakopoulos P.:
The neuroanatomical model of post-stroke depression: towards a change of focus?
J. Neurol. Sci. 2009; 283(1-2): 158-162.