Ευαγγελία Λιούτα, MSc

Personal details 

Name: Evangelia
Surname: Liouta
Date of Birth: 23/10/1979
Nationality: Greek
Gender: Female
Address: Panagi Kuriakou 21, Athens, 11521, Greece
Tel: +30 6937532079
E-mail: evangelialiouta286@hotmail.com

 

Education

2014- 2019
Faculty of Medicine, Eberhard Karls Universitat, Tubingen, Germany.
Dr.Sc.Hum. Grade: 1.5 “Magna cum laude”
Dissertation title: “Motor and language resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging in brain tumor patients”

2004 -2005
University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
MSc Neuropsychology
Thesis title: “Schizotypy and pseudoneglect: A critical update on theories of hemispheric asymmetries”

2001-2004
University of Greenwich, London, UK
BSc (Hons) Psychology; grade: 2.1
Thesis title “Cognitive appraisal and personality traits related to risk- taking behaviour”.

 

Clinical /Research positions

2013-present
Clinical /Research positions 2013-present
Clinical and Research Neuropsychology Associate
Key domains: Pre- and post-operative neuropsychological assessment (memory, language, perception, attention, executive, motor functions) in patients with brain tumors and Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus patients. Intraoperative neuropsychological assessment during brain tumor awake craniotomy.
Athens Medical School, Neurosurgery Department, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece.

2008-2012
Research Assistant: International FP7-ICT funded project “HIVE”. A 7 countries collaborative project. Objective: Transcranial direct/alternating Current Stimulation in patients with consciousness (PVS/MCS) and motor (dystonia) disorders. Athens Medical School, Neurosurgery Department, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece.
Clinical assistant: Pre-operative neuropsychological assessment in epilepsy patients. Intracarotid Amytal Sodium Amobarbital Procedure (WADA test) for memory and language laterality in epilepsy patients. Athens Medical School, Neurosurgery Department, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece

2006-2007
Athens Neurofeedback Center, Athens, Greece
Clinical Assistant in Neurofeedback sessions

 

Academic positions

2019-present
National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
Academic Fellow in MSc. postgraduate programme “Experimental and Neurosurgical Neuroanatomy”

2018-present
National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
Teaching staff in MSc postgraduate programme “Clinical Neuropsychology”
Courses: 1) Awake Craniotomy and Neuropsychology 2) Neuropsychology in Brain Tumors 2) Neuropsychology in Traumatic Brain Injury

2014-present
National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
Teaching staff in MSc Clinical Neuropsychology postgraduate programme.
Courses: 1) Neuropsychology in Brain Tumors 2) Neuropsychology in Traumatic Brain Injury

2009-2011
University of Hertfordshire, UK / IST College, Department of Psychology, Athens, Greece
Teaching staff in BSc Psychology undergraduate program.
Courses: 1) Biopsychology I & II, 2) Cognitive Neuropsychology 3) Advanced Topics in Memory.

Awards
19th European Conference of Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ESSFN), 2010, Athens. Best Research Protocol with title «Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (tACS) effects on Cognitive Event-Related (ERPs) in patients with Persistent Vegetative State (PVS) or Minimally Conscious State (MCS)».

Publications
1. LC Stavrinou, E Liouta, EJ Boviatsis et al. (2019). Effect of constant-current pallidal deep brain stimulation for primary dystonia on cognition, mood and quality of life: Results from a prospective pilot trial. Clinical neurology and neurosurgery, 185, 105460
2. Evangelos Drosos, Aristotelis Kalyvas, Spyridon Komaitis, Georgios P Skandalakis, Theodosis Kalamatianos, Evangelia Liouta, Eleftherios Neromyliotis, George A Alexiou, George Stranjalis, Christos Koutsarnakis (2019). Angiosarcoma-related cerebral metastases: a systematic review of the literature. Neurosurgical review, 1-20.
3. P Patrikelis, A Alexoudi, M Takoussi, E Liouta, G Luccι et al. (2019). Emotional asymmetries in refractory medial temporal and frontal lobe epilepsy: Their impact on predicting lateralization and localization of seizures. Epilepsy & Behavior, 94, 269-276.
4. Liouta E, Katsaros V.K, Stranjalis G, Leks E, Klose U, Bisdas S. (2018). Motor and language deficits correlate with resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging networks in patients with brain tumors. Journal of Neuroradiology, 46 (3), 199-206, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurad.2018.08.002.
5. Evangelia Liouta, George Stranjalis, Aristotelis V. Kalyvas, Christos Koutsarnakis , Stavroula Pantinaki , Faidon Liakos, Spyros Komaitis, Lampis C. Stavrinou. (2018) Parietal association deficits in patients harboring parietal lobe gliomas: A prospective study. Journal of Neurosurgery 1, 1-7. https://thejns.org/doi/abs/10.3171/2017.12.JNS171799
6. George Stranjalis & Evangelia Liouta. Neurosurgical Neuropsychology: an emerging sub-specialty. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience & Mental Health, 2018, Volume 1, Issue 2, p 74-78 DOI 10.26386/obrela.v1i2.50
7. The contribution of neuropsychology in awake craniotomy. E Liouta, C Koutsarnakis, F Liakos, A Kalyvas, K Papadopoulos, K Romana, G Stranjalis. The contribution of Neuropsychology in awake craniotomy: Priliminary results. (2018). Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience & Mental Health Vol 1 No s3 (2018): Supplement 3.
8. Liouta E, Gatzonis S, Kalamatianos T, Kalyvas A, Koutsarnakis C, Liakos F, Anagnostopoulos C, Komaitis S, Giakoumettis D, Stranjalis G. Finger tapping and verbal fluency post-tap test improvement in INPH: its value in differential diagnosis and shunt-treatment outcomes prognosis Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2017; 159(12):2301-2307. doi: 10.1007/s00701-017-3301-2.
9. Koutsarnakis C, Liakos F, Kalyvas AV, Skandalakis GP, Komaitis S, Christidi F, Karavasilis E, Liouta E, Stranjalis G. The Superior Frontal Transsulcal Approach to the Anterior Ventricular System: Exploring the Sulcal and Subcortical Anatomy Using Anatomic Dissections and Diffusion Tensor Imaging Tractography. World Neurosurg. 2017; 106:339-354. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.06.161
10. Koutsarnakis C, Liakos F, Kalyvas AV, Liouta E, Emelifeonwu J, Kalamatianos T, Sakas DE, Johnson E, Stranjalis G: Approaching the Atrium through the Intraparietal Sulcus: Mapping the sulcal morphology and correlating the surgical corridor to underlying fiber tracts. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2017 ;13(4):503-516. doi: 10.1093/ons/opw037.
11. Ulyte A, Katsaros VK, Liouta E, Stranjalis G, Boskos C, Papanikolaou N, Usinskiene J, Bisdas S. Prognostic value of preoperative dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI perfusion parameters for high-grade glioma patients. Neuroradiology. 2016;58(12):1197-1208.
12. Aristotelis V. Kalyvas, Evangelia Liouta, Spyros Komaitis, Christos Anagnostopoulos, George Stranjalis. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Clinical Features and Contemporary Management. Hospital chronicles 2016, 11(2): 1–8.
13. Evangelia Liouta, Christos Koutsarnakis, Faidon Liakos, George Stranjalis. Effects of intracranial meningioma location, size, and surgery on neurocognitive functions: a 3-year prospective study. Journal of Neurosurgery 12/2015; DOI:10.3171/2015.6
14. Christos Koutsarnakis, Faidon Liakos, Evangelia Liouta, Konstantinos Themistoklis, Damianos Sakas, George Stranjalis. The cerebral isthmus: fiber tract anatomy, functional significance, and surgical considerations. Journal of Neurosurgery 09/2015; DOI:10.3171/2015.3.
15. Evangelia Liouta, Theodosis Kalamatianos, Faidon Liakos, George Stranjalis. Neuropsychological examination detects post-operative complications in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH): report of two cases. Neurocase 02/2014; 21(2). DOI:10.1080/13554794.2014.890726
16. Liouta Evangelia, Liakos Faidon, Koutsarnakis Christos, Katsaros Vasileios, Stranjalis George. A novel case of familial Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH). Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 02/2014; 68(7). DOI:10.1111/pcn.12176
17. Stranjalis George, Korfias Stefanos, Liouta Evangelia. Contemporary management of intracranial tumors. Hospital Chronicles 76, Supplement 1 987-999, 2014.
18. Efthymios Angelakis, Evangelia Liouta, Nikos Andreadis, Stephanos Korfias, Periklis Ktonas, George Stranjalis, Damianos E Sakas. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Effects in Disorders of Consciousness. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation 09/2013; 95(2).
19. E Angelakis, E Liouta, N Andreadis, A Leonardos, P Ktonas, L C Stavrinou, P C Miranda, A Mekonnen, D E Sakas. Transcranial alternating current stimulation reduces symptoms in intractable idiopathic cervical dystonia: A case study. Neuroscience Letters 11/2012; 533(1). DOI:10.1016/j.neulet.2012.11.007
20. Efthymios Angelakis, Evangelia Liouta. Transcranial Electrical Stimulation: Methodology and Applications. Journal of Neurotherapy 10/2011; 15(4):337-357. DOI:10.1080/10874208.2011.623092
21. Efthymios Angelakis, Nikos Andreadis, Evangelia Liouta, Theofanis Flaskas, Dimitris Verganelakis, Damianos Sakas. Consciousness in non-responsive patients: fMRI and EEG data. Neuroscience Letters 07/2011; 500. DOI:10.1016/j.neulet.2011.05.175
22. Efthymios Angelakis, Eleftheria Dede, Evangelia Liouta, Panayiotis Patrikelis, Theophanis Flaskas, Stylianos Gatzonis, Damianos Sakas . Detecting higher cortical function in patients with pervasive vegetative or minimally conscious state with qEEG coherence. Annals of General Psychiatry 01/2008; 7(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1186/1744-859X-7-S1-S359
23. Evangelia Liouta, Alastair D Smith, Christine Mohr. Schizotypy and pseudoneglect: A critical update on theories of hemispheric asymmetries. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry 04/2008; 13(2):112-34. DOI:10.1080/13546800801936698