Associate Professor


                                           PHD:           2003, Rosalind Franklin, Medical School of Chicago


Scientific interests

1) The role of inhibition in cortical information processing

2) The role of intrinsic excitability on learning and memory  
See also web page.

Recent publications

  • D.P. Ryan, K.S. Henzel, B.L. Pearson, M.E. Siwek, A. Papazoglou, K. Paesler, R. Müller, K. Xie, S. Schröder, L. Becker, L. Garrett, S.M. Hölter, F. Neff, I. Rácz, B. Rathkolb4, J. Rozman, G. Ehninger, M. Klingenspor, T. Klopstock, E. Wolf, W. Wurst, A. Zimmer, H. Fuchs, V. Gailus-Durner, M.H. de Angelis, K. Sidiropoulou, M. Weiergräber, and D. Ehninger, A paternal methyl donor-rich diet altered cognitive and neural functions in offspring mice, Molecular Psychiatry, Apr 4. doi: 10.1038/mp.2017.53. [Epub ahead of print]
  • E. Georgiou, K. Sidiropoulou, J. Richter, C. Papaneophytou, I. Sargiannidou, A. Kagiava, G. von Jonquieres, C. Christodoulou, M. Klugmann, K. Kleopas (2017) Gene therapy targeting oligodendrocytes provides therapeutic benefit in a leukodystrophy model, Brain, Jan 18. pii: aww351. doi: 10.1093/brain/aww351
  • X. Konstantoudaki, K. Chalkiadaki, S. Tivodar, D. Karagogeos and K. Sidiropoulou (2016) Impaired synaptic plasticity in the prefrontal cortex of mice with developmentally decreased numbers of interneurons, Neuroscience. 2016 Feb 26. pii: S0306-4522(16)00188-3. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2016.02.048.
  • X. Konstantoudaki, A. Papoutsi, K. Chalkiadaki, P. Poirazi and K. Sidiropoulou (2014) Modulatory effects of inhibition in a cortical microcircuit model, Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 8:7. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2014.00007.
  • K. Sidiropoulou and P. Poirazi (2012) Predictive features of persistent activity emergence in regular spiking and intrinsic bursting model neurons, PLoS Comput Biol, 8(4):e1002489.
  • K. Sidiropoulou, E.D. Ozkan, M. Fowler, F.J. White, C. Philips, and D.C. Cooper (2009) Dopamine modulates an mGluR5-induced depolarization underlying prefrontal persistent activity, Nature Neuroscience, 2009, 12(2): 190-199