Sofianou Katia

Sofianou Katia

Pediatrician/Developmental Pediatrician

Developmental Medicine - Departments & Clinics

Breastfeeding Clinic - Departments & Clinics

+30 2108691900

Titles

  • ­Candidate for PhD –University of Athens Medical School
  • Master of Science (Clinical Paediatrics) UCL
  • MRCPCH: Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics (and Child Health-UK)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Allergy- University of Southampton
  • IBCLC : International Board of Certified Lactation Consultant Certification

Specialty Areas & Research Interest

Specialty Areas

  • ­General & Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics
  • Paediatric Allergies
  • Human Lactation

Research Interest

  • ­ Effect of Heavy Metals exposure during gestation and early infancy, on Neurodevelopment

Professional Experience

Specialist Registrar in Paediatrics (St Mary’s Hospital, Enfield Child development Center) 2005-2007
Paediatric Research Fellow, Dpt of Social & Developmental Paediatrics(Institute of Child Health, Greece) 2007-2015

Athens Medical School, Greece, (1999)

General Paediatrics, London Deanery (2001-2207)

­ MSc Clinical Paediatrics- UCL (2003-2005)
­ Postgraduate Diploma in Allergy University of Southampton 2006-2008)
­ PhD candidate –University of Athens (pending thesis supporting presentation)

  • IBCLC
  • Certified in use of the following developmental tools:
  • ADOS
  • Griffiths Mental Develompental scales ER
  • Bayley III
  • METAFON
  • ATHENA
  • ­English
  • German
  • French

1: Llop S, Engström K, Ballester F, Franforte E, Alhamdow A, Pisa F, Tratnik JS,
Mazej D, Murcia M, Rebagliato M, Bustamante M, Sunyer J, Sofianou-Katsoulis A,
Prasouli A, Antonopoulou E, Antoniadou I, Nakou S, Barbone F, Horvat M, Broberg
K. Polymorphisms in ABC transporter genes and concentrations of mercury in
newborns–evidence from two Mediterranean birth cohorts. PLoS One. 2014 May
15;9(5):e97172. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097172. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID:
24831289; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4022503.

2: Valent F, Horvat M, Sofianou-Katsoulis A, Spiric Z, Mazej D, Little D,
Prasouli A, Mariuz M, Tamburlini G, Nakou S, Barbone F. Neurodevelopmental
effects of low-level prenatal mercury exposure from maternal fish consumption in
a Mediterranean cohort: study rationale and design. J Epidemiol.
2013;23(2):146-52. Epub 2012 Dec 22. PubMed PMID: 23269124; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC3700240.

3: Sofianou-Katsoulis A, Mesher D, Sasieni P, Du Toit G, Fox AT, Lack G.
Assessing Peanut Consumption in a Population of Mothers and Their Children in the
UK. World Allergy Organ J. 2011 Feb;4(2):38-44. doi:
10.1097/WOX.0b013e318205ab27. Epub 2011 Feb 23. PubMed PMID: 23268455; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC3500037.

4: Khakoo G, Sofianou-Katsoulis A, Perkin MR, Lack G. Clinical features and
natural history of physical urticaria in children. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2008
Jun;19(4):363-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3038.2007.00667.x. Epub 2007 Dec 27. PubMed
PMID: 18167159.

5: Sofianou-Katsoulis A, Khakoo G, Kaczmarski R. Reduction in bioavailability of
6-mercaptopurine on simultaneous administration with cow’s milk. Pediatr Hematol
Oncol. 2006 Sep;23(6):485-7. PubMed PMID: 16849279.