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Hire Dr. Dimitrios Kouzoukas
United States
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Medical Writer / Business Intelligence

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Services
Consulting Technical consulting, Market research
Writing White paper, Grant proposal, Journal article, Regulatory documents, Clinical trial documents, Educational content
Data science & analysis Statistical analysis
Research Internet research, Evidence-based answers, Secondary data compilation, Literature search
Work Experience

Staff Editor

HealthManagement.org

September 2021 - May 2022

Project Architect

PreScouter, Inc.

April 2018 - July 2021

Research Health Scientist

US Department of Veterans Affairs

April 2019 - March 2021

Research Assistant Professor

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

December 2016 - March 2019

Research Associate

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

August 2015 - November 2016

Postdoctoral Scholar

University of Kentucky

August 2012 - June 2015

Graduate Research Assistant

University of Iowa

January 2006 - December 2010

Education

Ph.D. (Interdisciplinary Studies - Neurobiology )

University of Iowa

- December 2010

B.S. (Biology & Psychology)

Loyola University Chicago

- May 1997

Certifications
  • Certification details not provided.
Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Jennifer A. Schreiber, Nuzhath F. Tajuddin, Dimitrios E. Kouzoukas, Karl Kevala, Hee‐Yong Kim, Michael A. Collins(2021). Moderate blood alcohol and brain neurovulnerability: Selective depletion of calcium‐independent phospholipase A2, omega‐3 docosahexaenoic acid, and its synaptamide derivative as a potential harbinger of deficits in anti‐inflammatory reserve . Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 45. (12). p. 2506--2517. Wiley
Bayarmagnai Weinstein, Alan R. da Silva, Dimitrios E. Kouzoukas, Tanima Bose, Gwang Jin Kim, Paola A. Correa, Santhi Pondugula, YoonJung Lee, Jihoo Kim, David O. Carpenter(2021). Precision Mapping of COVID-19 Vulnerable Locales by Epidemiological and Socioeconomic Risk Factors, Developed Using South Korean Data . International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18. (2). p. 604. {MDPI} {AG}
Dimitrios Kouzoukas, Bayarmagnai Weinstein, Alan Ricardo da Silva, Tanima Bose, Gwang Jin Kim, Paola A. Correa, Santhi Pondugula, YoonJung Lee, Jihoo Kim, David Carpenter (2021). Precision Mapping of COVID-19 Vulnerable Locales by Epidemiological and Socioeconomic Risk Factors, Developed Using South Korean Data . International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Kouzoukas DE, Schreiber JA, Tajuddin NF, Kaja S, Neafsey EJ, Kim HY, Collins MA(2019). PARP inhibition blocks alcohol-induced neurodegeneration and neuroinflammatory cytosolic phospholipase A2 elevations . Neurochemistry international.
Ma, F., Kouzoukas, D.E., Meyer-Siegler, K.L., Hunt, D.E., Leng, L., Bucala, R., Vera, P.L.(2019). MIF mediates bladder pain, not inflammation, in cyclophosphamide cystitis . Cytokine: X. 1. (1).
Kouzoukas, D.E., Schreiber, J.A., Tajuddin, N.F., Kaja, S., Neafsey, E.J., Kim, H.-Y., Collins, M.A.(2019). PARP inhibition in vivo blocks alcohol-induced brain neurodegeneration and neuroinflammatory cytosolic phospholipase A2 elevations . Neurochemistry International. 129.
Pedro L. Vera, David M. Preston, Robert M. Moldwin, Deborah R. Erickson, Behzad Mowlazadeh, Fei Ma, Dimitrios E. Kouzoukas, Katherine L. Meyer-Siegler, Magnus Fall(2018). Elevated Urine Levels of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor in Inflammatory Bladder Conditions: A Potential Biomarker for a Subgroup of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome Patients . Urology. 116. p. 55--62. Elsevier {BV}
Dimitrios E. Kouzoukas, Ramesh C. Bhalla, Nicholas J. Pantazis(2018). Activation of cyclic GMP-dependent protein kinase blocks alcohol-mediated cell death and calcium disruption in cerebellar granule neurons . Neuroscience Letters. 676. p. 108--112. Elsevier {BV}
Kouzoukas, D.E., Bhalla, R.C., Pantazis, N.J.(2018). Activation of cyclic GMP-dependent protein kinase blocks alcohol-mediated cell death and calcium disruption in cerebellar granule neurons . Neuroscience Letters. 676. p. 108-112.
(2018). Clonidine as a preoperative sedative . Special Care in Dentistry.
Henry, R.G., Raybould, T.P., Romond, K., Kouzoukas, D.E., Challman, S.D.(2018). Clonidine as a preoperative sedative . Special Care in Dentistry. 38. (2). p. 80-88.
Pedro L. Vera, David M. Preston, Robert M. Moldwin, Deborah R. Erickson, Behzad Mowlazadeh, Fei Ma, Dimitrios E. Kouzoukas, Katherine L. Meyer-Siegler, Magnus Fall(2018). Elevated Urine Levels of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor in Inflammatory Bladder Conditions: a Potential Biomarker for a Subgroup of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome Patients . Urology.
Vera, P.L., Preston, D.M., Moldwin, R.M., Erickson, D.R., Mowlazadeh, B., Ma, F., Kouzoukas, D.E., Meyer-Siegler, K.L., Fall, M.(2018). Elevated Urine Levels of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor in Inflammatory Bladder Conditions: A Potential Biomarker for a Subgroup of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome Patients . Urology. 116. p. 55-62.
Fukushiro-Lopes, D.F., Hegel, A.D., Rao, V., Wyatt, D., Baker, A., Breuer, E.-K., Osipo, C., Zartman, J.J., Burnette, M., Kaja, S., et al.(2018). Preclinical study of a Kv11.1 potassium channel activator as antineoplastic approach for breast cancer . Oncotarget. 9. (3). p. 3321-3337.
Ma, F., Kouzoukas, D.E., Meyer-Siegler, K.L., Westlund, K.N., Hunt, D.E., Vera, P.L.(2017). Disulfide high mobility group box-1 causes bladder pain through bladder Toll-like receptor 4 . BMC Physiology. 17. (1).
Ma, Fei, Kouzoukas, Dimitrios E., Meyer-Siegler, Katherine L., Hunt, David E., Leng, Lin, Bucala, Richard, Vera, Pedro L.(2017). Macrophage migration inhibitory factor mediates protease-activated receptor 4-induced bladder pain through urothelial high mobility group box 1 . Physiological Reports. 5. (24). p. e13549--n/a.
Ma, F., Kouzoukas, D.E., Meyer-Siegler, K.L., Hunt, D.E., Leng, L., Bucala, R., Vera, P.L.(2017). Macrophage migration inhibitory factor mediates protease-activated receptor 4-induced bladder pain through urothelial high mobility group box 1 . Physiological Reports. 5. (24).
Dimitrios Kouzoukas, Fei Ma, Katherine Meyer-Siegler, Karin Westlund, David Hunt, Pedro Vera(2016). MP28-14 PROTEASE-ACTIVATED RECEPTOR 4 INDUCES BLADDER PAIN THROUGH DISULFIDE HIGH MOBILITY GROUP BOX-1 ACTING ON RECEPTORS FOR ADVANCED GLYCATION ENDPRODUCTS . The Journal of Urology. 195. (4). p. e376. Elsevier {BV}
Fei Ma, Dimotrios E. Kouzoukas, Magnus M. Fall, Robert Moldwin, David M. Preston, Deborah R. Erickson, Barbara Kahn, Katherine Meyer-Siegler, Pedro L. Vera(2016). MP72-01 URINE LEVELS OF MACROPHAGE MIGRATION INHIBITORY FACTOR ARE INCREASED IN PATIENTS WITH BLADDER INFLAMMATION . The Journal of Urology. 195. (4). p. e952. Elsevier {BV}
Fei Ma, Dimotrios E. Kouzoukas, Magnus M. Fall, Robert Moldwin, David M. Preston, Deborah R. Erickson, Barbara Kahn, Katherine Meyer-Siegler, Pedro L. Vera(2016). MP72-01 URINE LEVELS OF MACROPHAGE MIGRATION INHIBITORY FACTOR ARE INCREASED IN PATIENTS WITH BLADDER INFLAMMATION . The Journal of Urology. 195. (4). p. e952.
Kouzoukas, D.E., Ma, F., Meyer-Siegler, K.L., Westlund, K.N., Hunt, D.E., Vera, P.L.(2016). Protease-activated receptor 4 induces Bladder pain through high mobility group box-1 . PLoS ONE. 11. (3).
Kouzoukas, D.E., Ma, F., Meyer-Siegler, K.L., Westlund, K.N., Hunt, D.E., Vera, P.L.(2016). Protease-activated receptor 4 induces Bladder pain through high mobility group box-1 . PLoS ONE. 11. (3).
Dimitrios E. Kouzoukas, Katherine L. Meyer-Siegler, Fei Ma, Karin N. Westlund, David E. Hunt, Pedro L. Vera, Praveen Thumbikat(2015). Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor Mediates PAR-Induced Bladder Pain . PLoS ONE. 10. (5). p. e0127628. Public Library of Science ({PLoS})
Dimitrios E. Kouzoukas, Katherine L. Meyer-Siegler, Fei Ma, Karin N. Westlund, David E. Hunt, Pedro L. Vera(2015). MP21-17 MACROPHAGE MIGRATION INHIBITORY FACTOR MEDIATES PROTEASE ACTIVATED RECEPTOR-INDUCED BLADDER PAIN . The Journal of Urology. 193. (4). p. e239. Elsevier {BV}
Dimitrios E. Kouzoukas, Katherine L. Meyer-Siegler, Fei Ma, Karin N. Westlund, David E. Hunt, Pedro L. Vera(2015). {MP}21-17 {MACROPHAGE} {MIGRATION} {INHIBITORY} {FACTOR} {MEDIATES} {PROTEASE} {ACTIVATED} {RECEPTOR}-{INDUCED} {BLADDER} {PAIN} . The Journal of Urology. 193. (4). p. e239.
Dimitrios E. Kouzoukas, Katherine L. Meyer-Siegler, Fei Ma, Karin N. Westlund, David E. Hunt, Pedro L. Vera(2015). Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor Mediates {PAR}-Induced Bladder Pain . {Plos} {One}. 10. (5). p. e0127628.
Kouzoukas, D.E., Meyer-Siegler, K.L., Ma, F., Westlund, K.N., Hunt, D.E., Vera, P.L.(2015). Macrophage migration inhibitory factor mediates PAR-induced bladder pain . PLoS ONE. 10. (5).
Kouzoukas, D.E., Li, G., Takapoo, M., Moninger, T., Bhalla, R.C., Pantazis, N.J.(2013). Intracellular calcium plays a critical role in the alcohol-mediated death of cerebellar granule neurons . Journal of Neurochemistry. 124. (3). p. 323-335.
Kouzoukas, Dimitrios E., Li, Guiying, Takapoo, Maysaam, Moninger, Thomas, Bhalla, Ramesh C., Pantazis, Nicholas J.(2013). Intracellular calcium plays a critical role in the alcohol-mediated death of cerebellar granule neurons . Journal of Neurochemistry. 124. (3). p. 323-335.
Kouzoukas, D. E., Li, G., Takapoo, M., Bhalla, R., Pantazis, N. J.(2008). A rapid alcohol-induced rise in intracellular calcium may be an early step leading to the death of cerebellar granule neurons in culture . Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research. 32. (6). p. 44A.
Kouzoukas, Dimitrios Elias, Li, Guiying, Takapoo, Maysam, Bhalla, Ramesh, Pantazis, Nicholas J.(2008). Nitric oxide (NO) signaling modulates intracellular calcium Ca2+ (i) and prevents alcohol-induced neuronal death in cerebellar granule cell (CGN) cultures . Faseb Journal. 22.
Kouzoukas, D. E., Li, G., Takapoo, M., Bhalla, R., Pantazis, N. J.(2008). Nitric oxide ameliorates alcohol-induced neuronal death in cerebellar granule neuron cultures by modulating intracellular calcium release . Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research. 32. (6). p. 43A.
Kouzoukas, D., Li, G., Pantazis, N. J.(2007). Contrasting effects of calcium and nitric oxide (NO) signaling on alcohol-induced neuronal death: Calcium enhances while no reduces death . Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research. 31. (6). p. 101A.
Robinson, R.G., Paradiso, S., Mizrahi, R., Fiedorowicz, J.G., Kouzoukas, D.E., Moser, D.J.(2007). Neuropsychological correlates of normal variation in emotional response to visual stimuli . Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 195. (2). p. 112-118.
Robinson, R.G., Paradiso, S., Mizrahi, R., Fiedorowicz, J.G., Kouzoukas, D.E., Moser, D.J.(2007). Neuropsychological correlates of normal variation in emotional response to visual stimuli . Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 195. (2). p. 112-118.
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Bayarmagnai Weinstein, Alan R. da Silva, Dimitrios E. Kouzoukas, Tanima Bose, Gwang-Jin Kim, Paola A. Correa, Santhi Pondugula, Jihoo Kim, David O. Carpenter(2020). A methodological blueprint to identify COVID-19 vulnerable locales by socioeconomic factors, developed using South Korean data . Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory