Eleni Katsiani | BSc, MSc, PhD

Biologist, Sales Consultant & Quality Control Coordinator


Eleni is a graduate of the Department Sciences of Biology, with specialization in Physiopathology, University of Bologna, Italy in 2005. In her Diploma Thesis has done extensive work in the area of mesenchymal stem cells and regenerative medicine: “Isolation, characterization and mechanization of mesenchymal stem cells from bone marrow of adolescents”.

In 2007, Eleni obtained her MSc in Biology of Reproduction from University of Thessaly Medical School. Her thesis was on Stem Cells Culture of Trophoectoderm”. At the same time she worked as a professor at a Private School.

From 2008 since 2014, she worked as Research Fellow & Sales Representative of Biohellenika S.A. Stem Cells Bank. From 2014 since 2017 worked in Life Science Chemilab S.A.

In 2016, Eleni received the PhD diploma from University of Thessaly Medical School; her Thesis was “Study of stem cells associated genes expression in culture of trophoectoderm cells”. During her PhD degree, she was in charge of the laboratory of Obstetrics and Gynecology University Medical School and supervisor of MSc and PhD Thesis.

Eleni joined Assisting Nature in 2018, as Sales Consultant & Quality Control Coordinator.

Scientific Publications, Presentations, Papers:

  1. Chorionic villi derived mesenchymal like stem cells and expression of embryonic stem cells markers during long-term culturing. Cell Tissue 2016 Sep;17(3):517-29. doi: 10.1007/s10561-016-9559-4 Katsiani E, Garas A, Skentou C, Tsezou A, Messini CI, Dafopoulos K, Daponte A, Messinis IE
  2. Effect of Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) and bone morphogenetic protein 15 (BMP-15) on steroidogenesis in primary-cultured human luteinizing granulosa cells through Smad5 signalling. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2015 Jul;32(7):1079-88. doi: 10.1007/s10815-015-0494-2. Prapa E, Vasilaki A, Dafopoulos K, Katsiani E, Georgoulias P, Messini CI, Anifandis G, Messinis IE.
  3. Effect of anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) and bone morphogenetic protein 15 (BMP-15) on steroidogenesis in primary-cultured human luteinized granulosa cells through Smad5 signaling. E. Prapa, A. Vasilaki, E. Katsiani, et al., Poster Presentation, 30th Annual Meeting of ESHRE – Munich 2014. «Chorionic villi derived mesenchymal stem cells and expression of embryonic stem cells markers» Oral Presentation, 28th Annual Meeting of ESHRE – Istanbul 2012.
  4. «Cell Cultures (Measurement & Cell Viability) Lecture, MSc Biology of Reproduction Medical School of Larissa, 03/2013 and 04/2014.
  5. «Clinical and Other Applications of the human Stem Cells» lecture, Training Seminars of Obstetrics and Gynecology Department – University Hospital Larissa 11/2012.