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Dr.

Dimitris F Sakellariou
Personal Profile: Computational neurosciences doctoral graduate and experienced data
researcher with a background in physics, signal processing and predictive
modelling. Advanced proficiency with computational analysis of time
series. Skills include network theory, machine learning, methods
prototyping and tool development.

Education:
2013 - 2016 PhD in Predictive Modelling and Computational Neurosciences
University of Patras & St. Thomas’ Hospital London / Grade: Distinction

2010 - 2013 MRes in Computational Neurosciences


University of Patras / Grade: Distinction

2004 – 2010 BSc in Physics and Digital Signal Processing


University of Patras / Grade: Equivalent to upper second class

Technical Experience:
Data Descriptive statistics, Classification, Feature detection, Graph-theoretic
modelling, Time series, Microdynamics, Anomaly detection

MATLAB, Python, R In-house scripts, tools and standalone apps

Software/other SPSS, Markdown, Excel, Weka, Kali Linux, Neuroscan, EDFbrowser, Neurofax,
Natus/XLTek, NMap, Wireshark, Adobe Photoshop

Grants | Business:
Dec 2018 NVIDIA GPU Grant Award £5,499 (PI)
‘Enhancing the value of Electroencephalography (EEG); automated modelling of
epileptic brain networks for diagnosis and outcome prediction’

Feb 2018 MRC Confidence In Concept Grant Award £58,139 (PI)


‘Is epilepsy a progressive disease? – seeking predictive markers of disease-
stage and treatment responsiveness’

Jul 2017- Present Founder at Neurognostics Ltd

Feb 2011 - Present Founder at science blog Planitikos.gr (15,000 views pcm)

Employment History:
Aug 2017– Present Richardson Lab, King’s College London (UK)
(full-time) Postdoctoral Researcher: MRC confidence in concept

• Miceoscale brain dynamics: tools and apps development


• Biomarker reseach: classifiers/predictors for epilepsy, autism & dystonia

Feb 2017 – Jul 2017 Sleep and Brain Plasticity Centre, King’s College London (UK)
(full-time) Postdoctoral Researcher: Wellcome Trust & GSK

• EEG data coordination


• Project management, communications (joint collaboration King’s College
London and Glaxo Smith Klein)
• PhD supervision
Oct 2014 – Jul 2015 Richardson Lab, King’s College London (UK)
(full-time) Research associate: ARMOR FP7 European Research Grant

• Remote multi-parametric epilepsy EEG monitoring


• Remote sensor software testing and development
• Management, communications, project meetings, progress reports

Oct 2012 – Jul 2014 Neurophysiology Unit, University of Patras (GR)


(full-time) Research assistant: ARMOR FP7 European Research Grant

• Whole night EEG recordings and analysis


• MRI scans and analysis
• Communications, project meetings, progress reports

Personal Skills:
Transferable Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills.
Adaptability, enthusiasm, attention to detail with a high level of initiative.

Languages Greek (Native language), English (Fluent written and spoken), German (Zertificat
language diploma)

Other Clean DBS certificate / Full, clean driving license


Certificate of percussion theory and harmony

Publications: Sakellariou DF and Richardson MP (2019). Gazelle: Software for complex


microscale network dynamics. (in preparation)

Sakellariou DF*, McClelland V*, Richardson MP (2019) Increased connectivity of


theta ERP networks in cerebral palsy (in preparation)

Sakellariou DF, Koutroumanidis M, Richardson MP, Kostopoulos GK (2018).
Cross-subject network investigation of the EEG microstructure: a sleep spindles
study. J Neurosci Meth. doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2018.11.001

Sakellariou DF, Richardson MP, Kostopoulos GK and Koutroumanidis M (2017).


Topography of Generalized Periodic Epileptiform Discharges in Post-anoxic Non-
Convulsive Status Epilepticus. Epilepsia Open. doi: 10.1002/epi4.12073

Koutroumanidis M, Sakellariou DF, Tsirka V (2016). Oxford Textbook of Clinical


Neurophysiology Chapter 11, 10th edition.

Sakellariou DF, Koupparis AM, Kokkinos V, Koutroumanidis M and Kostopoulos


GK (2016). Connectivity measures in EEG microstructural sleep elements.
Front. Neuroinform. 10:5. doi: 10.3389/fninf.2016.00005

Koutroumanidis M and Sakellariou DF (2015). Low frequency non-evolving


generalised periodic epileptiform discharges and the borderline of hypoxic
nonconvulsive status epilepticus in comatose patients after cardiac arrest.
Epilepsy and Behavior. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.04.060

Koutroumanidis M, Sakellariou DF, Tsirka V (2014). "Paradoxical" EEG


response to propofol may differentiate post-cardiac arrest non-convulsive status
epilepticus from diffuse irreversible cerebral anoxia. Epileptic Disorders
16(4):510-7. doi: 10.1684/epd.2014.0711

Conferences: Sakellariou DF*, Vakrinou A, Richardson MP: Poster Dynamic network


characterisation of icEEG interictal spike events in TLE patients may associate
with surgical outcome. Epilepsia. 2018;59(S3):S3–S353. doi: 10.1111/epi.14612
European Congress on Epileptology, Vienna, 26-31 Aug 2018
Sakellariou DF*, Vakrinou A, Abela E, Koutroumanidis M, Richardson MP: Poster
Computational biomarkers in early identification and prediction of intractable
epilepsy: Biodynamics Conference, London UK, 12-13 Apr 2018

Sakellariou DF*, Higgins S, Beniczky S, Gildeh N, Alekseichuk I, Drakatos P,


Murphy P, Kent B, Nesbitt A, Williams AJ, Kryger M, Goadsby P, Richardson
MP, Leschziner GD, Rosenzweig I: Poster Exploding Head Syndrome: a Co-
activation of Alpha-Frequency Band Oscillations as a Novel Interictal
Fingerprint. World Sleep Congress, Prague CZ, 7-11 Oct 2017

Sakellariou DF*, Richardson MP, Kostopoulos GK, Koutroumanidis M: Invited


talk Topography of Generalized Periodic Epileptoform Discharges as a
diagnostic biomarker in Post Anoxic Non-Convulsive Status Epilepticus. 11th
Panhellenic Epilepsy Congress, Thessaloniki GR, 25-28 May 2017

Sakellariou DF*, Richardson MP, Kostopoulos GK, Koutroumanidis MP: Poster


GPED voltage maps as distinctive biomarkers between Non-Convulsive Status
Epilepticus and Anoxic Brain Injury. 5th Panhellenic Congress of Clinical
Neurophysiology, Katerini GR, 27-30 Oct 2016

Sakellariou DF*, Richardson MP, Kostopoulos GK, Koutroumanidis M: Platform


presentation GPED voltage maps as distinctive biomarkers between Non-
Convulsive Status Epilepticus and Anoxic Brain Injury. 12th European Congress
On Epileptology, Prague CZ, 11-15 Sep 2016

Koutroumanidis M* and Sakellariou DF: Invited talk Low frequency non-


evolving generalised periodic epileptiform discharges and the borderline of
hypoxic nonconvulsive status epilepticus in comatose patients after cardiac
arrest. 5th London-Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus and Acute
Seizures, London UK, 9-11 Apr 2015

Sakellariou DF*, Koupparis A, Kokkinos V, Kostopoulos GK: Poster Connectivity


Measures of Sleep EEG Microstructural Elements, 19th International Conference
on Biomagnetism, Halifax CA, 24-28 Aug 2014

Sakellariou DF*, Koupparis A, Kokkinos V, Kostopoulos GK.: Poster


Connectivity Patterns of Fast Sleep Spindles, 26th Meeting of the Hellenic
Neuroscience Society, Athens GR, 29 Nov-01 Dec 2013