Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.

Minneapolis VA Health Care System Research Service


Quick Links

Veterans Crisis Line Badge
My healthevet badge

Investigator Profile

Photini-Effie Tsilibary, MD, PhD

Position, Research, Minneapolis VA
Additional Position, University of Minnesota
PhD University of California San Francisco; MD National University of Athens
Contact Information
Research Interests
Functions of matrix metalloproteinases with focus on neurodegenerative diseases, molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease and cell damage in neurodegenerative diseases, mechanisms of neuronal cell damage in Gulf War Illness, vaccines, SARS CoV-2, and binding to Human Leukocye Antigen.
Full bibliography on PubMed
VA Research Topics
Afghanistan & Iraq Veterans
MeSH Key Words
Alzheimer Disease; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Genotype; Cognitive Dysfunction; Cell- and Tissue-Based Therapy; Stem Cells; Apoptosis; Vaccines
Professional Networking
ORCID | ResearchGate
University of Minnesota profile | Brain Sciences Center profile