Professor Konstantinos Yiannikas

Clinical Professor
Medicine, Northern Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9747 2688
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Selected grants

2011

  • Latency delay of multifocal Visual Evoked Potential � true measure of inflammatory demyelination; Klistorner A, Yiannikas K, Garrick R, Paine M, Barnett M, Masters L, Nguyen T, Graham S; Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia/Investigator Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Menon, P., Geevasinga, N., Yiannikas, K., Kiernan, M., Vucic, S. (2016). Cortical contributions to the flail leg syndrome: Pathophysiological insights. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration, 17(5-6), 389-396. [More Information]
  • Geevasinga, N., Menon, P., Scherman, D., Simon, N., Yiannikas, K., Henderson, R., Kiernan, M., Vucic, S. (2016). Diagnostic criteria in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neurology, 87(7), 684-690. [More Information]
  • Klistorner, A., Wang, C., Fofanova, V., Barnett, M., Yiannikas, C., Parratt, J., You, Y., Graham, S. (2016). Diffusivity in multiple sclerosis lesions: At the cutting edge? NeuroImage: Clinical, 12, 219-226. [More Information]
  • Garg, N., Yiannikas, K., Hardy, T., Belaya, K., Cheung, J., Beeson, D., Reddel, S. (2016). Late presentations of congenital myasthenic syndromes: How many do we miss? Muscle & Nerve, 54(4), 721-727. [More Information]
  • Ghaoui, R., Palmio, J., Brewer, J., Lek, M., Needham, M., Evilä, A., Hackman, P., Jonson, P., Penttilä, S., Vihola, A., Davis, R., Waddell, L., Kaur, S., Yiannikas, K., Clarke, N., Sue, C., et al (2016). Mutations in HSPB8 causing a new phenotype of distal myopathy and motor neuropathy. Neurology, 86(4), 391-398. [More Information]
  • Klistorner, A., Wang, C., Yiannikas, C., Graham, S., Parratt, J., Barnett, M. (2016). Progressive injury in chronic multiple sclerosis lesions is gender-specific: A DTI study. PloS One, 11(2), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Graham, E., You, Y., Yiannikas, C., Garrick, R., Parratt, J., Barnett, M., Klistorner, A. (2016). Progressive Loss of Retinal Ganglion Cells and Axons in Nonoptic Neuritis Eyes in Multiple Sclerosis: A Longitudinal Optical Coherence Tomography Study. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 57(4), 2311-2317. [More Information]
  • Geevasinga, N., Menon, P., Sue, C., Kumar, K., Ng, K., Yiannikas, C., Kiernan, M., Vucic, S. (2015). Cortical excitability changes distinguish the motor neuron disease phenotypes from hereditary spastic paraplegia. European Journal of Neurology, 22(5), 826-831. [More Information]
  • Klistorner, A., Vootakuru, N., Wang, C., Yiannikas, C., Graham, S., Parratt, J., Garrick, R., Levin, N., Masters, L., Lagopoulos, J., Barnett, M. (2015). Decoding diffusivity in multiple sclerosis: analysis of optic radiation lesional and non-lesional white matter. PloS One, 10(3), 1-23. [More Information]
  • Buzzard, K., Reddel, S., Yiannikas, K., Riminton, S., Barnett, M., Hardy, T. (2015). Distinguishing Susac's syndrome from multiple sclerosis. Journal of Neurology, 262(7), 1613-1621. [More Information]
  • Alshowaeir, D., Yiannikas, C., Klistorner, A. (2015). Multifocal Visual Evoked Potential (mfVEP) and Pattern-Reversal Visual Evoked Potential Changes in Patients with Visual Pathway Disorders: A Case Series. Neuro-Ophthalmology, 39(5), 220-233. [More Information]
  • Menon, P., Geevasinga, N., Yiannikas, K., Howells, J., Kiernan, M., Vucic, S. (2015). Sensitivity and specificity of threshold tracking transcranial magnetic stimulation for diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A prospective study. The Lancet Neurology, 14(5), 478-484. [More Information]
  • Ramanathan, S., Reddel, S., Henderson, A., Parratt, J., Barnett, M., Gatt, P., Merheb, V., Kumaran, R., Pathmanandavel, K., Sinmaz, N., Yiannikas, K., Vucic, S., Stewart, G., Booth, D., Dale, R., Brilot-Turville, F., et al (2014). Antibodies to myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein in bilateral and recurrent optic neuritis. Neurology: Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation, 1(4), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Yan, W., Nguyen, T., Yuki, N., Ji, Q., Yiannikas, K., Pollard, J., Mathey, E. (2014). Antibodies to neurofascin exacerbate adoptive transfer experimental autoimmune neuritis. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 277(1-2), 13-17. [More Information]
  • Alcock, R., Elsik, M., Yiannikas, K., Yiannikas, J. (2011). Antiphospholipid syndrome and rheumatic fever: a case spanning three decades of changing concepts and common immunological mechanisms. Lupus, 20(12), 1316-1320. [More Information]
  • Klistorner, A., Arvind Srinivasan, H., Nguyen, T., Garrick, R., Paine, M., Graham, S., Yiannikas, K. (2009). Fellow eye changes in optic neuritis correlate with the risk of multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis: clinical and laboratory research, 15(8), 928-932. [More Information]
  • Klistorner, A., Arvind Srinivasan, H., Nguyen, T., Garrick, R., Paine, M., Graham, S., O’Day, J., Grigg, J., Billson, F., Yiannikas, K. (2008). Axonal loss and myelin in early ON loss in postacute optic neuritis. Annals of Neurology, 64(3), 325-331. [More Information]
  • Klistorner, A., Arvind Srinivasan, H., Nguyen, T., Garrick, R., Paine, M., Graham, S., O'Day, J., Yiannikas, K. (2008). Multifocal VEP and OCT in optic neuritis: a topographical study of the structure-function relationship. Documenta Ophthalmologica, 118(2), 129-137. [More Information]
  • Yiannikas, K., Vucic, S. (2008). Utility of somatosensory evoked potentials in chronic acquired demyelinating neuropathy. Muscle and Nerve, 38(5), 1447-1454. [More Information]
  • Vucic, S., Yiannikas, K. (2007). Anterior interosseous nerve conduction study: Normative data. Muscle and Nerve, 35(1), 119-121. [More Information]
  • Vucic, S., Pamphlett, R., Wills, E., Yiannikas, K. (2007). Polyglucosan body disease myopathy: An unusual presentation. Muscle and Nerve, 35(4), 536-539. [More Information]
  • Vucic, S., Cordato, D., Yiannikas, K., Schwartz, R., Shnier, R. (2006). Utility of magnetic resonance imaging in diagnosing ulnar neuropathy at the elbow. Clinical Neurophysiology, 117(3), 590-595. [More Information]

2016

  • Menon, P., Geevasinga, N., Yiannikas, K., Kiernan, M., Vucic, S. (2016). Cortical contributions to the flail leg syndrome: Pathophysiological insights. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration, 17(5-6), 389-396. [More Information]
  • Geevasinga, N., Menon, P., Scherman, D., Simon, N., Yiannikas, K., Henderson, R., Kiernan, M., Vucic, S. (2016). Diagnostic criteria in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neurology, 87(7), 684-690. [More Information]
  • Klistorner, A., Wang, C., Fofanova, V., Barnett, M., Yiannikas, C., Parratt, J., You, Y., Graham, S. (2016). Diffusivity in multiple sclerosis lesions: At the cutting edge? NeuroImage: Clinical, 12, 219-226. [More Information]
  • Garg, N., Yiannikas, K., Hardy, T., Belaya, K., Cheung, J., Beeson, D., Reddel, S. (2016). Late presentations of congenital myasthenic syndromes: How many do we miss? Muscle & Nerve, 54(4), 721-727. [More Information]
  • Ghaoui, R., Palmio, J., Brewer, J., Lek, M., Needham, M., Evilä, A., Hackman, P., Jonson, P., Penttilä, S., Vihola, A., Davis, R., Waddell, L., Kaur, S., Yiannikas, K., Clarke, N., Sue, C., et al (2016). Mutations in HSPB8 causing a new phenotype of distal myopathy and motor neuropathy. Neurology, 86(4), 391-398. [More Information]
  • Klistorner, A., Wang, C., Yiannikas, C., Graham, S., Parratt, J., Barnett, M. (2016). Progressive injury in chronic multiple sclerosis lesions is gender-specific: A DTI study. PloS One, 11(2), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Graham, E., You, Y., Yiannikas, C., Garrick, R., Parratt, J., Barnett, M., Klistorner, A. (2016). Progressive Loss of Retinal Ganglion Cells and Axons in Nonoptic Neuritis Eyes in Multiple Sclerosis: A Longitudinal Optical Coherence Tomography Study. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 57(4), 2311-2317. [More Information]

2015

  • Geevasinga, N., Menon, P., Sue, C., Kumar, K., Ng, K., Yiannikas, C., Kiernan, M., Vucic, S. (2015). Cortical excitability changes distinguish the motor neuron disease phenotypes from hereditary spastic paraplegia. European Journal of Neurology, 22(5), 826-831. [More Information]
  • Klistorner, A., Vootakuru, N., Wang, C., Yiannikas, C., Graham, S., Parratt, J., Garrick, R., Levin, N., Masters, L., Lagopoulos, J., Barnett, M. (2015). Decoding diffusivity in multiple sclerosis: analysis of optic radiation lesional and non-lesional white matter. PloS One, 10(3), 1-23. [More Information]
  • Buzzard, K., Reddel, S., Yiannikas, K., Riminton, S., Barnett, M., Hardy, T. (2015). Distinguishing Susac's syndrome from multiple sclerosis. Journal of Neurology, 262(7), 1613-1621. [More Information]
  • Alshowaeir, D., Yiannikas, C., Klistorner, A. (2015). Multifocal Visual Evoked Potential (mfVEP) and Pattern-Reversal Visual Evoked Potential Changes in Patients with Visual Pathway Disorders: A Case Series. Neuro-Ophthalmology, 39(5), 220-233. [More Information]
  • Menon, P., Geevasinga, N., Yiannikas, K., Howells, J., Kiernan, M., Vucic, S. (2015). Sensitivity and specificity of threshold tracking transcranial magnetic stimulation for diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A prospective study. The Lancet Neurology, 14(5), 478-484. [More Information]

2014

  • Ramanathan, S., Reddel, S., Henderson, A., Parratt, J., Barnett, M., Gatt, P., Merheb, V., Kumaran, R., Pathmanandavel, K., Sinmaz, N., Yiannikas, K., Vucic, S., Stewart, G., Booth, D., Dale, R., Brilot-Turville, F., et al (2014). Antibodies to myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein in bilateral and recurrent optic neuritis. Neurology: Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation, 1(4), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Yan, W., Nguyen, T., Yuki, N., Ji, Q., Yiannikas, K., Pollard, J., Mathey, E. (2014). Antibodies to neurofascin exacerbate adoptive transfer experimental autoimmune neuritis. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 277(1-2), 13-17. [More Information]

2011

  • Alcock, R., Elsik, M., Yiannikas, K., Yiannikas, J. (2011). Antiphospholipid syndrome and rheumatic fever: a case spanning three decades of changing concepts and common immunological mechanisms. Lupus, 20(12), 1316-1320. [More Information]

2009

  • Klistorner, A., Arvind Srinivasan, H., Nguyen, T., Garrick, R., Paine, M., Graham, S., Yiannikas, K. (2009). Fellow eye changes in optic neuritis correlate with the risk of multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis: clinical and laboratory research, 15(8), 928-932. [More Information]

2008

  • Klistorner, A., Arvind Srinivasan, H., Nguyen, T., Garrick, R., Paine, M., Graham, S., O’Day, J., Grigg, J., Billson, F., Yiannikas, K. (2008). Axonal loss and myelin in early ON loss in postacute optic neuritis. Annals of Neurology, 64(3), 325-331. [More Information]
  • Klistorner, A., Arvind Srinivasan, H., Nguyen, T., Garrick, R., Paine, M., Graham, S., O'Day, J., Yiannikas, K. (2008). Multifocal VEP and OCT in optic neuritis: a topographical study of the structure-function relationship. Documenta Ophthalmologica, 118(2), 129-137. [More Information]
  • Yiannikas, K., Vucic, S. (2008). Utility of somatosensory evoked potentials in chronic acquired demyelinating neuropathy. Muscle and Nerve, 38(5), 1447-1454. [More Information]

2007

  • Vucic, S., Yiannikas, K. (2007). Anterior interosseous nerve conduction study: Normative data. Muscle and Nerve, 35(1), 119-121. [More Information]
  • Vucic, S., Pamphlett, R., Wills, E., Yiannikas, K. (2007). Polyglucosan body disease myopathy: An unusual presentation. Muscle and Nerve, 35(4), 536-539. [More Information]

2006

  • Vucic, S., Cordato, D., Yiannikas, K., Schwartz, R., Shnier, R. (2006). Utility of magnetic resonance imaging in diagnosing ulnar neuropathy at the elbow. Clinical Neurophysiology, 117(3), 590-595. [More Information]

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