A. Veves is the Research Director of the Joslin-Beth Israel Deaconess Foot Center and of the Microcirculation Lab and an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. He received his M.D. degree from the Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), his M.S. degree from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Manchester (UK), and his D.S. degree from Athens Medical School (Greece). His main academic interest is the role of neuropathy and vascular disease in the development of diabetic foot problems. Dr. Veves is also involved with evaluating the endothelial function of the brachial artery as well as other studies involving endothelial function. In summary, the main effort of his research is to develop techniques which will identify patients at risk of developing diabetic foot problems at the early stages and to develop therapeutic strategies which will prevent or slow the progression of this condition. In addition, Dr. Veves is also interested in the etiology of diabetic foot problems and the pathophysiology of wound healing in diabetes. His areas of expertise include diabetic neuropathy, diabetic foot problems, and vascular reactivity.
Biography Updated on 12 May 2010