Helen A. Papadaki

Heraklion University, Greece

Helen A. Papadaki received a degree of medicine from the Medical School of Athens, Greece, in 1987, and the Ph.D. degree in haematology from the Medical School of the University of Crete, Greece, in 1995. She has specialized in haematology at the Haematology Department of the UOC School of Medicine, Greece, during 1989–1995. She was awarded an EMBO Fellowship (2000), and worked as a Research Fellow at the Haematology Research Department of St. George’s Hospital, London, UK (2000). She had also a short training at the Cancer Research Institute of the University of Birmingham (2002), and at the Haematology Department of the University of Washington (2007). She has been elected as a Lecturer of haematology (1997) and as a Professor of haematology (since 2007) at the UOC School of Medicine. She chairs the three-month course entitled “Basic Immunology” for the second-year undergraduate students and the course entitled “Pathophysiology” for the Graduate Program of Molecular Medicine at the UOC School of Medicine. She is the Scientific Head of the Haematology Department, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, and the Head and Principal Investigator of the Haemopoiesis Research Laboratory of the UOC School of Medicine. She was elected as the Head of the MDS Scientific Group of the Hellenic Haematology Association (2005–2007), and she is also the Chairperson of the Scientific Working Group of “Granulocyte and Monocyte Disorders” of the European Haematology Association (2007–2009). Dr. Papadaki shares her time between patient care and research which is mainly focused on immune-mediated bone marrow failure syndromes with special interest in chronic idiopathic neutropenia and haemopoietic and mesenchymal stem cells.

Biography Updated on 1 June 2008

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