Vassilis Georgoulias

University of Crete, Greece


Vassilis A. Georgoulias, MD, PhD is Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Crete and Head of the Department of Medical Oncology at the University General Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece. He is also coordinator of the Hellenic Oncology Research Group (HORG) since 1996. He received his MD degree at the Medical School of University of Athens and he continued his training in Internal Medicine at the First Department of Internal Medicine of University of Athens. He completed his training in Medical Oncology at the Service des Maladies Sanguines et Tumorales, a l’ hospital Paul Brousse, Villejuif, France. He received his PhD degree from the School of Medicine of University of Athens in 1980 and subsequently, the Diplome d’ Etudes et de Recherché en Biologie Humaine (mention Immunologie de Transplantation et du Cancer) from the Medical School of University Paris XI in 1983. From 1985-1991 he was appointed as a Recherché of 1st classe in the Institute de Sante et de Recherché Medicale (INSERM, France). He was nominated Associate Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Crete in 1991 and a full Professor in 1997. He is also the Vice President of the Medicine School of the University of Crete. Dr. Georgoulias is a member of various International Scientific Societies including the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), the International Association fir te study of Lung Cancer (IALSC), the International Association for AIDS, the New York Academy of Sciences. He has an extensive experience and was one of the pioneers who investigated the abnormal differentiation and proliferation of T-cell precursors in patients with T-cell malignancies and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). He has also an extensive experience in conducting clinical trials and he has published more than 290 peer-reviewed research papers. His work is recognized with more than 4.300 references in the Citation Index.

Biography Updated on 11 December 2013

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