George N. Dalekos

University of Thessaly, Greece

George N. Dalekos is a Professor of Medicine, Director of the Department of Medicine and the Research Laboratory of Internal Medicine, University of Thessaly, Medical School; Head of Research Group of Investigational Medicine, Institute of Biomedical Research & Technology, Larissa, Greece. From 1979 to 1985, he studied in the Medical School of the National University of Athens. During 1990–1992, he was an Honorary Research Fellow at the Laboratory of Clinical Immunology, Ioannina University, Medical School, Greece; in 1995, he received a Certificate of Internal Medicine, Ioannina Medical School, Greece; in 1995, he received his Ph.D. degree from the Medical School of the University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece; and during 1997–1998, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Hannover Medical School. He is an Official Member of the International Autoimmune Hepatitis Group. He was awarded for best research and practice in “Autoimmune hepatitis & viruses induced phenomena,” Medical Association of Athens. He is a Member of “Epinostics” Consortium of Europe. He is a Member of the Scientific Committee for the Prevention & Control of Infectious Diseases (Greek Ministry of Health). He is a Reviewer for 35 international journals. He works on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Hepatology; Journal of Autoimmune Diseases; Liver International; World Journal of Gastroenterology. He is a Reviewer for research projects in gastroenterology and hepatology on behalf of the Greek Ministry of Education and the Greek Central Council of Health. He is a Reviewer for research projects on behalf of Wellcome Trust (England). He is a Principal Investigator in 8 international multicenter studies on viral hepatitis. He has 125 publications, 1856 cited works, and 13 book chapters. His research focuses on autoimmune liver diseases (autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis), immunopathogenesis of viral hepatitis B, C, and D, antiphospholipid syndrome, as well as viruses-induced autoimmune phenomena.

Biography Updated on 26 July 2009

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