Part 3 - Modern Greece

Science and Technology

Michael Lahanas

Medicine

Constantin von Economo (Κονσταντίν φον Εκονόμο) brain scientist

George Nicholas Papanicolaou (13.5.1883 Kymi Euboea/Greece – 19.2.1962 New Jersey) The most famous Greek-American Physician ( Γεώργιος Παπανικολάου Info in Greek)

Georg N. Koskinas (1885-1975) neurologist-psychiatrist


George Vithoulkas , International Academy of Classical Homeopathy , 1996, Alternative Nobel Prize for his work in the field of Classical Homeopathy.

Dimitrios Trichopoulos (Δημήτριος Τριχόπουλος) (9.12.1938 Volos) identification of several dietary and other important risk factors in the aetiology of the number of cancers and other diseases.

Andrew C. Papanicolaou (8.7.1950 Greece) Greek-American, Functional brain mapping (Magnetoencephalography and Electrophysiology)

Nicholas Christakis , Professor of Medicine, Health Care Policy, and Sociology, Harvard, "Connected, co-authored with James H. Fowler, 2009" . In 2009, he was named by Time magazine to its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and by Foreign Policy magazine he is in the list of the 100 top global thinkers.

Kypros Nicolaides See also http://www.studentbmj.com/back_issues/0402/careers/110.html

George P. Chrousos Lifetime Achievement Award International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology , Sir Edward Sharpey-Schafer Medal, 2000 Henning Andersen Prize, 1999 Novera Herbert Spector Award, etc. ISIS Info

Philip N. Tsichlis See also (http://tuftsjournal.tufts.edu/archive/2003/september/features/deforges_chair.shtml)

George Stamatoyannopoulos (Γεώργιος Σταματογιαννόπουλος) Info

George C. Kassianos, Cyprus, Meningitis vaccines

Solon Thanos Neural Regeneration (A German Report)

George P. Canellos Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Harisios Boudoulas (Χαρίσιος Μπουντούλας ) (1935) professor emeritus Ohio, Cardiology

Dimitrios G. Oreopoulos (1936) (Δημήτριος Ωραιόπουλος) pioneering nephrologist Scribner Award, 1998, from the American Society of Nephrology, National Torchbearer Award (Info) (Interview)

George P. Chrousos, (18.7.1951 Patras/Greece) Pediatric and Reproductive Endocrinology Branch , Lifetime Achievement Award, Sir Edward Sharpey-Schafer Medal, British Endo Soc, 2000 Henning Andersen Prize etc etc...

Nicholas K. Gonatas Intrinsic membrane proteins of the neuronal Golgi apparatus; involvement of the organelle in the pathogenesis of motor neuron disease Shy-Gonatas syndrome

Stratis Avrameas, Immunologist pioneer work in the fields of natural antibodies and immuno-enzymes, inventing widely used techniques such as a series of immunology tests called elisa, which analyze biological fluids, and cold probes used to diagnose nucleic acids. (Info)

Argyrios N. Theofilopoulos (Αργύριος Ν. Θεοφιλόπουλος) (23.11.1942 Patras) , Greek American, Immunologist, Rheumatology, Virology, Info from the Scripps Research Institute , Info from the Canadian Arthritis Network

Stavros C. Manolagas director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at UAMS and director of the Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases Center (Info)

Nikolaos Robakis (Νικόλαος Ρομπάκης) Professor Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Genetics and function of proteins involved in neurodegeneration (APP, presenilin, tau) Director of the Center for Molecular Biology and Genetics of Neurodegeneration at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. ( Reagan Alzheimer’s )

H.M. Moutsopoulos (Χαράλαμπος Μουτσόπουλος ) (1944) Autoimmune Diseases, Πολεμώντας τα αυτοάνοσα νοσήματα

John E. Skandalakis (Ιωάννης Σκανδαλάκης ) Surgery

Thalia Papayannopoulou Hematology 1990 W. Dameshek Prize by the American Society of Heamatology;and the 2001 G. J. Stewart Award Honoring Women in the Biomedical Sciences (Info)

Evangelos S. Gragoudas (Ευάγγελος Σ. Γραγουδάς) Ophthalmology

Anastasios John Kanellopoulos Ophthalmology, "an international pioneer surgeon in laser applications for refractive and cataract surgery"

Harry Ischiropoulos (Χαράλαμπος Κ. Ισχυρόπουλος)

Demetrios P. Papahadjopoulos (24.8.1934 Patra -21.9. 1998 San Francisco) , Liposome Research, Drug delivery, A Visit to the Doctor In 2015 , Nature 396(6707):118 , 12 Nov. 1998 Demetrios P. Papahadjopoulos Young Investigator Award , Hermes Biosciences


John Lykoudis (Ιωάννης Λυκούδης)(1910 Missolonghi -1980) (regarding the 2005 Nobel Prize in Medicine ) Lycoudis was the general practitioner in Greece who in 1958 discovered the etiology and a treatment of peptic ulcer disease See John Lykoudis: an unappreciated discoverer of the cause and treatment of peptic ulcer disease. Lancet. 1999 Nov 6;354(9190):1634-5, See also http://www.abc.net.au/rn/science/ss/stories/s782213.htm , http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/457393_20 , http://hp.halsbrann.com/article/502575.aspx

Nikolaos Sofikitis production of human sperm from animals http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/271446.stm

Alexander Fleming Biomedical Sciences Research Center - Athens (George A. Kollias / Γεώργιος Α. Κόλλιας)

Archie (Archivides) Kalokerinos

Stavros Mentzos (1930 Athens) Neurology, Psychiatry

Pindaros Roy Vagelos , a Chief Executive Officer of the multinational pharmaceutical giant, Merck

Panos Michael Zavos


Constantin Levaditi (19.7.1874 Galatz / Romania -1953 Paris) Immunology,Virology , An unknown pioneer in immunology research (Greek , English abstract)

History

The first Greek medical congress: One century ago (PDF, Greek, English abstract)

The Schiadas (or Skiadas) family of physicians in 18th century Russia (PDF, Greek , English abstract)

The sisters Aggeliki and Alexandra Panagiotatou from Kefalonia, first women with a Ph.D ( medicine ) in Greece, 20.12.1896, National University Athens


Δύσκολος ἰατρὸς ἑτερόφθαλμος ἠρώτα νοσοῦντα· πῶς ἔχεις; ὁ δὲ εἶπεν· ὁς βλέπεις. ὁ δὲ ἰατρὸς ἔφη· ἐὰν ὡς ἐγὼ βλέπω ἔχηις, τὸ ἥμυσύ σου ἀπέθανεν. An ancient Greek joke. A physician with only one eye asks a patient about his condition. The patient answers : As you see! The physician replies: Then half of you is dead. Philogelos
Ancient Greek Medicine, Biographies of Physicians, Examples of Medical Knowledge, Timeline, Anatomical Studies, Medical Instruments, etc

Michael C. Geokas

Ancient Greece

Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire

Modern Greece

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Cyprus - World

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