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Athanassios D. Protogerou
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Internal Medicine,
Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Maastricht, NL
Clinical Research Fellow, Cardiovascular Research Laboratory,
1st Department of Propaedeutic and Internal Medicine, Medical School,National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), GR
  • Trained in hypertension at the «Centre de Diagnostic et de Therapeutique "Hôtel-Dieu" (AP-HP), Universite Paris Descartes» (2004-2005) and the 3rd Department of Internal Medicine, «Sotiria» Hospital, NKUA (2006-2009).
  • Research field: arterial hypertension, vascular endothelium, large arteries and mechanical properties, microcirculation, non-invasive assessmnet of central haemodynamic parameters.
  • Scholar of the Hellinic Society of Cardiology (post-doc reserach in Paris - 2004), Hellinc State Scholaships Foundation (post doc research in Athens - 2007) and of the European Comission-MC (MMC project - 2012).
  • Peer review publications: more than 90 (PubMed) with more than 1300 citations.
  • Co-author in position papers of the corresponding working groups on arterial funcion and strusture of the European Society of Cardiology regarding the assessment of endothelial function (2011) and of the European Socierty of Hypertension regarding the asessment of arterial stiffness (2012); co-ordinator and co-author of the expert's opinion paper on the role of pulse pressure amplifcation (2009).
  • Reviewer in 21 medical journals as well as in congresses, national as well as international institutes.
  • Editorial board member in medical journals: Artery Research (2011- ) and Arterial Hypertension (2012- )
  • Board member in medical societies: Artery Society (executive committee 2010-2012), Hellenic Society for the Study of Hypertension (2010- ), Working Group of the Hellenic Society of Hypertension (nucleus member 2012- ), Working Group on Arterial Function of the Hellenic Society of Cardiology (nucleus member 2002-2004)
  • Educational activities on hypertension, arterial and endothelial function at undergraduate, postgraduate students, residents and medical doctors at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, University of Maastricht and Harokopio University
Laiko Hospital,
17 Ag. Thoma street, Goudi
GR-115 27 Athens, Greece
aprotog@med.uoa.gr
Tel.: +30 210 7462634
Fax: +30 210 7462715