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Konstantinos Vemmos, MD
Director of Acute Stroke Unit
Department of Clinical Therapeutics
Medical School, University of Athens
"Alexandra Hospital", Athens
  • Trained in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens.
  • Founding member (1989) and Director of Acute Stroke Unit of "Alexandra" Hospital since 1989.
  • Fellow in Stroke at New England Medical Center, TUFTS University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA (1991-92).
  • Reviewer in several PubMed journals including Stroke (American Heart Association), Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Cerebrovascular Diseases, European Journal of Neurology, Hellenic Journal of Cardiology.
  • Abstract reviewer at European Stroke Society, International Stroke Society and Mediterranean Stroke Society meetings.
  • Member of the American Stroke Association, European Stroke Society, International Stroke Society and Mediterranean Stroke Society.
  • Research work focused mainly on stroke and hypertension: epidemiology of stroke, acute stroke, blood pressure in acute stroke.
  • Participated in several international trials, such as IST, FISS bis, GAIN International, MATCH, CHARISMA, SAINT II.
  • Published more than 50 original articles in peer review international journals.
  • Presented more than 120 papers in international medical meetings.
  • More than 400 citations including citations in the guidelines of the European Stroke Society.
80, Vasilisis Sofias Avenue,
GR-115 28, Athens, Greece
vemmosk@ath.forthnet.gr
Tel.: +30 210 3381493
Fax: +30 210 3381493