Antonis Gargalionis

Dr Antonis Gargalionis is a physician of Clinical Pathology, Laboratory Teaching Staff of Medical Microbiology – Clinical Biochemistry at the Medical School of the University of Athens (NKUA). He practices medicine at the Laboratory of Biopathology of the Eginitio University Hospital. He graduated from the Medical School of the University of Athens, where he received a master’s degree in Molecular and Applied Physiology and completed his PhD with a scholarship from the Hellenic Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology. He completed his field service as a rural physician at the Health Center of Astros (Arcadia). He specialized in Clinical Pathology – Laboratory Medicine at the Tripoli’s and Laiko General hospitals. He has worked as a scientific director of clinical laboratories in the private sector and as a scientific associate at the Eginitio Hospital. He carried out his post-doctoral research with a scholarship from the Hellenic State Scholarships Foundation. He has been honored with 18 Greek and international awards including the “Sotiris Papastamatis” Prize from the Athens Medical Society, the Gold Award of the Healthcare Business Awards and the Georgios Tolis Award from the Hellenic Endocrinological Society. He has been a Guest Editor of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences journal, Academic Editor of the Biomed Research International journal and serves as treasurer of the Hellenic Society of Medical Biochemistry. He is a regular member of the Committee for Negotiating Reimbursement Prices for Health Services, Medical Technological Products and Materials of the National Organization for Health Care Services Provision. He has 46 publications in international reputable journals, with >950 citations and h-index: 17 (5/12/2022), 51 announcements in Greek and international conferences, while he was an invited speaker in 24 lectures in Greek and international conferences. He has been a reviewer in >50 articles in international reputable journals. His research work focuses on molecular oncology and Alzheimer’s disease. He is fluent in English. He is married and the father of 2 children.