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News :Professor George P. Chrousos: Elected Member of the Academy of Athens

On February 21, 2024, Professor George P. Chrousos was elected as a member of the Academy of Athens. The distinguished pediatrician, endocrinologist, neurobiologist, and world-renowned medical clinical researcher, is now a member of the Academy’s Section of Sciences, a prestigious honor that marks yet another milestone in Professor Chrousos's illustrious career, recognizing his significant contributions to the field of biomedical research and beyond.

We at BRFAA extend our heartfelt congratulations to Professor Chrousos on his well-deserved election as a member of the Academy of Athens. We are confident that his continued contributions will enrich the academic community and inspire future generations of scientists to pursue excellence in their quest for knowledge and discovery.


George P. Chrousos, MD, ScD born in Patras, Greece, is a Greek-American pediatrician, endocrinologist, neurobiologist and one of the world's foremost medical clinical researchers. He serves as Professor of Pediatrics and Endocrinology Emeritus and at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece and as Director of University Research Institute of Maternal And Child Health & Precision Medicine. He currently also holds the UNESCO Chair on Adolescent Health Care. He is one of the 250 most cited scientists internationally (ISI highly cited), included not only in the list of Clinical Medicine, but also in that of Biology and Biochemistry, and is the highest cited clinical pediatrician or endocrinologist in the world.
Prof. Chrousos is intimately familiar with the strengths and weaknesses of both US and European biomedical science. He has an unwavering commitment to promote and nurture the international leadership and excellence of research in Developmental Biology, Human Growth and Development, Pediatrics, Reproductive Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Family and Disabilities Research.

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