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Dr. Athina Pyrpasopoulou

2nd Propedeutic Dept of Internal Medicine
Hippokration General Hospital
Konstantinoupoleos 49

Brief Biography:

I graduated in 1992 from the Schoolof Biologyand in 2001 from the MedicalSchool, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki after finishing my PhD at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany, in April 1997. I have received several Greek and European fellowships throughout my pre- and postgraduate studies. I specialized in Internal Medicine with a special clinical and research interest in Rheumatology and Autoinflammatory Disorders. I have published more than 40 basic- and clinical research-based papers in peer-reviewed journals, and am a reviewer in several rheumatology journals. In 2009 I received an excellence award from the Research Committee of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki for her work in the identification of B cell markers to predict response of rheumatoid arthritis patients to rituximab. I am currently a Specialist Registrar at the 2nd Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine of the Ippokratio General Hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece.


Academic positions:

Specialist Registrar in Internal Medicine

2nd Propedeutic Dept of Internal Medicine

Hippokration General Hospital

Thessaloniki, Greece


Research interests:


Autoimmune Diseases

Pathophysiology of Inflammation


What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:

It will help put together an important team of scientists/ specialists in differents areas of biomedical sciences covering and sharing a large area of expertise