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Acclaimed Greek Scientist Makes Breakthrough Discovery on Obesity

A lab observation during a cancer research project by acclaimed Greek geneticist Dr Constantine Stratakis discovered key brain mechanisms related to obesity.

Greek Scientist Leads Groundbreaking Breast Cancer Research

Greek scientist Dr. Antonis Antoniou, a professor in the field of cancer risk prediction and a lead researcher at the University of Cambridge, is gaining ground in the battle against breast cancer. He is currently leading a research group which...

Greek Center’s Open Seminar: ‘Two Greek Giants of 20th Century Mathematics’

It is widely accepted that during ancient times Greeks played an important role in the development of mathematics. Although most modern day Greek mathematicians are not as famous as Pythagoras, Archimedes or Euclid, their contribution to mathematics is still...

Greek and Greek-Australian Scientists to Patent First MS Treatment

Multiple sclerosis, also known as MS, is a demyelinating disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged. This disrupts the communication in certain parts of the nervous system, resulting in...

Canadian Smoking Cessation Model Used to Help Greeks Quit Smoking

Greek scientist Sophia Papadakis has travel to Crete in order to implement a program that is going to help people quit smoking. At the moment 38% of the Greek population smokes, making it the leading European country for tobacco...

Greek-Australian Scientist Develops Interactive Anatomy App

Since the invention of smartphones, mobile apps have become a part of everyday life, entertaining and helping people with their day-to-day tasks. Scientists have embraced this new technology and are constantly trying to find ways to incorporate apps in...

Food to Address Vitamin D Deficiency from the TEI in Thessaly

An international research team led by Greek professor of biochemistry; Dimitris Moulas received high honors in a leading international conference. Moulas, professor at the Department of Biochemistry of the Technological Institute in Thessaly, and his team participated in the...

Greek Scientists Participate in Chronic Pain Research

Scientists in Britain, including two Greek researchers announced that they are developing a new very promising drug therapy, which may be used to help people who suffer from chronic pain. Although for now, the treatment has only been tested...

Greek Scientist Participates in Research on Genetic History of Europeans

The introduction of agriculture in Europe occurred around 8,500 years ago, changing not only the way of life of the continent’s inhabitants, but also their genes, according to new international scientific research, based on analysis of ancient DNA. The...

Greek Diaspora Scientist Develops Electronic Roses

Researchers at Linköping University in Sweden have developed both analog and digital electronic circuits that exist inside living plants, thus creating electronic roses. Their creation has paved the way for a possible future "marriage" between plants and computers. The research...