Panagiotis Georgoulias, PhD

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Department of Nuclear Medicine
University of Thessaly

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Dr. Panagiotis Georgoulias is an Assoc. Professor and Head of the Nuclear Medicine Laboratory at the Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, and University of Thessaly, Greece. He graduated from the School of Medicine, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, in 1991. In 2004, he became the director of the Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Larissa, Greece. Previously, he worked as the director of the Nuclear Medicine Department in a private diagnostic center in Athens (1998-2004). Between 1996 and 1998, he served as a nuclear medicine consultant at the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hellenic Army Share Fund Hospital (NIMTS), where he had also completed his residency training in nuclear medicine. His post-graduation experience includes specialization in PET/PET-CT techniques at the PET-CT Department, University of Berlin (Charite Virchow Clinicum), Germany. His teaching activities include undergraduate and postgraduate nuclear medicine teaching, lectures for medical personnel and technologists at the University Hospital of Larissa, and postgraduate studies supervision. Assoc. Professor Panagiotis Georgoulias is also a visiting lecturer at the postgraduate programme of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Patras, Greece. To date, he has published 107 papers in international (peer-reviewed) journals, 6 papers in Greek/peripheral journals, 4 books and 10 book chapters. His research activities include nuclear cardiology and molecular biology, with a special focus on the genetic mechanisms involved in myocardial ischemia. Additional research topics include clinical evaluation of novel molecular targets, radionuclide therapeutic applications, brain SPECT and radioimmunoassays. The Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Thessaly, is constantly taking part in various national and international research projects. Assoc. Professor Panagiotis Georgoulias is the vice president (2016-present) and elected member of the Board of Directors (2004-present) of the Hellenic Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (HSNM&MI). Further, he is a member of the Cardiovascular Working Group of the HSNM&MI and a substitute member of the Athens and Patras Examination Committee of nuclear medicine specialty. Between 2002 and 2004, he was elected as the National Delegate of the HSNM&MI in the European Association of Nuclear Medicine.

Research Interest

His research interests are nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology, Radio-Chemistry, Genetics, molecular imaging