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Apostolos Pourtsidis

M.D., PhD, President, Hellenic Society of Pediatric Hematology- Oncology (HeSPHO), Director NHS, Oncology Department, ‘P. and A. Kyriakou’ Children’s Hospital, Athens, Member of Clinical Research Council of European branch of International Society in Paediatric Oncology (SIOPE CRC), Collaborating Member of European Expert Paediatric Oncology Reference Network for Diagnostics and Treatment (ExPO-r-Net)

Apostolos Pourtsidis
Apostolos Pourtsidis

Apostolos Pourtsidis is President of the Hellenic Society of Pediatric Hematology - Oncology (HeSPHO), a Member of the SIOPE Clinical Research Council (CRC), a Collaborating member of Expo-R-Net SIOPE and a Collaborating member of EXPERT group for very rare tumors in children and adolescents.

He obtained his medical degree from the University of Athens, medical school, Athens, Greece in 1978. He completed his residency in General Pediatrics (1983-1987) at Children's Saint Sofia Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece. He was a Research fellow at the department of Pediatrics, at Kaplan Hospital, affiliated to the medical School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Hadassah, 1988.

Appointments: in Aglaia Kyriakou Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece, in the Oncology Department, Registrar in NHS from 1988 to 1998, a Senior Registrar in NHS, from 1998 to 2006, a Vice Chairman in NHS from 2006 until 2010 and a Chairman in NHS from 2010 until 2017.

He completed his Medical Degree in the Medical School of University of Athens in 1978. He was Board Certified in Pediatrics in Athens Greece in 1987 and he obtained his PhD in the Medical School of University of Athens in 2000.

His Thesis was in EMF AND CHILDHOOD LEUKEMIA.

His ResearchGate score is 33.07, he has 70 publications, his Total Impact points are 190.00 and he has 470 citations. Concerning his Skills & Activities he has knowledge in English. He specializes in Pediatric Hematology Oncology. He is a member of numerous scientific societies such as the Greek Pediatric Society, the Greek Society of Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology, the Greek Hematological Society, the Greek Society of Internal Medicine and Oncology, the International Society of Pediatric Oncology Europe (SIOPE), the Social Pediatric Society

He is interested in LYMPHOMAS, BRAIN TUMORS, INFECTIONS, AML, SARCOMAS, VERY RARE TUMORS

The Publication Highlights
Book Chapters:
01. «Leukemias». Petridou E, Pourtsidis A, Trichopoulos D. In: Textbook of cancer epidemiology—Adami HO, Hunter DH, Trichopoulos D, eds. (2008) New York, NY: Oxford University Press. PP; 694–715. 02. In book: PET/CT in Lymphomas, pp.305-311, Chapter 21 • January 2016 Lymphoblastic Lymphoma in Children and Adolescents 03. In book: PET/CT in Lymphomas, pp.305-311, Chapter 21 • January 2016. Diffuse Large B cell Lymphoma in Children and Adolescents (B mature)

He has published 70 Journals. He has given 10 lectures in International Congresses and more than 100 in Greek Congresses, he has chaired more than 50 Symposia and Conferences. He has also participated with more than 200 oral or poster presentations in international conferences and he has published 60 articles in National Medical Journals and participated with more than 300 oral or poster presentations in national conferences.

International speakers

Jan Geissler Jan Geissler is founder and managing director of Patvocates, acting as advisor on patient advocacy, health policy and social media. From 2012-2017, he has been the Director of the 'European Patients Academy' (EUPATI), which has developed education about medicines development processes. He is now coordinating the team that takes change of the evolution of EUPATI.
Peter Hohenberger Peter Hohenberger, MD, is Head of the Division of Surgical Oncology and Thoracic Surgery at the Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg (UMM). He is a boarded surgeon in visceral and vascular surgery as well as in thoracic surgery and surgical intensive care.
Panos Kanavos Panos Kanavos (BSc, MSc (Oxon), MSc (LSE), PhD) is Associate Professor in International Health Policy in the Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics (LSE), Deputy Director at LSE Health, and Programme Director of the Medical Technology Research Group (MTRG) at LSE Health.
Annalisa Trama Dr. Annalisa Trama graduated cum laude in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Rome "La Sapienza"(1993-1999). She obtained her Master’s in health services/system research from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2001-2002), she specialized in Public Health from University “La Sapienza”– Rome (1999-2003). She obtained her PhD in Public Health from University “La Sapienza”– Rome (2004-2006).

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