George P. Chrousos#


George P. Chrousos
Email:chrousge 'at' med.uoa.gr
Membership Number:2813
Main Country of Residence:GREECE
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & MEDICINE
Username:gchrousos
Homepage: ISI Highlycited





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2001- Professor and Chairman, First Department of Pediatrics and Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Athens University Medical School, Children's Hospital Aghia Sophia
  • 2010- Holder, UNESCO Chair on Adolescent Health Care
  • 2002- 2004, Senior Investigator (part-time) and Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Pediatric and Reproductive Endocrinology Branch and Reproductive Biology and Medicine Branch (2005- ), National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH
  • 1999- 2001, Chief, Pediatric and Reproductive Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH
  • 1989 - 1999, Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology Section, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, and Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Training Program, NICHD and Georgetown University
  • 1981 - 1989, Senior Investigator, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH


Fields of Scholarship
  • glucocorticoid signaling system of the cell
  • diseases of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis
  • physiological and molecular mechanisms of stress


Honours and Awards
  • 2014 Fred Conrad Koch Award, US Endocrine Society
  • 2014 Award of Academic Excellence, The Alexander Onassis Foundation Scholars, Athens, Greece
  • 2014 The George Papanicolaou Award, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
  • 2013 Honorary Professor, The University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
  • 2012 The Albert Struyvenberg Medal, European Society of Clinical Investigation, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2011 Constantine Moiras Award, Academy of Athens, Athens, Greece
  • 2011 Aristeion Bodossaki Prize, Bodossaki Foundation, Athens, Greece
  • 2011 Kluge Chair in Technology and Society, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., USA
  • 2011 Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
  • 2011 Personality of the Year Award, UNICEF Greek National Committee, Athens, Greece
  • 2011 Distinguished Adjunct Professor, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA
  • 2010 Member, Academia Europaea, London, UK
  • 2010 Member, Institute of Medicine, The National Academies, Washington, D.C., USA
  • 2010 Philip S. Hench Memorial Lecture, American College of Rheumatology, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • 2010 UNESCO Chair on Adolescent Health Care, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
  • 2010 Distinguished Visiting Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
  • 2009 Mortimer B. Lipsett Memorial Lecture, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
  • 2008 Geoffrey Harris Award, European Society of Endocrinology, Berlin, Germany
  • 2008 President of the European Society of Clinical Investigation, Utrecht, The Netherlands (2008-2011)
  • 2008 Honorary Fellow (FRCP), Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
  • 2006 Doctor Honoris Causa University of Ancona, Italy
  • 2006 ISI Highly Cited Researcher in Biochemistry and Biology, ISI, Philadelphia, Pa. www.ISIhighlycited.com
  • 2005 Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP), American College of Physicians
  • 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award, The International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • 2003 Doctor Honoris Causa University of Liege, Belgium
  • 2002 Sir Edward Sharpey-Schafer Medal, British Endocrine Societies
  • 2001 ISI Highly Cited Researcher in Clinical Medicine, ISI, Philadelphia, Pa. www.ISIhighlycited.com
  • 2000 Master of the American College of Endocrinology (MACE), American College of Endocrinology
  • 1999 Novera Herbert Spector Award, International Society of Neuroimmunomodulation
  • 1997 Hans Selye Award, Hans Selye Foundation
  • 1997 Clinical Investigator Award, US Endocrine Society
  • 1987 Richard Weitzman Award, US Endocrine Society


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