Members: Basilios KARAMANOS

Basilios KARAMANOS
E-mail : diavitologiko1@hippocratio.gr
Associate Professor of Medecine, MD, PhD
Athens, Greece

Current Position:
Since 1980, Diabetes Center, 2nd Medical Department, Athens University, Hippokration Hospital, Vas. Sofias 114 – Athens 115 27, Greece

1970-71 Guy’s Hospital (Prof. J. Butterfield) and King’s College Hospital (Prof. D. Pyke), London, England.
1971-80 Senior Registrar and Research Fellow Second Medical Department, Athens University, Hippokration Hospital.
1973 Founder and Director of the Diabetes Center, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University
1980 PhD Thesis “The Entero-insular axis”

Special Area of Interest and Expertise:
Major International Research Activities

1. The European Community Concerted Action Programme in Diabetes (Eurodiab).
a) Member of the Project Management Group
b) Responsible for the Programme in Greece

2. Research Programme on the Nutritional Habits and Diabetes Mellitus in the Mediterranean Countries
a) Chairman of the Project Management Group and the Steering Committee
b) Chief investigator and responsible for the whole Study and the Publications.

3. The European Multicenter Euclid Project
a) Member of the Steering Committee
b) Responsible for the Programme in Greece

4. The European Community Concerted Action in Diabetes (Eurodiab-PCS).
a) Chairman of the Steering Committee
b) Responsible for the Programme in Greece

5. Ten multicenter international randomized controlled trials regarding the treatment of diabetes and its complications

Other Activities:
Member of Associations

1) Hellenic Diabetologic Association. Founder member (1975). President: 2 terms, Vice President: 1 term, General Secretary: 2 terms, Treasurer: 1 term
2) European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).
3) European Diabetes Epidemiology Study Group of the EASD.
4) European Education Study Group, of the EASD.
5) Diabetes and Nutrition Study Group of the EASD. Founder member 1983
Member of the Executive Committee 1989 – 1992, Secretary 1992 – 1995,
Chairman 1995 – 1998
6) Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes (MGSD). Founder member
Member of the Executive Committee 1990 – 1995, 2007

Articles and Publications:
180 international meetings
60 publications in peer reviewed international journals
40 chapters in books
3 monographs