Medical Advisory Board

 

Anastasios G. Xiarchos

General Surgeon, President of the Scientific Association of Anorectal Surgery

General Information

He is the Director of the General and Laparoscopic Surgery Clinic of the Medical Center of Athens and the President of the Scientific Association of Anorectal Surgery.

Dr. Marianne Kasti

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Department of Neurology

 

General Information

Dr Kasti runs the specialist MS clinic in Basildon and Orsett in liaison with the MS centre at the Royal London Hospital. She is an honorary consultant neurologist for Barts Health NHS Trust, and an honorary senior lecturer at Queen Mary’s University, London.

Dr. Maria Gonidi

Cytologist

Prof. Dr. Vasilis Ntziachristos

Chair of Biological Imaging, TUM

General Information

Prof. Ntziachristos´s area of research encompasses the development of new methods and devices for biological and medical imaging focusing on innovative non-invasive approaches that visualize previously unseen physiological and molecular processes in tissues. His research also aims to translate these methods to advance biological dis-covery, accelerate drug development and offer new efficient methods for diagnostics and theranostics. Prof. Ntziachristos studied electrical engineering at Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece and received his Master’s and Doctorate degrees from the Bioengineering Department of the University of Pennsylvania. He served as assistant professor and director of the Laboratory for Bio-Optics and Molecular Imaging at Har-vard University and Massachusetts General Hospital. His current professorial chair is closely linked with the Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging at the Helmholtz Zentrum München, of which Prof. Ntziachristos is director.