Georgios Vavougios

University of Cyprus

George D. Vavougios, is a postdoctoral researcher for the University of Thessaly (UTH), at the Department of Respiratory Medicine, Larisa, Greece, and a visiting Lecturer of the Department of Neurology, University of Cyprus, Lefkosia, Cyprus since 2021. Furthermore, he is a research associate with the Neuroimmunology Laboratory of the Department of Neurology of the Athens Naval Hospital (ATH) since 2020. He graduated from the Medical School of the University of Patras in 2010 was board certified as a clinical neurologist in 2020. In 2015 he obtained his Ph.D. degree with distinction from the University of Thessaly, for his studies in neurodegenerative disease-associated proteins with respiratory disease. He completed his first post-doctoral study with distinction from the University of Thessaly in 2021 for his work in developing tools to study the transcriptomic overlap and drug repositioning between infectious and neurodegenerative disease. Since 2020, he has been an investigator for the Alzheimer’s Association CNS SARS-CoV-2 Consortium. Since 2021, he has been an institutional panel member of the European Academy of Neurology’s (EAN) Scientific Panel Neuroscience/translational neurology. He has delivered lectures in physiology, genetics, palliative care, and interdisciplinary approaches in primary care for the schools of Nursing and Medicine of the University of Thessaly at the graduate and post-graduate programs.