George P. Patrinos

Assistant Professor of Pharmacogenomics and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
University of Patras

George obtained his PhD in Molecular Biology and Genetics from the University of Athens (Greece). He currently serves as Assistant Professor of Pharmacogenomics in the University of Patras (Greece) and he is Greece’s National representative in the Pharmacogenomics working party of the European Medicines Agency (EMA, London, UK). His research interests involve pharmacogenomics for blood and neuropsychiatric disorders, transcriptional regulation of human fetal globin genes and genotype-phenotype correlation in human genetic disorders. His group also has a keen interest in developing National/Ethnic Genetic databases to document the genetic heterogeneity in different populations worldwide and the implementation of pharmacogenomics in developing countries, particularly in Europe.

George has more than 110 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and textbooks and he is the Editor of the textbook Molecular Diagnostics (Academic Press). He serves as Communicating Editor for Human Mutation and he is one of the co-organizers of the international meeting series “Golden Helix Symposia” and “Golden Helix Pharmacogenomics Days”.