Dr. Nicholas Christakis Interview
An interview with Dr. Nicholas Christakis ; he is Professor of Social and Natural Science, Internal Medicine & Biomedical Engineering and Director of Human Nature Labs at Yale University. He talks about the new mobile app HUNALA that is like “waze traffic app for COVID” to predict the individual risk of getting Covid19; his book “Apollo’s Arrow” the scientific prediction of the roaring 2020s and how people will behave after the pandemic. You will be most be surprised on the advice he gives to young researchers!
Alexandra Touroutoglou Interview
The leadership team of Hellenic Bioscientific Association USA www.hbausa.org. outlines its vision and programs of scholarships, mentoring and networking. Young, brilliant scientists committed to helping one another for a better world. President Dr. Alexandra Touroutoglou, Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School; Vice President Dr. Christos Lisgaras Research Fellow at NYU, Appointed Secretary Dr. Maria Stamou Physician Scientist & Endocrinology Fellow Mass General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Dr. Counselor Dr. Harilaos Philipakis Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Melina Taprantzi Interview
Melina Taprantzi is the founder of WiseGreece.com. She is a social entrepreneur with a successful model of a start-up non-profit organization with a double mission: selling over 500 top quality Greek food products, as well as raising money for food to be donated to people in need. She was awarded by the UN and the World Bank with the “Sustainable Development Goals and Her award”, as she was selected from a pool of 2,400 applicants from around the world.
Dr. Ioannis Prassas Interview
Dr. Ioannis Prassas is a scientist in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada. Trained as a molecular biologist, his research focuses mostly on the application of proteomic technologies for diagnostics and he is translating research findings into clinical products with great therapeutic promise. Currently, he is finishing work on a rapid diagnostic saliva test for COVID that will be used in schools and work places, and he is researching the long term effects of COVID that could lead to new therapeutics
Dr. Eleftherios Diamandis Interview
In this interview from the Astra Report, Dr. Diamandis discusses research for early disease detection, working with post docs from Greece and his own view why Covid happened. He is Professor & Head, Division of Clinical Biochemistry at University of Toronto, a physician-scientist, who left Greece many years ago and has pursued an outstanding academic career at the University of Toronto as the director of the Advanced Centre for Detection of Cancer. He is a broadly-recognized scientist in the field of Clinical Biochemistry and is behind the identification of important biomarkers that allow early detection of diseases.
April 21, 2020
“CVC Capital Partners today announced that CVC Fund VII has agreed to invest in Skroutz, Greece’s leading e-commerce platform, in a partnership transaction with Skroutz’s founders.”
“First and foremost we are network builders. Others have been doing the same with Stanford graduates, Paypal employees or Israeli founders. We bring together Greeks, working in technology, no matter where they are, and we are thrilled about the ubiquity and underlying value of this network.”
Καλησπέρα σας. Minister Georgiadis, panelists, friends, thank you for inviting me to speak with you today about a new development model for western Greece. I’m particularly happy to be back in Patra, Greece’s Gateway to the West, and a city that I have come greatly to appreciate over the past few years.
First of all, let me say what a pleasure it is to have my friend Dean Karnazes back here, someone who is a great ambassador for the U.S.-Greece relationship and especially our important diaspora.
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