The Vice President of the Hellenic Society of Nanotechnology in Health Sciences, Prof. Costas N. Demetzos, was awarded by the Academy of Athens
COSTAS N. DEMETZOS
ACADEMY OF ATHENS 2018
Costas N. Demetzos, Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology & Nano-Technology, Department of Pharmacy of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, was honored with an award by the Order of Sciences of the Academy of Athens for his scientific contribution in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology. The ceremony took place during the formal sitting on the 21-12-2018 in the Great ceremony hall of the Academy of Athens, after the unanimous decision of the Athens Academy Plenary. The President of the Academy of Athens, Academician Antonios Kounadis presented the award to the honored Professor.
The rationale behind the award was announced by the General Secretary of the Academy, Academician Vasilios Petratos and reads as follows:
The Academy of Athens Award is awarded to the Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology & Nano-Technology of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Costas N. Demetzos, for his scientific work ‘Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology. Fundamentals and Practical Applications’. The honored work has the virtue of being new and prototype and provides for multidisciplinary approaches as to the design and development of innovative nanosystems for the delivery of drugs and therapeutic biomolecules for the treatment of diseases.
Short Curriculum Vitae of Prof. Costas N. Demetzos
Academy of Athens Award, 2018
Professor Costas N. Demetzos is a graduate of the Department of Pharmacy (1983). He received his Ph.D degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 1990. His research interest is on Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, in drug delivery nano-systems, Physical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Compounding and Regulatory Aspects in nanotechnology. He has published more than 240 research papers, two monographs, co-authored one book and edited three books. He has also received multiple awards for presentations during scientific National and International congresses. His research is focused on drug delivery nanosytems based on nanotechnological platforms which are composed of lipids and polymers. The innovative nature of his research has led to awards of international and national patents. He participates as a member of Organizing Committees and as president of International and European scientific Conferences. He was also an elected member of the ExCo of EUFEPS (Network Coordinator) (2014-2016). He acts as a member of the editorial board of scientific journals.
Yours Sincerely, The Secretary General
The President Spyridon Kintzios
Efstathios Efstathopoulos Professor, Rector of AUA
Professor of NKUA