Dr Efstathios Gonos graduated from the Department of Pharmacy, University of Athens, Greece, obtained his Ph.D. at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Glasgow, Britain and a Docent in Biomedicine at the Orebro University, Medical School, Sweden.
He worked at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in London, Britain and since 2002 is Director of Research at the National Hellenic Research Foundation/ICB. His research focuses on the genetic and environmental factors that are linked to human aging and longevity. He has published more than 130 research articles, is author of 14 monographs and patents holder that have resulted in the development of novel anti-aging products.
Dr. Gonos has been a ”Senior expert” of E.U. in ”Human development and the aging process” and Deputy National Representative of Greece in E.U. in ”Genomics and Biotechnology for Health”. He is past member of the Executive Committee of International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB), the Advanced Course Committee of Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) and the Board of Directors of the ”Society of Free Radicals Research-Europe”.