George Alexiou

Neurosurgery University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece, Greece

  • Orcid: 0000-0003-0257-4481
  • Publications: 294
  • Citations: 4771
  • Keywords: neursurgery; stereotactic and functional; pediatric; molecular biology; cancer
Short Bio
  • Dr. Georgios Alexiou is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece since 2017. He undertook his neurosurgical training at ‘’Agia Sofia’’ Children’s Hospital in Athens, Greece and at the University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece. After finishing his residency, he received the EANS Spine Fellowship award and worked as a Clinical Fellow in the Department of Neurosurgery in Leeds Teaching Hospital, UK. He then received the AANS International Travelling Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery award at the Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery in Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Alexiou worked as a consultant at the Gamma Knife Center at the University Hospital La Timone in Marseille, France. He has a Master degree in Biotechnology and Public Health. His PhD thesis was on the differential diagnosis of glioma recurrence from radiation necrosis using SPECT and MRI and resulted in a clinical study that was funded by the Horizon 2020 program of the European Commission (5M Euro). Dr. Alexiou worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas and is currently working also on basic research at the Neurosurgical Institute in Ioannina, Greece. He has authored more than 290 international publications in the field, one academic book, edited one book and he is in the editorial board of several International Journals. His primary research interests are intraoperative flow cytometry for brain tumor surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, advanced imaging and radiotherapy techniques for gliomas and on the discovery and validation of novel plant derived compounds for glioma treatment. (ORCHID: 0000-0003-0257-4481, Overall citation number (Scopus): 3.147, H-INDEX: 28, Google Scholar: 4.776, H-INDEX:35).