Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis, MD, PhD

Professor
Athens University Medical School
Endocrine Unit, Third Department of Internal Medicine

Biographical Sketch:
Dr.Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis is professor of Internal Medicine- Endocrinology.& Metabolism and Chairman of the Third Department of Medicine, Medical School-University of Athens. She received her MD from Medical School of Athens and her PhD in experimental Endocrinology on the effects of androgens in hypophysectomised rats, from the same University. She was trained in internal medicine in England (1974-1980), and in Endocrinology& Metabolism in USA (1980-1986). Her research interests has focused for the last 15 years on clinical, molecular and environmental aspects of metabolic & hormonal abnormalities in Polycystic ovarian syndrome. This work has generated 132 publications and more than 4000 citations. Dr.Diamanti-Kandarakis has been invited by the international academic community as a speaker and has given more than 150 lectures , in Europe,Asia,Africa,North &South America.
Papers:
Diverse Impact of Ageing on Insulin Resistance in Lean and Obese and Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Evidence from 1345 Women with the Syndrome
Prevalence and Impact of Hyperandrogenemia in 1218 Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Impact of a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program on Depressive and Anxiety Symptomatology, Stress and Cortisol Levels and the Quality of Life in Premenopausal Patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Decreased Muscle Mass and Bone Minerals and Increased Abdominal “Inflammation” Were Revealed in Body Composition and Spectroscopy Analysis of Lean PCOS Patients – a Case-Control Study
S09-1 Obesity, Glycation & Links to Insulin Resistance in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome