Liakopoulos Vasilios: Nephrologist, Associate Professor in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - CV
Liakopoulos Vasilios: Nephrologist, Assistant Professor in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - CV
Liakopoulos Valisios - Nephrologist, Thessaloniki, Associate Professor in Aristotele Univercity of Thessaloniki


Dr. Vassilios Liakopoulos

I was born in Athens, Greece in 1968. I finished the Athens College high school in Athens (Salutatorian of my class). I received my MD degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and my PhD degree from the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. I completed my residency in Internal Medicine and my fellowship in Nephrology in Thessaloniki, Greece. I was also trained in Peritoneal Dialysis at the Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada, under Dr D. Oreopoulos and in glomerular diseases at the Glomerular Center, Medical School, Columbia University, NY, USA under Dr G. Appel. Starting June 2017, I completed a one-year sabbatical leave in the Clinic of Nephrology and Hypertension, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany under Prof. P. R Mertens. I served for 6 years as a lecturer and later as an Assistant Professor of Nephrology in the Department of Nephrology, Medical School, University of Thessaly in Larissa, Greece.

I am currently an Associate Professor of Nephrology at the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, 1st Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece with clinical and educational responsibilities for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. I am serving as member of the editorial board of several reputed journals like Clinical Nephrology and International Urology and Nephrology and a section editor for Hemodialysis in the latter. I have served as a reviewer for over 40 well reputed journals.

I am a member of the International Society of Nephrology, ERA-EDTA, International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis, International Society of Hemodialysis, American Society of Nephrology, Greek Society of Nephrology. I have been also a member of the Young Nephrologists Committee (2009-2016) and the Publications Committee of the International Society of Nephrology. Currently I serve as a member (representing ISN) of the World Kidney Day Steering Committee.

I am actively involved in many Committees of the Medical School of our University (PhD Committee, MSc Committee, Bioethics Committee, Educational Committee etc) and in the Administration Committee (RESTART) of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. . I am also the Vice-Chairman of the Research Ethics Committee of the University of Peloponnese, Greece, serving as an external member.

I am also actively involved in the Greek Society of Nephrology (former member of the administrative council and current member of the educational committee). I also had a significant administrative experience as a vice president of the board of directors of the "Papafeion" Institute of Thessaloniki, which is a public centre for juvenile care. My work has been presented in over 400 abstracts in national and international conferences and I have authored or co-authored over 300 full scientific papers as well as a number of chapters in international Nephrology books (e.g. Nolph and Gokal's Textbook of Peritoneal Dialysis etc).

The total impact factor of my publications is 800, the H-index=31 and my work has been cited >3300 times. I have also given over 80 invited lectures nationally and internationally and served as chairman in many sessions.

I have received several scientific awards and scholarships (including the Scholarship of the Greek Society of Nephrology in 2002 for training in Peritoneal Dialysis in the Toronto Western Hospital and 8 awards for scientific achievements from the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in the years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. I am fluent in the English and German languages.

Research topics keywords
CKD, Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, nutrition, inflammation, obesity

Liakopoulos Vasilios: Nephrologist, Assistant Professor in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - CV

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