Kouretas Dimitrios

Kouretas Dimitrios

Professor of Physiology and Toxicology - University of Thessaly.

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He was born in Patras (Refugee Area) in 1962. He studied Pharmacy and got his PhD in biochemistry. From 1990-1992 he worked as a researcher at Harvard Medical School in Boston. He is currently Professor of Physiology and Toxicology and Director of this laboratory, in the Department of Biochemistry-Biotechnology of the University of Thessaly. He has received several awards from Greece and European Union for his work in the field of innovative food. In December 2016 he was elected a member of the Supreme Council for the Management of Chemical and Food Crises of the European Commission in Luxembourg. He has published 150 articles in international journals with h-index 32 and he has 3500 citations. The title of his talk will be "Physical activity and Nutrition in school performance".