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Angelos Hatzakis, MD, PhD
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School - Professor of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine
Education
PhD, Epidemiology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
MD, Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
MSc, Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
Research Interests
Epidemiology/public health, Molecular epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, Viral hepatitis
BIO
Angelos Hatzakis’ research interests cover epidemiology, virology, preventive medicine, public health of infectious diseases – especially HIV/AIDS – hepatitis and other oncogenic viruses. He has published over 280 international scientific articles and has more than 13,000 citations. Dr. Hatzakis is the founder of the National Retrovirus Reference Center, Athens, Greece; former president of the Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention; founder and co-chair of “Hepatitis B & C Public Policy Association” in Luxembourg.
Publications

Recent

Williams LD, Kostaki E, Pavlitina E, Paraskeva D, Hatzakis A, Schneider J, Smyrnov P, Hadjikou A, Nikolopoulos GK, Psichogiou M, Friedman SR (2018).
Pockets of HIV non-infection within highly-infected risk networks in Athens, Greece
Frontiers in Microbiology, 9, 1825. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01825. PMCID: PMC6117409.

Magiorkinis G, Karamitros T, Vasylyeva TI, Williams LD, Mbisa JL, Hatzakis A, Paraskevis D, Friedman SR (2018).
An innovative study design to assess the community effect of interventions to mitigate HIV epidemics using transmission-chain phylodynamics
American Journal of Epidemiology [Epub 2018 Aug 7]. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwy160.

Lazarus JV, Safreed-Harmon K, Thursz MR, Dillon JF, El-Sayed MH, Elsharkawy AM, Hatzakis A, Jadoul M, Prestileo T, Razavi H, Rockstroh JK, Wiktor SZ, Colombo M (2018).
The micro-elimination approach to eliminating hepatitis C: Strategic and operational considerations
Seminars in Liver Disease, 38 (3), 181-192. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1666841.

Kostaki EG, Pavlitina E, Williams L, Magiorkinis G, Schneider J, Skaathun B, Morgan E, Psichogiou M, Daikos GL, Sypsa V, Smyrnov P, Korobchuk A, Malliori M, Hatzakis A, Friedman SR, Paraskevis D (2018).
Molecular analysis of HIV-1 infected individuals in a network-based intervention (TRIP): Phylogenetics identify HIV-1 infected individuals with social links
Journal of Infectious Diseases, 218 (5), 707-715. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiy239.

Paraskevis D, Nikolopoulos GK, Sypsa V, Psichogiou M, Pantavou K, Kostaki E, Karamitros T, Paraskeva D, Schneider J,, Malliori M, Friedman SR, Des Jarlais DC, Daikos GL, Hatzakis A (2018).
Molecular investigation of HIV-1 cross-group transmissions during an outbreak among people who inject drugs (2011-2014) in Athens, Greece
Infection Genetics and Evolution, 62, 11-16. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2018.04.010.


Notable

Hatzakis A, Sypsa V, Paraskevis D, Nikolopoulos G, Tsiara C, Micha K, Panopoulos A, Malliori M, Psichogiou M, Pharris A, Wiessing L, van de Laar M, Donoghoe M, Heckathorn DD, Friedman SR, Des Jarlais DC (2015).
Design and baseline findings of a large-scale rapid response to an HIV outbreak in people who inject drugs in Athens, Greece: The ARISTOTLE programme
Addiction, 110 (9), 1453-1467. doi: 10.1111/add.12999. PMCID: PMC4854521.

Sypsa V, Paraskevis D, Malliori M, Nikolopoulos GK, Panopoulos A, Kantzanou M, Katsoulidou A, Psichogiou M, Fotiou A, Pharris A, Van De Laar M, Wiessing L, Des Jarlais D, Friedman SR, Hatzakis A (2015).
Homelessness and other risk factors for HIV infection in the current outbreak among injection drug users in Athens, Greece
American Journal of Public Health, 105 (1), 196-204. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301656. PMCID: PMC4145040.

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