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Giannakopoulos Panteleimon

Education and appointments:
Master in Medicine, Medical School of the University of Athens, Greece (1988)
Thesis in Medicine, University of Geneva School of Medicine, Switzerland (1989)
Privat-Docent, University of Geneva, School of Medicine, Switzerland (1996)
Clinical and research fellowship, Memory Clinic of the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital (Prof. Y. Agid) and Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, CNRS (Prof. J. Mallet), Paris, France (1994-1996)
Board certification as specialist in psychiatry and psychotherapy by the Swiss Chamber of Physicians (1999)

Present hospital appointment : Medical Director of the Division of Institutional Measures(Forensic Psychiatry) and Full Professor of Psychiatry, University of Geneva Hospitals, Faculty
of Medicine of the University of Geneva

Awards, honours, major responsibilities:
Member of the Executive Committee of the Medical Direction, University Hospitals of Geneva
Associate Vice-Dean of the University of Geneva School of Medicine (July 2003 – July 2011)
Chief of the Hospital Department of Psychiatry (January 2005 – December 2014)
Member of the WHO ERC Committee (January 2005 – April 2007)
Member of the Committee of Direction HUG (April 2005 – December 2014)
Full Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Lausanne (January 2002 – January 2012)
Chief of Division General Psychiatry (January 2005 – )

Major research achievements:
Identification of EEG activation predictive markers for rapid cognitive decline in mild cognitive impairment
Definition of the relative weight of AD and vascular lesions in cognitive decline
Validation of clinical criteria for vascular dementia
Exploration of inflammation-related molecular targets for the treatment of cerebral ischemia

Editorial work:
Reviewer on a regular basis:
Neuroscience Letters, Brain, Annals of Neurology, Acta Neuropathologica, Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry , European Neurology (member of the
Board), European Psychiatry, Brain Research Reviews, Experimental Neurology, Neuropsychologia, Neurology, Lancet, J Neurochemistry, Experimental Brain Research, Experimental Eye Research, Neurobiology of Aging, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Cortex, Swiss National Foundation for Research (SNFR), INSERM





  • Country: Switzerland
  • Affiliation: Geneva University Hospital

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