Joseph Meletiadis

Attikon University General Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Joseph Meletiadis is Assistant Professor of Microbiology in Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece and Head of Mycology Unit of Clinical Microbiology Laboratory at Attikon University General Hospital, Athens, Greece.  He graduated from the Department of Biology of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1998 and he obtained his PhD from the Medical School of Radboud University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands in 2002. He completed his training in medical mycology in Mycology Research Center of the Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands and continued his post-doctoral studies in Pediatric Oncology Branch of National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA until 2007.

He is currently the Data Coordinator of the steering EUCAST subcommittee for antifungal drugs and Visiting Scientist at the Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He is editor of the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and editorial board member of the journals Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy and Infectious Diseases and Therapy. His main interests are in vitro antifungal susceptibility testing, preclinical models of fungal infections, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of antifungal drugs.

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