Demopoulos Constantinos A.
Constantinos A. Demopoulos, was born in Athens in 1947. He has a B.Sc. degree in Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA) and a Ph.D of Chemistry, UoA. He went through all levels of academic development at the UoA in the field of “Biochemistry and Food Chemistry”. He was for many years Director of the Food Chemistry Laboratory and Biochemistry Laboratory, as well as of the Division II (Organic Chemistry- Organic Chemical Technology - Food Chemistry - Biochemistry -Clinical Chemistry) of the UoA. He has conducted postdoctoral research in the Department of Biochemistry of the University of Texas at San Antonio (Health Science Centre). He is President of Greek Scientific Societies and member of many Greek and International Scientific Societies.
He has been assistant publisher, member of the editorial board and reviewer for many Greek and international scientific journals. He is the author of books for the general public, educational books and textbooks. Under his leadership, dozens of dissertations have been developed. His research work is included in more than 400 publications and presentations in international journals, conferences, scientific books and he has about 4,000 citations by other researchers in international journals, as well as in many Greek and foreign books.
The data obtained from his research work (finding the structure of Platelet-Activating Factor, PAF) have been the subject of 8th World Congress («International Conference on Platelet-Activating Factor and structurally related alkyl ether-lipids») which took place for about 21 years (every 3 years) in various continents and lasted from 1983 until 2004.
He won awards in Greek and international scientific conferences and became an honorary member of many scientific societies.
He is coordinator of the e-Learning Program of the UoA “Nutrition, Mediterranean Diet, and Management of Cardiovascular Diseases’’ which has been operating successfully for the last years, in the Greek language, having so far many graduates.