School of Medicine
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Sector: Division of Basic Medical Sciences I

Clinic/Laboratory: Department of Medical Physics

Knowledge Subject: Medical Physics - Medical Informatics

Research Area: Medical Physics, Biomedical Informatics

Dept. of Medical Physics, School of Medicine, University of Patras, GR-26504, Patras, Greece Second floor, West wing


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Dr. George C. Sakellaropoulos is Professor of Medical Physics - Medical Informatics at the Department of Medical Physics, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Greece.

Born in Salonica in 1971, he obtained his Diploma in Physics from the University of Athens in 1993, M.Sc. (1995) and Ph.D. (2000) degrees in Medical Physics from the University of Patras and M.Sc. in Health Care Management (2006) from the Hellenic Open University.

He teaches Medical Physics, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics to students of the School of Medicine and the Physics Department as well as in the postgraduate courses in Medical Radiation Physics, Biomedical Sciences, Health Sciences Informatics and Public Health.

His research interests lie in the field of Medical Physics, Medical Informatics, statistical learning and decision support systems. He has authored or co-authored more than 90 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and 5 chapters in books. He has acted as reviewer or associate editor in many scientific journals and has been member of the program committee of many international conferences.

Undergraduate Courses

Postgraduate Courses

  • Applications of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics (Post-graduate course in Biomedical Sciences)
  • Medical Informatics (Post-graduate course in Medical Radiation Physics)
  • Biostatistics (Post-graduate course in Medical Radiation Physics)
  • Introduction to Biostatistics (Post-graduate course in Public Health)
  • Introduction to design, implementation and information retrieval of biomedical databases (Post-graduate course in Health Sciences Informatics)

Selected Publications

Scopus (Author ID: 7006612810)

  1. Sakellaropoulos G, Nikiforidis G, Development of a Bayesian Network in the prognosis of head injuries using graphical model selection techniques, Methods of Information in Medicine; 1999:38: 37-42.
  2. Sakellaropoulos G, Nikiforidis G, Prognostic performance of two expert systems based on Bayesian belief networks, Decision Support Systems; 2000:27(4):431-442.
  3. Sakellaropoulos GC, Kagadis GC, Karystianos C, Karnabatidis D, Constantoyannis C, Nikiforidis G, An experimental environment for the production, exchange and discussion of fused radiology images, for the management of patients with residual brain tumour disease, Medical Informatics and the Internet in Medicine; 2003:28(2):135-146.
  4. Drakos I, Lakoumentas I, Karakantza M, Zoumbos N, Nikiforidis G, Sakellaropoulos G, A perspective for biomedical data integration: design of databases for flow cytometry, BMC Bioinformatics; 2008:9:99.
  5. Nikiforidis GC, Sakellaropoulos GC, Kagadis G, Molecular imaging and the unification of multi-level data and mechanisms in medical physics, Medical Physics; 2008:35(8):3444-3352.
  6. Lakoumentas J, Drakos J, Karakantza M, Nikiforidis GC, Sakellaropoulos GC, Bayesian clustering of flow cytometry data for the diagnosis of B-Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Journal of Biomedical Informatics; 2009:42(2):251-261.
  7. Argyropoulos C, Daskalakis A, Nikiforidis G, Sakellaropoulos G, Background Adjustment of cDNA Microarray Images by Maximum Entropy Distributions, Journal of Biomedical Informatics; 2010:43(4):496-509.​