Prof. George Th. Tsangaris was born in Chios, Greece. He holds a degree in Chemistry and a PhD in Biochemistry. He was post-doctoral fellow of French Government at INSERM U200 (Paris, France) and researcher at the same Unit up to 1994. From 1994, he joined the University Research Institute of Genetic and Malignant Diseases and the Haematology Unit, First Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Athens (Greece) as principal investigator, responsible for the project “Molecular Study of Childhood Cancer”. In 2002, he joined the Roche Centre for Medical Genomics (Hoffman-La Roche LTD, Basel, Swiss) for sabbatical studies in proteomics.
In 2003 he joined the Proteomics Research Unit of the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens as a Professor Level Research Scientist. From his research has published: 130 peer-reviewed research papers, 30 review articles in International and Greek journals, 1 book, 6 research papers in Greek journals, 4 book chapters, 26 presentations as invited speaker in International and Greek Congresses, 125 abstracts in International congresses and 65 abstracts in Greek Congresses.
Prof. Tsangaris is owner of 11 Greek and 3 European patents. In 2016 he was awarded as Researcher-Entrepreneur of the Year, StartUp Greece Awards (established by EU and the Greek Ministry of Development). He is founded member and president of the Hellenic Proteomics Society, founded member and local representative of the European Preventive, Predictive and Personalized Medicine Association. From 2019 he is member of the Advisory Board of Human Proteome Organisation (HUPO) and from 2016 member at Large of Food and Nutrition Initiative (FaN), founded by HUPO. From 1998 he is member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Institute of Anticancer Research and member of the editorial board of three international Journals.