Evangelos J. Giamarellos-Bourboulis, born in Athens in 1971, has joined the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Athens, Greece in 2001.
Since 2012 he is Associate Professor of Medicine at the 4th Department of Internal Medicine.
He is internist and he is trained in Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases. His main research interests are the immunopathogenesis and immunointervention in sepsis. He has published 262 peer-reviewed manuscripts in these fields. He was particularly successful in conducting two self-initiated randomized clinical trials on the beneficiary treatment with intravenous clarithromycin for which he was appointed the Young Investigator Research Award by the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases in 2009.
He is coordinating the Hellenic Sepsis Study Group (HSSG, www.sepsis.gr) which is a coalition of 85 research study sites throughout Greece and Cyprus. Under his coordination, the HSSG has managed to collect clinical data and biosamples from more than 5,000 patients with sepsis holding one of the most active biobanks of sepsis in the world. HSSG is also publishing guidelines for the management of sepsis every two years.