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Georgios Konstantinou

  • ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Pediatrics, Allergy and Immunology
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Biography

    Dr George N Konstantinou is a Military Doctor in the Greek Army, currently the Head of the Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the 424 General Military Training Hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece.

    He received his M.D. degree from the Military Medical Academy and the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, his Master in Biostatistics (M.Sc.) from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and his Ph.D. from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He did his specialization in Allergies and Clinical Immunology in Greece, in UK and in the Netherlands and his postdoctoral training in the Division of Allergy and Immunology and the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Before joining the Allergy Division at Mount Sinai he was the Head of the Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in 417 VA Medical Center (“NIMITS”) in Athens. Dr. Konstantinou has written many articles related to respiratory, skin and food allergy and other atopic diseases including publications in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Allergy, Clinical Experimental Allergy and Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. Spontaneous

Research

His current research focuses on the development of a peptide based immunotherapeutic vaccine for food allergy prevention and treatment, and the in depth study of the mucosal humoral responses in food allergic individuals. In addiotion, he studies the pathomechanisms of chronic spontaneous urticaria and physical urticaria in both children and adults.

Dr. Konstantinou is member of both the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr.Konstantinou is not currently required to report Industry relationships.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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