Nicholas Pavlidis

Address Medical Oncology department, School of Medicine
University of Ioannina


Nicholas Pavlidis

Nicholas Pavlidis, MD, PhD, FRCP Edin (Hon), served as Senior Oncologist at the Cancer Institute in Athens before moving to the University of Ioannina where he is currently a Professor and Director of the Medical Oncology Department.

He studied Medicine at the University of Athens. He did his bench research in the field of tumor immunology at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, USA. His clinical training in Medical Oncology was done at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, U.K. Prof Pavlidis was secretary in the Early Clinical Trials Group of EORTC of which he is still an active member.

He is a member of ESMO Steering Educational Committee, former Chairman of ESMO Guidelines Task Force and present Chairman of the ESMO Global Curriculum Task force. He is also member of ESMO Steering Committee for Rare Cancers. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the European School of Oncology and Chairman in various educational activities.

Prof Pavlidis’ research interests include cancer in pregnancy and cancer of unknown primary origin. He is Editor in Cancer Treatment Reviews, Associate Editor of European Journal of Clinical Investigation and member of the Editorial Board in a number of oncology journals.

He has 362 publications in peer-reviewed International Journals, more than 5000 citations and an H-Index of 52 (scopus).