My current appointment is Associate Professor of Medical Oncology, Medical School, University of Crete. I am member of the EORTC GI group, Hellenic Society of Medical Oncology (HeSMO), European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and President of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Study Group (GI-CSG). My main research activities are: clinical research in gastrointestinal malignancies, translational research in GI cancers and lung cancer, medical education and palliative treatment. I have published 130 manuscripts in peer reviewed international journal with more than 7000 citations, and 195 abstract in international meeting (ASCO, ESMO, AACR, WCGI, ASCO-GI etc.). I am also member of the editorial board of PLoSONE, European Journal of Surgical Oncology, International Journal of Digestive Diseases, and Annals of Gastroenterology.