A Greek researcher received the top three international awards in the fields of Endocrinology and Metabolism for 2017-2018. Dr Christos Mantzoros is the Chief of the Nutrition Unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Chief of the Endocrine Section at the VA Boston Healthcare System, both affiliated with Harvard Medical School, where Mantzoros serves as Professor of Medicine.
First of all, Dr. Christos Mantzoros will receive the prestigious Obesity Society’s TOPS Award. The TOPS Research Achievement Award recognizes one individual every year for singular achievement or contribution to research in the field of obesity.
Secondly, the Endocrine Society selected 14 leaders in the endocrinology field as winners of its prestigious 2018 Laureate Awards. Dr. Mantzoros will be receiving the Outstanding Clinical Investigator Award. This annual award honors an internationally recognized clinical investigator who has contributed significantly to understanding the pathogenesis and therapy of endocrine and metabolic diseases. He is a true innovator and leader in the field of metabolism, as evidenced by the novel findings he has published, the novel compounds he has developed, the successful biotech companies he co-founded and his excellent track record of funding over the past two decades.
He will also be receiving the 2018 European Society of Endocrinology Geoffrey Harris Prize. This prestigious award, with the highest value among all awards the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) bestows every year, is given to an established investigator who has made significant contributions to the field of neuroendocrinology.