New England Hellenic Medical And Dental Society, Inc.

Established 1973


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Early 2000, Boston, MA. Two postdoctoral positions available in two Harvard Medical School Laboratories collaborating on the neurobiology of energy homeostasis to work on newly funded NIH program project "Peripheral and Central Interactions in Energy Balance". (See Cell92:437-330, 1998, Nature 396:670-674 1997, Nature 380:243-247, 1996).

Applicants with strong background in molecular biology or neuroscience (behavior or neuroanatomy) will be considered.
Please address inquiries to Dr. Eleftheria Maratos-Flier.

Department: Internal Medicine – Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism .

Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Flier, MD and Christos Mantzoros, MD 
Title of Position: Research Assistant

General Summary: The principal investigator works in an established endocrinology laboratory.  The primary focus of the lab is to elucidate the role of leptin and its downstream effectors in human physiology and pathophysiology. The research assistant will participate in human studies and perform animal experiments and will be using the techniques describe below to collect and analyze data.  In addition, the research assistant will be expected to maintain meticulous and accurate lab records and will be entering data, perform statistical analyses and contribute to the interpretation of results as part of the team scientific effort.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

1. Running ELISAs and RIAs of serum and culture supernatants.
2. Preparing reagents, media and solutions as needed.
3. Preparing mRNA from rodent fat and hypothalami.
4. Running Northern blots, Western blots and rt PCRs on prepared mRNA.
5. Measuring Energy Expenditure of mice using O2 consumption methodology.
6. Maintaining careful records of all procedures, tests and results as well as entering data, assisting in data analysis and preparation of manuscripts.  Participate in the planning of experiments.
7. Assisting in maintaining the laboratory in a clean and orderly manner.
8. Attending necessary safety courses and educational seminars.

Knowledge, skills and abilities: Demonstrated excellence in general biology and genetics and have some lab experience. Analytical skills and ability to communicate with co-workers and peers with courtesy and clarity.

Working conditions: Potential for exposure to biohazardous, radioactive, flammable and toxic materials used in experiments.  Appropriate precautions and training are required.  Overtime may rarely be required in order to complete experiments.

Please address inquiries to Dr. Christos Mantzoros.

A post-doctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Othon Iliopoulos, MD at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center.The laboratory uses biochemical and biological techniques to elucidate functions of tumor suppressor genes.We are particularly interested in understanding the mechanisms of tumor suppression induced by the von Hippel-Lindau protein.The laboratory uses an array of biochemical and biological techniques, including standard DNA and DNA microarray technology, mammalian and yeast cell culture and manipulation systems as well as various techniques of protein complex purification and protein-protein interaction.Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center is a state-of the-art facility providing a highly interactive and collaborative scientific environment.Candidates should be highly motivated individuals, committed to biomedical research, preferably with some experience in molecular biology.Please send CV, names and contact information of three references to: Othon Iliopoulos, MD, MGHCC, 13th Street, Building 149, Room 7405, Charlestown, MA 02129-2060.Electronic submission preferred

Position Title: Research Assistant in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Principal Investigator/Supervisor: Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH. Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health.Co-Investigator/Senior Mentor: David C, Christiani, MD, MPH, MS. Professor, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health.Summary: The primary project involves an NIOSH-funded, longitudinal study of the health status of a cohort of firefighters and the role of medical examinations.The successful candidates will be highly motivated medical, premedical/pre-health professions students seeking experience in clinical research. Duties will include data entry and data analysis, and literature searches. Some participation in manuscript preparation may also be possible. Good computing and writing skills are a must and some knowledge of statistics is desirable. Full and half-time positions may be available.Past participants in the program who applied to medical school were successful in matriculating and currently attend McGill, Stanford and Boston University Medical Schools.Contact: Candidates should send a CV and the names and contact information of references to: Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH, FACP, Occupational Medicine, 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139. Tel. (617) 665 1580. Fax (617) 665 1672. Email:


Announcement: Thirty positions for research personnel.
Center for Basic Research, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Greek Academy, Athens, Greece.
Detailed announcement (in Greek) is posted here:   Page 1Page 2

The Cooley's Anemia Foundation, a national medical foundation, is seeking an Outreach Coordinator, who will coordinate development and implementation of outreach program.
Requirements: Master's degree (or equivalent experience) in Public Health, Social Work, Genetic Counseling or Marketing required. Data collection, strong communication skills, ability to multitask and work under deadlines. Fluency in Greek or another language is a plus. Heavy travel.
Job is based in Flushing, NY. Must have a car. If interested, please fax CV and letter to J. Barbella, 718-321-3340.

The University of Ioannina Medical School, Ioannina, Greece has announced a vacancy for a position at the level of Lecturer in Epidemiology. Application deadline: April 6, 2004.
Information: Mrs. Zaverdinou at the University of Ioannina Medical School, Ioannina, Greece, Tel: + 30 2 6510 97 198 or Professor J. Ioannidis, MD (Tel: + 30 2 6510 97 807 or  via email: ).

Instructor or Assistant Professor level position in Greece

The School of Pharmacy at the University of Patras is accepting applications for a tenure-track position in Pharmacology / Toxicology. The position is at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level. A strong background in physiology / pharmacology is required and good knowledge of molecular techniques is desirable. Interested applicants should contact Dr. Andreas Papapetropoulos at .