Elisabeth Chroni

Elisabeth Chroni

Professor of Neurology/ Head of Neurology Dept

Dr Elisabeth Chroni is a Professor of Neurology and Head of Neuromuscular Unit in University Hospital of Patras, Greece. Her main research interests include clinical and neurophysiological aspects of neuromuscular diseases, particularly neuromuscular junction diseases, autoimmune  neuropathies, hereditary myopathies and motor neuron diseases.

She was elected representative of Myasthenia Branch of Hellenic Neurological Society for 2016-17 as well as a representative of Hellenic Neurological Society in peripheral neuropathies and clinical neurophysiology. In addition, she serves on Scientific Panels of European Academy of Neurology for since 2015. She is the head of a committee responsible  for the development of a national registry of ALS patients.

Her teaching experience includes undergraduate course to medical students, postgraduate lessons to neurology trainees, participation in postgraduate structural programs in the Universities of Athens, Greece and Uppsala, Sweden.

She is the author of 154 peer reviewed articles in international journals (total IF 430, Citations 3080). She has been involved 8 international multi-center studies (phase II & III) on neuromuscular diseases as Principal Investigator and as a collaborator in 4 Funded Clinical Trials (1991-1994 in the U.K and 2012-2016 in Greece). She has been invited to present her work at 59 national/international meetings and has chaired 40 national scientific sessions. She has done work as a reviewer in 37 International Scientific Journals / Member of Editorial Board in 3 journals. Finally, she has served as member of organizing committees of 5 national meetings.