Christos Mantzoros MD, DSc, PhD

Adjunct Professor, General Internal Medicine

Professor, Medicine

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Christos Mantzoros
Sections

General Internal Medicine

Biography

Christos S. Mantzoros, MD, DSc, PhD h.c. mult., is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Adjunct Professor at Boston University School of Medicine. He has also served as a Professor of Environmental Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. He currently serves as the Chief of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the Boston VA Healthcare System and the Director of the Human Nutrition Unit of the Division of Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Mantzoros has been the editor of two books (one on “Diabetes and Obesity” and one on “Nutrition and Metabolism” with more than two editions each). His research has resulted in more than 800 publications in Medline, including more than 150 publications under the collaborative Look Ahead Research Group, more than 200 chapters and reviews, with more than 72,000 citations with a Hirsch Index H=121. Dr. Mantzoros is also the director for the VA Boston Healthcare System fellowship program with Boston University Medical Center (BUMC), which offers one dedicated fellowship position through BUMC, but also allows any fellow at BUMC or Harvard affiliated fellowship programs the opportunity to rotate through the VA Boston Healthcare System. He has served as a Board Member or an advisor or head of the Scientific Advisor Board of non for profit foundations as well as governmental and non-governmental entities. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Metabolism and is on the editorial board of several scientific journals worldwide. For his research discoveries and public health service Dr. Mantzoros has received four honorary PhDs, the Alexander Technological Institute of Thessaloniki has named their nutrition laboratories after his name and several Universities worldwide have awarded Dr. Mantzoros honorary Professorships and visiting Professorships. He has or is supervising PhD thesis work in several nations worldwide (Sweden, Germany, Greece, USA etc) and is actively collaborating with many research groups worldwide. He has mentored more than 160 young scientists who currently hold key positions in clinical medicine, academia, industry as well as governmental agencies and nongovernmental organizations. Dr. Mantzoros has been elected a member of ASCI and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology. He has been given several awards including but not limited to awards by: the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (Frontiers in Science Award), the American Diabetes Association (Novartis Award in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases), the North American Association for the Study of Obesity / the Obesity Society (Lilly Award), the American Society for Nutrition (Mead Johnson Award), the HypoCCS award in Paris, France, the Humboldt Foundation of Germany (the Wilhelm Friedrich Bessel Award), by the American Federation of Medical Research (the Outstanding Investigator Award), by the American Physiological Society (FASEB, the Berson Award Lecture), by the New England Hellenic Medical and Dental Association (Hygeia award) etc. He has also received the BIDMC, Harvard Medical School, award for excellence in Mentoring. He will be receiving the 2018 European Society of Endocrinology Geoffrey Harris Prize.

Other Positions

Education

Medicine, MD, University of Athens, 1987

Epidemiology, DSc, University of Athens, 1996

Clinical Evaluation/Research, MMS/MMSc, Harvard Medical School, 1997

Epidemiology, MSc, Harvard School of Public Health, 1997

Publications

Published on 9/30/2021

Kouvari M, Chrysohoou C, Skoumas J, Pitsavos C, Panagiotakos DB, Mantzoros CS. The presence of NAFLD influences the transition of metabolically healthy to metabolically unhealthy obesity and the ten-year cardiovascular disease risk: a population-based cohort study. Metabolism. 2021 Sep 30; 154893. PMID: 34600906.

Published on 9/27/2021

Joung KE, Rifas-Shiman SL, Oken E, Mantzoros CS. Maternal Midpregnancy Leptin and Adiponectin Levels as Predictors of Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Prenatal Cohort Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Sep 27; 106(10):e4118-e4127. PMID: 34050756.

Published on 9/25/2021

Gkouskou KG, Georgiopoulos G, Vlastos I, Lazou E, Chaniotis D, Papaioannou TG, Mantzoros CS, Sanoudou D, Eliopoulos AG. CYP1A2 polymorphisms modify the association of habitual coffee consumption with appetite, macronutrient intake, and body mass index: results from an observational cohort and a cross-over randomized study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2021 Sep 25. PMID: 34564706.

Published on 9/20/2021

Kanwal F, Shubrook JH, Adams LA, Pfotenhauer K, Wai-Sun Wong V, Wright E, Abdelmalek MF, Harrison SA, Loomba R, Mantzoros CS, Bugianesi E, Eckel RH, Kaplan LM, El-Serag HB, Cusi K. Clinical Care Pathway for the Risk Stratification and Management of Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Gastroenterology. 2021 Sep 20. PMID: 34602251.

Published on 8/8/2021

Kanwal F, Shubrook JH, Younossi Z, Natarajan Y, Bugianesi E, Rinella ME, Harrison SA, Mantzoros C, Pfotenhauer K, Klein S, Eckel RH, Kruger D, El-Serag H, Cusi K. Preparing for the NASH epidemic: A call to action. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2021 09; 29(9):1401-1412. PMID: 34365735.

Published on 7/30/2021

Rizzo M, Nauck MA, Mantzoros CS. Incretin-based therapies in 2021 - Current status and perspectives for the future. Metabolism. 2021 Sep; 122:154843. PMID: 34333000.

Published on 7/26/2021

Kanwal F, Shubrook JH, Younossi Z, Natarajan Y, Bugianesi E, Rinella ME, Harrison SA, Mantzoros C, Pfotenhauer K, Klein S, Eckel RH, Kruger D, El-Serag H, Cusi K. Preparing for the NASH Epidemic: A Call to Action. Gastroenterology. 2021 Sep; 161(3):1030-1042.e8. PMID: 34416976.

Published on 7/26/2021

Kanwal F, Shubrook JH, Younossi Z, Natarajan Y, Bugianesi E, Rinella ME, Harrison SA, Mantzoros C, Pfotenhauer K, Klein S, Eckel RH, Kruger D, El-Serag H, Cusi K. Preparing for the NASH Epidemic: A Call to Action. Diabetes Care. 2021 09; 44(9):2162-2172. PMID: 34312182.

Published on 7/19/2021

Kanwal F, Shubrook JH, Younossi Z, Natarajan Y, Bugianesi E, Rinella ME, Harrison SA, Mantzoros C, Pfotenhauer K, Klein S, Eckel RH, Kruger D, El-Serag H, Cusi K. Preparing for the NASH epidemic: A call to action. Metabolism. 2021 Sep; 122:154822. PMID: 34289945.

Published on 7/14/2021

Deng Y, Lu L, Aponte L, Angelidi AM, Novak V, Karniadakis GE, Mantzoros CS. Deep transfer learning and data augmentation improve glucose levels prediction in type 2 diabetes patients. NPJ Digit Med. 2021 Jul 14; 4(1):109. PMID: 34262114.

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