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Scientific Advisor

Christos Mantzoros M.D., D.Sc.
Scientific Advisory Board Chairman
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor in Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

Christos Mantzoros is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Professor in Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. He serves as the Clinical Research Overseer of the Division of Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Joslin Diabetes Center and he is a member of the Executive Committee of the Scholars in Clinical Science Program, a postgraduate clinical investigators training program at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Mantzoros is a graduate of the University of Athens Medical School, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health.  In addition to his medical Degree he holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology, a Master’s degree in Clinical Investigation and a Doctor in Medical Sciences degree. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism as well as Clinical Nutrition. 

At Harvard Medical School, Dr. Mantzoros sees patients, teaches and conducts research on obesity and metabolic diseases. He is recognized as an international expert on obesity and diabetes and has published more than 170 original papers, more than 70 chapters and reviews and has received more than 7500 citations. His book on “Obesity and Diabetes” was published in 2006 by Humana Press and the same edition was also published, in second printing, by the I.A. Daskalopoulos Foundation in Europe. His book on “Nutrition and Metabolism” is expected to be published later in 2007.

Dr. Mantzoros serves on the Editorial Board of several journals including the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. He has served as an advisor to the Government as well as Pharmaceutical and Diagnostics companies and has been given several awards including the prestigious American Association of Clinical Endocrinology Frontiers in Science Award, the Novartis Award in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, the Lilly Award by the North American Association for the Study of Obesity, the American Society for Nutrition Mead Johnson Award, the HypoCCS award in Paris, France and the Wilhelm Friedrich Bessel Award by the Humboldt Foundation of Germany. More recently, Dr. Mantzoros received the Center for Faculty Development Mentorship Award, for Excellence in Mentoring, from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School and was elected to ASCI (American Association of Clinical Investigation).

Dr. Mantzoros is the scientific co-founder and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of InteKrin Metabolic Therapeutics.