Greek Researcher Spearheads New Cancer-Treatment Study

A Greek researcher has headed a study which discovered how specifically targeted cancer treatment improved patient survival rates. Apostolia Tsimperidou at the Anderson Cancer Centre...

Earth Friendly Products ‘Go Green for Pink’ to Fight Cancer

A Greek-American firm which has spent 50 years producing environmentally-friendly cleaning products has announced a year-long partnership with the American Cancer Society (ACS). Earth Friendly...

Your Greek Heritage Might Save 6-Month-Old Elias

A Greek-American family has launched an appeal for donations of bone marrow to save the life of their six-month-old baby, Elias. Elias has been fighting...

Greek Harvard Scientist Dives Into the Mystery of Multiple Sclerosis

Over 200 genetic factors were linked with the increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis as a result of international research (the largest to date)...

Greeks Create Heart Cells from Stem Cells

Researchers working with stem cells at Stanford University look to create heart cells from stem cells. The project, led by cardiovascular medicine instructor and Greek native, Dr....

World No Tobacco Day: The Greek-American Who Fights Smoking in Greece

Greeks are known as hardcore smokers who live in a country that doesn’t change habits easily, even if it is against the law. However,...

First Uterus Transplant in the US By Kefalonian Doctor

Dr. Andreas G. Tzakis performed the first uterus transplant in the US, giving hope to millions of women around the world who cannot procreate...

Seleni Gathers Top Policymakers on Capitol Hill, Honors Two Mothers in Public Service

On Friday June 12th, nearly 200 people came together on Capitol Hill to honor the leadership of women and mothers in public service and recognize their commitment to improving maternal mental health and family life.
Dr. Eva Katsoulakis

Greek-American Inducted in NY Methodist Hospital Healers’ Hall of Fame

Dr. Eva Katsoulakis has been recognized for her outstanding kindness, compassion and competence in healthcare. Katsoulakis was inducted into the New York Methodist Hospital Healers'...

Greek Stanford Researcher: ‘Cancer Tests Save Few Lives’

Greek-American Stanford School of Medicine Professor John Ioannidis led a recent epidemiological research that showed more than two-thirds of cancer diagnostic tests do not save patients’...
Seleni Institute

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Visits the Seleni Institute

The first female Speaker of the US House of Representatives in history and current House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi visited The Seleni Institute, a non profit-organization...

Seleni Institute Awards Inaugural Research Grant to Dr. Katherine Sharkey

The Seleni Institute announced that sleep medicine researcher Dr. Katherine Sharkey, of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, is the recipient of the inaugural...

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