Pfizer, BioNTech Submit Emergency Vaccine Authorization Request to FDA

Allowing the world to breathe a sigh of relief after the numbing drumbeat of bad news in 2020, pharmacological companies Pfizer and BioNTech announced...

Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine 95% Effective, According to Early Data

In another hugely important piece of coronavirus news after last week's bombshell revelation that the Pfizer company's vaccine had proven to be 90% effective,...

President Trump Touts Operation Warp Speed, Says Vaccine May Be Delivered in 2020

In a late afternoon press conference in the Rose Garden outside the White House on Friday, President Trump spoke about Operation Warp Speed, the...

Early Studies Show Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine 90% Effective

Early studies show that the coronavirus vaccine developed by US pharmaceutical company Pfizer, in collaboration with German company BioNTech, is 90% effective in protecting...

US Drugmaker Gilead Promises Enough Remdesivir Globally by End of October

Some very hopeful news appeared on the coronavirus horizon on Friday with the drugmaker Gilead stating that the drug Remdesivir will be available to...

Three Generations of Greek-American Eye Doctors Serve Generations of Patients

Back in 1961, Dr. Louis Michaelos had no way of knowing that his brand-new ophthalmological practice would become a dynasty of three eye doctors,...

Astoria Residents in Shock Over Death of Greek-American Teacher

Friends and family, along with the entire Greek-American community of Astoria, are mourning the tragic sudden loss of 49-year-old schoolteacher Anastasia Paterekas, who was...

Greek-American Scientist Despina Siolas Receives Grant In Medical Oncology

Dr. Despina Siolas, MD, PhD, a medical oncologist at NYU Langone Health, recently received a Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award from the...

Greek-American Heart Surgeon Inducted into Athens Academy

Dr. John Elefteriades, one of the leading heart surgeons in the United States, was recently inducted into the Athens Academy. Membership in this august...

Greek Scientists Find Cell Response Mechanism Promising Drug Targets for Blood Cancer

Dr. Iannis Aifantis Greek scientists at New York University School of Medicine led a research team that has found promising drug targets against blood cancer, a...

Greek-American Scientist Uncovers ‘Invisible’ Organ Related to Cancer

Scientists in the U.S. - including a gastroenterologist of Greek descent - have announced that they have discovered a new organ which appears to...

Two Greek Doctors Among Forbes’ Top 27 in their Respective Fields

                     (Dr. George Raptis, left, and Dr. Stavros G. Drakos) Two Greek doctors; one specialising in...

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