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Grigorios I. Leontiadis
Department of Medicine
McMaster University, USA
Dr. Grigorios Leontiadis qualified from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1992 and trained in Gastroenterology in Greece and in the UK. He was awarded a PhD in 2002 from the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. In 2006 he was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist & Senior Lecturer in Internal Medicine at the Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis. In 2008 he moved to McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada as Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Leontiadis has published 41 peer-reviewed articles and 2 book chapters. He is an advocate of evidence based medicine. He is serving on editorial boards for 9 journals, including his position as the deputy coordinating editor for the Upper Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Diseases Group, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and as Associate Editor for Stomach for the American Journal of Gastroenterology. He serves on the CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Grant Committee and has been a peer-reviewer for 37 journals. He has been involved in the development of the 2010 international guidelines on the management of non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
His research interests include pharmacological treatment of peptic ulcer disease, pathophysiology and treatment of H. pylori infection, prevention of upper gastrointestinal side-effects of non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and diagnostic utility of small bowel capsule endoscopy.