PhD in Experimental Rheumatology

Georgios Filippou is a Rheumatologist, working as Senior Staff Physician at the department of Rheumatology, I.R.C.C.S. Ospedale Galeazzi – Sant’Ambrogio, Milan – Italy. He achieved his Master Studies and the PhD degree at the University of Siena – Italy with the thesis “Innovative applications of musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology”. His main area of research is on the clinical applications of Ultrasound in Rheumatology and he has organised several national and international courses and congresses on MSUS. He is member of the EULAR faculty of US courses since 2013, member of the OMERACT group for Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology since October 2014, founding member of the Italian Group of US in Rheumatology and co-founder of the International Society for Ultrasound in Rheumatology. He has focused his research on the applications of US in rheumatologic conditions, especially on microcrystalline arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis but has also a special interest for US of the peripheral nerve system. He has published several articles (over 100), abstracts (over 250) and book chapters concerning musculoskeletal ultrasound.

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