BMC Medicine Q&A with Prof. George P. Chrousos

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George P. Chrousos is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Athens University Medical School, and was recently appointed to the Chair in Technology and Society in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress; he is one of the most prestigious researchers working in the endocrinology field. In his role as Editorial Board member for BMC Medicine, Professor Chrousos recently took part in a Q & A article, focusing on recent calls to rename the rare genetic condition Primary Generalized Glucocorticoid Resistance as ‘Chrousos syndrome’ in recognition of his ground-breaking work in the field.

Discussing topics including the biological processes underlying this condition, the impact that recognition of this condition has made upon the biomedical community and the prospects of novel treatment strategies, Prof. Chrousos provides an authoritative overview of what is known, and what is left to discover, about this rare condition.