WHO WE ARE

WHAT WE DO

Our Mission.

The mission of the Lab is to follow the scientific and technological advances in the field of lung function as well as to contribute and support tobacco prevention through scientific and educational means. [+]

Our Team.

Almost 10 years of operations have led to the formation of a dynamic, multidisciplinary and passionate team of experts. Respiratory physicians, public health specialists, nurses, biologists, psychologists, and bio-technicians work together in synchronized harmony toward medical, educational and social research excellence. [+]

Collaborations.

Through the LAB’s mission and aims, our team works in close collaboration with many distinguished institutions at both a local and international level. The close relationship between the LAB of the Hellenic Cancer Society and the Institute of Public Health of The American College of Greece is reflected by the shared efforts under the “SmokeFreeGreece” campaign. [+]

Social Activities.

High personal and professional ethical standards drive the team’s devotion to social and volunteer activities. [+]

Equipment

The “George D. Behrakis Research Lab” equipped with high-end technology offers a variety of sophisticated lung function tests of the highest quality and standardisation. [+]

Main research focuses on Respiratory Mechanics and Respiratory Effects of active and passive smoking. The LAB developed and continues to operate educational programs for Tobacco Prevention, specifically among school-aged children and adolescents.

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Publications & Congress Presentations

Educational Programs for Tobacco Prevention

OUR BENEFACTOR