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Dr Demetrios Kouretas has a BSc in Pharmacy from University of Patras (Greece) 1985, and PhD in Biochemistry from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 1989 (Greece) and Post-doc at Harvard Medical School from 1990-1992. Dr. Kouretas has been staff member in the University of Thessaly since 1996 and from 2007 is Professor of ‘Animal Physiology – Toxicology’ at the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology of the University of Thessaly (Greece). He has co-authored 230 articles in peer-reviewed journals and about 100 invited lectures in national and international conferences. According to Google scholar Dr Kouretas’ publications have been cited over 10000 times and their ‘h-index’ is 55. He is President of the Hellenic Society of Toxicology and Director of the National Master Program in Toxicology. He has also founded a spin-off company aimed at developing biofunctional nutrition ( FoodOxys) . He is Associate Editor in the ‘Food and Chemical Toxicology’ ( from 2015) and ‘Toxicology Reports’ ( from 2017) journals of Elsevier and Academic Editor in Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity ( from 2017) and Antioxidants ( from 2018). In 2013-2014 he was Vice Rector of the University of Thessaly.