Alexandros A. Drosos, MD is an Emeritus Professor of Medicine/Rheumatology and former Head of the Rheumatology Clinic in the Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece. He received his medical degree from the University of Bari, Italy and his PhD from the Medical School of the University of Ioannina Greece. He worked as a fellow in the Rheumatology Unit of UMDS, Guy's Hospital, London, UK and as a Guest Researcher at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Neuromuscular Diseases Section (NINDS), Bethesda, MD, USA. He has been an invited speaker and chairman in numerous international conferences and he has organized many scientific meetings. He is a reviewer in more than 50 international journals. He has authored over 400 publications. His work has been cited x12500 and has an h-index of 54.