Vassilis I. Zannis, Ph. D.
Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
Director of Section of Molecular Genetics
Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute,
Boston University School of Medicine

700 Albany Street, W509, Boston, MA 02118
Tel.: (617)638-5085; Fax: (617)638-5141
Administrative Assistant: Anne Plunkett (617)638-5077

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (Biochemistry), 1975
B.S., University of Athens, Greece, 1968
Second Deck Officer, Merchant Marine College, Athens, Greece, 1964

Postdoctoral Training and Research Fellowships:
Research Fellow, The Medical Foundation, Inc., Boston, 1979-1981
Research Fellow, Dept. of Medicine, Children's Hospital, Boston, 1978-1979
Research Fellow, Dept. of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1978-1979
Research Associate, Dept. of Chemistry, M.I.T., Cambridge, 1977-1978
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Medicine, Univ. of California, San Francisco, 1975-1977

Major Projects

1. Transcriptional regulation of the human apolipoprotein genes.

2. Structure and functions of the human apolipoproteins.

3. Effect of genetic and environmental factors on apolipoproteins and atherosclerosis.

Please click the link of Research Interest on the left for details.