Prof. Chrousos is one of the most cited physician scientists in the world (Institute of Scientific Information, ISI highly cited) in the fields of “Clinical Medicine” and “Biology and Biochemistry”. His published work has an h index of over 193 (Google Scholar, September 2020).

Prof. Chrousos has contributed immensely to the biomedical literature and his work has provided new insights into a spectrum of clinical conditions and disorders that transcend the limits of classical endocrinology, such as reproduction and pregnancy, inflammation, stress-immune interactions, surgical stress, sleep, and septic shock, as well as chronic complex disorders such as depression, eating disorders, asthma, metabolic syndrome and autoimmune-inflammatory diseases.

Prof. Chrousos has authored or co-authored over 900 original scientific papers and over 500 journal reviews and book chapters. He has edited 29 books, including 2 popular electronic volumes and 2 encyclopedias. He has published his work in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Annals of Internal Medicine, PNAS, Science, Nature, etc.  In terms of his current bibliometrics (Google Scholar, September 2020), his H-index is >193. His work has been cited in more than 158,000 other scientific articles. He is one of the 250 most cited scientists internationally (ISI highly cited), included not only in the list of Clinical Medicine, but also in that of Biology and Biochemistry, and the highest cited clinical pediatrician or endocrinologist in the world.

Prof. Chrousos’s work has withstood the test of time and has a broad interdisciplinary following. According to the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI, highly cited), Dr. Chrousos is among the most cited clinical and basic investigators in the world (Clinical Medicine and Biology & Biochemistry fields) and the highest cited clinical Endocrinologist or Pediatrician; his work has been cited over 158,000 times.

Prof. Chrousos has a record of over 16 full publications in the New England Journal of Medicine, with his highly cited review on ‘The Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis and Immune-Mediated Inflammation’. In 1997, Dr. Chrousos received the Hans Selye Award from the Hans Selye Foundation for outstanding contributions to stress research, and was recently elected as a Member, Institute of Medicine, The National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C. and the Academia Europea, London, UK.

Selected Papers

The concepts of stress and stress system disorders: overview of physical and behavioral homeostasis, GP Chrousos (1992), PW Gold, Jama 267 (9), 1244-1252

 The hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis and immune-mediated inflammation, GP Chrousos (1995), New England Journal of Medicine 332 (20), 1351-1363

Hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis, neuroendocrine factors and stress, C Tsigos, GP Chrousos (2002), Journal of psychosomatic research 53 (4), 865-871

The sympathetic nerve—an integrative interface between two supersystems: the brain and the immune system, IJ Elenkov, RL Wilder, GP Chrousos, ES Vizi (2000), Pharmacological reviews 52 (4), 595-638

Clinical and biochemical manifestations of depression, PW Gold, FK Goodwin, GP Chrousos (1988), New England Journal of Medicine 319 (6), 348-353

The pathophysiologic roles of interleukin-6 in human disease, DA Papanicolaou, RL Wilder, SC Manolagas, GP Chrousos (1988), Annals of internal medicine 128 (2), 127-137

Stress and disorders of the stress system, GP Chrousos (2009), Nature reviews endocrinology 5 (7), 374-381

Sleep apnea and daytime sleepiness and fatigue: relation to visceral obesity, insulin resistance, and hypercytokinemia, AN Vgontzas, DA Papanicolaou, EO Bixler, K Hopper, A Lotsikas, HM Lin, … (2000), The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 85 (3), 1151-1158

Organization of the stress system and its dysregulation in melancholic and atypical depression: high vs low CRH/NE states , PW Gold, GP Chrousos (2002) Molecular psychiatry 7 (3), 254

Endocrinology of the stress response, E Charmandari, C Tsigos, G Chrousos (2005), Annu. Rev. Physiol. 67, 259-284

Diagnosis and complications of Cushing’s syndrome: a consensus statement, G Arnaldi, A Angeli, AB Atkinson, X Bertagna, F Cavagnini, GP Chrousos, … (2003), The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 88 (12), 5593-5602