Andrew G Gianoukakis, MD
Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Program Director Endocrinology Fellowship Program, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Autoimmune thyroid disease, Thyroid dysfunction, Thyroid cancer
Research DescriptionDr. Gianoukakis is an expert in Thyroid Disorders with particular expertise in Advanced Thyroid Cancer and Graves’ disease including Thyroid Eye disease. Dr. Gianoukakis' research concerns the pathogenesis of Graves’ disease. He has developed a primary thyroid epithelial cell culture model to identify important mediators of the inflammatory responses seen in Graves’ disease. The ultimate goal of his research is to identify molecular targets through which the disease process can be interrupted, as well as clinically useful markers of disease activity. He directs the Thyroid Clinic and Thyroid Oncology Clinic at Harbor-UCLA where he also serves as Fellowship Training Program Director. Dr. Gianoukakis has a great deal of experience in Clinical trials for Advanced Thyroid Cancer. He is a member of the International Thyroid Oncology Group (ITOG) and the Southern California Thyroid Cancer Consortium (SCThyCC) as well as a medical advisor to The Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association (ThyCa) and The Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundation (GDATF).
- MD, 1993, University of Patras, School of Health Sciences, Patras, Greece