Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis

Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis

Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis

Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, IOC Medical and Scientific Commission Member | University of Brighton, Chair of Scientific Commission FIMS

Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis is professor of sport and exercise science at the University of Brighton. Current research priority is the application of “omics” technologies to the detection of drugs in sport with particular reference to recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEpo), blood
doping and testosterone, funded by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). He is current member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical and Scientific Commission; the Executive Committee and Chair of the Scientific Commission of the International Sports Medicine Federation (FIMS); the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM); expert committee pool member of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). He has published +140 papers and books and has featured in numerous research documentaries (e.g. BBC).