The scientists at BSRC “Alexander Fleming” perform cutting-edge research, aiming to understand molecular mechanisms of complex biological processes in health and disease. We are also committed to contribute to innovation in medicine, by developing novel therapeutic and diagnostic methods, focusing on immunity and inflammation, cancer, and neurodegenerative diseases. To keep our focus on top-notch research, we recruit at all levels with excellence as the sole criterion and we support our researchers by providing state-of-the science infrastructures and a pleasant working environment. FLEMING is a non-profit organization operating under the auspices of the Greek General Secretariat for Research & Technology and is supported by the Greek government and by national, European and international grants.


26 July 2018

BSRC Fleming and the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens will jointly organize the Graduate program in "Molecular Biomedicine: Mechanisms of Disease, Molecular and Cell Therapies, and Bio-innovation".

18 June 2018

The Inauguration of the "Center for New Biotechnologies & Precision Medicine" was announced at a press conference held on 07.06.2018 at the University of Athens. Fleming is a key collaborating Institute in this initiative and partner of pMedGR, the Greek Research Infrastructure for Personalised Medicine, which forms the basis of the New Center.

06 June 2018

In a recent study published in PNAS, PhD student Ana Henriques from the labs of Dr. George Kollias and Dr. Vasiliki Koliaraki revealed that the kinase MK2 through the activation of Hsp27 in intestinal mesenchymal cells/CAFs plays an essential role in the promotion of colorectal cancers. [Pubmed].

09 May 2018

Expanding previous work on the role of autotaxin in chronic inflammatory disorders that has provided the scientific basis for phase IIb clinical trials in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Fleming researchers have now uncovered a role for this secreted lysophospholipase D in the pathogenesis of lung cancer [PubMed].



Seminar 23/07/2018, 13:30. "Big Data Analysis and Genetic Liability to Neuropsychiatric Disease", Assoc. Prof. Panagiotis Roussos, Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology and Friedman Brain Institute, N. York.


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