Ioannis Karatzanis

Ioannis Karatzanis

Technical Staff

Computational BioMedicine Laboratory (CBML)
Institute of Computer Science(ICS)
Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH)

Nikolaou Plastira 100, Vassilika Vouton
GR-70013 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Phone: +30 2810 391618
Fax: +30 2810 391428
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Research Interests

  • User Interfaces
  • Information Systems Technologies
  • Biomedical Informatics and Engineering
  • Clinical trial information management systems
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems
  • eHealth/mHealth and chronic care management platforms
  • Telemedicine and vital sign telemonitoring
  • Home care platforms
  • Emergency care and pre-hospital information systems
  • Workflow management systems
  • Bio-signal processing
  • Digital radiology imaging & its standards
  • Ambient intelligence and smart environments


  • The study reported in the paper "Predicting the Occurrence of Acute Hypotensive Episodes: The PhysioNet Challenge" by F. Chiarugi, I. Karatzanis, V. Sakkalis, I. Tsamardinos, Th. Dermitzaki, M. Foukarakis, G. Vrouchos attained 100% in the event 1 of the PhysioNet Challenge 2009 "Predicting Acute Hypotensive Episodes" at the Computers in Cardiology 2009 (CiC 2009) Conference, Sep 2009, Park City, UT, USA.

Participation in Research Projects

  • CHIC: Computational Horizons in Cancer: Developing Meta- and Hyper-Multiscale Models and Repositories for In Silico Oncology, FP7-ICT-2011.5.2 (600841), 2013-2017
  • p-Medicine: personalized ‘medicine’, 01/02/2011-31/01/2015
  • INTEGRATE: Driving Excellence in Integrative Cancer Research through Innovative Biomedical Infrastructures, 1/2/2011-31/1/2014
  • NEREIDs: Embracing Innovation for Preparedness in Civil Protection & Marine Pollution, ECHO/SUB/2012/638494, 2013-2014
  • REACTION: Remote accessibility to diabetes management and therapy in operational healthcare networks, FP7-IP-2009-248590 2010-2014
  • TUMOR: Transatlantic Tumour Model Repositories, 01/04/2010-31/03/2013
  • YP.ER.THE.N: Clinical Research Infrastructure and methodology for personalized tumor diagnosis and therapy (Interreg Greece-Cyprus 2007-2013), 1/6/2011-31/5/2013
  • POSEIDON: Earthquake followed by Tsunami in the Mediterranean Sea, DG ECHO 070401/2009/534360/SUB/A3, 2009-2011
  • Contra Cancrum: Clinically Oriented Translational Cancer Multilevel Modelling, 01/08/2008-31/07/2011
  • HEARTFAID: A knowledge based platform of services for supporting medical - clinical management of heart failure within elderly population, FP6-STREP-2005-027107 2006-2009

Short CV

Ioannis Karatzanis works as a Technical Staff member at Computational Medicine Laboratory (CML) of Institute of Computer Science at Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) . He joined the CML group in 2008. Previously has been an educator with focus in computer technologies and a freelancer as developer of web and multimedia applications. He received a B.Sc. in the fields of Physics from the Department of Physics from the the University of Crete, with specialization in Computational Physics (2003).

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