Dr Nikolaos Kokras is a psychiatrist based at the First Department of Psychiatry, Eginition Hospital who also collaborates with the Neuropsychopharmacology Research Group at the Department of Pharmacology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (Group Leader: Assoc. Prof. C. Dalla). Dr. Kokras has several years of experience in psychopharmacology, drug screening and translational pharmacology. He received his medical degree in 1999, an MSc (Research) degree in Affective Neuroscience in 2006 with a thesis on the HPA axis regulation and his PhD in Pharmacology in 2011 with a thesis on the sex-related differential response to antidepressants. He has participated in several research programs funded by the EU and national agencies. He has received several distinctions from Greek and international organizations and more than 20 poster and travel awards as first author or co-author. Dr Kokras has published 75 papers in peer-reviewed journals covering fields of experimental and clinical psychopharmacology, as well as liaison psychiatry and psychosomatics (>3700 citations, h-index 30, source Google Scholar). He has also co-authored 8 chapters in international and Greek books and he has more than 120 abstracts in Greek and international conferences.