Prof. Konstantinos Stellos graduated in 2005 from the medical school of the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece, and subsequently was trained in internal medicine and cardiology at the University Hospitals of Tübingen and Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He received his doctorate degree with distinction (summa cum laude) from the University of Tübingen and his habilitation (higher doctorate) from the Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.
At the age of 32 he was appointed as Assistant Professor of Medicine (Privatdozent) of the medical school of the Goethe University Frankfurt, followed by a promotion one year later to Associate (Außerplanmäßiger) Professor of Medicine. At the age of 36 he was recruited as Professor/Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine and Professor/Chair of Epitranscriptomics at the Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
His research has been awarded with several national and international awards including the European Society of Cardiology First Contact Initiative Grant 2010, the German Heart Foundation Wilhem P. Winterstein Prize 2014, the Else-Kröner Memorial Fellowship 2014, the American Heart Association Young Investigator Award 2015, the German Cardiac Society Oskar-Lapp Research Prize 2017 and a European Research Council (ERC) Grant 2017. He currently serves as Assistant Editor of the journal Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine and he is elected Fellow and member of committees of both the European Society of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.