Researcher and Young Global Leader

World Economic Forum

Eleni Antoniadou is a multidisciplinary researcher in Regenerative Medicine, Bioastronautics and Artificial Intelligence(AI) research. She has worked on the development of AI-based diagnostics for astronaut health at NASA FDL, with a focus on a GAN-based architecture for the ‘Astroskin” wearable technology to diagnose Atrial Fibrillation (AF). While at the European Astronaut Center she has contributed to the astronaut training for missions 40&41 to the ISS and worked on experimentation on chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency, dexterous manipulation, and thermoregulation studies. Moreover, she has conducted in vivo experimentation at NASA on the effect of ionizing radiation on the central nervous system and has analysed Moon samples in search for biosignatures. She was selected by NASA for the prestigious NASA Academy program (selection rate 0.08%) and she contributed on the design of a biosampler submersible vehicle for the Europa Mission. Furthemore, she has been an analog astronaut for biomedical experimentation at extreme environments. 

Finally, she has worked on clinical biomanufacturing at biotech companies and in health policy in Europe and the USA and has volunteered in philanthropic medical missions in Latin America. Eleni Antoniadou has been recognised as an Emerging Space Leader by the IAF, a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, a Global Leader by Tallberg Foundation, a Cartier Laureate and has received prestigious academic scholarships such as the Fulbright Scholarship, NSF EBICS traineeship, BRC-NIHR Studentship and others based on academic merit.