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Dionysios (Denis) Ikkos (1921–1993) was a Greek physician who trained in Endocrinology at Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm with Rolf Luft and co-described the Luft-Ikkos mitochondrial syndromethe first description of a mitochondrial disease. He pioneered the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism in Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, where he distinguished himself in clinical practice, research and teaching, and was a founding member of the Hellenic (Greek) Endocrine Society which honours his contribution with the annual Dionysios Ikkos Memorial Lecture.
1 Rolf Luft, Denis Ikkos, Genaro Palmieri, Lars Ernster, Björn Afzelius, A case of severe hypermetabolism of nonthyroid origin with a defect in the maintenance of mitochondrial respiratory control : a correlated clinical, biochemical, and morphological study. Journal of Clinical Investigation, New York, 1962; 41: 1776-1804.
2.^ Hellenic Endocrine Society (Greek)