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The 1st Conference for Medical Students “Leucippus”, represents an innovation by the branch of SSHMS of Alexandroupolis. SSHMS stands for the Scientific Society of Hellenic Medical Students, which is an urban, non profit community with a view to affiliate the students with medicine as a vocation and also to tighten their interpersonal relations and improve communication among them. Leucippus Conference, in order to satisfy the needs of the Greek students, aims to give students with similar interests and scientific scope, the ability to broaden their minds on the field of medicine and acquire a multifaceted perspective of the health sector.

The name “Leucippus” of the conference, refers to the renowned Greek philosopher of the 5th century B.C., who was active in Avdira of Thrace. Leucippus was the teacher of Democritus, who is the father of the Democritus University of Thrace. Together and joined by a few others, they set the foundation of the atomic theory and therefore, modern Physics.

This three day conference will take place on the 20th-22nd of April 2018 in the city of Alexandroupolis and more specifically in the facilities of the School of Health Sciences of the Democritus University of Thrace.

The ability to participate is provided to students of every School of Medicine of Greece, the Dental Schools, Pharmaceutical Schools, Veterinarian Schools, Biology Schools, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Schools, as well as schools of other scientific fields in correlation with the field of medicine, such as Law School, Physical Education, Sport School, Polytechnic Schools and more. Also welcome are students of the respective schools abroad, and of course doctors, professors and renowned scientists in the health sector.