Panos Kanavos (BSc, MSc (Oxon), MSc (LSE), PhD) is Associate Professor in International Health Policy in the Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics (LSE), Programme Director of the Medical Technology Research Group (MTRG) at LSE Health and Deputy Director at LSE Health. Panos has held Visiting Professor appointments at the Universities of Basel, Lausanne, Delaware and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). He has previously been Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy in the Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School. He is an Economist by training, currently coordinates the Programme in International Health Policy at LSE and teaches Health Economics, Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy, Health Care Financing, and Health Systems Performance Measurement. Panos leads the activities of MTRG, which is a research unit comprising 14 researchers within LSE Health and concentrates on interdisciplinary and comparative policy research on medical technologies.