Elias Mossialos is Brian Abel-Smith Professor of Health Policy within the Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and Director of LSE Health. He is also Professor of Health Policy and Management and Co-Director of the Centre for Health Policy at Imperial College London. His research interests concentrate on health systems and policy, addressing questions related to funding health care, private health insurance, pharmaceutical policies, the impact of EU law on health care systems, cancer care and policy and antibiotics. His work has been translated into Japanese, Russian, Greek and Spanish. He has more than 200 publications, including books, book chapters and articles in peer-review journals in the fields of public policy, health policy and economics and political science.