Science

A smart online interface connects university researchers with industry players

A new online service is available for Semmelweis University researchers following the initiative of the Directorate of Innovation and the Central Library. In-Part creates direct links between university researchers and industry partners, offers new opportunities for collaboration and supports research …

A new brain process responsible for long-term stress has been identified by researchers of Semmelweis University of Budapest and the Medical University of Vienna

A new brain process responsible for the delayed stress response and the long-term effects of stress has been identified in the framework of an international cooperation of researchers of Semmelweis University of Budapest, the Swedish Karolinska Institute, the American Yale …

The 47th European Muscle Conference was held at the Basic Medical Science Centre

The 47th European Muscle Conference (EMC), which is the most important annual conference of the European Society for Muscle Research, was held at the Basic Medical Science Centre of Semmelweis University in Budapest. The event was opened by Dr. Miklós …

International Nephrology School of Budapest is 25 years old

Every summer for the past 25 years, the Department of Transplantation and Surgery of Semmelweis University has become the centre of the world’s nephrologists. This year, specialists from 21 countries participated in the one-week Budapest Nephrology School (BNS), the internationally …

Nobel Prize laureates at the 20th European Bioenergetics Conference

The 20th European Bioenergetics Conference (EBEC) was organized at the Nagyvárad tér Theoretical Building, where approximately 70 lecturers, including two Nobel Prize laureates, held presentations. The right to organize the event was won by Hungary at the Lisbon Conference in …

STED microscope introduced at the Department of Biophysics and Radiation Biology

A STED super-resolution microscope, combinable with two-photon generation, has been introduced at the Department of Biophysics and Radiation Biology. The laboratory functions as a professional and intellectual workshop: the research conducted here involves diseases which are in national and international …

Application developed for diabetics by a student of Semmelweis University

Károly Havlik, 4th-year medical student of Semmelweis University, winner of the Hungarian round of Falling Walls Lab, will compete with nearly 200 contestants from 56 countries in the finals of the international innovation competition. His project, which he developed with …

The first diaphragm pacemaker grafting was done in Hungary

The 5-year-old boy, who has undergone the diaphragm pacemaker grafting for the first time in Hungary, needed artificial respiration continuously at night. Dr. Béla Merkely, Rector of Semmelweis University, claimed that the innovative intervention seldom happens in Europe. Dr. Attila …

Semmelweis memorial year: Festive scientific symposium and statue unveiling

At one of the most important events of the Ignác Semmelweis memorial year in honour of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Semmelweis, at the Festive Scientific Symposium held in the Theoretical Block of Semmelweis University at Nagyvárad tér, …

The greatest challenges of health care were discussed at the EHMA conference

On the first day of the conference Reinier Schlatmann, CEO of Philips, Dr. Usman Khan, CEO of European Health Management Association and Dr. Miklós Szócska, Director of the Health Services Management Training Centre (EMK) welcomed the participants. Dr. Miklós Szócska …