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Six clinics of Semmelweis University have recently joined the European Reference Network

Six clinics belonging to the Network of Rare Disorders of Semmelweis University have become members of the recently established European Reference Network (ERN), which is the collaboration of professionals dealing with the diagnostics and treatment of rare disorders or diseases …

The Metabolic Basis of Diseases – a lecture by Sir George Radda

Sir George Radda held a lecture on the metabolic background of diseases and the new opportunities in molecular imaging at the Basic Medical Science Centre. He is a professor of the University of Oxford as well as one of the …

A novel principle to mobilize neurons for brain repair

(Budapest/Vienna) Restorative neuroscience, the study to identify means to replace damaged neurons and recover permanently lost mental or physical abilities, is a rapidly advancing scientific field considering our progressively aging society. Redirecting immature neurons that reside in specific brain areas …

New MRI machine has been installed at the Department of Radiology

As Dr. Ildikó Kalina, chief physician, Head of the MRI Lab, informed us, currently 15-25 examinations are performed on a daily basis at the MRI Lab of the Department of Radiology at Semmelweis University. According to Dr. Kalina both the …

Six professors received the Doctor Honoris Causa Award of Semmelweis University

Six outstanding professors received the Doctor Honoris Causa Award of Semmelweis University, who were nominated by four different departments of Semmelweis University. The 42nd Award Ceremony was opened by Dr. Péter Hermann, Vice-Rector for Educational Affairs, who highlighted in his …

Dr. Stefan W. Hell Nobel Prize winner scientist received the Semmelweis Budapest Award this year

Dr. Stefan W. Hell, a leading scientist in nanoscopy and high-resolution biomedical imaging worldwide, has recently received the Semmelweis Budapest Award of 2016. On Monday evening the Nobel Prize winner scientist was awarded with Semmelweis University’s highest prestige international scientific …

22 countries were represented at the 23rd Budapest Nephrology School

Participants of the 23rd Budapest Nephrology School (BNS) came from 22 countries. The six-day conference, hosted by the Department of Transplantation and Surgery, was opened by its founder, professor, former head of the Institute of Pathophysiology, Dr. László Rosivall. According …

Dr. Gergely Toldi has been elected as member of a global organisation for young researchers

Dr. Gergely Toldi, assistant lecturer at the 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Semmelweis University has been elected as member of Global Young Academy (GYA). He currently works as doctor and researcher in Birmingham for two years with a …

Dr. Péter Mátyus has been appointed managing director of the Bionic Innovation Centre Ltd.

Dr. Péter Mátyus, former director for scientific affairs, has been appointed managing director of the Bionic Innovation Centre Ltd. starting from May 1, 2016, and Dr. Károly Rácz has taken over the responsibilities of the director for scientific affairs. The …

“Keyhole surgery” saves child born with esophaegal obstruction

For the first time in Hungary, the life of a baby born with esophaegal obstruction was saved by a procedure called “keyhole surgery” at Semmelweis University’s 1st Department of Paediatrics. The new-born’s esophagus was incomplete, therefore the baby’s nutrition was …

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