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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 …

Head of the lung transplantation programme in Vienna visits Hungarian team

Dr. Walter Klepetko visited Semmelweis University’s Department of Thoracic Surgery, located at the National Institute of Oncology (OOI), which was also the venue of the first Hungarian lung transplantation. Professor Walter Klepetko is the director of the Department of Thoracic …

The Department of Transplantation and Surgery in the European front line

The transplantation of 263 organs was successfully carried out by the Department of Transplantation and Surgery in 2015. Based on the updated database of Eurotransplant, Semmelweis University’s department carried out the highest number of not living donor renal transplantations and …

First lung transplantation in Hungary

The first lung transplantation in Hungary was performed at Semmelweis University’s Department of Thoracic Surgery located at the National Institute of Oncology (OOI). At a press conference in December 2015, Dr. Miklós Kásler, Director General of the OOI announced that …

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