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Pál Riba

Pál Riba

Pál Riba

Present appointment: associate professor

Phone: +36 1 210 29 30/56267

Email: riba

Education and qualification:
MD, 1991., Semmelweis University of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary

Present affiliation:
Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary (since 1991)

Previous appointments:
Assistant professor at the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary (1994-2011)
Assistant lecturer at the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary (1994-2002)
Junior research associate at the Department of Pharmacology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary (1991-1994)

Scientific degree:
PhD, 2004., Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

Educational activities:
Graduate education:
Holding seminars in Hungarian (since 1991) and in English (since 1993) for medical students
Since 2000: Holding lectures in Hungarian and in English for medical students
Tutor for Hungarian medical students (since 1995) and German dentist students (since 2006)
Postgraduate education:
Holding lectures for PhD students since 1996
PhD theme consultant (since 2010)
Since 2005 holding lectures during the course of “Preclinical studies” for clinical pharmacologist candidates
Major appointments and memberships in professional societies:
Since 1992 Hungarian Experimental an Clinical Pharmacological Society
Since 2007 member of the Legal Committee of Semmelweis University
Since 2010 member of the Committee of Credit Transfer of Semmelweis University

Awards:
2007: Plaquette for the Hungarian Higher Education
2011: Végh Antal Niveau Award of the Pharmacy journal of the Hungarian Pharmeceutical Society

Scientific activities:
Studying the mechanisms of opioid tolerance in vivo
Studying structure-activity relationships of newly developed opioid compounds in in vitro biassay systems.
Studying spinal opioid mechanisms and receptor interactions in rodents by intrathecal injections of different opioid compounds.

Other professional activities:
Expert for the National Institute of Pharmacy, Hungary (since 2006)
Expert for the European Medicines Agency (since 2008)

Scholarships:
1997-1999 California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, California, USA.
2001 Department of Pharmacology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
2004-2008 University of Innsbruck, Institute für Organische und Pharmazeutische Chemie, Innsbruck, Austria, one week per year

Scientometric data:
Number of papers in peer-refereed international journals: 25
Number of papers in hungarian journals:1
Cumulative impact factor: 62,416
Number of citations: 203
Number of independent citations: 136
Hirsch-index (based on independent citations):  6
Book chapters: 2