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Tibor Zelles

Present appointment: Associate professor

Phone: +36 1 210 29 30/56297, 56308, 56327, 56248

Email: zelles

Education and qualification:

1984-1990 Semmelweis University of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest
2000 Hungarian Board of Clinical Pharmacology Certificate

Present affiliation:

2012-  Semmelweis University (SU), Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy

Previous appointments:

1990-1995 Research fellow, Dept. Pharmacol., Inst. Exp. Med. Hungarian Acad. Sci
1995-1997 Postdoctoral associate, Dept. of Physiology, University of Florida
1998-1999 Research fellow, Dept. Pharmacol., Inst. Exp. Med. Hungarian Acad. Sci.
1999-2012 Senior research fellow, Dept. Pharmacol., Inst. Exp. Med. Hungarian Acad. Sci
2003-2004 Visiting scientist, Dept. Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser Univ., BC, Canada (6 months)
2000-2009 Head of CCD imaging subgroup, Dept. Pharmacol., Inst. Exp. Med. Hungarian Acad. Sci.
2009-2012 Head of Laboratory of Cellular Pharmacology, Inst. Exp. Med. Hungarian Acad. Sci.

Scientific degrees:

1999  PhD, SU
2011 Habilitation, SU

Educational activities:

Graduate education:
1997-            Pharmacology practices for medical students in Hungarian, SU
2006-            Pharmacology lectures for dental students in Hungarian and English, SU

Postgraduate education:
1997-                 János Szentágothai PhD School of Neurosciences, Functional Neurosciences program, SU – Lecturer and Accredited project leader (2005-)
2006-                 Theory and Practice of Preclinical Drud Development, accredited course of Hungarian Board of Clinical Pharmacology, SU – Lecture and practical training
2006-                 Neuropharmacology course, Drug Research & Development Postgraduate Training, SU – Lecturer
2007-                 PhD School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, SU  – Lecturer
2011-                 PhD School of Molecular Medicine, Cellular and Molecular Physiology program, SU – Lecturer

Major appointments and memberships in professional societies:
2002-            Board member, notary (2006), Hungarian Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
2006-            Board member, Hungarian Physiological Society

Memberships:    Hungarian Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology (1991), Hungarian Neuroscience Association (1991), Hungarian Physiological Society (1993), European Neuroscience Association (1994), Society for Neuroscience (2003)

2013-2018    Editorial board member, Neurochemical Research

Awards:
1995             Academy Award for Young Scientist, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2000             Research Award of the TEVA-BIOGAL Pharmaceutical Company
2000-2003    Bólyai János Research Fellowship
2003             Research Award of the TEVA-BIOGAL Pharmaceutical Company
2004-2007    Bólyai János Research Fellowship

Scientific activities:
Sensorineural hearing losses – seeking potential therapeutical targets.
Patomechanism of degenerative diseases in the central and peripheral nervous system, investigation of new therapeutical approaches.
Physiological and pharmacological modulation of neurotransmitter release.

Scholarships and training visits:
1993:            Center for Neurochemistry, Orangeburg, NY, USA, 3 months
1994:            DIBIT, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milano, Italy, Jacopo Meldolesi, 2 weeks
1995:            American Heart Association’s Hypertension Summer School, Porstsmouth, NH, USA; AHA Scholarship for Hypertension Summer School, 1 week
2000:            Imaging Structure and Function in the Nervous System, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Course, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA; Scholarship for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Course, The Grass Foundation, 3 weeks
2003:            Dept. of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby, Canada; fellowship from the Hungarian Eötvös Foundation, 6 months

Scientometric datas:

Number of papers in peer-refereed international journals: 39
Number of papers in Hungarian journals: 1
Number of publications with last authorship: 11
Cumulative impact factor: 159.636
Number of citations: 1 073
Number of independent citations: 848
Hirsch-index: 19

Book chapters: 4

Patents: 1