Semmelweis University’s International Research Week will take place from 4-8 November 2019, during which this year’s Semmelweis Symposium, traditionally one of the University’s most prestigious international scientific events, will be held.

This year’s Semmelweis Symposium, entitled “Translational medicine from single molecules to the cardiovascular system”, will be a celebration of the 250th Anniversary of Semmelweis University, and will be held from 5-7 November 2019. The Symposium will focus on translational medicine, with special emphasis on cardiovascular diseases, their therapy and prevention. Topics will be discussed by internationally renowned scientists and health professionals in the form of various presentations and poster sessions.

Principle organizers of the event: Dr. Béla Merkely, rector, Dr. Péter Ferdinándy, vice-rector for science and innovations, and Dr. Miklós Kellermayer, dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

In the frame of the scientific event series, Semmelweis Symposium will be followed by the annual Doctor Honoris Causa ceremony, Dies Academicus (“University Day”), as well as the scientific awards ceremonies of the university on 8 November 2019.

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