Order of Merits and professional awards were given by Zoltán Balog, Minister of Human Resources of Hungary for the occasion of the anniversary of the 1848/49 Hungarian Revolution. Four employees of the Semmelweis University were awarded, among them Prof. László Hársing, doctor of the Hungarian Acedemy of Sciences and consultant of the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, who has received the Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic, Officer’s Cross of the Civil Division.