Education and Career
1995 DSC, Hungarian Academy of Sciences,
1987 PhD (canc.biol) Hungarian Academy of Sciences,
1980 Spec. pathol. Postgradual Med School, Budapest,
1976 MD Semmelweis University, Budapest
2008– chairman, 2nd Dep. Pathology, Semmelweis
University, Budapest,
1999–2008 head, Dep. Tumor Progression, National Institute
of Oncology, Budapest,
1995– full professor at the Semmelweis Medical
University, Budapest (1st Institute of Pathology),
1990–91 research associate, Wayne State University,
Detroit; visiting scientist, Institute of Cancer
Research, London;
1976–1998 pathologist, 1st Inst. Pathol. Exp.Canc.Res, Semmelweis University

head National Oncology R&D Consorcia;
secretary Department of Medical Sciences, Hungarian
Academy of Sciences; Oncology Advisory Board,
Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Professional Societies
2001–2004 member, Metastasis Research Society (Board member;
member, European Association for Cancer Research;
member, International Academy of Pathology;
member, American Association for Cancer Research;
member, American Society of Oncology

Scientific Journals
Pathology Oncology Research (founding Editor);
Cancer & Metastasis Reviews (member of the
Editorial Board);
Clinical Experimental Metastasis (member of the
Editorial Board);
Hungarian Oncology (editor-in-chief)

Honours and Awards
1983 recognition of excellence, Ministry of Welfare;
1994 Huzella price of the Semmelweis University;
1996 Recognition of excellence in university teaching, SU;
1998 Academy Award, Hungarian Academy of Sciences;
1997–2001 Széchenyi professorial fellowship, Ministry of Education;
2002 Terry Fox award for cancer research;
2003 Excellent PhD tutor, Semmelweis University;
2003 Krompecher award, Hungarian Cancer Society;
2003 Bio-Rad award;
2005 Academy Award, Hungarian Academy of Sciences;
2005 G. Weber prize, Hungarian Cancer Society

174 peer reviewed in English (citations: > 2106,
cummulative IF: >450)