Hírek Faculty of Medicine címkével

Stem cell therapy is now available at the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre for the treatment of rectal fistula in patients with Crohn's disease. The procedure is a huge step forward, as it can even make the disease curable, which has not been possible with other treatments.

A delegation from Debrecen's twin city, Rishon LeZion, Israel, has visited the University of Debrecen's Faculty of Medicine. In a meeting with the heads of the faculty, the parties discussed the possibilities of closer cooperation in the field of medical education.

The newly graduated students of the Faculty of General Medicine of the University of Debrecen were inaugurated as doctors on Saturday. At the ceremony, more than fifty new doctors of Hungarian and foreign nationality took their oath and received their diplomas.

BMW Group Plant Debrecen Health Center has decided to support the Pediatric Clinic of the University of Debrecen with a HUF 10 million grant for the construction of a playground, the development of a community space and the care of chronically ill children. The amount was handed over by representatives of the company at a ceremony on Thursday.

The upgrading of the Bartók Béla Street Child Psychiatry Building of the University of Debrecen’s Clinical Centre, where both the outpatient departments of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department and the Clinical Psychology Centre are located, has been completed recently. The ‘new’ building, modernized out of a HUF 900 million grant, was inaugurated on Monday.

In the new operating theatre at the Eye Clinic of the University of Debrecen’s Clinical Centre, state-of-the-art high-tech equipment is now used to perform retinal surgery in a safer way and in shorter time. The new operating theatre was inaugurated on Thursday.

The Clinical Centre of the University of Debrecen has won the title of European Model Project for a program aimed at improving the quality of patient care in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular and gynecological diseases. The project representatives were also invited to a conference organized by Széchenyi Program Office, where the best trans-border Central European projects could be presented.

The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Debrecen gave the 2023 Debrecen Award for Molecular Medicine to Shimon Sakaguchi, a professor at Osaka University. The professor and his colleagues study the molecular and cellular mechanisms of immunological tolerance and immune regulation. His discoveries could contribute to more effective treatments of autoimmune diseases and cancer. Shimon Sakaguchi received his award on Tuesday at a ceremony held at the University of Debrecen, and then introduced his research findings in his consequent presentation.

Regő Baráth Benjámin reported on the results of his research on human placental macrophages at the 12th Annual JHAC Research Symposium at the Johns Hopkins University All Children's Hospital in the United States. The sixth-year medical student was the youngest speaker at the congress.

The University of Debrecen has established a new organisational unit for the management of disaster medicine and the operation of mobile medical teams in disaster and war zones, as well as for the management of domestic charitable and support programmes. University leaders informed journalists about the planned tasks and objectives of the centre on Friday.

László Mátyus, Dean of the Faculty of General Medicine at the University of Debrecen, has been re-elected to the Board of the European Biophysical Societies Association (EBSA). The professor has been active in the organisation for more than two decades. Its main objectives are to improve biophysical research, promote education and support young researchers.

The issues discussed at the meeting held in the Rector's Office of the University of Debrecen on Tuesday included points of connection between the health care systems of the University of Debrecen and the University of Tibet, the possibilities of future cooperation and the organization of emergency and cardiovascular care. The Tibetan delegation was received by Zoltán Szabó, Vice Rector and President of the Clinical Centre and Okszána Kiszil, Director of Coordination and Strategy.

Professor László Csernoch, Deputy Rector of the University of Debrecen and Director of the Institute of Physiology of the Faculty of General Medicine, was elected as member of the Executive Board of the Federation of European Physiological Societies (FEPS) at its September meeting in Tallinn.

As many as 159 graduating students of the Faculty of Medicine took their Hippocratic Oath on Saturday at a ceremony held within our university's Inner Courtyard. At the ceremonial council meeting of the doctoral ceremony, 90 Hungarian and 69 foreign doctors received their diplomas.

The University of Debrecen and the BMW Group Gyár Debrecen have entered into a collaboration that covers professional training and research and development. The agreement was signed on Tuesday by Rector Zoltán Szilvássy and President and CEO Hans-Peter Kemser.

At the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic of the University of Debrecen Clinical Center, they developed a dietary supplement that is the only one in the world that supports pelvic floor exercise as effectively as possible, so it can help overcome incontinence without surgery or medication. The Debrecen innovation was presented at the International Urogynecology Congress in The Hague in June.

After several months of testing, the complex resuscitation device of one of the world's leading American defibrillator manufacturers, also supporting ambu balloon ventilation, which can be used to provide more efficient emergency care for critically ill patients, has finally arrived at the Emergency Clinic of the University of Debrecen Clinical Center. The manufacturing company has asked the Emergency Clinic to be a reference center for resuscitation in Eastern Europe. In addition to patient care, the device also supports teaching and research work.

Young obstetrician-gynecology specialists from the University of Debrecen have successfully participated in an international laparoscopic suturing contest. In the professional program called Winners Meeting, the team from Debrecen has finished second.

Zoltán Mészár, lecturer of the Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology of the Faculty of Medicine won first prize as a member of an international team in the NeurotechEU Hackathon competition in Stockholm. Their task was to find innovative solutions to a problem of young people suffering from mental illnesses.

On May 24-26, 2023, the #CARPE2023 international scientific traveling conference was hosted by Glasgow, Scotland. The University of Debrecen was represented at the conference by a delegation of twenty, led by László Csernoch, vice-rector for science.

A student of the Faculty of General Medicine of the University of Debrecen achieved an outstanding result in the Polish capital at the international congress of medical students conducting research. Mihály Székely, who is a member of a research group in Debrecen working on the fight against tumors, won in his own section.

Guest students from Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Bulgaria came to the first Erasmus+ BIP (Blended Intensive Program) course of the University of Debrecen. In addition to interactive language sessions the four-day GloLiteToLead training course included gave awareness-raising presentations given by managers of domestic and international companies, organized by the Faculty of Economics.

Oncoradiological patient care has been developed with a government grant of over two billion forints at the University of Debrecen. On Friday, the Oncoradiology Clinic's three new pieces of equipment and one of the world's most advanced radiation planning systems were officially inaugurated. At the event, Péter Takács, secretary of state for health, called the investment exemplary, which makes the clinic one of the leading Hungarian institutes, which is thus capable of a complete and high-quality cover of almost the entire spectrum of treatment.

The Hematology Department of the University of Debrecen has been conducting hematopoietic stem cell transplantation since 2003, primarily in cases of lymph node tumors, plasma cell diseases, and acute leukemia. So far, the intervention has been performed on about 1,200 patients. Experts reported on the results of the past two decades of bone marrow transplantation activity and future plans at a scientific meeting in the Hall of the University of Debrecen on April 13.