Participants of a 5-day summer school launched at UD on Monday can learn about preparations required before the electron microscopy studies of tissue samples and about how to manage the related practical problems. The course, which was organized by NeurotechEU, an international university cooperation programmed, is attended by 14 students from 9 countries, as well as laboratory professionals and assistants.
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The fifth Rectors meeting of the European university consortium NeurotechEU, established to enhance cooperation in the field of neuroscience in a broader sense, was held in the Swedish capital. At the NeurotechEU Hackathon competition, introduced as a supplementary event, an international team, which included a researcher from the University of Debrecen, won first prize with their proposed solution to treat mental illnesses in young people.
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.
In recognition of her revolutionary achievements in the treatment of neonatal diabetes, Professor Dame Frances Mary Ashcroft of the Institutes of Physiology at the University of Oxford was awarded the "Debrecen Prize for Molecular Medicine" in 2020. Due to the Covid pandemic, the British professor conducting research into the physiology of ion channels was only able to accept the award of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Debrecen this year from László Csernoch, vice rector for scientific affairs and László Mátyus, dean of UD.
Researchers of the University of Debrecen can apply for the NeurotechEU scholarship. The international organisation supports post-doctoral researchers dealing with neurotechnology. In the first round,15 post-doctoral researchers who work at any of the partner universities will be supported.
Professor Péter Nagy, Chairman of the Scientific and Social Advisory Board of the President of the Count István Tisza Foundation for the University of Debrecen, has recently delivered a lecture at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences on research efforts that have the potential to influence the basics of oncology by sorting out the role of cysteine amino acid components. The focus of the research project is the hydrogen sulfide gas molecule responsible for the bad smell of rotten eggs, of which only toxic effects had been noted by scientists for a long time.
The University of Debrecen is further strengthening its cooperation based on knowledge transfer with Uzbekistan. Rector Zoltán Szilvássy, held talks with Ambassador Abat Fayzullaev on education and R&D cooperation in the fields of pharmaceutical science and industry, as well as agricultural science.
The University of Debrecen is among the best 500 universities in the new QS World Rankings in the subject area of sciences. UD has maintained its leading position among Hungarian universities in the field of agricultural sciences (201-250.), and is still in the 351-400 range in the medical sciences ranking of the prestigious London-based organization.
Last weekend over 200 Hungarian and foreign graduates took the Hippocratic oath and received their degrees at the ceremony of the Faculty of Medicine. The dean of the faculty emphasized that the newly graduated doctors acquired their knowledge at one of the best Hungarian universities.
As the best Hungarian university offering medical education, the University of Debrecen has been ranked 228th in the Medical Science category of the Round University Ranking. The university has improved by more than 100 places in the last two years in this category.
Uzbekistan is counting on the knowledge base of the University of Debrecen in the fields of agriculture and water management, medicine and technical sciences. The details were discussed by Endre Harsányi, Vice-Rector for Agricultural Innovation and Training Development.
In recent days, Krzysztof Morawski has performed cochlear implant surgeries at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery of the UD. His activity has now been recognised by Rector Zoltán Szilvássy by decorating him with the most prestigious award of the university.
The IRONHEART research group of the UD has discovered a new molecule from which a drug can be prepared for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. This is one of the outstanding achievements of the now-completed four-year series of research.
The Faculty of Humanities of the UD has also been a participant in the NeurotechEU program initiated jointly by eight universities in Europe. Scholars from the faculty conducting research in English language and culture will present the results of their academic efforts at a conference.
Surgeries are safer and take shorter at the Ophthalmology Clinic of the Clinical Centre (KK) of the UD, where one of the best ophthalmic operating microscopes is used equipped with optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging used during surgery and 3-D option.
EULAR, the European League Against Rheumatism, has elected Zoltán Szekanecz, Professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the UD. His priority is to efficiently pursuit the interests of rheumatologists, healthcare workers and patients in Central and Eastern Europe, including Hungary.
Depression, robotic psychology and the vision of cats were discussed, among other things, at a conference on neuroscientific contexts initiated by the University of Debrecen in the framework of NeurotechEU.
Genetic and environmental risk factors underlying diseases primarily responsible for premature death have been identified by experts in the field of public health at the UD as part of a 5-year project that is now nearing completion.
It is not only patients who need health care in an institutional setting that the Clinical Center of the UD care for in a highly professional manner. The CC professionals carry out outstanding work in every field from screening to sample analysis to administering preventive vaccines.
The NeurotechEU project is looking for partners in their quest to solve problems of neurosciences. Researchers and companies interested in developing new industrial solutions and technologies can contact the project’s personnel by completing a questionnaire.
The University of Debrecen continues to be among the top 450 universities according to the thematic list ranking life sciences and general medicine most recently issued by the prestigious London-based organization QS (Quacquarelli Symonds).
Scalpels, scissors and forceps make up the sets of medical instruments included in a more than HUF 4 million worth of donation offered by MEDICOR Kéziműszer Zrt. [Medicor Hand Instrument Ltd.] to support the programs of the University of Debrecen in medicine.
The administration of the second those of the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare workers has been started at the University of Debrecen. In the following weeks more than 10,000 people will receive revaccination in Debrecen.
In cooperation with leading universities from seven countries, the University of Debrecen has established a consortium for the development of neuroscience. The opening ceremony of NeurotechEU will be held on Wednesday with about a thousand participants.