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.
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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.
The foundation stone of the building of National Manufacturing-Research-Education Plant and Faculty of Pharmacy has been laid. The most recent facility of the University of Debrecen is located in the industrial park of our institution on the street called Vezér utca. State Secretary for Innovation and Higher Education Balázs Hankó, who attended in the event, praised the activities of the University of Debrecen linking education and research and development as a model to follow.
The new building of the Faculty of Pharmacy of UD will serve as a facility for low-volume manufacturing of medicinal products, medical food and dietary supplements, in addition to education and research. Designed by the Pyxis Nautica Architect Studio, the National Manufacturing, Research and Educational Facility will be constructed in 2023.
The Ministry of Technology and Industry is strengthening its cooperation with the University of Debrecen in areas of strategic importance for the country. The focus of the long-term agreement signed on Thursday is the health industry, the vehicle and energy industries.
A new radioisotope therapy, so far used only in a few European institutions, has become available at the Clinical Centre of the University of Debrecen. The new treatment was first used on a patient with an endocrine tumour in Debrecen on 12 May.
Partners of the University of Debrecen are to present their research projects planned for the next seven-year economic cycle of the European Union and their possibilities for cooperation at the 2021 conference of the university network of applied sciences hosted in Debrecen between October 27 and 29
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.
The leaders of the University of Debrecen met with the delegation of three higher education institutions in Uzbekistan to discuss the experiences of pharmaceutical and agricultural education in Debrecen and the establishment of a Hungarian-Uzbek joint degree programme in these fields.
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.
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.
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.
Regular exercise and a healthy lifestyle can also greatly help to weather a possible disease caused by the coronavirus, the event organised by the Faculty of Economics of the University of Debrecen on the current situation of the fitness sector was told.
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 concluded an agreement with the Uzbek government on the introduction of educational programmes in pharmacy in Uzbekistan, as well as on the promotion of joint educational, research, development, and programmes.
The Coordination Institute for Sport Science of UD has joined the European Platform for Sport Innovation (EPSI). The Institute will cooperate with other institutes and businesses in product and methodology development projects.
Many of the teachers, researchers and students of the University of Debrecen followed the online opening event of NeurotechEU, a university association comprised of leading universities from eight countries, established for the development of neuroscience
Zsuzsa Bagoly, senior lecturer of the Faculty of Medicine at UD is among the L'Oréal-Unesco award winners this year. She has been recognised for her research work aimed at making the treatment of stroke patients more efficient.
As many as 10 parallel or simultaneous whole-genome sequencing processes can be implemented cost-effectively through the application of the new high-capacity DNA sequencing equipment that has been installed recently to operate at Genomic Medicine and Bioinformatics Core Facility of the UD.
The Innovation Centre and the Vaccine Pilot Plant will be the first university facilities in the Science Park of the University of Debrecen. The cornerstones of the buildings were laid on Tuesday in the presence of László Palkovics, minister of innovation and technology.
“Egészségügyi Innovációs Szemle” (Innovation in Healthcare) – this is the title of a new magazine launched jointly by the faculty of Public Health and the Faculty of Pharmacy of UD. The quarterly journal will focus on the newest achievements in the fields of medicine and health science.
The Faculty of Public Health of the UD has joined the European Public Health Association (EUPHA). The objective of this international organisation is to improve the health status of European citizens and reduce inequalities in this field through the cooperation of member organisations.
On Thursday, rector Zoltán Szilvássy and a Chinese representative talked about the most recent technologies in the construction industry, and potential partnership in the fields of health industry and medicine. The subject of a vaccine against the corona virus also came up at the meeting.
The Ministry of Innovation and Technology of Hungary has hosted an online scientific conference on the current status of R&D related to the protection from the spread of COVID-19. At the conference, Rector Zoltán Szilvássy gave a presentation on the developments currently underway at the UD.
Supported by the Ministry of Human Resources (EMMI), the University of Debrecen (UD) and the National Public Health Centre have agreed to promote creation of up-to-date vaccine production in Hungary. The agreement was signed in the Ministry on Friday.