The Clinical Center 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 Center 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.