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Kim Geun Yeong, a world-famous esports player has high aspirations, both as a medical student and as a professional competitor. His contract with DEAC was to end this summer, but he had it prolonged a few days ago and said that Debrecen University was proved to be the best choice for his studies and sport.

More than forty staff members of the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre were honoured for their outstanding and exemplary work at the Semmelweis Day ceremony. At Friday's event, Zoltán Szabó, President of the Clinical Centre, presented the Presidential Diplomas of Recognition, the Clinical Chief Physician Awards, the Clinical Centre Patient Care Medal, and the Outstanding Physician Medal and Award in the renovated boardroom of the President's Office.

The International Student Union (ISU), an organization of foreign students of the University of Debrecen, donated more than one million HUF from the proceeds of this year's Food Day to the Foundation for Children with Leukemia. The money will be used to build a special sterile room in the paediatric haematology-oncology department.

The Executive Committee of EBSA, the European Federation of Biophysical Societies, held its latest meeting at the Faculty of General Medicine of the University of Debrecen. The two-day meeting discussed, among other things, the themes of the forthcoming professional congresses, the editing of the association's journal, and decisions were made on the grants to be awarded to young researchers.

This year's congress of European membrane scientists was held at the University of Debrecen, where the latest research results in the field were discussed at the European Joint Theory/Experiment Meeting on Membranes (EJTEMM), which took place between 12 and 14 June. The meeting was organised by the Institute of Biophysics and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine.

The Da Vinci robot-assisted surgical system has arrived at the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre. The 21st-century, state-of-the-art technology is used primarily in general surgery, as well as surgical procedures in urology, gynaecology and otolaryngology. Thanks to the precise and safe surgical techniques made possible by it, the risk of complications is reduced and recovery times are shortened. The investment of more than one billion Hungarian forints in robotic surgery was officially introduced at the institution on Tuesday.

The Cornea Outpatient Clinic, which was inaugurated on Thursday at the Ophthalmology Department of the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre, uses state-of-the-art equipment to support the early detection of corneal diseases and provide better conditions for corneal surgery. The complexity of the equipment found in the clinic consisting of two surgeries and a treatment room is unique in the country. In addition to the outpatient clinic, the Cornea Bank, which has been operating for 30 years, also contributes to the excellence of the Ophthalmology Department.

Participants in an international training program (GESEA: Gynecological Endoscopic Surgery Education and Assessment), which started on Thursday at the University of Debrecen's Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, can improve their skills in gynecological endoscopic procedures. In the course, which is unique in Hungary, specialists and would-be specialists get a chance to conduct their practices in a dry laboratory that was recently renovated with the support of the Faculty of Medicine out of a budget of around HUF 40 million.

The refurbished premises of the Clinical Physiology Department of the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre, Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Clinic, have been opened. The development has further improved the conditions for teaching and research closely related to clinical patient care at the institution.

The University of Bonn, one of Germany's top five higher education institutions, plans to collaborate with the University of Debrecen in research in several disciplines. The two universities are expanding the cooperation started in the NeurotechEU programme, which aims to promote the development of neurosciences and coordinate research; university leaders discussed the expansion of the relationship during a two-day visit to Debrecen.