"A researcher must believe that he can create something new" - interview with Prof. Dr. Lajos Kemény
In 2022, the Foundation for Szeged (Szegedért Alapítvány) honoured citizens of the University of Szeged (SZTE) in all categories - on 15 March, the top prize was awarded to the world-famous biochemist Katalin Karikó, research professor at the University of Szeged, and the work of Prof. Dr. Lajos Kemény, dermatologist, Dr. Károly Szatmáry, astronomer and Mária Temesi, opera singer was also honoured.
These were the words of farewell Prof. Dr. Babik Barna received from his mother on leaving the parental home. His outstanding work has recently been recognised with the Officer’s Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit. On 15 March 2022, former and current citizens of the University of Szeged were also honoured: persons connected to the University received prestigious awards on the anniversary of the 1848-49 Revolution and War of Independence. We asked the Head of the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy at the Albert Szent-Györgyi Health Center about his award.
Special Cell Therapy may Provide an Answer to Non-Healing Ulcers at Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical Center, University of Szeged
Difficult or non-healing venous leg ulcers and diabetic leg ulcers can also benefit by a cell therapy procedure that doctors at the Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical Centre of University of Szeged for Department of Dermatology and Allergology are using in a clinical research project. After years of research and development, the therapy will be introduced in Hungary for the very first time through the University of Szeged.
The Keio Medical Science Prize has been awarded to Katalin Karikó "for the discovery of Specific RNA Modification Leading to mRNA Vaccine Development", as announced on 15 September 2021, Japan time. The researcher, who holds a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Szeged, will receive a certificate of merit, medal, and a monetary award of 10 million yen for her work.
University of Szeged is still the “greenest” Hungarian university according to UI Green Metric World Ranking. SZTE ranks 14th “greenest” in the world among the institutions located in city centres and is ranked 45th among Europe’s assessed universities.