The "Nobel Weeks at the University of Szeged" awareness campaign is launched. "Where knowledge and intention meet" - a series of programmes organised under the motto of the University of Szeged extends beyond the borders of Szeged.
Katalin Karikó's series of achievements shows no signs of slowing down following the recent Nobel Prize announcement. In the past two months, the esteemed research professor at the University of Szeged has garnered numerous recognitions, reclaiming her title as the most influential scientist, maintaining her role as a mentor, earning yet another prestigious award, engaging with celebrities, and contributing to her list of accomplishments by publishing articles about her remarkable autobiography, "Breakthroughs."
On 23 November 2023, the new building of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of the University of Szeged (SZTE) was inaugurated. The new five-storey building meets 21st century requirements in all respects, catering for both outpatient and inpatient care. All services previously provided at three separate sites have now been moved to the 2,500-square-metre building.
A new dimension of health care has been introduced at the Cardiometabolic Rehabilitation Unit of the Albert Szent-Györgyi Clinical Centre, University of Szeged. The new and innovative approach to patient care, which is unique in Europe as well, is based on remote patient monitoring with telehealth systems.
As the inventor of the modified messenger RNA used in modern vaccines (Covid19), Katalin Karikó was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine together with Drew Weissman, her fellow American research colleague, on the 2nd of October 2023. The announcement of the Nobel Prize winner, Katalin Karikó, one of the most influential scientists of our time is a source of pride for her alma mater, the University of Szeged community.