Gyula Farkas M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.

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Professor Emeritus

E-mail: farkas.gyula@med.u-szeged.hu

University studies

  • University of Szeged – Faculty of Medicine,
    M.D. “summa cum laude” 1967

Qualifications

  • General surgery,
    University of Szeged – Faculty of Medicine 1971
  • gastroenterology

Posts

  • 1996 – Professor
  • 1995 – Ph.D.
  • 1987 – Associate professor
  • 1982 – Authorising Head of Unit
  • 1980 – Senior lecturer
  • 1972 – Graduate teaching assistant
  • 1969 – Clinician

Specialized areas

  • general surgery
  • gastroenterologic surgery
  • pancreas surgery

Scientific works: MTMT (Hungarian Scientific Bibliography)

Awards

  • University of Szeged Faculty of Medicine Dean’s Laudation and Prize for the teaching in foreign language
  • Medicina Award for Excellence (Surgery textbook co-author), 2003
  • The Best Lecture, 6th Congress of Asian Society of Hepato BiliaryPancreatic Surgery , 2001
  • Széchenyi Professor Grant, 2000
  • The Best Lecture, Annual Meeting of CIRSE Prague, 1999
  • Knoll Prize, 1998
  • The Best Lecture, IHPBA Congress Athens, 1995
  • Petri Gábor Medical Science Prize I., 1992
  • Hungarian Society of Gastroenterology Award, 1980
  • Markusovszky Award,1979

Researches

  • pancreatitis and its complications (experimental and clinical trials)
  • pancreas surgery
  • immunological aspects of sepsis
  • clinical and experimental Langerhans islets transplantation
  • immunomodulation of Langerhans islets

Society membership

  • Hungarian Surgical Society (board member)
  • Hungarian Society of Gastroenterology (board member)
  • Board member of Hungarian Surgical Society South Hungary Section
  • Hungarian Diabetes Association
  • Hungarian Society for Immunology
  • Hungarian Transplantation Society
  • World Association of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
  • International Gastro-Surgical Club
  • European Pancreatic Club
  • European Society of Organ Transplantation
  • Cell Transplantation (founding member)
  • International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association (founding member)
  • European Society of Chemotherapy
  • Surgical Infection Society (Europe)
  • Internacional Society of Surgery
  • International Society of Interferon and Cytokine Research
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Association of Pancreatology