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Personal Statistics:
Born: August 26, 1963; Place of Birth: Esztergom, Hungary;
Citizenship: Hungarian; permanent resident in Ontario (February 17, 2006)
Command of Languages: English (TOEFL score (1994) - 660, TSE score 270)

Home Address:      2120 Dunakeszi, Fóti út 24.

Current positions:
Egyetemi docens, Institute of Behavioural Sciences and Institute of Pathophysiology,       Faculty of Medicine,      Semmelweis University Budapest
and
associate professor, Division of Nephrology, Dept. of Medicine, McGill University Health     Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
MUHC, Royal Victoria Hospital        Semmelweis University        
687 Pine Avenue West, Room R2.37        
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A1            Budapest, Nagyvárad tér. 4, H-1089
Tel: (514) 843-1586/35403            Tel.: +36-1-459-1500/56115    
Fax: (514) 843-2815                Fax: +36-1-210-1220

Education:

1981-1988:    Faculty of Medicine
Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest, Hungary
M.D. September 18, 1988 (summa cum laude)
Postgraduate training:    Residency (general medicine):
November 1, 1988 - December 1. 1993
Haynal I. School of Postgraduate Medical Training, Budapest
Board Examination in General Internal Medicine (Hungary) : December 14, 1993
National Board of Medical Specialties;  Budapest, Hungary
Clinical fellowship (nephrology)
June 1, 1994 - June 30, 1997    
Dept. of Adult Nephrology, University of Toronto, Toronto, CANADA
Board Examination in Nephrology (Hungary) : December 8, 1997
National Board of Medical Specialties;  Budapest, Hungary
Board Examination in Clinical Pharmacology (Hungary) : October 16, 2002
National Board of Medical Specialties;  Budapest, Hungary

Scientific degree:    Ph.D.    Semmelweis University Budapest
June 28, 2000 (Diploma dated:  11/11/2000; Diploma Nr.: 352/2000)
Thesis:     Intracellular signaling mechanisms employed by angiotensin II and transforming growth factor beta

Habilitation:    General internal medicine; Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University
2008.

Positions held

November 1, 1988 -April 30, 1992.            resident
Erzsébet Hospital, 4th Dept. of Internal Medicine (emergency medicine, toxicology)

May 1, 1992 -August 30, 1997                junior assistant professor
2nd dept of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis Medical University,

June 1, 1994 - June 30, 1997.                clinical fellow
Department of Adult Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

December 1, 1999 - September 2002            junior assistant professor
Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Medicine,  Semmelweis University Budapest

September 1, 1997 – September 2002            junior assistant professor
1st Dept of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine,  Semmelweis University Budapest

September , 2002 – january 2006            senior  assistant professor
1st Dept of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University Budapest

September , 2002 – january 2006            senior  assistant professor
Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University Budapest

January 1, 2003 - December 31, 2003            visiting assistant professor
Division of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

January 1, 2004 – December 31, 2006             clinical fellow
Department of Adult Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2007            visiting assistant professor

Division of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

January 1, 2007 - present                associate professor
Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University Budapest

July 01, 2010 -                        associate professor

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

Scholarships, awards    
1984 - 1987    Special scholarship of the People's Republic of Hungary
Semmelweis Medical University    
1994 - 1996    Fellow of the Hungarian Kidney Foundation
1995        Miriam Neveren Award, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
1996 - 1997    Chisholm Memorial Scholarship, Faculty of Medicine, Univ. of Toronto
1997        Scholarship from the Rekai Memorial Fund, Toronto
1998        1st prize of the Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Society of Nephrology
1998 - 2001    Bolyai Research Scholarship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2000        Hársing Research Award of the Hungarian Kidney Foundation
2001 - 2006    Békésy Postdoctoral Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Hungary
2002        NATO “Advanced research fellowship” - 3 months fellowship in Toronto             with dr. A. Kapus
2003        Pro Scientia Mentorship Award (National)
2004        Prize for Excellence in Scientific Education, Semmelweis University    
2010        Excellence in PhD mentoring – Award of the PhD School of the Semmelweis Univ.

Research grants:

1997-2000    Serum markers of renal bone disease
National Scienticfic Research Funds (OTKA)            T022680
1997-2000    Intracellular signaling of  transforming growth factor beta and  angiotensin II
National Scienticfic Research Funds (OTKA)            T026223
1998        Intracellular signaling of angiotensin II
Research Grant from the Hungarian Society of Nephrology
1998 – 1999    Intracellular signaling of angiotensin II
Scientific Council of the Ministry of Health            ETT 138/98
1998 – 1999    Intracellular signaling of transforming growth factor-beta
Scientific Council of the Ministry of Health            ETT 129/98
(co-principal investigator: dr. M. Mozes)
1998 -2000    Gene-polymorphisms in renal osteodystrophy
Research Grant from the Hungaryian Kidney Foundation

1999 – 2000    Polymorphisms of TGF-beta and the vitamin D receptor in dialysis patients with renal             osteodystrophy

Scientific Council of the Ministry of Health            ETT 383/99
(co-principal investigator: dr. G. Speer)

2000 – 2002    Sleep and mood disorders and quality of life in chronic kidney disease patients
Scientific Council of the Ministry of Health            ETT 240/00
(co-principal investigator: dr. M. Novak)

2000 - 2002    Native vitamin D3 supplementation and bone loss in chronically dialyzed patients
Research Grant from the Semmelweis University

2000-2001    Analysis of signaling crosstalk in progressive renal fibrosis
TÉT Hungarian-German Bilateral mobility grant         D-45/00

2002-2003    Signaling mechanisms regulating  epithelial-mesenchymal transition induced by                     transforming growth factor beta in renal tubular epithelial cells
TÉT Hungarian-Finnish Bilateral mobility grant             SF-11/01

2005-2006    The Role of -Catenin Signaling in Transforming Growth Factor- (TGF) induced                 Epithelial Myofibroblast Transdifferentiation in Tubular Cells
TÉT Hungarian-Canadian Bilateral mobility grant         CN-03/04

2003-2006    Cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions in the regulation of epithelial-mesenchymal transformation
National Scienticfic Research Funds (OTKA)            T042651
2003-2006    Sleep, mood disorders and quality of life in patients after kidney transplantation
Scientific Council of the Ministry of Health            ETT 218/03
2006-2009    Association between cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, vascular calcification                 and bone metabolism in patients on maintenance hemodialysis
Scientific Council of the Ministry of Health            ETT 172/06
2008        Genetic factors associated with the malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome and            with clinical outcome in kidney transplanted patients.     Hungarian Society of Nephrology
2008        Association between obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and cardiovascular risk factors in             patients with high baseline cardiovascular risk        Hungarian Hypertension Society


2007-2010    A longitudinal study of quality of life and depression in patients with chronic kidney disease         through transition to dialysis                PI: Dr. Marta Novak

Deans Fund, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

2009-2012    Obstructive sleep apnoe and cardiovascular morbidity in patients with high cardiovascular risk
Scientific Council of the Ministry of Health            ETT 206/09

2009-2012    The role of psycho-social factors in the modality selection for renal replacement therapy
PI: Dr. Marta Novak    
2011-        Longitudinal study of changes in serum FGF23 levels in kidney transplant recipients
MUHC Research Institute; PI: Istvan Mucsi

Main scientific/professional areas of interest:
Metabolic disturbances and chronic inflammation in kidney transplant recipients
Renal anemia
Cardiovascular risk management in high risk patient populations
Psychosomatic context of chronic renal disease
Calcium and phosphate metabolism, metabolic bone disease in patients with chronic kdiney disease
Sleep disorders
Outcomes research
Patient reported outcomes, health related quality of life
Quality improvement/quality management in clinical practice

Reviewing for journals:
American Journal of Kidney Diseases
FEBS Letters
International Urology and Nephrology
Journal of Psychosomatic Research
Kidney International
Medical Science Monitor
Molecular Endocrinology
Nature Clinical Practice Nephrology
Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation
Nephron
Peritoneal Dialysis International
Sleep Medicine

Member of editorial boards of professional journals:
International Urology and Nephrology (since 2008)
Hypertonia es Nephrologia (Hungarian) (since 2010)
„MOTESZ Magazine”: the scientific and helthcare political Journal of the Association of the Hungarian     Medical Societies


Membership in Professional Organizations:

1994 -        Hungarian Society of Nephrology
1994 -        European Dialysis Transplantation Association
1994 -         International Society of Nephrology
1994 -         American Society of Nephrology
1999 -         National Kidney Foundation
2000 -         European Kidney Research Association
2000 -         Hungarian Society of Internal Medicine
2000 -        Hungarian Osteoporosis Society
2001 -        Hungarian Hypertension Society
2007 -         Hungarian Transplantation Society

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