Hi-Tech Genome Research at Semmelweis University
The new device of the Institute of Genomic Medicine and Rare Disorders is capable of rapid sequencing of the human genome, which makes the examination and research of the origin of diseases of the nervous system (such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia, autism), rare hereditary diseases, tumours and cerebral metastases much more efficient.
SE’s Department of Transplantation and Surgery first among European institutions
According to the details of the Eurotransplant, an international cooperative framework, Semmelweis University’s Department of Transplantation and Surgery undertook the highest number of kidney transplants in 2014. Comparing data from medical centres of the eight European member states, Semmelweis University was among the best regarding abdominal organs transplants: the top institution with 236 kidney transplants and the fifth with 75 liver transplants.
Caving under Budapest in stalactite caves (2)
Two marvellous caves, very close to the places of our daily routine, are to be disvored by all those, who do not yet know them. Come and discover Szemlőhegy and Pálvölgy Caves on 24 January with Semmelweis Alumni!
In the wake of Semmelweis
On 8 November we have a short hike in Pilis mountain from Pilisszentlászló to Leányfalu via Vöröskő - a peak with a nice view.
The hike is relatively easy with distance of 11 km, and substantial elevation. From Vöröskő there is a splended view to the Szentendre Island and to certain parts of the Danube knee. From there we will descend to Leányfalu and take our bus back to Szentendre.
Meeting :Batthyány tér HÉV stop, 8:00 (HÉV starts at 8:18 and the bus start at 9:05 from Szentendre to Pilisszentlászló-Hegytetőre.) Participation is free - cost of travel to be covered individually.
Hiking to Látó hill (Budapest surroundings)
On 4 October we are going to walk in the beautiful autumn forests of Hungary. Látó Hill is about 50 kms from Budapest. We start our tour from Katalinpuszta on a nature study trail. Then we walk along a beautiful forest and we also cross the Gyadai meadow.
On the way to Látó Hill we pass the monument of a great Hungarian climber Pál Rockenbauer. From the top you can enjoy a great view on the surrounding hills and Danube bend.
Place and time of meeting: Újpest Városkapu bus terminal 8.15 (bus leaves at 8.30) or Katalinpuszta 9.10
Participation is free!
Registration: online or at phone number 266-7359 or at extensions 57701 or 57782.
Alumni Picnic 2014 for international students
NEW DATE: 20th September (same conditions and tickets)
See you next week!
PICNIC and more
Would you like to
Meet Hungarian and International students from the University?
Get your adrenaline kick and climb ropes courses up to 10 m above ground?
Join cooking competition with friends or just taste the result?
Meet someone who knows the city, who gives you the best tips about student life, festivals, parties and weekend, programs, who helps you if you don’t understand what your landlady says?
come and join us at Semmelweis Alumni Picnic in Orczy Adventure Park on 13 September (Saturday)! (Rainout day: 20th September with same conditions and tickets)
- Jubilee International Alumni Reunion at Semmelweis University
- International Alumni Reunion 2014 - Review
- Yearbooks and tableaus are available
- Photos from Alumni donors at 2. Department of Internal Medicine
- Bus tour to Western Hungary
- Dreher Beer Voyage - with tasting
- Hiking to Naszály (Budapest surroundings)
- International Alumni Reunion and Professonal Development Workshop
- Zwack Heritage Visitors' Center
- Alumni Sport Day 2014 - Review with many photos