Dr György Bagdy
Professor of pharmacology and toxicology, Pharm. D., PhD at Semmelweis University, DSc at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA). Fogarty Visiting Fellow at the Section on Clinical Neuropharmacology, Laboratory of Clinical Science, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) / Bethesda, USA/ between 1986 and 89, then research consultant at the Clinical Neuroendocrinology Branch of NIMH for two years. Senior research fellow and Head of Laboratory from 1993, scientific director between 2002 and 2007 at the National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Hungary. Research professor of the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy at the Faculty of Medicine of Semmelweis University in 2007 and 2008. Head of Department of Pharmacodynamics at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Semmelweis University since 2008. Simultaneously, vice rector for scientific affairs at Semmelweis University between 2015 and 2018. Supervisor in numerous Doctoral Schools. Two of his supervised PhD students were granted the Bólyai Research Fellowship, and three of them received the Junior Prima Award in category of science. Member of the Academia Europaea and Board member of the Society of Hungarian Psychopharmacologists, and the Hungarian Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology. Member of three Committees of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and formerly, the Expert Committee on Medical Sciences of the Hungarian Accreditation Committee, and the Jury of the Hungarian Research Fund (OTKA). Editorial Board member of highly ranked national and international scientific journals. In 2012 he received the Academy award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and in 2014 he was granted by Issekutz Award.