Gyongyi Szabo, MD, PhD, professor and vice chair for research of medicine, was recently elected to the Hungarian National Academy of Sciences.
The 184th General Assembly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, opened by the Prime Minister of Hungary, voted on new members of the scientific community in a closed session of academicians. With the new members, the Hungarian National Academy of Sciences has 303 regular, 193 external and 235 honorary members.
The external membership of the Hungarian National Academy of Sciences is given to individuals of Hungarian heritage who conduct science internationally and who make exceptional contributions to scientific discoveries. Dr. Szabo was recognized for her contributions in the study of liver diseases and immunology.