Prof. Kardos Julianna

Prof. Kardos Julianna

Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Institute of Molecular Pharmacology
Pusztaszeri Ășt 59-67., Budapest, Hungary, H-1025

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NEUROSCIENCES

Biography:

Academic degrees:
* Doctor habil. Professor of Chemistry, 1999, Eötvös University Budapest
* Doctor of Sciences, 1991, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Dissertation: ‘The GABAa Receptor Oligomer”
* Candidate of Sciences (Chemistry), 1978, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Dissertation: “Mechanism of Hydrogen Atom Abstraction Reaction”
* Doctor of Natural Sciences (Ph.D. in Chemistry), 1973, Eötvös University Budapest
Dissertation: “Radical Reactivity of Phenolic Antioxidants”
* M.Sc. (Chemical Researcher), 1969, Eötvös University Budapest
Dissertation: “Studies in NMR Spectroscopy: Solvation Phenomena in Water-Acetone Systems,
* First Assignment of Heteroaromatic Pyrilium Cation”

Honors and awards:
* “Award of Academy”, Hungarian Academy of Sciences-2006
* “Researcher Award”, (Two times) Chemical Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest-1997, 2000
* “Distinguished Researcher Award”, Hungarian Academy of Sciences-1986
* “Young Researcher Award”, Central Research Institute for Chemistry, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest-1976
* “Young Researcher Award”, Hungarian Academy of Sciences-1974
PhD Fellowship, Hungarian Academy Sciences-1971-1973

Memberships at International Scientific Societies:
* Federation of European Societies for Neuroscience, 2011
* Society for Neuroscience, 1988
* International Society for Neurochemistry, 1987

Academic positions:

* Director of Institute of Molecular Pharmacology, 2012 - at Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

* Head of Department of Functional Pharmacology, Institute of Molecular Pharmacology, 2012 – at Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

* Head of Department of Neurochemistry, Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry, 1999-2011- at Chemical Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

* Research Specialist, March, 1996 – May, 1996. Royal Danish School of Pharmacy, Copenhagen, Denmark

* Head of Group of Neurochemistry, Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry, 1994-1998

at Chemical Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

* Research Specialist, February, 1993 – May, 1993. Royal Danish School of Pharmacy, Copenhagen, Denmark

 * Scientific advisor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, 1991-1993 at Central Research Institute for Chemistry, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

* Research Specialist, September, 1989 – November, 1989. University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA

* Research Specialist, April, 1988 – June, 1988. University of Missouri-Columbia, St.Louis, MO, USA

* Research Associate Professor in Pharmacology, June, 1986 – December, 1987

Georgetown University Medical School, Washington DC, USA

* Senior Research Scientist, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, 1983-1991

at Central Research Institute for Chemistry, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

* Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacodynamics, 1978-1982- at Central Research Institute for Chemistry, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

* Young Research Fellow, Group of Polymerization Kinetics, 1972-1977- at Central Research Institute for Chemistry, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

Research interests:

Binding and Transport Phenomena in Biomembranes
Neurotransmitters and Neuromodulators
Mechanisms of Excitatory and Inhibitory Chemical Signalling within the Brain
Neuronal and Astroglial Calcium Signalling Mechanisms
Neuroenergetics
Action Mechanisms of CNS Drug Candidates
Assessment of Functional Toxicity of Nanomaterials in Brain Tissue
Target Protein Structure-based Predictive Chemistry of CNS Drug Candidates
Fast-kinetic Methodologies
Real-time 2D Monitoring of Protein Target Functions based on Fluorescence Detection
Label-free Detection of Neural Activity

Any other information:

Scientific Publication Activity (see MTMT database):
* Total number of Publications: 158. in English: 152, in Hungarian: 6
* Research papers and Reviews in peer reviewed journals: 114
* Chapters in books: 7
* Cumulative impact factor of publications: 313
* Total/Independent citations: 1041 / 664
* H-index: 14
* Iinvited/Plenary Lectures: 14

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