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Zoltán Szekanecz
name Zoltán Szekanecz
name of institution
doctoral school
DE Doctoral School of Clinical Medicine (Core member)
Council of the Doctoral School
DE Doctoral School of Neurosciences (Academic staff member)
the share of work in the different doctoral schools. DE Doctoral School of Clinical Medicine 75%
DE Doctoral School of Neurosciences 24%
DE DSCM-DE Council of the Doctoral School 1%
accreditation statement submitted to: University of Debrecen
HAC accreditation
full compliance
(2019. VI. 28.)
Contact details
E-mail address szekanecz.zoltanmed.unideb.hu
phone number +36 52 255-091
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1995
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree Tudományos Minősítő Bizottság (to be translated)
scientific degree, title DSc
year degree was obtained 2001
discipline to which degree belongs clinical medicine
institution granting the degree HAS
1988 - University of Debrecen
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 14
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 6
students who obtained their degrees:
(50%) Csaba Zsolt Oláh PhD 2021  DSCM-DE
Emese Balogh PhD 2020  DSCM-DE
Júlia Emese Kurkó PhD 2019  DSCM-DE
Sheida Ghassemi Nejad PhD 2019  DSCM-DE
Zsófia Kardos PhD 2019  DSCM-DE
Ágnes Szentpétery PhD 2018  DSCM-DE
Tamás Kobezda PhD 2014  DSCM-DE
Izabella Ilona Gomez PhD 2013  DSCM-DE
Lilla Soós PhD 2010  DSCM-DE
Angéla Pákozdi PhD 2009  DSCM-DE
Anikó Végvári PhD 2009  DSCM-DE
Zoltán Szabó PhD 2008  DSCM-DE

completed course requirement:
Balázs Juhász (PhD) 2014/08  DSCM-DE
Éva Rákóczi (PhD) 2016/08  DSCM-DE
Tímea Besenyei (PhD) 2013/01  DSCM-DE
present PhD students:
Attila Sas (PhD) (2026/01)  DSCM-DE
Miklós Szabó (PhD) (2023/08)  DSCM-DE
  Thesis topic proposals
research area Pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritides and scleroderma. Accelerated atherosclerosis in arthritides. Secondary tumors and osteoporosis. Effects of biological therapies.
research field in which current research is conducted clinical medicine
theoretical medicine

Szekanecz Zoltan, Raterman Hennie G., Petho Zsofia, Lems Willem F.: Common mechanisms and holistic care in atherosclerosis and osteoporosis, ARTHRITIS RESEARCH & THERAPY 21: 15
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 6
language: English

Favalli E.G., Matucci-Cerinic M., Szekanecz Z.: The Giants (biologicals) against the Pigmies (small molecules), pros and cons of two different approaches to the disease modifying treatment in rheumatoid arthritis, AUTOIMMUNITY REVIEWS 102421
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 2
language: English

Sarzi-Puttini P., Marotto D., Caporali R., Galeazzi M., Atzeni F., Hamar A., Soós B., Szekanecz Z.: Biosimilars vs originators: Are they the same?, AUTOIMMUNITY REVIEWS 18: (12) 102404
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
language: English

Szekanecz Zoltán, Koncz Ágnes, Dunkel J., Vencovsky Jiri: Cigarette smoking and clinical response to certolizumab pegol treatment in Hungarian, Czech, and Slovak patients with rheumatoid arthritis: 104-week data from the CIMDORA prospective, non-interventional study, CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY 37: (6) pp. 1010-1018.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 1
language: English

Horváth Ágnes, Végh Edit, Pusztai Anita, Pethő Zsófia, Hamar Attila, Czókolyová Mónika, Bhattoa Harjit Pal, Nagy Gábor, Juhász Balázs, Hódosi Katalin, Domján Andrea, Szekanecz Zoltán, Szűcs Gabriella, Szamosi Szilvia: Complex assessment of bone mineral density, fracture risk, vitamin D status and bone metabolism in Hungarian systemic sclerosis patients, ARTHRITIS RESEARCH & THERAPY 21: (1) pp. 1-10.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Olah C, Kardos Z, Sepsi M, Sas A, Kostyal L, Bhattoa HP, Hodosi K, Kerekes G, Tamasi L, Valikovics A, Bereczki D, Szekanecz Z: Assessment of intracranial vessels in association with carotid atherosclerosis and brain vascular lesions in rheumatoid arthritis, ARTHRITIS RESEARCH & THERAPY 19: (1) 213
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 5
language: English

Szekanecz Z, Tar I, Csosz E, Veiszenbacher E, Vegh E, Bagyi K, Lundberg K, Kharlamova N, Marton I: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Periodontal Disease: Association between Salivary Citrulline, ACPA Levels and Clinical Presentation, ARTHRITIS & RHEUMATOLOGY 68: (Suppl 10) 1549
type of document:
language: English

Szekanecz Éva, Szamosi Szilvia, Horváth Ágnes, Németh Ágnes, Juhász Balázs, Szűcs Gabriella, Szekanecz Zoltán, Szántó János: Malignancies associated with systemic sclerosis, AUTOIMMUNITY REVIEWS 11: (12) pp. 852-855.
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 25
language: English

Szekanecz Z, Besenyei T, Szentpetery A, Koch AE: Angiogenesis and vasculogenesis in rheumatoid arthritis, CURRENT OPINION IN RHEUMATOLOGY 22: (3) pp. 299-306.
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 84
language: English

Szekanecz Z, Koch AE: Vascular involvement in rheumatic diseases: 'vascular rheumatology', ARTHRITIS RESEARCH & THERAPY 10: (5) p. 224.
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 129
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:252 
Scientometric data
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