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personal data approved: 2019. X. 29.
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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:
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, without degree or degree granting in process:
Attila Hamar (PhD) 2018/08  DSCM-DE
Balázs Juhász (PhD) 2014/08  DSCM-DE
(50%) Csaba Zsolt Oláh (PhD) 2006/08  DSCM-DE
Éva Rákóczi (PhD) 2016/08  DSCM-DE
Tímea Besenyei (PhD) 2013/01  DSCM-DE
Zsuzsanna Baráth (PhD) 2017/08  DSCM-DE
present PhD students:
Ágnes Miksi (PhD) (2021/08)  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

Andrassy Laszlo, Gomez Izabella, Horvath Agnes, Gulyas Katalin, Petho Zsofia, Juhasz Balazs, Bhattoa Harjit Pal, Szekanecz Zoltan: Laser-induced plasma spectroscopy (LIPS): use of a geological tool in assessing bone mineral content, LASERS IN MEDICAL SCIENCE 33: (6) pp. 1225-1236.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

B Juhász, K Gulyás, Á Horváth, Z Pethő, H P Bhattoa, A Váncsa, É Szekanecz, C Horváth, J Kocsis, Z Horváth, K Hodosi, S Szántó, G Szűcs, Z Szekanecz: Comparison of peripheral quantitative computed tomography forearm bone density versus DXA in rheumatoid arthritis patients and controls, OSTEOPOROSIS INTERNATIONAL 28: (4) pp. 1271-1277.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 1
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
language: English

Pallai Anna, Kiss Beáta, Vereb György, Armaka Marietta, Kollias George, Szekanecz Zoltán, Szondy Zsuzsanna: Transmembrane TNF-alpha Reverse Signaling Inhibits Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Proinflammatory Cytokine Formation in Macrophages by Inducing TGF-beta: Therapeutic Implications, JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY 196: (3) pp. 1146-1157.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 4
language: English

Szekanecz Zoltán, Szekanecz Zoltán, Koch Alisa E: Successes and failures of chemokine-pathway targeting in rheumatoid arthritis, NATURE REVIEWS RHEUMATOLOGY 12: (1) pp. 5-13.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Glant TT, Besenyei T, Kadar A, Kurko J, Tryniszewska B, Gal J, Soos G, Szekanecz Z, Hoffmann G, Block JA, Katz RS, Mikecz K, Rauch TA: Differentially expressed epigenome modifiers, including Aurora kinase A and B, in immune cells of rheumatoid arthritis in humans and mouse models, ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM 65: (7) pp. 1725-1735.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 9
language: English

Soltesz P, Kerekes G, Der H, Szucs G, Szanto S, Kiss E, Bodolay E, Zeher M, Timar O, Szodoray P, Szegedi G, Szekanecz Z: Comparative assessment of vascular function in autoimmune rheumatic diseases: Considerations of prevention and treatment, AUTOIMMUNITY REVIEWS 10: (7) pp. 416-425.
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 66
language: English

Szekanecz Z, Szanto S, Szabo Z, Vancsa A, Szamosi S, Bodnar N, Szucs G: Biologics - beyond the joints, AUTOIMMUNITY REVIEWS 9: (12) pp. 820-824.
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 16
language: English

Szekanecz Z, Kim J, Koch AE: Chemokines and chemokine receptors in rheumatoid arthritis., SEMINARS IN IMMUNOLOGY 15: (1) pp. 15-21.
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 100
language: English

Szekanecz Z, Haines GK, Lin TR, Harlow LA, Goerdt S, Rayan G, Koch AE: Differential distribution of intercellular adhesion molecules (ICAM-1, ICAM-2, and ICAM-3) and the MS-1 antigen in normal and diseased human synovia. Their possible pathogenetic and clinical significance in rheumatoid arthritis., ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM 37: (2) pp. 221-231.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 88
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:284 
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