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Personal data
Zoltán Varga
name Zoltán Varga
year of birth 1969
name of institution
doctoral school
DE Doctoral School of Molecular Medicine (Announcer of research topic)
accreditation statement submitted to: University of Debrecen
Contact details
E-mail address vezedote.hu
phone number +36 52 258-603
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 2000
discipline to which degree belongs theoretical medicine
institution granting the degree Debreceni Egyetem OEC (to be translated)
1994 - University of Debrecen
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 2.5
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 1.5
students who obtained their degrees:
Ádám Bartók PhD 2014  DSMM-UD
(50%) Sándor Somodi PhD 2007  DSMM-UD

completed course requirement, without degree or degree granting in process:
Zoltán Pethő (PhD) 2017/08  DSMM-UD
  Thesis topic proposals
research area electrophysiology of human lymphocytes, especially the molecular pharmacology of the voltage-gated Kv1.3 K+ channels, the effect of membrane cholesterol on the gating of voltage-gated K+ channels
research field in which current research is conducted biology
general health sciences

Andras Balajthy, Peter Hajdu, Gyorgy Panyi, Zoltan Varga: Chapter Ten - Sterol Regulation of Voltage-Gated K+ Channels, CURRENT TOPICS IN MEMBRANES 80: pp. 255-292.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Feher Krisztina, Timari Istvan, Rakosi Kinga, Szolomajer Janos, Illyes Tunde Zita, Bartok Adam, Varga Zoltan, Panyi Gyorgy, Toth Gabor, Kover Katalin E: Probing pattern and dynamics of disulfide bridges using synthesis and NMR of an ion channel blocker peptide toxin with multiple diselenide bonds., CHEMICAL SCIENCE 7: (4) pp. 2666-2673.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Varga Z, Zhu W, Schubert AR, Pardieck JL, Krumholz A, Hsu EJ, Zaydman MA, Cui J, Silva JR: Direct Measurement of Cardiac Na+ Channel Conformations Reveals Molecular Pathologies of Inherited Mutations., CIRCULATION-ARRHYTHMIA AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY 8: (5) pp. 1228-1239.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Bartok A, Feher K, Bodor A, Rakosi K, Toth GK, Kover KE, Panyi G, Varga Z: An engineered scorpion toxin analogue with improved Kv1.3 selectivity displays reduced conformational flexibility., SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 5: Paper 18397. p.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 1
language: English

Bartok A, Toth A, Somodi S, Szanto TG, Hajdu P, Panyi G, Varga Z: Margatoxin is a non-selective inhibitor of human Kv1.3 K+ channels., TOXICON 87: pp. 6-16.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 12
language: English

Varga Z, Gurrola-Briones G, Papp F, de la Vega RCR, Pedraza-Alva G, Tajhya RB, Gaspar R, Cardenas L, Rosenstein Y, Beeton C, Possani LD, Panyi G: Vm24, a Natural Immunosuppressive Peptide, Potently and Selectively Blocks Kv1.3 Potassium Channels of Human T Cells, MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY 82: (3) pp. 372-382.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 37
language: English

Panyi G, Possani LD, Rodriguez de la Vega RC, Gaspar R, Varga Z: K+ channel blockers: novel tools to inhibit T cell activation leading to specific immunosuppression., CURRENT PHARMACEUTICAL DESIGN 12: (18) pp. 2199-2220. pp. 2199-2220.
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 64
language: English

Panyi G, Varga Z, Gaspar R: Ion channels and lymphocyte activation, IMMUNOLOGY LETTERS 92: pp. 55-66.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 78
language: English

Panyi G, Vámosi G, Bacsó Z, Bagdány M, Bodnár A, Varga Z, Gáspár R, Mátyus L, Damjanovich S: Kv1. 3 potassium channels are localized in the immunological synapse formed between cytotoxic and target cells, PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 101: (5) pp. 1285-1290.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 65
language: English

Hajdu P, Varga Z, Pieri C, Panyi G, Gaspar R: Cholesterol modifies the gating of Kv1.3 in human T lymphocytes, PFLUGERS ARCHIV-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY 445: pp. 674-682.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 51
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:308 
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