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Personal data
name László Virág
name of institution
doctoral school
SzTE Doctoral School of Multidisciplinary Medical Scienses (Announcer of research topic)
the share of work in the different doctoral schools. SzTE Doctoral School of Multidisciplinary Medical Scienses 100%
accreditation statement submitted to: University of Szeged
Contact details
E-mail address virag.laszlomed.u-szeged.hu
phone number +36 62 342-652
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1999
discipline to which degree belongs theoretical medicine
institution granting the degree Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical University
1985 - University of Szeged
egyetemi kutató
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 5
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 4
students who obtained their degrees:
(50%) Bence József Pászti PhD 2022  DSMMS
(50%) Tamás Árpádffy-Lovas PhD 2022  DSMMS
(50%) András Horváth PhD 2019  DSMMS
Attila András Kristóf PhD 2018  DSMMS
Péter Orvos PhD 2016  DSMMS
(50%) István Koncz PhD 2014  DSMMS
Tamás Szél PhD 2013  DSMMS

  Thesis topic proposals
research area The physiology, patophysiology and pharmacology of the heart. Investigation of transmembrane ion currents and cardioactive drugs by applying cellular electrophysiological methods in mammalian heart.
research field in which current research is conducted theoretical medicine

Polyák Alexandra, Topal Leila, Zombori-Tóth Noémi, Tóth Noémi, Prorok János, Kohajda Zsófia, Déri Szilvia, Demeter-Haludka Vivien, Hegyi Péter, Venglovecz Viktória, Ágoston Gergely, Husti Zoltán, Gazdag Péter, Szlovák Jozefina, Árpádffy-Lovas Tamás, Naveed Muhammad, Sarusi Annamária, Jost Norbert, Virág László, Nagy Norbert, Baczkó István, Farkas Attila S, Varró András: Cardiac electrophysiological remodeling associated with enhanced arrhythmia susceptibility in a canine model of elite exercise, ELIFE 12: e80710
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 1
language: English

Kohajda Zsófia, Virág László, Hornyik Tibor, Husti Zoltán, Sztojkov‐Ivanov Anita, Nagy Norbert, Horváth András, Varga Richárd, Prorok János, Szlovák Jozefina, Tóth Noémi, Gazdag Péter, Topal Leila, Naveed Muhammad, Árpádffy‐Lovas Tamás, Pászti Bence, Magyar Tibor, Koncz István, Déri Szilvia, Demeter‐Haludka Vivien, Aigner Zoltán, Ördög Balázs, Patfalusi Márta, Tálosi László, Tiszlavicz László, Földesi Imre, Jost Norbert, Baczkó István, Varró András: In vivo and cellular antiarrhythmic and cardiac electrophysiological effects of desethylamiodarone in dog cardiac preparations, BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY 179: (13) pp. 3382-3402.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 1
language: English

Varró András, Tomek Jakub, Nagy Norbert, Virag Laszlo, Passini Elisa, Rodriguez Blanca, Baczkó Istvan: Cardiac Transmembrane Ion Channels and Action Potentials: Cellular Physiology and Arrhythmogenic Behavior, PHYSIOLOGICAL REVIEWS 101: (3) pp. 1083-1176.
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 47
language: English

Topal Leila, Naveed Muhammad, Orvos Péter, Pászti Bence, Prorok János, Bajtel Ákos, Kiss Tivadar, Csupor-Löffler Boglárka, Csupor Dezső, Baczkó István, Varró András, Virág László, Jost Norbert: The electrophysiological effects of cannabidiol on action potentials and transmembrane potassium currents in rabbit and dog cardiac ventricular preparations, ARCHIVES OF TOXICOLOGY 95: (7) pp. 2497-2505.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 4
language: English

Orvos Péter, Pászti Bence, Topal Leila, Gazdag Péter, Prorok János, Polyák Alexandra, Kiss Tivadar, Tóth-Molnár Edit, Csupor-Löffler Boglárka, Bajtel Ákos, Varró András, Hohmann Judit, Virág László, Csupor Dezső: The electrophysiological effect of cannabidiol on hERG current and in guinea-pig and rabbit cardiac preparations, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 10: (1) 16079
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 14
language: English

Jost N, Virág L, Comtois P, Ördög B, Szűts V, Seprényi Gy, Bitay M, Kohajda Zs, Koncz I, Nagy N, Szél T, Magyar J, Kovács M, Puskás LG, Lengyel Cs, Wettwer E, Ravens U, Nánási PP, Papp JGy, Varró A, Nattel S: Ionic mechanisms limiting cardiac repolarization reserve in humans compared to dogs, JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON 591: (17) pp. 4189-4206.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 94
language: English

Virág L, Jost N, Papp R, Koncz I, Kristóf A, Kohajda Zs, Harmati G, Carbonell-Pascuall B, Ferrero JM, Papp JGy, Nánási PP, Varró A: Analysis of the contribution of I(to) to repolarization in canine ventricular myocardium, BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY 164: (1) pp. 93-105.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 12
language: English

O’Hara T, Virág L, Varró A, Rudy Y: Simulation of the Undiseased Human Cardiac Ventricular Action Potential: Model Formulation and Experimental Validation, PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY 7: (5) e1002061
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 817
language: English

Jost N, Virág L, Bitay M, Takács J, Lengyel Cs, Biliczki P, Nagy Z, Bogats G, Lathrop DA, Papp JGy, Varró A: Restricting excessive cardiac action potential and QT prolongation, CIRCULATION 112: (10) pp. 1392-1399.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 302
language: English

Varro A, Balati B, Jost N, Takacs J, Virag L, Lathrop DA, Lengyel Cs, Talosi L, Papp JGy: The role of the delayed rectifier component IKs in dog ventricular muscle and Purkinje fibre repolarization, JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON 523: (1) pp. 67-81.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 181
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:1473 
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