Balázs Gulyás - Curriculum vitae#

Personal data:

Born 1956 in Budapest, Hungary; Hungarian, Belgian and Swedish citizen, Singaporean resident.

Main affiliation (100%):

Professor of Translational Neuroscience,
Scientific Director, Neuroscience and Mental Health Theme (i.e. head of department),
Director, Centre for NeuroImaging Research at NTU (CeNReN);
Director, Medical Thrust, Ageing Research Institute for Society and Education, NTU;
Director, NTU-RIKEN Joint Centre at NTU;
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University,
Experimental Medicine Building, Room 7-20
59 Nanyang Drive, 636921 Singapore
Web: http://www.lkcmedicine.ntu.edu.sg
http://www.lkcmedicine.ntu.edu.sg/Research/researchfaculty/Pages/Prof-Gulyás.aspx

Secondary affiliation (lifetime tenure):

Professor, Section for Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Neuroscience,
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, S-171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Web: https://kiedit.ki.se/en/people/balgul

Tertiary affiliation (honorary):

Visiting Professor, Division of Brain Sciences, Department of Medicine
Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ
Web: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/collegedirectory/index.asp

Education:

  • Primary school education:
    • Budapest, 1962-1970
  • Secondary school education:
    • Pannonhalma, Gymnasium of the St. Benedict Order, 1970-1974
  • University education:
  • University, graduate:
    • Semmelweis University Medical School, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, 1975-1981 - (medicine)
    • Loránd Eötvös University (ELTE), Faculty of Sciences, Budapest, 1976-1981 - (physics)
    • Catholic University of Leuven, Higher Institute of Philosophy, Leuven, 1981-1984 - (philosophy)
  • University, postgraduate:
    • Catholic University of Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, Leuven, Laboratory for Neuro- and Psychophysiology, 1983-1988 - (neurobiology of vision)
  • Post-doctoral experience:
    • Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden (1988-1990)
    • Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford (1990-1991)

Degrees:
  • Graduate:
    • M. D. - Semmelweis University Medical School, 1981
    • B. A. and M.A. in Philosophy - Catholic University of Leuven, 1982, 1984
  • Postgraduate:
    • Ph.D. in Neuroscience - Catholic University of Leuven, 1988
  • Habilitations in Medicine:
    • "Geaggregeerde voor het Hoger Onderwijs in de Geneeskunde, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, 1988
    • "Docentur" in the neurosciences - Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 1997
    • "Venia docendi", medicine - University of Debrecen, Hungary, 1999

Memberships, honours and distinguished affiliations:

Awards:
  • 1995: Pro Universitate – (University of Debrecen, for establishing Hungary’s first PET Center)
  • 2001: Marie Curie Award – (European Association of Nuclear Medicine)
  • 2002: Szentágothai Lecture - (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
  • 2005: Georg Hevesy Award - (Hungarian Nuclear Medicine Society)
  • 2005: Marie Curie Award – (European Association of Nuclear Medicine)
  • 2006: Guilleme Budé Medail – (Collège de France)
  • 2007: Knight Cross of the Hungarian Republic
  • 2009: Marie Curie Award – (European Association of Nuclear Medicine)
  • 2011: Környey Memorial Award – (University of Pécs)
  • 2011: Dr György Szabó Award (George Hemingway Foundation, Budapest)
  • 2012: Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Debrecen, Hungary

Selected other services:
  • Assistant to Dr Otto Habsburg MEP in the European Parliament, 1989-1990
  • Science policy adviser to Dr Ferenc Mádl, the President of Hungary, 2000-2005
  • World Science Forum (http://www.sciforum.hu) – founder, 2003, (executive director, 2003-2011, member of the executive board since 2011, and member of the Steering Committee)
  • National Office for Research and Technology, Hungary (http://www.nkth.gov.hu): ‘University Knowledge Center’ Board, 2005-2010
  • Life Sciences Board: chair, 2005-2009
  • International Science, Technology and Innovation Center (ISTIC) (istic-unesco.org/) of the G77+China countries, Kuala Lumpur: member of the STI Advisory Council, since 2008
  • European Science Foundation, Member of Boards:
    • CNCC (consciousness) Panel: 2006-2009;
    • European Latsis Prize Evaluation Board: 2009
  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Academic Board of Hungarian Scientists Abroad: executive director, 2003-2009, vice chair, since 2009
  • Member, Board of Directors, Hungarian Human Rights Foundation (New York - Brussels - Budapest) (since 1987) (http://www.hhrf.org)
  • Chair, Board, NEST Foundation (Foundation for Theoretical Biology) (Budapest) (since 2010)

_ Research activities

Web of Science (as of 2017.08.11.): Publications (total number): 381; Citations: 6375; H-index: 45

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