World’s Smallest Pacemaker Implanted at the Health Centre of the University of Szeged for the First Time
Last year in December the world’s smallest leadless pacemaker was implanted at the Albert Szent-Györgyi Health Center (SZTE SZAKK), Division of Electrophysiology, Department of Internal Medicine of the University of Szeged. Assistant professor Máté Vámos, M.D. Ph.D., who performed the procedure believes, that this expensive miniature device which now can only be implanted in exceptional cases, will be available for more candidate patients from 2021.
For developing the vaccine that plays key role in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Katalin Karikó is receiving the prestigious Doctor Honoris Causa title from the University of Szeged. The Senate of the University of Szeged unanimously supported the decision to award the Alumna who received both her Biology and Doctoral degree at the old József Attila University of Szeged.
British QS has published their newest international ranking list featuring the top universities in emerging Europe and Central Asia. The University of Szeged has stepped up seven places compared to its position last year: it is now at the 26th position of the list. This makes SZTE the best Hungarian University outside of the capital.