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Dr. Tamás Freund's Curriculum Vitae
NAME

Freund, Tamás F.
POSITION TITLE

Professor, Director

EDUCATION/TRAINING
 
INSTITUTION AND LOCATION
DEGREE
(if applicable)
YEAR(s)
FIELD OF STUDY
L. Eotvös University, Budapest, Hungary
M.Sc.
1983
Biology
L. Eotvös University, Budapest, Hungary
Ph.D.
1984
Neuroanatomy
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
C.Sc.
1986
Neuroscience
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
D.Sc.
1992
Neuroscience

RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 
 
Professional Experience:
 
1980-1983 Student Res. Assistant, 1st Dept.Anatomy, Semmelweis University Medical School, Budapest, Hungary.
1982-1983 Research Fellow of the Herbert von Karajan Neuroscience Research Trust, Department of Pharmacology, Oxford University, U.K.
1983-1986 Research Fellow of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1st Department of Anatomy, Semmelweis University Medical School, Budapest, Hungary.
1985 (Jan-May) Research Fellow, Department of Experimental Psychology, Oxford University, U.K.
1986-1988 Senior Research Fellow of Neuropharmacology at the MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit, Department of Pharmacology, Oxford University.
1986-1990 Senior Research Fellow of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1st Department of Anatomy, Semmelweis University Medical School, Budapest, Hungary.
1990 - present head of Department of Cellular and Network Neurobiology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest.
1994 -2002 Deputy Director, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest.
2002-present Head of Department of Neurobiology, Peter Pazmany Catholic University, Budapest.
2002-present Director, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest.
 
Awards and Prizes:

1991   
Winner of the Drs. C. and F. Demuth Swiss Medical Research Foundation Award, Switzerland.
1991
Winner of the KRIEG CORTICAL KUDOS Cortical Explorer Award of the Cajal Club, U.S.A.
1997
Academy Prize, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
1998
KRIEG CORTICAL KUDOS Cortical Discoverer Award and Cajal Medal, U.S.A.
1998
Dargut and Milena Kemali Neuroscience Award, European Forum of Neuroscience, Berlin, Germany.
1998
Member of the Hungarian Academy of  Sciences
1999
Ambrus Ábrahám Award, Attila József University, Szeged, Hungary.
2000
Bolyai Prize, Bolyai-Prize Foundation, Hungary.
2000
Member of Academia Europaea (London).
2000
Member of Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europaea (Salzburg).
2001
Member of the Deutsche Academie der Naturforscher Leopoldina.
2003
Honoris Causa Pro Scientia Gold Medal, Hungary.

 
Editorial Board Membership of International Journals:

European Journal of Neuroscience (Receiving Editor), Hippocampus (Section Editor), Neuroscience, Experimental Neurology, Experimental Brain Research.
 
Major International Research Grant Awards.

- Human Frontier Science Program Organization (jointly with Drs. G. Buzsáki, Newark, USA, Richard Miles, Paris, France, Helmut Haas, Düsseldorf, Gremany, and Nobuaki Tamamaki, Fukui, Japan), from 1991-1994, and second round (also including R. Traub, New York), from 1995-1998.
- Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA (jointly with Dr. G. Buzsáki, Newark, USA), 1995-2000.
- Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA, 2001-2005.
- Volkswagen Stiftung, Germany (jointly with Prof. Dr. med. Michael Frotscher, Freiburg, Germany), 1996-1997.
- Swiss National Science Foundation (jointly with Prof. Beat Gahwiler, Zürich), 1994-1997.
- FIDIA Research Foundation, Abano Terme, Italy, from 1989-1990.
- Finnish Academy of Sciences Research Grant, from 1993 till 1997.
- McDonnell-Pew Foundation, USA  (jointly with Dr. G. Buzsáki, Newark, USA), 1998-2000.
- NIH, USA (jointly with Dr. G. Buzsáki, Newark, USA), 1998-2000, and 2001-2005
- NIH, USA (jointly with Dr. I. Mody, USA), 1999-2001, and 2001-2005.
- Philip Morris External Research Program Grant, 2003-2006.

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