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Illes Peter

Prof. Dr. med., Dr. h.c., Prof. h.c.

  • 1967-1978 – Scientific assistant at the Department of Pharmacology, Semmelweis University, Budapest
  • 1977 – PhD Thesis
  • 1977-1978 – 10 Months Scholarship at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Lund, Sweden.
  • 1978-1981 – Scholarship at the Max-Planck-Institute for Psychiatry, München, Germany.
  • 1980 – 7 months Scholarship at the Department of Pharmacology, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, USA.
  • 1981-1985 – Scientific assistant at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Freiburg, Germany.
  • 1983 – Habilitation for Pharmacology and Toxicology.
  • 1985 – Tenure and Associated Professor at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Freiburg
  • 1995 – Full Professor and Chairman at the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Leipzig.
  • 2005-2007 – Vice Dean of the Medical Faculty, University of Leipzig.
  • 2009-2011 – Chief of the Section Pharmacology and Toxicology at the Asclepios Medical School, Hamburg
  • 2011- Continuation of the regular teaching and research activities at the Rudolf-Boehm-Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Main Awards

  • 1992 – Award of the German Society for Research on Pain
  • 1999 – Honorary Lecture of the “Japanese Human Science Foundation” in Tokyo
  • 2000 – Visiting Professor of the “Vokswagen Stiftung” at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA.
  • 2000 – Dr.honoris causa of the Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary.
  • 2002 – Carl-Reinhold-August-Wunderlich-Award for the best clinical teacher at the Medical Faculty of the University of Leipzig.
  • 2004 – Honorary Member of the Hungarian Pharmacological Society and recipient of the Szentgyörgyi Award of the Hungarian Ministry for Higher Education, Hungary.
  • 2009 – Visiting Professor of the “Cariplo Foundation” at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Milano, Milano, Italy.
  • 2010 – Visiting Professor of the Tongji University Medical School and Advisory Professor of the Tongji University, Shanghai, China.
  • 2011 – Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2011 – Giuliana Fassina Award of the Italian Purine Club
  • 2013 – Issekutz Award of the Hungarian Pharmacological Society
  • 2014 – Jan Bures Lecture of the Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • 2014 – Honorary Professor of the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu
  • 2015 – Adjunct Faculty of the International Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, Karachi, Pakistan

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20.05.19

XXV. General Assembly of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic

The ceremonial part of the XXV. General Assembly of the Learned Society, at which the Medals of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic Societas Scientarium Bohemica Ad Laudem et Honorem and the awards of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic in the “Young Scientist” and “Grammar School Student” categories were presented, took place on Monday 20 May 2019 in the Great Hall of the Carolinum.

19.05.19

Bolzano lecture by prof. Kip S. Thorne

American physicist Kip S. Thorne, recipient of the Nobel Prize for 2017 for detection of gravitational waves, visited Prague at the invitation of he Learned Society. He held a series of “Bolzano lectures” and a lecture titled “Creating Gravitational-Wave Astronomy” for the Learned Society on 15 May 2019 in the Blue Auditorium of the Carolinum. The lecture was held with the support of the Karel Janeček Foundation and was received very enthusiastically.

07.05.19

XXV. General Assembly

The Czech Learned Society is holding its XXV. General Assembly on 20 and 21 May 2019. The Learned Society’s awards in the “Young Scientist” and “Grammar School Student” categories, Teaching Awards for pedagogic workers who promote interest in science and research at grammar schools and the Learned Society’s medals for meritorious contributions to the advance of science will be presented during a ceremony on 20 May at the Karolinum. Lectures by renowned scientists will also be presented. The second day will be reserved for the working part of the meeting, in the building of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.