Andrea Fekete, MD, DSc
I am an associate professor at Semmelweis University and head of the Diabetes Research Group. I am a consultant pediatrician with a special interest in diabetology and nephrology.
I have 20 years of experience as a pediatrician, nephrologist and basic scientist combined with an interest in clinical pharmacology. My research focuses on fibroproliferative diseases of various organs, microvascular complications of diabetes and renal failure. I have recently taken an interest in eye diseases associated with diabetes.
I received an MD in Pediatrics and a DSc in Clinical Medicine at Semmelweis University. I was a Postdoctoral Associate at University Children Hospital Freiburg, Germany and a Visiting Professor at the Dept. of Physiology and Functional Genomics, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA. I have more than 70 publications in leading journals of nephrology, diabetology and physiology. I have two international and one Hungarian industrial property patents. I am a regular panel member of various scientific committees and editorial boards.