Hajnalka Abraham

University of Pécs, Hungary

Hajnalka Abraham received the M.D. degree with "cum laude" honor at the University of P é cs Medical School, P&#xE9cs, Hungary, in 1994 and the Ph.D. degree with “summa cum laude” honor at the University of P é cs Medical School as well in 2003. He is an Associate Professor at the Central Electron Microscopic Laboratory, University of Pé cs Medical School. His scientific interest lies in the following areas: connections of specific hippocampal neuronal populations within the hippocampus and with other regions of the central nervous system; pathological changes in the hippocampus and in the temporal neocortex in the human malformation of cortical development, tumor-induced epilepsies and those in hippocampal sclerosis; neuronal migration and maturation in the developing human archi- and neocortex in normal fetuses and in fetuses and infants with trisomies. Abraham has served as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, Milton S. Hershey Medical School, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pa, in 2006, and at the Department of Anatomy (Senckenberg), Medical Faculty, J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in 2005, learning the method of the organotypic slice culture. He has also worked as a Research Fellow at the Department of Human Anatomy, Medical Faculty, University of La Laguna, La Laguna, Spain, in 2001. Abraham has published 36 research articles in peer-reviewed journals, with their cumulative impact factor being 91.077, and 3 book chapters. He is also a Member of the Hungarian Neuroscience Society Federation of European Neuroscience Societies Hungarian Society of Neuropathology IBRO.

Biography Updated on 9 January 2012

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