Professor at Faculty of Medicine
Website: Semmelweis University
The perspectives of a European Talent Support Network in the digital era Symposia
The Future Development of ECHA Paper
Peter Csermely (55) is a professor of the Semmelweis University (Budapest, Hungary). His major fields of study are networks, adaptation and aging (www.linkgroup.hu). In 1995 dr. Csermely launched a highly successful initiative, which provided research opportunities for more than 10,000 gifted high school students so far (www.nyex.info). In 2006 he established the Hungarian National Talent Support Council (www.tehetsegpont.hu) running a talent support network involving approx. 200,000 people. In 2012 he became the chair of the European Council of High Ability working for a Europe-wide network of talent support (www.talentcentrebudapest.eu). He wrote and edited 13 books (including the Weak Links at Springer) and published 230 research papers with a cumulative impact over 650 and total independent citations over 7,000. Dr. Csermely was the member of the Wise Persons’ Council of the president of Hungary, is a vice president of the Hungarian Biochemical Society, a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Academia Europaea, Ashoka Fellow, was a Fogarty, a Howard Hughes and a Rockefeller Scholar, and received several other national and international honors and awards including the 2004 Descartes Award of the European Union.