Hereditary Genetics: Current Research

Hereditary Genetics: Current Research
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Nikoletta Nagy

Nikoletta Nagy

Nikoletta Nagy

Nikoletta Nagy General Medical Faculty University of Szeged Hungary

Biography

High school: Miklós Radnóti Experimental High School, 1995-1999 University: University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary General Medical Faculty Medical Doctor, 1999-2005 University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary General Medical Faculty English-Hungarian medical translator, 1999-2005 Board exam: Dermatology Debrecen, Hungary, 2010 Ph.D.: Title: Genetic background of venous leg ulcer development Szeged, Hungary, 2007 Positions: Dermatology resident Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary, 2005-2010 "Postdoctoral fellow" Genetic Skin Disease Group King’s College London, London, UK, 2008-2009 Assistant lecturer Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary, 2010-2012 Postdoctoral research associate Dermatological Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged, Hungary, 2010- Assistant lecturer Department of Medical Genetics, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary, 2012.

Research Interest

My main research interest is the identification of genetic susceptibility factors predisposing to the development of rare (monogenic) and common (multifactorial) skin diseases. Currently I am working on a rare skin disease, Brooke-Spiegler syndrome, characterized by the development of significantly stigmatizing tumors of the skin appendages. These studies would give the basis of the development of future genetic and pharmacogenomics screening tests with diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. Another field of interest is the development and introduction of causative treatment strategies such as cell-, gene-therapy methods.

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