Prof. Artur Beke, Hungary

Artur Beke MD. PhD. Med.habil graduated from the Semmelweis Medical University of Budapest in 1989. His workplace is the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Semmelweis University. He specialized in obstetrics and gynecology in 1993 and successfully passed the exam of anesthesia and intensive therapy in 1998. In 1994 he attended a foreign study trip at the Department of Obstetrics at Harvard University (Brigham and Women’s Hospital). He specialized in Clinical Genetics in October 2004.

In 1994 he was a founding member of the Hungarian Society of Perinatology and Obstetric Anesthesiology, and between 2000 and 2006 he was the General Secretary of the Society. In 2013, he was elected as the obstetrician President of the Society. He has participated in organizing in Budapest’s “1st Congress of joint European Neonatal Societies (jENS) / 5th International Congress of Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies”

He is a project leader in the Reproductive Medicine PhD program (Doctoral School of Clinical Medicine) which started in 2012.

He obtained a PhD in 2005, within the framework of the Semmelweis University Doctoral School, the subject of the thesis was:  “Cytogenetic background of fetal minor and major ultrasound anomalies in pregnancy”. In 2013 he habilitated at Semmelweis University. The topic of the habilitation defense was: “Examination of genetic, developmental abnormalities during reproduction and pregnancy”.

In 2012 he received the Virginia Apgar Award.

He is a member of several scientific societies, including the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the European Society of Human Genetics.

In 2014 he was elected General Secretary of the Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies.

He is a member of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) Multidisciplinary Joint Committee for Clinical Genetics from 2013.

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