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János Németh

Short CV

2005 - to date: Director of the Department of Ophthalmology, Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Univ., Budapest, Hungary
2002 - to date: Full time Professor, Dept. Ophthalmol., Semmelweis Univ., Budapest, Hungary

Scientific Publications

  • Books (author or editor): 9
  • Chapters in book: 29
  • Scientific publications: 267
  • International journals: 73
  • Hungarian journals: 129
  • Other scientific publications: 65
  • Lectures in congresses: 558
  • Impact factors:

    • International journals: 102.280
    • Science citation index: >257

GCP exam: March 3, 2010


CV of János Németh [pdf]

Scientifc Interest

  • Dry eye diseases
  • Imaging of the eye and orbit
  • Retina chip implantation

Further Activities

  • IAPB (International Agency for Prevention of Blindness) Europe, Co-Chair (2008 - to Date)
  • Eye Health in the Eastern European Region Study Group – active member
  • Member of the Ophthalmologic Advisory Board for the Ministry of Health (since 1995- to Date)


    • 1977 - to Date Hungarian Ophthalmological Society  - Board member, Secretary General (1997-2004),  President (2010-2013)
    • 1987 - to Date International Society for Ophthalmic Ultrasound (SIDUO) Executive Board member
    • 1987 - to Date Medical and Biological Ultrasound Section of the Hungarian Biophysical Society Scientific Board member
    • 1997 – to Date American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Member of the Global Outreach Committee (2008-2011)
    • 1999 – to Date Hungarian Medical Laser and Optical Society – Board member
    • 2000 – to Date European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)
    • 2002 – to Date Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) International Committee member   –  Chair (2009-2012) 
    • 2003 – to Date South-East European Ophthalmological Society Foundation Board member,  President from 2009-2010
    • 2004 – to Date European Vision Institute
    • 2007- to Date Hungarian ARVO Chapter Affiliate President of the Steering Committee
    • 2007 – to Date European Academy of Ophthalmology – 5th Seat 
    • 2010 – to Date Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) - Member of TFOS SIS Committee
    • 2010 – to Date International Council of Ophthalmology – Member of the Board of Trustees

János Németh
János Németh

Research Group

Ocular surface diseases

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Semmelweis University

Department of Ophthalmology

Tomo u. 25-29.
1083 Budapest

Phone: +36 30 952-3310
Fax: +36 1 210-0309



Key Publications

  1. Fodor E., Kosina-Hagyó K., Bausz M., Németh J.
    Increased tear osmolarity in patients with severe cases of conjunctivochalasis.
    Current Eye Research. Accepted for publication 08-Sep-2011
  2. Tapasztó B., Veres A., Kosina-Hagyó K., Somfai G.M., Németh J.
    OCT Imaging of Lid-Parallel Conjunctival Folds in Soft Contact Lens Wearers.
    Optometry and Vision Science. Optom Vis Sci. 2011 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Kosina-Hagyó K., Veres A., Fodor E., Mezei Gy., Csákány B., Németh J.
    Tear film function in patients with seasonal allergic conjunctivitis outside the pollen season.
    Int Arch Allergy Imm. Accepted for publication in January 26, 2011.
  4. Énzsöly A., Dunkel P., Récsán Zs., Györffy H., Tóth J., Marics G., Bori Z., Tóth M., Zelkó R., DiPaolos ML., Mátyus P., Németh J.
    Preliminary studies of the effects of vascular adhesion protein-1 inhibitors on experimental corneal neovascularization.
    J Neural Transm. 2011 Jul;118(7):1065-1069.
  5. Veres A., Tapaszto B., Kosina-Hagyó K., Somfai G.M., Németh J.
    Imaging lid-parallel conjunctival folds with OCT and comparing its grading with the slit lamp classification in dry eye patients and normal subjects.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2011 May 5;52(6):2945-51.
  6. Maneschg O., Resch M., Papp A., Németh J.
    Prognostische Faktoren und klinische Ergebnisse in der Behandlung von offenen Augenverletzungen mit intraokularen Fremdkörpern.
    Klin Monatsbl Augenheilk (on-line 29 Nov 2010; 227)
  7. Kosina-Hagyó K., Veres A., Fodor E., Lang Zs., Csákány B., Németh J.
    Kinetic analysis of topographical parameters and interference pattern of tear lipid layer in normal subjects.
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2010 Nov;30(6):790-9.  
  8. Fodor E, Hagyó K, Resch M, Somodi D, Németh J.
    Comparison of Tearscope-plus versus slit lamp measurements of inferior tear meniscus height in normal individuals.
    Eur J Ophthalmol. 2010; 20: 819-824.
  9. Resch M., Resch B., Csizmazia E., Imre L., Németh J., Revesz P., Csanyi E.
    Permeability of human amniotic membrane to ofloxacin in vitro.
    Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2010; 51: 1024-7.
  10. Németh J., Erdélyi B., Csákány B., Kahlesz F., Gáspár P., Lang Zs.
    High-speed video topographic measurement of tear film build-up time.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43: 1783-1790, 2002.

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