Professor of pharmacology and toxicology, botany and the history of veterinary medicine.
His scientific research was conducted on the action mechanism of toxic compounds and also on the symptomatology of poisoning. He elaborated a reaction revealing calcium deposits in the body, which was named after him. He was the greatest Hungarian researcher in the history of medicine and veterinary medicine.
He served as Vice-Rector of the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest twice and was a corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.