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Research Research teams Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology Research Group

Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology Research Group

RESEARCH GROUP LEADER: Dr. Péter Gálfi DSc., professor, Doctor of Hungarian Academy of Sciences

CONTACT: Galfi.Peter[PUT_AT_HERE]univet.hu

RESEARCH GROUP MEMBERS:

Professor: Dr. Péter Gálfi

Associate professor: Dr. György Csikó

Associate research fellow: Dr. Orsolya Farkas

Assistant: 1 person

PhD student:Dr. Zita Karancsi

RESEARCH AREAS:

Pharmaceutical sciences, Clinical pharmacology, Pharmaceutical chemistry, Animal feed additives, Veterinary pharmacology, Drug toxicity, Prevention of oxidative stress, Performance enhancement

MEMBERSHIPS:

Hungarian Society for Microbiology

Hungarian Society for Free Radical Research

Hungarian Veterinary Chamber

Hungarian Laboratory Animal Science Association

European Association for Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology

European Society of Veterinary Dermatology

 

LONG-TERM COLLABORATIONS:

Research Centre for Natural Sciences of HAS, Hungary

Analkrom Ltd., Hungary

University of Innsbruck, Austria

Norel Animal Nutrition, Spain

Alpha-Vet Animal Health Ltd., Hungary

TolnAgro Animal Health Ltd., Hungary

Central Environment and Food Science Research Institute, Hungary

 

SERVICES:

in vitro modeling of oxidative stress and intestinal inflammation, test of anti-inflammatory activity of some agents (gene expression studies and protein measurements)

cytotoxicity tests

rapid cell membrane permeability test using fluorescent dyes

 

GRANTS:

Funding source

Project title and topic

Amount (HUF)

National Research, Development and Innovation Office, Hungary (NRDIO)

OTKA 49756

Reguatory mechanism in basic veterinary science: from molecules to organ systems

59.800.000

National Research, Development and Innovation Office, Hungary (NRDIO)

OTKA 76133

Attenuation of oxidative stress-induced inflammation by probiotic lactobacilli in intestinal epithelial cells: mechanism of action and application as antibiotic-substitute in weanling pigs

11.986.000

National Research, Development and Innovation Office, Hungary (NRDIO)

OTKA 100701

Prevention of oxidative stress-induced changes of xenobiotic metabolism investigated in a co-culture model of pig intestinal and hepatic cells

17.796.000

 

CONTRACTS

Examination of the antibacterial and immune-stimulating activity of Na-butyrate and B. Amyloliquefaciens against C. Perfringens A in an artificial infection model Norel&Nature S.A. (Spain)

Evaluation of biocide efficacy of different organic acids and probiotics Norel&Nature S.A. (Spain)

The effect of the combination of enrofloxacin and colistin on the susceptibility and the development of resistance in certain Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica strains. (Ceva-Phylaxia Oltóanyagtermelő Zrt.)