Dr Miklós Gyuranecz

gyuranecz@vmri.hu | +36 14 67 4060

Dr Miklós Gyuranecz DVM, PhD is the head of a research team focusing on zoonotic diseases and he is also the leader of the BSL 3 facility. His main research interests are the ecology, molecular epidemiology and pathogenesis of zoonotic pathogens. He has 25 peer-reviewed scientific publications and 2 book chapters and currently supervising two PhD students. He is the principal investigator of a MOMENTUM project (similar to ERC starting grant) of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Relevant Publications

Gyuranecz M., Reiczigel J., Krisztalovics K., Monse L., Kükedi Szabóné G., Szilágyi A., Szépe B., Makrai L., Magyar T., Bhide M., Erdélyi K.: Factors influencing emergence of tularemia, Hungary, 1984–2010, Emerg. Infect. Dis., 18.  1379-1381. 2012.

Gyuranecz M., Birdsell, D.N., Splettstoesser, W., Beckstrom-Sternberg, S.M., Makrai L., Fodor L., Fabbi, M., Vicari, N., Johansson, A., Busch, J.D., Vogler, A.J., Keim, P.S., Wagner, D.M.: Phylogeography of Francisella tularensis subsp. holarctica, Europe, Emerg. Infect. Dis., 18. 290-293, 2012.

Kreizinger Z., Makrai L., Helyes G., Magyar T., Erdélyi K., Gyuranecz M.: Antimicrobial susceptibility of Francisella tularensis subsp. holarctica isolates from Hungary, Central Europe, J. Antimicrob. Chemother., 67. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Németh V., Oldal M., Egyed L., Gyuranecz M., Erdélyi K., Kvell K., Kalvatchev N., Zeller H., Bányai K., Jakab F.: Serologic evidence of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus infection in Hungary, Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., 12: [in press], 2012.

Gyuranecz M., Rigó K., Dán Á., Földvári G., Makrai L., Dénes B., Fodor L., Majoros G., Tirják L., Erdélyi K.: Investigation of the ecology of Francisella tularensis during an inter-epizootic period, Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., 11. 1031-1035, 2011.

Gyuranecz M., Szeredi L., Makrai L., Fodor L., Ráczné Mészáros Á., Szépe B., Füleki M., Erdélyi K.: Tularemia of European brown hare (Lepus europaeus): a pathological, histopathological and immunhistochemical study, Vet. Pathol., 47. 958-963, 2010.