DR. ZOLTÁN CSIKI – Specialist in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Immunology
1988 – Medical Diploma in General Medicine
1993 – diploma of medical specialist in Internal Medicine (OTE Budapest)
1995 – diploma of medical specialist in Clinical Pharmacology (OTE Budapest)
1997 – diploma of medical specialist in Gastroenterology (OTE Budapest)
2001 – diploma of medical specialist in Immunology (OTE Budapest)
2011 – Clinical Nutrition Manager – MSc. – DE OEC
since 1993 I have been the leader of Department of Internal Medicine at the General Health Care of the Clinic for Internal Medicine
since 1995 I have been responsible for the coordination of Phases II-IV clinical trials with humans.
Since my admission to the Clinic, I have been taking part in the activities of the Workgroup for Gastroenterologists. Besides medical care, I am responsible for the professional further development of young colleagues.
As leader of the Raynaud specialist practice, I participate in the angio-immunological treatments in East Hungary in order to identify possible links between the manifestations of microcirculational differences in diverse illnesses.
My PhD research investigated the microcirculation of the skin and the gastrointestinal mucous membrane (inflammatory bowel disease, colitis ulcerosa, Crohn’s disease) through laboratory methods, capillary microscopy, laser-doppler flowmetry, and isotope perfusion scintigraphy. I am member of the team “Laser doppler for microcirculation monitoring” working in the framework of the BIOMED research program of the European Community.
As a result of my interest in gastroenterology and nutrition: an MSc in 2011 (Nutritionist), the establishment of a close cooperation with the Centre for Agricultural Sciences of the University of Debrecen, the development of functional foods, teaching in the master course and PhD school. Under the leadership of the Department for the Study of Metabolism the organization of dietetics education, the examination of interaction between autoimmune and other chronic illnesses and nutrition.