Dr. Zsolt Kovács
PhD, habil., associate professor



CV, Publications

PERSONAL DATA

Nationality: Hungarian
Date and place of birth: 20th May 1966, Szentgotthárd, Hungary
Contact information (workplace):
- Eötvös Loránd University, Savaria University Centre, Department of Biology; H-9700 Szombathely, Károlyi Gáspár tér 4.
- E-mail: kovacs.zsolt[@]sek.elte.hu
- WEB: http://neuroepilgroup.hu

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION

- 2008: Habilitation; University of West Hungary, Sopron, Hungary.
- 2003: PhD degree; Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary (in molecular neurobiology; summa cum laude; title: Regional distribution of nucleosides and their metabolites in the human brain).
- 1998-2002: Doctoral School; Eötvös Loránd University, Biology Doctoral School, Faculty of Science (Molecular cell and neurobiology program), Budapest, Hungary.
- 1992-1995: Assistant master of biology; József Attila University, Faculty of Science; Szeged, Hungary.
- 1986-1990: Elementary school teacher of biology and geography; Berzsenyi Dániel College; Szombathely, Hungary.

EMPLOYMENT

- Eötvös Loránd University, Savaria University Centre, Department of Biology (Szombathely, Hungary): associate professor, Head of in vivo Electrophysiology Laboratory (2017- ...).
- University of West Hungary, Savaria University Centre, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, Biological Institute, Department of Zoology (Szombathely, Hungary): associate professor, Head of Research Group of Neuromodulation and Epilepsy (2008-2017) and in vivo Electrophysiology Laboratory.
- Berzsenyi Dániel College, Department of Zoology (Szombathely, Hungary): associate professor (2002-2008), associate lecturer (2000-2002), lecturer (1996-2000), laboratory assistant (1991-1996).

TEACHING

- Neurochemistry, Animal anatomy, Animal histology, Immunology, Regulation biology.

LANGUAGES

- English: advanced level C-type state certificate.

AWARDS

- Prima Primissima Award (in Vas County; For Hungarian Science; Szombathely, Hungary; 2016)
- For Scientific Work (University of West Hungary, SEK, Szombathely, Hungary; 2009)

RESEARCH TOPICS

- Investigation of pathomechanism of absence epilepsy (e.g., links between neuroimmunological reactions and epilepsy).
- Distribution and functions of nucleosides in the brain (e.g., their effects on absence epilepsy).
- Nutritional/metabolic therapies for CNS disorders (e.g., epilepsy and anxiety).

METHODS

- Implantation of electrodes in a stereotaxic apparatus for EEG and ERG recording.
- In vivo electrophysiology and pharmacology; EEG and ERG recording of treated (i.p., i.c.v., gavage) freely moving animals.
- Behavioral tests (e.g., EPM).

RESEARCH LINKS

- Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology; Department of Psychology; University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
- Laboratory of Proteomics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, HUNGARY
- Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, HUNGARY
- Functional Pharmacology Research Group, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, HUNGARY
- MTA-ELTE Laboratory of Molecular and Systems Neurobiology, Institute of Biology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, HUNGARY
- Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, HUNGARY
- Department of Cellular and Network Neurobiology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, HUNGARY
- Department of Experimental Zoology and Neurobiology, Institute of Biology, University of Pécs, HUNGARY
- Department of Neurosurgery, Markusovszky Hospital, Szombathely, HUNGARY
- Department of Epilepsy, Markusovszky Hospital, Szombathely, HUNGARY

MANUSCRIPT REVIEWS, EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

- Editorial Board Member of Neural Regeneration Research (2010-2013), Molecular and Cellular Epilepsy (2013-…) and Neuroscience Communications (2015-…).
- Guest-Editor of Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry (2011; 11(8): Kovacs Z, Dobolyi A, Eds., Functions and metabolism of brain nucleosides and their metabolites. IF: 4.112) and Current Medicinal Chemistry (2014; 21(6): Kovacs Z, Dobolyi A, Eds., Epilepsy and its therapy: present and future. IF: 4.07)
- Registered reviewer of European Journal of Neurology, Brain Research Bulletin, Epilepsy Research, Neural Regeneration Research, International Journal of Biomedical Science, Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Current Metabolomics, Current Drug Targets and so on.

OTHER EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2002- : Member of the VATT of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA VATT)
2001- : Member of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS)
1998- : Member of the Hungarian Neuroscience Society (MITT)

-- PUBLICATIONS --

FULL PAPERS

(For more information, please see: ‘Magyar Tudományos Művek Tára’)

Ari, C., D’Agostino, D.P., Diamond, D.M., Kindy, M., Park, C., Kovács, Z. (2019) Elevated Plus Maze Test Combined with Video Tracking Software to Investigate the Anxiolytic Effect of Exogenous Ketogenic Supplements. J. Vis. Exp., (143), e58396. (IF 2017: 1.184) LINK

Penke, B., Paragi, G., Gera, J., Berkecz, R., Kovács, Z., Crul, T., Vígh, L. (2018) The Role of Lipids and Membranes in the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease: A Comprehensive View. Curr. Alzheimer Res., 15, 1191-1212. (IF 2017: 3.289) LINK

Ari C., Kovács Z., Murdun C., Koutnik A.P., Goldhagen C.R., Rogers C., Diamond D., D'Agostino D.P. (2018) Nutritional ketosis delays the onset of isoflurane induced anesthesia. BMC Anesthesiol., 18(1):85. (IF 2017: 1.787) LINK

Papp, P., Kovács, Z., Szocsics, P., Juhász, G., Maglóczky, Z. (2018) Alterations in hippocampal and cortical densities of functionally different interneurons in rat models of absence epilepsy. Epilepsy Res., 145, 40–50. (IF 2017: 2.491) LINK

Kovács, Z., D'Agostino, D.P., Ari, C. (2018) Anxiolytic effect of exogenous ketone supplementation is abolished by adenosine A1 receptor inhibition in Wistar Albino Glaxo/Rijswijk rats. Front. Behav. Neurosci., 12:29; (IF 2017: 3.138) LINK

Lakatos, R.K., Dobolyi, Á., Kovács, Z. (2018) Uric acid and allopurinol aggravate absence epileptic activity in Wistar Albino Glaxo Rijswijk rats. Brain Res., 1686, 1–9. (IF 2017: 3.125) LINK

Barna, J., Renner, É., Arszovszki, A., Cservenák, M., Kovács, Z., Palkovits, M., Dobolyi, A. (2018) Suckling induced activation pattern in the brain of rat pups. Nutr. Neurosci., 21, 317-327. (IF 2017: 3.313) LINK

Kovács, Z., D’Agostino, D.P., Dobolyi, A., Ari, C. (2017) Adenosine A1 receptor antagonism abolished the anti-seizure effects of exogenous ketone supplementation in Wistar Albino Glaxo Rijswijk rats. Front. Mol. Neurosci., 10:235. (IF 3.902) LINK

Kovács, Z., Lakatos, R.K., Barna, J., Dobolyi, A. (2017) Absence epileptic activity in Wistar Albino Glaxo Rijswijk rat mothers. Brain Res., 1657, 368–376. (IF 3.125) LINK

Ari, C., Kovacs, Z., Juhasz, G., Murdun, C., Goldhagen, C.R., Koutnik, A.P., Poff, A.M., Kesl, S.L., D'Agostino, D.P. (2016) Exogenous ketone supplements reduce anxiety-related behavior in Sprague-Dawley and Wistar Albino Glaxo/Rijswijk rats. Front. Mol. Neurosci., 9:137. (IF 5.076) LINK

Lakatos, R.K., Dobolyi, Á., Todorov, M.I., Kékesi, K.A., Juhász, G., Aleksza, M., Kovács, Z. (2016) Guanosine may increase absence epileptic activity by means of A2A adenosine receptors in Wistar Albino Glaxo Rijswijk rats. Brain Res. Bull., 124, 172-181. (IF 3.033) LINK

Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K.A., Juhász, G., Dobolyi, A. (2015) Modulatory effects of inosine, guanosine and uridine on lipopolysaccharide-evoked increase in spike-wave discharge activity in Wistar Albino Glaxo/Rijswijk rats. Brain Res. Bull., 118, 46-57. (IF 2.572) LINK

Volgyi, K., Juhasz, G., Kovács, Z., Penke, B. (2015) Dysfunction of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and mitochondria (MT) in Alzheimer's disease: The role of the ER-MT cross-talk. Curr. Alz. Res., 12(7), 655-672. (IF 3.145) LINK

Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K.A., Dobolyi, Á., Lakatos, R., Juhász, G. (2015) Absence epileptic activity changing effects of non-adenosine nucleoside inosine, guanosine and uridine in Wistar Albino Glaxo Rijswijk rats. Neuroscience, 300, 593-608. (IF 3.231) LINK

Kovács, Z., Kardos, J., Kékesi, K.A., Juhász, G., Lakatos, R., Héja, L. (2015) Effects of nucleosides on glia - neuron interactions open up new vistas in development of more effective antiepileptic drugs. Curr. Med. Chem., 22(12), 1500-15014. (IF 3.455) LINK

Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K.A., Juhász, G., Barna, J., Héja, L., Lakatos, R., Dobolyi, Á. (2015) Non-adenosine nucleoside inosine, guanosine and uridine as promising antiepileptic drugs: a summary of current literature. Mini Rev. Med. Chem., 14(13), 1033-1042. (IF 2.841) LINK

Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K. A., Juhász, G., Dobolyi, A. (2014) The antiepileptic potential of nucleosides. Curr. Med. Chem., 21(6), 788-821. (IF 3.853) LINK

Dobolyi, A., Kékesi, K. A., Juhász. G., Székely, A. D., Lovas, G., Kovács, Z. (2014) Receptors of peptides as therapeutic targets in epilepsy research. Curr. Med. Chem., 21(6), 764-787. (IF 3.853) LINK

Györffy, B., Kovács, Z., Gulyássy, P., Simor, A., Völgyi, K., Orbán, G., Baracskay, P., Szabó, Z., Janáky, T., Dobolyi, Á., Juhász, G., Czurkó, A., Kékesi, K.A. (2014) Brain protein expression changes in WAG/Rij rats, a genetic rat model of absence epilepsy after peripheral lipopolysaccharide treatment. Brain. Behav. Immun., 35, 86-95. (IF: 5.889) LINK

Kovács, Z., Dobolyi, Á., Juhász, G., Kékesi, K.A. (2014) Lipopolysaccharide induced increase in seizure activity in two animal models of absence epilepsy WAG / Rij and GAERS rats and Long Evans rats. Brain Res. Bull., 104, 7-18. (IF: 2.718) LINK

Danyadi, B., Szabadfi, K., Reglodi, D., Mihalik, A., Danyadi, T., Kovács, Z., Batai, I., Tamas, A., Kiss, P., Toth, G., Gabriel, R. (2014) PACAP application improves functional outcome of chronic retinal ischemic injury in rats - evidence from electroretinographic measurements. J. Mol. Neurosci., 54(3), 293-299. (IF: 2.343) LINK

Kovács, Z., Dobolyi, A., Kékesi, K. A., Juhász. G. (2013) 5'-nucleotidases, nucleosides and their distribution in the brain: pathological and therapeutic implications. Curr. Med. Chem., 20(34), 4217-4240. (IF 3.715) LINK

Kovács, Z., Slézia, A., Bali, Z. K., Kovács, P., Dobolyi, Á., Szikra, T., Hernádi, I., Juhász. G. (2013) Uridine modulates neuronal activity and inhibits spike-wave discharges of absence epileptic Long Evans and Wistar Albino Glaxo/Rijswijk rats. Brain Res. Bull., 97, 16-23. (IF 2.974) LINK

Kovács, Z., Czurkó, A., Kékesi, K. A., Juhász, G. (2012) Neonatal tricyclic antidepressant clomipramine treatment reduces the spike-wave discharge activity of the adult WAG/Rij rat. Brain Res. Bull., 89, 102-107. (IF 2.935) LINK

Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K. A., Baracskay, P., Juhász, G., Czurkó, A. (2011) Doxycycline could aggravate the absence-like epileptic seizures of WAG/Rij rats via matrix metalloproteinase inhibition. Neurochem. Int., 59, 563-566. (IF 2.857) LINK

Kovács, Z., Czurkó, A., Kékesi, K. A., Juhász, G. (2011) Intracerebroventricularly administered lipopolysaccharide enhances spike-wave discharges in freely moving WAG/Rij rats. Brain Res. Bull., 85, 410-416. (IF 2.818) LINK

Kovács, Z., Czurkó, A., Kékesi, K. A., Juhász, G. (2011). The effect of intraperitoneally administered dimethyl sulfoxide on absence-like epileptic activity of freely moving WAG/RIJ rats. J. Neurosci. Methods, 197, 133-136. (IF 1.98) LINK

Kovács, Z., Juhász, G., Palkovits, M., Kékesi, KA. (2011) Area, Age and Gender Dependence of the Nucleoside System in the Brain: a Review of Current Literature. Curr. Top. Med. Chem., 11(8), 1012-1033. (IF 4.174) LINK

Dobolyi, Á., Juhász, G., Kovács, Z., Kardos, J. (2011) Uridine function in the central nervous system. Curr. Top. Med. Chem., 11(8), 1058-1067. (IF 4.174) LINK

Takács, E., Nyilas, R., Szepesi, Z., Baracskay, P., Karlsen, B., Røsvold, T., Bjørkum, A. A., Czurkó, A., Kovács, Z., Kékesi, A. K., Juhász, G. (2010). Matrix metalloproteinase-9 activity increased by two different types of epileptic seizures that do not induce neuronal death: a possible role in homeostatic synaptic plasticity. Neurochem. Int., 56, 799-809. (IF 3.601) LINK

Kovács, Z., Czurkó, A., Kékesi, K. A., Juhász, G. (2010). Clomipramine increases the incidence and duration of spike-wave discharges in freely moving WAG/Rij rats. Epilepsy Res., 90, 167-170. (IF 2.302) LINK

Kovács, Z., Juhász, G., Dobolyi, A., Bobest, M., Papp, V., Takáts, L., Kékesi, K. A. (2010). Gender- and age-dependent changes in nucleoside levels in the cerebral cortex and white matter of the human brain. Brain Res. Bull., 81, 579-584. (IF 2.498) LINK

Kovács, Z., Dobolyi, A., Juhász, G., Kékesi, K. A. (2010). Nucleoside map of the human central nervous system. Neurochem. Res., 35, 452-464. (IF 2.608) LINK

Sárvári, M., Szego, E. M.., Barabás, K., Jávor, A., Tóth, S., Kovács, Z., Abrahám, I. M. (2009). Genistein induces phosphorylation of cAMP response element-binding protein in neonatal hypothalamus in vivo. J. Neuroendocrinol., 12, 1024-1028. (IF 3.7) LINK

Palkovits, M., Harvey-White, J., Liu, J., Kovacs, Z., Bobest, M., Lovas, G., Bagó, A. G., Kunos, G. (2008). Regional distribution and effects of post mortal delay on endocannabinoid content of the human brain. Neuroscience, 152, 1032-1039. (IF 3.556) LINK

Kovács, Z., Puskás, L., Nyitrai, G., Papp, E., Császár, I., Juhász, G., Palkovits, M. (2007). Suppression of spike-wave discharge activity and c-fos expression by 2-methyl-4-oxo-3H-quinazoline-3-acetyl piperidine (Q5) in vivo. Neurosci. Lett., 423, 73-77. (IF 2.085) LINK

Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K. A., Szilágyi, N., Abrahám, I., Székács, D., Király, N., Papp, E., Császár, I., Szego, E., Barabás, K., Péterfy, H., Erdei, A., Bártfai, T., Juhász, G. (2006). Facilitation of spike-wave discharge activity by lipopolysaccharides in Wistar Albino Glaxo/Rijswijk rats. Neuroscience, 140, 731-742. (IF 3.427) LINK

Kékesi, K. A., Kovács, Z., Szilágyi, N., Bobest, M., Szikra, T., Dobolyi, A., Juhász, G., Palkovits, M. (2006). Concentration of nucleosides and related compounds in cerebral and cerebellar cortical areas and white matter of the human brain. Cell. Mol. Neurobiol., 26, 833-844. (IF 2.219) LINK

Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K. A., Bobest, M., Török, T., Szilágyi, N., Szikra, T., Szepesi, Z., Nyilas, R., Dobolyi, A., Palkovits, M., Juhász, G. (2005). Post mortem degradation of nucleosides in the brain: comparison of human and rat brains for estimation of in vivo concentration of nucleosides. J. Neurosci. Methods, 148, 88-93. (IF 1.784) LINK

Dobolyi, A., Szikra, T., Kékesi, A. K., Kovács, Z., Juhász, G. (1999). Uridine is released by depolarization and inhibits unit activity in the rat hippocampus. Neuroreport, 10, 3049-3053. (IF: 2.682) LINK

Kovács, Z., Dobolyi, A., Szikra, T., Palkovits, M., Juhász, G. (1998). Uneven regional distribution of nucleotide metabolism in human brain. Neurobiology (Bp.), 6, 315-321.; LINK

SELECTED CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS

Ari, Cs., Kovács, Z., Murdun, C., Koutnik, A.P., Goldhagen, C.R., Rogers, C., Park, C., Bharwani, S., Diamond, D.M., D’Agostino, D.P. (2018). Exogenous ketones lower blood glucose levels; Experimental Biology 2018, 21–25 April 2018; San Diego, CAlifornia, USA; LINK

Kovács, Z., D’Agostino, D.P., Dobolyi, A., Ari, Cs. (2017). Beneficial effect of ketone supplements on absence-like epileptic activity and anxiety-like behavior in WAG/Rij rats; FENS Regional Meeting, 20-23 september 2017; Pécs, Hungary LINK

Arszovszki, A., D'Angostino, D.P., Kovacs, Z., Murdun, C., Goldhagen, C., Coutnik, A., Ari, Cs. (2017). Exogenous ketone supplementation improved motor function in rodent models; FENS Regional Meeting, 20-23 september 2017; Pécs, Hungary LINK

Lakatos, R.K., Dobolyi, A., Kekesi, K.A., Aleksza, M., Kovacs, Z. (2017). Guanosine may increase absence epileptic activity in Wistar Albino Glaxo Rijswijk rats; FENS Regional Meeting, 20-23 september 2017; Pécs, Hungary LINK

Barna, J., Renner, E., Cservenak, M., Arszovszki, A., Kovacs, Z., Palkovits, M., Dobolyi, A. (2017). Suckling-activated neurons and their neurochemical identification in the brain of rat pups; FENS Regional Meeting, 20-23 september 2017; Pécs, Hungary LINK

Kovacs, Z. (2017). Effect of ketone supplementation on absence epileptic seizures and anxiety in the WAG/Rij rat model. Second Annual Conference on Nutritional Ketosis and Metabolic Therapeutics; February 1-4, 2017; USF Tampa, Florida, USA; LINK

Lakatos, R.K., Dobolyi, Á., Kékesi A.K., Juhász, G., Kovács, Z. (2016). Inosine, guanosine and uridine modulate the lipopolysaccharide-evoked changes in spike-wave discharge activity in Wistar Albino Glaxo/Rijswijk rats. IBRO Workshop 2016, 20-21 January 2016; Budapest, Hungary; LINK

Papp, P., Kovács, Z., Szocsics, P., Juhász, G., Maglóczky, Z. (2016). Epileptic reorganization of GABAergic inhibitory interneurons in rodent models of absence epilepsy. IBRO Workshop 2016, 20-21 January 2016; Budapest, Hungary; LINK

Ari, Cs., Kovacs, Z., Juhasz, G., Murdun, C., Goldhagen, C.R., Koutnik, A., Poff, A.M., Kesl, S.L., D’Agostino, D.P. (2016). Exogenous ketone supplements reduce anxiety-related behavior in Sprague-Dawley and Wistar Albino Glaxo/Rijswijk rats. IBNS 25th Annual Meeting, 7-12 June, 2016; Kempinski Hotel, Budapest, Hungary; LINK

Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K.A., Dobolyi, Á., Lakatos, R., Juhász, G. (2015). Inosine, guanosine and uridine change the absence epileptic activity in Wistar Albino Glaxo/Rijswijk rats. Abstract Book, p. 61; XV. Biannual Conference of the Hungarian Neuroscience Society Hungarian Academy of Sciences January 22-23, 2015, Budapest, Hungary; LINK

Papp, P., Szocsics, P., Kovács, Z., Juhász, G., Maglóczky, Z. (2015). Epileptic reorganization of GABAergic inhibitory interneurons in the cortex and hippocampi of Genetic Absence Epilepsy Rats from Strasbourg (GAERS) Abstract Book, p 87; XV. Biannual Conference of the Hungarian Neuroscience Society Hungarian Academy of Sciences January 22-23, 2015, Budapest, Hungary; LINK

Gyorffy, B., Kovács, Z., Gulyássy, P., Simor, A., Völgyi, K., Orbán, G., Baracskay, P., Szabó, Z., Janáky, T., Dobolyi, Á., Juhász, G., Czurkó, A., Kékesi, K.A. (2014). Brain protein expression changes in WAG/Rij rats, a genetic rat model of absence epilepsy after peripheral lipopolysaccharide treatment. C07: Poster Session - Epilepsy - Cellular and circuit mechanisms, Poster boards: C062-077; FENS, 2014, Italy; LINK

Kovács, Z., Slézia, A., Bali, Z.K., Kovács, P., Dobolyi, Á., Szikra, T., Hernádi, I., Juhász, G. (2014). Uridine Modulates Neuronal Activity and Inhibits Spike-Wave Discharges of Absence Epileptic Rats. IBRO Workshop, 16-17 January 2014, Debrecen; LINK

Fekete, J. T.; Kovács, Z.; Molnár, P. (2013). Mechanism of action of clonidine in the WAG / Rij model of absence epilepsy evaluated based on a data-driven computer model. ABSTRACT BOOK, XIV. Conference of the Hungarian Neuroscience Society January 17-19, 2013, Budapest, Hungary; Kiadó: Magyar Idegtudományi Társaság, BUDAPEST; ISBN 978-963-88224-2-0

Kovács, Z.; Kékesi, K. A.; Juhász, G (2011). Regional-, age- and gender-dependent differences in concentration of nucleosides in the brain. Acta Physiol. 202, S684, pp. 61-62.

Kovács, Z.; Kékesi, A. K.; Juhász, G.; Czurkó, A. (2011) Doxycycline Increases Absence-like Epileptic Seizures in WAG/Rij Rats. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. Conference Abstract: 13th Meeting of the Hungarian Neuroscience Society. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnins.2011.84.00163

Szodorai, E.; Takács, E.; Kovács, Z.; Kékesi, A. K.; Czurkó, A.; Juhász, G. (2011). Comparison of MMP-9 activation in different absence epileptic rat models: brain zymography study. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. Conference Abstract: 13th Meeting of the Hungarian Neuroscience Society. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnins.2011.84.00047

Kovács, Z., Czurkó, A., Kékesi, K. A., Juhász, G. (2010). Clomipramine increases the incidence and duration of spike-wave discharges in freely moving WAG/Rij rats. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. Conference Abstract: IBRO International Workshop 2010. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnins.2010.10.00040

Balázsa, T., Dobolyi, Á., Kovács, Z., Palkovits, M. (2009). Effects of post-mortem delay on protein levels in human brain samples. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. Conference Abstract: 12th Meeting of the Hungarian Neuroscience Society. doi: 10.3389/conf.neuro.01.2009.04.251

Kovács, Z., Czurkó, A., Barabás, P., Kékesi, A. K., Molnár, P., Juhász, G. (2009). Effect of LPS, AP5 and clomipramine on frequency of epileptic seizures in freely moving WAG/Rij rats. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. Conference Abstract: 12th Meeting of the Hungarian Neuroscience Society. doi: 10.3389/conf.neuro.01.2009.04.177

Kékesi, K. A., Kovács, Z., Szegő, É. M., Orbán, G., Csorba, A., Janáky, T., Juhász, G. (2008). Changes in proteome of WAG/Rij rat brain responsible for inflammation induced facilitation of seizure genesis. Geneva, Switzerland, July 12-16, Proceeding of FENS

Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K. A., Juhász, G. (2008). Facilitation of spike-wave discharge activity by intraperitoneally and intraventricularly injected lipopolysaccharides in WAG/Rij rats (IBRO). Clinical Neuroscience 61.

Kekesi, K. A., Kovacs, Z., Szego, E., Csorba, A., Janaky, T., Juhasz, G. (2007). Changes in proteome of WAG/Rij rat brain responsible for inflammation induced facilitation of seizure genesis (Neuroscience, San Diego, USA). Proceeding of SfN 2007-A-102042, SfN

Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K. A., Szilágyi, N., Juhász, G., Palkovits, M. (2007). Regional-, age- and gender-dependent differences in concentration of nucleosides in the human brain (MITT). Clinical Neuroscience 60

Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K. A., Ábrahám, I., Király, N., Papp, E., Császár, Í., Szegő, É., Barabás, K., Andrásfalvy, M., Erdei, A., Bártfai, T., Juhász, G. (2006). Facilitation of spike-wave discharge activity by LPS induced neuroimmune reaction in WAG/Rij rats (FENS). Proceeding of FENS

Kékesi, K. A., Szegő, É., Kovács, Z., Galatz, K., Bencze, V., Juhász, G. (2006). LPS induced changes in thalamic and cortical proteome in WAG/Rij rats (IBRO). Clinical Neuroscience 59.

Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K. A., Ábrahám, I., Király, N., Papp, E., Császár, Í., Szegő, É., Barabás, K., Andrásfalvy, M., Erdei, A., Bártfai, T., Juhász, G. (2006). Facilitation of spike-wave discharge activity by LPS induced neuroimmune reaction in freely moving WAG/Rij rats (IBRO). Clinical Neuroscience 59.

Juhász, G., Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K. A., Barabás, K., Szepesi, Zs., Király, N., Orbán, G., Szabó, G., Erdei, A., Bártfai, T. (2005). Role of neuro-immune interaction in control of state dependent changes in the brain (MITT). Clinical Neuroscience 58.

Szabó, G., Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K. A., Ábrahám, I., Székács, D., Papp, E., Császár, Í., Király, N., Erdei, A., Szilágyi, N., Bártfai, T., Juhász, G. (2005). Immunesystem transmitted effects of LPS on the epileptogenesis (MITT). Clinical Neuroscience 58.

Kovács, Z., Kékesi, K. A., Ábrahám, I., Székács, D., Papp, E., Császár, Í., Király, N., Erdei, A., Bártfai, T., Juhász, G. (2005). Facilitation of spike-wave activity by LPS in WAG/Rij rats (MITT). Clinical Neuroscience 58.

Székács, D., Kovács, Z., Takács, E., Orbán, G., Vajda, J., Andrásfalvy, M., Erdei, A., Bártfai, T., Juhász, G., Kékesi, K. A. (2004). Effects of LPS-induced neuroimmune reaction on extracellular amino acid levels in WAG/Rij rats (IBRO). Clinical Neuroscience 57.

Kovács, Z., Székács, D., Papp, E., Császár, Í., Király, N., Bártfai, T., Juhász, G. (2004). Effect of LPS induced neuroimmune reaction on frequency of epileptic seizures in freely moving WAG/Rij rats (IBRO). Clinical Neuroscience 57.

Székács, D., Kovács, Z., Papp, E., Kékesi, K. A., Bártfai, T., Juhász, G. (2003). LPS-induced changes of electrophysiological characteristics and amino acid concentration in WAG/Rij rats (MITT). Clinical Neuroscience 56.

Kovács, Z., Szilágyi, N., Kékesi, K. A., Juhász, G., Székács, D., Palkovits, M. (2003). Age-related changes of nucleoside concentrations in the human brain (MITT). Clinical Neuroscience 56.

Kovács, Z., Szikra, T., Kékesi, K. A., Szilágyi, N., Slézia, A., Papp, A., Juhász, G., Dobolyi, Á. (2002). Post mortem nucleoside metabolism of rat brain (IBRO). Neurobiology 9.

Kovács, Z., Szilágyi, N., Szikra, T., Papp, A., Juhász, G., Palkovits, M. (2001). Estimation of the in vivo nucleoside concentrations in the human brain based on animal model experiments (MITT). Neurobiology 9.

Kovács, Z., Szilágyi, N., Kékesi, K. A., Dobolyi, Á., Szikra, T., Juhász, G., Palkovits, M. (2000). Regional distribution of the nucleosides in the white and grey matter of the human brain (MITT). Neurobiology 8.

BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Kovacs, Z., Dobolyi, A. (2013) Anatomical Distribution of Nucleoside System in the Human Brain and Implications for Therapy. In: Masino SA, Boison D (Eds.) Adenosine: a Key Link Between Metabolism and Brain Activity. Springer Science, Business Media New York, pp. 621-656 (ISBN: 978-1-4614-3902-8) LINK

Zboray, G., Kovács, Z., Kriska, Gy., Molnár, K., Pálfia, Z. (2010) Atlas of comparative sectional anatomy. SpringerWienNewYork, 2010 LINK

Kovács, Z. (2007) Az állattan alapjai (szövettani gyakorlatok). Szombathely, BDF (később: Nyugat-magyarországi Egyetem, Egyetemi Kiadó, 2012), pp. 1-265. (ISBN: 978 963 06 3804 3)

Zboray, G., Kovács, Z., Kriska. Gy., Molnár, K., Pálfia, Z.: Összehasonlító metszetanatómiai atlasz. Egyetemi tankönyv, Nemzeti Tankönyvkiadó, Budapest, 2005.

Kovács, Z. Az állati szövetek (alapszövettan). Szombathely, BDF (később: Nyugat-magyarországi Egyetem, Egyetemi Kiadó, 2012), 2004. pp. 1-132. (ISBN: 963 9531 27 8).



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