Tamas Horvath, DVM, PhD

Jean and David W. Wallace Professor of Comparative Medicine and Professor of Neuroscience and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Chair, Department of Comparative Medicine; Director, Yale Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism

Departments & Organizations

Comparative Medicine: Horvath Lab | Integrative Cell Signaling & Neurobiology of Metabolism (ICSNM)

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Discovery to Cure Internship | Reproductive Neurosciences Group

Diabetes Research Center

Fellowship Training

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Yale Center for Research on Aging (Y-Age)

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience: Neural Disorders

Office of Cooperative Research


Tamas Horvath is Professor and Chair of the Department of Comparative Medicine and Professor of Neurobiology and Ob/Gyn at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut. He is also the Director for the Yale Program on Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism. He received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) degree from the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences in Budapest, Hungary, and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree from the University of Szeged in Hungary. His research has been focusing on neuronal circuitries that support physiological and pathological homeostatic conditions, including processes associated with reproduction, energy metabolism and neurodegeneration.

Education & Training

PhD Szeged University (2000)
DVM University of Veterinary Sciences, Budapest (1992)

Honors & Recognition

  • Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award (2016)American Diabetes Association (2016)

  • Hans Fisher Senior FellowTechnical University of Munich (2014)

  • Honorary Doctorate, Faculty of Veterinary SciencesSzent Istvan University (2013)

  • 7th John K. and Mary E. Davidson Lectureship and Award of the Department of PhysiologyUniversity of Toronto (2012)

  • The Ernst Oppenheimer AwardThe Endocrine Society (2012)

  • The NIH Director’s Pioneer AwardNational Institutes of Health (2010)

  • Finalist; Blavatnik AwardThe New York Academy of Sciences (2009)

  • BBVA Chair in BiomedicineThe Cajal Institute (2008)


  • Hans Fisher Senior Fellow Munich, Germany (2014 - 2014)

  • Visiting Professor Gödöllő, Hungary (2014)

  • Visiting Professor Porto Alegre, Brazil (2013)

  • Visiting Professor Cologne, Germany (2013)

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Contact Info

Tamas Horvath, DVM, PhD
Lab Location
Horvath LabBrady Memorial Laboratory
310 Cedar Street, Ste BML 316

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Brady Memorial Laboratory
310 Cedar Street, Ste 330 BML

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Comparative MedicinePO Box 208016
310 Cedar St

New Haven, CT 06520-8016

Curriculum Vitae

Horvath Lab