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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, Comparative Medicine

Contact Information

Tamas Horvath, DVM, PhD

Lab Location

  • Brady Memorial Laboratory
    310 Cedar Street, Ste BML 316
    New Haven, CT 06510

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Comparative Medicine

    PO Box 208016, 310 Cedar St

    New Haven, CT 06520-8016

    United States



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 (1992)


  • Hans Fisher Senior Fellow
    Munich, BY, Germany 2014
    Hans Fisher Senior Fellow
  • Visiting Professor
    Gödöllő, Pest County, Hungary 2014
    Visiting Professor
  • Visiting Professor
    Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil 2013
    Visiting Professor
  • Visiting Professor
    Cologne, NRW, Germany 2013
    Visiting Professor

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award (2016)American Diabetes Association2016
Hans Fisher Senior FellowTechnical University of Munich2014
Honorary Doctorate, Faculty of Veterinary SciencesSzent Istvan University2013
7th John K. and Mary E. Davidson Lectureship and Award of the Department of PhysiologyUniversity of Toronto2012
The Ernst Oppenheimer AwardThe Endocrine Society2012
The NIH Director’s Pioneer AwardNational Institutes of Health2010
Finalist; Blavatnik AwardThe New York Academy of Sciences2009
BBVA Chair in BiomedicineThe Cajal Institute2008

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