Karoly Lapis
Túrkeve, 14 April 1926

Foreign member

Department of Medical Sciences


Membership of SASA
Foreign member since 15 December 1988

Field of study

MD (1950), School of Medicine, University of Budapest; PhD thesis candidate (1957); PhD (1968); specialization in pathology and clinical oncology

Semmelweis University of Budapest, retired full professor; Professor emeritus (1996); Duke University, USA, visiting professor (1972);
Institute of Pathology and Experimental Cancer Research, Semmelweis University of Budapest, director (1968‒1993)

Membership of other academies
Hungarian Academy of Science, corresponding member (1970); full member (1979); USSR Academy of Medical Sciences

Membership of specialist associations
Committee on Pathology at the Hungarian Academy of Science and the Ministry of Health of Hungary, president; The European Society of Pathology; German Pathologists’ Association American Association for Cancer Research; European Association For Cancer Research, vice-president (1979‒1985)