Dr. Horvath graduated from the University of Veterinary Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, in 1992, where he received a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He received a PhD in neurobiology from University of Szeged in 2000. Dr. Horvath was a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University School of Medicine between 1992 and 1994. Since 2005, he has been the Jean and David W. Wallace Professor of Biomedical Research endowed Chair of the Section of Comparative Medicine, which is a free standing academic department of Yale Medical School focusing on animal models of human diseases. In 2009 he founded the Yale Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism. Since 1986, the major goal of his research is to determine the signaling flow and regulatory relationship within and between neuronal circuits that underlie the maintenance of physiological and pathological homeostatic conditions with particular emphasis on metabolic disorders, such as obesity, and neurodegeneration.
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