Research

Research activity of the Department of Biological Anthropology

The current research topics of the Department of Biological Anthropology:
Physical anthropological research and biological reconstruction of past populations of the Carpathian Basin – with special regard to the origin and continuity of prehistoric and Migration Period populations.
Diseases, health, well-being and lifestyle in pre/historical periods.
The growth pattern of children with hypothyroidism.
The relationship between vitamin D supply and body structure parameters in children.
Age changes and sexual dimorphism in basal metabolic rate.
Analysing the biological function of tumor suppressor and metastasis inhibitor genes using a genetic model organism, tumor cell lines and human patients’ samples.