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Zdeněk Stárek succeeds in the Doctor of the Year poll

MUDr. Zdeněk Stárek, Ph.D. from the St. Anne’s University Hospital in Brno has won the Jesenius Award, which is intended for doctors who have made the greatest contribution to the progress in medicine. The winners of the Jesenius Prize are nominated by professional and interest organizations, and a specific person is selected by a committee […]

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Irena Rektorová will be the new director of FNUSA-ICRC

The International Clinical Research Centre at St. Anne’s University Hospital in Brno will have a new director from January 2022. Prof. MUDr. Irena Rektorova, Ph.D., was selected on the basis of a selection procedure. Prof. MUDr. Irena Rektorová, Ph.D., a prominent Czech neurologist and scientist, is currently working as a research group leader at the […]

Our scientists focused on the formula for calculating the hematocrit

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging is one of the most advanced non-invasive methods of obtaining information about the heart and its function. One of the methods used is T1 mapping, which allows to measure the extracellular (interstitial) volume of the heart muscle, as one of the important markers of cardiovascular diseases. T1 mapping uses measured T1 […]

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CZECRIN achieves excellent results in the international evaluation of research infrastructures in the Czech republic

The Large Research Infrastructure CZECRIN was created based on close cooperation between Masaryk University, and the International Clinical Research Centre of the University Hospital at St. Anny in Brno passed the international evaluation of research infrastructures with the total number of points. The Large Research Infrastructure CZECRIN, which supports academic clinical trials and connects university […]

Virtual screening tools have the potential to accelerate the discovery of anti-cancer drugs

Protein Engineering team at International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno (FNUSA-ICRC) and Faculty of Science of Masaryk University has focused on the potential of web-based screening tools in accelerating the discovery of cancer-treating drugs based on microbial products. Protein Engineering team have presented a review of web screening tools, such as […]

Monitoring red blood cells during extreme physical exertion

The blood of many animals, including humans, contains about 40% red blood cells, which bind oxygen but also impede blood flow in the blood vessels. Mathematical models suggest that 40% is optimal. It provides the highest oxygen supply to the tissues. Nature has arrived at it through evolution. However, previous theories have not explained why […]

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Experts from Kardiovize will offer preventive check-ups

The Kardiovize team from the International Clinical Research Centre of St. Anne’s University Hospital in Brno has prepared preventive examinations for the public, aimed at the possible detection of cardiometabolic diseases. Interested people will undergo a medical examination by a doctor, a sonograph or a nutritional counsellor. Preventive check-ups – especially for cardiometabolic diseases – […]

Martin Toul won an award for the best poster at the FEBS Congress

Mgr. Martin Toul, a member of the Protein Engineering team at International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno (FNUSA-ICRC), won the poster of the day award at the 45th Congress of the Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS). In addition, he also won the Outstanding poster of FEBS Open Bio Editor prize, […]