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Kick-off Meeting of A4L_ACTIONS Project

On 25th May 2021, Alliance4Life organizes the kick-off meeting of its new Horizon 2020 project titled Alliance for Life Sciences: From Strategies to Actions in Central and Eastern Europe (A4L_ACTIONS). It is a continuation of the successful Alliance4Life project, which was initiated by the CEITEC Masaryk University institute with a clear mission to help bridge […]


FNUSA-ICRC evaluation – satisfaction as well as challenges for the future

From 2016 to 2020 the International Clinical Research Center at St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno (FNUSA-ICRC) was financed mainly from the National Sustainability Program (the NPU II project). At the end of this period, a final evaluation took place, where members of the opponent board from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports together with […]


The pandemic in Brno affected women mentally more

Feeling lonely, worried about the health of their loved ones and stress from an unstable situation. The pandemic of the COVID-19 disease affected not only the physical health of the population, but also the mental health, which has now been confirmed by research in which researchers from the International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne’s […]

On the trail of immune reactions in sepsis

Myeloid derived suppressor cells (MDSC) are heterogenic populations of cells that, due to their suppressive activity, negatively affect the body’s immune response during inflammation, infections, but also after transplants or in oncological diseases. The role of these cells in sepsis, popularly called blood poisoning, was the focus of the Cellular and Molecular Immunoregulation research team […]

The Story of a Stroke: The Patient’s Journey

Let’s stop the world together for a moment and take a closer look at what life looks like second by second when the stroke decides to turn it upside down. Together with experts in cerebrovascular research and rehabilitation care, during the webinar we compile a comprehensive picture of the path that a person affected by […]

The first this year’s meeting of ENOCH project took place online

The Molecular, Cellular and Clinical Approach to Healthy Aging (ENOCH) project focuses on finding treatment for the diseases that most affect aging, such as dementia, cancer and heart disease. Five scientific centers in Moravia cooperate on it, in addition to our center it is the Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine of Palacký University in […]

Visceral fat and cardiometabolic risk

New publication of the Kardiovize research team of the International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno (FNUSA-ICRC) deals with visceral fat, ie body fat that is stored around vital organs. “This is the first published study conducted in Central and Eastern Europe,” said Dr. Juan Pablo Gonzalez Rivas, Principal Investigator of Kardiovize […]

My goal? Effective linking of scientific disciplines for the benefit of the patient

Jan Mičan became one of the holders of this year’s Dean’s Award of the Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University for the best undergraduate students of the faculty. He received it in the Category for outstanding scientific performance, where he took first place. The Dean’s Award is given according to more selective criteria than in previous […]

Gene variations affect NAFLD

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a disease in which fat accumulates in the liver without excessive alcohol consumption. It is related, among other things, to the development of diabetes II. type, obesity and also genetic predisposition and is therefore an increasingly common diagnosis. It is estimated that more than a quarter of the world’s […]

Success in a workshop focused on macromolecular crystallography

At the beginning of March, the University of Cape Town organized a workshop called CCP4 Crystallographic School in South Africa. Due to the current situation, it was of course in the online environment and Ing. Andrea Schenkmayerová Ph.D. from Loschmidt laboratories of Faculty of Science MU and the International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne’s […]