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Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health

The international journal Frontiers in Psychiatry published the work of the Translational Neuroscience and Aging Program Research Group in collaboration with the research group Kardiovize led by Dr. Juan Pablo Gonzalez Rivas – both from the International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno – and the Mayo Clinic in the United States. […]

Diabetes – a killer in the shadow of a coronavirus pandemic

An inconspicuous and slightly underestimated disease, however, every twelfth Czech suffers from. It is the fourth most common cause of death in our country, with the number of deaths from diabetes worldwide rising by 70 percent since 2000. In addition, it is one of the comorbidities that can cause serious complications of COVID-19. Nevertheless, awareness […]

New database for protein design by artificial intelligence

With the increasing power of supercomputers, artificial intelligence is penetrating more and more areas of scientific life and helping to solve the problem that scientific leaders have been struggling with for decades. A necessary prerequisite for successfully finding a solution is the availability of a sufficient amount of quality source data, based on which the […]

The national research stroke network STROCZECH celebrated its 1st birthday

… and it has awarded 20 stroke centers, 11 study nurses and coordinators and 5 academic studies. More than 8 years ago, we started working on the idea of ​​creating a research network of clinical workplaces for the implementation of joint projects in the field of stroke. 4 years ago, we started trying to raise […]

Biostatistics? Statistics focused on biological data

The new head of the Biostatistics team is MUDr. Michal Šitina Ph.D. MSc. We talked in a short interview about his plans for the future, but also about the services that this department can offer not only to other research teams within the FNUSA-ICRC, but also to individual clinics of the hospital and external subjects. […]

Ancestral sequence reconstruction using the FireProt ASR web server.

Ancestral Sequence Reconstruction (ASR) is a technique used in the study of molecular evolution. In protein engineering, a field that seeks new proteins for use not only in medicine but also in biotechnology or other industrial applications, ASR is used to find unknown ancestral proteins from which the current ones have evolved. Basically, it’s molecular […]

Duchenne disease research continues

The research of another team from the International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno – Nuclear Cardiology – focused on patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Doc. MUDr. Vladimir Kincl, Ph.D. from the Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, the leader of research team, focused on women who are carriers of this disease. […]

The MCCS team introduces itself

The Molecular control of cell signaling (MCCS) research team is a benjamin among other sites within the FNUSA-ICRC. What is the focus of his work and what he plans for the future, described us team leader Dr. Jaeyoung Shin. The FNUSA-ICRC creates a new interdisciplinary platform linking the scientific and research areas with medical science. […]

Convenient data capturing? Its REDCap software

REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is primarily a database solution for collecting and managing research data, but it can also be used for other matters that are only marginally related to research (eg surveys). It was originally developed for the internal needs of researchers at Vanderbilt University, but is now used worldwide – especially in […]

Further utility models successfully registered

The Industrial Property Office entered three new utility models in the utility model database, which were created in the International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno (FNUSA-ICRC). Two of them were developed by researchers of the Interventional cardiac electrophysiology research team led by MUDr. Zdeněk Stárek, Ph.D., one of them is the team Inflammation led by Mgr. […]