Medical cannabis from the hospital greenhouse has reached the patients. The St. Anne’s Hospital in Brno thus has a global unique feature

The St. Anne's University Hospital in Brno is a pioneer in the field of medical cannabis. While medications from the cannabis plant have been prescribed to patients at the Pain Treatment Center of the Anesthesiology and Resuscitation Clinic…

Scientists from the International Clinical Research Center (ICRC) and St. Anne’s Hospital are Teaching Artificial Intelligence to Treat Hearts

Research teams from the International Clinical Research Center are involved in developing an artificial intelligence tool that will help cardiologists assess the risks of individual patients with chronic heart failure in the future. The AI4HF…

Tomáš Kára, one of the founders of the International Clinical Research Center (ICRC), has passed away

With deep regret, we announce that Assoc. Prof. MUDr. Tomáš Kára, Ph.D., has passed away after a tough battle with cancer. He served as a long-standing physician at the 1st Internal Cardioangiologic Clinic of FNUSA and LF MU. Although…

Sepsis can affect anyone. Its consequences will be understood by Brno scientists thanks to a grant of 6,9 euros

Jan Frič and Marcela Hortová-Kohoutková are presenting the BEATsep project. The issue of the consequences of sepsis, known as post-septic syndrome, which manifests with a wide range of difficulties, will be…

57% OF OUR RESEARCH TEAM MEMBERS ARE WOMEN. WE JOIN #IDGWS2024 AND SHARE STORIES OF OUR SUCCESSFUL WOMEN SCIENTISTS

According to the latest data from the Czech Statistical Office, there are twice as many men as women in science in our country. This represents one of the worst results in the entire European Union. Looking at the representation of women by…
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SCIENTISTS FROM BRNO HAVE REVEALED THE STRUCTURE OF THE BRIGHTEST ENZYME. THEY CAN MAKE IT GLOW EVEN MORE INTENSELY AND INCORPORATE IT INTO HUMAN CELLS

Bioluminescence, the ability to produce visible light by living organisms, is one of the most beautiful biological phenomena that has fascinated humanity for centuries. While there are not many terrestrial bioluminescent…

We can fix genes, but I wouldn’t want to tamper with nature,” says a globally esteemed biologist Josef Jiřičný

At the age of eighteen, he emigrated to England, studied chemistry in Birmingham, and earned his doctorate in London. Although originally a chemist, he gradually shifted his focus to the research of cancer biology and molecular DNA biology.…

PODCAST: “One Day, We Might Be Able to Regenerate the Heart After a Heart Attack,” Says Awarded 17-year-old Scientist Katka Jiráková

She is only 17 years old, and she is already awarded for her research. Katka Jiráková works at the International Clinical Research Center (ICRC), a joint facility of the St. Anne's University Hospital and the Faculty…

Pavel Krejčí has won the Minister of Health Award

Minister of Health Vlastimil Válek honored scientific personalities for outstanding achievements in projects related to healthcare applied research and development at the Baroque Refectory of the Dominican Monastery in Prague. One of the ten…

Cheaper Stroke Treatment for Third World Countries? Veronika Slonková Presented Research on Thrombolytic Enzymes in Toronto

For a successful treatment of a stroke, it is necessary to dissolve the blood clot as quickly as possible, thus restoring blood flow and, consequently, the supply of oxygen. However, without side effects. And it is precisely such medications…