Matchbox-sized device set to revolutionise sleep apnea treatment

Obstructive sleep apnea is the second most common sleep disorder in the world. A wearable electronics device is set to revolutionise its treatment. Canadian scientist Adam Williamson is working on its development at the International Clinical…

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…

Martin Toul won the Czech Head 2023 award

Martin Toul received the Doctorandus award in natural sciences from the Veolia on Sunday, November 26th. The award is given to young scientists for research in natural sciences as part of the Czech Head 2023 competition. He was awarded for his…

The license is signed. The new technology developed by Czech scientists for EKG is on its way to expanding into medical practices

On Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at the International Clinical Research Center within the Faculty Hospital St. Anne, the signing of a licensing agreement for the successful patent of a new technology for EKG devices took place. Through this…

ICRC has awards for excellent results in doctoral studies

All the awardees in one photo, source: Masaryk university Within Masaryk University, approximately 200 graduates complete their doctoral studies annually. This year, for the third time, Vice-Rector for Research and Doctoral Studies, Šárka…

Together Against Stroke: We Taught Patients at St. Anne Hospital To Act Fast and Save Lives

This Sunday marks World Stroke Day, and on this occasion, the girls from the Public Health Group of our Stroke team set out into the corridors of St. Anne Hospital to support awareness of stroke prevention. Prevention is free, and health…

Our student Kateřina Jiráková won a prize in the České hlavičky competition

With her project, in which she investigated how to regenerate heart cells after a myocardial infarction, she won in the SANITAS - Life and Human Health category. The award ceremony for the České hlavičky competition took place in the…