We change data into results.

MUDr. Michal Šitina Ph.D. MSc.

Main focus
Provides biostatistical collaboration and supports medical and public health research. The provided services are:

  • Expertise for planning, conducting, analysis and interpretation and dissemination of research findings from clinical trials, epidemiologic and population-based studies, experiments in pre-clinical research, and other types of studies
  • Advice and support in the preparation of grant applications
  • Assistance with setup and management of high-quality databases which perform regular data quality checks, data entry, and data cleaning
  • Education in the areas of study design, data collection, computerization, and statistical methods.


• Clinical research

• Omic data analysis

• Data management (inquiries, forms, CRFs – fully customizable)

• Programming and analysis

• Simulations studies

• Signal and image data analysis in relation to clinical outcomes

Offered services and expertise
BST is a research institute oriented towards finding solutions of scientific projects and providing related services, especially in the field of biological and clinical data analysis, organization and management of clinical trials and syntheses.

• Biostatistics

• Bioinformatics

• Data management

Main partners

  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
  • Matthias-Schleiden-Institute, Bioinformatics, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
  • Department of pathological physiology, Faculty of Medicine, MUNI, Brno

Top publications

  • SITINA, M., STARK, H., SCHUSTER, S. Calculating the optimal hematocrit under the constraint of constant cardiac power. Sci Rep 11, 3925 (2021). IF 3.998
  • JEŽ, J., CALUORI, G., JADCZYK, T., LEHAR, F., PEŠL, M., KULÍK, T., BĚLAŠKOVÁ, S., KUBES, V., STÁREK, Z. Remotely Navigated Ablations in Ventricle Myocardium Result in Acute Lesion Size Comparable to Force-Sensing Manual Navigation. Circulation-Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 2019, 12(10), nestránkováno. ISSN 1941-3149. IF 4.393.
  • SOUČEK, F., CALUORI, G., LEHAR, F., JEŽ, J., PEŠL, M., WOLF, J., WOJTASZCZYK, A., BĚLAŠKOVÁ, S., STÁREK, Z. Bipolar ablation with contact force-sensing of swine ventricles shows improved acute lesion features compared to sequential unipolar ablation. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 2020, 31(5), 1128-1136. ISSN 1045-3873. IF 2.424.
  • BENDÍČKOVÁ, K., TIDU, F., DE ZUANI, M., HORTOVÁ KOHOUTKOVÁ, M., ANDREJČINOVÁ, I., POMPEIANO, A., BĚLAŠKOVÁ, S., FORTE, G., ZELANTE, T., FRIČ, J. Calcineurin inhibitors reduce NFAT-dependent expression of antifungal pentraxin-3 by human monocytes. Journal of leukocyte biology. 2020, 107(3), 497-508. ISSN 0741-5400. IF 3.757.
  • OLIVER DE LA CRUZ, J., NARDONE, G., VRBSKÝ, J., POMPEIANO, A., PERESTRELO, AR., CAPRADOSSI, F., MELAJOVÁ, K., FILIPENSKÝ, P., FORTE, G. Substrate mechanics controls adipogenesis through YAP phosphorylation by dictating cell spreading. BIOMATERIALS. 2019, 205(N/A), 64-80. ISSN 0142-9612. IF 10.317.
  • POMPEIANO VANÍČKOVÁ, L., POMPEIANO, A., MADERA, P., MASSAD, TJ., VAHALIK, P. Terpenoid profiles of resin in the genus Dracaena are species specific. PHYTOCHEMISTRY. 2020, 170(February), nestránkováno. ISSN 0031-9422. IF 3.044.