Prof. MUDr., DrSc.
Born April 9, 1937
- Internal medicine, clinical oncology and haematology
- Member of Learned Society since 1997
Educational and professional preparation
- 1961, graduate, Faculty of General Medicine, Charles University
- 1961-1988, secondary physician, professional assistant, Associate Professor and Full Professor, Second Clinic of Internal Medicine
- 1988-1990, Head, Clinic of Oncology
- 1990-2008, Head, First Clinic of Internal Medicine
- Qualification certification in internal medicine Level I (1964); Level II (1967), in haematology (1971), in oncology (1982) and in organization and management (1987)
- Defended CSc. thesis in 1976 and doctoral thesis in 1986
- Appointed Associate Professor in 1982 and Full Professor in 1988
Employment and academic positions
- First Clinic of Internal Medicine, CU, and Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Head, Clinic, Director of IHBT (2002-2007)
- 1990-1993, Vice-Dean for science
- 1994-2006, Vice-Rector for science
- 1989-1990, the first post November Minister of Health of CR
- 1990-1992, Member of Parliament, Czech National Council for Civic Forum
- 1992-1998, Member of Government Council for Science and Research
Membership and positions in international organizations and societies
- American Society for Clinical Oncology
- European Association for Cancer Research
- International Society of Haematology
- Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
- 1997, Prize, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports (for science)
- 1997, Gold Medal, Charles University
- 1998, Stašek Award, Paul Janssen Foundation
- 2003, Prize, Czech Literary Fund (for scientific literature), Hlávka Foundation
- 2003, Award for merit in area of science, President of Czech Republic
- 2007, Award of the Academy of Science „De scientia et humanitate optime meritis“
- 2010, Award of Primator of Prague (for scientific congresses organized in Prage)
- Vinca alkaloids. Experimental and clinical trials. Carolinum, Prague 1974, 161 pp.
- Anti-tumour chemotherapy. Galén, Prague 1996, 614 pp.
- Cytokines in internal medicine. Grada, Prague 1997, 260 pp.
- Internal medicine. Galen-Karolinum, Prague 1999, 2001, 2006, 2011, 949 pp.
- Clinical oncology. Galen-Karolinum, Prague 1999, 2002, 685 pp.
- New anticancer drugs and treatment strategies in oncology, Grada Publish 2010