Klener Pavel

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

Notable awards

  • 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)

Selected publications

  • 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

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Regular session

2nd part: organized by Section No. III: Biology and Medicine Public lecture by Prof. MUDr. Eva Havrdová, CSc. (Neurology Clinic, First Faculty of Medicine at Charles University and the Multiple Sclerosis Centre), “Multiple Sclerosis – Myths and Facts”


Public lecture

organized by Section No. II: Chemistry


Regular session

2nd part: No. IV: Social Sciences and Humanities