Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses at the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Science of the Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (IBA MU) is a research institute oriented to the solution of scientific projects and providing related services, especially in the field of biological and clinical data analysis, organization and management of clinical trials, software development and ICT applications. IBA MU activities are primarily focused on organizational and expert services for large scientific projects and clinical research projects.

  • Background information of screening programmes

    IBA MU is a provider of information and technological solution for three cancer prevention programmes - breast, colorectal, and cervical screening. The solution includes anonymous data collection from all three programmes and their analytical processing, which allows for long-term monitoring of screening programmes quality and safety. Part of the background information are offical web portals of the programmes -, and
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    Study programme Computational Biology

    IBA MU guarantees a study programme at the Faculty of Science entitled Computational Biology; the programme consists of 3-year B.Sc. and subsequent 2-year M.Sc. degree and allows students to join important research activities and projects in biology and medicine already during their study.
  • MEFANET - education network of medical faculties

    IBA MU participates in the education network of medical faculties MEFANET - a project aimed to develop and to strengthen the cooperation among Czech and Slovak medical faculties, as regards the progress in education of medical and health care disciplines using modern ICT.

Dean’s Prize for a team from University Hospital Brno, FM MU, and IBA MU

20.1.2017 | More information...

The Prize of the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Masaryk University for the Most Important Contribution to the Development of Clinical Medicine in 2016 was awarded for the article “Fertility status of Hodgkin lymphoma patients treated with chemotherapy and adjuvant gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogues”, which was published in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.

MEFANET, the Czech-Slovak network of medical faculties, celebrated a jubilee

16.12.2016 | More information...

The pace of development and the tide of events are very relative terms. From the point of view of our planet or the life on Earth, ten years represent only a tiny fraction in a very long timeline. However, for the organism called MEFANET (MEdical FAculties NETwork), ten years proved to be a true evolution period, during which it became an important member of the European community dealing with medical education. Moreover, if we take into account that modern information and communication technologies play a key role in MEFANET activities, it is obvious that the days of MEFANET origin might seem as long ago as the century of steam, at least for our youngest colleagues.

Conference DRG Restart 2016: one more year to finish the project

14.11.2016 | More information...

The third year of conference dedicated to revitalisation of the Czech system of reimbursements of acute inpatient care was held on 9–10 November 2016 in the Prague Congress Centre. Representatives of healthcare providers and healthcare payers, health professionals and policymakers thus had yet another opportunity to get acquainted with the current state of the DRG Restart project and with the plans for the final year of its schedule.

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The IBA MU system of service quality and information security management complies with the requirements of the following standards:

  • EN ISO 9001:2009 on Quality Management Systems
  • ISO/IEC 27001:2006 on Information Security Management System
  • ISO/IEC 20000-1:2006 on IT Service Management

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Selected books and monographs

Schwarz, D., Dušek, L., et al. Computer applications systems and netwoks for medical education : MEFANET: Czech and Slovak Medical Faculties Network. Brno: Facta Medica, 2014. 232 p.

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Dušek, L.  et al.. Czech Cancer Care in Numbers 2008–2009. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2010. 496 p.

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Important projects


The MEDCIN project proposes an innovative methodological background including web-based visualization tool for comprehensive evaluation and map of medical curricula with the use of modern information and communication technologies.


The MEFANET project (Medical Faculties NETwork) is aiming to develop and to strengthen the cooperation among Czech and Slovak medical faculties, as regards the progress in education of medical and health care disciplines using modern ICT.

NOP On-line

Research project focused on the development of presentational and informational background for the network of Cancer Centres (CCs) in the Czech Republic.

HemIS - Hemophilia: Information System

Former clinical registry for the continuous and predictive assessment of treatment in haemophilia.