Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses at the Faculty of Medicine of the Masaryk University (IBA FM MU) in Brno, Czech Republic, 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 FM MU activities are primarily focused on organizational and expert services for large scientific projects and clinical research projects.

  • Background information of screening programmes

    IBA FM 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.

Workshop Development and implementation of data visualisations: Real projects demonstration

23.11.2018 | More information...

Data visualisation is one of the most important areas of IBA FM MU’s activities within the frame of data processing and analysis. The institute organised a workshop “Development and implementation of data visualisations: Real projects demonstration”, which took place on 15 and 16 November 2018 in Hnanice, South Moravia.

We are our choices: Learning to Make Good Decisions 2018

25.10.2018 | More information...

The WAVES Network, a consortium of lead educators, trainers and technologist interested in the use of scenario-based learning, organised the second year of the conference We are our choices: Learning to Make Good Decisions.

A new Erasmus+ project focused on medical education was launched by a kick-off meeting in Košice

15.10.2018 | More information...

The first coordination meeting (kick-off meeting) of an Erasmus+ project, entitled “Building Curriculum Infrastructure in Medical Education” – with the acronym BCIME and the registration number 2018-SK01-KA203-046318, was organised by the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice (UPJS) on 8–9 October 2018.

MEFANET 2018 conference

11.9.2018 | More information...

12th international conference of Czech and Slovak faculties of medicine and healthcare sciences, focused on e-learning and medical informatics in the education of medical disciplines

Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses in 2017

1.6.2018 | More information...

The following text (in Czech language) was largely published in the annual report of the Faculty of Medicine at Masaryk University, summing up the most important events and activities of the Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses in the year 2017.

Borivoj Dvoracek Prize and Dean’s Prize for an article in Anesthesia & Analgesia

29.1.2018 | More information...

The article “Low-dose or high-dose rocuronium reversed with neostigmine or sugammadex for cesarean delivery anesthesia: A randomized controlled non-inferiority trial of time to tracheal intubation and extubation” has just been awarded a second prize.

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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

NOP On-line

Project based on the development of a web portal containing detailed information on cancer care provided in the Czech Republic and on current nationwide projects focused on cancer prevention and cancer research.

MEFANET – Medical Faculties NETwork

The MEFANET project (Medical Faculties NETwork) is aiming 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.

MedCIn – Medical Curriculum Innovations

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.

CANCON – European Guide on Quality Improvement in Comprehensive Cancer Control

Based on the Czech information system of cancer care, the Czech Republic has been selected as a model country for the development of a Comprehensive Cancer Care Network (CCCN).