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Invitation to cancer screening is an investment which will pay off in the future

13.12.2013 | More information...

The workshop “Cancer Screening Programmes in the Czech Republic and Importance of Personalised Invitation”, held on 5 December 2013 in the Clarion Congress Hotel Prague, was organised by the Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses at the Masaryk University in cooperation with the WHO Office in the Czech Republic, the Kolorektum.cz Initiative, and the Office of Member of the European Parliament Dr. Pavel Poc. The workshop was held under the auspices of Martin Holcát, MD, MBA (Czech Minister of Health), Alena Šteflová, PhD, MPH (Director of the WHO Office in the Czech Republic), and Dr. Pavel Poc (Member of the European Parliament).


EUROCARE-5: Survival times of Czech cancer patients are now significantly longer than before

13.12.2013 IBA MU | More information...

Cancer survival still varies widely between European countries despite major improvements in cancer diagnosis and treatment during the first decade of the 21st century, according to the latest EUROCARE-5 reports. The good news for citizens of the Czech Republic is that survival times of cancer patients in this country are significantly longer than survival times of cancer patients in other East European countries.


MEFANET 2013

21.10.2013 | More information...

7th international conference of Czech and Slovak faculties of medicine, focused on e-learning and medical informatics in the education of medical disciplines will take place on 26–27 November 2013.


Joint IBA MU and RECETOX work awarded at ISESS 2013

14.10.2013 | More information...

The 10th year of the traditional symposium on environmental informatics ISESS 2013 was held on 9-11 October 2013 in Neusiedl am See (Austria). Masaryk University contributed significantly to the organization of the conference and to the conference programme as well, particularly with contributions dealing with the information systems GENASIS (Global Environmental Assessment Information System) and GMP DWH (Global Monitoring Plan Data Warehouse).


ROG and GCG members met in Brno

30.9.2013 | More information...

Experts on monitoring of persistent organic pollutants met in the hotel Continental in Brno from September 17-20, 2013. The participating members of the Regional Organization Groups (ROG) and of the Global Coordination Group (GCG) for the Global Monitoring Plan of the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants (POPs) arrived from all five UN regions. Part of the meeting was also held at RECETOX premises.


MEFANET Journal launched

1.8.2013 | More information...

The Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses of the Masaryk University (IBA MU) and the publishing house Facta Medica Ltd. take the liberty of announcing the launch of a new scholarly journal. The first issue of the MEFANET Journal – an official journal of the Czech and Slovak medical faculties network MEFANET – was released at the end of July 2013.


IBA MU has become a member of the Organization of European Cancer Institutes

29.5.2013 | More information...

On 15 May 2013, the Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses of the Masaryk University (IBA MU) became the associate member of the Organization of European Cancer Institutes (OECI), a recognized European network of cancer centres. IBA MU is currently the only non-medical institute in a community of cutting-edge European healthcare facilities dealing with cancer research and treatment.


2nd European Colorectal Cancer Days – one step closer to a successful CRC prevention

2.5.2013 | More information...

Improving the uptake of colorectal cancer screening as well as the success rate of colorectal cancer treatment were among the main topics of the 2nd European Colorectal Cancer Days - a conference which was held in Brno, Czech Republic, from 26th to 27th April 2013.


Publication activities of IBA MU in 2012

8.4.2013 | More information...

Important outputs of IBA MU research involve publications, most notably original articles in international and national journals.


2nd European Colorectal Cancer Days

28.3.2013 | More information...

Do you know how to fight or avoid colorectal cancer? Are you a patient, doctor, policy-maker or neither but want to know more?


Portal for visualization of the Global Monitoring Plan is publicly available

6.3.2013 | More information...

Regional Centre of the Stockholm Convention in Brno - Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX) and Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses, Masaryk University, Czech Republic, have successfully finalized the development of the complex software and visualisation tool for global levels of the Stockholm Convention contained persistent organic pollutants in the atmosphere and human tissues (human milk and blood). Portal was launched on 22 February 2013.


Hynie prize for a team from CEITEC, IBA MU, and 1st FM CU

5.3.2013 | More information...

Professor Josef Hynie Prize for the best publication in the field of sexology in 2012 was awarded for the article "MDR1 in Paroxetine-Induced Sexual Dysfunction", which was published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy.



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