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.

Article by authors from IBA MU has been selected as a significant paper in Computers in Biology and Medicine

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The article by authors from IBA MU, entitled „Practical use of medical terminology in curriculum mapping“ has been put among Meritorious Papers 2015 in the journal Computers in Biology and Medicine.

IBA MU in the year 2015

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The following text (in Czech language) was published in the annual report of the Faculty of Medicine at Masaryk University, summing up the most important events and activities of IBA MU in the preceding year.

MEFANET 2015: new format of a traditional conference

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The ninth year of the MEFANET conference saw several organisational changes, which might have been perceived either as a facelift by some people, or even as a new model by others. What remained, however, was the desire to share one’s own experience with modern approaches and technologies in the education of medical and health care disciplines, and to get new information and ideas from others.

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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

Indicators of EMS efficiency according to NACE

Design of new indicators for efficiency monitoring of environmental management systems, as well as system reporting, assessing the relations among the environment, economy and society.


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.


TaToo, which stands for “Tagging Tool based on a Semantic Discovery Framework”, is an FP7 Project sharing the vision of a Single European Information Space for Environment (SISE). The project aims to set up a semantic web solution in order to close the discovery gap that prevents full and easy access to environmental resources on the web.

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.