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.

Interactive visualisation of dental care in the Czech Republic

6.9.2019 | More information...

What is the number of graduates in the stomatology study programmes at individual medical faculties? In which regions of the Czech Republic do they work after leaving the school? How many doctor offices are run by one dentist? Are can we compare these data across the faculties? These are the questions that are answered in a new public we application, which summarises results of a comprehensive analysis in a form of interactive visualisations and which was developed by students of the Mathematical Biology study programme.

The SIMUportfolio platform presented at the AMEE annual congress

30.8.2019 | More information...

The AMEE (Association for Medical Education in Europe) annual conference, probably the biggest event focused on medical education worldwide, took place on 24 to 28 August 2019 in Vienna. A team of authors from the Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses and the Simulation Centre of the Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, presented an integrative platform that has been developed at the Faculty of Medicine on a long-term basis, and that provides, besides other things, a comprehensive support for OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination), i.e. practical examinations of medical students.

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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).