Akutně.cz conference broke the attendance record again
On Saturday 25 November, the 15th annual Akutně.cz conference focused on anaesthesiology, intensive care and first aid took place at the Bohunice University Campus.
Interview: Alzheimer's in a petri dish
Dáša Bohačiaková and her colleagues have grown Alzheimer's disease in vitro on brain organoids, describing the development of a familial form of the disease at a very early stage of development, thus providing not only a tool for studying the mechanisms of the disease, but also for testing substances that could prevent its occurrence.
Cultured 'mini-brains' with Alzheimer's disease help uncover its origins
Cerebral organoids grown at the Masaryk University Faculty of Medicine are used for research into Alzheimer's disease. Scientists believe that miniature brain models can also contribute to drug development.
Interview: Jiří Mayer - Pushing Things Forward
On the occasion of being awarded the Gold Medal of Masaryk University, Professor Jiří Mayer looked back on his two terms as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine from 2010 to 2018.