Dr. Tomas Zima

Member of the Programme Committee.

Prof. MUDr. Tomas Zima DrSc. MBA: born in 1966 in Prague, graduated from the Faculty of General Medicine of Charles University in Prague in 1990. In 1996 he became a senior lecturer in the field of medical chemistry and biochemistry and in 2001 a professor in the same field.

He has been active since 1990 at the First Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague and at the same time the General Faculty Hospital in Prague, where he has been the head of the Institute of Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine and Head of the Ministry of Health Reference Laboratory for Clinical Chemistry since 1999, and since 2005, the Dean of the Faculty.

His research is focused on oxidative stress, new diagnostic techniques, and the metabolism of alcohol. He is a PhD lecturer in Biochemistry and Pathobiochemistry.

Prof. Zima is the main author of 4 monographs and more than 150 original scientific articles and he has given more then 350 lectures in the Czech Republic and abroad. He is a member of a number of Czech and international scientific societies, e.g. he is a member of the Czech Medical Academy, president of the Czech Society of Clinical Biochemistry, and Vice-chair of the Executive Committee of FEBS (Federation of the Societies of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology).