He graduated in 1985 at Brno. After training in general internal medicine during 1985-1990, he started to work at the specialized hematology dept., where he has been working up to now. His certified qualifications are internal medicine, hematology, and oncology. Since 2001, he has been a Professor at the Medical School, Masaryk´s University, Brno, Czech Republic. His scientific experience comprises:
In 1990, he visited Cancer Research Institute in Berlin, Germany, and in 1996, Royal Marsden Hospital, Leukaemia/Myeloma Unit, London, UK.
He is a member of European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, American Society of Hematology, International Society for Experimental Hematology, European Haematology Association, and American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.
He is also founding member and now chairman of the CzEch Leukemia Study Group for Life, CELL (http://leukemia-cell.org).
He has been the principal investigator of many trials since 1995, in the fields of lymphomas and leukemias. He has published more than 300 papers, abstracts, and lectures.