Prof. Tomáš Zima, MD, DSc. Dr.h.c. (1966) graduated on the First Faculty of Medicine,
Charles University of Prague in 1990, professor of medical chemistry and biochemistry since
2001 and Head of Institute of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Charles
University, specialist in clinical chemistry and European Specialist in Laboratory Medicine.
He is the Rector of Charles University in Prague from 2014. His main research interests
include oxidative stress, AGE’s, experimental nephrology, tumour markers, and laboratory
management and accreditation. He is author of more then 440 articles, citated more then 2500
(SCI), 8 books and co-author of 71 chapters in books, H-index is 26. He put more then 140
lectures in abroad. Prof. Zima is a member in many learned and scientific societies (Czech
Medical Academy, Czech Learned Society) and their Boards (e.g. member of Executive
Board EFLM, member of C-CC IFCC). He is member of the European Commission's
Scientific Panel for Health (SPH).