Aleš Tomek, MD, PhD (CZ)

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Education: 1992–1998 MD, 2nd Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic 2001 1st degree in Neurology 2004 Proficiency in Neurology

Positions: 1999 – present Department of Neurology, Charles University, 2nd Medical School, Prague, Czech Republic (from 2010 Vice head of department, director of cerebrovascular program) 2007 – present Department of Molecular Genetics, Hospital Na Homolce, Prague, Czech Republic (Research coordinator – pharmacogenetics) 1998 – 2001 Institute of Biology and Medical Genetics, Charles University, 2nd Medical school, Prague, Czech Republic

Experience: Author or co-author of more than 25 research papers, over 120 congress presentations, 6 book chapters and one monograph as principal editor Co-investigator in more than 15 clinical trials and 8 research grant projects (3 as principal investigator)

Affiliation: Czech Neurological Society, Cerebrovascular Board (Member of Executive Committee), Neurosonology Board (Chairman) European Stroke Organisation Neurocritical Care Society

Scientific interests: Clinical and research applications of personalized medicine in stroke patients (pharmacogenetics of VKA, ASA and Clopidogrel resistance, NOAC effect) Neurosonology (cerebral small vessel disease, cryptogenic stroke, decompression sickness and right-left shunts) Neurocritical care (acute stroke treatment)