PharmDr. Miroslav Kovařík, Ph.D.

Born: 31st May 1982 in Vyškov

Contact Information:

  • Teaching and Research Center of Charles University in Hradec Králové, Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Charles University
    Zborovská 2089, Hradec Králové 500 09, Czech Republic
  • Centre of Research and Development, Teaching Hospital in Hradec Králové
    Sokolská 581, Hradec Králové 500 05, Czech Republic
  • E-mail: kovarikm@faf.cuni.cz
  • Telephone: +420 495 067 264

Current Position:

Previous Employments:

  • 2010 - 2012: Assistant on Department of Biological and Medical Sciences at Charles University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Hradec Králové
  • 2009 - 2010: Assistant on Department of Physiology at Charles University, Faculty of Medicine, Hradec Králové
  • 2005 - 2010: Research Worker on Department of Physiology at Charles University, Faculty of Medicine, Hradec Králové

Education:

Research Interests:

  • Protein and amino acid metabolism (in vivo and in vitro)
  • Body composition
  • Energy metabolism and indirect calorimetry
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Malnutrition and cachexia

Teaching Activities:

  • Teacher at Charles University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Hradec Králové (Lectures, Practical Classes, Seminars, and Examination in Czech and English Languages)
    • Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology
    • Human Morphology and Physiology
    • Pathological Physiology
    • Pathological-Medicinal Preparation
  • Mentor of 7 bachelor, 13 diploma and 1 rigorous thesis defended so far

Professional Memberships

  • Czech Physiological Society JEP

Other professional activities:

  • 2012: Kentico training course - the basics of web editing software
  • 2011: lecturer at the Physi-Sci-Net seminar: "Some methods of study of protein and amino acid metabolism in rat in in vivo and in vitro conditions"
  • 2004: Student Exchange Program of International Pharmaceutical Students Federation  - 1 month at Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinky, Finland

Grants received:

  • 2012 - 2015: Research co-worker of project UNCE 204026/2012: "Study of Drugs and Other Biologically-Active Substances Perspective in Prevention and Treatment of Important Civilization Diseases
  • 2011: Research co-worker of project MZO 00179906 "New diagnostic markers and therapeutic procedures based on different periods of life with emphasis on aging"
  • 2007: Principal investigator of project GA UK 32207/2007 C - 7322 "Effects of beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate treatment on protein and amino acid metabolism in model of sepsis"
  • 2005 - 2011: Research co-worker of project MSM 0021620820 "The use of experimental and clinical models of metabolic processes, nutrition and pharmacotherapy for the advancement of knowledge, clinical practice and quality of life improvement"

Publications:

  • 11 publications in journals with impact factor, 4 publications in peer reviewed journals (registered in Scopus), 1 textbook, 11 abstracts in journals with impact factor. For details see here.
  • 142 citations (without self-citations), h-index 7 (last update 13th January 2017) 

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