Institute of Experimental Medicine
Pavel Vodicka graduated at the Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague and in 1986 obtained PhD in biochemistry. He worked as visiting scientist at the Finnish Inst. Occupat. Health, Helsinki, Finland (1987-1990) and at Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden (1990-1993). Since 2002 he is a head of the Dept. Molec. Biol. Cancer, Inst. Exper. Medicine, Acad. Sci., Prague, Czech Republic. Pavel Vodicka has published more than 120 (2670 citations, HI 31) articles. His main research topics were carcinogenic effects of industrial monomers, DNA and chromosomal damage and DNA repair functional tests in humans and dissection of transient biomarkers in the onset of gastrointestinal cancers. He edited the Special Issue (2012) in Mutagenesis (http://mutage.oxfordjournals.org/content/27/2.toc), entitled Colorectal Cancer-Current Insights into Susceptibility.