News

13 June 2024

The final programme of SSES 2024 has been published here. Go check it out or download it here in PDF.


28 May 2024

Annual Meeting of Cancer Researchers in Javorná

From May 17 to 19, an annual meeting of research teams from not only our medical faculty, but also our collaborating partners from the Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Czech Academy of Sciences and the National Institute of Public Health, took place in Javorná for the 13th time. Read more here, or check out pictures in the Chaperon project gallery.


05 May 2024

Our befriended project Chaperon celebrated its achievements with its closing conference, which took place on Thursday, April 25, in Parkhotel Plzeň. Read more here... 


09 January 2024

Happy new year! Every month, we are getting closer to this year’s Summer School of Experimental Surgery, a unique opportunity to learn surgical abilities with a possibility to do the procedures on the closest model simulating the real-life clinical situations.

Early bird applications are finished now, the regular application round has just been opened with a deadline of January 31st, so do not hesitate to apply here!


18 December 2023

Best wishes for this Holiday Season and the upcoming year from the team of the Summer School of Experimental Surgery!


13 December 2023

Finishing steps in our UNCE project - ,,Center of clinical and experimental liver surgery“

On October 30th, 2023, the last meeting of UNCE/MED/006 (University Center of Excellence) team was held at the Biomedical Center. After finishing the six years‘ project, we are incredibly proud to announce the final number of publications in multiple research disciplines across the medical field. Certainly, this would not, be possible without the support of this grant, which enabled us to build and maintain a close and fruitful cooperation between the Charles University, Czech Academy of Sciences and the University of West Bohemia at the level of multiple teams, laboratories and individual researchers... Continue reading here >>>


08 November 2023

Great news! The early bird applications for SSES 2024 are now open. Apply now, apply here.


14 July 2023

The 10th Summer School of Experimental Surgery is coming to an end. Even though it's a little sad, we actually want to celebrate. To celebrate the 10 years of meeting new people, of helping them learn surgery so that they can advance in the medical field and help other people. We are proud of having welcomed almost 300 students from 35 countries and working with them regardless of their origin. So long, and see you next time ;)


01 July 2023

Uwaga! | Achtung! | Important! | Attention! | Pazi!

The date and time of the group photoshoot have been changed to Wednesday, July 12, 13:00.


30 June 2023

Refreshing our curriculum

As this year’s summer school marks the 10th anniversary of its existence, we have decided to give it an extra notch. On top of our standard surgical practice lessons, we added three different hands-on skill-oriented lessons that should improve your capabilities in more specialized areas of surgery. You can look forward to learning the basics of plastic surgery, vascular surgery and microsurgery. When? Just look at the programme here.


20 June 2023

Great news! We have finalized the programme for SSES 2023. Curious? Have a look here!


10 June 2023

Latest findings from cancer research under a gothic roof: international conference brought researchers to the New Town Hall

Top scientists discussed the latest findings in colon and pancreatic cancer research at the international conference "Current Understanding of Colorectal and Pancreatic Cancers (CUCAP)" on 29 and 30 May 2023. The successful event was organized by the Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen of the Charles University in cooperation with the Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Czech Academy of Sciences. Read more here...


23 May 2023

Spring Meeting of Cancer Researchers in Javorná

From May 12 to 14, 2023, a regular meeting of collaborating research teams from our medical faculty, as well as experts from the Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Czech Academy of Sciences, and from the National Institute of Public Health took place for the twelfth time. Continue reading here...

Javorná 2023


04 April 2023

While the preparation of SSES 2023 is in progress, the preparation of Current Understanding of Colorectal and Pancreatic Cancers (CUCAP), an international cancer research conference of our befriended Chaperon project, is in progress even more. It is in so much progress in fact, that the registration deadline is in 10 days! If you're interested, don't hesitate and register at www.cucap.cz soon.


05 January 2023

The early bird application round is over and we are now getting in touch with the applicants to inform them of its results. In the meantime, the application is still open, now in the regular application round, the deadline of which is February 15, 2023. So don't get sad in case you missed the early bird round and apply now!