Dr. Lenka Andrýsková
Population studies CELSPAC

Dr. Andrýsková has been working at RECETOX since 2012, and currently heads the Population Studies unit. She attained a bachelor’s and Master’s in Mathematics and Biology at the Masaryk University‘s Faculty of Science and a PhD at Mendel University. 

Her main role invloves organizing and managing the epidemiological studies conducted at RECETOX. Under her supervision, the long term ELSPAC study was digitized in cooperation with the university’s Institute of Biostatistics and Analysis, and the ELSPAC database was created.  

She is the contact person for parties interested in the two decade-long epidemiological study data, population studies applicants, and applicants interested in obtaining data and samples of biological material from the population studies.  

She is also chairs Masaryk University‘s ELSPAC Ethics Committee, and is a member of the Brno city Health Board. 

As head of the Population Studies Research Infrastructure, Dr. Andrýsková is involved in the follow-up CELSPAC studies: The Next Generation and Young Adults. She and her team support scientists with preparing and implementing short-term research studies, especially studies assessing environmental impacts on human health and development.  

This support may include guidance in developing of protocols and standard operating procedures, as well as providing a legislative framework for epidemiological studies, laboratory, and biobanking capacities.  

An integral part of Lenka's activities includes participation in development of software applications for management and registration of laboratory samples and management of research studies. 

Lenka is also responsible for preparing materials for project grants, and interim and final reports. She also organizes the annual meetings with research studies participants, events for the general public, cooperates in creating promotional materials, and is responsible for communicating with study participants, and partners (e.g., Statutory City of Brno and University Hospital Brno). 

The department has no employees.

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