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09.04.2019

Public lecture

Arranged by: Section III, Biological and Medical Sciences  Lecture: Doc. Jan Pokorný: The Neglected Role of Vegetation in Distributing Solar Energy and Shaping Climate

23.04.2019

Meeting

2nd segment: arranged by Section I, Mathematics and Physical Sciences Lecture: Prof. RNDr. Martin Loebl, CSc. (Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics): “Paths”The lecture is to be held on 23 April 2019 from 4:00 pm in rooms 205 and 206 of the Czech Academy of Sciences building, Národní 3, Prague 1.

20. – 21.05.2019

XXV AGM

20. 5 Karolinum – all day, evening: Vila Lanna21. 5. CAS building, all day

Adam Ervin

Prof., MUDr., CSc.
Born November 7, 1922

  • Honorary member of Learned Society since 1996

Educational and professional preparation:

  • 1951, MUDr., Faculty of Medicine, Charles University (CU), Prague;
  • 1954, board certified in paediatrics; and in 1959 infectious diseases;
  • 1966, CSc. in internal medicine (infections), CU;
  • 1969, Professor, Baylor College of Medicine Department of Molecular Virology and Epidemiology, Houston, Texas;
  • 1971, validation examination, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMS);
  • 1973, Medical Licence examination, Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.

Employment and academic positions:

  • 1954-1961, Associate Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, Medical School, CU;
  • 1961-1968, Head, Clinical and Epidemiological Department, Research Institute of Immunology, Prague;
  • 1968-1969, Visiting Professor, McGill University, Montreal, Canada;
  • 1969, Professor of epidemiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Membership and positions in international organizations and societies:

  • Fellow, American College of Epidemiology
  • Fellow, American College of Preventive Medicine

Notable awards:

  • 1993, Gold Medal, Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University

Selected publications:

  • Adam E., Seidler L.: Gammaglobulin in the prophylaxis of Botkin’s disease. Cs. hyg. epid. mikrobiol. 3, 116-118, 1954
  • Škovránek V., Žáček K., Vonka V., Adam E., Adamova V., Burian V., Vojtova H.: Field trial with Sabin’s live polio vaccine in Czechoslovakia. Proc. First Int. Conference on live poliovirus vaccine 530-571, 1960
  • Adam E., Adamová V., Žáček K.: Surveillance of cases of CNS diseases in Czechoslovakia. Proc. European Assoc.of Poliomyelitis and Assoc. Dis. Vol VIII. 229-239, 1962
  • Adam E., Levy A. H., Rawls W. E., Melnick J. L.: Seroepidemiologic studies of herpesvirus type 2 and carcinoma of cervix. I. Case control matching. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 47, 941-51, 1971
  • Adam E., Kaufman RH., Mirkovic RR., Melnick JL.: Persistence of viral sheddind in a symptomatic women after recovering from herpes genitalis. Obstet. Gynecol. 54, 171-173, 1979
  • Adam E., Melnick J. L., Probtsfield J. L., Petrie B. L., Burek J., Bailey K.R., McCollum C.H., DeBakey M.E.: High levels of cytomegalovirus antibody in patients requiring vascular surgery for atherosclerosis. Lancet 2, 291-293, 1987
  • Melnick J. L., Adam E., DeBakey M. E.: Possible role of cytomegalovirus in atherogenesis. JAMA 263, 2204-2207, 1990
  • Adam E., Kaufman R.H., Berkova Z., Icenogle J., Reeves W.C.: Is human papillomavirus testing an effective triage method for detection of high grade (grade 2 or 3) intraepithelial neoplasia? Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 178, 1235-44, 1998

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14.03.19

Invitation to a Learned Society plenary lecture open to the public

The Learned Society warmly invites you to a lecture by Prof. RNDr. Martin Loebl, CSc. (Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics): “Paths”
The lecture is to be held on 23 April 2019 from 4:00 pm in rooms 205 and 206 of the Czech Academy of Sciences building, Národní 3, Prague 1.

10.03.19

Declaration of support for the student climate strikes

Declaration by the below signed members of the Learned Society and other scientists giving their support for the 15 March 2019 student climate strikes
Declaration (PDF, 36 kB)

04.02.19

Invitation to a Learned Society plenary lecture open to the public

The Learned Society warmly invites you to a lecture by PharmDr. Jitka Palich Fučíková (2nd Faculty of Medicine and Motol University Hospital): “Immunotherapy: the Present and Future”. The lecture is to be held on 19 February 2019 from 4.00 pm in Rooms 205 and 206 of the Czech Academy of Sciences building, Národní 3, Prague 1.