Janka Vašková, assoc. prof. Dr. PhD is working as research scientist at the Department of Medical and Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice. She studied at the University of Pavol Jozef Šafárik (1993-1998) with specialisation in Anthropology. She began with internal doctoral studies completed by dissertation thesis in Anthropology in 2003 (PhD.). She was appointed associated professor in Anthropology in 2016, and received scientific qualification level senior researcher in Clinical Biochemistry. She is the author of 2 monographs, 4 textbooks and more than 280 original scientific and conference papers. Currently deals with detection of pro- and antioxidant properties of natural and synthetic substances, their effect on the antioxidant status of the organism, as well as assessment of treatment success and patient prognosis by detecting the changes in selected antioxidant markers.