Ota Fuchs

Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion

Ota Fuchs graduated from the Chemical Technological University, Prague, Czech Republic, in 1971. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Charles University, Prague, in 1981. He is employed as a Senior Scientist at the Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Prague. He undertook as visiting scientist short-term affiliations at the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, UK; Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences in St Peterburg, Russia; and Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada. Dr. Fuchs was the principal investigator of five projects of the Internal Grant Agency of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic and one grant project of the Grant Agency of Czech Republic.

4books edited

6chapters authored

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This book deals with the diagnosis and treatment of multiple myeloma. Multiple myeloma is a plasma cell disorder, the prognosis of which has dramatically improved in the last years thanks to new immunomodulatory drugs, proteasome inhibitors, and monoclonal antibodies, in relapsed/refractory disease and a diagnosis. Chapters cover such topics as prognostic and predictive factors in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma, treatment approaches, antibody therapies, and three-dimensional (3D) models mimicking multiple myeloma bone marrow–microenvironment interactions.

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