Ota Fuchs graduated from the Chemical Technological University, Prague, Czech Republic in 1971. He obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from 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 shortly worked as a visiting scientist in the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, UK, and in Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewisch General Hospital, Montreal, Canada. He was the principal investigator of five projects of Internal Grant Agency of Ministry of Health of Czech Republic and of one grant project of Grant Agency of Czech Republic. He is a member of Czech Medical Society J.E. Purkyne.