Alena Buliková, M.D., Ph.D., is the Deputy Chief at Department of Clinical Haematology, University Hospital Brno, Czech Republic. She graduated in 1985 cum laude from Faculty of Medicine at Masaryk University Brno where she also obtained her M.D. degree. She trained at Internal Medicine and Teaching Clinic in Zlín, and at Medical Department Haemato-Oncology University Hospital Brno. She has been working with the Department of Clinical Haematology at the same hospital since 1990. She received a degree as Internist in 1990, the second degree in Haematology in 1994. She obtained her Ph.D. degree from Masaryk University in Brno in 2006 for her thesis on antiphospholipid antibodies. She is a co-author on thirteen books and the first author of 23 articles between, among other publications.