Roman Hajek is the Professor of Oncology, Head of Department of Haemato-Oncology at the University Hospital Ostrava and School of Medicine University Ostrava and Head of Babak Myeloma Research Group of MU Brno in Czech Republic. After qualifying in medicine in 1988 from J.E. Purkyne University Brno, Dr. Hajek completed degrees in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology&Transfusiology and received a PhD in 1995. Dr Hajek was a founder member of the Czech Myeloma Group and an active chairman of the Czech Myeloma Group. He is also the founder of Amyloidosis Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Ostrava. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of International Myeloma Foundation. Dr. Hajek has published over 200 scientific articles and book chapters.