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Jan Gojda

Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Postdoc Fellow
Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Research Interests

  • Role of specific nutrients in insulin resistance development
  • Intestinal microbiome/metabolome bridging nutrition and diabetes
  • Cancer and its bi-directional association with insulin resistance, cancer cachexia

Academic Career

  • Charles University, Prague
    • General medicine
    • Diabetes & Endocrinology consultant
    • Clinical Nutrition and Intensive care consultant
    • PhD in Physiology and Pathophysiology of Human
    • Head, Clinical Research Unit
  • Travel Award Grant of ESPEN (2013, 2015)


Within EFSD Mentorship:

  • To elaborate a common project and establish continuing research collaboration with Oxford Centre for Research on Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • To get deeper insights in role of adipose tissue in cancer cachexia
  • To get leadership, communication and fund raising skills

And beyond

  • Building up of an international diabetes research network
  • Shaping future diabetes research in the Czech Republic
  • Facilitating transfer between diabetes research and policy making, raising awareness  of diabetes pandemics, implementing preventive and early diagnostic measures within