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Professor Milan Macek Jr. MD, DSc is the chairman of the largest academic medical genetics institution in the Czech Republic, which also comprises a research / diagnostics Reproductive genetics centre /ublg.lf2.cuni.cz/. He is also the past President of the European Society of Human Genetics. His institute is a "clearing centre" for dissemination of knowledge in genetics gathered within various international projects, such as CF Thematic Network, EuroGentest or EuroCareCF, to all interested fellows from Central and Eastern Europe. Following the ESHRE meeting in Prague in 2006 he co-organized the practical post-congress PGD course at his Department. His department closely collaborates with other IVF centres in the Czech Republic, mainly in the area of reproductive genetics.Prof. Macek did his first postdoc at the Institut of Human Genetics in Berlin, continued as a postdoctoral fellow at the McKusick-Nathans Centre for Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and during that time he was also a fellow at Harvard School of Medicine in Boston. He has been involved in 26 international grants, so far . He was the local host of the 2005 European Society of Human Genetics conference and of the 2008 European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, both held in Prague. Prof. Macek is national coordinator of Orphanet and has been the chief advisor of the Czech EU Council Presidency under which the “EU Council recommendation on an action in the field of rare diseases“was adopted in June 2009. He is author-/coauthor on 67 international publications that have been cited more than 2100x and reached a mean impact factor of 9,77, with H-index of 23.