Biography & Research:
Prof. Dr. Karel Kostev is Senior Manager Epidemiology Research and has been working for 16 years in the medical research organizations and has extensive experiencing in the epidemiological analysis using observational data. He studied sociology and statistics in the University of Freiburg, hold a doctor degree of medical sciences in the University of Leipzig and habilitation in the university of Marburg. He is author or co-author of more than 300 papers. His main research topics are evidence based medicine and epidemiology of chronic diseases. Actually he additionally teaches epidemiology and medical sciences on the university clinic of Marburg and university of applied sciences in Idstein, Germany.