PharmDr. Olga Lenčová, Ph.D.


Phone: +420 495 816 317 - Department of Pharmacology



December 30, 1980, Czech Republic

Birth name

: Popelová

Education, Academic and Scientific Degrees

2009 – PhD. in Medical Pharmacology (FMed HK), 2010 – PharmD. (FPharm HK), 2004 – MSc. in Pharmacy (FPharm HK)

Working Experience

2009 – Assistant professor, 2014 – Lecturer, 2005 – Researcher (all appointments are at Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology)

Research Interests

Cardiotoxicity of anticancer drugs (especially of anthracyclines and sunitinib), molecular mechanisms of cardiotoxicity, pharmacological cardioprotection

Research skills and methods

Examination of cardiovascular parameters in small laboratory animals – echocardiography, left ventricular catheterization, experimental induction of cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure by TAC method (Transverse Aortic Constriction), molecular biology methods, biochemical activity assays, immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence


Since 2004 – teaching of seminars and practical classes of pharmacology in students of General Medicine and Dentistry (since 2013 also in English), since 2014 – teaching of lectures

International Experience

4 months (2014) – Department of Cardiology, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Prof. Edward TH Yeh

Memberships in Scientific Societies

International Society for Heart Research, Czech Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology


2012      Best poster prize in session Pharmacological interventions and drug-induced cardiovascular toxicity at the conference New Frontiers in Basic Cardiovascular Research 2012, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic, June 12-15, 2012
2010      Best scientific paper in 2009 (category of author up to 35 years), organized by Czech Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
2009      Best scientific paper in 2008 (category of author up to 35 years), organized by Czech Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
2008      Best scientific presentation at the conference Young Cardiologists` Day, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic, June 12, 2008, organized by Czech Society for Cardiology

Peer Review

  • Reviewer (2x) of manuscripts submitted into scientific journals (Circulation, Free Radical Biology and Medicine)
  • Reviewer of grant applications: GA UK (8x)
  • Master´s thesis (3x/FPharm HK)

Grant Projects

As a principal investigator: GA UK (2x)
As a co-investigator (10x): GA ČR (3x), IGA MZ (1x), GA UK (1x), grant Czech Society of Cardiology (1x), PRVOUK P37 (1x), Research project of MŠMT (1x), Charles University Research Centre (1x), Czech Republic - European Union-Funded Project (1x)

Publications and Citations (in total)

Number of publications in WoS/Scopus: 31/33
Number of citations in WoS/Scopus – total 840/988, without self-citations 729/872
H-index in WoS/Scopus (with self-citations) = 15/15

Summary of Publications (in last 5 years, 2012-2017)

in WoS/Scopus: 11/11, cumulative IF (summa IF) = 42.768, average IF = 3.888.
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