Scientific research at the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine mainly focuses on the field of preventive cardiology and obesitology, investigation of the pathomechanisms of obesity and the possibility of their influence.
We have a unique interdisciplinary outpatient program – “School of obesity”, focuses on the treatment (group therapy - same age groups of children and adolescent with obesity, family - based strategies) and the management of severe childhood obesity. The guarantor of this program is the head of the department - Doc. MUDr. Ingrid Schusterová, PhD., deputy is MUDr. Alžbeta Tohatová, PhD.