Vaclav Vetvicka

Department of Pathology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA

Research interests: development of natural immunomodulators

Vaclav Vetvicka, Ph.D., is a Professor of Pathology and Director of Research at the Department of Pathology of the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He graduated from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic with an advanced degree in biology and obtained his Ph.D. from the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. His postgraduate training included a stay at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK, and at the Institute of Microbiology, Prague, Czech Republic. His main area of research interest focuses on the development of natural immunomodulators. In addition to the glucan research, Dr. Vetvicka helped to launch glucan in several countries including USA, France, Turkey and Czech Republic. Dr. Vetvicka is author and co-author of more than 280 peer-reviewed publications, nine books and nine international patents.

Editorial Board Member of JCPR
Terms of Appointment: May 2021 – Apr 2023

Updated on May 8, 2021