Jaroslav STERBA, M.D., Ph.D., is professor of oncology and the Head of Pediatric Oncology Dpt., University Children’s Hospital Brno, Czech Republic since 1998. He is also the Vice-Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University Brno, Cz
He is the chairman of the NHL committee of the International BFM group and a member the Children´s Oncology Group (COG) (international associate member) European Bone and Marrow Transplant Group (EBMT), and SIOP.
Pr Sterba is a pioner in metronomic chemotherapy in children and has published the first european pediatric trial (COMBAT) in 2006 and organized the first Workshop in Metronomic and differentiating therapies in children and AYA in Brno in 2008. He has since improved the COMBAT protocol and is still engaged in the development of metronomic chemotherapy in children.