Senate recognises Czech scientist Holý for dedication in the field of medicine
The Senate on Friday awarded world-famous Czech scientist Antonín Holý an honorary medal for his contributions in scientific research and development. Mr Holý has spent a considerable part of his career in helping develop medicines to help patients with AIDS. The head of the Academy of Sciences Organic chemistry and biochemistry branch, Zdeněk Havlas, praised Professor Holý, saying he was an example of the dedication required in the sciences. Antonín Holý has received considerable recognition for his work including a nomination for the Nobel Prize for medicine.