Jessenius Faculty of Medicine
in Martin
Comenius University in Bratislava

Division of Respirology

Prof. Kamil Javorka, M.D., DSc.

1968 - MD. in General Medicine at Faculty of Medicine in 

           Martin, Comenius University in Bratislava

1976 - PhD. in Physiology    

1991 - Professor of Physiology

1992 - DSc. in Physiology   

1986 - 2008 - Head of   Department of Physiology at JFMED CU Martin

2015 - Head of Division of Respirology


Research in the field of Respirology at Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Comenius University has more than 40 years of successful history. Remarkable results of this research resulted in the establishment of the world acclaimed „Martin´s School of Respirology“ which Division of Respirology follows. The importance of this research is currently based on the alar­ming increase of the incidence of the respiratory diseases which are present since the neonatal period up to elderly - in all age categories.

Division consists of two departments, subdivided into laboratories that follow on each other thematically and methodologically.