The USF School of Aging Studies welcomes Professor Jakub Hort

Jakub Hort, a leading dementia researcher in the Czech Republic, has received a courtesy professor appointment at USF, strengthening a long-standing partnership between USF and St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno. Hort leads the dementia research team at the International Clinic Research Center at St. Anne’s.  Hort played a key role in establishing the relationship with USF, which has led to student exchanges, dozens of publications, and other research accomplishments. He works closely with Ross Andel, professor and director of USF’s School or Aging Studies. “Collaboration with colleagues at the University of South Florida is long-term, constantly evolving, and younger colleagues are also involved in the research,” which is seen in an increase in publications and scientific developments on both sides,"Hort said.