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Michael Huth
Email:Milos.Pekny 'at' neuro.gu.se
Membership Number:3748
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:mpekny
Elected:2014
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 2005 - Director of the Laboratory of Astrocyte Biology and CNS Regeneration, Dept. of Clinical Neuroscience, Inst. for Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2005- Professor at Dept. of Clinical Neuroscience, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1999-2004 Docent (Associate Professor) and Laboratory Director at Dept. of Med. Biochemistry, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1996-1999 PI and group leader at Dept. of Med. Biochemistry, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1995-1996 postdoctoral fellow at Dept. of Med. Biochemistry, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1990-1994 research at the Tumor Biology Laboratory, Dept. of Pathology, for the degree DrMedSc (PhD), Faculty of Medicine, Uppsala University, Sweden
  • 1983-1989, medical studies, 1989 - Doctor of Medicine (MD) cum Eminentia and medical license, Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; 1989-90, clinical practice, Prague, Czech Republic

Fields of Scholarship
  • Neurobiology
  • Experimental and clinical neurology
  • Development of novel strategies for brain repair and regeneration
  • The role of astrocytes in the neuropathology with an emphasis on healing process after brain or spinal cord trauma and in post-traumatic regeneration
  • Astrocytes as a potential target for pharmacological intervention in stroke

Honours and Awards
  • 2005 Recipient of the Swedish Eric Fernström Prize
  • Since 2012 Member of the Scientific advisory board, Swedish Brain Foundation
  • Since 2013 Conjoint Professor, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
  • Since 2014 Conjoint Professor, University of Newcastle, Australia

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