Eva Syková#


Eva Syková
Email:sykovae 'at' gmail.com
Membership Number:1906
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:CZECH REPUBLIC
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:esykova
Elected:1999
Homepage: http://www.iem.cas.cz








Present and Previous Positions

  • 2001-present Director, Institute of Experimental Medicine ASCR, Prague
  • 2000- present Head, Center for Cell Therapy and Tissue Repair, Charles University, Prague
  • 1996- present Chairman, Department of Neuroscience, 2nd Medical School, Charles University, Prague
  • 1991-present Head, Department of Neuroscience, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague
  • 1983-90 Head, Laboratory of Neurohumoral Regulations, Institute of Physiological Regulations, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague
  • 1976-83 Postdoctoral researcher, Institute of Physiology, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague
  • 1970-75 Ph.D. training, Institute of Physiology, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague

Fields of Scholarship

  • geometry of the extracellular space of the central nervous system (CNS)
  • diffusion in the extracellular space of the CNS
  • extrasynaptic „volume“ transmission in the CNS
  • ionic and volume homeostasis in the CNS
  • role of glial cells in health and disease
  • spinal cord injury
  • use of stem cells in regenerative medicine and cell therapies
  • use of biomaterials and nanofibers as tissue bridges and stem cell carriers
  • use of nanoparticles in magnetic resonance imaging

Honours and Awards

  • 1976 and 1978 Awards of Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences
  • 1982 Prize of Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences
  • 1984 Prize of Czechoslovak Physiological Society
  • 1992 and 1994 Prize of Czech Medical Society of J.E. Purkyně
  • 1993 Prize of Czech Neuroscience Society
  • 1997 Prize of Czech Academy of Sciences
  • 1997 Janssen-Cilag Award
  • 1999 Elected member of Academia Europea
  • 2000 Elected member of European DANA Aliance
  • 2002 Elected member of European Academy of Sciences
  • 2003 Purkynje Medal AS CR
  • 2004 "Lady pro" Award
  • 2004 Elected Fellow of Czech Medical Academy (FCMA)
  • 2005 Jansen-Cilag Foundation award
  • 2008 Medal of Jan Trapel
  • 2009 Honorary Membership of Czech Neuroscience Society
  • 2009 Honorary Membership of Czech Medical Society of J.E. Purkyně


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