Prof. Irena Rektorová, Ph.D.

Research Group Leader Senior


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Phone: +420 54949 7825, +420 543 182 639
Research group: Applied Neuroscience - Irena Rektorová

8. June 2020

New Neurological Study Confirms That Cognitive Speed Enhancement Is Possible

Press Release Brno-based neuroscientist, Professor Irena Rektorova, and her colleagues Ľubomira Novakova and Martin Gajdos from CEITEC Masaryk…

11. Feb. 2020

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020

As we celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February 2020, we are reminded of the need to honour the contribution of…

8. Oct. 2019

Alzheimer's Disease Can Be Treated by Dancing. How Does It Help the Sick?

Že bychom se mohli z Alzheimerovy nemoci vytancovat? Asi by to bylo hezké. Zatím ale tým profesorky Ireny Rektorové prokázal v unikátní studii, že…

30. Sept. 2019

Visit the Mysterious World of the Brain Accompanied by Scientists from the CEITEC Research Center

Tisková zpráva, 30. 9. 2019; Cyklus přednášek v brněnském planetáriu na Kraví hoře – LABYRINTEM MOZKU – je součástí mezinárodního vědeckého…

22. Aug. 2019

Labyrinth of the Brain: Research the Most Complex Structures on Earth

Cesta poznání je někdy hodně klikatá a nejinak je tomu i v případě výzkumu mozku. V jednotlivých přednáškách se mladí vědci z …

11. Feb. 2019

CEITEC Joins the #WomenInScience Campaign

Three years ago, the United Nations decided to mark 11 February as an International Day of Women and Girls in Science. CEITEC is proud to employ and…

24. Jan. 2019

Taneční terapií proti nemocem mozku

The article is only in Czech. 

26. June 2018

Neurologist Irena Rektorová about brain structures, pathological proteins, beneficial movement and science that is not here yet

In newspaper Lidové noviny from Saturday, June 23, 2018, you can find an interview with a neurologist from CEITEC MU - Irena Rektorová. Irena…

26. Apr. 2018

Prof. Irena Rektorová for Czech Television: A non-invasive brain stimulation can help patients with Parkinson's disease

Prof. Irena Rektorová and leader of the research group focused on applied neuroscience had for Czech TV an interview on speech…

1. Feb. 2018

Irena Rektorova nominated for the Woman of Czechia 2017 award

Irena Rektorová,  Applied Neuroscience Research Group Leader, was officially nominated for the Woman of Czechia 2017 award. Prof. Rector has…

30. Jan. 2018

An interview about Parkinson and Alzheimer disease with Irena Rektorova for the Czech Radio.

Czech Radio, 30.1.2018 Irena Rektorová. a leading Czech neuroscientist, head of the Applied Neuroscience Research Group at CEITEC is primarily…

21. June 2017

Neurologists examine some diseases and their connection with a native language

Neurologists form CEITEC Masaryk University are trying to detect earlier and more accurate neurodegenerative deiseases, such as Alzheimer's…

8. Mar. 2017

Workout of Seniors (Czech television - video)

In a healthy body, healthy brain? The scientists of Applied Neuroscience Research Group of CEITEC MU are trying to confirm or refute this sentence…

Publications that are part of the Web of Science database, possibly also other publications chosen by authors.












  • Diagnostika onemocnění s Lewyho tělísky v prodromálním stadiu založená na analýze multimodálních dat, , 2020 - 2023
  • Effect of intensive dance-exercise intervention on cognition and brain plasticity in healthy seniors and patients with mild cognitive impairment (15-33854A), Ministry of Health - Health research agency, 2015 - 2018
  • ncRNAPain - Non-coding RNAs in neurogenic and neuropathic pain mechanisms and their application for risk assessment, patient stratification and personalised pain medicine (602133), Evropská unie, 2013 - 2017
  • Identification of MRI based imaging biomarker in earlier detection of neuronal changes in animal models of Parkinson’s disease (4SGA8588), Jihomoravský kraj, 2015 - 2016
  • Pre-clinical genotype-phenotype predictors of Alzheimer´s disease and other dementia (237250), Evropská unie, 2014 - 2016
  • Specific characteristics of neuropathic pain of central and peripheral type (NT/13523), Internal grant agency - Ministry of Health, 2012 - 2015
  • Multi-centre cohort-studies in Lewy-body dementia: Challenges in harmonizing different clinical and biomarker protocols, EU Joint Programme - Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND), 2014 - 2015
  • CEITEC - Central European Institute of Technology (CZ.1.05/1.1.00/02.0068), Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a tělovýchovy ČR, 2011 - 2015
  • Speech, its impairment and cognitive performance in Parkinson´s disease (NT/13499), Internal grant agency - Ministry of Health, 2012 - 2015
  • Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, EU Joint Programme - Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND), 2012 - 2015