Premysl Jiruska

Premysl Jiruska

Dr. Premysl Jiruska is Associate Professor at the Institute of Physiology, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Charles University in Prague Czech Republic. fter completing his PhD, he undertook a postdoctoral position in the group of Prof. John Jefferys at the University of Birmingham, focusing on experimental epilepsy research. In 2008 he was awarded a personal Sir Desmond Pond fellowship by Epilepsy Research UK to conduct independent research on the mechanisms involved in the transition from normal brain activity to seizure. Currently, in his research he focuses on mechanisms of ictogenesis and network organization and dynamics of epileptic foci.

Affiliations and Expertise

Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Czech Republic