RP1 Experimental Neurobiology – Running Grants and Projects


The Czech Science Foundation

Role of Sleep in Consolidation of Associations between Objects, Positions and a Time Sequence – Single Unit Activity in the Hippocampus and Neocortex (17-26002Y)
Investigator: RNDr. Eduard Kelemen, Ph.D.
Principle investigator: NIMH 
Duration: 1.1.2017–31.12.2019
Total budget NIMH: 4 470 000 CZK

Electromagnetic Models of Animal Brains (18-16218S)
Investigator: MUDr. Tomáš Páleníček, Ph.D.
Principle investigator: Brno University of Technology (prof. Dr. Ing. Zbyněk Raida)
Co-investigator/Partner: NIMH
Duration: 1.1.2018–31.12.2020
Total budget: 7 240 000 CZK
Total budget NIMH: 3 811 000 CZK

Specific Serotonin-dopamin Modulators and Their Potential in the Model of Induced Psychosis
Investigator: PharmDr. Jan Korábečný, Ph.D.
Principle investigator: University Hospital Hradec Králové (PharmDr. Ondřej Soukup, Ph.D.)
Co-investigator/Partner: NIMH
Duration: 1.1.2019–31.12.2021
Total budget: 8 872 000 CZK
Total Budget NIMH: 4 973000 CZK


Czech Health Research Council 

Interactions of Intracellular Amyloid Beta and Diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease (16-27611A)
Investigator: Ing. Zdenka Krištofiková, Ph.D.
Principle investigator: NIMH 
Co-investigators/Partners: Motol University Hospital (MUDr. Martin Vyhnálek, Ph.D.); Institute of Photonics and Electronics of the CAS (prof. Ing. Jiří Homola, CSc.) 
Duration: 1.4.2016–31.12.2019
Total budget: 12 448 000 CZK
Total budget NIMH: 5 090 000 CZK

The Interplay Between the Gut Microbiota and Brain Functions: Implication for Metabolome and Metabolic Syndrome in Schizophrenia (17-31852A)
Investigator: MUDr. Tomáš Páleníček, Ph.D.
Principle investigator: NIMH
Co-investigators/Partners: Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics of the CAS (RNDr. Kateřina Fliegerová, CSc.); Institute of Microbiology of the CAS
Duration: 1.4.2017–31.12.2020
Total budget: 13 553 000 CZK
Total budget NIMH: 10 163 000 CZK

Role of Frontotemporal Crosstalk in Cognitive Coordination and Flexibility Deficits in Schizophrenia: A Translational Study (17-30833A)
Investigator: Mgr. Tomáš Petrásek, Ph.D.
Principle investigator: Institute of Physiology of the CAS (prof. RNDr. Aleš Stuchlík, Ph.D.)
Co-investigator/Partner: NIMH
Duration: 1.4.2017–31.12.2020
Total budget: 12 990 000 CZK
Total budget NIMH: 8 045 000 CZK


The Ministry of the Interior of The Czech Republic

New Synthetic Drugs - Complex Interdisciplinary Research Centre (VI20172020056)
Investigator: MUDr. Tomáš Páleníček, Ph.D.
Principle investigator: University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology (Ing. Martin Kuchař, Ph.D.)
Co-investigator/Partner: NIMH; Alfarma, s.r.o. (RNDr. Miroslav Flieger, CSc.)
Total budget: 42 761 000 CZK
Total budget NIMH: 24 462 000 CZK



OP Enterprise and Innovation for Competitiveness

Application of Industrial Biotechnology Methods for Differential Diagnostics of Neurological Diseases (CZ.01.1.02/0.0/0.0/17_176/0015497)
Investigator: RNDr. Jan Říčný, CSc.
Principle investigator: VIDIA spol. s r.o.
Co-investigator/Partner: NIMH
Duration: 1.7.2019–30.6.2022



The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of The Czech Republic

Targeted Depletion of the TRP-VR1 in Murine Nociception Models for Treatment of Analgesics Resistant Pain (LTAB19024)
Investigator: Prof. Saak Victor Ovsepian, MD, PhD
Principle investigator: NIMH
Project Partner:  Technical University Munich and Helmholtz Zentrum Munich (Prof. Vasilis Ntziachristos)
Duration: 1.7.2019–31.12.2021


Dynamics of Hippocampal and Neocortical Neuronal Representations of Mutual Relationships between a Subject, Significant Moving Objects, and Environment (LTAUSA19135)
Investigator: RNDr. Eduard Kelemen, Ph.D.
Principle investigator: NIMH
Co-investigator-Partner: Institute of Physiology CAS; New York University (Prof. André A. Fenton), University of Arizona (Prof. Jean-Marc Fellous, Ph.D.)
Duration: 1.11.2019–31.12.2022
Total budget: 6 991 000 CZK
Total budget NIMH: 3 496 CZK



Morphological and Histopathological Changes in a Neurodevelopmental Model of Schizophrenia (304A_2019)
Investigator: Mgr. Iveta Vojtěchová 
Duration: 1.1.2019–30.6.2019
Total Budget: 70 000 CZK
Outer and Inner Simultaneous Multichannel EEG Recording (301B_2019) (NPU)
Investigator: Mgr. Čestmír Vejmola 
Duration: 7.1.2019–15.2.2019
Total Budget: 70 000 CZK




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