Cutting-edge science for health

Institute Management

Director: MUDr. Jan Kopecký, DrSc.

Deputy Director for Science: MUDr. Jiří Paleček, CSc.

Deputy Director for Education and Science Support: Prof. RNDr. Jiří Pácha, DrSc.

Deputy Director for Administration: Ing. Petra Janečková


Board of Institute of Physiology CAS


Chairperson: Doc. PharmDr. Alena Sumová, DSc.

Deputy Chairperson: RNDr. Ivana Vaněčková, DSc.


Internal Members:

Doc. MUDr. Lucie Bačáková, CSc.

Prof. RNDr. František Kolář, CSc.

Prof. RNDr. Aleš Stuchlík, Ph.D.

RNDr. Hana Sychrová, DrSc.


External Members:

Prof. RNDr. Jan Černý, Ph.D. (Charles University)

Prof. Ing. Martin Fusek, Ph.D. (IOCB)

RNDr. Vladimír Kořínek, CSc. (IMG)

Secretary: Mgr. Adéla Pecková, Ph.D.


Supervisory Board of Institute of Physiology CAS


Chairperson: RNDr. Zdeněk Havlas, DrSc. (IOCB)

Deputy Chairperson: RNDr. Jaroslav Kuneš, DrSc. (IPHYS)


Mgr. Ing. Jindřich Hroch

Prof. MUDr. Zuzana Červinková, CSc.

Doc. MUDr. Vojtěch Melenovský, CSc.

Secretary: Ing. Petra Janečková


International Advisory Board of Institute of Physiology CAS


Asocc. Prof. Bryndis Birnir, PhD

Professor at Department of Neuroscience - Molecular Physiology and Neuroscience

University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden


Prof. Dr. Matthias Blüher

Head of the obesity outpatient clinic for adults

Clinic for Endocrinology and Nephrology, Medical Research Center,Leipzig, Germany


Prof. Dr. med. Pontus Persson

Director of the Institute of Vegetative Physiology

Institute of Vegetative Physiology, Berlin, Germany


Prof. Marianne Schultzberg, PhD

Professor of clinical neuroscience at  the Division of Neurogeriatrics

Division of Neurogeriatrics, Karolinska Institutet Alzheimer Disease Research Center (KI-ADRC), Stockholm, Sweden


Prof. Adam Szewczyk

Head of Laboratory of Intracellular Ion Channels

Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland