Assoc. Prof. MUDr. Tomáš Kašpárek, Ph.D.

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Name, first names, scientific degrees
  • Kašpárek, Tomáš, MD, Ph.D.
Department/Faculty/University
  • Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Brno-Bohunice
Function, current position
  • Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Associate professor
  • Vicedirector for Research of the University Hospital Brno-Bohunice
Education and academic qualifications
  • 2010: Habilitation - "Imaging of brain morphology in schizophrenia" - doc/assoc. professor
  • 2007: Specialization in Psychiatry 2007: EEG license 2004: postgraduate study - Psychiatry, Masaryk University; thesis "Hippocampal volume in the first episode schizophrenia - MRI volumetric study." - Ph.D.
  • 2003: 1st attestation in Psychiatry {specialty residency)
  • 2000: 3rd Medical faculty, Charles University, Prague, the Czech Republic - general medicine - MD
Professional experience
  • 2012: University Hospital Brno-Bohunice, Vicedirector for Research
  • 2011: Dep. of Psychiatry, Head of the Department
  • 2010: Dep. of Psychiatry, associate professor
  • 2008: Dep. of Psychiatry, chief doctor
  • 2005: Dep. of Psychiatry, assistant professor
  • 2003: Dep. of psychiatry, college tutor
  • 2000: Department of psychiatry, psychiatrist
Teaching activities
  • Associate professor - practical training and lectures in psychiatry.
  • Lectures at postgraduate level focused on pathophysiology of schizophrenia, neurotic disorders, brain imaging techniques in psychiatry, psychopharmacology.
Research activities
  • Brain imaging techniques in the neurobiology of psychiatric disorders, focus on brain structure-function relationship (MR-based volumetry, voxel-wise morphometry - VBM, DBM, SBM, advanced statistical analysis of MR brain images for brain connectivity research, functional MRI, diffusion tensor imaging tractography, clinical and quantitative electroencephalography), brain imaging for individual diagnotic purposes in psychiatry (pattern recognition techniques).
  • Clinical pharmaclogical studies - schizophrenia, affective disorders, cognitive dysfunction.
Professional stays abroad
  • 2-3/2004: Structural neuroimaging laboratory, Dep. of Psychiatry, UMC, Utrecht, Netherland: training in hippocampal segmentation, pipeline in structural neuroimaging studies.
Other academic activities, research projects, grants
  • Co-investigator of research grant on cerebellar function in neuropsychiatric disorders (Principal investigator prof. Martin Bares): 2012-2014.
  • Principal investigator of research grant NR9855 MZCR focused on white matter integrity, neurological soft signs and brain function in schizophrenia: 2008-2011
  • Principal investigator of research grant NR9893 MZCR focused on outcome prediction of schizophrenia patients with the use of brain morphometry: 2008-2011
  • Co-investigator of a research grant NR9676 MZCR focused on the pharmacogenetics of risperidone in first-episode schizophrenia patients: 2008-2011
  • Co-investigator of interdisciplinary Research project focused on brain plasticity (sponsored by the Czech Ministry of Education) and grant projects focused on rTMS in the treatment of negative symptoms of schizophrenia and cognitive dysfunction of major depression (sponsored by the Czech Ministry of Health - 2008-2011).
Non-university activities
  • Member of the Schizophrenia International Research Society
  • Member of the Revision committee of the Czech Neuropsychopharmacologic Society
  • Member of the Revision committee of the Czech Society of Biological Psychiatry
  • Member of the Czech Medical Association of JE Purkyne
Most significant professional accomplishments
  • Associate Editor of Activitas Nervosa Superior journal - since 2008
  • Winner of the American Psychiatric Association award for the best Czech young investigator original research (Gray matter changes in first-episode schizophrenia) - 2006
  • Member of the editorial board of "Psychiatrie pro praxi" journal - since 2005
Major publications
  • SCHWARZ, Daniel a Tomáš KAŠPÁREK. Brain morphometry of MR images for automated classification of first-episode schizophrenia. Information Fusion, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2014, roč. 19, č. 1, s. 97-102. ISSN 1566-2535. doi:10.1016/j.inffus.2013.02.002. info
  • KAŠPÁREK, Tomáš, Radovan PŘIKRYL, Jitka HÜTTLOVÁ, Radek MAREČEK, Michal MIKL, Hana PŘIKRYLOVÁ KUČEROVÁ, Jiří VANÍČEK a Eva ČEŠKOVÁ. Brain Functional Connectivity of Male Patients in Remission After the First Episode of Schizophrenia. Human Brain Mapping, USA: Wiley Periodicals, Inc., 2013, roč. 34, č. 3, s. 726-737. ISSN 1065-9471. doi:10.1002/hbm.21469. info
  • MITÁŠOVÁ, Adéla, Milena KOŠŤÁLOVÁ, Josef BEDNAŘÍK, Radka MICHALČÁKOVÁ, Tomáš KAŠPÁREK, Petra BALABÁNOVÁ, Ladislav DUŠEK, Stanislav VOHÁŇKA a E. Wesley ELY. Poststroke delirium incidence and outcomes: Validation of the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU). Critical Care Medicine, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012, roč. 40, č. 2, s. 484-490. ISSN 0090-3493. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e318232da12. info
  • KAŠPÁREK, Tomáš, Jitka ŘEHULOVÁ, Miloš KEŘKOVSKÝ, Andrea ŠPRLÁKOVÁ-PUKOVÁ, Marek MECHL a Michal MIKL. Cortico-cerebellar functional connectivity and sequencing of movements in schizophrenia. BMC Psychiatry, London: Biomed Central, 2012, roč. 12, Mar, s. "nestránkováno". ISSN 1471-244X. doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-17. URLinfo
  • BRÁZDIL, Milan, Radek MAREČEK, Tomáš URBÁNEK, Tomáš KAŠPÁREK, Michal MIKL, Ivan REKTOR a Adam ZEMAN. Unveiling the mystery of déja vu: The structural anatomy of déja vu. Cortex, Milano: Elsevier Masson, 2012, roč. 48, č. 9, s. 1240-1243. ISSN 0010-9452. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2012.03.004. URLinfo
  • KAŠPÁREK, Tomáš, Carlos Eduardo THOMAZ, Joao Ricardo SATO, Daniel SCHWARZ, Eva JANOUŠOVÁ, Radek MAREČEK, Radovan PŘIKRYL, Jiří VANÍČEK, Andre FUJITA a Eva ČEŠKOVÁ. Maximum-uncertainty linear discrimination analysis of first-episode schizophrenia subjects. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 2011, roč. 191, č. 3, s. 174-181. ISSN 0925-4927. doi:10.1016/j.pscychresns.2010.09.016. info
  • KAŠPÁREK, Tomáš. Neurotoxický, neuroprotektivní či neuroplastický účinek antipsychotik? Česká a slovenská psychiatrie, Praha: ČLS JEP, 2010, roč. 106, č. 1, s. 22-29. ISSN 1212-0383. info
  • RIEČANSKÝ, Igor, Tomáš KAŠPÁREK, Jitka ŘEHULOVÁ, Stanislav KATINA a Radovan PŘIKRYL. Aberrant EEG responses to gamma-frequency visual stimulation in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, Amsterodam: Elsevier, 2010, roč. 124, 1-3, s. 101-109. ISSN 0920-9964. URLinfo
  • KAŠPÁREK, Tomáš, Radek MAREČEK a Daniel SCHWARZ. Source-Based Morphometry of Gray Matter Volume in Men With First-Episode Schizophrenia. Human Brain Mapping, USA, 2010, roč. 31, č. 2, s. 300-310. ISSN 1065-9471. info
  • KAŠPÁREK, Tomáš, Radovan PŘIKRYL, Daniel SCHWARZ, Sylvie TRONEROVÁ, Eva ČEŠKOVÁ, Michal MIKL a Jiří VANÍČEK. Movement sequencing abilities and basal ganglia morphology in first-episode schizophrenia. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, Oslo: Taylor and Francis, 2009, roč. 2009, č. 10, s. 752-762. ISSN 1562-2975. URLinfo
  • KAŠPÁREK, Tomáš. Prefrontal morphology, neurobiology and clinical manifestation of schizophrenia. In Prefrontal cortex. Roles, interventions and traumas. 1. vyd. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2009. s. 1-48, 48 s. Neuveden. ISBN 978-1-60692-415-0. info
  • KAŠPÁREK, Tomáš, Radovan PŘIKRYL, Daniel SCHWARZ, Hana PŘIKRYLOVÁ KUČEROVÁ, Radek MAREČEK, Michal MIKL, Jiří VANÍČEK a Eva ČEŠKOVÁ. Gray matter morphology and the level of functioning in one-year follow-up of first-episode schizophrenia patients. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, Elsevier, 2009, roč. 33, č. 8, s. 1438-46. ISSN 0278-5846. info
  • ČEŠKOVÁ, Eva, Radovan PŘIKRYL, Tomáš KAŠPÁREK a Hana KUČEROVÁ. Aggression in first-episode schizophrenia. Primary Care and Community Psychiatry, Londýn: Informa Healthcare, 2008, roč. 13, č. 3, s. 134-137. ISSN 1746-8841. info
  • KAŠPÁREK, Tomáš, Radovan PŘIKRYL, Michal MIKL, Daniel SCHWARZ, Eva ČEŠKOVÁ a Petr KRUPA. Prefrontal but not temporal gray matter changes in males with first-episode schizophrenia. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, Elsevier, 2007, roč. 2007, č. 31, s. 151-157. ISSN 0278-5846. URLinfo
  • SCHWARZ, Daniel, Tomáš KAŠPÁREK, Ivo PROVAZNÍK a Jiří JARKOVSKÝ. A Deformable Registration Method for Automated Morphometry of MRI Brain Images in Neuropsychiatric Research. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, New York: IEEE, 2007, roč. 26, č. 4, s. 452-461. ISSN 0278-0062. URLinfo
  • ČEŠKOVÁ, Eva, Radovan PŘIKRYL, Tomáš KAŠPÁREK a Hana KUČEROVÁ. One-year follow-up of patients with first-episode schizophrenia (comparison between remitters and non-remitters). Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, New Zealand: Dove Medical Press, 2007, roč. 3, č. 1, s. 153-160. ISSN 1176-6328. info
  • PŘIKRYL, Radovan, Tomáš KAŠPÁREK, Simona VENCLÍKOVÁ, Libor USTOHAL, Hana KUČEROVÁ a Eva ČEŠKOVÁ. Treatment of negative symptoms of schizophrenia using repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in a double-blind, randomized controlled study. Schizophrenia Research, Elsevier, 2007, roč. 95, č. 95, s. 151-157. ISSN 0920-9964. info
  • PŘIKRYL, Radovan, Eva ČEŠKOVÁ, Tomáš KAŠPÁREK a Hana KUČEROVÁ. Neurological soft signs and their relationship to 1-year outcome in first-episode schizophrenia. European Psychiatry, Elsevier, 2007, roč. 2007, č. 22, s. 499-504. ISSN 0924-9338. info
  • ČEŠKOVÁ, Eva, Radovan PŘIKRYL a Tomáš KAŠPÁREK. Testosterone in first-episode schizophrenia. Neuroendocrinology Letters, Sweden, Stockholm: Maghira and Maas Publications, 2007, roč. 28, č. 6, s. 811-814. ISSN 0172-780X. info
  • PŘIKRYL, Radovan, Eva ČEŠKOVÁ, Tomáš KAŠPÁREK a Hana KUČEROVÁ. Neurological soft signs, clinical symptoms and treatment reactivity in patients suffering from first episode schizophrenia. Journal of Psychiatric Research, Elsevier, 2006, roč. 2006, č. 40, s. 141-146. ISSN 0022-3956. info
  • KAŠPÁREK, Tomáš, Radovan PŘIKRYL, Hana KUČEROVÁ, Daniel SCHWARZ, Eva ČEŠKOVÁ a Petr KRUPA. Hodnocení velikosti hipokampu u schizofrenie - zkušenosti z brněnské kliniky. Česká a slovenská Psychiatrie, 2006, roč. 102, č. 2, s. 73-79. ISSN 1212-0383. info
  • ČEŠKOVÁ, Eva, Tomáš KAŠPÁREK, Alexandra ŽOURKOVÁ a Radovan PŘIKRYL. Dexamethasone suppression test in first-episode schizophrenia. Neuroendocrinology Letters, Stockholm: Society of Integrated Sciences, 2006, roč. 27, č. 4, s. 102-105. ISSN 0172-780X. info
  • ŽOURKOVÁ, Alexandra, Eva HADAŠOVÁ, Lucie PULKRÁBKOVÁ, Barbora RAVČUKOVÁ a Tomáš KAŠPÁREK. Clinical impact of CYP2D6 activity in long-term paroxetine treatment. In New developments in anxiety disorder research. New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2006. s. 177-198, 21 s. 1 edition (2006/6/14). ISBN 1-59454-778-5. info
  • ČEŠKOVÁ, Eva, Radovan PŘIKRYL, Tomáš KAŠPÁREK a Marta ONDRUŠOVÁ. Psychopathology and treatment responsiveness of patients with first episode schizophrenia. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, New Zealand: Dove Medical Press, 2005, roč. 1, č. 2, s. 179-185. ISSN 1176-6328. info
  • KAŠPÁREK, Tomáš, Eva ČEŠKOVÁ, Radovan PŘIKRYL, Hana KUČEROVÁ, Boleslav PROKEŠ, Josef ŠPAČEK a Marta ONDRUŠOVÁ. Souvislosti velikosti hipokampu u prvních epizod schizofrenie: MRI volumetrická studie. Česká a slovenská psychiatrie, Praha: Česká lékařská společnost JEP, 2005, roč. 101, č. 4, s. 199-206. ISSN 0069-2336. info
  • ČEŠKOVÁ, Eva, Radovan PŘIKRYL, Tomáš KAŠPÁREK a Marta ONDRUŠOVÁ. Prolaction levels in risperidone treatment of first - episode schizophrenia. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, Paris: Cambridge University Press, Paris, 2004, roč. 8, č. 1, s. 31-36. ISSN 1461-1457. info
  • ČEŠKOVÁ, Eva, Radovan PŘIKRYL, Tomáš KAŠPÁREK a Marta ONDRUŠOVÁ. Prolactin levels in risperidone treatment of first episode schizophrenia. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, 2003, roč. 2003, č. 8, s. 1-6. ISSN 1365-1501. info

Last update: 2013/01/04