Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Lab

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacký University
University Hospital Olomouc

Prof. Petr Hluštík, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Neurology

Petr Hluštík graduated from biomedical engineering (M.Sc., Technical University of Brno, Czech Republic, 1987) and continued into general medicine (M.D., Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, 1994). As a Fulbright Scholar received Ph.D. from the Center of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A. (1999, advisor, Steven L. Small, M.D., Ph.D.). Prof. Hluštík completed postdoctoral training in the Human Neuroscience Laboratory at the University of Chicago, U.S.A. (1999-2002) and, following his return to the Czech Republic, neurology residency at the Department of Neurology, Palacký University Medical School. As a member of neurology faculty, he was promoted to Associate Professor (2007) and Professor (2010).

Prof. Hluštík’s research has focused on studying the human motor and somatosensory systems and their plasticity using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), neurophysiology (EMG, evoked potentials) and motor and clinical testing in healthy people and neurological patients.

Prof. Hluštík has been using fMRI since 1995; in 2003, he founded the Functional MRI Laboratory in Olomouc as a joint enterprise of the Departments of Neurology and Radiology, Palacký University Medical School and University Hospital Olomouc.

Selected Publications 1998-2010

[ All publications at PubMed ]

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Selected Papers

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