E. Brynda is presently a Deputy Head of the Department of Biomaterials and Bioanalogous Polymer Systems at the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, where he is involved in basic research of interfaces between synthetic materials and biological media, particularly, blood plasma and whole blood, and applied research focused on functional surface modifications of biomedical materials and devices applicable in tissue engineering, cardiovascular surgery, and biosensors. He holds an M.S. degree in solid state physics and biophysics and a Ph.D. degree in experimental physics and polymer physics from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. He was a Visiting Associated Professor of bioengineering, Department of Bioengineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. He is presently a Key Scientist at the Centre for Cell Therapy and Tissue Repair, Prague, Czech Republic, and a Member of the BIOCEV Board and a Program Coordinator of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Research Program at the Biotechnology and Biomedicine Centre BioCev of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Charles University in Prague.
Biography Updated on 29 November 2011