Daniela Jezova

Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia


Daniela Jezova received her D.Pharm degree from the Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, and her D.S. degree from the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. She is a Full Professor of pharmacology at the Medical School of the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. She has been working as a Researcher and Head of the Laboratory of Pharmacological Neuroendocrinology of the Institute of Experimental Endocrinology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, since 1980. She is internationally recognized for her research in the field of stress hormone release, excitatory amino acids, and brain plasticity in relation to stress and psychiatric disorders, particularly anxiety and depression, in both clinical studies and animal models. She coordinated a successful EU Centre of Excellence project in 5FP. Her results were published in more than 170 papers in peer‐reviewed international journals, which obtained more than 3200 citations. Jezova is the Vice President of All European Academies (ALLEA), a Member of the Academia Europaea, President of the Slovak Physiological Society (since 2013), Scientific Secretary of the Czech Neuropsychopharmacological Society, a Member of the Central Eastern European Committee of CINP (Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum), and other societies. She is an Associate Editor of the journal Neuroendocrinology, a Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology, and Editor of International Journal of Endocrinology. She obtained a prestigious national prize, Crystal Wing in medicine and science, in 2003.

Biography Updated on 27 April 2014

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