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Cyril Höschl
Cyril Höschl
Praha / CZ

Cyril Höschl

Cyril Höschl

Praha / CZ

Psychiatry

Cyril Höschl, MD, DrSc, FRCPsych, received his MD grade at the Charles University in Prague in 1974. After completion of his residency he became a research fellow and psychiatrist at the Psychiatric Research Institute (PRI) in Prague and an assistant professor at Charles University in Prague. His research interests included psycho­neuroendocrinology, psychopharma­cology and biological psychiatry. In 1984, professor Höschl presented his original work on neuroendocrine tests in psy­chiat­ry at several Canadian universities. In 1985, he was invited to lecture at New York Uni­versity on his pioneering studies on calcium channel blockers in the treatment of affective disorders.

After the breakdown of communism, he was elected the Dean of the Third Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague (1990-1997) and appointed profes­sor of psychiatry and a chair at Prague Psychiatric Centre. At present he is the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health at Klecany, Czech Republic. Since 2004 until 2011, he was also a professor of psychiatry at the University of P.J.Safarik in Kosice, Slovak Republic, and Vice-president, Vienna School of Clinical Research, Vienna, Austria. In Prague he coordinates research on neurobiology of schizophrenia and affective dis­or­ders.

In 2007-2008 Professor Höschl was the President of the European Psychiatric Association (EPA). From 2004 to 2010, he was the President of the Czech Medical Academy and from 2008 to 2009 the President of the Federation of European Academies of Medicine (FEAM, Brussels).

Professor Höschl was an author of a fundamental trans­for­mation of the medical curriculum at the 3rd Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague. He is an honorary editor of Neuroendocrinology Letters, editor-in-chief of Psychiatrie (CZ) and member of the editorial board of International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, among others.

Professor Höschl published more than 200 scientific publications, including 3 monographs, and co-edited 5 additional monographs and textbooks.

 

The complete CV is available on www.hoschl.cz.