doc. MUDr. Monika Klírová, Ph.D.
researcher, physician, lecturer, head
working at:  Medical care: Neurostimulation
Clinical Research Program
v instituci:  2005 - present
telephone: (+420) 283 088 146
curriculum vitae


2017 - 2021  - PROGRESS (The Charles University Research Development Schemes) - participant

2016 - 2020  - Grant project AZV CZ No. 16-31380A - Transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of bipolar depression - co-worker

2017 - 2020 - Grant project GACR CZ No. 1707070S - Effect of lithium on Na+/K+-ATPase activity and functional consequences of oxidative stress; from animal model to bipolar patients - co-worker

2020 - ong. - Grant project AZV CZ No. 20-24782S -The role of Inferior Parietal Lobe in Self-Agency -  co-worker

2021 - IGS project NIMH - The influence of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on control inhibition processes in young adults – principal investigator

2022 - ong. - Grant project AZV CZ  No. NU 22-D-133 - Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) as a therapeutic intervention for post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC) - principal investigator

2022 - ong.  - grant project No. NU 22-04-00192 supported by the Czech Health Research Council: Dorsomedial prefrontal cortex repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (dmPFC-rTMS) in the augmentation of antidepressants (DOPRERA study). Efficacy, tolerability and neurophysiological changes - co-worker

Interests / hobbies


Klirova M, Horacek J, Novak T, Spaniel F, Skrdlantova L, Mohr P, Höschl C,  Individualized rTMS neuronavigated according to regional brain metabolism (18FGD PET) has better treatment effects on auditory hallucinations than standard positioning of rTMS. A double-blind, sham-controlled study, Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 2013;263(6): 475-484, IF = 3.355, ISSN: 0940-1334. 

Fricova J, Klirova M, Masopust V, Novak T, Velebova K, Rokyta R, Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of chronic orofacial pain, Physiol. Res. 2013;62(Suppl 1):S125-S134, IF = 1.487, ISSN: 0862-8408.

Sos P, Klirova M, Novak T, Kohutova B, Horacek J, Palenicek T. Relationship of ketamine’s antidepressant and psychotomimetic effects in unipolar depression. Neuro. Endocrinol. Lett. 2013; 34: 287–293, IF = 0.935, ISSN: 0172-780X.

Kohútová B, Fricová J, Klírová M, Novák T, Rokyta R. Theta Burst Stimulation in the Treatment of Chronic Orofacial Pain: a Randomized Controlled Trial. Physiological Research. 2017;66(6):1041–1047. IF = 1,461, ISSN: 0862-8408.

Wagner E, Honer WG, Sommer IE, Koops S, Blumberger DM, Daskalakis Z, Dlabac-De Lange J, Bais L, Knegtering H, Aleman A, Novak T, Klirova M, Slotema C, Brunelin J, Poulet E, Kujovic M, Cordes J, Wobrock T, Siskind D, Falkai P, Schneider-Axmann T & Hasan A. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for schizophrenia patients treated with clozapine, The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry. 2020; 1-13. IF = 4,164. Print ISSN: 1562-2975 Online ISSN: 1814-1412.

Klírová M, Hejzlar M, Kostýlková L, Mohr P, Rokyta R, Novák T. Prolonged Continuous Theta Burst Stimulation of the Motor Cortex Modulates Cortical Excitability but not Pain Perception. Front. Syst. Neurosci. 2020; 14. IF = 3,293. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2020.00027.

Andrashko V, Novak T, Brunovsky M, Klírová M, Sos P, & Horacek J. The antidepressant effect of ketamine is dampened by concomitant benzodiazepine medication. Front. Psych. 2020; 11, 844. IF = 4,157. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00844

Klírová M, Voráčková V, Horáček J, Mohr P, Jonáš J, Urbaczka Dudysová D, Kostýlková L, Fayette D, Krejčová L, Baumann S, Laskov O, and Novák T. Modulating inhibitory control processes using individualized high definition theta transcranial alternating current stimulation (HD θ‐tACS) of the anterior cingulate and medial prefrontal cortex. Front. Syst. Neurosci. 2021; 15. IF = 3,293. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2021.611507

Laskov O., Klírová M. Effects of deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (dTMS)on cognition.

Neurosci. Lett. 2021; 755(135906), 1–20. IF = 2,274

Stuchlíková Z., Klírová M. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in schizophrenia. Psychiatrie 2022, číslo 1, s.15-24. ISSN 1211-7579.

Stuchlíková Z., Klírová M. A Literature Mini-Review of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) in Schizophrenia. Front. Psych. 2022; 13:874128. IF = 4,157. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2022.874128.


H-index: 9 (Scopus; November 2021)

Total citations count: 459 (Scopus)

ResearcherID: I-4207-2016 

ORCID: 0000-0002-8092-9586

Professional training and experience

2005 - 2013: Postdoctoral studies for PhD. in Neuroscience, Charles University, Prague
2005 - 2014: Clinical experience and scientific activity in Prague Psychiaric Center
2007 - 2007:
2007 - 2012:
2007 - present: Research activity at the 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague
2010 - 2012: Head of the Laboratory of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), Prague Psychiatric Center
2012 - 2012:
2015 - present: Head of the department of Neurostimulation; Psychiatrist; Researcher; Psychoterapist in National Institute of Mental Health, Klecany
2021 - 2022:

Membership in professional organizations

2006 - present: A member of the CNPS (The Czech Neuropsychopharmacological Corporation)
2013 - present: A member of the Psychiatric Society of the Czech Medical Association of J. E. Purkyně

Awards and honors

2007 - 2007: Awarded 1st poster presentation prize at the 15th Annual International Ain Shams Medical Students
2010 - 2010: Awarded ECNP Seminar Award 2010 during ECNP-EPA Seminar in Neuropsychopharmacology
2013 - 2013: The Award of Czech Neuropsychopharmacological Society for the best publication
2019 - 2019: The Award of Society of Biological Psychiatry for the best original work of the author up to 40 years of age


2011 - 2011: Czech Board of Psychiatry
2012 - 2012: Czech Board of Psychotherapy
2013 - 2013: Postdoctoral studies in Neuroscience, Charles University, Prague
2020 - 2020:
2022 - 2022:

Teaching activities

2007 - present: Fellow for psychiatry at the 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague


2013 - 2013:

Habilitation thesis

2021 - 2022:


Most important publications

KLÍROVÁ, M., HORÁČEK, J., NOVÁK, T., ČERMÁK, J., ŠPANIEL, F., ŠKRDLANTOVÁ, L., MOHR, P., HÖSCHL, C. Individualized rTMS neuronavigated according to regional brain metabolism ((18)FGD PET) has better treatment effects on auditory hallucinations than standard positioning of rTMS: a double-blind, sham-controlled study. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. 2013, 263(6), 475-484. ISSN 0940-1334. DOI: 10.1007/s00406-012-0368-x. IF 3.355.

KLÍROVÁ, M., NOVÁK, T., KOPEČEK, M., MOHR, P., STRUNZOVÁ, V. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in major depressive episode during pregnancy. Neuroendocrinology Letters. 2008, 29(1), 69-70. ISSN 0172-780X. IF 1.359.

WAGNER, E., HONER, WG., SOMMER, IE., KOOPS, S., BLUMBERGER, DM., DASKALAKIS, ZJ., DLABAC-DE LANGE, JJ., BAIS, L., KNEGTERING, H., ALEMAN, A., NOVÁK, T., KLÍROVÁ, M., SLOTEMA, Ch., BRUNELIN, J., POULET, E., KUJOVIC, M., CORDES, J., WOBROCK, T., SISKIND, D., FALKAI, P., SCHNEIDER-AXMANN, T., HASAN, A. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for schizophrenia patients treated with clozapine. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry. 2021, 22(1), 14-26. ISSN 1562-2975. DOI: 10.1080/15622975.2020.1733080. IF 4.132.

KLÍROVÁ, M., VORÁČKOVÁ, V., HORÁČEK, J., MOHR, P., JONÁŠ, J., URBACZKA DUDYSOVÁ, D., KOSTÝLKOVÁ, L., FAYETTE, D., KREJČOVÁ, L., BAUMANN, S., LASKOV, O., NOVÁK, T. Modulating Inhibitory Control Processes Using Individualized High Definition Theta Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (HD θ-tACS) of the Anterior Cingulate and Medial Prefrontal Cortex. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. 2021, 15("Article number 611507"), 1-13. ISSN 1662-5137. DOI: 10.3389/fnsys.2021.611507. IF 3.289.

KLÍROVÁ, M., HEJZLAR, M., KOSTÝLKOVÁ, L., MOHR, P., ROKYTA, R., NOVÁK, T. Prolonged Continuous Theta Burst Stimulation of the Motor Cortex Modulates Cortical Excitability But not Pain Perception. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. 2020, 14(May), "Article Number: 27". ISSN 1662-5137. DOI: 10.3389/fnsys.2020.00027. IF 3.289.

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