Tereza Tykalová
Member of the Signal Analysis, Modelling, and Interpretation group
Department of Circuit Theory
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Czech Technical University in Prague
Technicka 2, 166 27 Prague 6, Czech Republic

Tel: +420 224 355 887
Fax: +420 233 339 805
Email: tykalter at fel.cvut.cz

Research Areas

  • Speech and language disorders
  • Neurolinguistics
  • Acoustic analysis
  • Phonetics of Czech language

    Education

  • 2012 – 2017, PhD degree in Electrical Engineering Theory, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague
  • 2008 – 2010, Ing. (~ MSc) degree in Water Management and Water Structures, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague

    Position

  • since 2012, Junior Researcher at Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague

    Top 5 Journal Papers Published in Last 5 years

  • Tykalová T, Rusz J, Klempíř J, Čmejla R, Růžička E. Distinct patterns of imprecise consonant articulation among Parkinson's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy and multiple system atrophy. Brain & Language, 2017;165:1-9.

  • Hlavnička J, Čmejla R, Tykalová T, Šonka K, Růžička E, Rusz . Automated analysis of connected speech reveals early biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease in patients with rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder. Scientific Reports. 2017;7:12.

  • Tykalová T, Rusz J, Čmejla R, Klempíř J, Růžičková H, Roth J, Růžička E. Effect of dopaminergic medication on speech dysfluency in Parkinson's disease: a longitudinal study. Journal of Neural Transmission. 2015;122:1135-1142.

  • Rusz J, Bonnet C, Klempíř J, Tykalová T, Baborová E, Novotný M, Rulseh A, Růžička E. Speech disorders reflect differing pathophysiology in Parkinson's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy and multiple system atrophy. Journal of Neurology. 2015;262: 992-1001.

  • Rusz J, Čmejla R, Tykalová T, Růžičková H, Klempíř J, Majerová V, Picmausová J, Roth J, Růžička E. Imprecise vowel articulation as a potential early marker of Parkinson’s disease: Effect of speaking task. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 2013;134: 2171-218.

    Others Selected Journal Papers

  • Rusz J, Novotný M, Hlavnička J, Tykalová T, Růžička E. High-accuracy voice-based classification between patients with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological diseases may be an easy task with inappropriate experimental design. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 2017; in press.

  • Rusz J, Tykalová T, Krupička R, Zárubová K, Novotný M, Jech R, Szabó Z, Růžička E. Comparative analysis of speech impairment and upper limb motor dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Neural Transmission. 2017;124:463-470.

  • Tykalová T, Pospíšilová M, Čmejla R, Jeřábek J, Mareš P, Rusz J. Speech changes after coordinative training in patients with cerebellar ataxia: a pilot study. Neurological Sciences. 2016;37:293-296.

  • Rusz J., Hlavnička J, Tykalová T, Bušková J, Ulmanová O, Růžička E, Šonka K. Quantitative assessment of motor speech abnormalities in idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder. Sleep Medicine. 2016;19:141-147.

  • Rusz J, Tykalová T, Čmejla R, Klempíř J, Růžička E. Effects of dopaminergic replacement therapy on motor speech disorders in Parkinson's disease: a longitudinal follow-up study on previously untreated patients. Journal of Neural Transmission. 2016;123:379-387.

  • Tykalová T, Rusz J, Čmejla R, Růžičková H, Růžička E. Acoustic Investigation of Stress Patterns in Parkinson's Disease. Journal of Voice. 2014;28:129.e1-129.e8

  • Rusz J, Klempíř J, Tykalová T, Baborová E, Čmejla R, Růžička E, Roth J. Characteristics and occurrence of speech impairment in Huntington's disease: possible influence of antipsychotic medication. Journal of Neural Transmission. 2014;121: 655-664.

  • Rusz J, Klempíř J, Baborová E, Tykalová T, Majerová V, Čmejla R, Růžička E, Roth J. Objective Acoustic Quantification of Phonatory Dysfunction in Huntington's Disease. PLoS One. 2013;8: e65881.

    Awards

  • 2017, Dean's Prize for PhD thesis received for outstanding doctoral thesis „Evaluation of Motor Speech Disorders by Acoustic Analysis: Differential Diagnosis and Monitoring of Medical Intervention“ [link]
  • 2016, 3rd Prize of the Henneruv nadacni fond received for outstanding publication „Distinct patterns of consonant articulation among Parkinson’s disease, progressive supranuclear palsy and multiple system atrophy [link]

    Research grants

  • 2016 – 2018, Czech Science Foundation GACR 16-19975S: Age-related changes in acoustic characteristics of adult speech (researcher)
  • 2015 – 2018, Czech Ministry of Health AZV CR 15-28038A: Speech disorders and analysis of their mechanism in Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders (researcher)
  • 2012 – 2015, Czech Science Foundation GACR 102/12/2230: Acoustic voice and speech analysis in patients with central nervous system disorders (researcher)


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    Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
    Department of Circuit Theory
    Technicka 2, 166 27 Prague 6, Czech Republic
    Phone: +420 2435 2236, e-mail: cmejla at fel.cvut.cz