Contact information:
PJ Safarik University
Faculty of Medicine, Neurology Clinic
Tr. SNP 1, 040 11 Kosice, Slovak Republic

PhD project: Functional Status in Parkinson Disease – follow up 1
(2009 - exp. def. 2016)

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. J.W. Groothoff, Assoc. Prof. Dr. J.P. van Dijk, MD, Prof. Dr. Z. Gdovinova, MD, Dr. J. Rosenberger, MD, Dr. I. Rajnicova-Nagyova

Matej Škorvánek MD (1984) graduated from PJ Safarik University in Kosice, Faculty of Medicine, as a medical doctor, general medicine. In September 2008 he started working at the Department of Neurology, Faculty Hospital of L. Pasteur,Kosice, as a secondary doctor. Currently, he is also a PhD student at the University of Groningen, continuing on a Parkinson’s disease project started by Eva Havlikova MD, PhD. His areas of interest are Parkinson’s disease and other Movement disorders.

Publications

1. Feketeova E, Gdovinova Z, Skorvanek M, Tormasiova M. Encephalopathy - the manifestation of Hashimoto's disease: report of two cases. J Neurol Sci 2009; 285 suppl 1: S280-S280

2. Stolfa S, Skorvanek M, Stolfa P, et al. Effects of static magnetic field and pulsed electromagnetic field on viability of human chondrocytes in vitro. Physiol Res 2007; 56 suppl 1: S45-S49

3. Skorvanek M, Nagyova I, Rosenberger J, et al. Clinical determinants of primary and secondary fatigue in patients with Parkinson's disease. J Neurol 2013; in press DOI 10.1007/s00415-012-6828-4

4. Skorvanek M, Kosutzka Z, Valkovic P, et al. Validation of Slovak version of the Movement Disorder Society – Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS). Ceska a Slovenska Neurologie a Neurochirurgie 2013; in press

5. Skorvanek M, Valkovic P. Genetické príčiny parkinsonizmu s dôrazom na spinocerebelárne ataxie a ochorenia s geneticky viazanými dystonickými syndrómami s akronymom „DYT“. Neurologie pro praxi 2012; 3: 148-151

(S)SCI articles

  1. Skorvanek M, Gdovinova Z, Rosenberger J, Ghorbani Saeedian R, Nagyova I, Groothoff JW, van Dijk JP. The associations between fatigue, apathy, and depression in Parkinson’s disease. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica 2015,133: 80-87
  2. Ghorbani Saeedian R, Nagyova I, Klein D, Skorvanek M, Rosenberger J, Gdovinova Z, Groothoff JW, van Dijk JP. Self-rated health mediates the association between functional status and health-related quality of life in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2014,23,13-14:1970-1977
  3. van Dijk JP, Havlikova E, Rosenberger J, Nagyova I, Skorvanek M, Gdovinova Z, Lok W, Groothoff JW, Middel B. Influence of disease severity on fatigue in patients with Parkinson’s disease is mainly mediated by symptoms of depression. European Neurology 2013, 70, 201-209
  4. Skorvanek M, Rosenberger J, Gdovinova Z, Nagyova I, Ghorbani Saeedian R, Groothoff JW, van Dijk JP. Apathy in Elderly Nondemented Patients With Parkinson´s Disease: Clinical Determinants and Relationship to Quality of Life. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 2013, 26,4:237-243
  5. Skorvanek M, Kosutzka Z, Valkovic P, Ghorbani Saeedian R, Gdovinova Z, LaPelle N, Huang J, Tilley B, Stebbins G, Goetz C. Validation of Slovak version of the Movement Disorder Society – Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS). Ceska a Slovenska Neurologie a Neurochirurgie 2013, 76: 463-468
  6. Stolfa S, Skorvanek M, Stolfa P, et al. Effects of static magnetic field and pulsed electromagnetic field on viability of human chondrocytes in vitro. Physiological Research 2007, 56, 1: 45-S49
  7. Feketeova E, Gdovinova Z, Skorvanek M, Tormasiova M. Encephalopathy – the manifestation of Hashimoto’s disease: report of two cases. Journal of the Neurological Sciences 2009, 285,1: 280