Pavla Jendelova is a Head of the Department of Neuroregeneration at the Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. Her Lab. studies cell and gene therapy for the treatment of spinal cord injury. Her group collaborates with chemists on developing biomaterials for CNS injury and magnetic nanoparticles for cell labeling and drug delivery for the treatment of glioblastoma. Currently, she is running with James Fawcett from Cambridge University a Center for Reconstructive Neuroscience, with the focus on nervous tissue regeneration and plasticity using viral vector gene delivery and extracellular matrix manipulations.