Eduard Bakštein

Ing. Eduard Bakstein, Ph.D.: researcher and head of the Measurable psychiatry research group at the National Institute of Mental Health and researcher at the compNeuroGroup, Dept. of Cybernetics at the FEE, CTU. Studied cybernetics and biomedical engineering at FEE CTU, where he also defended his PhD in 2017. [Full CV in PDF, PhD thesis]


Research interests

  • Objective biomarkers in neuropsychiatry
  • Machine learning
  • Data analysis and biostatistics
  • (Biomedical) signal processing
  • event detection and prediction.

Selected publications


Anýž, J., Bakštein, E., Dally, A., Kolenič, M., Hlinka, J., Hartmannová, T., Urbanová, K., Correll, C. U., Novák, D., & Španiel, F. (2021). Validity of the Aktibipo Self-rating Questionnaire for the Digital Self-assessment of Mood and Relapse Detection in Patients With Bipolar Disorder: Instrument Validation Study. JMIR Mental Health, 8(8), e26348.

Schneider, J., Bakštein, E., Kolenič, M., Vostatek, P., Correll,C. U., Novák, D. and Španiel, F. (2020). Motor Activity Patterns Can Distinguish Between Inter-Episode Bipolar Disorder Patients and Healthy Controls. CNS Spectrums, September 2020.

Bakstein, E., Mladá, K., Fárková, E., Kolenič, M., Španiel, F., Manková, D., … Hajek, T. (2020). Cross‐sectional and within‐subject seasonality and regularity of hospitalizations: A population study in mood disorders and schizophrenia. Bipolar Disorders, (902), bdi.12884.

Serranová, T., Sieger, T., Růžička, F., Bakštein, E., Dušek, P., Vostatek, P., … Jech, R. (2019). Topography of emotional valence and arousal within the motor part of the subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson’s disease. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 19924.

Anýž, J., Bakštein, E., Dudysová, D., Veldová, K., Kliková, M., Fárková, E., … Španiel, F. (2019). No wink of sleep: Population sleep characteristics in response to the brexit poll and the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Social Science and Medicine, 222, 112–121. [PDF author ver.]

Bakštein E., Sieger T., Růžička F., Novák D., Jech R. (2018) Fusion of Microelectrode Neuronal Recordings and MRI Landmarks for Automatic Atlas Fitting in Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery. In: Stoyanov D. et al. (eds) OR 2.0 Context-Aware Operating Theaters, Computer Assisted Robotic Endoscopy, Clinical Image-Based Procedures, and Skin Image Analysis. CARE 2018, CLIP 2018, OR 2.0 2018, ISIC 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11041. Springer, Cham, [PDF preprint]

Bakštein, E., Sieger, T., Novák, D., Růžička, F., & Jech, R. (2018). Automated Atlas Fitting for Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery Based on Microelectrode Neuronal Recordings. In Proceedings of the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2018 (pp. 105–111). [PDF preprint]

Bakštein, E., Sieger, T., Wild, J., Novák, D., Schneider, J., Vostatek, P., Urgošík, D., Jech, R. (2017). Methods for automatic detection of artifacts in microelectrode recordings. In: Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 290, 39–51. [PDF, supplementary: PDFmatlab codes, data (18MB)]

Bakštein, E. (2016). Deep Brain Recordings in Parkinson’s Disease: Processing, Analysis and Fusion with Anatomical Models, PhD thesis, Czech Technical University in Prague. [PDF]

Spaniel, F., Bakstein, E., Anyz, J., Hlinka, J., Sieger, T., Hrdlicka, J., Gornerova, N., Hoschl, C. (2016) Relapse in schizophrenia: definitively not a bolt from the blue. Neuroscience Letters, S0304-3940(16), 30265–8. [PDF preprint at researchgate]

Bakstein, E.; Sieger, T.; Novák, D.; Jech, R.  (2016) Probabilistic model of neuronal background activity in deep brain stimulation trajectories In: Information Technology in Bio- and Medical Informatics. Basel: Springer, 2016, pp. 97-111. LNCS 9832 [PDF preprint]

Bakstein, E., Schneider, J., Sieger, T., Novak, D., Wild, J., Jech, R. (2015)
Supervised segmentation of microelectrode recording artifacts using power spectral density,
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, 2015-November, pp. 1524-1527. [PDF preprint]

Carmen, C., Isasi, P., Warwick, K., Ruiz, W., Aziz, T., Stein, J., Bakstein, E. (2015): Resting tremor classification and detection in Parkinson's disease patients. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. 2015, vol. 16, p. 88-97. ISSN 1746-8094. [PDF at researchgate]

Bakstein, E., Burgess, J., Warwick, K., Ruiz, V., Aziz, T.  (2012): Parkinsonian Tremor Identification with Multiple Local Field Potential Feature Classification. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 2012, vol. 2, no. 209, p. 320-330. ISSN 0165-0270. [PDF preprint]