INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH

Institute for Medical Research is an organisation which conducts fundamental and applied research in the field of biomedicine. Our goal is application and dissemination of knowledge through publication, education and international co-operation.

Institute for Medical Research (IMR) is leading Serbian governmental research institute in the field of biomedicine and member of the University of Belgrade.

OUR HISTORY

HISTORY OF INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH

Institute for Medical Research was founded in 1947 by the Serbian Academy of Science with the mission to contribute to the health of community through the progress in science, particularly in the area of medical research.

From the beginning the main orientation of IMR was directed towards basic and applied investigations in several different fields and permanent education of young scientists.

INSTITUTE TODAY

Today, Institute for Medical Research comprises more than 67 full-time researchers of different educational background in medical and life sciences, organized in eight research teams according to their main research interests.

The major activities of the Institute are focused on research related to cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying both physiological and pathological states and processes.

Being contemporary, systematic and multidisciplinary, the current research programme aims to increase and disseminate knowledge in the field of biomedicine, to improve the understanding of various diseases and to contribute to the development of new diagnostic and therapeutical approaches.

 

Organizational Structure of Institute for Medical Research

Board of directors

  • President: Primarius Aleksandar Stefoski, MD, PhD, Secretariat for Health Care, City of Belgrade
  • Vice President: Đurđica Jovović, MD, PhD, Research Professor, University of Beldgrade, Institute for Medical Research

 

Members:

  • Prof. Ljiljana Tihaček Šojić, DMD, PhD, University of Beldgrade, Faculty of Dental Medicine
  • Prof. Tatjana Simić, MD, PhD, University of Beldgrade, School of Meidicine
  • Prof. Zorica D. Knežević Jugović, PhD, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy
  • Branko Bobić, MD, PhD, Research Professor, University of Beldgrade, Institute for Medical Research
  • Snežana Tomanović, PhD, Associatte Research Professor, University of Beldgrade, Institute for Medical Research

 

  • Director: Diana Bugarski, PhD, Research Professor
  • Assistant Director of General Affairs: Petar Popadić, Attorney

Scientific Committee

  • President: Olgica Djurković Djaković, MD, PhD, Research Professor
  • Vice President: Vladan Čokić, MD, PhD, Research Professor
  • Secretary: Tamara Popović, PhD, Assistant Research Professor

Members:

  • Diana Bugarski, PhD, Research Professor
  • Olgica Djurković-Djaković, PhD, Research Professor
  • Aleksandra Nikolić, PhD, Research Professor
  • Huan Francisko Santibanjez Domingez, PhD, Research Professor
  • Vesna Ilić, PhD, Research Professor
  • Saša Filipović, PhD, Research Professor
  • Marija Glibetić, PhD, Research Professor
  • Mirjana Gurinović, PhD, Research Professor
  • Mirela Budeč, PhD, Research Professor
  • Saša Radovanović, PhD, Research Professor
  • Zoran Miloradović, PhD, Research Professor
  • Vladan Čokić, PhD, Research Professor
  • Vesna Vučić, PhD, Research Professor
  • Aleksandra Jauković, PhD, Associate Research Professor,
  • Snežana Tomanović, PhD, Associate Research Professor,
  • Dragana Marković, PhD, Assistant Research Professor
  • Danijela Ristić-Medić, PhD, Assistant Research Professor
  • Tamara Popović, PhD, Assistant Research Professor
  • Slavko Mojsilović, PhD, Assistant Research Professor
  • Sanja Vignjević Petrinović, PhD, Assistant Research Professor
  • Olivera Mitrović Ajtić, PhD, Assistant Research Professor
  • Jasmina Debelјak Martačić, PhD, Assistant Research Professor
  • Jelena Krstić, PhD, Assistant Research Professor

Ethics Committee

IMR Ethics Committee (for research with human material)

  • Vladan Čokić, MD, PhD, Associatte Research Professor
  • Danijela Ristić-Medić, MD, PhD, Associatte Research Professor
  • Aleksandra Nikolić, MD, PhD, Research Professor
  • Mirela Budeč, MD, PhD, Research Professor
  • Prof. Saša Filipović, MD, PhD, Research Professor
  • Ass. prof. Aleksandar Trbović, MD, PhD – University of Belgrade, School of Medicine
  • Prof. Vojin Rakić, PhD – University of Belgrade, Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory,

IMR Experimental Animals Welfare and Ethics Committee

  • Nevena Mihailović-Stanojević, PhD, Research Professor
  • Ivana Klun, DVM, PhD
  • Marina Nikolić, BMath
  • Prof. Dušan Mišić, DVM, PhD – University of Belgrade, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Ana Paunović, PhD – “Mustela“ Wildlife Conservation Society, Museum of Natural History (Belgrade)

Common Services

Administrative and Legal Service: Petar Popadić, Attorney
Accounting and Financial Service:

  • Jelena Ristić, Economist
  • Ivana Paunović, Economist
  • Bojana Petrović

Technical support: Miroslav Kovač