Doc. dr Gorana Mandić – Stojmenović

neurologist

Doc. dr Gorana Mandić – Stojmenović

Education:

  • 2005 basic studies, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade
  • 2008/2009 Research Fellowship: Vrije Universiteit – Vrije medisch centrum, Alzheimercentrum (Prof. Dr. Ph. Scheltens)
    Dementia, education in MR hippocampal volumetry, participated in the project “Join effect of hypertension and APOE genotype on CSF biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease” Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2010 Academic Specialization – Faculty of Medicine in Belgrade (KCS Neurology Clinic) (Mentorship: Prof. Dr. Elka Stefanova)
  • 2013 Specialization in Neurology – Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade
  • 2015 As a scholarship holder of the foundation “Prof. Dr. Risto Bokonjić” was educated in the field of postprocessing MR techniques in neurodegenerative diseases at INSPE (Prof. Dr. Massimo Filippi).
    San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
  • 2019 defended doctoral dissertation entitled “Clinical, genetic and morphological characteristics of patients with early-onset dementia” within the framework of doctoral studies in the narrow field of neurology, mentor Prof. Dr. Elka Stefanova, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade

Work experience:

  • since 2006 employed at the Clinic for Neurology of the Clinical Center of Serbia
  • since 2015, clinical assistant, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade
  • In 2022, she was elected to the position of assistant professor for the subject of neurology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Belgrade

Special interest:

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, mild cognitive impairment, Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonisms, cognitive disorders in Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases

Memberships:

Society of Neurologists of Serbia
Society of Young Neurologists of Serbia
European Academy of Neurology
Serbian Medical Association
Medical Chamber of Serbia

Foreign languages:

English, French, Italian

Doc. dr Ivana Basta

neurologist

Doc. dr Ivana Basta

Education:

  • In 1994, she graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Belgrade
  • In 2000, she passed the specialist exam in neurology
  • In 2002, she defended her master’s thesis in the field of neuropathies
  • In 2010, she defended her doctoral dissertation in the field of myasthenia gravis
  • In 2018, she was elected to the position of assistant professor for the subject of neurology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Belgrade

Work experience:

  • Since 1996, she has been employed at the Department of Neuromuscular Diseases and Spinal Cord Diseases of the Neurology Clinic of the University Clinical Center of Serbia (UKCS).

Professional training:

In 2016, she continued training in the field of neuro-oncology, paraneoplastic neurological syndromes and autoimmune encephalitis at the Neuro-Oncology Department of the University Hospital in Lyon, France, with a special emphasis on the modern approach to their diagnosis and treatment. During her work so far, she has participated in numerous national and international projects in the field of acquired and hereditary neuromuscular diseases, as evidenced by previous publications in journals with the SCI (SSCI) list.

During 2002/2003, as part of the project of the European Association of Neurologists, she trained in clinical and experimental neuroimmunology at the University Neurological Clinic in Milan for the application of neuroimmunological methods in the field of diagnosis of inflammatory neuropathies and paraneoplastic neurological syndromes.

Prof. dr Ljiljana Beslać-Bumbaširević

neurologist

Prof. dr Ljiljana Beslać-Bumbaširević

Education:

  • In 1976, she graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Belgrade
  • 1981 specialist exam in neuropsychiatry
  • In 1987 she defended her doctoral dissertation entitled Comparative study of cytological characteristics of cerebrospinal fluid and neurological manifestations in adult patients with acute leukemia

Work experience:

  • ​In 1979, she joined the Clinic for Neurology. From the beginning of her employment at the Clinic for Neurology, she worked at the Department of Demyelination and Extrapyramidal Diseases, then at the Department of General Neurology, and for almost 30 years, at the Department of Emergency Neurology. At the Department of Emergency Neurology, she was first the head of the Intensive Neurological Treatment Unit (the first in the country with respiratory support), and then the head of the entire department

Professional training and other activities:

She trained abroad (Rostock, Germany and Chicago, USA). Also, she was the manager of a research project of the Ministry of Science, and a collaborator in five such projects. He is the author and co-author of a large number of publications in international and national magazines, international and domestic monographs, as well as in domestic textbooks. He is a reviewer in several prominent international neurological journals. She led the working group for stroke in Serbia, and participated in the development of the Guide for the treatment and prevention of stroke. With a team of doctors and nurses, in 2005, at the Department of Urgent Neurology, she founded the first Stroke Unit in our country, which served as a model for other such units in Serbia, and in 2006, she introduced emergency treatment of acute stroke with intravenous thrombolytic therapy. She was the president of the Republican Expert Commission for Neurology, Ministry of Health. He is a member of the Serbian Medical Association, but also of all European associations in the field of general neurology and cerebrovascular diseases. She participated in several meetings of European experts in cerebrovascular diseases, where measures and strategies for the treatment and prevention of acute stroke were determined.