The head of Institute for the Nuclear Medicine, Military Medical Academy, Belgrade. Prof. Dr Sc. Med of Nuclear Medicine. Born in Vrginmost, Croatia, February 1st, 1954. Graduated from the University of Belgrade in 1978, Nuclear Medicine specialization in 1984, and in London in 1987. He defends his doctoral thesis in the field of nuclear medicine in 1996. Instructor of Nuclear Medicine for Students Specializing in Internal Medicine and Surgery from 1985. Since 2004. the head of The Institute for the Nuclear Medicine, Military Medical Academy; since 2011. the head of The Group of Diagnostic Institutes at the Military Medical Academy; since 2012. professor in The Medical School of the Military Medical Academy for the course Nuclear Medicine; 2013. tenured professor for the course Nuclear Medicine. Has over 250 specialized and scientific published articles, in domestic and foreign journals, chapters in books: “The Lung Tumors,” 2000, and “Tc Generators,” 2003; author of the chapter in the textbook for the Medical School in the University of Thessaloniki, 2014; Ajdinović, B. at al., “Normal and pathological parathyroid glands,” Medical College, Belgrade, 2004; Ajdinović, B. at al, “Child with an urinary tract infection,” Belgrade, 2008; Ajdinović, B. at al, “Nuclear medicine - Textbook for students in The Medical School of the Military Medical Academy,” Belgrade, 2015. In charge of the nuclear medical research on kidneys in 1987, and, in 2006, of the research about the urinary tract infection in children; participates in the international project “Variability in DMS scintigraphy findings,” in 2007. From 2011 to 2014, participates in the project “Cellular and molecular pathogenetic mechanisms in disorders of reproduction and genital organs - prevention, diagnostics, and therapy” - subproject: “Treatment of antenatal hydronephrosis” of the Ministry of Science and Technological development; from 2011 to 2015, in charge of the project: Nuclear medical research of urinary tract in children: antenatal hydronephrosis, infection of urinary tract in children, and vesicoureteral reflux as causes of renal parenchymal disease. In 2001, awarded The Medal of White Angel from the president of the SR Yugoslavia; in 2008, “Author of the year” by the Military Sanitation Examination magazine; in 2011, awarded third prize at the first Medicinal Olympics in Thessaloniki, and in 2015, the first prize at the third Medicinal Olympics in Thessaloniki. Member of the World Association of Radiopharmacological and Molecular Therapy of the European Society of Nuclear Medicine, Serbian Medical Society, and the Society of Nuclear Medicine of Serbia
Nephrology and Nuclear medicine
Professor Elisa Mieko Suemitsu Higa has graduated from Medical School in São Paulo, Brazil. After obtaining the Master and PhD degree at the Nephrology Division of Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), she has been at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, in Denver, Colorado, USA, for a Post Doctoral Program, under Dr Robert W. Schrier supervision, for 2 ½ years . She obtained a specialization title for Nephrology and Intensive Care Medicine. Currently she is a Full Professor of Medicine Department at Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, UNIFESP. She is the Chief of Nitric Oxide and Oxidative Stress Laboratory and she is involved in the Translational Medicine and Nephrology Post graduation Programs. In the Laboratory, she has currently 12 students under her supervision, including Research Initiation students (2), Master (7), PhD (2) and Post- doctoral (1) applicants. Prof Elisa is an elected Member of Physiology/ Physiopathology Department of Brazilian Society of Nephrology. She is a peer reviewer for Scientific Journals like PLOS ONE, Nitric oxide, ETAP, BMC Research Notes and Medical Principles and Practice. Research Lines: - Studies on pathophysiology of acute renal failure, diabetic nephropathy, aging and metabolic syndrome, targeting mainly on the role of nitric oxide, oxidative stress and inflammatory mediators. - Studies on alternative approaches for the treatment of chronic kidney diseases: exercises, probiotics and antioxidants.
Nephrology and Nephrotoxicity