Vladimir Jakovljevic

University of KragujevacSerbia

Vladimir Jakovljevic was born in Kragujevac, Serbia, in 1971. He received hid MD, MSci (master of science) and PhD at Faculty of Medicine, University of Kragujevac in 1995, 1998 and 2004, respectively. Since 1996, Dr. Jakovljevic has been working at the Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kragujevac. Since 1997, he has been head of the Laboratory for experimental cardiology and hematology. His present position is Associate Professor of Physiology. From 2005 he is Head, Postgraduate Course in Experimental and Applied Physiology. Also, Prof. Jakovljevic was Vice-Dean for international cooperation 2005-2006. Now he is Vice-Dean for Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kragujevac. With Prof. Dragan Djuric from the Institute of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, he reestablished regular workflow of the Serbian Physiological Society in 2001 after more then 10 years of scientific silence. He served as Secretary-General of Serbian Physiological Society from 2001-2009. Now, he is Vice-President for Regular Affairs. His main scientific interests are: regulation of coronary circulation, especially role of endothelium and L-arginine/NO system and role of oxidative stress in health and disease. He is married to Biljana who is a nurse. They have two sons, Boris (2003) and Novak (2007).

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