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Akademik prof.dr Vladimir S. Kostić




Department of neurodegenerative diseases, Neurology clinic, Clinical Center of Serbia
Position: medical doctor specialist of neurology, Head of Department, Chairman of Neurology clinic
Address: Neurology clinic, Doktora Subotića 6, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Contact for appointments: polyclinic telephone number 0113663409
Vladimir S. Kostić, born in 1953 in Belgrade. Graduated from Medical Faculty University in Belgrade (MFUB) in 1978. From 1980, employed at Neurology clinic Clinical Center of Serbia (CCS). Author and co-author in over 400 full-lenght articles: >150 scientific full-length articles published in journals cited in Current Contents, 13 chapters in international monographies and textbooks etc. Author and co-author in 6 scientific books and textbooks and editor in 13 monographies. According to ISI, he has more than 2000 citations and his articles are cited in many books and textbooks. As invited speaker he held more than 50 lectures on international meetings and universities. He was and currently is editorial board member in journal such as Movement Disorders (2004-2006), Focus on Parkinson's Disease, Acta Physiologica et Pharmacologica Iugoslavica, Polish Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Romanian Journal of Neurology, Scripta Periodica (Medical University in Sofia), Serbian Archiv, Vojnosanitetski Glasnik etc. Mentor in 18 master and 18 doctoral thesis. Principal investigator in large number of scientific and basic research projects, including projects within bilateral collaboration with Italy and Slovenia. Currently principal investigator in project Clinical and Genetic Correlations of Motor and Non-Motor Features of Movement Disorders supported by Serbian Ministry of science and technological development in period from 2006 to 2010 (No. 145057), project of Scientific research fund of Serbian academy of sciences and arts (SASA) Genetic Basis of Neurodegenerative Disorders. Member of numerous national and international scientific societies, amoung which he was a member of scientific comitee of International society for movement disorders and currently is a member of European comitee of this society. In period from 2002 to 2004, he was a dean of MFUB, president of National comitee for good clinical practice guidelines (2002.-2003.), president of Master board for biomedical sciences in Serbian Ministry of science and technological development (2001-2006 and 2010-), member of National science board (2006-2010), president of Serbian neurological society since 2004, president of Council of Belgrade University (2004-2006), member of Committee for collaboration with UNESCO etc. In continuous collaboration with research groups from New York, Lubeck, Milan and Moscow. From 2000, a corresponding member and from 2006, a full member of SASA.
1995-1996 Visiting research scientist at the Institute of neurology Columbia University in New York for 15 months (prof. S. Fahn and prof. S. Przedborski)

1989-1990 Fulbright scholarship bursar as visiting professor for 15 months at the Institute of neurology Columbia University in New York (prof. S. Fahn)

1987 Visit (two months) at Middlsex Hospital London (prof. G. Stern and prof. А. Lees);

1979-1986 Fellow-worker in Laboratory for brain ischemia research (prof. B.B. Mršulja, Institute for medical biochemistry Medical faculty in Belgrade)

1986 Doctoral thesis (Dr Sci Med): “Prostaglandins metabolism in brain ischemia” – Medical faculty University in Belgrade, Serbia

1985 Specialization in neuropsychiatry at Medical faculty University in Belgrade, Serbia

1980 Master thesis: “In vitro investigation of isolated brain capillaries energy status” – Center for multidisciplinary studies University in Belgrade

1972-1978 Medical faculty University in Belgrade
Neuropsychiatry specialist
Fellow of American academy for neurology
Movement disorders and neurodegenerative diseases, genetic basis and pharmacology of neurological diseases
October award of the city of Belgrade for scientific research in 1988 and 1994, Annual Award of Serbian Medical Society for scientific work in 1997 and in 2010 he was awarded „Prof. Dr Vojislav Stojanović“ award by Serbian Society of University professors and scientists for extraordinary accomplishments in scientific research.
Serbian Medical Society
Serbian Society of Neurologists
European Federation of Neurological Societies
European Society of Neurologists
International Federation of Neurologists
American Academy for Neurology
Neurological diseases
Parkinson’s disease
Movement disorders


Webinars over Internet

Predvideli smo da se svakog trećeg četvrtka u mesecu, sa početkom u 12 časova, stručnoj i naučnoj neurološkoj javnosti Srbije obrate naši eminentni stručnjaci i predavači sa temama koje su aktuelne i koje zaokupljaju neurološku profesionalnu i istraživačku znatiželju kod nas i u svetu.
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Scientific papers

A list of scientific papers published by the employees of the Neurology clinic since 1981. Complete list can be found here.