About the article
Dr. Milos S. Kostic, currently a PhD student, is working as a teaching assistant at the Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis. His ongoing PhD thesis explores Th immunological profile of patients suffering from multiple sclerosis and its repercussion on neurodegenerative processes in the form of axonal degeneration. Major scientific interest is Th17 polarized environment in encephalic compartment and its association with glutamate excitotoxicity.
Dr. Nikola D. Zivkovic is employed as a teaching assistant at the Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis. Currently a PhD student, engaged in research in the field of immunoproliferative diseases. His special interest is head and neck pathology with focus on disorders of immune system in this region.
Prof. Dr. Ivana R. Stojanovic received a PhD in Biochemistry at University of Nis Faculty of Medicine on polyamine and nitric oxide metabolism interactions in seizures. The leader of the scientific subproject, exploring L-arginine metabolism and nitric oxide signalling in CNS inflammation and neurodegeneration. Her current scientific interests focus on the role of oxidative stress, nitrergicsignalling and excitotoxicity in multiple sclerosis pathogenetic mechanisms.
Published Online: 2012-11-12
Published in Print: 2013-02-01