Communications & Publications
Having in mind that they work in the internationally present company dedicated to constant scientific and research development, apart from their personal and professional growth, employees of Galenika a.d. are dedicated to sharing their konowledge in meetings and publications with nacional and international significance.
Papers published in international journals
- Kocić I, Homšek I, Dačević M, Parojčić J, Miljković B, A Case Study on the In Silico Absorption Simulations of Levothyroxine Sodium Immediate-Release Tablets, Biopharmaceutics & Drug Disposition, April 2012, 33 (3): 146-159, DOI: 10.1002/bdd.1780.
- Kolašinac N, Kachrimanis K, Homšek I, Grujić B, Đurić Z, Ibrić S, Solubility enhancement of desloratadine by solid dispersion in Poloxamers, Int J Pharm 2012, 436: 161-170.
- Bajic Vladan and Panfoli Isabella: Melatonin and Abeta, Macular Degeneration and Alzheimer's disease: Same Disease, Different outcomes? MEHDI, Ophthalmology Journal, Vol 1, No 2, pp1-10 (2012).
- Development of Film-coated Tablet Formulation Containing Desloratadine by Ivic B, Homsek I, May 2012.
- Vesnić V, Homšek I, Technological Procedure for the Manufacture of Azithromycin Film-coated Tablet, February 2012
- Kolašinac N, Dželetović D, Homšek I, HPLC Method for Determining Clopidogrel Dissolution Rate from Tablets, February 2012
Communications presented at international meetings published in complete form
- Kolašinac N, Pešić J, Homšek I, Ibrić S, The influence of an emulsifier on the drug solubility and stability in the syrup formulation: polyoxyl - 40 - hydrogenated castor oil case study, 8th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics Biopharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Istanbul, Turkey, 19-22. March 2012,
- Kocić I, Homšek I, Dačević M, Parojčić J, Vučićević, Prostran M, Miljković B, Development of level A in vitro-in vivo correlation for levothyroxine sodium Tablets, 8th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics Biopharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Istanbul, Turkey, 19-22. March 2012, P-212
- Arambašić MB, Extraction from and assay of bacterial endotoxins in oil parenteral preparations. ii: progesteron depo and testosteron depo injection, 8th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics Biopharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Istanbul, Turkey, 19-22. March 2012
Paper presented at the International Congress printed in the form of abstract
- Z. Milicevic ,V.P.Bajic, J Kasapovic and J.Ciric.2012. The impact of TSH on diffusion of thymoglobulin through follicular lumina: possible relation to hormone formation. 15th and 14th European Congress of Endocrinology, Endocrine Abstracts Vol. 29, P1669, 5-9 may, Florence, Italy
- Bajic V, Spremo-Potparevic B, Cabarkapa A, Bogdanovic N, Djelic N, Dekanski D, Zivkovic L. Protective potential of olive leaf extract against Adrenaline induced oxidative stress in human lymphocytes. 7th Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Southeast European Countries (7th CMAPSEEC), 27.-30.05.2012., Subotica, Serbia.
- Cabarkapa A, Zivkovic L, Bajic V, Dekanski D, Spremo-Potparevic B. Effects of dry olive leaf extract against H2O2 induced toxicity in human lymphocytes. 3rd International Congress on Pharmacology of Natural Products (Fapronatura 2012), 6.-9.06.2012., Topes de Collantes, Santi Spiritus, Cuba.
- Bajic V, Spremo Potparevic B, Zivkovic L, Esma Isenovic, Brückner Martina, Ueberham U, Arendt Th. Cell cycle protein mad2b shows differential expression in the ad brain: a case of multifuctionality?" 8th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, Barcelona, Spain, July 14-18, 2012.
- Damjanović A, Matić I, Nikolić-Đurović M, Homšek I, Juranić Z, Metformin in the therapeutically achievable plasma concentration, decrease malignant cell survival at least additively to the PBMC or to trastuzumab antitumor action, EACR-22, Barcelona, Spain, 7.-10. July, 2012, S44-45, article 184.
- Tošić J, Grujić Milanović J, Vajić UJ, Radenović L, Dekanski D. Effect of Aronia melanocarpa juice on cold restraint stress-induced gastric mucosal lesions and liver lipid peroxidation. 6th European Congress of Pharmacology, (EPHAR 2012), 17.-20.07.2012., Granada, Spain.
- Branko J. Drakulić, Željko S. Žižak, Tatjana P. Stanojković, Slavica Ristić, Dejan M. Gođevac, Ivan O. Juranić "2-[(Carboxymethyl)sulfanyl]-4-oxo-4-arylbutanoic acids. Part 3. Pharmacology and conformational preferences in different solvents. The NMR/MD study" EuroQSAR2012 'Knowledge enabled ligand design' Beč, Austrija, Avgust 26-30, 2012, Abstract Book page 147.
- Kocić I, Homšek I, Dačevič M, Prostran M, Miljković B, Bioequivalence of two levothyroxine products without and with adjustment for endogenous levels, 9th Central European Symposium on Pharmaceutical Technology and Biotechnology, Dubrovnik, 20.-22. 9. 2012.
- Grujić B, Marić LJ, Homšek I, Ibrić S, Stable tablet formulation with desloratadine, 9th Central European Symposium on Pharmaceutical Technology and Biotechnology, Dubrovnik, 20.-22. 9. 2012.
- Homšek I, Grujuć B, Marić Lj, Spasić S, Evaluation of biorelevant in vitro test for desloratadine immediate release tablets based on in vivo results, FIP Amsterdam, Holandija, 3-8. 10. 2012.
Communications presented at national meetings published in abstract form
- Kocić I, Homšek I, Dačević M, Parojčić J, Miljković B, Comparative dissolution testing of levothiroxine sodium immediate-release tablets, Biološka raspoloživost i biološka ekvivalentnost lekova: regulatorni i naučni pristupi, 28. 9. 2012, Beograd, P2.
- Andrea Čabarkapa, Mirjana Milanović-Čabarkapa, Lada Živković, Dijana Žukovec, Vladan Bajić, Biljana Spremo-Potparević: EDTA helatna terapija smanjuje oksidativno DNK oštećenje u limfocitima periferne krvi radnika profesionalno izloženih olovu, VIII simpozijum o hemijskim štetnostima na radnom mestu , Zlatibor 26-28 septembar 2012, rad u sažetku u časopisu Svet rada, vol.9 broj 4/2012
- J. Tošić, D. Dekanski. Effect of Aronia melanocarpa on neurochemical changes induced by chronic variable stress. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Summer School in Physiology and Molecular Biology, 8.-10.10. 2012, Belgrade, Serbia
- XXXII International Exhibition of Innovations, New Technologies and Industrial Design "Innovations – Belgrade 2012" – gold medal with the image of Nikola Tesla, granted by Association of Inventors of the Republic of Serbia for the innvention "Stable Formulation of Film-coated Tablets Containing Desloratadine" from the authors Grujic B, Maric Lj, Homsek I..
- V.P.Bajic, D.J Bonda, L. Zivkovic, Z. Milicevic,B.Plecas Solarevic, Xiongwei Zhu and B.Spremo Potparevic. The Role of centromere cohesion and associated proteins in Alzheimer's Disease: A relation to Aneuploidy?In. Aneuploidy'' Etiology, Disorders and Risk Factors, Editors: Salvatore de Rossi and Filippo Bianchi. Chapter IV, pp 77-90, ISBN:978-1-62100-070-9, 2012 Nova Science Publishers, INC. USA
Papers published in international journals
- Castellani RJ, Nugent SL, Morrison AL, Zhu X, Lee HG, Harris PL, Bajic V, Sharma HS, Chen SG, Oettgen P, Perry G, Smith MA (2011) . CD3 in Lewy pathology: does the abnormal recall of neurodevelopmental processes underlie Parkinson's disease. J Neural Transm. 118:23–26
- Kocic I, Homsek I, Dacevic M, Parojcic J, Miljkovic B, An investigation into the discriminatory power of comparative dissolution testing: levothyroxine sodium tablets, AAPS Pharm Sci Tech, 2011, July, 1-11, DOI: 10.1208/s12249-011-9660-8.
- Saksida T, Miljkovic D, Dekanski D, Stojanovic I, Stosic-Grujicic S. Dry olive leaf extract (DOLE) down-regulates the progression of experimental immune-mediated diabetes by modulation of cytokine profile in the draining lymph nodes. Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade. 2011; 63(2):289-297.
- Dekanski D., Ristic S., Radonjic N. V., Petronijevic N. D., Dekanski A., Mitrovic D. M. Olive leaf extract modulates cold restraint stress-induced oxidative changes in the rat liver. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society. 2011; 76(9):1207-1218.
- Dekanski D, Selakovic V, Piperski V, Radulovic Z, Korenic A, Radenovic L. Protective effect of olive leaf extract on hippocampal injury induced by transient global cerebral ischemia and reperfusion in Mongolian gerbils. Phytomedicine (in press); doi: 10.1016/j.phymed.2011.05.010
- B. Spremo-Potparević, L. Zivković, B. Plecas-Solarovic and V.P. Bajic. 2011. Chromosome instability in alzheimer’s disease. Arch. Biol.Ssci., Belgrade, 63 (3), 603-608. doi:10.2298/abs1103603p
- Z. Milicevic, V. Bajic, B. Spremo-Potparevic. Chaperone Proteins associate with B-amyloid petide (AB) as part of multicomponent complex. European Journal of Neurology 18 (Suppl.2), 357.
- Calvin Moh, Jacek Z.Kubiak, Vladan Bajic, Xiongwei Zhu, Mark A Smith and Hyoung-gon Lee.Cell Cycle Dergeulation in Neurons in ALzheimers Disease. Chapter 23. Probl.Cell Differ 53: 565-576
- Gordana Zavisic, Zeljka Radulovic, Valentina Vranic, Jelena Begovic, L. Topisirovic, and Ivana Strahinic, Characterization and antimicrobial activity of vaginal Lactobacillus isolate, Arch. Biol. Sci., Belgrade, 63(1), 29-35, 2011
- Alvarez-Suarez JM, Dekanski D, Ristic S, Radonjic NV, Petronijevic ND, Giampieri F, Astolfi P, Gonzalez-Paramas AM, Santos-Buelga C, Tulipani S, Quiles JL, Mezzetti B, Battino M. Strawberry polyphenols attenuate ethanol-induced gastric lesions in rats by activation of antioxidant enzymes and attenuation of MDA increase; PloS ONE 2011; 6(10): e25878.
- Aleksandra Novakovic, Marija Pavlovic, Ivana Stojanovic, Predrag Manojlovic, Milan Babic, Slavica Ristic, Nenad Ugresic, Vladimir Konjuh, Qin Yang, Guo-Wei He: Different K+ Channels are Inolved in Relaxation of Arterial and Venous Graft Induced by Nicorandil, J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 58 (6) 602-608, 2011.
Papers published in national journals
- Homsek I, Popadic D, Simic S, Ristic S, Vucicevic K, Miljkovic B, Farmakokinetika karbamazepina iz preparata sa modifikovanom brzinom oslobađanja leka na modelu kunica, Vet glasnik, 2011, 65 (1-2): 71-81.
Guest lectures at international meetings published in abstract form
- Dekanski D. Natural antioxidants in the prevention of doxorubicin toxicity – new insights. Conference on preclinical testing of active substances in cancer research (International Symposium on anti-cancer agents, cardiotoxicity and neurotoxicity) – FP7, Kragujevac, Serbia, 16.-19. 03. 2011. Abstract book, page 31
- Dekanski D, Nova lekovita svojstva lista masline (Olea europaea L.), 13. Kongres farmakologa
- Kongres kliničke farmakologije Srbije sa međunarodnim učešćem, sekcija Farmakologija prirodnih proizvoda, 5. - 8. 10.2011., Palić, Zbornik radova: 119-120.
Communications presented at international meetings published in abstract form
- Miloradovic Z, Mihailovic-Stanojevic N, Grujic-Milanovic J, Ivanov M, Dekanski D, Jovovic. Antihypertensive and cardioprotective effects of natural antioxidants in genetically hypertensive rats. 21st European Meeting on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Prevention, Milan, Italy, 17.-20. 6. 2011.
- Dekanski D, Miloradovic Z, Mihailovic-Stanojevic N, Grujic-Milanovic J, Ivanov M, Jovovic Dj, Olive leaf extract modulates oxidative status in spontaneously hypertensive rat. 21st European Meeting on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Prevention, Milan, Italy, 17.-20. 6. 2011.
- Dekanski D, Ristic S, Radonjic N V, Petronijevic N D, Piperski V, Mitrovic D M, Olea europaea L. leaf extract modulates cold restraint stress-induced oxidative changes in the rat liver and plasma. 10th Congress of the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Budapest, Hungary, 26.-29. 6. 2011.
- Zorka Milicevic, Vladan Bajic, Biljana Spremo-Potparevic, "Hsp90 and Toxic Proteins in Neurodegenerative Disease", AAICAD in Paris, France, July 16-21, 2011.
- Vladan Bajic, Zorka Milicevic, Biljana Spremo-Potparevic, Mark A Smith Abnormal cdk11/pitslre cell cycle dynamics mediated by app: relevance to alzheimer disease. AAICAD in Paris, France, July 16-21, 2011.
- Bajic V, Zivkovic L, Spremo-Potparevic B, Plecas-Solarovic B, Ilievski D, Smith M. Premature centromere division (pcd) of the X chromosome in alzheimer disease: a new biomarker on the horizon? Alzheimer Disease International Congress, Toronto, Canada, March, 2011.
- Biljana Spremo-Potparevic Lada Zivković, Bosiljka Plecas-Solarovići, N Djelic, Bajic V, Comparasion of DNA damages in peripheral blood leukocytes in elderly healthy and Alzheimer Disease subjects. Abstract, AD/PD congress in Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
- Bajic V, Bo Su, Xiongwei Zhu, Sandra Siedlak , Bosiljka Plecas-Solarovic, Lada Zivkovic, Zorana Milicevic, Mark A. Smith, Biljana Spremo-Potparevic. Cdk11/pitslre Protein Kinase Is Differentially Expressed In the Swedish Mutant Phenotype of M17 neuroblastoma cells. Abstract, AD/PD congress in Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
- Pesic J, Homsek I, Ibric S, Application of experimental design for desloratadine syrup development, 3rd PharmSci Fair, Prague, Czech Republic, 13-17. 6. 2011.
Communications presented at international meetings published in complete form
- Kocic I, Homsek I, Dacevic M, Grbic S, Parojcic J, Miljkovic B, Development of in vitro/in vivo correlation based on computer simulations: levothyroxine sodium immediate-release tablets, 4th BBBB, International Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences, Bled, 29. 9-1. 10. 2011. published in Eur. J. Pharm. Sci, Suppl. 1, vol. 44, 2011, 112-113.
- Grbic S, Homsek I, Spasic A, Dacevic M, Djuric Z, Gastrointestinal simulation: the potential of dissolution to predict bioequivalence of glimepiride ir tablets, 4th BBBB, International Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences, Bled, 29. 9-1. 10. 2011. published in Eur. J. Pharm. Sci, Suppl. 1, vol. 44 , 2011, 105-106.
- Kolasinac N, Pesic J, Homsek I, The influence of an emulsifier on the drug solubility and stability in the syrup formulation: polyoxyl - 40 - hydrogenated castor oil case study, 4th BBBB, International Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences, Bled, 29. 9-1. 10. 2011.
- Kolasinac N, Stojanovic M, Trajkovic S, Homsek I, HPLC method for assay of ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine hydrochloride in granules, March 2011.
- Kolasinac N, Maric Lj, Trajkovic S, Homsek I, HPLC method for assay of desloratadine, March 2011.
- Ivanovic N, Homsek I, Technological procedure for manufacturing of granules containing ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine hydrochloride in vacuum processor, April 2011.
- Homsek I, Ivanovic N, Stojanovic M, Granules containing ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine and manufacturing procedure, P-0151/11
- Autohtoni Lactobacillus breads and their use as probiotics, by Gordana Zavišić, Valentina Vranić, Željka Radulović, Jelena Pešić, was submitted to the Intellectual Property Bureau on 08/10/2010 and registered intro Registry of Patent Applications under P-2010/0436.
Papers presented at international meetings "in extenso¨
- Ivić B., Ibrić S., Trajković S., Application of generalized regression neural network in optimization of metformin hydrochloride release from film coated tablets, 7th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics Biopharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Valletta, Malta, 8-11, March 2010
- Homšek I., Petrović Lj., Trajković S., Parojčić J., A contribution to the in vitro characterization of diclofenac sodium delayed release tablets, 7th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics Biopharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Valletta, Malta, 8-11, March 2010
- Simić S., Ristić S., Popadić D., Homšek I., The selective and sensitive hplc method for detremination of carbamazepine and carbamazepine-epoxide in rabbit plasma, 7th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics Biopharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Valletta, Malta, 8-11, March 2010
Papers published in international journals
- I.Homšek, J. Parojčić, M. Dačević, Lj. Petrović, D. Jovanović. Justification of Metformin Hydrochloride Biowaiver Criteria Based on Bioequivalence Study, Arzneimittel Forschung Drug Research, 2010, 9: 553-560-
- Mijatović S., Timotijević G., Miljković Đ., Radović J., Maksimović-Ivanic D., Dekanski D., Stosić-Grujičić S., Multiple antimelanoma potential of dry olive leaf extract, Int. J. Cancer, 2010;DOI: 10.1002/ijc.25527.
- Bajić V., Stanimirović Z., Stevanović J., Milicević Z., Zivković L., Spremo-Potparević B., Effect of Paclitaxel alone and in combination with Cycloheximide on the Frequency of Premature Centromere Division In Vitro,Arch Biol Sci., 2010; 62(1): 63-74.
- Lee H, Zhu X., Lee HP, Wang X, Bajić V., Casadesus G., Mark A. Smith, Common Pathogenic Mechanisms of Alzheimer’s Disease and Cancer, Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2010; 4(1): 127.
- Arsić I, Tadić V, Vlaović, Homšek I, Vesić S, Isailović G, Vuleta G, Preparation of novel apigenin-enriched, liposomal and non-liposomal, anti-inflammatory topical formulations as substitutes for corticosteroid therapy, Phytother. Res, 2010, DOI: 10.1002/ptr.3245.
Papers published in national journals
- A. Spasić, V. Kutlača, I. Homšek. Poređenje profila brzine rastvaranja cefahlora iz praškova za oralnu suspenziju, Arh.Farm., 2010. 3: 323-333-
- Jakšić I., Lukić M., Rajić M, Jončić Savić K, Radulović V, Milić J, Savić S., Fizičkohemijska karakterizacija i procena bezbednosti model podloga sa alkil poliglukoznim emulgatorom za NSAIL, Arh. Farm., 2010, 60 (1): 26-46.
- Spasić A., Kutlača V., Homšek I., Poređenje profila brzine rastvaranja cefahlora iz praškova za oralnu suspenziju, Arh. Farm., 2010, 3: 323-333.
Papers presented at international meetings published in abstract form
- Bajić V, Zivković L., Potparević BS., Solarević BP, Djelic N., Smith MA., Ilievski D., Premature Centromere Division (PCD) in Alzheimer’s Disease: Impact of Gender, Age and Chromosome Type. PO036, 25th International Conference of Alzheimer Disease International, Thessaloniki, Greece, 10-13, March 2010
- Miloradović Z., Mihailović-Stanojević N., Grujic-Milanović J., Ivanov M., Dekanski D., Jovović D., Olea leaf extract reduces blood pressure and improves cardiac haemodynamic in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Lifestyle and Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Diseases, Satellite symposium of the 20th Scientific Meeting of European Society of Hypertension, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 14-16, June 2010
- Mijatović S., Timotijević G., Miljković Dj., Radović J., Mojic M., Maksimović-Ivanic D., Dekanski D., Stosic-Grujicic S., Composite anti-melanoma action of dry olive leaf extract, 16th World Congress on Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (WorldPharma 2010), Copenhagen, Denmark, 17-23, July 2010, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology 2010; 107(Suppl. 1): 152.
- Dekanski D., Ristić S., Piperski V., Radonjić N., Petronijević N., Mitrović DM., Gastroprotective effect of Olea europaea leaf extract in experimentally induced gastric lesions in rats, 16th World Congress on Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (WorldPharma 2010), Copenhagen, Denmark, 17-23, July 2010, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology 2010; 107(Suppl. 1): 254.
- Arsić I, Žugić A, Runjaić-Antić D, Zdunić G, Dekanski D, Markovic G, Tadić V. Gastroprotective activity of Hypericum perforatum extracts prepared with different vegetable oils.58th International Congress & Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant Research, Berlin, Germany, 29. August – 2. September 2010
- Dekanski D., Selakovic V., Piperski V., Radenovic L. Olive leaf extract ameliorates ischemia-induced neuronal damage in hippocampus. International Symposium One Hundred Years of Ivan Djaja’s Belgrade School of Physiology, Belgrade, Serbia, 10-14, September 2010
- Kocić I, Homšek I, Dačević M, Application of experimental design for screening study of dissolution test conditions: levothyroxine sodium immediate-release tablets, 8th Central European Symposium on Pharmaceutical Technology and Biotechnology, Gratz, 15-18, September 2010, Sci Pharm. 2010; 78: 701 (PPAT12).
- Spasić A, Homšek I, Influence of dissolution media composition on cefaclor release form capsules, 8th Central European Symposium on Pharmaceutical Technology and Biotechnology, Gratz, 15-18, September 2010, Sci Pharm. 2010; 78: 610 (PDD21).
- Marić Lj., Homšek I., A contribution to the application of near-infrared spectroscopy for tablet analysis: metformin hydrochloride tablets case study, 8th Central European Symposium on Pharmaceutical Technology and Biotechnology, Gratz, 15-18, September 2010, Sci Pharm. 2010; 78: 574 (LPAT03).
- Arsić I, Tadić V, Runjajić-Antić D, Đorđević S, Homšek I, Liposomal peg-free creams with herbal extracts: stability study, 8th Central European Symposium on Pharmaceutical Technology and Biotechnology, Gratz, 15-18, September 2010, Sci Pharm. 2010; 78: 671 (PNM01).
Communications presented at national meetings published in abstract form (M64)
- Kocić, I. Homšek. Višestruka in vitro/in vivo korelacija nivoa C: primer tableta sa trenutnim osobađanjem levotiroksin natrijuma, V kongres farmaceuta Srbije sa međunarodnim učešćem, Beograd, 13-17, October 2010, Arhiv za farmaciju 5 (2010): 898-899-
- A. Spasić, M. Stojanović, I. Homšek. Razvoj biorelativnog testa za praćenje brzine rastvaranja klopidogrela iz tableta sa trenutnim oslobađanjem na osnovu in vitro rezultata. V kongres farmaceuta Srbije sa međunarodnim učešćem, Beograd, 13-17, October 2010, Arhiv za farmaciju 5 (2010): 892-893-
Master’s and PhD theses
- Branka Ivić, Head of Solid Dosage Forms Laboratory, R&D Institute, defended a PhD thesis on 12. June 2010, at the Faculty of Pharmacy in Belgrade. The PhD thesis titled "Formulation of Multi-particle Systems with Prolonged Release of Drug Substance Made by Direct Pelletization" was done at the R&D Institute of Galenika a.d. and in the Laboratory for Industrial Pharmacy at the Faculty of Pharmacy in Basle under Prof. Svetane Ibric, PhD, of the Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology of the Faculty of Pharmacy in Belgrade as mentor. Branka Ivic, PhD, was born in Belgrade in 1976, has been employed at Galenika since 2003, and she is the author of 4 technologies, out of which two products of Galenika a.d. are in the market currently. She is the author of 12 scientific papers published in abstract form at international and national magazines, 3 oral presentations at international and national meetings, 3 papers published in full form in international magazines, one of which in distinguished international magazine, and 1 patent application. Branka Ivic, PhD, was awarded with Nikola Tesla gold medal in 2006, at Tesla Fest international patent exhibition in Novi Sad, for development of tablets with modified release of diclofenac sodium. She was also awarded with Nikola Tesla gold medal in 2009 in the area of new technologies, awarded by the Inventors Association of Belgrade, for formulation of preparation with dry herbal extracts - Floralend® capsules with olive leaf extract and Floralend® capsules with vine leaf extract.
- Dragana Dekanski, MD, Head of Biomedical Testing Department, R&D Institute, defended a PhD thesis on 10. June 2010, at the School of Medicine in Belgrade. The PhD thesis titled "Effects of Olive Leaf Extract (Olea europaea L.) in Induced Stress Ulcuses" was done under Prof. Dusan Mitrovic, MD, of the Institute for Medical Physiology at the School of Medicine in Belgrade, as mentor. Dr Dekanski has been employed at Galenika since 1993, she is a member of Pharmaceutical Medicine section within the Doctors Association of Serbia, Physiologists Association of Serbia and Pharmacological Association of Serbia, being a member of Presidency as of 2007 in the former, as well as the Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators. Dr Dekarski is part of the team of R&D Institute of Galenika a.d. that was awarded with gold medal for technological innovation of preparations with dry herbal extracts - Floralend®.