Vesna J. Matović

University of Belgrade, Serbia
Lecture Title: 
"Does Environmental Cadmium Increase the Risk of Pancreatic Cancer”

Department of Toxicology “Akademik Danilo Soldatović”
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Pharmacy
11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Vojvode Stepe 450,
Phone +381 11 3951251
E-mail: HYPERLINK "mailto:vevodi@pharmacy.bg.ac.rs" vevodi@pharmacy.bg.ac.rs

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH:
May 10, 1953, Belgrade

EDUCATION:
1977. - B. Sc Pharm., Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade
1981. - M. Sc Pharm., Toxicological chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade
1992. - Ph.D. Pharm., Toxicological chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade
1994. - specialization, Toxicological chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade
2014. – specialization, Toxicological risk assessment, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
1980-1992 – Assistant at Department of Toxicology “Akademik Danilo Soldatović” Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade
1992-1997 – Assistant Prof. at Department of Toxicology “Akademik Danilo Soldatović” Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade
1997-2004 – Associate Prof. at Department of Toxicology “Akademik Danilo Soldatović” Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade
2004 to date – Full Prof. at Department of Toxicology “Akademik Danilo Soldatović” Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade

PUBLICATIONS:
Around 400 publications
number of citations: 287
She served as a referee for several International scientific journals (Food and Chemical Toxicology, Environmental Research, Chemico-Biological Interactions, Biological Trace Element Research, Chemosphere, etc.)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Curcic M, Buha A, Stankovic S, Milovanovic V, Bulat Z, Đukić-Ćosić D, Antonijević E, Vučinić S, Matović V, Antonijevic B. Interactions between cadmium and decabrominated diphenyl ether on blood cells count in rats—Multiple factorial regression analysis. Toxicology. 2017; 376: 120-5.
Bulat Z, Đukić-Ćosić D, Antonijević B, Buha A, Bulat P, Pavlović Z, Matović V. Can zinc supplementation ameliorate cadmium-induced alterations in the bioelement content in rabbits?. Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. 2017; 68(1): 38-45.
Renieri EA, Sfakianakis DG, Alegakis AA, Safenkova IV, Buha A, Matović V, Tzardi M, Dzantiev BB, Divanach P, Kentouri M, Tsatsakis AM. Nonlinear responses to waterborne cadmium exposure in zebrafish. An in vivo study. Environmental Research. 2017;157:173-81.
Matović V. Drug abuse trends in Europe and in Serbia. Turkish journal of occupational/environmental medicine and safety. 2017;2(1):e217.
Wilks MF, Blaauboer BJ, Schulte-Hermann R, Wallace HM, Galli CL, Haag-Grönlund M, Matović V, Teixeira JP, Zilliacus J, Basaran N, Bonefeld-Jørgensen EC. The European Registered Toxicologist (ERT): Current status and prospects for advancement. Toxicology letters. 2016; 259: 151-5.
Milovanovic V, Buha A, Matovic V, Curcic M, Vucinic S, Nakano T, Antonijevic B. Oxidative stress and renal toxicity after subacute exposure to decabrominated diphenyl ether in Wistar rats. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2015:1-8.
Matović V, Buha A, Dukic-Cosic D, Bulat, Z. Insight into the oxidative stress induced by lead and/or cadmium in blood, liver and kidneys. Food Chem Toxicol 2015, 78: 130-140.
Buha A, Antonijević B, Milovanović V, Janković S, Bulat Z, Matović V. Polychlorinated biphenyls as oxidative stress inducers in liver of subacutely exposed rats: implication for dose-dependence toxicity and benchmark dose concept. Environmental research. 2015; 136: 309-17.
Buha A, Antonijević B, Bulat Z, Jaćević V, Milovanović V, Matović V. The impact of prolonged cadmium exposure and co-exposure with polychlorinated biphenyls on thyroid function in rats. Toxicol Lett 2013, 221: 83-90.
Matović, V, Buha A, Bulat Z, Dukić-Ćosić D, Miljković M, Ivanišević J, Kotur-Stevuljević J. Route-dependent effects of cadmium/cadmium and magnesium acute treatment on parameters of oxidative stress in rat liver. Food Chem Toxicol. 2012; 50(3-4): 552-7.
Buha A, Bulat Z, Đukić-Ćosić D, Matović V. Effects of Oral and Intraperitoneal Magnesium Treatment against Cadmium-Induced Oxidative Stress in Plasma of Rats. Arh Hig Rada Toksikol. 2012 Sept; 63(3): 247-54.
Bulat Z, Đukić-Ćosić D, Antonijević B, Bulat P, Vujanović D, Buha A, Matović V. Effect of magnesium supplementation on the distribution patterns of zinc, copper, and magnesium in rabbits exposed to prolonged cadmium intoxication. The Scientific World Journal. 2012;2012.
Matović V, Buha A, Bulat Z, Đukić-Ćosić D. Cadmium toxicity revisited: Focus on oxidative stress induction and interactions with zinc and magnesium. Arh Hig Rada Toksikol. 2011; 62(1): 65-76.
Matovic V, Plamenac Bulat Z, Djukic-Cosić D, Soldatović D. Antagonism between cadmium and magnesium: a possible role of magnesium in therapy of cadmium intoxication. Magnes Res. 2010; 23(1): 19-26.

PROFESSIONAL INTEREST:
Toxicology and ecotoxicology of metals; Interactions between heavy metals and bioelements; Toxicology and ecotoxicology of persistent organic pollutants; Mechanisms of toxicity; Oxidative stress induction; Toxicology of Mixtures; Risk assessment; Endocrine disruptors

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATIONS

2002 to date Head of Department of Toxiology “Akademik Danilo Soldatović”
2010 to date President of Serbian Society of Toxiology
1994 to date President of Section for Toxicological Chemistry of Serbian Association of Pharmaceutical Societies
2010 to date Vice President of Serbian Association of Pharmaceutical Societies
2011 to date member of Republic Committee for Psychoactive controlled substances
2010 President of Scientific Committee of the 10th Serbian Congress of Toxicology with international participation
2011 Organizer of EUROTOX Basic Toxicology Course in Belgrade, Serbia 27.06-01.07.2011
2013 to date President of the Serbian Register of Toxicologists Committee (for ERT)
2013 ERT
2014 President of Scientific and Organizing Committee of the 11th Serbian Congress of Toxicology (International Congress)
2014 President of Scientific and Organizing Committee of the VI Serbian Congress of Pharmacy with international participation
2015 to date President of Pharmaceutical Association of Serbia
2015 to date Member of Registration EUROTOX Subcommittee
2015 Organizer of “Genotoxicity and Carcinogenicity”, EUROTOX Specialized Toxicoloogy Course, Belgrade, Serbia 19-23.10.2015.
2016 to date member of EUROTOX Eexecutive Committee
2017. President of CTDC10 (Congress of Toxicology of Developing Countries) and Co-chair of International Scientific Committee of CTDC10