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Prof. Esma R. Isenovic

Institute Vinca
University of Belgrade, Serbia

Email: isenovic@yahoo.com


1992-1996 Ph.D.(Molecular Biology), Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia

1987-1992 M.Sci.(Molecular Biology), Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia

1982-1987 B.Sc.(General Biology), Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Publications (Selected)

  1. Katarina Smiljanic, Branislava Dobutovic, Milan Obradovic , Dragana Nikolic, Pierre Marche and Esma R. Isenovic (2011): Involvement of the ADAM12 in Thrombin-induced rat’s VSMCs proliferation. Curr Med Chem. 18(22):3382-6.
  2. Mohamed A Haidara, Dimitri P Mikhailidis, Hanaa Z. Yassin, , Branislava D. , Katarina Smiljanic, Sanja S. Soskic Dobutovic, Shaker A. Mousa, Manfredi Rizzo and Esma R. Isenovic (2011): Evaluation Of The Possible Contribution Of Administration Of Antioxidants On Metabolic Syndrome. Current Pharmaceutical Design 17, 3699-3712
  3. Emina Sudar, Sanja Soskic, Bozidarka L. Zaric, Katarina Smiljanic, Djordje Radak,  Zorica Rasic-Milutinovic, Dimitri P Mikhailidis, Manfredi Rizzo and Esma R.Isenovic(2011): : Ghrelin , obesity and in atherosclerosis. Chapter for book: ''Ghrelin: Production, Action Mechanisms and Physiological Effects''(Editors: Hiromasa Yamada and Kintaro Takahashi)  ISBN: 978-1-61942-400-5, Nova Publishers (in press for 2012)
  4. Emina Sudar, Branislava Dobutovic, Sanja Soskic, Zorica Zakula, Maja Misirkic, Ljubica Vucicevic, Kristina Janjetovic, Vladimir Trajkovic, Dimitri P. Mikhailidis andEsma R. Isenovic. (2011): Regulation of iNOS Activity/Expression In Rat Heart isolated from Ghrelin treated Rats. J of Physiology and Biochemistry. 67:195-204.
  5. Tepavcevic S., Koricanac G., Zakula Z., Milosavljevic T., Stojiljkovic M., Isenovic E.R.(2011):Interaction Between Insulin And Estradiol In Regulation Of Cardiac Glucose And Free Fatty Acids   Transporters. Horm Metab Res. 43(8):524-30
  6. Sanja S. Soskić, , Branislava D. Dobutović, Emina M. Sudar, Milan M. Obradović, Dragana M. Nikolić, Božidarka L. Zarić, Srđan Đ. Stojanović, Edita J. Stokić, Dimitri P. Mikhailidis, and Esma R. Isenović (2011). The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors and atherosclerosis. Angiology. 62(7):523-34.
  7. Goran Koricanac; Snezana Tepavcevic; Zorica Zakula; Tijana Milosavljevic; Mojca Stojiljkovic; Esma R Isenovic (2011): Interference between insulin and estradiol signaling pathways in the regulation of cardiac eNOS and Na+/K+-ATPase . Eur J Pharmacol. 25;655(1-3):23-30.
  8. Zakula, Zorica, Koricanac, Goran, Tepavcevic, Snezana, Stojiljkovic, Mojca, Milosavljevic, Tijana and Isenovic R. Esma (2011): Fructose-Rich Diet Induces Cardiac Insulin Resistance In Ovariectomized Female Wistar Rats. N. Eur J Nutr. 50(7):543-51.
  9. Mohamed A. Haidara, Hanaa Z. Yassin, Zorica Zakula, Dimitri P. Mikhailidis and Esma R. Isenovic (2010): Diabetes and antioxidants: myth or reality? Current vascular pharmacology 8(5):661-672.
  10. Andreja Trpkovic, Edith Stokic, Djordje Radak,  Zoran Gluvic,Mohamed Haidara,   Mousa S, Dimitri P. Mikhailidis, Esma. R. Isenovic (2010) : Chronic Hepatitis C, Insulin Resistance and Vascular Disease. Current Pharmaceutical Design. 16(34):3823-9
  11. Esma R. Isenović,  Sanja Soskić, Andreja Trpković, Branislava Dobutovic, Milan Popović, , Zoran Gluvić, Biljana Putniković, and Pierre Marche (2010): Insulin, Thrombine, ERK1/2 Kinase And Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells Proliferation . Current Pharmaceutical Design. 16(35):3895-902.
  12. Esma R. Isenović, Mamdouh H. Kedees, Mohamed A. Haidara, Andreja Trpkovic, Dimitri P. Mikhailidis, and Pierre Marche (2010): Involvement Of ERK1/2 Kinase in Insulin And Thrombin Stimulated Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation . Angiology-Journal of Vascular Biology. 61(4):357-64
  13. Isenovic ER, Faud M, Koricanac G, Sudar E, Velebit J, Dobutovic B, Marche P. (2009): Insulin regulation of proliferation involves activation of Akt and ERK 1/2 signaling pathways in vascular smooth muscle cells. Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes ,116:1-6.
  14. Koricanac, G., Milosavljevic, T., Stojiljkovic, V., Zakula, Z., Ribarac-Stepic, N. and Isenovic, R.E. (2008): Insulin signaling in the liver and uterus of ovariectomized rats treated with estradiol. The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry &Molecular Biology, 108, 109-116.
  15. Sudar, E., Velebit, J., Gluvic, Z., Zakula, Z., Lazic,E., Vuksanovic-Topic, Lj., Putnikovic, B., Neskovic, A. and Isenovic, R.E. (2008): Hypothetical Mechanism Of Sodium Pump Regulation By Estradiol Under Primary Hypertension. The Journal of Theoretical Biology, 251, 584-592.
  16. Zakula, Z., Koricanac, G., Markovic, Lj., Putnikovic, B. and Isenovic, R.E. ( 2007): Regulation of the inducibile nitric oxide synthase and sodium pump in type 1 diabetes. Medycal Hypotheses 69, 302-306.
  17. Isenovic, R.E.,  Meng, Y., Jamali, N., Milivojevic, N. and Sowers, J.R. (2004): Ang II attenuates IGF-1-stimulated Na+, K+-ATPase activity via PI3K/Akt pathway in VSMC. Int. J. Mol. Med. 13, 915-922.
  18. Isenovic, R.E.,  Jacobs, D., Keedess, M., Sha, Q., Milivojevic, N., Kowakami, K., Gick, G and Sowers, J.R. (2004): Ang II Regulation of the Sodium Pump Involves the PI3K and p42/44 MAPK Signaling Pathways in VSMC. Endocrinology 145, 1151-1160.
  19. Isenovic, R.E., Divald, A., Milivojevic, N., Grgurevic, T., Fisher, S.E. and Sowers, J.R. (2003): Interactive effects of insulin- likes growth factor-1 and beta-estradiol on eNOS activity in rat aortic endothelial cells. Metabolism 53, 482- 487.