Josipa Vlainić

Josipa Vlainić


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Biologija 1/18

Bijenička cesta 54
10000 Zagreb


1996-2002 School of Veterinary Medicine University of Zagreb: DVM

2009 School of Veterinary Medicine University of Zagreb: PhD (neuropharmacology)


2007 Research management training, ReMaT project, Zagreb, Croatia

2007 Training workshop in the Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis of Biomedical Experiments, University of Manchester,UK

2010 IBRO Workshop, Pecz, Hungary

Awards and Achievements

2000, 2001 and 2002 Award of the Dean of School of Veterinary Medicine University of Zagreb for exceptional success in learning and study


2004. Award of CPS (EPHAR, Porto, Portugal)

2008. FENS travel grant (6th FENS, Geneve, Switzerland)

2010. IBRO Award

2011. Award of CNS (Sinapsa Neuroscience Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenija)

Featured Publications

1. Vlainić, Josipa; Jazvinšćak Jembrek, Maja; Švob Štrac, Dubravka; Peričić, Danka. The effects of zolpidem treatment and withdrawal on the in vitro expression of recombinant alpha1beta2gamma2s GABA-A receptors expressed in HEK 293 cells. // Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology. 382 (2010) , 3; 201-212

2. Vlainić , Josipa; Peričić, Danka. Zolpidem is a potent anticonvulsant in adult and aged mice. // Brain Research. 1310C (2010) ; 181-188

3. Vlainić, Josipa; Peričić, Danka. Effects of acute and repeated zolpidem treatment on pentylenetetrazole-induced seizure threshold and on locomotor activity: comparison with diazepam. // Neuropharmacology. 56 (2009) ; 1124-1130

4. Peričić, Danka; Lazić, Josipa; Švob Štrac, Dubravka. Anticonvulsant effects of acute and repeated fluoxetine treatment in unstressed and stressed mice. // Brain research. 1033 (2005) , 1; 90-95

Membership in professional associations / societies

European Pharmacological Society (EPHAR)

International Union of Pharmacological Society (IUPHAR)

World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry

International Brain Research Organization,

Federation of European Neuroscience Societies

Croatian Pharmacological Society

Croatian Society for Neurosciences

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