Neven Žarković

Neven Žarković


Senior Scientist, Professor
+385 1 457 1234


Biologija 2/16

Rudjer Boskovic Institute
Bijenicka 54
HR-10000 Zagreb

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-   M.D. - Medical Faculty,Zagreb- 1984

-   1984/85 - Inner practice at the Clinical Hospital Centre,Zagreb

-   M.Sc. - Faculty of Natural Sciences,Zagreb- 1986

-   Ph.D. - University inZagreb- 1989

-   1992/94 - postdoctoral fellowship at theInstituteofBiochemistryof the University inGraz,Austria


Lipids, free radicals and their mediators in the integrative medicine

Awards and Achievements

- Sergey Saltikow Award for the best annual work in pathology – 1984

- Young Investigator Award, 10th European Immunology Congress,Edinburgh,Scotland, 10-12 September 1990 

- Postdoctoral Fellowship – Austrian Science Foundation 1992

- Lise Meitner Fellowship Award – FWF – 1993, 1994

- Medal of theCollegeofBusinessand Administration

- Award of the City of Zapresic 2007

- National award for excellence in scientific achievements 2007

- Emblem of the City of Zapresic 2009


– Ph.D. study co-ordinator of the “Molecular Medicine” field of study within the Ph.D. study program "Medicine and public health" at the Medical Faculty University of Zagreb

– Study director for the graduate studies in Project Management, joint study of the Rudjer Boskovic Institute and the College for Business and Management "Baltazar Adam Krcelic", Zapresic,Zagreb

– Study director for the Ph.D. studies in Molecular Biosciences (UniversityofOsijek,UniversityofDubrovnikand Rudjer Boskovic Institute)

Featured Publications

Neven Žarković, Zoran Ilić, Mislav Jurin, Rudolf Jörg Scahur, Herbert Puhl, Hermann Esterbauer (1993) Stimulation of HeLa cell growth by physiological con­centrations of 4-hydroxynonenal. Cell Biochemistry and Function, 11: 279-286

Thomas Kreuzer, Regina Grube, Neven Žarković, Rudolf Jörg Schaur (1998) 4-Hydroxynonenal modifies the effects of serum growth factors on the expression of the c-fos proto-oncogene and the proliferation of HeLa carcinoma cells, Free Radic Biol Med 25:42-49 

Fiorella Biasi, Luciana Tessitore, Danialla Zanetti, J.C. Citrin, B. Zingaro, Ellena Chiarpotto, Neven Zarkovic, G. Serviddio and Giuseppe Poli (2002) Associated changes of lipid peroxidation and TGFb1 levels in human cancer during tumor progression.Gut,50: 361-367

Neven Žarković (2003) 4-Hydroxynonenal as a bioactive marker of  pathopysiological processes. Mol Asp Med, 24:281-291

Ana Cipak, Morana Jaganjac, Oksana Tehlivets, Sepp D Kohlwein, Neven Zarkovic (2008) Adaptation to oxidative stress induced by polyunsaturated fatty acids in yeast.BBA - Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids, BBA - Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids,178: 283-287

Morana Jaganjac, Marija Poljak-Blazi, Kamelija Zarkovic, Rudolf Joerg Schaur and Neven Zarkovic (2008) The involvement of granulocytes in spontaneous regression ofWalker 256 carcinoma.Cancer Letters,260: 180-186 

Anne Negre-Salvayre, Nathalie Auge, Victoria Ayala, Huveyda Basaga, Jordi Boada, Rainer Brenke, Sarah Chapple, Guy Cohen, Janos Feher, Tilman Grune, Gabriella Lengyel, Giovanni E. Mann, Reinald Pamplona, Giuseppe Poli, Manuel Portero-Otin, Yael Riahi, Robert Salvayre, Shlomo Sasson, Jose Serrano, Ofer Shamni, Werner Siems, Richard C. M. Siow, Ingrid Wiswedel, Kamelija Zarkovic, Neven Zarkovic  (2010) Pathological aspects of lipid peroxidation.Free Radical Research,44:1125-1171

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