REPORT ON THE WORK OF THE ACADEMY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES OF THE SERBIAN MEDICAL SOCIETY FOR 2020

 

I. MEMBERS OF THE ACADEMY


 

 

II.  SESSIONS OF THE PRESIDENCY AND SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL IN 2020

Note: All sessions were held either as electronic or web meetings and decisions were made with the consent of the majority of members present

March 6th       

Establishment of the working group for the defining of "Guidelines for the development and implementation of good clinical practice guidelines'

March 25th:

Proposal of the candidates for Annual SMS Awards.

June 5th:

  • Proposal of ''Guidelines for the Development and Implementation of Good Clinical Practice Guidelines "
  • Proposal for printing Supplement 3 biographies of the members of the Academy

June 24th:  

  • Proposal for the development of a Good Clinical Practise Guideline ''Headaches in primary care setting''
  • Decision on applying for the join of the Academy to the Federation European Academies of Medicine (FEAM)

November 14th: Joint session of the Presidency and the Scientific Council

  • Confirmation about Prof. Dr. Nada Dimković as a representative of our Academy in the FEAM Council
  • Proposing candidates for corresponding members of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA)

December 8th:

  • Final proposal for corresponding members of SASA in front of Academy
  • Preparation of the Annual Assembly and informant
  • Proposal of reviewers for the guideline: 'Headaches in the primary care setting'

 

III.  ANNUAL ASSEMBLY OF THE ACADEMY

  • Report on the work of Academy for 2020
  • Adoption of the work plan of the Academy for the 2021
  • Membership fee for 2021
  • Current questions of interest

 

IV.   SESSIONS OF SCIENTIFIC GROUPS, DATES

Scientific groups held two meetings each during 2020:

Scientific Group for Internal Medicine:

§ March 16th

§ November 26th

 

Scientific Group for Surgery:

§ March 18th

§ November 24th

 

Multidisciplinary and Preventive Scientific Group:

§ March 10th

§ November 26th

 

V.  ANNUAL AWARDS OF SERBIAN MEDICAL SOCIETY

Proposal for the Annual SMS Awards to the following members of the Academy have been confirmed:

Big Seal Award:

Prof. Dr. Stevan Baljosevic

Lifetime Achievement Award:

Prof. Dr. Svetolik Avramov

Scientific Research Award

Prof. Dr Goran Stankovic

Award for introduction/implementation of new diagnostic and therapeutic methods of great importance for the profession:

 Prof. Dr Vladan Vukcevic

 

VI.   SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS OF ACADEMY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES OF SMS IN 2019

Scientific Meetings organized by Academy

Date

Topic

Organizer

January 27th, 2020

Multidisciplinary approach to patient

Prof. Dr. Dragan Dankuc, MD, PhD

January17th, 2020

Clean tooth root canal- a prerequisite for endodontic

success

Prof. Dr. Slavoljub Zivkovic, MD, PhD

May 11/21th,2020

Webinar: Individual choices in a world of global challenges and goals of sustainable development

Prof. Dr. Marija Jeftic, MD, PhD

 

Academy as co-organizer of the events:

Prof. Marija Jevtić, PhD, Prof. Dr. Branislava Belic and Dr. Sara Savic organized a course (November 3, 2020): "One Health Day 2020 " in co-organization with the Faculty of Medicine, University of Novi Sad, PMF, University of Novi Sad and the Association of One Health of Serbia.

Prof. Dr. Nevena Kalezić organized the Fifth Belgrade Anesthesia Forum (25-27 Sept, 2020) in cooperation with the Academy of Medical Sciences SMS and the Section for Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy.

Inauguration lectures by honorary member:

February 28th, 2020:

Kidney Transplantation as the therapy of choice in the treatment of end-stage kidney disease

Dr. Radmila Blagojevic Lazic

Inauguration lectures by full members:

February 25th, 2020:

Development of oesophageal cancer from Cherni to Davinci

Prof. Dr. Nebojsa Radovanovic

Prevalence of metabolic complications in obese children and adolescents

Prof. Dr. Dragan Zdravkovic

 

Inauguration lectures by associate members:

 February 19th, 2020:

Coronary heart disease in women

Prof. Dr. Svetlana Apostolovic

Clinical and diagnostic dilemmas in the assessment and treatment of aortic stenosis

Prof. Dr. Aleksandra Nikolic

 

February 25th, 2020:

Surgical treatment of malignant tumours of the pancreas

Prof. Dr. Pavle Milosevic

 

March 4th, 2020: 

Personalized immunosuppressive therapy in kidney transplant patients

Prof. Dr. Radmila Velickovic Radovanovic

Nuclear medicine as diagnostic method of cardiovascular diseases

Prof. Dr. Dragana Sobic Saranovic

 

March 11th, 2020:

Biological and clinical heterogeneity ofmyelodysplastic syndromes 

Prof. Dr. Dragomir Marisavljevic

Social, ethical professional and legal aspects of medical responsibility

Prof. Dr. Slobodan Savic

 

VII. ACCREDITED TESTS CREATED BY MEMBERS OF ACADEMY AND AVAILABLE ON THE SITE OF SERBIAN MEDICAL SOCIETY SMS) http://sld.org.rs/sr/testovi/elektronski_testovi.dot

Selection of laboratory test in the diagnosis of liver diseases

Author: Prof. Dr. Milena Bozic and prof. dr Dragan Delic

Recurrent urinary tract infections

Author: Prof. Dr. Ljubica Djukanovic and Prof. dr Visnja Lezaic

Iron therapy in renal anemia

Author: Prof. Dr. Nada Dimkovic

Slowing the progresion of kidney diseases and the role of ketoanalogues

Author: Prof. Dr. Nada Dimkovic

Treatment of renal anemia in pre-dialysis stages

Author: Prof. Dr. Nada Dimkovic

 

VIII. PUBLISHING ACTIVITY OF THE ACADEMY

Monograph of scientific conferences of the Academy: Therapeutic option for chronic hepatitis B and C and the possibility of eliminating the virus. Editor: Prof. Dr. Milena Bozic.

In press: Introductory lectures by members of Academy elected in 2019

In press: Biographies of Academy members, Supplement III

 

IX. ESTABLISHED COOPERATION BETWEEN ACADEMY AND:

Academy of Engineering Sciences, February 26th, 2020

Federation of European Academies of Medicine (FEAM), October 22th, 2020

Ministry of Health: joint activity in development of Clinical Practise Guidelines in Serbia, October 13th, 2020

 

X. ACTIVITIES (PUBLICATIONS) RELATED TO COVID-19 ACCESSIBLE ON THE SITE OF ACADEMY: http://akademija.sld.org.rs/

1. Epidemiological chatacteristics of COVID-19

    Prof. Dr. Natasa Maksimovic:

 

2. COVID-19: Clinical manifestation and outcome of diseases

    Assist. Dr. Nikola Mitrovic and Prof. dr Dragan Delic:

 3. Radiological manifestation of the COVID-19 in the lung

     Prof. Dr. Ruza Stevic

4. Cardiovascular changes in COVID-19 patients

     Prof. Dr. Goran Stankovic correspondent member of SASA, clinical assistant dr Milorad   

     Tesic

 5. Invasive treatment of acute coronary syndromes during the COVID-19 pandemic

     Prof. Dr. Milovan Petrovic

6. Acute renal injury in COVID-19 patients

    Prof. Dr. Visnja Lezaic

7. Molecular mechanisms of pleiotropic effects of chloroquine and possibilities of use in the treatment of COVID-19

    Prof. dr. Jovan Popovic, dr Dusica Popovic, prof. Dr Kosta Popovic

8. The role of androgens on extensive pneumonia in COVID-19 patients

     Dr. Vladan Cokic, science advisor

9. Collective immunity, development of vaccine for sars-cov-2and tobacco smoking in the

    era of COVID-19

    Prof. Dr. Rajko Igic

Papers published:

Smelcerovic A, Kocic G, Gajic M, Tomovic K, Djordjevic V, Stankovic-Djordjevic D, Anderluh M.DPP-4 Inhibitors in the Prevention/Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis, Heart and Kidney Injury Caused by COVID-19-A Therapeutic Approach of Choice in Type 2 Diabetic Patients?Front Pharmacol 2020;11:1185. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2020.01185. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32848788/

Mitkovic MM, Bumbasirevic M, Milenkovic S, Gajdobranski D, Bumbasirevic V, Mitkovic MB.Influence of coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic state of emergency in orthopaedic fracture surgical treatment. Int Orthop 2020:1-6. doi: 10.1007/s00264-020-04750-3. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32728928/