Research fellow

Dr. Marija Glisic

Curriculum vitae

Education

• PhD degree in Clinical Epidemiology (2018) : Department of Epidemiology and Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; PhD thesis: Sex Hormones and Cardiometabolic Risk
• Master degree in Health Sciences (2017): Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; MSc thesis: Associations Between Endogenous Estradiol and Testosterone Levels with Plaque Composition and Risk of Stroke in Subjects with Carotid Atherosclerosis
• Bachelor degree in Medicine (2014): Medical Faculty, University of Belgrade, Serbia; BA thesis: Ultrasound in the Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative The Role of Transcranial Diseases.
• DZD Diabetes Research School, Nice, France, April 19, 2017
• Abdominal ultrasound course at Paediatric summer academy, Medical Faculty of Graz, Austria, August, 2014

Internships

• MRC Epidemiology Unit, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge (1st July- 30th September 2018)
• Clinical and Research internship at the Division of Children Radiology, Medical Faculty of Graz, Austria, August, 2013 and August, 2014
• Clinical Internship at the Oncology department, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland, July 2013
• Clinical internship at the Department of Cardiology, Medical University in Kayseri, Turkey, July 2012

Work Experience

• PhD researcher, Department of Epidemiology and Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
• Research trainee at Heart Failure Department of Clinical Center, Serbia (December 2014 - July 2016)

Scholarships and Awards

• European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) Albert Renold Travel Fellowship Programme (May, 2018)
• Erasmus University Rotterdam Trust Funds, 2017
• ERAWEB scholarship Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands (August 2016 - July 2017)
• Award of the City of Loznica (2009-2016)
• ERAWEB scholarship Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands (August 2012 - June 2013)
• CEEPUS scholarship Faculty of Medicine of Graz, Austria (2013)
• CEEPUS scholarship Faculty of Medicine of Graz, Austria (2014)
• Hemofarm Foundation Scholarship (2013/2014)
• Fellowship Ministry of Educations, Science and Technological Development (2008-2014)

Publications

• Glisic M, Mujaj B, Rueda-Ochoa OL, Asllanaj E, Laven JS, Kavousi M, Ikram MK, Vernooij MW, Ikram MA, Franco OH, Bos D, Muka T. Associations of endogenous estradiol and testosterone levels with plaque composition and risk of stroke in subjects with carotid atherosclerosis. Circ Res. 2017 Nov 2. PMID: 29097437
• Glisic M, Rojas LZ, Asllanaj E, Vargas KG, Kavousi M, Ikram MA, Fauser BCJM, Laven JSE, Muka T, Franco OH. Sex steroids, sex hormone-binding globulin and levels of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in postmenopausal women. Int J Cardiol. 2018 Mar 6. pii: S0167-5273(17)33426-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.03.008
• O'Reilly MW, Glisic M, Kumarendran B, Subramanian A, Manolopoulos KN, Tahrani AA, Keerthy D, Muka T, Toulis KA, Hanif W,
Thomas N, Franco OH, Arlt W, Nirantharakumar K. Serum testosterone and sex-specific risk of incident type 2 diabetes in a retrospective primary care cohort. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2018 Sep 26. doi: 10.1111/cen.13862
• Oliver-Williams C*, Glisic M*, Shahzad S, Brown E, Pellegrino Baena C, Chadni M, Chowdhury R, Franco OH*, Muka T *.
The route of administration, timing, duration and dose of postmenopausal hormone therapy and cardiovascular outcomes in women: a systematic review. Dmy039, https://doi.org/10.1093/humupd/dmy039
• Glisic M, Kastrati N,* Gonzalez-Jaramillo M*, Bramer WM, Ahmadizar F, PhD, Chowdhury R, Danser, AHJ, Roks AM, Voortman T, Franco OH, Muka T. Association between phytoestrogens, glucose homeostasis and risk of diabetes in women: a systematic
review and meta-analysis. Adv Nutr. 2018 Nov 1;9(6):726-740. doi: 10.1093/advances/nmy048.
• Glisic M, Kastrati N*, Musa J*, Milic J, Asllanaj E, Portilla Fernandez E, Nano J, Ochoa Rosales C, Amiri M , Kraja B, Bano A,
Bramer WM, Roks AJM, Danser AHJ, Franco OH , Muka T. Phytoestrogen supplementation and body composition in postmenopausal women: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Maturitas 115 (2018) 74-83.
• Glisic M, Shahzad S, Tsoli S, Chadni M, Asllanaj E, Rojas LZ, Brown E, Chowdhury R, Muka T, Franco OH. Association between
progestin-only contraceptive use and cardiometabolic outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Prev Cardiol.
2018 Jan 1:2047487318774847. doi: 10.1177/2047487318774847
• Rojas LZ, Glisic M, Pletsch-Borba L, Echeverría LE, Bramer WM, Bano A, Stringa N, Zaciragic A, Kraja B, Asllanaj E, Chowdhury R,Morillo CA, Rueda-Ochoa OL, Franco OH, Muka T. Electrocardiographic abnormalities in Chagas disease in the general population: A systematic review and meta-analysis PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Jun 13;12(6):e0006567. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006567
• Milic J, Glisic M, Voortman T, PletschBorba T, Asllanaja E, Rojas L.Z., Troup J, C. Kiefte-de Jong J, van Beeck E, Muka T, Franco O.H. Menopause, ageing, and alcohol use disorders in women. Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.03.006
• Asllanaj E*, Ochoa-Rosales C*, Glisic M, Nano J, Muka T, Franco O.H. Chromatin landscape and Epigenetic biomarkers for clinical diagnosis and prognosis of Type 2 Diabetes mellitus (Book chapter, submitted to Elsevier)
• Asllanaj E*, Ochoa-Rosales C*, Glisic M, Nano J, Muka T, Franco O.H. Chromatin landscape and Epigenetic biomarkers for clinical diagnosis and prognosis of Type 2 Diabetes mellitus (Book chapter, accepted by Elsevier)
• Glisic M, Franco OH, Muka T. Response by Glisic et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Associations of Endogenous Estradiol and
Testosterone Levels With Plaque Composition and Risk of Stroke in Subjects With Carotid Atherosclerosis". Circ Res. 2018 Apr 13;122(8):e69-e70. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.118.312977
• Hendriks Astrid, Kis, Zsuzsanna, Glisic M, Bramer, Wichor, Szili-Torok, T. P291Imaging guided versus non-imaging guided ventricular
tachycardia ablation - a meta-analysis. EP Europace. 20. i41-i41. 10.1093/europace/euy015.103.
• Zaimi I, Asllanaj E, Glisic M, Ikram A, Laven JSE, Kavousi M, Muka T, Franco OH. Endogenous dehydroepiandrosterone levels and its derivatives modifies the association between total estradiol and type 2 diabetes risk in postmenopausal women: The Rotterdam Study. Maturitas, Volume 103, September 2017, Pages 93-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2017.06.017

Oral and Poster Presentations

1. Dutch Pharmacology Day, Utrecht, April, 2018; Poster presentation: Association between phytoestrogens, glucose homeostasis and risk of type 2 diabetes in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis
2. Science Days, Antwerp, January 2018; Oral presentation: Associations of endogenous estradiol and testosterone levels with plaque composition and risk of stroke in subjects with carotid atherosclerosis. Poster presentation: The effect of sildenafil on the nitric oxide dependent vasodilatation in the human placental an ex vivo placental perfusion study
3. European Congress on Menopause and Andropause, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017 ; Oral presentation: Associations of endogenous estradiol and testosterone levels with plaque composition and risk of stroke in subjects with carotid atherosclerosis. Oral presentation: Sex steroids, sex hormone-binding globulin and levels of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in postmenopausal women. Poster presentation: Endogenous dehydroepiandrosterone levels and its derivatives modifies the association between total estradiol and type 2 diabetes risk in postmenopausal women: The Rotterdam Study
4. European Society of Cardiology Congress, Barcelona, 2017; Poster presentation: Prevalence of cardiac abnormalities in Chagas disease in the general population: a systematic review and meta-analysis”; Poster presentation: Associations of endogenous estradiol and testosterone levels with plaque composition and risk of stroke in subjects with carotid atherosclerosis
5. EASD 2017 annual meeting in Lisbon; Poster presentation: Prognostic value of dehydroepiandrosterone in type 2 diabetes: The Rotterdam Study and Endogenous progestogen steroid hormone modifies the positive association between total estradiol and type 2 diabetes risk
6. Congress of Biomedical Sciences, Tirana, May 2014; Oral presentation: Location of thyroid gland and chest x-ray imaging in children”
7. European Society of Radiology, Vienna, March 2014; Poster presentation: Location of thyroid gland and chest x-ray imaging in children “
8. Congress of Biomedical Sciences, Tirana, May 2014; Oral presentation: “The role of transcranial parenchymal ultrasonography in diagnosis and differential diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases “
9. Neurocard, Belgrade 2015; Poster: “A rare presentation of myocarditis in young patient: clinical conundrum”

Research interests

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses
Clinical and Translational Epidemiology
Non Communicable Disease Epidemiology
Women’s Health
Sex differences in Cardiometabolic diseases
Public Health Policies and Interventions
Primary and Secondary Prevention Research
Global Health

Projects

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Teaching

1. Teaching assistant at Master course Biostatistical Methods I: Basic Principles at Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands (October 2016, October 2017)
2. Teaching assistant at Bachelor course: Cardiovascular regulation by the autonomic nervous system (Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands, November 2017)
3. Teaching assistant at Master course: Clinical Translation of Epidemiology (Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands NIHES, October 2017)
4. Teaching assistant at Bachelor course Clinical Technology, NIHES and Delft University (April 2017)
5. Teaching assistant at the Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade (2009-2012 and 2013/2014)

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