SERBIA

Srpsko somnološko duštvo

Serbian Somnologic Society

President

 

Dr. Slavko Janković
slavko@sezampro.rs


Foundation year

2011

Webpage

In preparation

Number of members

21

Composition of members (degree, specialties, subspecialties, etc.)

President: Slavko Janković, M.D., Ph.D., neurologist, vice president:prof Miodrag Vukcevic, M.D., Ph.D., pulmologist Members: 1 academician professorof physiology, 8 neurologists, 1 professor of pediatry,1 professor of neurology, 1 professor of psychiatry, 1 psychiatrist, 1 professor of neurosyrgery, 2 somnologists, 1 professor and 1 assistant in occupational medicine, 1 basic researcher

Historical perspective of the society

Sleep research in Serbia started at the Institute of physiology, Medical Faculty in Belgrade, and then at the Sleep research center at the Institute for Biological Research “Dr Siniša Stanković”, Belgrade, where basic research in animals is being done. Sleep research is being done at the “Clinical laboratory for sleep and sleep research” (whole field of sleep and sleep disturbances) at the Clinic for Neurology, Clinical Center of Serbia, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia, Dr Subotica #6.

Important sleep physicians / researchers in the history of the NSS

Academician Professor Dr Veselinka Šušić, M.D., Ph.D.
Academician Professor Ljubisav Rakic, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor Rosica Veskov, , M.D., Ph.D.

Number of Sleep Medicine Centers (link to their titles and locations)

One “Clinical laboratory for sleep and sleep research” covering the whole field of sleep and sleep disturbances at the Clinic for Neurology, Clinical Center of Serbia, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia, Dr Subotica #6.
Two Laboratories for sleep, treating patients with obstructive sleep apnea (one at the Clinic for pulmonary diseases of the Clinical Center Bežanijska kosa in Belgrade, and one at the Clinic for pulmonary diseases, Medical Faculty, University of Novi sad).
About four privately operated sleep laboratories (treating obstructive sleep apneas).

Number of Sleep Research Centers (link to their titles and locations)

One Sleep research center at the Institute for Biological Research “Dr Siniša Stanković”, Belgrade, doing basic research in animals.

Accreditation / Certification procedure

None so far

Educational programs

Lectures in sleep medicine for students and doctors specializing neurology and pulmology at the Medical Faculty in Belgrade and Novi sad.

Present activities, working groups, task forces

Group for clinical sleep medicine,
Group for obstructive sleep medicine and respiration,
Group for basic research in sleep

Miscellaneous

Seat of the “Serbian Sleep society”, is at the Clinic for neurology, Clinical center of Serbia, 11000 Belgrade, Dr Subotica street #6.
President of the “Serbian Sleep Society”: Slavko Jankovic, M.D., Ph. D. Clinic for neurology, Clinical center of Serbia, 11000 Belgrade, Dr Subotica Street #6. Phone: +381 60 8275748, Fax: + 381 11 2684577, E-mail: slavko@sezampro.rs ,
Vice president: Miodrag Vukcevic, M.D., Ph.D., Phone:+381 63572915