microscope (by Freepik)


Our main topic is cellular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases and conditions.

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Ongoing projects

Biomarkers in neurodegenerative and malignant processes – the main project financed by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.

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Our laboratory has Confocal laser scanning microscope LSM 510 (Carl Zeiss), “Visitron” system for dynamic video-microscopy, Laboratory animal facility & equipment for isolation and maintenance of cell cultures and lines.

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disorder that mainly affects the nerve cells (neurons), which control muscle movement. As the motor neurons degenerate, they stop sending signals to the muscles, causing progressive muscle weakness and — ultimately — death. This animation focuses on the mechanisms within the motor neurons that cause them to degenerate. By understanding these mechanisms, researchers hope to one day find a cure for ALS.