Nevena Vidović ex Kardum, PhD, Scientific Associate

Nevena Kardum_mala

Address for Correspodence:
Institute for Medical Research
Centre of Research Excellence in Nutrition and Metabolism
Tadeuša Košćuška 1
11000 Belgrade, Serbia
phone +381 11 4061747
e-mail: nevenakardum@gmail.com

Education

• 2011- 2015. Doctoral academic studies, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade, Department of Medical Biochemistry
Doctor of medical science – pharmacy (01/06/2015)
Thesis title: “The impact of Aronia juice on oxidative status’ biomarkers and fatty acid profile in healthy subjects with or without risk factors for cardiovascular diseases”
• 2006-2011. Medical faculty, University of Novi Sad, Department of Pharmacy
Master of pharmacy (11/07/2011)
The best student of the generation

Positions and Employment

• 19/09/2013 – present, Research Associate, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, The Centre of Research Excellence in Nutrition and Metabolism (CENM)
• 17/10/2011 – 19/09/2013, Junior Researcher, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, The Centre of Research Excellence in Nutrition and Metabolism (CENM)

Participation in Projects

• The Integration Project of the Ministry of Science for the project period 2011-2014 NO: III41030 – The biological mechanisms, nutritional intake and status of polyunsaturated fatty acids and folate: Improving nutrition Serbia; www.srbnutrition.info/english/folomega
• FP7 EC Research Projects
– BACCHUS FP7 – Beneficial effects of dietary bioactive peptides and polyphenols on cardiovascular health in humans, 2012-2016; www.bacchus-fp7.eu
– BaSeFood FP7 – Sustainable exploitation of bioactive components from the Black Sea Area traditional foods, 2009-2012; www.basefood-fp7.eu
• COST Action FA1403 POSITIVe- Interindividual variation in response to consumption of plant food bioactives and determinants involved, 2014-2018;

Courses and Education

• Agilent seminar “35Breaking 56Bad 8Old 105Habits 74With 10New 49Instruments”, 22th October 2014, Belgrade, Serbia
• “1st School on chromatography and mass spectrometry”, Petnica Science Centre in cooperation with the Faculty of Chemistry – University of Belgrade, 31st August – 5th September 2014, Petnica Science Centre, Serbia
• BD Flow cytometry training, 10th- 12th April 2013, Belgrade, Serbia
• “1st Summer Training School on HDL”, organized within COST Action BM0904 (HDLnet) entitled: “HDL: from Biological Understanding to Clinical Exploitation”, 30th August -1th September 2012, Groningen, the Netherlands

Honors

• Award for Best Young Researchers’ Publication “Dr Vera i Dušan Kentera”, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, 2014.
Foreign languages
• English: fluent in written and spoken English (Level B2, First Certificate in English, University of Cambridge)
• German: basic level

Computer skills

• Microsoft Office
• Statistical packages: SPSS, MedCalc, GraphPad Prism

Publications
Peer-reviewed journals

• Kardum N, Milovanović B, Šavikin K, Zdunić G, Mutavdžin S, Gligorijević T, Spasić S. Beneficial Effects of Polyphenol-Rich Chokeberry Juice Consumption on Blood Pressure Level and Lipid Status in Hypertensive Subjects. J Med Food. 2015;18(11):1231-1238.
• Kardum N, Petrović-Oggiano G, Takic M, Glibetić N, Zec M, Debeljak-Martacic J, Konić-Ristić A. Effects of Glucomannan-Enriched, Aronia Juice-Based Supplement on Cellular Antioxidant Enzymes and Membrane Lipid Status in Subjects with Abdominal Obesity. Sci World J. 2014;869250.
• Kardum N, Takić M, Šavikin K, Zec M, Zdunić G, Spasić S, Konić-Ristić A. Effects of polyphenol-rich chokeberry juice on cellular antioxidant enzymes and membrane lipid status in healthy women. J Funct Foods. 2014;9:89-97.
• Kardum N, Konić Ristić A, Savikin K, Spasić S, Stefanović A, Ivanišević J, Miljković M. Effects of Polyphenol-Rich Chokeberry Juice on Antioxidant/Pro-Oxidant Status in Healthy Subjects. J Med Food. 2014;17(8):869-874.
• Savikin K, Menković N, Zdunić G, Pljevljakušić D, Spasić S, Kardum N, Konić-Ristić A. Dietary Supplementation with Polyphenol-Rich Chokeberry Juice Improves Skin Morphology in Cellulite. J Med Food. 2014;17(5):582-587.
• Konic-Ristic A, Srdic-Rajic T, Kardum N, Aleksić-Veličković V, Kroon P, Hollands W, Needs P, Boyko N, Hayran O, Jorjadze M, Glibetic M. Effects of bioactive-rich extracts of pomegranate, persimmon, nettle, dill, kale and Sideritis and isolated bioactives on arachidonic acid induced markers of platelet activation and aggregation. J Sc Food Agric. 2013;93(14):3581-3587.
• Konić-Ristić A, Srdić-Rajić T, Kardum N, Glibetić M. Biological activity of Aronia melanocarpa antioxidants pre-screening in an intervention study disign. J Serb Chem Soc 2013;78(3):429-443.

National journals

• Srdić-Rajić , Konić-Ristić A, Tišma-Militić N, Kardum N, Galun D, Sikimić J, Glibetić M, Milićević M. Effects of mistletoe extract on markers of platelet activation and aggregation. Acta chirurgica iugoslavica. 2015;62(2):5-13.
• Aleksić-Veličković V, Kardum N, Berisavac M, Konić-Ristić A, Glibetić M. Antioxidant enzyme activities in erythrocytes of healthy pregnant women, preeclamptic women and newborns. Materia medica. 2012;28(3):691-698.

Presented abstracts
International congresses and symposia

• Kardum N, Konić Ristić A, Zec M, Kroon P, Glibetić M. The design and sensory testing of a placebo formulation for a polyphenol-rich Aronia juice with evaluation of potential impact on platelet function. 7th International Conference on Polyphenols and Health (ICPH 2015), 27th-30th October, Tours, France (P1044, p.300).
• Konić Ristić A, Zrnić M, Stanković I, Srdić-Rajić T, Kardum N, Glibetić M. Long term consumption of Aronia juice decreases serum zonulin levels and the expression of cd11b on monocytes in subjects at high cvd risk. 7th International Conference on Polyphenols and Health (ICPH 2015), 27th-30th October, Tours, France (P430, p.198).
• Kojadinović M, Arsić A, Konić Ristić A, Kardum N, Novaković M, Jadranin M, Glibetić M. Pomegranate juice consumption decrease level of arachidonic acid in plasma in women with metabolic syndrome: a pilot study. 9th World Congress on Polyphenols Applications: Malta Polyphenols 2015, 3rd-5th June, 2015, St Julian, Malta (p145).
• Konić Ristić A, Srdić-Rajić T, Kardum N, Zec M, Hollands W, Shikha S, Kroon P, Glibetić M. Modulation of platelet function with dietary polyphenols- A promising strategy in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. 7th International Conference and Exhibition on Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (ISNFF 2014), 14th-17th October, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey (O87, p.127).
• Kardum N, Konić Ristić A, Petrović-Oggiano G, Takić M, Zec M, Spasić S, Glibetić M. Beneficial effects of aronia juice-based supplement consumption on cellular antioxidant enzymes and membrane lipid status in subjects with abdominal obesity. 7th International Conference and Exhibition on Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (ISNFF 2014), 14th-17th October, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey (P263, p.304).
• Kardum N, Šavikin K, Milovanović B, Zdunić G, Spasić S, Konić-Ristić A. Dietary supplementation with polyphenol rich chokeberry juice has beneficial effects in patients with mild hypertension and mild hyperlipidemia. Joint meeting/The fifth International Symposium on Neurocardiology/ The fourth International Symposium on Noninvasive Electrocardiology. 17th-18th October, 2013, Belgrade, Serbia (O58, p.112).
• Konić-Ristić A, Srdić-Rajić T, Kardum N, Šobajić S, Glibetić M. Antiplatelet and cell-based antioxidant activity of protocatechuic acid, one of anthocyanins major metabolite in humans. Integrative Approaches in Nutrition Research 2013, 8-9th March, 2013, Clermont-Ferrand, France (P026)
• Grozdanic N, Stanojkovic T, Kljajic Z, Etahiri S, Assobhei O, Konic-Ristic A, Srdic-Rajic T, Kardum N, Backovic S. In vitro evaluation of Antioxidant and Antitumoral Activities of Marine Algae Gelidium Sesquipedale and Fucus Spiralis. Eur J Cancer 2012;48(S5):S26.
• Glibetic M, Konic-Ristic A, Srdic-Rajic T, Kardum N, Kroon PA, Hollands W, Boyko N. Acute effects of hot water infusions of mountain tea, nettle and dill on platelet function in subjects with metabolic syndrome: a randomised controlled intervention study. Traditional Food International 2012, 4-5th October, 2012, Cesena, Italy (p.83).
• Kardum N, Konic-Ristic A, Glibetic M, Srdic-Rajic T, Kroon PA, Hollands W, Woodcock M, Boyko N. Effects of 6 weeks of pomegranate juice consumption on cardiovascular disease risk biomarkers in subjects with metabolic syndrome: a randomised controlled intervention study. Traditional Food International 2012, 4-5th October, 2012., Cesena, Italy (p.86).
• Konic-Ristic A, Glibetic M, Srdic-Rajic T, Kardum N, Kroon PA, Hollands W. Effects of 6-week of pomegranate juice consumption on platelet function in subjects with metabolic syndrome: a randomised controlled intervention study. Traditional Food International 2012, 4-5th October, 2012., Cesena, Italy (p. 88).
National congresses and symposia
• Pokimica B, Zec M, Debeljak-Martačić J, Konić-Ristić A, Kardum N, Popović T, Kojadinović M, Ranković S, Glibetić M. Aronia melanocarpa juice improves plasma fatty acid status in human adults with low cardiovascular risk. REDOX MEDICINE: Reactive species signaling, analytical methods, phytopharmacy, molecular mechanisms of disease, Third Congress, Serbian society for mitochondrial and free-radical physiology, 25th-26th September, 2015 (P13, p.34)
• Kojadinović M, Pokimica B, Zec M, Kardum N , Konić- Ristić A ,Glibetić M, Arsić A. Polyphenol-rich pomegranate juice exerts antioxidative effect through decrease in gpx activity in metabolic syndrome subjects. REDOX MEDICINE: Reactive species signaling, analytical methods, phytopharmacy, molecular mechanisms of disease, Third Congress, Serbian society for mitochondrial and free-radical physiology, 25th-26th September, 2015 (P52, p.73)
• Kojadinović M, Arsić A, Popović T, Kardum N, Konić-Ristić A, Glibetić M. Effect of pomegranate juice consumption on lipid profile and blood pressure in patients with metabolic syndrome. 3rd Congress of Physiological Sciences of Serbia with International Participation, 29th-31st October, 2014, Belgrade (P38, p. 128).
• Konić-Ristić A, Srdić-Rajić T, Kardum N, Stanković I, Glibetić M. Uticaj konzumacije soka od nara na funkciju trombocita i druge faktore rizika za nastanak kardivaskularnih obolenja (The effect of pomegranate juice consumption on platelet function and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease). 4th Congress on dietary supplements with international participation, 24th-25th October, 2013, Belgrade (O9, p.21).
• Konić-Ristić A, Srdić-Rajić T, Kardum N, Stanković I, Glibetić M. Polifenoli kao antitrombocitni agensi u prevenciji kardiovaskularnih bolesti- in vitro i ex vivo ispitivanja (Polyphenols as antiplatelet agents in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases: in vitro and in vivo studies). 4th Congress on dietary supplements with international participation, 24th-25th October, 2013, Belgrade (O10,p. 23).
• Petrović-Oggiano G, Kardum N , Popović T, Takić M, Debeljak- Martačić J, Konić-Ristić A, Glibetić M. The effects of shortterm supplementation with Aronia melanocarpa on selected anthropometric and biochemical parameters in postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome. Third Congress of Endocrinology Serbia, 6th-9th December, 2012, Belgrade (A11).
• Petrović-Oggiano G, Kardum N , Takić M, Petrović S, Popović T, Debeljak- Martačić J, Konić-Ristić A, Glibetić M. Uticaj antocijana iz „Aronie melanocarpe“ na odabrane biohemijske parametre kod žena u postmenopauzi sa metaboličkim sindromom (The effect of anthocyanins from “Aronia melanocarpa” on selected biochemical parameters in postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome). 12th Congress of Nutrition with international participation, 31st October -3rd November 2012, Belgrade (p.171).
• Petrović-Oggiano G, Debeljak-Martačić J, Popović T, Takić M, Ristić-Medić D, Kardum N, Petrović S, Konić-Ristić A, Glibetić M. Effect of Aronia melanocarpa supplementation on fatty acid profile in patients with hiperlipidemia pilot study. Days of Serbian medical diaspora, 4th-6th October, 2012, Belgrade (p.62).


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