Danica Stanimirovic, MD, PhD, National Research Council of Canada, Canada
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Danica Stanimirovic, MD, PhD is Director of the Translational Bioscience Department, Human Health Therapeutics Research Centre, National Research Council of Canada (NRC). She manages a portfolio of R&D projects aimed at developing, de-risking and advancing complex bio-therapeutics through preclinical development, in partnership with academia and biopharma companies. Her research focusses on advancing molecular and mechanistic science of brain vascular physiology and pathology and developing innovations and technologies to support clinical and commercial translational research in the field of neuroscience and therapeutic delivery to the central nervous system. Her scientific focus is on antibody and gene therapies for neurological diseases. A fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, she is recipient of several Canadian and international awards. She is a founding member of the International Brain Barriers Society and Adjunct Professor at the University of Ottawa. Danica has served on international review panels and scientific advisory boards of large-scale public-private international R&D initiatives. Trained in medicine, neurology and neuroscience at the University of Belgrade, and in brain research at the National Institutes of Health, USA, she has authored over 190 manuscripts and book chapters and 23 patents in the field of integrative neuroscience, innovative biologics and drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier.