!!!Berislav Zlokovic
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*7/2012 - pres. Director, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, University of Southern California (USC), KSOM, LA, CA 
*12/2011 - present  Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, USC KSOM, LA, CA
*12/2011 - present Director, Center for Neurodegeneration and Regeneration, ZNI, USC, KSOM, LA, CA,
*5/2000 - 12/2011  Professor of Neurosurgery & Neurology, Univ. of Rochester Med. Center (URMC), New York 
*5/2005 - 12/2011 Dean's Professor, University of Rochester New York
*7/2007 - 12/2011 Director, Center for Neurodegenerative and Brain Vascular Disorders, URMC New York 
*1992 - 2000 Professor of Neurosurgery, Physiology & Biophysics, USC School of Medicine, LA, CA 
*1989 - 1991 Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Physiology & Biophysics, USC Sch Med, LA, CA 
*1989 - 2000 Director, Laboratory for Neuroscience, USC School of Medicine, LA, CA,
*1986 - 1989 Associate Professor of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, Belgrade, Yugoslavia 
__Fields of Scholarship__
* Neurosciences  
* Physiology and pathophysiology of the blood-brain barrier 
* Physiology and pathophsyiology of brain microcirculation
* Peptide transport in the brain including Alzheimer’s Abeta
* Functions of brain capillary mural cells pericytes in brain
* Signal transduction within the neurovascular unit (pericytes, brain endothelial cells, astrocytes)
* Vascular biology and Alzheimer’s disease 
* Ischemic stroke and treatment from models to humans
* Activated protein C neuroprotective pathways in brain
__Honours and Awards__
*1988 British Council Award for Medical Research
*1991 James Zumberg Innovation Award, University of So. California
*1991 Shannon Carreer Development Award, NIH
*1993 Herbert Jr Hoover Award for Medical Research, Los Angeles
*1997 Serbian National Academy of Sciences & Arts, Foreign Member
*2004 MERIT Award, National Institute on Aging – for leadership and commitment to the field 
*2005 Dean’s Professor – Distinguished Faculty University of Rochester NY
*2006 ISOA/Elan Award for ‘novel approaches to drug discovery for Alzheimer’s disease’
*2006 MetLife Award for Medical Research - for contributions to understanding of Alzheimer’s disease
*2007 Javits Award, National Institute on Neurological Disorders –substantial contributions to neurosciences 
*2009 Potamkin Prize from the American Academy of Neurology  - for research on Alzheimer’s disease
*2009 McCune Award, Dallas Texas – for research Alzheimer’s disease
*2009 Presidential Citation (University of Rochester) - for ‘pioneering approach to Alzheimer’s disease’
*2012 Inaugural Zilkha Senior Scholar (KSOM/USC) - for ‘research on the role of vasculature in Alzheimer’s
*2013 Fellow, the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS)
*2013 SFN Presidential Lecture, Blood-brain barrier and Neurodegeneration,
*2013 Mary Hayley and Selim Zilkha Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research, 
*2014 Thomson Reuters List, ‘The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds’ (1% most cited authors 2002-2012)
*2014 The Chancellor’s Award Lecture in Neurosciences, Louisiana State University 
*2014 The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiative (DABI), Member, 2014

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[Publication list|User/Zlokovic_Berislav/Publications]
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[Highlights of my work and anecdotes|User/Zlokovic_Berislav/Highlight]
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