Prof. Vladan Cokic

Laboratory of experimental hematology, Institute for medical research

University of Belgrade, Serbia

Full Professor



2011 Internal medicine residency, School of medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia

2009 Ph.D., School of medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

2005 M.Sc., School of medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

1996 M.D., School of medicine, September, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Publications (Selected)

  1. Beleslin-CokicBB, CokicVP, YuX, WekslerBB, SchechterAN, NoguchiCT. Erythropoietin and hypoxia stimulate erythropoietin receptor and nitric oxide production by endothelial cells. Blood. 2004;104(7):2073-80.
  2. CokicVP, Beleslin-CokicBB, TomicM, Stojilkovic, SS, NoguchiCT, SchechterAN. Hydroxyurea induces the eNOS-cGMP pathway in endothelial cells. Blood. 2006;108:184-191.
  3. Cokic VP, Beleslin-Cokic BB, Noguchi CT, Schechter AN. Hydroxyurea increases eNOS protein levels through inhibition of proteasome activity. Nitric Oxide. 2007;16(3):371-8.
  4. Cokic VP, Andric SA, Stojilkovic SS, Noguchi CT, Schechter AN. Hydroxyurea nitrosylates and activates soluble guanylyl cyclase in human erythroid cells. Blood 2008;111:1117-1123.
  5. Cokic VP, Schechter AN.The Effects of Nitric Oxide on Red Cell Development and Phenotype. In: James Bieker, ed. Red Cell Development, Current Topics in Developmental Biology. Vol 82. Burlington, MA: Academic Press; 2008:169-215.
  6. Cokic VP, Beleslin-Cokic BB, Smith RD, Economou AP, Wahl LM, Noguchi CT, Schechter AN. Stimulated stromal cells induce gamma-globin gene expression in erythroid cells via nitric oxide production. Exp Hematol. 2009;37(10):1230-7.
  7. Antic D, Perunicic Jovanovic M, Dencic Fekete M, Cokic VP. Assessment of bone marrow microvessel density in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2010 Jul;18(4):353-6.
  8. Beleslin-Cokic BB, Cokic VP, Wang L, Piknova B, Teng R, Schechter AN, Noguchi CT. Erythropoietin and hypoxia increase erythropoietin receptor and nitric oxide levels in lung microvascular endothelial cells. Cytokine. 2011 May;54(2):129-35.
  9. Antic D, Mihaljevic B, Cokic V, Fekete MD, Djurasevic TK, Pavlovic S, Milic N, Elezovic I. Patients with early stage chronic lymphocytic leukemia: new risk stratification based on molecular profiling. Leuk Lymphoma. 2011 Jul;52(7):1394-7.