Damir Vrbanec, M.D
Specialization in internal medicine, 1980-1984 /Hospital “Sisters of Mercy”/, Zagreb Cancer Research Assistant, Nuclear Medicine and Oncology Departement, Sisters of Mercy, University Hospital, Zagreb 1985-1989.
Assistant Lecturer, Departement of Pathophysiology, Medical Faculty University of Zagreb, University Hospital Rebro, 1989-1993 .
Assistant Professor, Departement of Pathophysiology, 1993-1998.
1998. Professor of Medicine.
Since 2002. the head of the Departement of Medical oncology, Oncology, University Hospital Rebro.
Education (Academic Degrees):
M.D: Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb, 1978.
Specialization in internal medicine, 1980-1984 /Hospital “Sisters of Mercy”/
M.S. in Experimental Biology and Medicine, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Zagreb 1980.PhD in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb 1982.
1987-1989 and 1994. Scholarship Foundation “Alexander von Humboldt” – stay in the University Hospital Eppendorf in Hamburg / Laboratory for Experimental Medicine and Department of oncology, University Hospital Eppendorf/.
Board of Internal Medicine 1984
Board of Medical Oncology 1998
Head of the Departement of Medical oncology, Oncology, University Hospital Rebro Zagreb.
National Coordinator of Medical Oncology, Ministry of Health
breast cancer, gastrointestinal tumors, immunooncology, chemo-hormonal therapy of solid tumors, immunotherapy, target/biological/ therapy, clinical and experimental oncology, oncogenes and growth factor.
Publications (see https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=vrbanec+d )
Participation in Important Organisation :
President of Croatian Society of Medical Oncology
Member of Scientific Board COCOG (Central European Cooperative OncologyGroup)
Member of the Board SEEROG / South Eastern European Research Oncology Group Member of Editorial Board of Journal MEMO / Magazine of European Medical Oncology / Springer Verlag.
European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
European School of Oncology – ESO
Croatian Medical Society
Croatian Society of Medical Oncology
European Association for Cancer Research (EACR)
Croatian Association for Cancer Research (EACR)