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Andrija Stanimirovic
Adjunct Professor, Dermatology and Venereology
School of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
Full Tenure Professor 2012 University of Applied Health Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia Clinical medicine  
Associate Professor 2007                        same same  
Assistant Professor 2003


PhD 2001 School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia Pathology "Comparison of expression of oncoprotein bcl-2, tumour suppressor gene p53 and growth hormone receptor in actinic keratosis and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin”
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
1998 now University of Applied Health Sciences Zagreb, Croatia Full Tenure Professor
1992 2014 Department of Dermatology&Venereology, School of Medicine, Zagreb Zagreb, Croatia Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2019 The Microbiome in Hair Disorders Andy Goren, Maja Kovacevic, John McCoy, Mirna Situm, Zeljana Bolanca, Andrija Stanimirovic, Rachita Dhurat, Jill Chitalia, Aseem Sharma, Torello Lotti Advances in Integrative Dermatology (book)   Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd 2019/1/18 289-294
2019 A case report of severe recurrent varicella in an ankylosing spondylitis patient treated with adalimumab–a new side effect after 15 years of usage Tomislava Skuhala, Anita Atelj, Jelena Prepolec, Mahmoud Al-Mufleh, Andrija Stanimirović, Dalibor Vukelić BMC Infectious Diseases   Publisher: Springer Nature 19 (1) 127
2018 Treatment of penile actinomycosis Skuhala T, Tomasovic D, Stimac D, Ljubicic N, Orosi D, Stanimirovic A, Vukelic D Dermatologic Therapy   Publisher: Wiley Online Library   31(5) doi: 10.111/dth.12636. Epub 2018 Sep 4.
2018 Styling without shedding: a novel topical formula reduces hair shedding by contracting the arrector pilli muscle. McCoy J, Goren A, Kovacevic M, Situm M, Stanimirovic A, Shapiro J, Sinclair R Dermatologic Therapy   Publisher: Wiley Online Library 31(1) 1.        doi: 10.1111/dth.12575. Epub 2017 Nov 28  
2016 Combined therapy for resistant vitiligo lesions: NB-UVB, microneedling, and topical latanoprost, showed no enhanced efficacy compared to topical latanoprost and NB-UVB Stanimirovic A, Kovacevic M, Korobko I,Šitum M, Lotti T Dermatologic Therapy   Publisher: Wiley Online Library   312-316
2015 Use of biologics for psoriasis in Central and Eastern European countries. Rencz F, Kemény L, Gajdácsi JZ, Owczarek W, Arenberger P, Tiplica GS, Stanimirović A, Niewada M, Petrova G, Marinov L, Péntek M, Brodszky V, Gulácsi L J Eur Acad Dermatol Venerol Publisher: Wiley Online Library 29(11) 2222-30.
2014 Identification of Distinct Mutations in AAGAB in Families with Type 1 Punctate Palmoplantar Keratoderma Furniss M, Higgins CA, Martinez-Mir A, Horev L, Petukhova L, Stanimirović A, Miljković J, Zlotogorski A, Christiano AM J Invest Dermatol Publisher: Elsevier 134 1749-52
2013 Paederus dermatitis featuring chronic contact dermatitis: a case report. Stanimirović A, Skerlev M, Čulav-Košćak I, Kovačević M Dermatitis Publisher: Wolters Kluwer 24(5) 249-251
2014 Topical propranolol cream in treatment of superficial infantile hemangiomas: review of literature and 4 years clinical experience. Kovačević M, Lukinović Škudar V, Maričić G, Krnjević-Pezić G, Stanimirović A Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat Publisher: Association of Slovenian Dermatologists   23(4) 75-8
2015 Antiviral Drugs Skerlev M, Čulav-Košćak I, Basarovski J, Stanimirović A  Katsambas A, Lotti T, Dessinioti C, D'Erme AM, Eds. European handbook of dermatological treatments (book)   Publisher: SpringerBerlin Heidelberg     1381-92
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2015- Clinical Research Trial „Study to Investigate the Effect of AB-101 in Pre-Menopausal Females“, AB-DRUG-FSD-001   Applied Biology Inc ( CA, USA) Site Principal Investigator
2015- Clinical Research Trial „Minoxidil Dose Response Study in females Identified through IVD Testing as Non-Responders to 5% Topical Minoxidil“, F1-DRUG-MINOXIDIL-001     Applied Biology Inc ( CA, USA) Site Principal Investigator
2014- The Grant  „Study of vitiligo stability time to relapse“,VRF01152014/01 Vitiligo Research Foundation ( NY, USA) Chief Project Coordinator and Site Principal Investigator
2014-2016 The Grant „Clinical study of Dermaroller efficiency in vitiligo treatment“, VRF01152014/01   Vitiligo Research Foundation ( NY, USA) Chief Project Coordinator and Site Principal Investigator
2007-2008 The BSF Small Grant-Porphyrins and hair growth , (2007-2008), Project of Dpt.of Photobiology, St. John's Institute of Dermatology, King's College, London,UK, British Skin Foundation (UK) Project Co-Coordinator, Investigator
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service
2008- Acta Alpina, Panonica et Adriatica (Acta APA); Ljubljana, Slovenia   Member of Editorial Board
2008- Acta APA, Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica, Acta Dermatovenerologica (Stockholm), Dermatological Therapy, Clinical and Experimental Dermatology Reviewer
2014- Vitiligo Research Foundation   Member of Scientific Board
2013- UEMS (Union of European Medical Specialities );   Board of  Dermatovenereology   Representative of Croatia in European Board
2010- Research Institute of the Dead Sea (RIDS)   Board Member
Awards/International Recognition
Other Achievements
Date Title Key Activities:
2009- Association of Dermatovenereologists of Serbia   Honorary Member
2000- American Academy of Dermatology International Fellow
1996- European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology   Ordinary Member
2011- Croatian Psoriasis Association   Vicepresident
2013- Croatian Vitiligo Association   President
2013-2018 Croatian Dermatological Society   Member of Executive Board
2013- Croatian Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases   Member of Executive Board