Sergej M. Ostojic , PhD

Full Professor
Vice-Dean for Science and International Cooperation
Bioenergetics Lab

Contact information
Faculty of Sport and Physical Education
University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Lovcenska 16, Novi Sad, Serbia
Office: Diagnostic center (first floor)

Sergej M. Ostojic received his medical degree from the University of Belgrade School of Medicine on September 1996. He then pursued his postgraduate training in nutrition, human physiology and medicine, and obtained a MSc in Medical Sciences (2001), a Medical Specialist degree (2002), and a PhD in Medical Sciences (2003) at the University of Belgrade. He is currently working as Full Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Novi Sad, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Belgrade School of Medicine. He has been appointed as Visiting Professor at the University of Zagreb (2009), the University of Central Florida (2014), the University of Rome (2017), and the University of Pécs (2018). His current research follows two main themes: (a) studying mitochondrial viability and targeted interventions to tackle impaired bioenergetics in health and disease, and (b) analyzing population health metrics in chronic diseases. To date, he has authored and co-authored 195 peer-reviewed articles in multidisciplinary journals with high impact factors such as The LancetNatureTrends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, TheranosticsTrends in Food Sciences and Technology, Mayo Clinic ProceedingsSports MedicineClinical SciencePharmacological ResearchInternational Journal of CardiologyEuropean Journal of Nutrition, Nutrients; 160+ invited lectures and conference abstracts; 24 book chapters, and 13 books. He is a member of The American Society for NutritionThe American Physiological SocietyThe American College of Sports Medicine, and The Nutrition Society. He is also Associate Editor of the scientific journals Research in Sports Medicine and Frontiers in Physiology, Review Editor for Frontiers in Pharmacology, and Editorial Consultant for Current Topics in Nutraceutical Research. He has been the recipient of internationally competitive research grants including The World Anti-Doping Agency, NSCA International Award and European Commision, and many industrial endowments. He holds 5 patent applications in the US, UK, EU and Japan. In addition, Dr. Ostojic has over 20-year experience working as a medical doctor and exercise physiologist with clinical populations and athletes.