Željka Babić

Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine

Junior Researcher; Research Assistant

Place and date of birth

Zagreb, 13 April 1987

Education

  • PhD study “Biomedicine and Health Sciences”, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia (2012- present),
  • MSc in Farmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Croatia (2006-2011).

Work Experience

  • Junior researcher at Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine Unit, on call-duty and research activities at Croatian Poison Control Centre

Fields of interest

Clinical toxicology and pharmacology, occupational health

Additional training

  • Courses in human health risk assessment regarding the exposure to chemicals (“Challenges in Health Risk Assessment”, “Risk Assessment Principles and Applications”, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2014 & 2012; „Exposure Assessment“, Belgium, 2016).
  • Courses in the field of immunology (“Training School in Genetics and Immunology of Atopic Dermatitis”, MedILS, Croatia, 2012).

Select Publications

  • Babić Ž, Sabolić Pipinić I, Varnai VM, Kežić S, Macan J. Associations of TNFα -308G>A, TNFα -238G>A, IL-1α -889C>T and IL-10 -1082G>A Genetic Polymorphisms with Atopic Diseases: Asthma, Rhinitis and Dermatitis. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2016;169(4):231-40.
  • Samardžić T, Varnai VM, Bakotić M, Babić Ž, Brans R, Cvijetić Avdagić S, Štampar Šmaguc D, Kovačević I, Macan J. Skin health and safety at work in Croatian hairdressing apprentices. Contact Dermatitis. 2016 Jul;75(1):25-31.
  • Babić Ž, Tariba B, Kovačić J, Pizent A, Varnai VM, Macan J.Relevance of serum copper elevation induced by oral contraceptives: a meta-analysis. Contraception 2013;87(6):790-800.
  • Babić Ž, Crkvenčić M, Rajić Z, Mikecin AM, Kralj M, Balzarini J, Petrova M, Vanderleyden J, Zorc B.New sorafenib derivatives: synthesis, antiproliferative activity against tumour cell lines and antimetabolic evaluation. Molecules. 2012 Jan 23;17(1):1124-37.

Memberships

  • Croatian Society of Toxicology

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