Professor Bato Korac

Working group 1 & 2
Management Committee
Institute for Biological Research
  • Serbia

Bato Korac is an Associate Professor of Physiology, Pathophysiology and Redox Biology at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Biology.

His research interest focuses on free radicals and antioxidants in health and disease and the role in regulation of fundamental cellular processes: cell proliferation and hyperplasia, angiogenesis and mitochondriogenesis. The research interest of his group is investigation of mechanisms of action of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species, by focusing research on redox-sensitive molecules and processes, and redox sensitive transcription factors, especially in terms of the possibility of changing the cellular redox status for therapeutic use in a treatment of severe metabolic disorders, metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, human infertility and aging.

He is also the president of the Serbian Society for Mitochondrial and Free Radical Physiology.