Prof. dr. Milena Jadrijević-Mladar Takač Co-chair
Prof. dr. Milena Jadrijević-Mladar Takač
CurrentFaculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia,

Milena Jadrijević-Mladar Takač is professor of Medicinal chemistry and Drug biochemistry at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb. She received her degree in Pharmacy from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry and her MSc and PhD in Medicinal chemistry from University of Zagreb. She was a Vice-dean for education (2003-2006), the head of the Centre for Applied Pharmacy (2005-2007), and as a task force for international collaboration and the coordinator of the TEMPUS JEP -18028-2003 ‘New pharmacy curricula – Development and implementation’ (2004-2007) she was responsible for the implementation of the Bologna process into university curricula.

She was a member of the Committee for foreign qualifications of the Croatian ENIC/NARIC Office (2008-2011) at the Croatian Agency for Science and Higher Education, for pharmacy education. She was also a member of the Croatian Chamber of Pharmacists’ (CCP) Committee for continuous professional development (CPD) of pharmacists (1997-2010), and the president of the CCP Committee for international collaboration (2007-2011). From 2008 – 2012 she was a permanent member of the Drug Committee of the Croatian Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices (HALMED) and from 2012 she is an associate member.

She is a chair of the Croatian Pharmaceutical Society’s (CPhS) Section for pharmaceutical sciences and the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences (EUFEPS) Council member from 2006, and also EUFEPS Executive committee member from 2010. Other international activities include membership of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), and the European Medicines Agency (EMA)/ European Network of Centres for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance (ENCePP) Working Group 1.

She was actively participated in organization of national and international congresses and conferences, and as invited speaker and poster presenter at CPhS, EUFEPS, TUFTAD, FIP, WHO EuroPharm Forum and EC/TEMPUS meetings.

Her awards and honours are: CPhS Societas Pharmacopolarum Croatiae – pro singularibus meritis in provehenda arte pharmaceutica hoc diploma (1991); Honorary membership of Texas Pharmaceutical Society and Golf Coast Pharmaceutical Association (1996); CPhS ‘Dr Julije Domac Medal’ (2011) in recognition of successes achieved in professional, scientific and societal work in pharmacy that significantly raised the reputation of pharmaceutical profession; Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry acknowledgement for personal contribution to the activity, development and promotion of the reputation of the Faculty (2012).

Dr. Jadrijevic’s research interests in Medicinal chemistry are biologically active molecules and target based drug discovery, physicochemical properties related to biological activity and adverse drug reactions (ADRs). She is a leader of research group ‘Design of molecules and materials by methods of mathematical and computational chemistry’, granted by Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia.