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Institute for Medical Research

The Institute for Medical Research, Department for Nutrition and Metabolism is a leading research institute which conducts fundamental and applied research in the field of biomedicine and nutrition in Serbia and for the region of West Balkan countries.

The Institute is task leader of T1.1 'Identification of population groups at-risk-of-poverty', and involved in WP2 'Conversion of nutritional criticality data into targets for new foods'.

Scientists from the Department were previously involved in the project: "Joint assessment mission of needs for internally displaced persons and refugees in Serbia and Montenegro" as well as in a national study of atherosclerosis risk factors, nutritional status and the quality of nutrition in schoolchildren. The Institute is also involved with the EC funded FP6 project EURRECA, in which they are responsible for studies on the specific micronutrients needs for low income and migrant’s population in Europe and in the Central and Eastern Europe regions.