Original articles

  1. Ljubicic S*, Ramadori G*, Ricci S*, Mikropoulou D*, Brenachot X, Veyrat-Durebex C, Ebru Aras1,2, Ioris RM,   Altirriba  J, Malle E, Foell D, Vogl T, and Coppari R (2019)S100A9 extends lifespan in insulin deficiencyNature Communications 10 (1):3545(impact factor: 12.253)


  1. Aras E*, Ramadori G, Kinouchi K, Liu Y, Ioris RM, Brenachot X, Ljubicic S, Veyrat-Durebex C, Mannucci S, Galié M, Baldi P, Sassone-Corsi P, Coppari R (2019)Light entrains Diurnal Changes in Insulin Sensitivity of Skeletal Muscle via Ventromedial Hypothalamic NeuronsCell Reports 27 (8):2385-2398 (impact factor: 8.032)


  1. Brenachot CX*, Ramadori G*, Ioris RM, Veyrat-Durebex C, Altirriba J, Aras E, Ljubicic S, Kohno D, Fabbiano S, Clement S, Goossens N, Trajkovski M, Harroch S, Negro F, and Coppari R (2017)Hepatic Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase Receptor Gamma links obesity-induced inflammation to insulin resistanceNature Communications 8(1):1820 (impact factor: 12.253)


  1. Ljubicic S*, Polak K, Fu A, Wiwczar J, Perez-Alvarez JC, Yiagang Chang, Szlyk B, Walensky LD Garcia-Ocana A., Danial NN (2015)Phospho-BAD BH3 Mimicry Protects β Cells and Restores Functional β Cell Mass in DiabetesCell Reports S2211-1247 (14) 01123-1 (impact factor: 8.032)


  1. Lo JC*; Ljubicic S; Barbara Leibiger; Diti Chatterjee-Bhowmick; Molly EKelly; Paul Cohen; Ingo Leibiger; Alexander Banks; Jeffrey Flier; Matthias Bluher; Nika Danial; Per-Olof Berggren; Bruce MSpiegelman (2014)Adipsin is an Adipokine that Improves Beta Cell Function in Diabetes, Cell 158(1):41-53 – (impact factor: 32.242)


  1. Szlyk B*, Braun C, Ljubicic S, Bird G, Walensky LD, Danial NN (2014)Structual andenzymatic characterization of the complex between BAD phospho-BH3 stapled helix reveals a novel mechanism of activationNature Structural and Molecular Biology 21(1):36-42 – (impact factor: 13.309)


  1. Ljubicic S*, Bezzi P, Nesca V, Guay C., Brajkovic S., Mitsunori Fukuda, Amar Abderrhamani and Regazzi R (2013)Rab37 is expressed in insulin-secreting cells and is required for insulin exocytosisPlos One 8 (6):e68255 (impact factor: 3.234)


  1. Ljubicic S*., Bezzi P., Vitale N., Regazzi R (2009)The GTPase RalA regulates different steps of the secretory process in pancreatic beta-cellsPlos One 4 (11):e7770 – (impact factor: 3.234)


  1. Rubi B*, Ljubicic S, Pournourmohammadi S., Carobbio S., Armanet M., Barthley C, Maechler P (2005)Dopamine D2-like receptors are expressed in pancreatic and mediate inhibition of insulin secretionJournal of Biological Chemistry 280(44):36824-32 (impact factor: 4.258)


  1. Schelshorn D*, Ljubicic S*, Berger I, Fitzgerald D (2015)Synthetic BiologyEuropean Biopharmaceutical Review.


 * First Authorship


Other relevant publications:
Doctoral thesis: Molecular mechanisms of insulin exocytosis: Role of small monomeric GTPases, 8th October 2010



Planète Santé

December 2015: Maladie d’Alzheimer : Nouvelles théories sur les origines biologiques et les facteurs de risque

 December 2015: Maladie d’Alzheimer sous la loupe : détection précoce chez les individus jeunes

January 2016 : Cap sur les nouvelles applications de la stimulation cérébrale profonde     

March 2016: Enfants sous les tropiques: préserver leur santé


PGA Post – journal of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School

February 2013: In search of the right steps for the scientific tango

May 2013: Evaluation of scientist quality by the impact factor: it is the right gradation?

August 2013: The h-index: a truer measure of scientific quality?

October 2013: The post-doc experience at DFCI from the European perspective


Original Product – magazine for adolescents and young adults (15-25 years old)

March 2013: Wake me up before you go go! : De l’hibernation à l’exercice

April 2013: Les sucettes à l’anis d’Annie plus existantes que la reine blanche.

May 2013: Les Organes fait maison: avenir de la médecine régénérative?


Intersections – student journal at the UNIGE

2001-2005: Editor and writer


Young reporters for the environment – Collège Calvin

1999: Project Young reporters for the environment – interview with Nestlé



January 2014: Interview in the Documentary Women in Science – TV mreza and RTS2 Production, Belgrade, Serbia