Biography

Affiliation

Research Scientist, M.D., D.Sc.
Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Academia

B.Sc. Studies:

Degree:

Medical Faculty, (GPA 9.00 of 10.00)
University of Skopje, MK
Doctor of Medicine

(completed)

D.Sc. Studies:

 

Degree:

Psychology and Social Neuroscience,

Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza Univesity of Rome, IT

Doctor of Psychology ans Social Neuroscience

(completed)

Science

Research area

1. Social Neuroscience

2. Cognitive Neuroscience


Research field
1. Neuroethics (with emphasis on Theory of Mind) and Neuropolitics (with emphasis on Game Theory for behavioral economics)

2. Neuroinformatics (with emphasis on Q-EEG)

 

Research topics

1. Neurophysiological and behavioral correlates of group-motivated decision and inter-group distinction

2. Brain electric oscillations and cognition

 

Publications:

1. Gee RE, Jarvinen T, Sultana TA, Destura R, Gjoneska B. IAMP tackles a void in medical education: Leadership. Lancet. 2012 Jan 28; 379(9813):e25. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60148-2

PAPER: [URL]

2. Gjoneska B. Neuroimaging and neuroethics: Imaging the ethics in neuroscience. Prilozi. 2012 Jun;33(1):419-424. PMID: 23037187

PAPER: [PDF]                   

3. Gjoneska B, Kandikjan A. Quantitative analysis of background EEG activity in three protocol-dependent groups of patients with epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2010 Apr;17(4):608-609. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2010.01.127

ABSTRACT: [URL]

4. Gjoneska B, Markovska-Simoska S, Kandikjan A. Assessment of the brain rate parameter in three protocol-dependant groups of epileptic patients. Front Neurosci. Conference Abstract: NeuroMath COST Action BM0601: Neurodynamic Insight into Functional Connectivity, Cognition, and Consciousness. Epub 2010 May. doi:10.3389/conf.fnins.2010.05.00021

ABSTRACT: [URL]

5. Markovska-Simoska S, Pop-Jordanova N, Gjoneska B, Demerdzieva A. Behavioral parameters for ADHD and normal adults during face recognition and identification of facial emotions. Proceedings from COST B27 Final Meeting. 2009 May 15-16; Zurich, CH.

ABSTRACT: [SCAN]

6. Gjoneska B, Markovska-Simoska S, Zorcec T. Some specific QEEG applications related to neurocognitive dysfunctions. Proceedings from Consciousness and Its Descriptors Workshop in the framework of COST B27. 2009 Mar 27-28; Crotone, IT.

ABSTRACT: [SCAN]

7. Gjoneska B, Pop-Jordanova N, Fustic S. Computer-assisted evaluation and treatment of depression in cystic fibrosis patients. Proceedings of 3rd Neuromath Workshop. 2009 Mar 12-13; Leuven, BE.

ABSTRACT: [SCAN]

8. Culic M, Gjoneska B, Hinrikus H, Jändel M, Klonowski W, Liljenström H, Nada Pop-Jordanova N, Psatta D, Rosen D, Wahlund B. Signatures of depression in non-stationary biometric time-series. Comput Intell Neurosci. Epub 2009. doi: 10.1155/2009/989824

PAPER: [URL]

9. Markovska-Simoska S, Gjoneska B, Tomovski I, Pop-Jordanov J. Analysis of QEEG spectrum-weighted frequency (brain-rate) for visual and emotional CPT. Revista Espanola De Neuropsicologia. 2008;10:129.

ABSTRACT: [SCAN]

10. Zorcec T, Pop-Jordanova N, Mueller A, Gjoneska B. The role of QEEG in comprehensive classification of ADHD children. Proceedings of 2nd Neuromath Workshop. 2008 Apr 28-29; Jena, DE

ABSTRACT: [SCAN]

11. Gjoneska B, Pop-Jordanova N, Markovska-Simoska S. Neuroinformatics: Application of QEEG in pediatric research and practice. Proceedings of 6th International Conference for Informatics and Information Technologies. 2008 Feb 10-14; Bitola, MK.

PAPER: [URL]

12. Gjoneska B, Pop-Jordanova N, Grcev L. Comparative analysis of studies investigating the influence of extremely-low frequency electromagnetic fields on human EEG patterns. Proceedings of 1st Neuromath Workshop. 2007 Dec 1-6; Rome, IT.

ABSTRACT: [SCAN]

13. Gjoneska B, Georgiev D, Fustic S, Pop-Jordanova N. Characteristics of electroencephalographic alpha rhythm parameters in cystic fibrosis patients: Perspectives of neurofeedback. Clin Neurophysiol. Epub 2008 Mar;119(3):e72. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2007.11.035

ABSTRACT: [URL]

14. Gjoneska B. Violence in Macedonia reported in daily newspapers, Proceedings of 28th International Medical Students’ Scientific Congress. 2005, May 19-22; Ohrid, MK

ABSTRACT: [SCAN]

15. Gjoneska B. Moral and ethical standards of medical students. Proceedings of 27th International Medical Students’ Scientific Congress. 2004, May 20-23; Ohrid, MK.

ABSTRACT: [SCAN]

16. Gjoneska B. Cutaneous tuberculosis in R. Macedonia during the period 1997-2003. Journal of EMSA on Medical and Scientific Affairs. 2004;1:47-49.

PAPER: [PDF]

17. Gjoneska B. Cutaneous tuberculosis in R. Macedonia during the period 1997-2003: A study of the relationship between cutaneous and systemic tuberculosis and their correlation with war and post-war activities. Proceedings of the International Congress of Medical Sciences for Students and Young Doctors. 2003 May 8–11; Sofia, BG.

ABSTRACT: [SCAN]

18. Gjoneska B. Analysis of the dynamics of enteric pathogens isolation in the period January 1998 – December 2000. Proceedings of 24th International Medical Students’ Scientific Congress. 2001 May 11-14; Ohrid, MK.

ABSTRACT: [SCAN]

Education

1. “Brain Science and Human Culture” Symposium
Organizer: Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
June 3, 2013, Rome, IT

2. “Neuroethics and Law: Profiles of Moral Responsibility, Legal and Social Perspectives in Neuroscience” Conference
Organizer: National Research Council
December 15, 2012, Rome, IT

3. “Today’s Science – Tomorrow’s Agenda” World Health Summit
Organizer: M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centres and Medical Universities
October 21-24, 2012, Berlin, DE

ORAL PRESENTATION: [PPT]  [PDF]

4. 16th European Conference on Personality Psychology
Organizer: European Association of Personality Psychology
July 10-14, 2012, Trieste, IT

5. “Today’s Science – Tomorrow’s Agenda” World Health Summit
Organizer: M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centres and Medical Universities
October 23-26, 2011, Berlin, DE

6. Third International Conference  on Coma and Consciousness 
Organizer: In the framework of EU/ESF COST BM0605 Action
Jul 4-7, 2010, Salerno, IT

7. “Epilepsy, Brain and Mind” International Congress
Organizer: Czech Chapter of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE)
Mar 18-20, 2010, Prague, CZ

POSTER PRESENTATION: [PDF]  [SCAN]

8. “Consciousness and its Measures” Conference
Organizer: In the framework of EU/ESF COST BM0601 and EU/ESF COST BM0605 Action
Nov 29 – Dec 2, 2009, Limassol, CY

9. “Toward a Common Morality” Mind-Body Symposium
Organizers: Oxford University, Georgetown University, Neur Foundation
Sep 11, 2009, New York, NY

10. Fourth Macedonian Psychiatric Congress and International Meeting
Organizer: Psychiatric Association – Macedonian Medical Association and World Psychiatric Association
May 27-31, 2009, Ohrid, MK

11. “From Basic Neuroscience to Outcome” Conference
Organizers: Society for Applied Neuroscience and EU/ESF COST B27 Action
May 7-11, 2008, Seville, ES

12. Sixth International Conference for Informatics and Information Technologies
Organizer: Institute of Informatics, Faculty of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, Skopje
Feb 11-13, 2008, Bitola, MK

ORAL PRESENTATION: [PPT]

13. First Neuromath Workgroups Meeting
Organizer: In the framework of EU/ESF COST BM0601 Action
Dec 2-3, 2007, Rome, IT

ORAL PRESENTATION: [PPT]

14. Symposium of Clinical Neurophysiology Society with International Participation
Organizer: Clinical Neurophysiology Society of Serbia and Montenegro
Oct 26, 2007, Belgrade, RS

POSTER PRESENTATION: [PDF] [SCAN]

15. “Electrical Brain Oscillations along the Life-span” Symposium
Organizer: In the framework of EU/ESF COST B27 Action
Oct 12, 2007, Göttingen, DE

16. First International Symposium of Epilepsy and Neurophysiology
Organizer: Neurophysiology Society of Macedonia
Sep 20-23, 2007, Ohrid, MK

17. Fourth Congress of Macedonian Pediatric Association with International Participation
Organizer: Paediatric Association – Macedonian Medical Assocation
Sep18-22, 2007, Ohrid, R. Macedonia

ORAL PRESENTATION: [PPT] [SCAN]

18. “Neuroscience Today: Neuronal Functional Diversity and Collective Behaviours” Conference
Organizer: In the framework of EU/ESF COST B27 Action
Mar 26-28, 2007, Florence, IT

19. 28th, 27th, 26th and 24th  International Medical Students’ Scientific Congress
Organizer: Macedonian Medical Student’s Association (MMSA)
May, 2005, 2004, 2001 Ohrid, MK

PRESENTATIONS:           2005 [PPT]          2004 [PPT]          2001 [PPT]

20. International Congress of Medical Sciences for Students and Young Doctors
May 8-11, 2003, Medical University of Sofia, BG

POSTER PRESENTATION: [SCAN]

Training

1. Seminar:  International Seminar of Neuroethics
Organizer: National Research Council
Nov 27, 2013, Rome, IT

2. Seminar Series: “Neuroscience in the Society” Brain Awareness Week
Organizer:  Fondazione Santa Lucia,  Sapienza University, Rome, IT
Mar 11-13, 2013, Rome, IT

3. Seminar Series: World Autism Awareness Day
Organizer:  World Autism Awareness Day – Organizing Committee for Rome
Apr 6-7, 2013, Rome, IT

4. Workshop: "The Cognitive Treatment of Narcissistic Personality Disorder"
Organizer: Association of Cognitive Psychology
June 22, 2012, Rome, IT

5. Workshop: “The Effect of Stimulus Meaning on Social Perception and Decision Making
Organizer: Department of Psychology, University of Bologna
June 5, 2012, Bologna, IT

6. Workshop: “Neuroscience of Spatial and Social Cognition
Organizer: Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
May 18-19, 2012, Rome, IT

7. Seminar: Second International Seminar for Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the R. Macedonia
Organizer: Association for Medical Imaging of R. Macedonia
Jun 15-18, 2011, Ohrid, MK

ORAL PRESENTATION: [PPT]

8. Workshop: Young Physician Leaders 2011
Organizer: Interacademy Medical Panel
Oct 21, 2011, Berlin, DE

9. Workshop: “Neurodynamic Insight into Functional Connectivity, Cognition & Consciousness
In the framework of EU/ESF COST BM0601 Action 
Mar 27-28, 2010, Dubrovnik, HR

POSTER PRESENTATION: [SCAN]

10. Workshop: “Evoked potentials”
Organizer: Neurophysiology Society of Macedonia, Clinic of Neurology, Skopje
Apr 23-24, 2009, Skopje, MK

11. Workshop: “Consciousness and its Descriptors
In the framework of EU/ESF COST B27 Action
Mar 27-28, 2009, Crotone, IT

POSTER PRESENTATION: [SCAN]

12. Workshop: Neuromath, 2009
Organizer: In the framework of EU/ESF COST BM0601 Action
Mar 12-13, 2009, Leuven, BE

POSTER PRESENTATION: [SCAN]

13. Workshop: Open Questions in Research on Biological & Health Effects of Low-Intensity RF-EMF
Organizer: Research Association for Radio Applications, Ministry of Environment (Baden/Württemberg)
Nov 17-19, 2008, Stuttgart, DE

14. Seminar: First International Seminar for Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the R. Macedonia
Organizer: Association for Medical Imaging of R. Macedonia
Aug 27-30, 2008, Ohrid, MK

15. Summer School: 15th International Summer School in Cognitive Science
Organizer: New Bulgarian University and European Society for Cognitive Psychology
Jun 30 – Jul 19, 2008, Sofia, BG

16. Summer School: International Summer School in Health Informatics
Organizer: Central European Initiative University Network Joint Programme
Jun 20-24, 2008, Ohrid, MK

ORAL PRESENTATION: [PPT]

17. Workshop: Neuromath, 2008
Organizer: In the framework of EU/ESF COST BM0601 Action
Apr 28-29, 2008, Jena, DE

ORAL PRESENTATION: [PPT]

18. E-Course: “Health and the Environment”
Organizer: Biopolitics International Organization
Feb – Mar, 2008, GR

FINAL ESSAY: [PDF]

19. Workshop: Neuromath, 2007
Organizer: In the framework of EU/ESF COST BM0601 Action
Dec 4-5, 2007, Rome, IT

20. Workshop: First Macedonian Workshop on Scientific Writing and Publishing, Evidence Based Medicine
Organizer: Institute of Social Medicine of Skopje and Croatian Medical Journal, University of Zagreb
Nov 20-22, 2007, Skopje, MK

21. Workshop: “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Organizer: In the framework of EU/ESF COST B27 Action
Oct 13, 2007, Göttingen, DE

22. Seminar: “Electromyography
Organizer: Neurophysiology Society of Macedonia, Clinic of Neurology, Skopje
Apr 20, Apr 17, May 4, 2007, Skopje, MK

23. Workshop: “Health Education and Prevention of Drugs, STD’s and HIV/AIDS”
Organizer: Macedonian Red Cross
Nov 23-25, 2005, Struga, MK

24. E-Course:"English for Medics-Short course in English for doctor-patient communication”
Organizer: University of Bristol Language Centre, Bristol, UK
Feb - Mar, 2005

25. Summer School: “EMSA Summer School on Emergency Medicine”
Jul 15-23, 2004, Dubrovnik, HR

26. Summer School: “EBAT International Summer School on Modern Psychiatry”
Jul 15-24, 2002, Izmir, TR

Projects

1. Title: National Report on Violence
Ministry of Health, Skopje, MK
Principal Investigator: Prof. Fimka Tozija, MD PhD
Start date: May, 2005 End date: July, 2005
Position: Medical Student – Collaborator

2. Title: Development of Researchers Mobility Policy Guidelines for the Region of Western Balkans (WEB-MOB)
Funded by: European Commission 6th Framework Program (EU FP6)
Contract Number: 515923
Start Date:  Sep 1, 2005 End Date: Oct 31, 2007
Position: Junior Research Assistant

3. Title: Upgrading the Research Capacities for Safety and Health Effects of Human Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (SAFE-EMF)
Funded by: European Commission 6th Framework Program (EU FP6)
Contract Number: 43638
Start Date: Apr 1, 2007 End Date: Jun 30, 2009
Position: Junior Research Assistant

4. Title: Electric Neuronal Oscillations and Cognition (ENOC)
Funded by: European Union/European Scientific Foundation COST B27 Action
Chair: Prof. Jordan Pop-Jordanov, Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, MK
Start Date: Apr 27, 2005 End Date: May 22, 2009
Position: Working Group Delegate

5. Title: Advanced Methods for the Estimation of Human Brain Activity and Connectivity (NEUROMATH)
Funded by: European Union/European Scientific Foundation COST BM0601 Action
Chair: Prof. Fabio Babiloni, “La Sapienza” University, IT
Start Date: Mar 21, 2007 End Date: May 23, 2011
Position: Management Committee Member

6. Title: Consciousness: A Transdisciplinary, Integrated Approach (CATIA)
Funded by: European Union/European Scientific Foundation COST BM0605 Action
Chair: Prof. Axel Cleeremans, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, BE
Start Date: Mar 28, 2007 End Date: Sep 19, 2011
Position: Working Group Delegate

7. Title: Inter-sectoral Mobility of Researchers in South-Eastern Europe  (I-SEEMob)
Funded by: European Commission 7th Framework Program (EU FP7)
Contract Number: 234629
Start Date: Jan 1, 2009 End Date: Jun 30, 2012
Position: Junior Research Assistant

8. Title: Electromagnetic Technologies and Neurocognitive Performances
Funded by: Ministry of Education and Science of R.Macedonia,
Start Date: Jan 1, 2009 End Date: Dec 31, 2009
Position: Junior Research Assistant

Skills

Neurophysiological tools: iView X™ mobile eye-tracking system (for gaze-tracking data acquisition and analysis); E-Prime 2.0 and SMI Experiment Center™ (for behavioral experiment creation); Amsterdam Neuropsychological Tests (for cognitive evaluation); Montreal Cognitive Assessment Inventory (for cognitive evaluation); CogMed software (for working memory training); WinEEG software (for Q-EEG monitoring, processing and analysis).

Statistics & analytics software packages: Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS), Statistica 8

• Operative systems: Windows XP, Windows 8

• Applications: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Corel Xara).

• Languages: Excellent proficiency in written and spoken English and South Slavic group of languages. Currently in the process of learning the Italian language.

Achievements

Awards

Third award for clinical session: ”Cutaneous tuberculosis in R.M. during the period 1997-2003”
International Congress of Medical Sciences, May 8–11, 2003, Medical University of Sofia, BG

POSTER PRESENTATION

Winner of the clinical session: "Moral and Ethical Standards of Medical Students"
27th International Medical Students’ Scientific Congress, May 20-23, 2004, Ohrid, MK

ORAL PRESENTATION: [PPT]

Third award on traditional short story competition: "Pieces"
Macedonian student’s magazine "Studentski Zbor", February 2001, Skopje, MK

SHORT STORY: [SCAN]

Articles / Press

1. Official periodical bulletin of the Doctor’s Chamber of Macedonia
Vox Medici”                     
2. Official periodical bulletin of the Association for Social Medicine – Macedonian Medical Association
Social Medicine”            
3. Official periodical bulletin of the Macedonian Medical Students’ Association
“Medicus”                        
4. Official Macedonian student’s magazine
“Studentski Zbor”            
5. Bimonthly popular magazine
Your Club”                     

Exploring wide array of sound literary devices through Prose and Poetry is of special interest.