The mission of the Department of Medical Sciences of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ANUBiH) is to define observed biomedical problems in Bosnia and Herzegovina using scientific principles, and to develop solutions for them based on research results in cooperation with scientists and scientific institutions from the field of biomedicine from the country and abroad. Furthermore, the Department performs significant publishing activities including the regular publication of the international medical journal Acta Medica Academica and other ANUBiH publications. In that sense, the Centre for the Coordination of Medical Research is a permanent organisational unit within the Department, as well as the following Committees: Committee for Psychiatric and Neurological Research, Committee for Cardiovascular Pathology, Committee for Malignant Diseases, Committee for Oral Health, Committee for Studying Antimicrobial Resistance, Committee for Training and Scientometrics in Biomedical (Scientific) Research, and Committee for Geriatrics and Gerontology. Members of the Department of Medical Sciences are: academician Muhidin Hamamdžić, academician Lidija Lincender-Cvijetić, academician Slobodan Loga, academician Senka Mesihović-Dinarević, academician Husref Tahirović, academician Berislav Topić, academician Mirsada Hukić, academician Ljerka Ostojić and academician Enver Zerem.
Full members (academicians)
Muhidin Hamamdžić (Secretary of the Department) | Mirsada Hukić | Lidija Lincender-Cvijetić
Slobodan Loga | Senka Mesihović-Dinarević | Ljerka Ostojić
Husref Tahirović | Berislav Topić | Enver Zerem
Centre for the Coordination of Medical Research | Center for Disease Control and Geohealth Studies