Ilija D. Jeftic, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Ilija Jeftic obtained his medical and doctoral degree from University of Kragujevac, Serbia. In 2017, he joined the Nikolich-Zugich lab as a postdoctoral researcher, where he is currently investigating molecular pathways behind age-related increase in lymph node fibrosis. When not spending time with his family, Ilija enjoys playing tennis, exploring new locations and painting.   

Recent Publications


Thompson, H. L., M. J. Smithey, J. L. Uhrlaub, I. Jeftić, M. Jergović, S. E. White, N. Currier, A. M. Lang, A. Okoye, B. Park, et al., "Lymph nodes as barriers to T-cell rejuvenation in aging mice and nonhuman primates.", Aging Cell, vol. 18, issue 1, pp. e12865, 2019 Feb. PMCID: PMC6351843  PMID: 30430748