Marijan Klarica

Professor, MD, PhD
Department of Pharmacology, Croatian Institute for Brain Research
University of Zagreb School of Medicine


Fields of interest:

Cerebrospinal fluid and intracranial pressure pathology, neuropsychopharmacology


Recent publications:

Marakovic J., Oreskovic D., Rados M., Vukic M., Jurjevic I., Chudy D., Klarica M.:

Effect of osmolarity on CSF volume during ventriculo-aqueductal and ventriculo-cisternal perfusions in cats

Neurosci. Lett. 2010; 484(2): 93-97.


Oreskovic D., Klarica M.:

The formation of cerebrospinal fluid: nearly a hundred years of interpretations and misinterpretations

Brain Res. Rev. 2010; 64(2): 241-262.


Klarica M., Oreskovic D., Bozic B., Vukic M., Butkovic V., Bulat M.:

New experimental model of acute aqueductal blockage in cats: effects on cerebrospinal fluid pressure and the size of brain ventricles

Neuroscience 2009; 158(4): 1397-1405.


Vladic A., Klarica M., Bulat M.:

Dynamics of distribution of 3H-inulin between the cerebrospinal fluid compartments

Brain Res. 2009; 1248: 127-135.


Oreskovic D., Marakovic J., Vukic M., Rados M., Klarica M.:

Fluid perfusion as a method of cerebrospinal fluid formation rate–critical appraisal

Coll. Antropol. 2008; 32 Suppl 1: 133-137.


Bulat M., Lupret V., Oreskovic D., Klarica M.:

Transventricular and transpial absorption of cerebrospinal fluid into cerebral microvessels

Coll. Antropol. 2008; 32 Suppl 1: 43-50.


Klarica M., Rados M., Draganic P., Erceg G., Oreskovic D., Marakovic J., Bulat M.:

Effect of head position on cerebrospinal fluid pressure in cats: comparison with artificial model

Croat. Med. J. 2006; 47(2): 233-238.


Oreskovic D., Klarica M., Vukic M., Marakovic J.:

Evaluation of ventriculo-cisternal perfusion model as a method to study cerebrospinal fluid formation

Croat. Med. J. 2003; 44(2): 161-164.


Oreskovic D., Klarica M., Vukic M.:

The formation and circulation of cerebrospinal fluid inside the cat brain ventricles: a fact or an illusion?

Neurosci. Lett. 2002; 327(2): 103-106.


Zmajevic M., Klarica M., Varda R., Kudelic N., Bulat M.:

Elimination of phenolsulfonphthalein from the cerebrospinal fluid via capillaries in central nervous system in cats by active transport

Neurosci. Lett. 2002; 321(1-2): 123-125.