was born on February 18, 1953. in Banovići, Bosnia and Hercegovina.
Attended Primary School and Gymnasium in Vareš. Graduated from
Medical University in Sarajevo in 1977. In 1986, completed specialization
in Internal medicine at Second Internal Clinic of the Medical
University in Sarajevo.
Finished sub-specialization in the area of Clinical Immunology
in the USA and Germany (USA-Buffalo, NY, 1998., Germany-Liebeck,
1999.). Completed Clinical Pharmacology sub-specialization in
Hamburg-Germany in 1996. and London, Great Britain in 2000. Completed
Organ Transplantation and Transplantation Immunology sub-specialization
at-Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA in 2002.
Received prestigious American government's scholarship-stipend,
Fulbright for 2002./2003. which he had spent at Yale New Haven
Hospital as the part of Yale School of medicine (Yale University-USA).
Masters degree was successfully defended in 1988. at Medical University
Recived Austrian government's scholarship-stipend for 1988/1989.,
which he had spent at Second University Internal Clinic in Vienna
, where he finished his PhD project in the field of- Transplantation
Prof. dr.Georg Geyer, Prof .dr. Josef Kovarnik and Prof. dr. Momir
Macanovi?). Due to war in Bosnia and Herzegovina this PhD degree
was successfully defended at Medical University in Tuzla in 1993.
Head of Institute and Department of Pharmacology at Medical University
in Tuzla in period 1993. to 2002. Professor Karamehic was Vice
President for science at the University of Tuzla (1998.-2002.).
Full time Professor in the areas of Pharmacology Toxicology and
Until now, published 12 books (8 of them are university text books),
as author or coauthor 200 scientific articles, and over 50 domestic
and international projects.
Wrote a book "Transplantation of Kidney" with eminent
colleagues from Yale University (USA), and this international
project book is held at Yale University's library in New Haven,
Pioneer of post war kidney transplantation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Introduced transplantation immunology and monitoring of immunosuppressive
drugs into Clinical Centers in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Tuzla,
Sarajevo). Professor Karamehic was teaching at numerous famous
world Universities such as: Yale University, New Haven, CT USA,
London, Great Britain, Liebeck and Hamburg, Germany, Vienna University
Professor Jasenko Karamehic is Founder and Head of Institute for
Clinical Immunology at the Clinical Center of Sarajevo University,
Bosnia and Hercegovina.
Regular Member of the Academy of Medical Sciences in Bosnia and