Ana Vrbanović obtained her MD degree from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka in 2018. She was a teacher’s assistant at the Department for Histology and Embryology for four years during her studies. Her graduation thesis has been done at the Centre for Proteomics, University of Rijeka. The same year she completed her internship at Thalassoterapia Opatija, Clinic for Rehabilitation, Treatment and Prevention of Diseases of the Heart and Blood Vessels. In 2019 she started working at the Faculty of Medicine under Prof. Stipan Jonjic as a PhD student in the field of immunology. In her spare time she enjoys all outdoor activities including scuba-diving, rock climbing, hiking and alpinism.