The second joint meeting of the newly established “DEU-IBG Brain Research Platform” was held on April 24, 2019 at IBG.

The second joint meeting of the newly established “DEU-IBG Brain Research Platform” was held on April 24, 2019 at IBG.

The second joint meeting of the newly established “DEU-IBG Brain Research Platform” was held on April 24, 2019 at IBG.

Prof.Stefan Dimitrov, Assoc.Prof.Gökhan Karakülah, Dr.Yavuz Oktay, Dr.Sibel Kalyoncu and Assoc.Prof.Güneş Özhan presented their research at IBG. Participants discussed future steps to be taken to stregnthen the collaborations among DEU-IBG Brain Research Platform members.

Basic and clinical scientists from a wide variety of disciplines attended the meeting, including Neurology, Psychiatry, Pediatric Neurology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Developmental Biology and Antibody Engineering. All participants expressed their strong support of these meetings and emphasized its importance for following each other’s most current research and developing new collaborative ideas. It was decided that the working groups should be structured dynamically to allow maximum interaction between the members of the platform and could be shaped around “Neuro-genomics” and “Treatment Approaches” foci. Participants agreed that the future efforts should focus on developing joint projects. In this context, the importance of biobanking was emphasized and it was concluded that IBG Biobank can make big and immediate contributions to joint studies.

Participants included (alphabetical list):
Prof.Dr.Abdullah KUMRAL
Prof.Dr.Ayşegül ÖZERDEM
Prof.Dr.Ayşe Semra HIZ
Prof.Dr.Erdener ÖZER
Prof.Dr.Görsev YENER
Prof.Dr.Köksal ALPTEKİN
Prof.Dr.Mehmet İNAN
Prof.Dr.Pınar AKAN
Prof.Dr.Stefan Dimitrov
Prof.Dr.Şermin GENÇ
Prof.Dr.Uluç YİŞ
Assoc.Prof.İbrahim Emre BORA
Assoc.Prof.Güneş ÖZHAN BAYKAN
Assoc.Prof.Neşe DİREK TECİRLİ
Assist.Prof.Deniz CEYLAN
Assist.Prof.Serap ERKEK
Assist.Prof.Sibel KALYONCU
Assist.Prof.Yavuz OKTAY
Assist.Prof.Zeynep KOÇER

Contact: Asst.Prof.Yavuz OKTAY
Phone: 0 (232) 299 41 00 (ext. 5141)