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Levent M. Akyürek

Levent M. Akyürek, Turkish medical educator. Achievements include identification novel cellular and molecular interactions in the vascular wall and development of new therapeutic approaches to inhibit atherosclerosis. Grantee, Swedish Heart and Lung Foundation, 2004-2005. Member of North America Vascular Biology Organization, Swedish Medical Association.

Background

  • Akyürek, Levent M. was born on June 2, 1966 in Diyarbakir, Turkey. Son of Kadriye Akyürek.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1996.

    Career

    • Associate professor University Gothenburg, Sweden, since 2004. Reviewer medical journals, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include identification novel cellular and molecular interactions in the vascular wall and development of new therapeutic approaches to inhibit atherosclerosis.

    Membership

    Member of North America Vascular Biology Organization, Swedish Medical Association.

    Connections

    • Children: Josef Can, Jakob Can, Hanna Kadriye.
    • father: Kadriye Akyürek Akyürek
    • children: Josef Can Akyürek
    • Jakob Can Akyürek
    • Hanna Kadriye Akyürek
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    Born June 2, 1966
    (age 51)
    Nationality
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    • 1989
      Dokuz Eylül University
    • 1996
      Uppsala University
    • 2004
      Associate, professor University Gothenburg
      Sweden

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