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Levent M. Akyürek

medical educator

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.

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