DR. MUKERREM BETUL AYCAN

DR. MUKERREM BETUL AYCAN

Erciyes Unıversity, College Of Pharmacy, TURKEY

Biography

Dr. Yerer- Aycan is the Head of Dept of Pharmacology in Erciyes University, Faculty of Pharmacy. She has nearly 15 years of experience in the research and discovery of medications aimed to treat cancer and neurological disorders. She is a pharmacist graduated from Hacettepe University, Turkiye and gained her doctorate degree in Erciyes University in 2006. She made her thesis in collaboration with the Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in University of Balearic Islands, Mallorka, Spain. She has been in Switzerland to make post doc on neurodegenerative diseases in the Neuropsychoparmacology dept of Basel University, Medical Faculty. Then she has been to University of Colorado to the Dept. of Pharmaceutical sciences to conduct a collaborative study. She has several national and international grants and she has been the member of several scientific societies. Previously, Dr. Yerer- Aycan served as the Associate Dean of The Faculty of Pharmacy for 8 years. Notably, Dr. Yerer- Aycan has authored more than 25 manuscripts and she is also in the editorial board of Journal of Cellular Biotechnology and Journal of Natural Products for Cancer Prevention and Therapy. She is also the faculty member who gives pathophysiology and pharmacology classes in Erciyes University, Faculty of Pharmacy for 10 years.
Keywords of interest: Natural products, oxidants and antioxidants, Cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and inflammation