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Levent Akyürek

Professor/specialistläkare

Levent Akyürek
Professor/specialistläkare
Akademisk grad: Docent,
levent.akyurek@gu.se
031-786 3456

Postadress: Box 100, 40530 Göteborg
Besöksadress: Gula stråket 8 , 41345 Göteborg


Avdelningen för Laboratoriemedicin vid Institutionen för biomedicin (Mer information)
Sahlgrenska universitetssjukhuset
413 45 Göteborg
Besöksadress: Gula stråket 8 , 413 45 Göteborg

Om Levent Akyürek

Levent Akyürek is a vascular biologist in the field of angiogenesis during cardiovascular remodeling and tumor growth. Akyürek's early work defined the cellular interactions that stimulate the vasculoproliferative responses during transplant vasculopathy. These studies have indicated the important cellular determinants of neointima formation. Later, he examined neointimal smooth muscle and endothelial cell biology, both by inhibiting cellular proliferation using adenoviral gene therapy and by studying genes linked to cell cycle control.

His research activity has recently become focused on the involvement of filamins, a group of cytoskeleton proteins, in vascular cell signaling and transcription during the progression of cardiovascular and tumor diseases. Generation of filamin-deficient mouse models as well as mouse models to study the biological role of filamins during the progression of tumor growth and cardiovascular remodeling have been produced for the first time in his laboratory.

Dr. Akyürek graduated from the Medical School, Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey in 1989, and then completed his PhD program at Uppsala University in 1996. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Elizabeth G. Nabel at the University of Michigan and the National Institutes of Health, USA between 1997 and 2002. Dr. Akyürek became an Associate Professor of Cell Biology in 2004 and Professor in Pathology in 2014 at the University of Gothenburg. He currently acts as a reviewer on the editorial boards of several scientific journals in the field of vascular biology, transplantation immunology and molecular biology. He is also serving as clinical pathologist with expertise in molecular pathology at the Sahlgrenska Academy Hospital in Gothenburg.

Senaste publikationer

Pulmonary manifestations of systemic karyomegaly.
Levent Akyürek, Aziz Hussein, Andrew G Nicholson, Nils-Johan Mauritz, Johan Mölne
Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2020
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

Targeting filamin A reduces macrophage activity and atherosclerosis.
Sashidar Bandaru, Chandu Ala, Reza Salimi, Murali K Akula, Matias Ekstrand et al.
Circulation, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2019
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

Blocking the cleavage of filamin A by calpain inhibitor decreases tumor cell growth
Reza Salimi, Sashidar Bandaru, Sravani Devarakonda, Sevtap Gökalp, Chandu Ala et al.
Anticancer Research, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2018
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

A review on traumatic diaphragmatic rupture
Joel Lundgren, SH Mousavie, AR Negahi, B Nakhaei, G Varga et al.
Trauma and Emergency Care, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2017
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

Tidig forskningssatsning ger långsiktigt engagemang.
Puja Shahrouki, Åsa Torinsson Naluai, Agneta Ekman, Eric Hanse, Olle Larkö et al.
Läkartidningen, Artikel i övriga tidskrifter 2017
Artikel i övriga tidskrifter

Depletion of ATP and glucose in advanced human atherosclerotic plaques
Matias Ekstrand, Emma Widell, Anna Hammar, Levent Akyürek, Martin Johansson et al.
PLoS One, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2017
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

Management of gunshot wounds in a scandinavian hospital
Joel Lundgren, SH Mousavie, AR Negahi, Levent Akyürek, Hans Granhed et al.
Trauma and Emergency Care, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2017
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

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2020

Pulmonary manifestations of systemic karyomegaly.
Levent Akyürek, Aziz Hussein, Andrew G Nicholson, Nils-Johan Mauritz, Johan Mölne
Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2020
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

2019

Targeting filamin A reduces macrophage activity and atherosclerosis.
Sashidar Bandaru, Chandu Ala, Reza Salimi, Murali K Akula, Matias Ekstrand et al.
Circulation, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2019
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

2018

Blocking the cleavage of filamin A by calpain inhibitor decreases tumor cell growth
Reza Salimi, Sashidar Bandaru, Sravani Devarakonda, Sevtap Gökalp, Chandu Ala et al.
Anticancer Research, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2018
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

2017

A review on traumatic diaphragmatic rupture
Joel Lundgren, SH Mousavie, AR Negahi, B Nakhaei, G Varga et al.
Trauma and Emergency Care, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2017
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

Tidig forskningssatsning ger långsiktigt engagemang.
Puja Shahrouki, Åsa Torinsson Naluai, Agneta Ekman, Eric Hanse, Olle Larkö et al.
Läkartidningen, Artikel i övriga tidskrifter 2017
Artikel i övriga tidskrifter

Depletion of ATP and glucose in advanced human atherosclerotic plaques
Matias Ekstrand, Emma Widell, Anna Hammar, Levent Akyürek, Martin Johansson et al.
PLoS One, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2017
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

Management of gunshot wounds in a scandinavian hospital
Joel Lundgren, SH Mousavie, AR Negahi, Levent Akyürek, Hans Granhed et al.
Trauma and Emergency Care, Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift 2017
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

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