Research and Professional Activities

Research and Professional Activities

2004-            Seirei Mikatahara Hospital, Hamamatsu, Japan.

2004-            Research collaboration with: Jacobs IJ & Gayther S, Translational Research Lab, Department of Gynecological Oncology, Institute of Women’s Health, UCL,UK. and Balkwill, F, Centre for Translational Oncology, QMUL, London, UK.

2007-            Research collaboration with: Shih Ie-Ming & Kurman RJ, Laboratory of Molecular  Genetics of Female Reproductive Cancer, Johns Hopkins University Department of Gynecological Pathology, USA.

2002-2003      Queen Mary’s University Dept of Gynecologic Oncology, London UK

1994-2004       Professor of Pathology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine

1993-1994      Associate Professor of Pathology, Hacettepe University Fac. of Medicine

1990-1993       PhD student, Hiroshima Univ. Faculty of Medicine, Hiroshima, Japan

1986-1994      Associate Professor of Pathology, Hacettepe University Fac. of Medicine       

1985-1986      Assistant Professor of Pathology, Hacettepe University Fac. of Medicine

1984-1985      Instructor, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine

1982-1984      Compulsory Service: Pathology Laboratory, Ankara Numune Hospital 

1978-1982      Resident, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine

Languages : English, French, Japanese, Turkish

Subject of Interest

Carcinogenesis and metastasis, the aid of molecular techniques on conventiona pathology in terms of diagnosis-treatment and prognosis,  especially concerning gynecologic neoplasms ; medical education.


1. Associate Dean, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, 12/1999- 2/2002

2. Senior Editor, International Journal of Gynecologic Cancer, from 2007 August –

3. Turkish Journal of Cancer, Associate Editor, 1993-2001 (currently Editorial Board member)

4. Advisor, HUTBAT (Student Research Group, Hacettepe Medical School), 1993-2000

5. Associate Coordinator of Phase III, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, 1988-1990


  • Turkish Association for Cancer Research and Control  * (Member of Executive Board 1988-90, 1994-2002),
  • Ankara & Turkish Society of Pathology,
  • Turkish Society of Gynecologic Oncology,
  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR),
  • Japanese Society of Pathology,
  • Japanese Cancer Association (JCA),
  • International Academy of Pathology (IAP), 
  • International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS),
  • European Society of Gynecologic Oncology (ESGO),  
  • International Society of Gynecologic Pathologists (ISGyP),
  • Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Scientific Reviewer for

Turkish Journal of Cancer, Turkish Journal of Gynecologic Oncology, Cancer Detection and Prevention, International Journal of Gynecologic Cancer, Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, Karger Oncology, European Journal of Cancer

Editorial Board Member of

European Journal of CancerTurkish Journal of Cancer, Turkish Journal of Gynecologic Oncology (in Turkish), Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences.


More than 1750 citations in SCI indexed journals.

Citations in textbooks

More than 270 citations in textbooks.