Omer Akyol, MD

Dr. Omer Akyol is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Texas Heart Institute. His scientific interests include ADAMTS proteins and L5. Show full bio

Omer Akyol received MD degree from Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, and specialty degree in Clinical Biochemistry from Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1989 and 1994, respectively. He did teaching and research in Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Medicine, Inonu University from 1995 to 2004. In 2003, he received PhD degree in Medical Biology and Genetics from Institute of Health Sciences, Firat University, Elazig, Turkey. He did teaching and research in Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey between 2004 and 2016.

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Texas Heart Institute Positions

  • Visiting Scholar, Vascular and Medicinal Research

Interests

  • ADANTS genes and proteins

Education

  • Medical School:

    Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun

  • Internship:

    University Hospital of OMU

  • Residency:

    Ankara University, Department of Biochemistry Ankara, Turkey)

  • Fellowships:

    Medical University of South Carolina
    Institute of Health Sciences, Firat University (Elazig, Turkey)

Honors, Awards and Memberships

  • American Academy for Clinical Chemistry

Publications