Aykut Uren

Dr. Aykut Üren graduated from Hacettepe University School of Medicine in 1994.

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 He has done his postdoctoral training at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland in the United States. He joined the faculty at Georgetown University in Washington DC in 2002. Currently he is a tenured full-professor at Georgetown University. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in cancer biology that received over 4500 citations and H-index of 33. He has 14 patents some of which were licensed to drug companies. His research program focuses on developing small molecules to target specific protein-protein interactions in pediatric sarcomas and prostate cancer. Dr. Üren teaches tumor biology to graduate students and gross anatomy to medical students. Detailed information about his research program and full list of his publications can be found in his lab webpage (www.uren-lab.org)