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  • 2017 Genel Cerrahi Profesörü, Koç Üniversitesi
  • 2014 ÜAK Doçentlik Denkliği
  • 2011 Genel Cerrahi Doçenti, Münih Teknik Üniversitesi, Klinikum rechts der Isar
  • 2010 Sindirim Sistemi Cerrahisi Üst İhtisası Münih Teknik Üniversitesi, Klinikum rechts der Isar
  • 2007 PhD, Heidelberg Üniversitesi: Summa cum laude (En üst derecede onur). Tez: The influence of tumor modulated microenvironment on pancreatic cancer behavior.
  • 2001 İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi Genel Cerrahi
  • 2001 Genel Cerrahi Uzmanı, İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Tez: İyatrojenik biliyer yaralanma tanısıyla tedavi edilen hastaların retrospektif değerlendirilmesi
  • 1995 İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi
  • 2021 Acıbadem Sağlık Grubu
  • 2014 - 2021 Koç Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Araştırma Laboratuvarı
  • 2014 - 2021 Koç Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi
  • 2021 Pankreas Kanser Araştırma Merkezi, Acıbadem Mehmet Ali Aydınlar Üniversitesi İstanbul Türkiye
  • 2017 - 2021 Koç Üniversitesi Translasyonal Tıp Araştırma Merkezi
  • 2017 - 2021 Koç Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Enstitüsü
  • 2007 - 2014 Pankreas Araştırma Merkezi , Münih Teknik Üniversitesi
  • 2007 - 2014 Münih Teknik Üniversitesi, Klinikum rechts der Isar
  • 2003 - 2007 Heidelberg Üniversitesi, Genel Cerrahi
  • 2003 - 2007 Avrupa Pankreas Araştırma Merkezi, Heidelberg Üniversitesi
  • 2001 - 2003 İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, HPB Cerrahi Birimi
  • 1995 - 2001 İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi
  • European Digestive Surgery/ EDS 2003-
  • The European Consortium on Minimally Invasive Pancreatic Surgery
  • İstanbul Tabip Odası 1995-2021
  • Europan/African Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Scientific and Research Committee Member: 2014 - Halen / Program committee: 2015 - 2019 / Pancreatic terminology committee founding member 2021 -
  • Bursa Tabip Odası 2021
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie (DGAV) 2007 - 2014
  • European Pancreatic-Club/ EPC 2003-
  • Deutscher Pankreas-Club/ DPC 2003-
  • Türk Hepato-Pankreato-Biliyer Cerrahi Derneği: 1998 Yönetim Kurulu Üyesi: 2015-2017
  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA) 2001-
  • International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) 2003-
  • Mutant KRAS-driven cancers depend on PTPN11/SHP2 phosphatase. Karpathaki, Marlena Kowalska, Ezgi Kaya-Aksoy, Liang Song, Eveline A Zeeuw van der Laan, María P López-Alberca, Marc Nazaré, Maximilian Reichert, Diet DA Ruess, GJ Heynen, KJ Ciecielski, J Ai, A Berninger, D Kabacaoglu, Kivanc Görgülü, Zahra Dantes, Sonja M Wörmann, Kalliope N Diakopoulos, Angeliki F
  • Combined inhibition of BET family proteins and histone deacetylases as a potential epigenetics-based therapy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Aayush Gupta, Irina Heid, Peter B Noël, Rickmer Braren, Mert Erkan,Nature medicine 2015 (280) PK Mazur, A Herner, SS Mello, M Wirth, S Hausmann, FJ Sánchez-Rivera, Shane M Lofgren, Timo Kuschma, Stephan A Hahn, Deepak Vangala, Marija Trajkovic-
  • Intracellular autofluorescence: a biomarker for epithelial cancer stem cells. Manuel Hidalgo, Mert Erkan, ...Nature methods 2014 (165) I Miranda-Lorenzo, J Dorado, E Lonardo, S Alcala, AG Serrano, Jenifer Clausell-Tormos, Michele Cioffi, Diego Megias, Sladjana Zagorac, Anamaria Balic,
  • The role of stroma in pancreatic cancer: diagnostic and therapeutic implications. Nature reviews Gastroenterology & hepatology 2012 (476) M Erkan, S Hausmann, CW Michalski, AA Fingerle, M Dobritz, J Kleeff.
  • StellaTUM: current consensus and discussion on pancreatic stellate cell research. Gut 2011 (365) M Erkan, G Adler, MV Apte, MG Bachem, M Buchholz, S Detlefsen, .
  • Cancer-stellate cell interactions perpetuate the hypoxia-fibrosis cycle in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma Neoplasia 2009 (294) M Erkan, C Reiser-Erkan, CW Michalski, S Deucker, D Sauliunaite,
  • Northern blot analysis for detection and quantification of RNA in pancreatic cancer cells and tissues Nature protocols 2009 (162) S Streit, CW Michalski, M Erkan, J Kleeff, H Friess.
  • The activated stroma index is a novel and independent prognostic marker in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology 2008 (374) M Erkan, CW Michalski, S Rieder, C Reiser Erkan, I Abiatari, A Kolb
  • Systematic review and meta-analysis of the role of defunctioning stoma in low rectal cancer surgery. Annals of surgery 2008 (592) N Hüser, CW Michalski, M Erkan, T Schuster, R Rosenberg, J Kleeff.
  • Periostin creates a tumor-supportive microenvironment in the pancreas by sustaining fibrogenic stellate cell activity. Gastroenterology 2007 (330) M Erkan, J Kleeff, A Gorbachevski, C Reiser, T Mitkus, I Esposito, T Giese
  • The neurotrophic factor artemin promotes pancreatic cancer invasion. Annals of surgery 2006 (159) GO Ceyhan, NA Giese, M Erkan, AG Kerscher, MN Wente, T Giese
  • Loss of BNIP3 expression is a late event in pancreatic cancer contributing to chemoresistance and worsened prognosis. Oncogene 2005 (221) M Erkan, J Kleeff, I Esposito, T Giese, K Ketterer, MW Büchler, NA Giese, ...

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Acıbadem Sağlık Hizmetleri ve Ticaret A.Ş. (“Acıbadem”) and Acıbadem’s controlling shareholders, parent companies and affiliates (hereinafter to be collectively referred to as “Acıbadem Group”) may, acting as “Data Supervisor” under the Law on Protection of Personal Data no. 6698 (the “Law”) and other pertinent laws and regulations, process your personal data within the following frame and in strict compliance with the Basic Healthcare Services Law no. 3359, the Governmental Decree-Law on Organization and Duties of the Ministry of Health and its Affiliated Companies no. 663, the Private Hospitals Regulation, and other regulations of the Ministry of Health, and other applicable laws and provisions.

1. Obtaining and Processing of Personal Data, and Purposes of Processing:

Your personal data is collected and obtained verbally, in writing, or in visual or electronic media, through call center, internet site, verbally, in writing or similar other channels for conduct of such services as protection of public health, preventive medicine, medical diagnosis, treatment and maintenance services offered by Acıbadem Group, or for planning and management of healthcare services and financing, and in accordance with the fields of business of Acıbadem Group Companies. Your general personal data and special personal data, especially your healthcare data, may be processed by the Group to a limited extent for all and any purposes, including, but not limited to, the following purposes:

All kinds of your personal data obtained by Acıbadem Group (including, but not limited to, your special personal data) may be processed for the following purposes:

Your personal data obtained and processed pursuant to the applicable laws and regulations may be transferred to physical archives and/or information systems of Acıbadem or Acıbadem Group and may be kept and stored both in digital and in physical platforms.

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Your personal data may be shared by Acıbadem and Acıbadem Group with companies included in Acıbadem Group or with private insurance companies, Ministry of Health and its sub-units, Social Security Agency, Security General Directorate and other security forces, General Directorate of Population and Census, Turkish Pharmacists’ Association, courts and all kinds of other juridical authorities, central etc. third parties, your authorized representatives and agents, and third parties offering consulting and advice services to us, including, but not limited to, lawyers, tax and financial consultants and auditors, and our business partners and other third parties acting in cooperation with us for further development or performance of healthcare services for the purposes cited above, also including regulatory and supervisory bodies and authorities, and official authorities, for the purposes of processing listed above, in accordance with the Law and other applicable laws and regulations.

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Your personal data are collected and processed in all kinds of verbal, written, visual or electronic media, for the purposes listed hereinabove, and for performance of all kinds of works included in the fields of business of Acıbadem within the legal framework, and accordingly, for full and proper performance of all kinds of contractual and legal duties and obligations of Acıbadem. Legal causes of collection and acquisition of your personal data are the pertinent provisions of:

Furthermore, as stipulated in 3rd paragraph of article 6 of the Law, personal data relating to health may also be processed by persons under secrecy obligations or by authorized official entities and organizations, without being liable to receive prior explicit consent of the relevant purpose, only for protection of public health, preventive medicine, medical diagnosis, treatment and maintenance services, and for planning and management of healthcare services and financing.

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Pursuant to the Law and other relevant applicable laws and regulations, you are entitled:

If at any time you use any one or more of your aforesaid rights, the relevant information will be transmitted to you clearly and in an understandable manner, in writing or in electronic media, by using the communication data and information provided by you.

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Acıbadem protects your personal data in full and strict compliance with all technical and administrative security controls required to be taken in accordance with information security standards and procedures. Said security actions and measures are taken and provided at a level appropriate for the probable risks by also taking into consideration the technological possibilities.

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Your personal data are protected within the frame of the available technical and administrative possibilities, and the required security actions and measures are taken and provided at a level appropriate for the probable risks by also taking into consideration the technological possibilities.

By filling in the “Application Form Pursuant to the Law on Protection of Personal Data” given at the , “https://www.acibadem.com.tr/acibademonline/hastaverilerinkorunmasi.html” web address, you may transmit and submit your legal requests:

You are hereby kindly requested to transmit your legal requests under the Law by filling in the “Application Form Pursuant to the Law on Protection of Personal Data” given at the https://www.acibadem.com.tr/acibademonline/hastaverilerinkorunmasi.html web address and sending it to us by the communication means set forth in the form.