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Cetin Kocaefe

  • Professor
  • Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi
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Turk J. Biochem

Associate Editor

2013 - Present

Recent publications

  • Heightened CXCR4 and CXCL12 expression in NF1-associated neurofibromas

    • Karaosmanoglu B
    • Kocaefe Ç
    • Söylemezoğlu F
    • et al.
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  • Effect of zoledronic acid on rats’ tissue SDF-1 expression

    • Arik Z
    • Kilickap S
    • Akpulat U
    • et al.
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Professional experience


Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi

January 2006 - Present


Medical Biology

Hacettepe University Institute of Health Sciences

October 1999 - January 2004(4 years)

Dept. of Medical Biology

Hacettepe University Institute of Health Sciences

September 1997 - August 1999(2 years)

Dept. of Medicine

Hacettepe University School of Medicine

October 1987 - July 1994(7 years)


Dr. Kocaefe is a faculty member whose mainstream area of research is regenerative medicine and molecular basis of skeletal muscle degeneration. Major Research Interests and Projects: 1. Identification of novel pathways, modulators and therapy avenues in skeletal muscle degeneration and regeneration. - Cellular regenerative therapy approaches for inherited skeletal muscle diseases. - Identification of new pathways and mediators in chronic muscle degeneration. - Identification and evaluation of soluble factors for prevention and amelioration of skeletal muscle deterioration. - Using reprogramming biology approaches on somatic stem cells for skeletal muscle regeneration. 2. Exploring novel reprogramming biology approaches for the treatment of inherited enzyme deficiencies.

Co-authors (93)