prof-ozlem-er

Professor of Medical Oncology

Place of Birth: İzmir
Date of Birth: 1970
Marital Status: Single
Language Skills: English

EDUCATION

2006-2008 Thomas Jefferson University, Breast Cancer Research
1999 – 2002 Erciyes University, Medical Faculty, Medical Oncology Specialist
1994 – 1999 Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Internal Medicine Specialist
1988 – 1994 Hacettepe University, Medical Faculty (English)

POSTGRADUATE EXPERIENCE

2009 – Present Acibadem Healthcare Group
2006-2008 Thomas Jefferson University, Breast Cancer Research (Research Fellow)
2005-2007 Erciyes University, Medical Faculty, Medical Oncology, Head
2003-2004 MD Anderson Cancer Center, Breast Cancer Clinic Research (Clinical Observer)
2002-2009 Erciyes University, Medical Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine, Oncology, lecturer
1999 – 2002 Erciyes University, Medical Faculty, Medical Oncology Specialist
1994 – 1999 Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Internal Medicine Specialist

CAREER

After becoming a Medical Oncologist in 2002, she performed clinic study at MD Anderson Cancer Center located in Houston, USA on breast cancer and gastrointestinal cancers between 2003 and 2004. She attended courses on current diagnosis and treatment administrations.

She was awarded with associate professor’s degree in 2003. She worked as the Head of Medical Oncology, Medical Faculty, Erciyes University. She participated in education of research associates and managed their thesis studies.

As one of the 8 researchers worldwide who won the project award of AVON – Association for American Cancer Researches (AACR) in 2006-2008, she stayed at Thomas Jefferson University in order to perform experimental studies on breast cancer. She made significant studies on cancer stem cells and cancer development.

Awarded with Professor’s degree in 2010, Özlem Er currently carries on her studies on oncologic diagnosis, treatment and follow-up in the light of current administrations.

Her research and compiled articles are published in international and national reviews on oncology, particularly breast, lung, gastric, colorectal (intestinal) cancers.

She is a member of the editorial board of “American Journal of Pathology” with a high scientific reputation.

AWARDS

2. National Medical Oncology Congress, Best Declaration Prize (21-24 September 2005, Aksu-Antalya) c-erb-B2 Expression in Small Cell Lung Cancer and Its Effect on Survival Özlem Canöz, Metin Özkan, Vedat Arsav, Özlem Er, Hasan Şenol Coşkun, Mustafa Altınbaş.

1. Medical Oncology Congress, Poster Prize (29 March – 2 April 2006, Antalya) Leiomyomatsis peritonealis disseminata patient referring with acid: Case report. Mustafa Dikilitaş, Özlem Er, Serdar Serin, Işın Soyuer, Namık Yılmaz.

a. Medical Oncology Congress, Poster Prize (29 March – 2 April 2006, Antalya) Comparison of irinotecan+FUFA (IV pulse) and FUFA (lon infusion) combination treatments in metastatic colon cancer: Retrospective evaluation. Mustafa Altınbaş, Özlem Çoban Yüksel, Metin Özkan, Gamze Gököz Doğu, Mustafa Dikilitaş, Özlem Er.

b. Medical Oncology Congress, Poster Prize (29 March – 2 April 2006, Antalya) Effect of use of chemotherapy and low molecular weight heparin (dalteparin) on tumor angiogenesis in small cell lung cancer (SCLC) – radiologic evaluation: reliminary results. Metin Özkan, Aylin Okur, Mustafa Dikilitaş, Ertuğrul Mavili, Özlem Er, Gamze Gököz Doğu, Mustafa Altınbaş, Mustafa Güleç.

c. Medical Oncology Congress, Poster Prize (29 March – 2 April 2006, Antalya) Analysis of MTHFR 677CT, 1298 AC ve MTR 2756AG polymorphisms in Gastrointestinal system (GIS) cancers. Nazife TAŞÇIOĞLU, Özlem ER, Serpil TEKİN, Çetin SAATÇİ, Yusuf ÖZKUL.

3. National Medical Oncology Congress, Best Poster Prize (6-10 September 2006, Antalya) Relationship of chemotherapy response and LDH and D-Dimer level in metastatic colorectal cancers. Özlem Er, Mevlüde İnanç, Metin Özkan, Gamze Gököz Doğu, Mustafa Dikilitaş, Ahmet Öztürk.

MEMBERSHIP

Turkish Oncology Group
European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
American Society for Clinic Oncology (ASCO)
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)
Medical Oncology Association