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Levent Akyürek

Professor/ specialized physician

Levent Akyürek
Professor/ specialized physician
+46 31 786 3456

Postal Address: Box 100, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Gula stråket 8 , 41345 Göteborg

Department of Laboratory Medicine at Institute of Biomedicine (More Information)
Sahlgrenska universitetssjukhuset
413 45 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Gula stråket 8 , 413 45 Göteborg

About Levent Akyürek

Dr. Akyürek graduated from the Medical School, Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey in 1989 and then completed his PhD program at the Uppsala University in 1996. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Elizabeth G. Nabel at the University of Michigan and the National Institutes of Health, USA between 1997 and 2002. Dr. Akyürek became an associate professor of cell biology in 2004 and professor of pathology in 2014 at the University of Gothenburg. He currently acts as a reviewer on the editorial boards of several scientific journals in the field of vascular biology, transplantation immunology and molecular biology. He is also serving as clinical pathologist with expertise in molecular pathology at the Sahlgrenska Hospital in Göteborg.

Latest publications

Pulmonary manifestations of systemic karyomegaly.
Levent Akyürek, Aziz Hussein, Andrew G Nicholson, Nils-Johan Mauritz, Johan Mölne
Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, Journal article 2020
Journal article

IGL-1 as a preservation solution in intestinal transplantation: a multicenter experience.
Emilio Canovai, Mihai Oltean, Gustaf Herlenius, Levent Akyürek, Guido Trentadue et al.
Transplant International, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Targeting filamin A reduces macrophage activity and atherosclerosis.
Sashidar Bandaru, Chandu Ala, Reza Salimi, Murali K Akula, Matias Ekstrand et al.
Circulation, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Blocking the cleavage of filamin A by calpain inhibitor decreases tumor cell growth
Reza Salimi, Sashidar Bandaru, Sravani Devarakonda, Sevtap Gökalp, Chandu Ala et al.
Anticancer Research, Journal article 2018
Journal article

A review on traumatic diaphragmatic rupture
Joel Lundgren, SH Mousavie, AR Negahi, B Nakhaei, G Varga et al.
Trauma and Emergency Care, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Depletion of ATP and glucose in advanced human atherosclerotic plaques
Matias Ekstrand, Emma Widell, Anna Hammar, Levent Akyürek, Martin Johansson et al.
PLoS One, Journal article 2017
Journal article

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Hypoxia-induced and calpain-dependent cleavage of filamin-A regulates the hypoxic response.
Xiaowei Zheng, Alex-Xianghua Zhou, Pegah Rouhi, Hidetaka Uramoto, Jan Borén et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, Journal article 2014
Journal article


Targeting filamin A reduces K-RAS-induced lung adenocarcinomas and endothelial response to tumor growth in mice
Rajesh K. Nallapalli, Mohamed X Ibrahim, Xianghua Zhou, Sashidar Bandaru, Sai Naresh Sunkara et al.
Molecular Cancer, Journal article 2012
Journal article


Filamin A mediates HGF/c-MET signaling in tumor cell migration.
Xianghua Zhou, Asli Toylu, Rajesh K. Nallapalli, Gisela M A Nilsson, Nese Atabey et al.
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer, Journal article 2011
Journal article


Deficiency of cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors p21(Cip1) and p27(Kip1) accelerates atherogenesis in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice.
Levent Akyürek, Manfred Boehm, Michelle Olive, Xianghua Zhou, Hong San et al.
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Journal article 2010
Journal article

Cyclosporine does not reduce myocardial infarct size in a porcine ischemia-reperfusion model.
Lars O Karlsson, Xianghua Zhou, Erik Larsson, Karin Åström-Olsson, Chrichan Månsson et al.
Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Journal article 2010
Journal article

Endothelial cells are activated during hypoxia via endoglin/ALK-1/SMAD1/5 signaling in vivo and in vitro.
Fei Tian, Xianghua Zhou, Anke M Smits, Erik Larsson, Marie-José Goumans et al.
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Review article 2010
Review article

A positive relationship between filamin and VEGF in patients with lung cancer
Hidetaka Uramoto, Levent Akyürek, T Hanagiri
Anticancer Research, Journal article 2010
Journal article

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