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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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Protein disulfide isomerase increases in myocardial endothelial cells in mice exposed to chronic hypoxia: a stimulatory role in angiogenesis.
Fei Tian, Xianghua Zhou, Johannes Wikström, Helen Karlsson, Helen Sjöland et al.
American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology, Journal article 2009
Journal article


Developmental origin of smooth muscle cells in the descending aorta in mice.
Per Wasteson, Bengt R Johansson, Tomi Jukkola, Silke Breuer, Levent Akyürek et al.
Development (Cambridge, England), Journal article 2008
Journal article


Filamins in cardiovascular development.
Xianghua Zhou, Jan Borén, Levent Akyürek
Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine, Journal article 2007
Journal article

Filamin B deficiency in mice results in skeletal malformations and impaired microvascular development
Xianghua Zhou, Fei Tian, Johan Sandzen, R. Cao, E. Flaberg et al.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, Journal article 2007
Journal article




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