Ekin Güney

"Hello. My name is Ekin Güney. I was born in Istanbul at 1988. I graduated from Kadıköy Anatolian High School in 2007. After I started to educate in Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. I always wanted to be a doctor. Even when I was in elementary school after school times I was really enjoying spent time in the laboratory of my doctor grandfather. I was making experiments on my dimension and making observation about their consequences was very enjoyable for me. This passion of mine never ended. After started to study in Istanbul Faculty of Medicine I continued to make researches. My study about pathophysiology of Behcet’s disease published in 2013. I studied in the laboratory of Gokhan Hotamisligil, M.D. PhD about obesity, diabetes and insulin resistance in the 2011 summer for two months. I was accepted to the Harvard Faculty of Medicine for the practice and principle of clinic search programme as a scholarship for one year. At the same time in this one-year I made molecular researches about obesity, diabetes and insulin resistance in the laboratory of Gokhan Hotamisligil, M.D., PhD. Yucel Cultural Foundation covered my travel expenses for accessing this programme. In 2013, I turned back to the Turkey and I finished my school and passed the exam successfully for high education in the America. I will start working soon in as apost-doctoral research fellow in the Harvard School of Public Health; Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases/ Laboratory of Gokhan Hotamisligil, M.D., and PhD. in the Sabri Ulker Center. After making post-doc for few years I will start to my specialty as a doctor in America. I would like to help people through seminars or personally within Yucel Cultural Foundation."

Ekin Güney