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Dr. Kursad Turksen

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Associate Professor

Phone: (613) ***-****  HQ Phone
University of Ottawa
40 Ruskin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4W7
Canada

Company Description: Located in the heart of the nation's capital, the University of Ottawa is one of Canada's principal comprehensive, research-intensive, postsecondary institutions....   more
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  • PhD
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Dr. Kursad Turksen, Phd, is ...
thinkottawamedicine.ca, 22 May 2013 [cached]
Dr. Kursad Turksen, Phd, is a basic researcher with a cross-appointment to the Division of Dermatology. He is actively involved in research involving claudin-6 and keratinization.
Dr. Turksen and his team co-discovered a molecule called claudin-6 that plays a key role in the development and function of skin cells.
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Dr. Turksen is also investigating the role of claudin-6 in the differentiation of embryonic stem cells. Depending on various signals, these stem cells can form any tissue in the body. It turns out that claudin-6 may play a key role in directing stem cells to begin differentiating into skin cells. Understanding this pathway could lead to new drugs that would promote the regeneration of skin in wound and burn victims. As the development of skin is closely tied to the development of hair follicles, this research also has implications for developing new treatments for hair loss. Dr. Turksen is an expert in isolating and culturing stem cells, and he recently edited the following books on this topic: Embryonic Stem Cell Protocols I; Embryonic Stem Cell Protocols II; Human Embryonic Stem Cell Protocols. Dr. Turksen is a Senior Scientist in the Hormones, Growth, and Development Program at the OHRI, as well as an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa. His research is supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
www.ohri.ca, 30 Oct 2007 [cached]
Kursad Turksen
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• Jacqui Solowjew (supervisor Kursad Turksen)
Springer launches StemCellGateway.net
www.alphagalileo.org, 16 May 2009 [cached]
Dr. Kursad Turksen, editor-in-chief of the journal SCRR, is a researcher at the Ottawa Health Research Institute. He will monitor content and further develop the portal - overseeing content additions, assuring quality, and working with the SCRR editorial board to increase the site's value to stem cell researchers. "Stem cell research is continuously growing, and as such, we intend to add projects to the portal in the future," Turksen said.
Dr. Kursad Turksen is studying ...
www.ohri.ca, 17 Aug 2006 [cached]
Dr. Kursad Turksen is studying skin cells at the molecular level with the goal of developing new treatments for skin conditions, wounds, burns, and genetic skin diseases.
Dr. Turksen and his team co-discovered a molecule called claudin-6 that plays a key role in the development and function of skin cells.
...
Dr. Turksen is also investigating the role of claudin-6 in the differentiation of embryonic stem cells. Depending on various signals, these stem cells can form any tissue in the body. It turns out that claudin-6 may play a key role in directing stem cells to begin differentiating into skin cells. Understanding this pathway could lead to new drugs that would promote the regeneration of skin in wound and burn victims. As the development of skin is closely tied to the development of hair follicles, this research also has implications for developing new treatments for hair loss. Dr. Turksen is an expert in isolating and culturing stem cells, and he recently edited the following books on this topic: Embryonic Stem Cell Protocols I; Embryonic Stem Cell Protocols II; Human Embryonic Stem Cell Protocols.
Dr. Turksen is a Senior Scientist in the Hormones, Growth, and Development Program at the OHRI, as well as an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa. His research is supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Please see Dr. Turksen's online profile for more information.
Kursad ...
www.landesbioscience.com, 1 Sept 2012 [cached]
Kursad Turksen Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
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