17-21 Sep 2019


Athens - Greece




1000-1200 participants

Prof.Dr. Zuhal Yapıcı

Prof. Dr. Zuhal Yapıcı is a graduate of Istanbul University. 

She has been working in the Department of Child Neurology at Istanbul Faculty of Medicine for 20 years, one of the oldest pediatric neurology clinics in Turkey. She became an associate professor in 2006 and professor in 2012.

During her neurology residency, she worked in USA for two years in order to broaden her child neurology knowledge. Dr. Yapici studied in pediatric neurology clinic with Prof. Marvin Fishman in UT Texas Children’s Hospital in 1994, and in the childhood movement disorders clinic in UT Medical School with Prof. Dr Ian Butler in 1995. She completed her clinico-radiological research on “MR-Spectroscopy in epilepsy with tuberous sclerosis” with Prof. Steve Roach in UT Medical School in 2002.
Prof. Yapıcı’s academic areas of interest are neurocutaneous disorders, movement disorders, and leukodystrophies.
Dr. Yapici is at present the head of the Child Neurology Department since 2011.

She has given around 200 presentations, made 110 national and international publication, conferences more than 80 in workshops and congresses.
She has been a clinical researcher and assistant researcher in more than 20 national and international projects, and has worked as an primary investigator or coordinator in 11 projects. Her one of the current research is on “mTOR inhibitor on epilepsy with tuberous sclerosis (Exist-3 international study)” as a coordinator in Turkey.


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