CURRICULUM VITAE Mehmet TANYUKSEL, MD Professor of Medical Parasitology Gulhane Military Medical Academy Member of High Council of Science Ankara/ Turkey CONTACT INFORMATION Address: Gulhane Military Medical Academy Division of Medical Parasitology Department of Microbiology 06018, Etlik-Ankara, Turkey Phone: (90) 312 3043411 Email: [email protected] PERSONAL INFORMATION Date of birth: 06/04/1964 Citizenship: Turkish Marital status: Married NAME Mehmet Tanyuksel POSITION TITLE Professor EDUCATION/TRAINING INSTITUTION AND LOCATION DEGREE YEAR FIELD OF STUDY Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara/ Turkey Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara/ Turkey M.D. Residency 1987 1993 School of Medicine Medical Parasitology A. Personal Statement I have been working as a Professor of Medical Parasitology since 2003, and I am a member of High Council of Science at Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey. As a dedicated and hardworking medical parasitologist, I am performing research on complementary medicine such as maggot therapy and apitherapy since 2002 in my hospital. I have publications about apitherapy. I have worked as a member of commission for “Regulation on Traditional and Complementary Medicine Practices” of the Ministry of Health of Turkey for the last three years. Also, I am a member of scientific commission of Traditional and Complementary Medicine Practices of the Ministry of Health of Turkey. B. Positions Assistant Professor, (1994-96), Associate Professor (1996-2003), Professor (2003-present), Chief (1999-2011) of Division of Medical Parasitology, Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology and Member (2011-present) of High Council of Science of Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey C. Awards and Memberships Research Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Departments of Medicine, Pathology, and Microbiology, University of Virginia, Virginia, USA (2000-2001) Advanced Laboratory Training Course in Infectious Disease Research, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Scholarship in ICDDR,B, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2003) Research Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Stanford University, USA “Entamoeba histolytica tRNA genotyping and DNA microarray analysis and CGH” (2006) Award, the Turkish Academy of Science (TÜBA) (2009) Award, the Turkish Academy of Science (TÜBA) (2010) Member, Turkish Parasitology Society, Turkey Member, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, USA Member, American Society for Microbiology, USA Member, KLIMIK, Turkey Member, European Union- Strengthening the Epidemiological Surveillance and Control of Communicable Disease System (ESCCDS) in Turkey Working Group, Ministry of Health, Turkey Member, Ministry of Health –Parasitology Residency Council Member, Turkish Parasitology Society-Parasitology Residency Education and Ethics Committee Member, Turkish Microbiology Society- Board Committee Member, Ministry of Health –Parasitic Diseases Scientific Committee Member, Ministry of Health -Laboratory Regulatory Committee Member, Ministry of Health – Scientific Commission of Regulation on Traditional and Complementary Medicine Practices Member, 5th International Mugla Beekeeping & Pine Honey Congress Scientific Committee President, Apitherapy Local Scientific Commission (LSC) Apimondia 2017, Istanbul, Turkey STUDIES AND COURSES FOR COMPLEMANTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE IN APITHERAPY 1. First International Congress of Apitherapy and Apipuncture from Romania with International Participation, December 7-9, 2007, Cluj-Napoca, Romania 2. Bescheinigung, Apitherapie, 29 September-4 October 2004, Stutgart, Germany 3. Diploma, Deutcher Apitherapiebund, 1-2 April, 2003, Passau, Germany 4. Teilnahmebestatigung, 28 March-2 April, 2003, Passau, Germany 5. Thesis Advisor (Ozgur Koru, MD, 2005). Effects of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) which is the most active component of propolis on the human multiple myeloma cell line. SELECTED PUBLICATIONS IN APITHERAPY 1. A. Kilic, M. Baysallar, B. Besirbellioglu, B. Salih, K. Sorkun, M. Tanyuksel. In vitro antimicrobial activity of propolis against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium. Annals of Microbiology 55(2): 113-117, 2005. 2. K. Kısmet, B. Kilicoglu, O.Koru, M.Tanyuksel, M.T. Oruc, K. Sorkun, B. Salih, M.A. Akkus. Evaluation on scolicidal efficacy of propolis. European Surgical Research 38:476-481, 2006. 3. B. Kilicoglu, K.Kismet, O.Koru, M.Tanyuksel, M.T. Oruc, K. Sorkun, M.A. Akkus. The scolicidal effects of honey. Adv Ther 23(6):1077-1083, 2006. 4. O. Koru, F. Toksoy, C. Acikel, Y.M. Tunca, M.B aysallar, A. Uskudar Guclu, E. Akca, A. Ozkok Tuylu, K. Sorkun, M. Tanyuksel, B. Salih. In vitro antimicrobial activity of propolis samples from different geographical origins against certain oral pathogens. Anaerobe 13:140-145, 2007. 5. T. Özen, A. Kılıç, O. Bedir, Ö. Koru, K. Sorkun, M. Tanyüksel, S. Kılıç, Ö. Gençay, O. Yıldız, M. Baysallar. In vitro activity of Turkish propolis samples against anaerobic bacteria causing oral cavitiy infections. Kafkas Univ Vet Fak Derg 16(2):293-298, 2010. 6. O. Koru, F. Avcu, M. Tanyüksel, A.U. Ural, R.E. Araz, K. Şener. Cytotoxic effects of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) on the human multiple myeloma cell line. Turk J Med Sci 39(6): 863-870, 2009. 7. A. Kılıç, M. Uçar, M. Baysallar, B. Salih, K. Sorkun, Ş.T. Yıldıran, M. Tanyüksel. Antimicrobial effects of propolis and honey samples collected from some regions of Turkey. AJCI 1(4):213-8, 2007. LECTURES/ORAL PRESENTATIONS IN APITHERAPY 1. Apitherapy. The importance of eating healthy honey Symposium. 2 December 2004, Ankara, Turkey. 2. Apitherapy in Turkey. Turkey-Israel Beekeping Congress. 21-25 February 2010, Antalya, Turkey. 3. Apitherapy in terms of medicine. Apitherapy Symposium. 16-17 October 2014, İzmir, Turkey. 4. Development of apitherapy as complementary medicine in Turkey. 4.International Muğla Beekeping and Pine Honey Congress, 5-9 November 2014, Ölüdeniz, Muğla, Turkey. 5. Tamamlayıcı Tıp: Apiterapi. Azerbaycan-Türkiye II Arıcılığın Geliştirilmesi İlim Araştırma İşbirliği Konferansı. 9-11 Haziran 2015, Gence, Azerbaycan. 6. Development and recent legislative process on Apitherapy in Turkey. 44th Apimondia International Apicultural Congress. 15-19 September, 2015, Daejeon, Korea. 7. The Present and the Future of Apitherapy in Turkey and the World (Türkiye’de ve dünyada apiterapinin bugünü ve geleceği). Marmaris Apitherapy Symposium. 20-22 November, 2015, Marmaris, Muğla, Turkey. PANEL CHAIRS IN APITHERAPY 1. The 12th Asian Apicultural Association Conference 24-27 April 2014, Antalya, Turkey 2. Apitherapy Symposium. 16-17 October 2014, İzmir, Turkey. 3. 4. International Mugla Beekeping and Pine Honey Congress, 5-9 November 2014, Oludeniz, Mugla, Turkey. ONGOING PROJECTS 1. Biotherapy Book (Turkish&English). Editors: Tanyüksel M, Mumcuoğlu KY. Multidisipliner Yaklaşımlı Biyolojik Temelli Doğal Tedaviler- Biyoterapi (Apiterapi, Hirudoterapi, Maggot Tedavi ve İhtiyoterapi) İzmir: Meta Basım Matbaacılık Hizmetleri, 2015. ISBN: 978-605-87556-4-2. 2. Establishing of “Center of Complementary Medicine Research and Application” in Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey.