M.D., Prof.
Neslihan YILMAZ

M.D., Prof.
Neslihan YILMAZ

İstanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital
    • 2013
      Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital
      Rheumatology 

      2010
      Harvard University
      Rheumatology Course Program

      2011
      Italy Politecnica Delle Marche University
      Rheumatology Program

      2010
      Marmara University Faculty of Medicine
      Rheumatology Specialization Training

      2000
      Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine
      Medical Education

    • "Turkey Internal Medicine Board Exam" outstanding achievement award, 2004.

      • 1. Muge Bicakcigil, Kenan Aksu, Sevil Kamali, Zeynep Ozbalkan, Askin Ates, Omer Karadag, Hüseyin T. Ozer, Emire Seyahi, Servet Akar, Fatos Onen, Ayse Cefle, Sibel Zehra Aydin, Neslihan Yilmaz, Ahmet Mesut Onat, Veli Cobankara, Ercan Tunc, Mehmet Akif Ozturk, Izzet Fresko, Yasar Karaaslan, Nurullah Akkoc, Ahmet Eftal Yücel, Sedat Kiraz, Gokhan Keser, Murat Inanc, Haner Direskeneli. Takayasu's arteritis in Turkey-clinical and angiographic features of 248 patients. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2009;27(1 Suppl 52):S59-64.
      • 2. Sibel Zehra Aydin, Neslihan Yilmaz, Servet Akar, Kenan Aksu, Sevil Kamali, Eftal Yucel, Omer Karadag, Muge Bicakcigil, Huseyin Ozer, Sedat Kiraz, Fatos Onen, Murat Inanc, Gokhan Keser, Nurullah Akkoc, Haner Direskeneli. Assessment of disease activity and progression in Takayasu's arteritis with Disease Extent Index-Takayasu. Rheumatology (Oxford).2010;49(10):1889-93. 
      • 3. Neslihan Yilmaz, Yasin Abul, Muge Bicakcigil, Pejman Golabi, Cigdem Celikel, Sait Karakurt, Sule Yavuz. Induced sputum as a method for detection of systemic sclerosis-related interstitial lung disease. Rheumatol Int. 2012;32(7):1921-5. 
      • 4. Neslihan Yilmaz, Sibel Zehra Aydin, Nevsun Inanc, Sait Karakurt, Haner Direskeneli, Sule Yavuz. Comparison of QuantiFERON-TB Gold test and tuberculin skin test for the identification of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in lupus patients. Lupus. 2012;21(5):491-5. 
      • 5. Vassilios M. Vazgiourakis, Maria I. Zervou, Christianna Choulaki, George Bertsias, Maria Melissourgaki, Neslihan Yilmaz, Prodromos Sidiropoulos, Darren Plant, Leendert A. Trouw, Rene E. Toes, Dimitris Kardassis, Sule Yavuz, Dimitrios T. Boumpas, George N. Goulielmos. A common SNP in the CD40 region is associated with systemic lupus erythematosus and correlates with altered CD40 expression: implications for the pathogenesis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2011;70(12):2184-90. 
      • 6. Maria I. Zervo, Vassilios M. Vazgiourakis, Neslihan Yilmaz, Elena Kontaki, Leendert A. Trouw, Rene E. Toes, Muge Bicakcigil, Dimitrios T. Boumpas, Sule Yavuz, George N. Goulielmos.TRAF1/C5, eNOS, C1q, but not STAT4 and PTPN22 gene polymorphisms are associated with genetic susceptibility to systemic lupus erythematosus in Turkey. Hum Immunol. 2011;72(12):1210-3. 
      • 7. Haner Direskeneli, Ezgi Tuna-Erdoğan, Feyza Gündüz, Anna Bandurska, Busra Alparslan, Maya Kebe, F.Aytul Uyar, Muge Bicakcigil, Kenan Aksu, Sevil Kamali, Zeynep Ozbalkan, Askın Ates, Omer Karadag, Huseyin T. Ozer, Servet Akar, Fatos Önen, Emire Seyahi, Ahmet Mesut Onat, Sibel Zehra Aydin, Neslihan Yilmaz, Ayse Cefle, Veli Cobankara, Ercan Tunc, Mehmet Akif Ozturk, Izzet Fresko, Yasar Karaaslan, Nurullah Akkoc, A.Eftal Yücel, Sedat Kiraz, Gokhan Keser, Murat Inanc, Guher Saruhan-Direskeneli. PDCD1 polymorphisms are not associated with Takayasu's arteritis in Turkey. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2012;30(1 Suppl 70):S11-4 
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      • Turkish Medical Association

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