F. Yesim Demirci, MD

Associate Professor, Human Genetics

Contact

3133 Public Health, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
R-znvy: slq6@cvgg.rqh
Primary Phone: 967-838-2648


Personal Statement

Dr. Demirci's major research area of interest is to investigate the genetic and molecular basis of complex human diseases/conditions including immune-mediated conditions and autoimmune diseases, inflammatory or malignant ocular disorders, cardiovascular and metabolic traits, and neurodegenerative and/or neuropsychiatric disorders. Her research involves the use of various molecular and omics approaches to gain further insights into the disease mechanisms and unravel new potential biomarkers and/or therapeutic targets.


Teaching

HUGEN 2090/2091 "Genetics of Complex Diseases"

HUGEN 2011 "Scientific Writing in Human Genetics"


Selected Publications

F. Yesim  Demirci