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EMU Academic Staff Member Dr. Özge Cumaoğullari Eker is Amongst the European Colorectal Cancer Genetics Researchers
Published Date: Friday, 11 January 2019
Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Dr. Fazıl Küçük Faculty of Medicine Academician Dr. Özge Cumaoğulları Eker became one of the researchers of “COST Action TRANSCOLONCAN” project which continues in scope of European Cooperation in Science and Technology – COST and is related to Colon and Rectum (Colorectal) cancer genetics.
By joining the project team that is formed by researchers who conduct the leading research about colorectal cancer in Europe, Dr. Özge Cumaoğulları Eker will represent EMU Dr. Fazıl Küçük Faculty of Medicine. The project aims to ease the tracking of colorectal cancer and determine the genetic changes that can be used in its early diagnosis and treatment, as well as developing new treatment approaches for personalized treatment and bringing the results together.
Dr. Cumaoğulları Eker will be in Europe for 6 months in order to continue her research and will participate in meetings of the projects in which 28 countries are involved. The research on colorectal cancer which is the most observed cancer type at the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) is also important for our island.