From the very beginning, research has been integral to Yeditepe University Hospital Healthcare Institutions’ operations. Our centers provides a full range of integrated clinical translational research capabilities; an alternative setting for patients to participate in research studies without having to travel to academic medical centers; and research-focused community education programs.

Our center is one of the most advanced research centers in the region and the only one solely dedicated to healthcare. Funding from the İSTEK Foundation is granted through Yeditepe University partnerships which have an outstanding track record for medical research and expertise, and experience of translating research into a clinical setting. The Yeditepe University and Hospital / Research Center partnership has a strong track record of basic biomedical research, much of which has led to translational programs and innovations that have already benefited large numbers of patients in Turkey and around the world.

Our Research Center has led to a wide range of ground-breaking biomedical research firmly embedded in an appreciation of patients’ needs.
Our Center has active relationships with pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and diagnostic companies to develop and launch products born from our innovations. We also work with investors, contract research organizations and others to speed the translation of our research into new diagnostics and therapies to a variety of sectors.

Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

Our vision for this center is to expand the number of research and teaching faculty, devise an advanced educational curriculum, and develop a state-of-the-art facility and collaborative research space focused on the study, application, and ethical understanding of adult and induced pluripotent stem cells and their potential to treat and cure many diseases.

By gathering a diverse range of faculty with interests in adult stem cell research and ethics under a single umbrella, Yeditepe University Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine is set to make great medical advances in this groundbreaking research, while training the next generation of students in both the methods and ethics of stem cell research. We strive to be a force for good while respecting the sanctity of human life.


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