Erciyes University Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty of Pharmacy, TURKEY
Tuğrul Tolga Demirtaş, Ph.D., got his MSc degree in Bioengineering (2007) and PhD degree in Bioengineering from Hacettepe University (2016). He had been in Stanford University at Stanford Medicine ,Canary Cancer Detection Center during his Doctorate education (2014-2015). During his doctorate studies at Stanford University, he developed 3-D functional bio-printed vascularized bone tissue model, 3-D neuron organoid models and 3-D bio-printed functional liver. He has 10 years of experiences in biomaterials, tissue engineering, 3-D cell culture and stem cell differentiation. Since March 2019, he has been working as an Assistant Professor in Erciyes University Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty of Pharmacy and Genome and Stem Cell Center (GENKOK). He has been working on bio-printing of tissues and organs, personalize therapy for cancer treatment (bio-printed 3-D tumor models) and stem cell differentiation. He has also 3 national and international patents about biomaterials.