Nurgul Aytan

Assistant Professor, Neurology

(857) 634-5861
150 S Huntington Avenue

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System


  • Marmara University, PhD
  • Marmara University, MSc
  • Hacettepe University, BSc


  • Published on 8/10/2017

    Kutuk O, Aytan N, Karakas B, Kurt AG, Acikbas U, Temel SG, Basaga H. Biphasic ROS production, p53 and BIK dictate the mode of cell death in response to DNA damage in colon cancer cells. PLoS One. 2017; 12(8):e0182809. PMID: 28796811.

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  • Published on 4/11/2016

    Sasani M, Aydin AL, Aytan N, Yapicier O, Oktenoglu T, Ozer NK, Ozer AF. Effect of a hypercholesterolemia as a starting factor on spinal degeneration in rabbits and role of Vitamin E (a-tocopherol). Surg Neurol Int. 2016; 7:36. PMID: 27127701.

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  • Published on 11/12/2015

    Jenkins BG, Zhu A, Poutiainen P, Choi JK, Kil KE, Zhang Z, Kuruppu D, Aytan N, Dedeoglu A, Brownell AL. Functional modulation of G-protein coupled receptors during Parkinson disease-like neurodegeneration. Neuropharmacology. 2016 Sep; 108:462-73. PMID: 26581500.

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  • Published on 10/6/2014

    Choi JK, Carreras I, Aytan N, Jenkins-Sahlin E, Dedeoglu A, Jenkins BG. The effects of aging, housing and ibuprofen treatment on brain neurochemistry in a triple transgene Alzheimer's disease mouse model using magnetic resonance spectroscopy and imaging. Brain Res. 2014 Nov 24; 1590:85-96. PMID: 25301691.

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  • Published on 3/15/2014

    Korkmaz OT, Aytan N, Carreras I, Choi JK, Kowall NW, Jenkins BG, Dedeoglu A. 7,8-Dihydroxyflavone improves motor performance and enhances lower motor neuronal survival in a mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neurosci Lett. 2014 Apr 30; 566:286-91. PMID: 24637017.

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  • Published on 1/30/2013

    Chen CD, Sloane JA, Li H, Aytan N, Giannaris EL, Zeldich E, Hinman JD, Dedeoglu A, Rosene DL, Bansal R, Luebke JI, Kuro-o M, Abraham CR. The antiaging protein Klotho enhances oligodendrocyte maturation and myelination of the CNS. J Neurosci. 2013 Jan 30; 33(5):1927-39. PMID: 23365232.

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  • Published on 3/14/2011

    Sasani M, Yazgan B, Celebi I, Aytan N, Catalgol B, Oktenoglu T, Kaner T, Ozer NK, Ozer AF. Hypercholesterolemia increases vasospasm resulting from basilar artery subarachnoid hemorrhage in rabbits which is attenuated by Vitamin E. Surg Neurol Int. 2011; 2:29. PMID: 21451728.

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  • Published on 12/5/2009

    Carreras I, Yuruker S, Aytan N, Hossain L, Choi JK, Jenkins BG, Kowall NW, Dedeoglu A. Moderate exercise delays the motor performance decline in a transgenic model of ALS. Brain Res. 2010 Feb 8; 1313:192-201. PMID: 19968977.

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  • Published on 5/7/2009

    Aydin C, Aytan N, Mahon MJ, Tawfeek HA, Kowall NW, Dedeoglu A, Bastepe M. Extralarge XL(alpha)s (XXL(alpha)s), a variant of stimulatory G protein alpha-subunit (Gs(alpha)), is a distinct, membrane-anchored GNAS product that can mimic Gs(alpha). Endocrinology. 2009 Aug; 150(8):3567-75. PMID: 19423757.

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  • Published on 11/8/2007

    Cosar M, Iplikcioglu AC, Aytan N, Ozcan D, San T, Kartal-Ozer N, Ozer AF. The effect of temporary aneurysm clip on the common carotid artery of atherosclerotic rabbits. Surg Neurol. 2008 May; 69(5):483-8; discussion 489. PMID: 17996268.

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