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Noyan Gokce, MD


Associate Professor of Medicine



General field of research:

Cardiology, obesity, echocardiography

Affiliations other than medicine:

Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research
Department of Medicine

Contact information:

88 East Newton St, D-8 Cardiology



Cardiology; Endothelium; Obesity; Echocardiography; Blood Vessels

Summary of research interest:

Our current projects focus on mechanisms of obesity-related cardiovascular disease in human subjects.

Recent publications:

Apovian CM, Bigornia S, Mott M, Meyers MR, Ulloor L, Gagua M, McDonnell M, Hess D, Joseph L, Gokce N. 2008. Adipose macrophage infiltration is associated with proinflammatory gene expression and systemic vascular endothelial dysfunction in obese subjects. Arterioscl Thromb Vasc Biol 28: 1654-1659.

Vitseva O, Tanriverdi K, Tchkonia T, Kirkland JL, McDonnell M, Apovian CA, Freedman JA, Gokce N. 2008. Inducible Toll-like receptor and NF-κB regulatory pathway expression in human adipose tissue. Obesity.
Meyers M, Gokce N. 2007. Endothelial dysfunction in obesity: etiologic role in atherosclerosis. Current Opinion in Endocrinology & Diabetes 14: 365-369.

Technologies available for sharing upon request:

Vascular and cardiac ultrasound; PCR; Flow-cytometry; Immunohistochemistry