Nurgul Aytan

Assistant Professor, Neurology

857.634.5861
150 S Huntington Avenue

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Websites

Education

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

Publications

  • Published on 3/9/2023

    Labadorf A, Agus F, Aytan N, Cherry J, Mez J, McKee A, Stein TD. Inflammation and neuronal gene expression changes differ in early versus late chronic traumatic encephalopathy brain. BMC Med Genomics. 2023 Mar 09; 16(1):49. PMID: 36895005.

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  • Published on 1/21/2023

    Nicks R, Clement NF, Alvarez VE, Tripodis Y, Baucom ZH, Huber BR, Mez J, Alosco ML, Aytan N, Cherry JD, Cormier KA, Kubilius C, Mathias R, Svirsky SE, Pothast MJ, Hildebrandt AM, Chung J, Han X, Crary JF, McKee AC, Frosch MP, Stein TD. Repetitive head impacts and chronic traumatic encephalopathy are associated with TDP-43 inclusions and hippocampal sclerosis. Acta Neuropathol. 2023 Apr; 145(4):395-408. PMID: 36681782.

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  • Published on 1/20/2023

    Kirsch D, Shah A, Dixon E, Kelley H, Cherry JD, Xia W, Daley S, Aytan N, Cormier K, Kubilus C, Mathias R, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, McKee AC, Stein TD. Vascular injury is associated with repetitive head impacts and tau pathology in chronic traumatic encephalopathy. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2023 Jan 20; 82(2):127-139. PMID: 36617181.

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  • Published on 5/19/2022

    Alvia M, Aytan N, Spencer KR, Foster ZW, Rauf NA, Guilderson L, Robey I, Averill JG, Walker SE, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Mathais R, Cormier KA, Nicks R, Pothast M, Labadorf A, Agus F, Alosco ML, Mez J, Kowall NW, McKee AC, Brady CB, Stein TD. MicroRNA Alterations in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Front Neurosci. 2022; 16:855096. PMID: 35663558.

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  • Published on 9/17/2020

    Adams JW, Alosco ML, Mez J, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Tripodis Y, Adler CH, Kubilius C, Cormier KA, Mathais R, Nicks R, Kelley HJ, Saltiel N, Uretsky M, Nair E, Aytan N, Cherry JD, Nowinski CJ, Kowall NW, Goldstein LE, Dwyer B, Katz DI, Cantu RC, Stern RA, McKee AC, Stein TD. Association of probable REM sleep behavior disorder with pathology and years of contact sports play in chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Acta Neuropathol. 2020 12; 140(6):851-862. PMID: 32939646.

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  • Published on 2/19/2020

    Friedberg JS, Aytan N, Cherry JD, Xia W, Standring OJ, Alvarez VE, Nicks R, Svirsky S, Meng G, Jun G, Ryu H, Au R, Stein TD. Associations between brain inflammatory profiles and human neuropathology are altered based on apolipoprotein E e4 genotype. Sci Rep. 2020 02 19; 10(1):2924. PMID: 32076055.

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  • Published on 7/29/2019

    Carreras I, Aytan N, Choi JK, Tognoni CM, Kowall NW, Jenkins BG, Dedeoglu A. Dual dose-dependent effects of fingolimod in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Sci Rep. 2019 07 29; 9(1):10972. PMID: 31358793.

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  • Published on 11/29/2018

    Korkmaz OT, Ay H, Aytan N, Carreras I, Kowall NW, Dedeoglu A, Tuncel N. Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Decreases ß-Amyloid Accumulation and Prevents Brain Atrophy in the 5xFAD Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease. J Mol Neurosci. 2019 Jul; 68(3):389-396. PMID: 30498985.

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  • Published on 9/1/2018

    Adams JW, Alvarez VE, Mez J, Huber BR, Tripodis Y, Xia W, Meng G, Kubilus CA, Cormier K, Kiernan PT, Daneshvar DH, Chua AS, Svirsky S, Nicks R, Abdolmohammadi B, Evers L, Solomon TM, Cherry JD, Aytan N, Mahar I, Devine S, Auerbach S, Alosco ML, Nowinski CJ, Kowall NW, Goldstein LE, Dwyer B, Katz DI, Cantu RC, Stern RA, Au R, McKee AC, Stein TD. Lewy Body Pathology and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Associated With Contact Sports. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2018 09 01; 77(9):757-768. PMID: 30053297.

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  • Published on 6/18/2018

    Kutuk MO, Tufan AE, Guler G, Yalin OO, Altintas E, Bag HG, Uluduz D, Toros F, Aytan N, Kutuk O, Ozge A. Migraine and associated comorbidities are three times more frequent in children with ADHD and their mothers. Brain Dev. 2018 Nov; 40(10):857-864. PMID: 29921473.

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