Faculty of Medicine

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İbrahim Çağatay  Acuner

İbrahim Çağatay Acuner,  Prof.

Öğretim Üyesi

Çağatay Acuner is a graduate of Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. He completed his specialty education in medicine in the field of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology at Haydarpaşa Numune Training and Research Hospital. He worked as an academician at Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine (OMUTF) (2002-2010) and Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine (YUTF) (English) (2010-2021). He served as Assistant Coordinator and Coordinator, respectively, in the 2013 UTEAK and 2019 UTEAK accreditation processes of Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine. He is co-founder of the OMUTF Molecular Microbiology Research Laboratory. He is one of the founders of Yeditepe University Translational Medicine Research and Application Center (YÜTTAM). He worked as a researcher in the Molecular Microbiology laboratory of the Faculty of Medicine at Erasmus University (The Netherlands). He is co-founder of the Study Group on Laboratory Quality of Turkish Microbological Society. He has contributed to development of the National Regulation for Medical Laboratories and national laboratory guidelines/standards. Some of its international certificates are: “Microbial Typing Technologies: Practical Course with Theoretical Support”, “Training Course in Hospital Epidemiology”, “Strategic Hospital Management”, “Complexity Science”, medical laboratory quality accreditation and quality assurance management (multiple certificates). ORCID: 0000-0001-5790-2273.

Research Areas: Molecular Microbiology, Antibiotic Resistance, Evolutionary Dynamics, Translational Medicine, Complex Systems, Theory of Medicine, Mathematical Modelling, Network Theory, Evidence-Based Medicine , Medical Education, Philosophy of Science

Main Areas: Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji, 

2015 - Antibacterial surface properties of various fluoride-releasing restorative materials in vitro.
2014 - Infectivity resistotype genotype clustering of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in the Central Blacksea Region of Turkey
Kırca Yılmaz S, Acuner IC, Strommenger B, Bek Y, Witte W. Mikrobiyoloji Bülteni, 48(1), 14-27.
2013 - Campylobacter data from a Turkish University hospital laboratory
Gurol Y, Kipritçi Z, Biçer S, Acuner IC, Vitrinel A, Celik G. Acta gastro-enterologica Belgica, 76(2), 266-7.
2012 - Nosocomial Clustering of Pandemic Influenza A H1N1 Virus Infection as a Source of Fever in Patients with Haematological Malignancy
Esen Saban. International Journal of Hematology and Oncology, 22(1), 31-35.
2012 - Seroprevalence of Bordetella pertussis immunoglobulin G antibodies among children in Samsun Turkey
Ozkal A, Sensoy G, Acuner C, Belet N, Güney AK. The Turkish journal of pediatrics, 54(1), 15-9.
2011 - Performance Evaluation of VITEK 2 System in Meropenem SusceptibilityTesting of Clinical Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolates
Acuner Ibrahim Cagatay , Bayramoglu Gulcin , Birinci Asuman , Cihan Cigdem Cekic , Bek Yuksel , Durupinar Belma. MIKROBIYOLOJI BULTENI, 45(3), 411-421.
2011 - Colorimetric Plate Method for Rapid Disk Diffusion Susceptibility Testing of Escherichia coli
Sener S., Acuner I. C., Bek Y., Durupinar B.. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(3), 1124-1127.
2007 - P1854 Rethinking the applicability of Tenover criteria a model algorithm and a new dendrogram approach for the direct and wider application
Acuner I.C., Eroglu C.. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 29(), 530-531.
2006 - Performance evaluation of the BD phoenix automated microbiology systemin meropenem susceptibility testing of clinical Pseudomonas aeruginosaisolates
Bayramoglu Gulcin , Acuner Ibrahim C. , Sinirtas Melda , Gedikoglu Suna , Durupinar Belma. SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, 27(12), 1921-1923.
2006 - Unacceptable Performance and the Lack of Reproducibility Results in the Report of Colorimetric Methods for Early Detection of Vancomycin and Oxacillin Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus
Acuner I. C., Eroglu C., Yilmaz Coban A., Bozdogan B., Durupinar B., Appelbaum P. C.. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 44(6), 2318-2319.
2005 - Fenol amonyum sülfat sedimentasyon yönteminin pulmoner tüberküloz tanisi için degerlendirilmesi
Akgüneş A, Coban AY, Taşdelen Fişgin N, Acuner I.C., Durupinar B.. Tüberküloz ve toraks, 53(3), 265-267.
2005 - Investigation of phospholipase activity of Candida species isolated from different clinical samples
Birinci A, Çekiç Cihan Ç, Bilgin K, Acuner Ç., Durupinar, B.. Mikrobiyoloji Bulteni, 39(2), 205-209.
2005 - Deep neck infection due to Lactococcus lactis cremoris a case report
Koyuncu M., Acuner İ. Ç., Uyar M.. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, 262(9), 719-721.
2004 - Meningitis due to Pseudomonas stutzeri A case report
Taşdelen Fişgin N, Acuner IÇ. Mikrobiyoloji Bulteni, 38(3), 261-264.
2004 - Rapid identification of the Candida species from direct blood cultures by CHROMagar Candida
Birinci A, Akkurt L, Acuner C, Unlu M., Durupinar B.. Journal of International Medical Research, 32(5), 484-487.