Yasemin M. Akay

Yasemin M. Akay

Yasemin M. Akay received the B.S. degree in pharmaceutical sciences from Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1980, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biomedical engineering from Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA, in 1991 and 1998, respectively. She was a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Physiology Department and the Pharmacology Department, Dartmouth Medical School, and the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, School of Medicine, Boston University. She is currently an Instructional and Research Assistant Professor with the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cullen College of Engineering, University of Houston. Her current research interests include molecular neuroengineering, neural growth, and neurodegeneration. She was an Assistant Editor of the IEEE Book Series from 2001 to 2004, and has been the Managing Editor of the Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering since 2004.



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