| March 5, 2003
Can H. Ficicioglu, MD, PhD, Named
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of
Pennsylvania School of Medicine
PA) - Can H. Ficicioglu, MD, PhD, has been named
an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics,
division of Metabolism (biochemical genetics), at the
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
Dr. Ficicioglu's research interests include the study
of outcomes in expanded newborn screening; enzyme replacement
treatment on lysosomal storage diseases; and bone marrow
transplantations for inborn errors in metabolism. His
research has been published in the Journal of Inherited
Metabolic Disease, Turkish Journal of Medical &
Biological Research, The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics,
Neuropediatrics, the Istanbul Cocuk Klinigi Dergisi
and Pediatric Neurology, among others.
In 1985, Dr. Ficicioglu received his MD from the University
of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa Medical School, and earned his
PhD from the University of Marmara in Turkey in 1996.
He performed residencies at New York Medical College
(St. Vincent's Medical Center), Albert Einstein Medical
College (Montefiore Medical Center), and the University
of Istanbul. He completed a clinical fellowship in the
division of Genetics and Metabolism at Harvard Medical
School, Children's Hospital of Boston.
He is a member of The Society for the Study of Inborn
Errors of Metabolism, the European Association for the
Study of Diabetes and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
He was invited to lecture at the National Metabolism
Congress in Izmir, Turkey, on the topic, 'NTBC treatment
in Tyrosinemia type 1.' In 1994, Dr. Ficicioglu authored
the book, "Diabetes Guide" and in 1993, he
co-authored the book, "Advances in Metabolic Diseases".
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