Dr. Arici Mustafa

Dr. Arici Mustafa

Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine

Internal Medicine/Nephrology
Hacettepe Hastanesi Nefroloji Bolumu, Ankara, Turkey, 06100

plus Speciality

NEPHROLOGY

Biography:

Professor Mustafa ARICI is Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) at Hacettepe University in Ankara-TURKEY. He undertook his undergraduate and postgraduate educations in Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University. He received his residency training in Internal Medicine (1992-1996) and served a fellowship in Nephrology (1997-2000) in the same faculty. He has awarded a training grant from International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and studied in the field of “proteinuria and renal fibrosis” for two years in the Department of Nephrology, University of Leicester, UK as an ISN fellow. His main research interests are clinical problems of end-stage renal disease and hemodialysis patients, mechanisms involved in progression of chronic kidney disease, hypertension and renal damage and familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). He acted as principal investigator in the “PatenT(Prevalence, awareness, and treatment of hypertension in Turkey), HinT(Hypertension incidence in Turkey) and SALTURK (The Relationship between Hypertension and Salt Intake in the Turkish Population) studies”. which were nationwide studies carried out by Turkish Society of Hypertension and Renal Diseases. He is a member of the “Turkish FMF Study Group”. He has acted as an investigator in several international studies in the field of nephrology and hypertension. He was elected as a “Member of Board” to Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) in 2006. He was former “General Secretary” of Turkish Society of Hypertension and Kidney Diseases. He has recently been elected as an “Educational Ambassador” for International Society of Nephrology and member of “Regional Advisory Group” for International Society of Hypertension. He was the author or co-author of numerous articles and book chapters in Turkish and English. He serves as editorial board member in “Nephron Clinical Practice’, “Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation” and as an associate editor in “BANTAO Journal”.

Academic positions:

1992-1996: Resident, Department of Internal Medicine Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara-Turkey 1995-1996: Chief Resident, Department of Internal Medicine Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara-Turkey 1996-2000: Fellow of Nephrology Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara-Turkey 1998-2000: Specialist Registrar, Department of Nephrology, University Hospitals of Leicester (formerly Leicester General Hospital) University of Leicester School of Medicine, Leicester-UK 1998-2000: Clinical Research Fellow (Honorary), Department of Nephrology, University of Leicester School of Medicine, Leicester-UK 1998-2000 Clinical Research Fellow (Honorary), Department of Cell Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Leicester School of Medicine, Leicester-UK 2000-2002 Specialist in Nephrology and Instructor in Internal Medicine (Nephrology) Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara-Turkey 2003-2007 Associate Professor of Nephrology Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara-Turkey September 2007 - Professor of Medicine Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara-Turkey

Research interests:

1. Hypertension: Epidemiology, Life style & Treatment 2. Proximal tubule, proteinuria and tubulointerstitial fibrosis 3. Mechanisms of progression in renal diseases 4. Chronic Kidney Disease: Renoprotection 5. Atherosclerosis and end-stage renal disease 6. Clinical problems in hemodialysis 7. Familial Mediterranean Fever and Amyloidosis

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