Kubra Melike Bozkanat, MD $$

Pediatric Pulmonologist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

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Education and Training

Medical School
Dokuz Eylul Universitesi (2013)
University of Kansas Medical Center (2018), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2021), Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases
  • Research Interests

    • Post-COVID-19 respiratory care
  • Publications

    • Chen T, Zhou Q, Tang H, Bozkanat M, Yuan, J. X., Raj, J. U. And Zhou, G. miR-17/20 Controls Prolyl hydroxylase 2 (PHD2)/Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1 (HIF1) to Regulate Pulmonary Artery Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2016;5(12): e004510. doi:10.1161/jaha.116.004510.
    • Zhou, Q., Chen, T., Zhang, W., Bozkanat, M., Li, Y., Xiao, L., Van Breemen, R. B., Christman, J. W., Sznajder, J. I. And Zhou, G. Suppression of von Hippel-Lindau Protein in Fibroblasts Protects against Bleomycin-Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology. 2016;54(5):728-739. doi:10.1165/rcmb.2015-0111oc.
    • Zhou, Q., Chen, T., Bozkanat, M., Ibe, J. C. F., Christman, J. W., Raj, J. U. And Zhou, G. Intratracheal Instillation of High Dose Adenoviral Vectors Is Sufficient to Induce Lung Injury and Fibrosis in Mice. PLoS ONE. 2014;9(12): e116142. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116142.
    • Akarsu S., Ilknur T., Erdemir Y., Gun M., Akyaz P., Bozkanat M., Bozkaya E, Fetil E. Onset characteristics and accompanying autoimmune diseases in autoimmune bullous dermatoses. Dokuz Eylul Medical School Journal. 2010 May; 24(2): 57-63.
    • Jain, R., Kazmerski,T., Aitken, West,N., Wilson, A., Bozkanat, K.M., Montemayor K. and Taylor- Cousar J. Challenges Faced by Women with Cystic Fibrosis. Clinics in Chest Medicine. Accepted for publication in 2020
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
    • American Thoracic Society (ATS)
    • American Thoracic Society Pediatric Web Committee Member
  • Awards and Honors

    • Erasmus European Commission Scholarship for International Exchange (2011)
    • IFMSA (International Federation of Medical Students Associations) Summer Exchange Scholarships (2008-2009, 2013)
    • Resident Researcher of the Year Award - University of Kansas Department of Pediatrics (2018)