OUR DOCTORS

Assoc. Prof. Atay Vural, M.D.

Neurology

Assoc. Prof. Atay Vural, M.D.
  • He was granted TUBITAK 2236 International Experienced Brain Circulation Scheme Scholarship for his studies in 2019 to 2021.
  • He was granted International Researcher Scholarship from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation from 2017 to 2020.
  • He was postdoctoral research fellow at Institute of Clinical Neuroimmunology in Ludwig-Maximillian University, Munich from 2015 to 2018.
  • He was granted the International Researcher Scholarship by European Association of Neurology (EAN) and TUBITAK 2219 International Postdoctoral Research Scholarship Program in 2015 and 2016.
  • He was granted TUBITAK 2211-A Program Doctorate Scholarship from 2007 to 2009.
  • He received Successful Student Scholarship from Hacettepe University throughout his medical education.
 
  • Principal areas of clinical interest:
    • Neuroimmunology, multiple sclerosis, diseases related with MOG antibody,
    • Cerebellar ataxia,
    • Hereditary spastic paraplegias,
    • Headache,
    • Dizziness.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Neurologist Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 2009 - 2013
Doctor of Science (PhD) Basic Neurological Sciences, Doctorate Program, Hacettepe University 2005 - 2010
Medical Education (English) School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 2001 - 2007

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Associate Professor Neurology Department and Translational Medicine Research Institute, Koç University 2020 - To date
Leader of Research Group Translational Medicine Research Institute, Koç University 2019 - To date
Faculty Member

Neurology Department, Koç University

2017 - 2020
Postdoctoral Researcher Institute of Clinical Neuroimmunology, Ludwig-Maximillian University, Münich 2018
Research Fellow Institute of Clinical Neuroimmunology, Ludwig-Maximillian University, Münich 2015 - 2018
Clinical Investigator Neuroimmunology Unit, Hacettepe University 2015
Attending Physician (Conscription) Besni State Hospital, Adıyaman 2013 - 2015