This Month's Highlights 

2nd KUSOM Student Research Symposium and Mini Symposium on Public Health, 2-3 April 2015



White Coat Ceremony

March 13th, 2015



June-July 2013:  Research Methodology in Health Sciences, June 24 - July 5, 2013- Istanbul




Application deadline is extended to June 17, 2013 !




May 2013: Dr. Tuğba Bağcı Önder has received the 2013 UNESCO- L’ORÉAL AWARD!


Dr. Tuğba Bağcı Önder has received the 2013 UNESCO- L’ORÉAL AWARD for Young Women in Life Sciences.  For the video link, click here.



January 2013: Seminar in Medicine - Jan 3rd, 2013 - 12.15



Speaker: Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Global Initiatives
Chair, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
University of Pennsylvania

Title: Health Care Reform and the Future of American Medicine

Date: January 3rd, 2013

Time: 12:15

Venue: American Hospital, Conference Room A



July 2012 : Research Methodology in Health Sciences - July 9-13, 2012

The aim of the course is research capacity building through local and international research collaborations. The long term vision is the inauguration of a regional center of excellence in research training in the field of health sciences.


April 2012 :  'Teddy Bear Hospital' Project - April 3rd-5th, 2012



The students of KUSOM visited Sariyer Cicekli Bahce and Doga College's kindergardens to overcome the children's fear of doctor and had enjoyable times with approximately 120 participants between the ages of 3-6 on the dates of April 3-5, 2012. To view the other photos of this event, visit our Facebook page. 


March 2012 :  White Coat Ceremony - March 14th, 2012



The 44 students of KUSOM, with the entrance of 2012, participated in the White Coat Ceremony that symbolizes their entrance into the medical profession. To view the videos of the ceremony click here



September 2011 :  "The Smoking Statuses and Attitudes of Freshman Medical Students Toward Smoking" 




H. Yavuz İnce, 2nd year student of Koç University School of Medicine, was the youngest participant in the 9th Annual Meeting of the ISPTID - 2011 which was held in Vienna, Austria in September 2011.

Yavuz's poster was titled "The Smoking Statuses and Attitudes of Freshman Medical Students Toward Smoking". more>>



July 2011 :  Koç University School of Medicine Neurophysiology Laboratory



Gap in the literature in neuromuscular physiology:  Since it is difficult to study the functions of the neuromuscular system in human subjects, most of our knowledge comes from studies on experimental animals. However, since the animals are usually anaesthetized or decerebrated in these experiments, and since such reduction processes are known to alter the synaptic interactions, it is not possible to directly apply these findings to human subjects. more>>