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Esra Bilir

Country of origin: Republic of Türkiye Currently in: Republic of Türkiye, Antalya General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background


2019 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2021 Master Other
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

She has been passionate about becoming an obstetrician and gynecologist since age 5! She graduated from Koc University School of Medicine in 2019 as a full-merit Anatolian Scholar. As a future female health specialist, she is fully aware of the WHO's health definition. To promote women’s health socially, she completed the “Gender Studies Certificate Program” at The Center for Gender Studies at Koc University during medical school. She also completed Postgraduate Certificate in Epidemics and Ethical Global Health at AUSN. In recognition of her exceptional global service, she was recognized as an International Public Health Ambassador. She has been taking all the possible opportunities to improve herself in the field of OBGYN. Even as a medical student, she completed various clinical and laboratory internships in Turkey, France, the UK, Australia, and the USA. She received numerous grants for these internships and many other professional activities. She has published several peer-reviewed articles! She is a member of AAAS, AACR, ASCO, AWIS, ESGO, ESMO, ESHRE, ISGE, OWSD, and SGO. During medical school, she decided to be a clinician-scientist. She is highly interested in gynecologic oncology. Currently, she aims to start a clinician-scientist OBGYN residency program in Germany to have both Ph.D. and OBGYN trainings. Finally, her ultimate goal with her trainings is to make a breakthrough(s) for better understanding and improving women’s health. She will always keep doing her best simply because women deserve the best care possible. She welcomes any recommendations and insights from the scientists who are also passionate about women's health.

Research Keywords: 
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynecologic Oncology

Publications resulting from Research: 

A. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) Journals
A1. Akilli H, Celik H, Taskiran C, Bilir E, Gultekin M. Frontline fighters: the continued fight against COVID-19. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2020, PMID: 32447293

A2. Bildik G, Esmaeilian Y, Vatansever D, Bilir E, Taskiran C, Oktem O. A Comparative Molecular Analysis of DNA Damage Response, Cell Cycle Progression, Viability and Apoptosis of Malignant Granulosa Cells Exposed to Gemcitabine and Cisplatin. Mol Biol Rep. 2020, PMID: 32277442 WOS:000534821500046

A3. Storr A, Bilir E, Cooke S, Garrett D, Venetis C. Fine-tuning blastocyst selection based on morphology: a multicentre analysis of 2477 single blastocyst transfers. Reprod Biomed Online. 2019; 39 (4), 588–598 doi: PMID: 31515169 WOS:000488774100007

B. Emerging Sources Citation Index
B1. Bilir E, Yildiz S, Yakin K, Ata B. The impact of dysmenorrhea and premenstrual syndrome on academic performance of college students and their willingness to seek help. Turk J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 [Accepted]

B2. Bilir E, Vatanoglu Lutz EE, Ozgonul ML. Ethical and Scientific Issues of Gene-Edited Twin by Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR) Cas9 Technology. J Turk Ger Gynecol Assoc 2020; 21: 138-139 PMID: 31927815 WOS:000540310000015

B3. Yildiz S, Bilir E, Ozturk M, Karabacak O. Obstetric and neonatal outcomes of delayed interval delivery in a twin pregnancy: A case report. Gazi Medical Journal, 2019; 30: 197-198 WOS:000462182300018

B4. Bilir E. Letter from a young female physician, Candidate. J Turk Ger Gynecol Assoc. 2018; 19 (2): 113-113 PMID: 29449197 WOS:000434447000012

C. Other Journals
C1. Bilir E, Giray B, Vatansever D, Arslan T, Dagel T, Misirlioglu S, Arvas M, Taskiran T. Postoperative hypomagnesemia incidence in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer after hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. The Turkish Journal of Gynecologic Oncology. 2020 [Accepted]

C2. Bilir E, Vatansever D, Selcukbiricik F, Dagel T, Yildiz Oguz S, Misirlioglu S, Arslan T, Cuhaci B, Taskiran C. Chronic Kidney Failure in a Patient with Stage IV Epithelial Ovarian Cancer After Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC with Cisplatin: A Case Report. The Turkish Journal of Gynecologic Oncology. 2020 [Accepted]

C3. Ghotbi N, Lofredo M. P. P, D’Astous, M, Chakraborty R, Bilir E, Arawi T, Weisheit A, Erbay H, Rai J. S, Cutter A. M, Aziz M. B, Macer R. J. D. Ethical guidelines for COVID-19 triage management. Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics. 2020, 30 (5), 201-207

C4. Bilir E. Impacts of COVID19 Pandemic on Care of the Patients with Cancer. Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics. 2020, 30 (3), 111-113

C5. Kaymaz K, Bilir E. Notes from Young Physician Candidates on Primary Health Care System. Turk J Public Health 2019; 17(1):92-96

D. Abstracts Presented at International Meetings
D1. Ozmadenci D, Narayanan JS, Andrew JR, Barrie AM, Jiang S, Bilir E, Bertotto T, White RR, Kuchroo VK, Pachter JA, Stupack DG, Schlaepfer DD. Modeling the ovarian cancer immune response and tumor microenvironment [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the AACR Special Conference on the Evolving Landscape of Cancer Modeling; 2020 Mar 2-5; San Diego, CA. Philadelphia (PA): AACR; Cancer Res 2020;80(11 Suppl): Abstract nr A26. WOS:000537844900065

D2. Dursun M, Bilir E, Kaymaz K, Sakarya S. Pre-participation Screening of Athletes in Turkey: Approach of Primary Care Physicians. (Poster Display) Abstracts of the 12th European Public Health Conference, European Journal of Public Health, Volume 29, Supplement 4, Pages 539-540, 20- 23 November 2019, Marseille, France WOS:000506895304245

D3. Heydarova U, Vatansever D, Eraslan A, Bilir E, Urman B, Taskiran C. Laparoscopic management of deep infiltrative endometriosis with ureter dissection and low anterior resection anastomosis. (ePoster VP079) Abstracts of the 28th Annual Congress of European Society for Gynecological Endoscopy, Facts, Views and Vision in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Volume 11, Supplement 1, 6-9 October 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece

D4. Taskiran C, Vatansever D, Misirlioglu S, Eraslan A, Arslan T, Bilir E. Minilaparoscopic Gynecologic Oncologic Surgery: A Single Institution Experience. (591 Virtual Poster Session 3 – Laparoscopy) Abstracts of the 47th AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology, The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 25, Number 7, Supplement, November/December 2018, S235, 11-15 November 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.

D5. Storr A, Bilir E, Cooke S, Garrett D, Venetis C. Blastocyst morphology grading: what is the most important predictor of live birth when accounting for endometrial receptivity? A multicentre analysis of 2477 single blastocyst transfers. (Oral Presentation: 153) Abstracts of the 34th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Human Reproduction, Volume 33, Issue Supplement 1, 1-4 July 2018, Pages i68–i69, Barcelona, Spain WOS:000438519900138

E. Abstracts Presented at National Meetings
E1. Dursun M, Bilir E, Kaymaz K, Sakarya S. Birinci Basamakta Spora Katılım Öncesi Sağlık Değerlendirilmesi [Preparticipation Screening for Competitive Athletes at Primary Care Setting]. (Oral Presentation) 14th Family Medicine Research Days, Marmara University School of Medicine, 11-13 April 2019, Istanbul, Turkey

E2. Turkgeldi E, Yildiz Oguz S, Bilir E, Urman CB, Ata B. Intra- And Interobserver Variability in Diagnosis of Congenital Uterine Anomalies. (Oral Presentation: 044), Abstracts of the XII. Turkish German Gynecologic Congress, Journal of the Turkish-German Gynecological Association, Volume 19, Issue Supplement 1, 27-30 April 2018, Pages S25-S25, Kyrenia, TRNC, ISSN 1309-0399 EISSN 1309-0380

E3: Yildiz Oguz S, Bilir E, Akkaya D, Ata B. Hidradenitis Suppurativa Resembling Endometriosis: Case Presentation. (E-Poster Presentation) Excellence in ART: Clinical and Laboratory Perspectives – II, 21-22 April 2018, Cappadocia, Turkey

E4: Bilir E. Kanser Tedavisi Öncesi Fertilite Korunmasının Önemi ve Oosit Kriyoprezervasyonunun Over Dokusu Kriyoprezervasyonunu ile Karşılaştırılması: Derleme [The Importance of the Fertility Preservation Prior to Cancer Treatment and Comparison of the Roles of Oocyte Cryopreservation and Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation: Review]. (Oral Presentation) 2nd National Medical Student Congress on Reproductive Medicine: Infertility, 24 September 2017, Canakkale, Turkey

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Senior Research Fellow, School of Medicine, American University of Sovereign Nations

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