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PROF. EMEL TORUN, MD

Pediatrics (Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları)

E-Mail: hastane@biruni.edu.tr
Phone: 444 8 276

PROF. EMEL TORUN, MD

Education

Lisans Tıp Fakültesi İstanbul Üniversitesi 1992-1998
Uzmanlık Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları- ihtisas İstanbul Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi 1998-2003

Experience

Asistan Dr. İstanbul Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları 1998-2003
Uzman Dr. Tem Hastanesi , Medical Park 2003-2010
Uzman Öğretim Görevlisi Bezmialem Vakıf Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları ABD 2010-2014
Yard. Doç. Dr. Bezmialem Vakıf Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları ABD 2014-2015
Doç. Dr. Bezmialem Vakıf Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları ABD 2015-2020
Prof. Dr. Bezmialem Vakıf Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları ABD 2020- 2023
Prof. Dr. Biruni Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları ABD 2023-halen

Scientific Memberships

Turkish Pediatric Association
National Pediatric Association

Scientific Publications

Bilimsel Yayınlar:
1. E.Torun, AD. Demir, E.Gönüllü, F. Öktem. “Therapy strategies in vitamin D deficiency with or without rickets: efficiency of low-dose stoss therapy”, Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism , “25 (1-2)”, 107-110 pp., Ocak-2012, DOI: 10.1515/jpem-2011-0368
2. A. Alpınar, E. Torun, E. Özkaya, S. Uzuner, U. Erenberk, Anne sütü ve mama ile beslenen süt çocuklarında toplam antioksidan düzeylerinin karşılaştırması. Türk Pediatri Arşivi , 47, 95-98 pp., Ocak-2012, DOI: 10.4274/tpa.755
3. E. Cakir, E. Torun, ZS Uyan, O. Akca, O.Soysal, “An unusual case of foreign body aspiration mimicking cavitary tuberculosis in adolescent patient: Thread aspiration”, Italian Journal of Pediatrics , “38”, 17-30 pp., Mayıs-2012,
4. E. Torun .What is the priority in nutritional rickets: prevention or therapy. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism , 25 (9-10), 1041-1042 pp., Ağustos-2012, DOI: 10.1515/jpem-2012-0218
5. E. Torun, H. Genç, E.Gönüllü, B. Akovalı, İT Ozgen. The clinical and biochemical presentation of vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency in children and adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism 26 (5-6)”, 469-475 pp., Eylül-2013, DOI: 10.1515/jpem-2012-0245
6. E.Torun, E. Gursoy, S. Guler, M. Kolukisa, B. Tatli, Characteristic features of migraine in schoolchildren and adolescents and its relationship with autonomic nervous system disorders, Neuropediatrics .44 (5), 252-256 pp., Ekim-2013, DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1347934
7. E.Torun, E.Gönüllü, İT. Ozgen, E. Cindemir, F. Öktem, Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency in obese children and adolescents and ıts relationship with insulin resistance. International Journal of Endocrinology , Mart-2013, DOI: 10.1155/2013/631845
8. U. Erenberk, E. Torun, E. Ozkaya, S. Ozkaya, S. Uzuner, AD. Demir, R. Dundaroz. Skin temperature measurement using an infrared thermometer on patients who have been exposed to cold”, Pediatrics International . 55, 767-770 pp., Aralık-2013, DOI: 10.1111/ped.12188,
9. H.Arslan, E.Torun, JCU. Akkan, S.Guler, S.Bayraktar.The evaluation of physiological and biochemical parametres and the autonomic nervous systems of children with breath-holding spells. Neuropediatrics .Aralık-2013, DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1363093
10. E.Torun, E.Cakır, EC. Aktas, AH. Gedik, G. Deniz. Intracellular cytokineand cathelicidin secretion from monocytes and neutrophils in childhood tuberculosis. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal .33: 224-226 pp., Şubat-2014, DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000109
11. N.Goknar, F. Oktem, E.Arı, AD. Demir, E.Torun. Is oxidative stress related to childhood urolithiasis?,Pediatric Neprology .Şubat-2014. DOI: 10.1007/s00467-014-2773-z,
12. E.Cakir, E.Torun, AH. Gedik, T.Umutoglu, EC. Aktas, U. Topuz, G. Deniz,.Cathelicidin and human beta- defensin 2 in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of children with pulmonary tuberculosis. International Journal of Tuberculosis Lung Disease , Ocak-2014, DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.13.0831
13. E. Torun, S. Gökçe, İT. Ozgen, S. Aydın, Y. Cesur. Serum paraoxonase activity and oxidative stress and their relationship with obesity-related metabolic syndrome and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese children and adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism , Mart-2014, DOI: 10.1515/jpem-2013-0337
14. E. Torun, İT. Özgen, S.Gökçe, S. Aydın, Y. Cesur. Thyroid hormone levels in obese children and adolescents with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.Journal of Clinical Research in Pediatric Endocrinology .6:34-39 pp., Mart-2014, DOI: 10.4274/jcrpe.1155.
15. Göknar, F. Oktem, İ.T. Ozgen, E. Torun, M. Kücükkoç, A.D.Demir, Y. Cesur. Determination of Early Urinary Renal Injury Markers in Obese Children.. Pediatric Neprology, Mart-2014, DOI: 10.1007/s00467-014-2829-0
16. E. Torun, S. Aydın, S. Gökçe, İ.T. Özgen, T. Dönmez, Y. Cesur. Carotis intima-media thickness and flow mediated dilation in obese children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease”, The Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology Şubat-2014, DOI: 10.4318/tjg.0871
17. Torun E, Gedik AH, Cakir E, Umutoğlu T, Gok O, Kilic U. Serum paraoxonase 1 activity and oxidative stress in pediatric patients with pulmonary tuberculosis. Medical Principles and Practice July 2014, doı: 10.1159/000363700.
18. Torun E, Kahraman FU, Osmanoglu NK, Kucukkoc M, Donmez T, Orucoglu S, Ozgen IT. Vitamin D- containing supplements for children between 1-3 years of age: Are they essential for bone health? J Pediatr Endoc Met 2014 DOI: 10.1515/jpem-2014-0009.
19. Torun E, Cakir E, Özgüç F, Özgen İT. The effect of obesity degree on childhood pulmonary function tests. Balkan Medical Journal 2014;31:235-8
20. Ozgen IT, Torun E, Ergen A, Cesur Y, Karagedik H, Zeybek Ü, Aksu MŞ, Öktem F. Myeloperoxidase 463 G˃A and superoxide dismutase Ala16Val gene polymorphisms in obese children. The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics, 2014 JUL;27(7-8):667-75
21. Tugrul S, Dogan R, Kocyiğit A, Torun E, Senturk E, Ozturan O. DNA damage and oxidative status in PFAPA syndrome. .Auris Nasus Larynx. 2015 Oct;42(5):406-11. doi:10.1016/j.anl.2015.03.007.
22.Gedik AH, Cakir E, Torun E, Demir AD, Kucukkoc M, Erenberk U, Uzuner S, Nursoy M, Ozkaya E, Aksoy F, Gokce S, Bahali K. Evaluation of 563 children with chronic cough accompanied by a new clinical algorithm. Ital J Pediatr. 2015 Oct 6;41:73. doi: 10.1186/s13052-015-0180-0.
23. Özgen İT, Çakır E, Torun E, Güleş A, Hepokur MN, Cesur Y. Relationship Between Functional Exercise Capacity and Lung Functions in Obese Chidren. J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol. 2015 Sep;7(3):217-21. doi:
10.4274/jcrpe.1990.
24.Torun E, Gedik AH, Cakir E, Umutoglu T, Gok O, Kilic U.Reply Paraoxonase : A Multifuctional Biomolecule. Med Princ Pract. 2015;24(6):586-7.
Kılıç U, Gok O, Erenberk U, Dundaroz MR, Torun E, Kucukkardali Y, Elibol-Can B, Uysal O, Dundar 25. T. A remarkable age- related increase in SIRT1 protein expression against oxidative stress in elderly: SIRT 1 gene variants and longevity in human. Plos One 2015 Mar 18;10(3): e0117954
26. Goknar N, Öktem F, Torun E, Gok O, Demir AD, Kucukkoc M, Kilic U. The role of vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms in Turkish infants with urolithiasis. Ren Fail. 2016;38(4):545-51. doi: 10.3109/0886022X.2016.1148557. Epub 2016 Feb 24
27. Demir AD, Goknar N, Oktem F, Özkaya E, Yazıcı M, Torun E, Vehapoğlu A, Kucukkoc M. Renal tubular function and urinary N-acetyl-β-d-glucosaminidase and kidney injury molecule-1 levels in asthmatic children. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2016 Dec;29(4):626-631. Epub 2016 Jun 7.
28.Ozgen IT, Torun E, Bayraktar- Tanyeri B, Durmaz E, Kılıc E, Cesur Y. The relation of urinary bisphenol A with kisspeptin in girls diagnosed with central precocious puberty and prematüre thelarche. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2016 Mar;29(3): 337 -41
29. Kilic E, Özer ÖF, Erek Toprak A, Erman H, Torun E, Kesgin Ayhan S, Caglar HG, Selek S, Kocyigit A. Oxidative Stress Status in Childhood Obesity: A Potential Risk Predictor. Med Sci Monit. 2016 Oct 13;22:3673-3679. Endeks: SCI
30. Kahraman FU, Torun E, Osmanoğlu NK, Oruçlu S, Özer ÖF. Serum oxidative stress parameters and paraoxonase-1 in children and adolescents exposed to passive smoking. Pediatr Int. 2017 Jan;59(1):68-73. doi: 10.1111/ped.13073
31. Vehapoglu A, Goknar N, Turel O, Torun E, Ozgurhan G. Risk factors for childhood obesity: Do the birth weight, type of delivery, and mother’s overweight have an implication on current weight status? World J Pediatr. 2017 Oct;13(5):457-464. doi: 10.1007/s12519-017-0030-9. Epub 2017 Apr 22
32. Gedik AH, Cakir E, Gokdemir Y, Uyan ZS, Koçyiğit A, Torun E, Karadağ B, Ersu R, Karakoç F. Cathelicidin (LL-37) and human Beta 2- defensin levels of children with post-infectious bronchiolitis obliterans. Clin Respir J. 2017 Mar;11(2):243-247
33. Turel O, Aygun D, Kardas M, Torun E, Hershfield M, Camcıoglu Y.A case of severe combined immunodeficiency caused by adenoseine deaminase deficiency with a new mutation. Pediatr Neonatol. 2018 Feb;59(1):97-99. doi: 10.1016/j.pedneo.2016.10.008.
34. Emel Torun, Feyza Ustabas Kahraman , Ahmet Zaid Goksu, Aysel Vahapoglu,Zeynep Ebru Cakin. Serum catalase, thiol and myeloperoxidase levels in children passively exposed to cigarette smoke. Torun et al. Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2019 May 9;45(1):59
35. Büşra Kepenek-Varol, Zeynep Hoşbay, Selçuk Varol , Emel Torun. Assessment of motor development using the Alberta Infant Motor Scale in full-term infants. The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2020; 62: 94-102
37.Ustabas Kahraman F, Çakır FB, Buhur Pirimoglu M, Torun E, Ergen HA, Doğan Demir A. Association of Myeloperoxidase Gene Polymorphism with iron deficiency anemia in Turkish children. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2021 Oct 1;43(7): e941-5
38. Kutlu E, Ozgen IT, Bulut H, KoçyiğitA, Ustunova s, Huseyinbas O, Torun E, Cesur Y.Peptides 2023 May, 163: 170976 doı: 10.1016/j.peptides.2023.170976.

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Medical Fields of Interest

Child Nutrition
Monitoring Growth and Development
Childhood Immunization
Childhood Period
Vitamin-Mineral Supplements in Childhood
Breastfeeding and its Benefits in Childhood

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