Dr Yasemin Alanay, MD, PhD is a Pediatric Geneticist, Professor of Pediatrics at Acibadem University School of Medicine, Istanbul. She studied medicine at Hacettepe University, Ankara, completed her residency in Pediatrics in 2002. Completed Pediatric Genetics Fellowship at Hacettepe Ihsan Dogramaci Childrens Hospital. In 2006, she was mentored by Prof. D Rimoin and Prof. D Krakow as a research fellow at the International Skeletal Dysplasia Registry, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA. She later received her PhD in Genetics in 2009 at Hacettepe University. She has participated and led research in the field of genetic diseases of skeleton and craniofacial malformations. Dr Y Alanay has authored over 95 peer-reviewed scientific publications and book chapters. She is a board member of ESHG and editorial boards of the American Journal of Medical Genetics and Clinical Dysmorphology. Her current practice involves clinical genetics, dysmorphology with a special interest in clinical, molecular, and social aspects of skeletal dysplasias.
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