Editorial Board

Editor in Chief

Feyza Darendeliler
İstanbul University İstanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, İstanbul, Turkey
E-mail: feyzad@istanbul.edu.tr
ORCID-ID: orcid.org/0000-0003-4786-0780

Dr. Darendeliler is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of İstanbul, İstanbul Faculty of Medicine since 1996. She was trained in Pediatric Endocrinology in İstanbul Faculty of Medicine and studied as a research fellow in Middlesex Hospital, London, UK with Prof Charles Brook.

Since 2007, she is the Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology Unit in Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. Prof. Darendeliler is the president of the Turkish Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Society since 2014 and was in the executive committee of the Society between 2011 and 2014. Prof. Darendeliler has acted as Vice Dean of Istanbul Faculty of Medicine responsible from education and training.

Among her contributions to ESPE, Prof. Darendeliler has been a Council Member, editor of the ESPE Newsletter, chair of the Accreditation and Syllabus Committee and member in the Sabbatical leave program. She acted as the secretary of the Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Working Group for 6 years. She has worked in the steering Committee in International DSD Working Group. She has also worked in the Consensus meetings, namely, Safety of Growth Hormone (ESPE, PES, GRS) and recently participated in PCOS Guidelines (ESPE, PES).

Prof. Darendeliler has collaborated in several international and national multicenter studies. Her main interests are growth, growth hormone therapy, pubertal and gonadal disorders and DSD.

She has received the Outstanding Clinician Award from ESPE in 2017.

Associate Editors

Abdullah Bereket
Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, İstanbul, Turkey
E-mail: abdullahbereket@gmail.com
ORCID-ID: orcid.org/0000-0002-6584-9043

Abdullah Bereket has graduated from Ankara University, Medical School in 1986. After finishing pediatric residency in 1991, he completed his subspecialty training in Pediatric Endocrinology at State University of New York in 1991-1996. He then worked as Assistant Professor at Hacettepe Medical School of Ankara in 1997-1999. In 1999, he founded Pediatric Endocrinology division at Marmara University in Istanbul and is the chief of the subspecialty program since then. He was elected as president of Turkish Pediatric Endocrinology Society between 2003-2005. He served as European Socity for Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) Summer School Steeering Committee member (2012-2016). He is in the editorial board of several international journals. His research interests encompass a spectrum of endocrinologic disorders including precocious puberty, obesity, vitamin D, and insulin-like growth factors. Dr Bereket authored more than 140 peer-reviewed articles in international journals.


Damla Gökşen
Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, İzmir, Turkey
E-mail: damla.goksen@ege.edu.tr
ORCID-ID: orcid.org/0000-0001-6108-0591

Damla Gökşen Şimşek is Professor of Pediatrics in Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Department at Ege University Faculty of Medicine. Her scientific interests mainly relate to type 1 diabetes treatment and technologies, monogenic diabetes, metabolic bone disease, puberty and growth disorders. Dr. Gökşen has been working on rare genetic causes of monogenic diabetes in Turkish population.

Dr Gökşen graduated from Ege University Medical School. She completed her residency in Pediatrics and her fellowship in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes in Ege University Faculty of Medicine. In 2004, she worked in Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Department in Yale University for 3 months to develop her skills in Type 1 diabetes.


Korcan Demir
Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, İzmir, Turkey
E-mail: korcandemir@gmail.com
ORCID-ID: orcid.org/0000-0002-8334-2422

Dr. Demir obtained the degree of Medical Doctor at the Hacettepe University (Ankara) in 2001. He studied Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology at Dokuz Eylül University (İzmir), where currently he works as Associate Professor of Pediatrics. He has served on numerous committees in Turkish Society for Endocrinology and Diabetes and was the Secretary General of the Society between 2014-2017. He is the coordinator of Advanced Basic Science Course in Pediatric Endocrinology since 2016. His clinical and research focus is on thyroid diseases, rickets, rare genetic endocrine diseases, and web-based medical tools (www.childmetrics.org).


Samim Özen
Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, İzmir, Turkey
E-mail: samim.ozen@ege.edu.tr
ORCID-ID: orcid.org/0000-0001-7037-2713

Samim Özen is Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at Ege University Faculty of Medicine . His scientific interests mainly relate to disorders of sex development, lipodystrophies, type 1 diabetes and genetics of endocrine disorders. He served as a member of the board of the Turkish Endocrinology and Diabetes Association between 2014 and 2020.


Serap Turan
Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, İstanbul, Turkey
E-mail: serap.turan@marmara.edu.tr
ORCID-ID: orcid.org/0000-0002-5172-5402

Dr Turan is Professor of Paediatrics (subspecialty in paediatric endocrinology), Department of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Her main research areas are on metabolic bone diseases and GNAS-related diseases. Dr Turan has more than 100 PubMed publications with focus on paediatric endocrinology, metabolic bone diseases, genetics, epigenetics of PHP-related disorders. More recently, Dr. Turan has been working on rare genetic causes of osteogenesis imperfecta in Turkish population and factors affecting their treatment responses. Other than low bone mass diseases, high bone mass disorders are the other research areas of Dr Turan. Dr Turan has performed basic researches in bone development and now focusing more on translational researches. Her H factor is 22.

Dr Turan graduated from Hacettepe University Medical School (English division) in 1995. She completed her residency in Pediatrics in 2000 and her master degree in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes in 2004 at Marmara University Faculty of Medicine. In 2007, she received fellowships from Fulbright and The Scientific and Technology Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) to work as a research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University in Endocrine Unit. In 2009, she returned as visiting scientist to Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University in Endocrine Unit for 1 year with the support of European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology Sabbatical leave Program. Dr Turan is the member of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and also performed administrative responsibilities as Program Organizing Committee Member at European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and member of Bone Working Group of the Society. Dr Turan participated COST action on imprinting disorders as a management committee member in pseudohypoparathyroidism.

Editorial Advisor

Olcay Neyzi
Emeritus Professor, İstanbul, Turkey
E-mail: oneyzi@superonline.com
ORCID-ID: orcid.org/0000-0003-4786-0780

Dr. Olcay Neyzi is an emeritus Professor of Pediatrics/Administrator. She has served as the Head of Department of Pediatrics (1979-1994) and of the Institute of Child Health (1982-1994) of Istanbul University. She has been an active member (1970 to 1994) and President (1980-1983) of the European Society of Pediatric Education. Dr. Neyzi was the the first President of the Society of Pediatric Endocrinology and Auxology in Turkey. She has served as president or board member in several national and international societies related to child health. Her academic work and publications are focused in the fields of Growth, Pediaric Endocrinology and Social Pediatrics. She is the author/co-author of publications in several international medical journals.

Editorial Board

Ali Kemal Topaloğlu
Çukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Adana, Turkey
Angel Ferrandez Longas
Children’s Hospital Miguel Servet, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Zaragoza, Spain
Aysun Bideci
Gazi University Faculty of Medicine,Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Ankara, Turkey
Fima Lifshitz
Pediatric Sunshine Academics, Inc., Santa Barbara, USA
Hüseyin Onay
Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Genetics, İzmir, Turkey
İlknur Arslanoğlu
Düzce University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Düzce, Turkey
Khalid Hussain
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, London, United Kingdom
Merih Berberoğlu
Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Ankara, Turkey
Mitchell Geffner
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Los Angeles, USA
Neslihan Güngör
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Louisiana, USA
Nurgün Kandemir
Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Ankara, Turkey
Oktay Özdemir (Statistical Consultant)
Yorum Consultancy Limited Company, İstanbul, Turkey
Ömer Tarım
Uludağ University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Bursa, Turkey
Pietro Galassetti
University of California, Pediatric Exercise and Genomics Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, California, USA
Robert Rapaport
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, New York, USA
Sandra L. Blethen
Emeritus Professor, Belmont, CA, USA
Thomas Allen Wilson
Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, New York, USA
Wayne Cutfield
University of Auckland, Liggins Institute, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Auckland, New Zealand

English Language Editor

Jeremy Jones
Kocaeli, Turkey

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