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Dr. Fatm yurt | Biomaterials Award | Best Researcher Award

Lecturer/Researcher at Ege University, Turkey

Dr. Fatma Yurt is a distinguished scholar and researcher in the field of nuclear sciences, with a career marked by significant academic and professional achievements. She completed her doctorate at Ege University in Turkey, specializing in the Nuclear Applications Department, where her research focused on the radiolabeling of benzodiazepine (diazepam) and cyclopyrrolone (zopiclone) pharmaceuticals with I-131. Her doctoral thesis was supervised by Perihan Ünak and completed in 1994. Dr. Yurt also holds a Master’s degree in Nuclear Technology from Ege University, completed in 1990, where she investigated the absorption of uranium from dilute aqueous solutions onto inorganic adsorbents under the guidance of Mehmet Sağlam. Additionally, she earned her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the Faculty of Science at Ege University in 1987. Professionally, Dr. Yurt has held several key positions at Ege University, including serving as Program Chair since January 2021 and as Director of the Nuclear Sciences Institute from September 2016 to January 2022. She has been a Professor at the Nuclear Sciences Department since 2007.

Professional Profiles:

📚 Education:

Dr. Fatma Yurt pursued her education at Ege University in Turkey, focusing on nuclear sciences and chemistry. From January 1994 to January 1998, she completed her doctorate in Nuclear Applications at the Nuclear Sciences Institute of Ege University. Her doctoral thesis, titled “Benzodiazepin (Diazepam) ve Cyclopyrrolone (Zopiclone) Grubu Farmasötiklerin I-131 ile işaretlenmesi,” under the supervision of Perihan Ünak, explored the labeling of benzodiazepine (diazepam) and cyclopyrrolone (zopiclone) pharmaceutical groups with I-131. Prior to her doctorate, Dr. Yurt obtained her master’s degree from the same institution, studying at the Nuclear Technology Department of the Nuclear Sciences Institute from January 1986 to January 1990. Her master’s thesis, “Uranyum Seyreltik Sulu Çözeltilerden İnorganik Adsorbanlar Üzerinde Absorbsiyonun İncelenmesi,” was advised by Mehmet Sağlam and focused on examining the absorption of uranium from diluted aqueous solutions on inorganic adsorbents. Before her postgraduate studies, Dr. Yurt completed her undergraduate education at the Faculty of Science in the Chemistry Department of Ege University, earning her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from September 1982 to February 1987. Additionally, she undertook other studies at Ege University from February 1983 to February 1987.

Professional Experience:

Dr. Fatma Yurt has held several esteemed positions throughout her career at Ege University. Since April 1, 2021, she has been serving as a full-time Professor (Prof. Dr.) at Ege University, where she also holds the administrative role of Program Chair. Additionally, from January 1, 2021, she has been serving in a similar capacity, emphasizing her leadership in program management. From September 1, 2016, to January 1, 2022, Dr. Yurt was a full-time Professor at the Nuclear Sciences Institute of Ege University, where she also served as the Director. Dr. Yurt’s long-term dedication to Ege University is evident from her continuous service since December 26, 2007, as a full-time Professor in the Nuclear Applications Department of the Nuclear Sciences Institute. Her role in this department highlights her expertise in nuclear applications and her commitment to advancing research and education in this field. Furthermore, since January 1, 2007, Dr. Yurt has been a full-time Professor at Ege University in various capacities. This includes a notable seven-year period from January 1, 2007, to January 1, 2014, during which she served in significant roles within the university. There seems to be a typographical error regarding a date in the provided content (“January 1, 1900”), which should likely be disregarded.


Dr. Fatma Yurt has been recognized with several prestigious awards throughout her career, highlighting her contributions and excellence in her field.

National Awards:

In 2023, Dr. Yurt received the Doctorclub Awards 2023 – Turkey’s Health Awards for the Medical Industry Awards – R&D/Innovation Application of the Year Award 2023, presented by Ege University, Turkey, on December 29, 2023. Additionally, she was honored with the Ege University, Graduate Programs, Science Fields, Academic of the Year Award 2023, awarded by Ege University, Turkey, on October 16, 2023. In recognition of her prolific work in scientific research, Dr. Yurt was awarded the Ege University Women in Science Award 2021 for being the scientist with the most BAP (Scientific Research Projects) projects of the year, on February 11, 2021. She also received the same accolade in 2020, awarded on February 11, 2020.

International Awards:

Dr. Yurt’s work has also gained international recognition. She was honored with the Cover Publication, Women in Porphyrin Sciences, awarded by Ege University (not registered in the system), Singapore, on May 6, 2019. In 2018, she received an award for An Agent Used in Dual Fluorescent/Nuclear Imaging of Pancreatic Cancer at the 3rd Istanbul International Inventions Fair (not registered in the system), Turkey, on October 27, 2018. Furthermore, her work was featured as a Cover Publication, published on the journal cover by Ege University (not registered in the system), UK, on June 11, 2018. These awards underscore Dr. Yurt’s remarkable achievements and her significant impact on scientific research and innovation.


📚Publications :

Photodynamic therapy potential of cobalt phthalocyanine in triple-negative breast cancer
Authors: Doğan, Ş., Ince, M., Sogutlu, F., Özel, D., Yurt, F.
Journal: Polyhedron, 2023, Vol. 245, Article 116617
Citations: 3

Investigation of X-ray shielding effect of coated textile materials
Authors: Yozgatli, E.P., Taskopru, C., Yurt, F.
Journal: Progress in Nuclear Energy, 2023, Vol. 165, Article 104899
Citations: 0

Dosimetric analysis of stereotactic radiosurgery planning techniques in different treatment devices in trigeminal nerve irradiation
Authors: Uzun, A., Sengul, A., Yurt, F.
Journal: Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 2023, Vol. 212, Article 111161
Citations: 0

Antimicrobial activity enhancement of PVA/chitosan films with the additive of CZTS quantum dots
Authors: Ceylan, S., Küçükosman, R., Yurt, F., Demir, D., Ocakoglu, K.
Journal: Polymer Bulletin, 2023, Vol. 80(10), pp. 11273–11293
Citations: 7

Synthesis and Optimization of the Docetaxel-Loaded and Durvalumab-Targeted Human Serum Albumin Nanoparticles, In Vitro Characterization on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells
Authors: Yurt, F., Özel, D., Tunçel, A., Gokbayrak, O., Aktas, S.
Journal: ACS Omega, 2023, Vol. 8(29), pp. 26287–26300
Citations: 2

The influence of central metal in phthalocyanine for photodynamic therapy of glioblastoma
Authors: Oral, A.T., Yüzer, A.C., Özel, D., Ince, M., Yurt, F.
Journal: Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 2023, Vol. 27(6), pp. 845–851
Citations: 1

Chemo-Photothermal Combination Therapy of HER-2 Overexpressing Breast Cancer Cells with Dual-Ordered Mesoporous Carbon@Silica Nanocomposite
Authors: Tunçel, A., Yurt, F.
Journal: Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 2023, Vol. 195(3), pp. 1904–1927
Citations: 5

Development of antimicrobial nanocomposite scaffolds via loading CZTSe quantum dots for wound dressing applications
Authors: Ceylan, S., Sert, B., Yurt, F., Demir, D., Ocakoglu, K.
Journal: Biomedical Materials (Bristol), 2022, Vol. 17(6), Article 065011
Citations: 1

Antibiotic loaded electrospun poly(lactic acid) nanofiber mats for drug delivery system
Authors: Can Suner, S., Yildirim, Y., Yurt, F., Oral, A., Ozturk, I.
Journal: Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 2022, Vol. 71, Article 103263
Citations: 13

Investigation of in vitro biological activities of hollow mesoporous carbon nanoparticles bearing D-NMAPPD on human lung adenocarcinoma cells
Authors: Ugur, N., Harputlu, E., Sezer, C.V., Kutlu, H.M., Ocakoglu, K.
Journal: Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 2022, Vol. 67, Article 102778
Citations: 1



Fatm yurt | Biomaterials Award | Best Researcher Award

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