Inan Olmez

Inan Olmez

Inan Olmez

Assistant Professor, Neurology

olmez.4@osu.edu

(614) 292-5530

400 Wiseman
410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH
43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Cell Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Molecular Neurobiology
  • Cancer Biology

Education

  • MD: Hacettepe University School of Medicine

My laboratory’s focus is to study the physiology of Glioblastoma stem cells (GSCs) in parallel with neural stem cells (NSCs). In particular, we are interested in understanding the origin of GSCs and elucidating the mechanisms for tumor heterogeneity. This eventually will enable us to discover critical therapeutic targets and develop novel targeted therapies.

The other focus of the laboratory is to understand the mechanisms of brain metastasis from lung and breast cancers. In particular, we are looking to elucidate the interaction between cancer cells and neurons, and how this interaction promotes brain metastasis.

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