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OMU Faculty of Medicine Succesfully Performed 100th Stem Cell Transplantation
13 September 2021, Monday - 17:17
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The celebration of 100th Stem Cell Transplantion of Adult Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center was held by the Ondokuz Mayıs University (OMU) Health Application and Research Center.

Rector Prof. Dr. Yavuz Ünal, Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Recep Sancak, Secretary General Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Gençcelep, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Prof. Dr. Cengiz Çokluk, Prof. Dr. Türker Yardan,Chief Physician of the Faculty of Medicine, Deputy Chief Physician Assoc. Prof. Davut Güven, academicians, hospital managers and staff attended the ceremony held at the training hall of the Oncology Hospital.

“ABM and Stem Cell Transplant Center is on the way of becoming one of the most important centers in Turkey”

Speaking at the ceremony after watching the video introducing the center, Rector Prof. Dr. Yavuz Ünal expressed his thanks to the hospital staff for organizing such a nice event. He also emphasized that the center is on the way of becoming one of the most remarkable centers in Turkey with its the 100th Stem Cell Transplantation.

In his speech, Rector Ünal made an overall evaluation about the university and pointed out that research centers play a vital role in contributing to the growth of universities. Rector Ünal said: “If you face a security-related problem, especially regarding health problems in the world we live in; If there is an area that provides you confidence, your life becomes easier. Ondokuz Mayıs University, in particular the Faculty of Medicine, is like a security blanket for the region. In this sense, each of you, from the dean to the nurse, has an important contribution.”

“We have been continously striving to be among the top 10 among 207 universities”

Referring to the fact that it is possible to be happier when the goals set are achieved together, Prof. Dr. Ünal explained that success is a pleasure. Rector Ünal said that they are hopeful about the future as OMU and they have been continously striving to be among the top 10 among 207 universities.

“We think that OMU is the flagship of the region”

Rector Ünal said that they think OMU is the flagship of the region and research centers are the brain of the university. He also emphasized that the universities produce strategic knowledge and provide strategic education with this knowledge.

At the ceremony, Head of Hematology Department Prof. Dr. Mehmet Turgut, Assoc. Prof. Engin Kelkitli who is in charge of Adult Stem Cell Transplantation also gave a speech.

At the end of the ceremony, Rector Ünal presented a gift to Assoc. Prof. Engin Kelkitli on behalf of the center.

Last Update: 13 September 2021, Monday - 17:17
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