U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ziya Kirkali
 

 Contact Info

 
Tel: +1 301 594 7718
Email: kirkaliz@mail.nih.gov
 

 Select Experience

 
Professor, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey, 1994-2010

Associate Professor, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey, 1989-1994

M.D., Hacettepe University, Turkey, 1980

Ziya Kirkali, M.D.

Program Director, Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases

Current Responsibilities and Activities

As program director of Urology Clinical Research and Epidemiology, my responsibilities include overseeing studies on dysfunction of the urinary tract.  Such research includes studies on benign prostatic hyperplasia, stones, erectile dysfunction, urologic chronic pelvic pain syndromes, and congenital urologic disorders.

​Research Programs

Diabetic Urologic Disease
The NIDDK Diabetic Urologic Disease program supports basic, translational, and clinical research on the mechanisms and pathophysiology underlying diabetic uropathy and its progression

Urology Bioengineering, Biotechnology, and Imaging
The NIDDK Urology Bioengineering, Biotechnology, and Imaging program promotes the development of new technologies for the diagnosis, monitoring, or treatment of noncancerous urologic disease

Urology Clinical Research and Epidemiology
The NIDDK Urology Clinical Research and Epidemiology program advances clinical studies and epidemiologic research for noncancerous urologic diseases

Committee Membership

Urology Interagency Coordinating Committee, Co-chair​