Dr. Ufuk Çakatay is a tenured professor of medical biochemistry and a senior scientist at Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, in Istanbul, Turkey. His research interests include the optimization of various bioanalytical methods to measure the levels of redox status biomarkers in aging tissues as well as anti-aging interventions, establishment experimental animal models for aging studies and redoxtasis in age-related disorders.
He has a long-standing interest in oxidative protein damage and proteostasis biomarkers. In addition, Professor Çakatay has a deep interest in mentoring medical students and fostering their research career. Professor Çakatay has authored more than 100 publications in several leading journals, which include research papers, book chapters, editorials and invited reviews on free radical biology, aging, diabetes, redox signaling and senotherapeutics.He has served as a guest editor, referee or member of the editorial board for more than 50 journals. He has received various prestigious awards such as the top reviewer award from Elsevier Science Publishing and previously served as a committee member in Istanbul University’s Committee on Animal Research and Ethics.