Contact Information

Ege University Medical School
Address: Ege University Medical School
Children’s Hospital
Department of Pediatric Hematology
35100 Bornova IZMIR TURKEY

Tel:    +90 532 6056721

Current research interests

  • To put together clinical features of neutropenia and bone marrow failure syndromes in children in Turkey
  • To register children with neutropenia
  • Treatment of childhood leukemias
  • Treatment of children with congenital neutropenias
  • I manage the Turkish Severe Congenital Neutropenia Registry which try to collect follow up data. 

Clinical Expertise related to EuNet-INNOCHRON

Clinical Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, especially childhood bone marrow failure syndromes and leukemias


Laboratory Epertise related to EuNet-INNOCHRON

  • A biobank is trying to be organized in my institution. 
  • Genetic analyses: Ege University Faculty of Medicine Deaprtment of Medical Genetics
  • Antineutrophil Autoantibodies are screened in only one center in Ankara in Turkey

Recent publications related to Eunet-INNOCHRON

  • Yılmaz Karapınar D, Patıroğlu T, Metin A, et al. Homozygous c.130-131 ins A (pW44X) mutation in the HAX1 gene as the most common cause of congenital neutropenia in Turkey: Report from the Turkish Severe Congenital Neutropenia Registry. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 Oct;66(10):e27923. doi: 10.1002/ pbc. 27923. Epub 2019 Jul 19.
  • Yilmaz Karapinar D, Özdemir HH, Akinci B, et al. Management of a Patient With Congenital Biallelic CSF3R Mutation With GM-CSF. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2018 Nov 28. doi: 10.1097/MPH.000000000000 1359. 
  • Yilmaz Karapinar D, Akinci B, Şahin Yaşar A,et al. Congenital Neutropenia Patient With Hypomorphic Biallelic CSF3R Mutation Responding to GCSF. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2019 Apr;41(3):e190-e192.doi:10.1097/ MPH.0000000000001258.
  • 4. Karapınar TH, Yılmaz Karapinar D, Oymak Y, et al. HAX1 mutation positive children presenting with haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. Br J Haematol. 2017 May;177(4):597-600. doi: 10.1111/bjh.14574. Epub 2017 Feb 7.