Mr Muharrem Okan Cakir

Research project: Potential therapeutic effects of natural products in Human Papillomavirus (HPV) related cancers




I received my BSc degree from Genetics and Bioengineering Department, University of Yeditepe, Turkey in 2015 before completing MSc in Drug Design and Biomedical Science, Edinburgh Napier University where I worked on androgen receptor variants in castrate resistant prostate cancer(CRPC). I have been mainly involved in biomedical research in cancer genetics and cancer drug discovery. Since 2019, I am doing my PhD in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology at Kingston University, London.

Areas of research interest

  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) related cancers
  • Cancer Therapeutics
  • Viral Oncology
  • Genome editing


  • BSc in Genetics and Bioengineering, Yeditepe University,Turkey
  • MSc in Drug Design and Biomedical Science, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom

Funding or awards received

  • Best Research Paper Award, Turkish Medical Oncology Congress, 2016


Hyperprogression after immunotherapy: A comprehensive review

Muharrem Okan Cakir, Onder Kirca, Seyda Gunduz, Mustafa Ozdogan; pp 2232-2241, JBUON,2019