Prof. Dr. Duran CANATAN MD

Pediatrist/ Hematologist/ Geneticist
  • Education :
    1967: Kaman-Karkınyenice Primary School
    1970:Antakya Atatürk Secondary School
    1973 :Antakya High School
    1979: Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
  • Adress :
    Antalya, Türkiye

Professional Affiliations

1979-1980 : Ministry of Youth and Sports (Institution Doctorate)

1980-1984 : Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine, Child Health and Diseases

1984-1985 :Dz.K.Foça Base Infirmary (Military Service)

1985-1990 :Elbistan State Hospital (Mandatory service)

1990-1994 : Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Child Health and Diseases

1994 -2001 : Antalya State Hospital, Thalassemia and Blood Center Manager

2001-2006 : Süleyman Demirel University Hospital Blood Center Md.

2002-2004 : Süleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine Dean Assist.

2001-2010 : Süleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine, Head of Pediatric Hematology 

2000-2005 : National Hemoglobinopathy Council, Chairman of the Executive Board

2005-2013 : Founding President of Thalassemia Federation

2000-2013 : World Thalassemia Federation. Turkey Scientific Coordinator

2002-2004 : Turkish Society of Hematology, Hemoglobin Subcommittee President

1996-2008 : Turkish Blood Centers and Transfusion Association Board Member

2005-2010 : Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Turkish Red Crescent Society

2005-2010 : Azerbaijan – Haydar Aliyev Foundation Scientific Advisor

2018-2020 : Turkish Institute of Health Sciences TACASE Scientific Committee Member

2019-2020 : Ministry of Health, General Directorate of Public Health Science Board Member

Editorial board and referre in Journals

    1. Acta Biomedica
    2. Endo-Thal
    3. Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy
    4. Hemoglobin
    5. Journal Journal of Anemia 
    6. Journal of Immunopharma 
    7. Journal of Virology
    8. Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis 
    9. Pediatric International
    10. Scientific Reports
    11. Thalassemia reports
    12. The Journal of Coronavirus

    13. Turkish Journal Hematology

Postgraduate Education

1980 : Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Child Health and Diseases

1984 : Child Health and Diseases Specialist

1990 : Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Hematology

1992 :Basel University Children`s Hospital,Molecular Genetics.(6 months)

1993 : Pediatric Hematology Specialist

1993 : Associate Professor of Pediatrics

2001 : Professor of Pediatrics

2011 : Pediatric Genetic Specialist

Current Missions

1996- : Chairman of the Board Mediterranean Blood Diseases Foundation 

2004 – : Chairman of Turkish Blood Foundation Supervisory Board

2008 –: Chairman of the Turkish Blood Centers and Transfusion Association Supervisory Board

2013- :Medical Director of Antalya Genetic Diseases Assessment  Center 

2020-: Antalya Bilim University Faculty Member

2020- : Consultant of Baku NGS Genetics Center

Membership of International Non-Governmental Organizations

  1. Europan Haematology Association
  2. International Society of Blood Transfusion
  3. International Society of Haematology
  4. Thalassemia International Federation
  5. Community Genetics

Membership of Local Non-Governmental Organizations

  1. Mediterranean Blood Diseases Foundation (President)
  2. Mediterranean Blood Diseases Association
  3. Thalassemia Federation (Founding President)
  4. Turkish Society of Hematology
  5. Turkish Pediatric Hematology Association
  6. Turkish Blood Centers and Transfusion Association
  7. Turkish Blood Foundation
  8. Medical Genetics Association
  9. Stem Cell and Cellular Therapies Association
  10. Child Genetics Association