Professor of Paediatrics and Neurology
Professor Haluk Topaloglu has held the position of professor of paediatrics and neurology at Hacettepe University School of Medicine in Ankara, Turkey since 1996. After completing his residency in paediatrics at Hacettepe University Children’s Hospital in 1982, he completed a fellowship in child neurology at the University of Calgary Department of Paediatrics in Alberta, Canada in 1985. He then held the Christine Saunders Memorial Fellowship in Neuromuscular Disorders at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School of Hammersmith Hospital, Department of Paediatrics and Neonatal Medicine in London, England, in 1995.
Haluk’s research interests include paediatric neuromuscular disorders, neurogenetics, and developmental aspects in child neurology. He is currently Turkey’s representative to the European Science Foundation’s (ESF) Medical Research Group (EMRC). Haluk has served as the secretary of the World Muscle Society (WMS) since 2002.
Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey