Projects

2017 -

Comprehensive Experimental Assessment of Previously Unknown Effects of Botulinum Toxin on Muscle Function, Principal investigator (TUBITAK Research Fund, grant no: 116S393)

2013 - 2016

Assessment of mechanics of spastic muscle with intraoperative experiments: developing novel approaches to show that limited joint motion is caused by an integral abnormal functioning of the muscle-connective tissue system, Principal investigator (TUBITAK Research Fund, grant no:113S293)

2013 - 2016

Investigation of the effects of Botox on muscular mechanics at the level of a whole muscle compartment using finite element analyses, Principal investigator (Bogaziçi University Research Fund, grant no: 7505)

2011 - 2014

Analysis of human muscular mechanics in vivo using magnetic resonance imaging, Principal investigator (TUBITAK Research Fund, grant no: 111E804)

2011 - 2015

Assessment of the effects of botox on mechanics of the target muscle and non-targteted muscles of an entire muscle compartment in experimental conditions close to in vivo, Principal investigator (Bogaziçi University Research Fund, grant no: 6372)

2009 - 2012

Testing of spastic human knee flexor muscles intraoperatively: asssessment of muscle mechanics and the acute effects of remedial surgery, Principal investigator (Bogaziçi University Research Fund, grant no: 09HX101D)

2009 - 2011

Assessment of the effects of botox used in the treatment of pathologies causing limited joint range of motion on muscular mechanics, Principal investigator (TUBITAK Research Fund, grant no: 108M431)

2006 - 2009

Assessment of the biomechanical effects of hamstring tendon graft harvesting for ACL reconstruction on muscle force, Principal investigator (TUBITAK Research Fund, grant no: 105S483)

2004 - 2008

Investigation of physiology of muscle with experimental methods, Co-principal investigator (Bogaziçi University Research Fund, grant no: 04S101), Principal Investigator: Ata Akin

2004 - 2009

Investigation of the acute effects of aponeurotomy using finite element modeling, Principal investigator (Bogaziçi University Research Fund, grant no: 04HX102)