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1 Name Surname Faculty Department Date of Birth Birth Place Cengiz KIRMAZ Celal Bayar University Medical Faculty Internal Medicine, Division of Allergy & Immunology IZMIR Correspondence Address 7445 sok. No: 1o H-Blok K:6 D:14 Saklibahce Evleri Yenigirne Karsiyaka-Izmir TURKIYE Phone: GSM: +90 (532) University: +90 (236) (277) Educational Information 1996 Ege University, Medical Faculty, IZMIR Specialization of Immunology Ege University, Medical Faculty, IZMIR Specialization of Internal Medicine Ege University, Medical Faculty, IZMIR Student of Medicine Work Experience Asistantship in Internal Medicine, MD. in Ege University, Medical Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine; IZMIR Asistantship in Immunology, MD. in Ege University, Medical Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Allergy; IZMIR Specialist of Immunology in Ege University, Department of Internal Medicine, Divison of Immunology; IZMIR Specialist of Immunology in Celal Bayar University, Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology & Allergy Unit; MANISA Asistant of Professor in Immunology and Chief of Immunology

2 & Allergy Unit, Celal Bayar University, Department of Internal Medicine; MANISA Associate Professor in Immunology and Chief of Immunology & Allergy Unit, Celal Bayar University, Department of Internal Medicine; MANISA Professor in Immunology and Chief of Immunology & Allergy Unit, Celal Bayar University, Department of Internal Medicine; MANISA Foreign Language Computer Operating System Application Program Skills and Abilities English Windows 95/98, Windows 2000, Windows XP Word, Excel, PowerPoint, FrontPage, SPSS, Graphpad, Membership of Association Turkish Society of Fight for Viral Hepatitis Turkish Society of Fight for AIDS Turkish Thoracic Society Turkish Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Turkish Society of Immunology European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Other Information Marital Status Married Personal Traits Social Activities Disciplined, responsible, determined, hard worker Fitness, internet, swimming

3 Selected Publications: 1. Terzioglu E, Sin A, Kokuludag A, Kirmaz C, Erdem N, Sebik F, Kabakci T. Sensitivity to Parietaria pollen in İzmir, Turkey as determined by skin prick test and serum specific IgE values. J Invest Allergol Clin Immunol 1998; 8 (3): Kokuludag A, Terzioglu E, Kirmaz C, Sin A, Sebik F. Serum soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor levels in patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis. J Invest Allergol Clin Immunol 2001; 11(1): Gulbahar O, Sin AZ, Mete N, Kokuludag A, Kirmaz C, Sebik F. Sensitization to cat alergens in non-cat owner patients with respiratory allergy. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2003; 90: Kirmaz C, Terzioglu E, Topalak O, Bayrak B, Yılmaz O, Ersoz G, Sebik F. Serum TGF-β1 levels in patients with cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis B and chronic hepatitis C. Eur Cytokine Netw 2004 Apr-Jun;15(2): Kirmaz C, Ozbilgin K, Yuksel H, Bayrak P, Unlu H, Giray G, Kiliccioglu B. Increased expression of angiogenic markers in patients seasonal with allergic rhinitis. Eur Cytokine Netw 2004; 15 (4): Kirmaz C, Yuksel H, Bayrak P, Yilmaz O. Symptoms of the olive pollen allergy: Do really occur only in pollination season? J Invest Allergol Clin Immunol. In print (April-May-June 2005). 7. Guclu F, Ozmen B, Hekimsoy Z, Kırmaz C. Effects of a statin group drug, pravastatin, on the insulin resistance in patients with metabolic syndrome. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 2004; 58: Kirmaz C, Yuksel H, Mete N, Bayrak P, Baytur YB. Is the menstrual cycle affecting the skin prick test reactivity? Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol Dec;22(4): Kirmaz C, Bayrak P, Yilmaz O, Yuksel H. Effects of glucan treatment on the Th1/Th2 balance in patients with allergic rhinitis: a double-blind placebo-controlled study. Eur Cytokine Netw Jun;16(2): Yuksel H, Yilmaz O, Kirmaz C, Aydogdu S, Kasirga E. Frequency of gastroesophageal reflux disease in nonatopic children with asthma-like airway disease. Respir Med Mar;100(3): Epub 2005 Aug 15.

4 11. Kirmaz C, Aydemir O, Bayrak P, Yuksel H, Ozenturk O, Degirmenci S. Sexual dysfunction in patients with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol Dec;95(6): Ozbilgin MK, Kirmaz C, Yuksel H, Kurtman C, Kaya M. Calcitonin expression of high endothelial venules during lymphocyte migration in human pharyngeal tonsil. Lymphology Dec;39(4): Kirmaz C, Degirmenci PB, Tunali D, Yuksel H. Lower respiratory tract complications during nasal provocation: nonspecific stimulant or specific allergen? Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol Jun;98(6): Yuksel H, Kose C, Yilmaz O, Ozbilgin K, Degirmenci PB, Pinar E, Kirmaz C. Increased expression of tissue vascular endothelial growth factor and foetal liver kinase-1 receptor in seasonal allergic rhinitis and relevance to asthma component. Clin Exp Allergy Aug;37(8): Ozmen B, Kirmaz C, Aydin K, Kafesciler SO, Guclu F, Hekimsoy Z. Influence of the selective oestrogen receptor modulator (raloxifene hydrochloride) on IL-6, TNF-alpha, TGF-beta1 and bone turnover markers in the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Eur Cytokine Netw Sep 7;18(3): Yuksel H, Sogut A, Yilmaz O, Demet M, Ergin D, Kirmaz C. Evaluation of sleep quality and anxiety-depression parameters in asthmatic children and their mothers. Respir Med2007 Dec;101(12): Bayrak P, Kirmaz C, Sekuri C, Yuksel H. Is pulmonary arterial pressure affected by allergic rhinitis with nasal obstruction? Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol Jun- Sep;25(2-3): Guclu F, Ozmen B, Kirmaz C, Kafesciler SO, Degirmenci PB, Taneli F, Hekimsoy Z. Down-regulation of the auto-aggressive processes in patients with hypothyroid Hashimoto's thyroiditis following substitutive treatment with L-thyroxine. Eur Cytokine Netw Mar;20(1): Yuksel H, Kırmaz C, Yilmaz O, Pinar E, Vatansever S, Degirmenci PB, Ozbilgin K. Nasal mucosal expression of nitric oxide synthases in patients with allergic rhinitis and its relation to asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol Jan;100(1):12-6.

5 20. Yüksel H, Yilmaz O, Kirmaz C, Eser E. Validity and reliability of the Turkish translation of the Pediatric Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire. Turk J Pediatr Mar-Apr;51(2): Yuksel H, Yilmaz O, Alkan S, Bayrak Değirmenci P, Kırmaz C. Validity and reliability of Turkish version of rhinitis and mini-rhinitis quality of life questionnaires. Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) Nov-Dec;37(6): Kirmaz C, Ozenturk Kirgiz O, Bayrak P, Yilmaz O, Vatansever S, Ozbilgin K, Onur E, Celik O, Sogut A, Ay G, Yuksel H. Effects of allergen-specific immunotherapy on functions of helper and regulatory T cells in patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis. Eur Cytokine Netw Mar;22(1): Kalpaklioglu AF, Kalkan IK, Akcay A, Reisli I, Can D, Uzuner N, Yuksel H, Kirmaz C, Gulen F, Ediger D. (Un)Awareness of Allergy. WAO Journal 2011 Nov; 4:170-8.

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