Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neur, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicin

Department of Neurology

Derya Karadeniz
Professor Doctor
Cerrahpasa, 34303
+ 90 212 4143163
+ 90 212 6329696
Research Domain
  • Clinical
  • Sleep and Medical Disorders
  • Sleep and Ageing
  • Paediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Neurological Sleep Disorders
Current Announcements

It’s a traning center of Turkish Sleep Medicine Society (TSMS). Sleep Medicine Training for 6 months is given to doctors before entering the TSMS Sleep Medicine Board examination. 10-12 doctors comes here for this purpose per year.

Laboratory description

There are 6 beds.
Fullnight polysomnography and MSLT or MWT when needed is performed for 4 nights per week in 6 beds. All kind of sleep disorders in all age groups are evaluated. The research area is primary sleep disorders and sleep disorders related to neurological, medical and psychiatric disorders. It’s also an outpatient Sleep Disorders clinic. All kinds of sleep disorders are evaluated on three days per week.

Additional Descriptors, Keywords

It’s the first Sleep Disorders Center in Turkey has being working since 1993. There are more than 20.000 registered sleep disorders patients. It’s a reference center in the country.

Key Publications of the Laboratory:
KAYNAK D, Göksan B, Kaynak H, Değirmencioğlu N, Dağlıoğlu S. Is there a link between the severity of sleep-disordered breathing and atherosclerotic disease of the carotid arteries? European Journal of Neurology, 10;487-493, 2003.

KARADENİZ D, Öztürk L, Gözükırmızı E, Kaynak H. The role of mean inspiratory effort on daytime sleepiness. The European Respiratory Journal, 21;688-694, 2003.

Kaynak H, KAYNAK D, Gözükırmızı E, Guilleminault C. The effects of trazodone on sleep in patients treated with stimulant antidepressants. Sleep Medicine, 5; 15-20, 2004.

Kaynak H, KAYNAK D, Öztura I. Does frequency of nocturnal urination reflect the severity of sleep disordered breathing. Journal of Sleep Research, 13 (2);173-176, 2004.

KAYNAK D, Kızıltan G, Kaynak H, Benbir G, Uysal Ö. Sleep and sleepiness in patients with Parkinson’s disease before and after dopaminergic treatment. European Journal of Neurology, 12; 199-207, 2005.

Oztura I, KAYNAK D, Kaynak H. Nocturia in sleep disordered breathing. Sleep Medicine, 7(4);362-367, 2006.

Kaynak H, Altıntas A, KAYNAK D, Uyanık O, Saib S, Agaoglu J, Onder G, Siva A,. Fatigue and sleep disturbance in multiple sclorosis. European Journal of Neurology, 13; 1333-1339, 2006.


Title:  PhD MD

Name:  Murat Ozgören

Position:  Professor Doctor

Institution:  Dokuz Eylul University, Biophysics Department

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