Dr. İhsan Solaroğlu received his MD degree from Osmangazi University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Neurosurgery at Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital. Working as a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Neurological Sciences at Loma Linda University with Professor John H. Zhang., Dr. Solaroğlu specialized in the areas of neurovascular system and neurooncology.

Dr. Solaroğlu’s research focuses on the neuroprotective effect of hematopoietic growth factors. He is currently conducting research on the role of pericytes in the functioning of blood-brain barrier and stroke. In addition, his lab investigates the pathways involved in proliferation, migration and invasion of glioma cells. Dr. Solaroğlu is also a faculty member at Loma Linda University.


Featured Publications

Neurotrophin-3 Provides Neuroprotection via TrkC Receptor Dependent pErk5 Activation in a Rat Surgical Brain Injury Model. Akyol O, Sherchan P, Yilmaz G, Reis C, Ho W, Wang Y, Huang L, Solaroglu I, Zhang JH. Exp Neurol, in press.

IVIG activates FcγRIIB-SHIP1-PIP3 Pathway to stabilize mast cells and suppress inflammation after ICH in mice. Akyol GY, Manaenko A, Akyol O, Solaroglu I, Ho WM, Ding Y, Flores J, Zhang JH, Tang J. Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 14;7(1):15583.

The Role of Pericytes in Neurovascular Unit: Emphasis on Stroke. Oztop-Cakmak O, Solaroglu I, Gursoy-Ozdemir Y. Curr Drug Targets. 2017;18(12):1386-1391.

DICER governs characteristics of glioma stem cells and the resulting tumors in xenograft mouse models of glioblastoma. Mansouri S, Singh S, Alamsahebpour A, Burrell K, Li M, Karabork M, Ekinci C, Koch E, Solaroglu I, Chang JT, Wouters B, Aldape K, Zadeh G. Oncotarget. 2016 Aug 30;7(35):56431-56446.