Dr Muhammed Yüksel acquired his Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees at Ghent University Hospital in Belgium. His PhD in immunology was about the “Validation of a mouse model of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH)” and after the first 1,5 years at Ghent University.

Selected Publications

  • Jassem W, Xystrakis E*, Ghnewa YG*Yuksel M, Pop O, Martinez-Llordella M, Jabri Y, Huang X, Lozano JJ, Quaglia A, Sanchez-Fueyo A, Coussios CC, Rela M, Friend P, Heaton N, Ma Y. Normothermic machine perfusion (NMP) inhibits proinflammatory responses in the liver and promotes regeneration. Hepatology. 2018 Dec 18. doi: 10.1002/hep.30475. (IF=14) * Shared first authorship.
  • Yuksel M*, Xiao X*, Tai N, Manakkat Vijay G, Gülden E, Beland K, Lapierre P, Alvarez F, Hu Z, Colle I, Ma Y and Wen L. The induction of autoimmune hepatitis in HLA-DR4 NOD mice. Clinical Experimental Immunology 2016 July doi: 10.1111/cei.1284 (IF=3.148) * Shared first authorship
  • Yuksel M*, Wang Y*, Tai N, Peng J, Guo J, Beland K, Lapierre P, David C, Alvarez F, Colle I, Yan H, Mieli-Vergani G, Vergani D, Ma Y and Wen L. A novel “humanized mouse” model for autoimmune hepatitis and the association of gut microbiota with liver inflammation. Hepatology 2015 July;62(5):1536-50. (IF:11.055) * Shared first authorship
  • Xystrakis E*Yuksel M*, Lin F, Huang X, Tiberiu PO, Quaglia A, Heaton N, Prachalias A, Rela M, Fuggle S, Ma Y and Jassem W. Impact of donation mode on the proportion and function of T lymphocytes in the liver. PLOS One 2015 Oct 29;10(10):e0139791. doi: 10.1371 (IF:3.234) * Shared first authorship
  • Liberal R, Grant C, Yuksel M, Graham J, Kalbasi A, Ma Y, Heneghan M, Diego Vergani, Vergani GM, Vergani D, Longhi MS. Treg conditioning endows activated Teff with suppressor function in autoimmune hepatitis/autoimmune sclerosing cholangitis. Hepatology 2017 (IF:11.71)
  •  Halim LRomano MMcGregor RCorrea IPavlidis PGrageda NHoong SJYuksel MJassem WHannen RFOng MMckinney OHayee BKaragiannis SNPowell NLechler RINova-Lamperti ELombardi G. An Atlas of Human Regulatory T Helper-like Cells Reveals Features of Th2-like Tregs that Support a Tumorigenic Environment. Cell Rep.2017 Jul 18;20(3):757-770.
  • Triantafyllou E, Pop OT, Possamai LA, Wilhelm A, Liaskou E, Singanayagam A, Bernsmeier C, Khamri W, Petts G, Dargue R, Davies SP, Tickle J,Yuksel M, Patel VC, Abeles RD, Stamataki Z, Curbishley SM, Ma Y, Wilson ID, Coen M, Woollard KJ, Quaglia A, Wendon J, Thursz MR, Adams DH, Weston CJ, Antoniades CG. MerTK expressing hepatic macrophages promote the resolution of inflammation in acute liver  Gut 2017 Apr 27; doi: 10.1136 (IF:14.97)
  • Wang Y, Hu C, Chao C, Yuksel M, Colle I, Flavell RA, Ma Y, Yan H and Wen L. Role of IRAK-M in alcohol induced liver injury. PLOS One 2013; 8(2): e57085 (IF:3.534)
  • Yuksel M, Laukens D, Heindryckx F, Van Vlierberghe H, Geerts A, Wong FS, Wen L and Colle I. Hepatitis mouse models: from acute-to-chronic autoimmune hepatitis (review). International Journal of Experimental Pathology 2014; 95: 309-320 (IF:2.052)