Journal of Applied Pharmacy

Journal of Applied Pharmacy
Open Access

ISSN: 1920-4159

Mehmet Varol

Mehmet Varol

Mehmet Varol
Faculty of Science, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Mugla Sitki Kocman University, Turkey


He works as a research assistant at Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Science, Mugla Sitki Kocman University, Turkey. At the same time, he studies to attain a doctorate of philosophy at Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Anadolu University, Turkey. On the other hand, he studies to attain a second doctorate of philosophy at Department of Polymer Science and Technology, Faculty of Science, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Turkey. Currently, he focused on researches about metallophtalocyanines-mediated photodynamic therapy and related intracellular mechanisms of their action on adenocarcinoma and keratinocyte cell lines due to detect their possible utilization on cancer and hypertrophic scarring diseases. Additionally, he works with natural compounds to discover and develop their potential as anti-angiogenic, anti-cancer, anti-oxidative drug ingredients.

Research Interest

- Drug design and discovery
- Natural drug sources
- Photodynamic therapy and in vitro photo-biological experiments
- Conductive polymers and medical applications
- Reactive oxygen species and related cellular mechanisms