Macit Ilkit

University of Çukurova, Adana

Macit Ilkit, MD PhD, is a Professor of Medical Microbiology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Çukurova, Adana, Turkey and serves as a director of the Division of Medical Mycology since 1996. He graduated from the same faculty and obtained his PhD in 1995.

His research focuses on (1) epidemiology of dermatophytic fungi with the objective of defining their virulence attributes and strategies to improve diagnosis, and (2) the ecological characteristics of melanized fungi, and their correlation with clinical manifestations in order to improve therapeutic modalities.

He is a founding member of the Society of Medical Mycology in Turkey. He also teaches Medical Mycology nationally and internationally on many graduate/postgraduate programs.

Currently, he serves as an Editor in Mycopathologia and Mycoses. He is also in the editorial board of Medical Mycology.

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