Sultan Siebel Erdem

Sultan Sibel Erdem received the B.S. degree in chemical education from Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2001 and the Ph.D. degree in biorganic chemistry from Louisiana State University, in 2009. She was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, Center for Systems Biology, and the Wellman Center for Photomedicine. She is currently an Assistant Professor with the International School of Medicine, Istanbul Medipol University. Her research interests are combination therapies, synthesis and targeted delivery of photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy of cancer, and other diseases.

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JTEHM, Articles, Published Articles
Guiding Empiric Treatment for Serious Bacterial Infections via Point of Care B-Lactamase Characterization
For suspected serious bacterial infection in infants, ampicillin administration is a standard treatment (left panel). However, patients with a β-lactamase positive infection may be resistant to this treatment. As delays in effective treatment are correlated with poor patient outcome, rapid... Read more