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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Pelin Cengiz, MD, earned her medical degree from Marmara University School of Medicine in Istanbul, Turkey and completed her residency at Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport.


Pediatric Critical Care

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American Family Children's Hospital
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Fellowship Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Residency Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, LA
Medical School Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey, 1996

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PubMed Articles
Cikla U Chanana V Kintner DB Covert L Dewall T Waldman A Rowley P Cengiz P Ferrazzano P . Suppression of microglia activation after hypoxia-ischemia results in age-dependent improvements in neurologic injury. J Neuroimmunol. 2016 Feb 15;291:18-27
[PubMed ID: 26857490]
Cikla U Chanana V Kintner DB Udho E Eickhoff J Sun W Marquez S Covert L Otles A Shapiro RA Ferrazzano P Vemuganti R Levine JE Cengiz P . ERĪ± Signaling Is Required for TrkB-Mediated Hippocampal Neuroprotection in Female Neonatal Mice after Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy(1,2,3). eNeuro. 2016 Jan-Feb;3(1)
[PubMed ID: 26839918]
Cengiz P Zemlan F Eickhoff JC Ellenbogen R Zimmerman JJ . Increased cerebrospinal fluid cleaved tau protein (C-tau) levels suggest axonal damage in pediatric patients with brain tumors. Childs Nerv Syst. 2015 Aug;31(8):1313-9
[PubMed ID: 25899850]
Li S Papale LA Kintner DB Sabat G Barrett-Wilt GA Cengiz P Alisch RS . Hippocampal increase of 5-hmC in the glucocorticoid receptor gene following acute stress. Behav Brain Res. 2015 Jun 1;286:236-240
[PubMed ID: 25746451]
Cengiz P Kintner DB Chanana V Yuan H Akture E Kendigelen P Begum G Fidan E Uluc K Ferrazzano P Sun D . Sustained Na+/H+ exchanger activation promotes gliotransmitter release from reactive hippocampal astrocytes following oxygen-glucose deprivation. PLoS One. 2014;9(1):e84294
[PubMed ID: 24392123]
Ferrazzano P Chanana V Uluc K Fidan E Akture E Kintner DB Cengiz P Sun D . Age-dependent microglial activation in immature brains after hypoxia- ischemia. CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets. 2013 May 1;12(3):338-49
[PubMed ID: 23469850]
Uluc K Kendigelen P Fidan E Zhang L Chanana V Kintner D Akture E Song C Ye K Sun D Ferrazzano P Cengiz P . TrkB receptor agonist 7, 8 dihydroxyflavone triggers profound gender- dependent neuroprotection in mice after perinatal hypoxia and ischemia. CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets. 2013 May 1;12(3):360-70
[PubMed ID: 23469848]
Cengiz P Kleman N Uluc K Kendigelen P Hagemann T Akture E Messing A Ferrazzano P Sun D . Inhibition of Na+/H+ exchanger isoform 1 is neuroprotective in neonatal hypoxic ischemic brain injury. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2011 May 15;14(10):1803-13
[PubMed ID: 20712402]
Cengiz P Uluc K Kendigelen P Akture E Hutchinson E Song C Zhang L Lee J Budoff GE Meyerand E Sun D Ferrazzano P . Chronic neurological deficits in mice after perinatal hypoxia and ischemia correlate with hemispheric tissue loss and white matter injury detected by MRI. Dev Neurosci. 2011;33(3-4):270-9
[PubMed ID: 21701150]