Studies in Eken lab focus on understanding the biology of Th17 cells, ILC3, and Treg cells  during homeostasis and autoimmune states. We utilize cell culture (of human cells) as well as mouse models of Multiple Sclerosis (EAE), Crohn's and colitis.

Our newest articles:

ILC3 deficiency and generalized ILC abnormalities in DOCK8-deficient patients

Eken A, Cansever M, Okus FZ, Erdem S, Nain E, Azizoglu ZB, Haliloglu Y, Karakukcu M, Ozcan A, Devecioglu O, Aksu G, Arikan Ayyildiz Z, Topal E, Karakoc Aydiner E, Kiykim A, Metin A, Cipe F, Kaya A, Artac H, Reisli I, Guner SN, Uygun V, Karasu G, Dönmez Altuntas H, Canatan H, Oukka M, Ozen A, Chatila TA, Keles S, Baris S, Unal E, Patiroglu T. Allergy. 2019 Oct 9. doi: 10.1111/all.14081. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31596517


Fingolimod Alters Tissue Distribution and Cytokine Production of Human and Murine Innate Lymphoid Cells

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Front. Immunol., 13 February 2019 |


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