Our Mission

Supported by Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation and Koç University, KUTTAM-NDAL aims to dissect the mechanisms behind neurodegenerative disorders and rare diseases at large.

  • With a well-designed laboratory infrastructure, a dedicated team, and a rich scientific environment.
  • By facilitating the implication of state-of-the-art technologies through multidisciplinary and international collaborative projects.

Our Vision

Promoting excellence in

  • Neuroscience research to understand the complexity of the nervous system.
  • Translating research findings into new treatments.
  • Training of the next generation neuroscience researchers.

Our Values

With a devoted team

  • Pioneering and leading in neurodegenerative disease research.
  • Professional and sustainable; creative and innovative.
  • International collaborations, partnering in several large consortia.

With the cutting-edge research it conducts on neurodegenerative diseases, KUTTAM-NDAL has become a pioneer in neurosciences in Turkey. The Center is recognized on international level as a reliable research institution in the field of neurodegeneration, motor neuron diseases, and movement disorders. NDAL has filled an important gap in Turkey, with the state-of-the-art training of graduate students, with original research published in high-impact scientific journals, and with the sophisticated and reliable molecular diagnosis service provided in complex neurological diseases.