Sevcan Bakkaloglu is a Professor of Pediatrics and Head of the Department of Pediatric Nephrology at Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine in Ankara-Turkey. She obtained her medical degree from Gazi University in 1991 with high honour. After completing her pediatric residency at Hacettepe University (1996) and her pediatric nephrology fellowship at Ankara University (1999), she started working as a faculty at Gazi University. She worked as a research fellow in Germany, Heidelberg University-Renal Molecular Laboratory in 2005 and in USA, University of California in Los Angeles-Bone Research Laboratory in 2006-2007 before assuming her current position as a full Professor at Gazi University. She is a member of European Pediatric Dialysis Working Group and Board Member of Dialysis and CKD-MBD Working Groups of European Society for Pediatric Nephrology as well as Vice President of Turkish Pediatric Nephrology Association. Her primary interests are peritoneal dialysis and CKD-MBD.