Deniz is a pharmacist having graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy, Marmara University. She continued her education with Clinical Pharmacy and Master of Pharmaceutical Technology at Istanbul University. During her education and subsequent research careers she has carried out several pharmaceutical research projects, mainly on iontophoretic drug delivery, biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics. Her experience resulted in numbers of publications including book chapter, articles, abstracts, international oral and poster presentations. She is currently a PhD candidate in the Faculté de Pharmacie of the University of Montreal under the direction of Professor Ducharme.