Kazim Sahin was graduated from School of Veterinary Medicine, Ankara University in 1990. He is a principal member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences and Diplomate of ECPVS. He is working for Firat University. He organized the First International Congress on Nutrition and Cancer in Antalya, Turkey in May 2008 and Fifth International Congress on Nutrition and Cancer in Elazig, Turkey in September 2012.
His research focuses mainly on vitamin and mineral metabolism, cancer prevention, stress and obesity. He was also the first to report that dietary lycopene intake prevents leiomyoma and renal cancer in the Eker rats and Japanese quail in collaboration with medical researchers at Wayne State University, Detroit, USA. He has approximately 176 original papers in peer-reviewed international journals (Web of Science) and review articles.