Publications

Drug Design and Discovery:

1.Raafat A. El-Awady, Mohammad H. Semreen, Maha M. Saber, Farhan Cyprian, Varsha Menon, Taleb H. Al-Tel. Modulation of DNA damage response and induction of apoptosis mediates synergism between doxorubicin and a new imidazopyridine derivative in breast and lung cancer cells. DNA repair 2015 (accepted). DOI:10.1016/j.dnarep.2015.10.004

2.El-Awady RA, Herzi F, Al-Tunaiji H, Saleh EM, Abdel-Wahab AH, Al Homssi A, Suhail M, El-Serafi A, Al-Tel T.Epigenetics and miRNA as predictive markers and targets for lung cancer chemotherapy. Cancer Biol Ther. 2015, 16(7): 1056 - 1070

Iron Biology:

1. Hamad M. S. Awadallah. 2013.  Estrogen-dependent changes in serum iron levels as a translator of the adverse effects of estrogen during infection: a conceptual framework.  Medical Hypothesis; 81(6):1130-4.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2013.10.019
2. Hamad M, Kazandji N, Awadallah S, Allam H. 2014.  Prevalence and epidemiological characteristics of vaginal candidiasis in the UAE.  Mycoses. doi: 10.1111/myc.12141.

Environment and Cancer Research:

1. Joensuu EI, Nieminen TT, Lotsari JE, Pavicic W, Abdel-Rahman WM, Peltomäki P. Methyltransferase expression and tumor suppressor gene methylation in sporadic and familial colorectal cancer. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2015 Aug 25. doi: 10.1002/gcc.22289. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26305882.
2 . Taina T Nieminen, Marie-Françoise O'Donohue, Yunpeng Wu, Hannes Lohi, Stephen W Scherer, Andrew D Paterson, Pekka Ellonen, Wael M Abdel-Rahman, Satu Valo, Jukka-Pekka Mecklin, Heikki J Järvinen, Pierre-Emmanuel Gleizes, Päivi Peltomäki.  Germline Mutation of RPS20, Encoding a Ribosomal Protein, Causes Predisposition to Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Carcinoma Without DNA Mismatch Repair Deficiency. Gastroenterology 2014 Sep;147(3):595-598.e5.

Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders:

1.Awadallah S, Manar F Atoum, Nisreen A Nimer, and Suleiman A Saleh. Ischemia modified albumin: an oxidative stress marker in b-thalassemia major. Clin Chim Acta 2012; 413:907-910.

2.Awadallah S. Protein antioxidants in thalassemia. Advances in Clin Chem 2013;60:85-128

UAE Diabetes and Cardiovascular Research:

1. Nabil Sulaiman, Salah El Badawi, ,Salah Abusnana, Amal Hussein1, Abdulrazzaq Madani, Fathiya Al Awadi, Maysoon Mirgani, Mahmoud Fikri, Paul Zimmet, Jonathan Shaw. A Novel Approach to Systematic Random Sampling in Population Surveys: Lessons from the UAE National Diabetes Study (UAEDIAB), Journal of Diabetes 2015 (Accepted on 17/09/ 2014, ID: JDB-2014-384)  

2.Nabil Sulaiman, Elaine Hadj, Amal Hussein, Doris Young. Peer-supported Diabetes Prevention Program for Turkish and Arabic Speaking Communities in Australia. ISRN Family Medicine, 2013, (ID 735359) 6 pages.

Wound Healing & Oral Diagnosis Research Group:

1. Wael Talaat, Natheer Al Rawi, Sausan Al Kawas. The Effect of Immunosuppression Agents on Stem and Endothelial Cells' Proliferation in Vitro. Journal of International Dental and Medical Research, accepted 13th of November 2015.
2. Wael Talaat, Mohamed Gheniem, Mohamed El Sholkamy. Single-needle arthrocentesis (Shepard cannula) vs double-needle arthrocentesis for treating disc displacement without reduction, CRANIO: The Journal of Craniomandibular and Sleep Practice, accepted 8th   October 2015.

Dental Biomaterials:

1.Gopinath VK, Rahman B, Awad MA. Assessment of gingival health among school children in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Eur J Dent. 2015 In Press

2.El-Damanhoury H, Gaintantzopoulou M. Effect of Thermocycling, Degree of Conversion, and Cavity Configuration on the Bonding Effectiveness of All-in-One Adhesives. Oper Dent. 2015 Mars 6.

Nutrition and Food Research:

1. Tareq M. Osaili, Anas A. Al-Nabulsi, Ziad Jaradat, Reyad R. Shaker, Dalia Al-Omari (2015). Survival and growth of Salmonella spp., Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Staphylococcus aureus in eggplant salad dip during storage. International Journal of Food Microbiology. (Accepted).

2. Al-Trad B, Faris, M.A.I.E, Al-Smadi M, Bashir H, Mansi M, Al-Hazimi A. (2015) Cardiac Autonomic Dysfunction in Young Obese Males is not Associated with Disturbances in Pituitary-Thyroid Axis Hormones. European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences (ISI, 2013/2014 Impact Factor: 0.988. (In Press)

Health Promotion in the UAE:

1. Nabeel S. Al-Yateem., Bani issa W., & Rachel Rossiter. (2015). Childhood Stress In Healthcare Settings: Awareness And Suggested Interventions. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Early Online: 1–18. DOI: 10.3109/01460862.2015.1035465.

2. Bani-issa, W., El deirawi, K., & Al tawil, H. (2015). Perspectives on the attitudes of healthcare providers toward diabetes at community based settings in the United Arab Emirates. Journal of Diabetes Mellitus. 5, 1-11​