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AID-expressing germinal center B cells cluster normally within lymph node follicles in the absence of FDC-M1+ CD35+ follicular dendritic cells but dissipate prematurely

Boulianne, B., Le, M. X., Ward, L. A., Meng, L., Haddad, D., Li, C., Martin, A. & Gommerman, J. L., 1 Nov 2013, In : Journal of Immunology. 191, 9, p. 4521-4530 10 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

An antibiotic formulary for a tertiary care foot clinic: Admission avoidance using intramuscular antibiotics for borderline foot infections in people with diabetes

Gooday, C., Hallam, C., Sieber, C., Mtariswa, L., Turner, J., Schelenz, S., Murchison, R., Messenger, G., Morrow, D., Hutchinson, R., Williams, H. & Dhatariya, K., 1 May 2013, In : Diabetic Medicine. 30, 5, p. 581-589 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

An obesity agent based model: A new decision support system for the obesity epidemic

KH H Bourisly, A., 1 Jan 2013, AsiaSim 2013 - 13th International Conference on Systems Simulation, Proceedings. p. 37-48 12 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 402).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Avoiding honest feedback: Discordance between formal evaluations and candid assessments of Kuwaiti PBL students

Qadan, L., Al Ozairi, E., Ayed, A. & Huang, G., 1 Jun 2013, In : Medical Teacher. 35, 6, p. 459-464 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Body Composition Assessment from Birth to Two Years of Age: IAEA Human Health Series No. 22

Davidsson, L. (ed.) & Slater, C. (ed.), 2013, Body Composition Assessment from Birth to Two Years of Age: IAEA Human Health Series No. 22. Vienna, Austria

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Cardiovascular risk and atherosclerosis prevention

Frohlich, J. & AlSarraf, A., 1 Jan 2013, In : Cardiovascular Pathology. 22, 1, p. 16-18 3 p.

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39 Citations (Scopus)
31 Citations (Scopus)

Clinicopathological study of 25 cases of diverticular disease of the appendix: Experience from Farwaniya hospital

Al-Brahim, N., Al-Kandari, I., Munahai, M. & Sharma, P., 4 Nov 2013, In : Pathology Research International. 2013, 404308.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Dapagliflozin for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Abdulghani, M. & Defronzo, R. A., 1 Aug 2013, In : Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy. 14, 12, p. 1695-1703 9 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Directed differentiation of umbilical cord blood stem cells into cortical GABAergic neurons

Mohamed Ali Yaseen, H., Bayatti, N., Lindsay, S., Dashti, A. A. & Al-Mulla, F., 9 Jul 2013, In : Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis. 73, 2, p. 250-259 10 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution of human papillomavirus among women with abnormal cervical cytology in Kuwait

Al-Awadhi, R., Chehadeh, W., Jaragh, M., Al-Shaheen, A., Sharma, P. & Kapila, K., 1 Feb 2013, In : Diagnostic Cytopathology. 41, 2, p. 107-114 8 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

DNAJB3/HSP-40 Cochaperone Is Downregulated in Obese Humans and Is Restored by Physical Exercise

Abubaker, J., Tiss, A., Abu-Farha, M., Al-Ghimlas, F., Al khairi, I., Baturcam, E., Cherian, P., Elkum, N., Hammad, M., John, J., Kavalakatt, S., Khadir, A., Warsame, S., Dermime, S., Behbehani, K. & Dehbi, M., 24 Jul 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 7, e69217.

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31 Citations (Scopus)

DNAJB3/HSP-40 cochaperone role in obesity

Jehad, A., Abu-Farha, M., Al-Ghimlas, F., Alkhairi, I., Cherian, P., Elkum, N., John, J., Kavalakatt, S., Khadir, A. & Tiss, A., 2013, DIABETOLOGIA. Vol. 56. p. S314-S315

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

DNA methylation of the filaggrin gene adds to the risk of eczema associated with loss-of-function variants

H M Ziyab, A., Karmaus, W., Holloway, J. W., Zhang, H., Ewart, S. & Arshad, S. H., 1 Mar 2013, In : Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 27, 3

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33 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic Changes in Oct4 Expression in Parallel With Human Islet Dedifferentiation / Redifferentiation in vitro

Aldibbiat, A. M., White, GM., Alturaifi, H., Marshall, H. & Shaw, J. A. M., 2013.

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Epidemiologic methods of assessing asthma and wheezing episodes in longitudinal studies: Measures of change and stability

Soto-Ramírez, N., H M Ziyab, A., Karmaus, W., Zhang, H., Kurukulaaratchy, R. J., Ewart, S. & Arshad, S. H., 31 Aug 2013, In : Journal of Epidemiology. 23, 6, p. 399-410 12 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Epigenetic mechanisms and models in the origins of asthma

Karmaus, W., H M Ziyab, A., Everson, T. & Holloway, J. W., 1 Feb 2013, In : Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 13, 1, p. 63-69 7 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Epigenomics and allergic disease

Lockett, G. A., Patil, V. K., Soto-Ramírez, N., H M Ziyab, A., Holloway, J. W. & Karmaus, W., 1 Dec 2013, In : Epigenomics. 5, 6, p. 685-699 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

14 Citations (Scopus)

Exercise in a healthy heart program: A cohort study

Meikle, J., AlSarraf, A., Li, M., Grierson, K. & Frohlich, J., 1 Jan 2013, In : Clinical Medicine Insights: Cardiology. 7, p. 145-151 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Genetic Substructure of Kuwaiti Population Reveals Migration History

Alsmadi, O., Thareja, G., Alkayal, F., Rajagopalan, R., John, S. E., Hebbar, P., Behbehani, K. & Thanaraj, A. T., 16 Sep 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 9, e74913.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic tests obtainable through pharmacies: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Patrinos, G. P., Baker, D. J., Al-Mulla, F., Vasiliou, V. & Cooper, D. N., 1 Jan 2013, In : Human Genomics. 7, 1, 17.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

GM-CSF produced by nonhematopoietic cells is required for early epithelial cell proliferation and repair of injured colonic mucosa

Egea, L., Christopher, S. M., Lakhdari, O., Minev, I., Shenouda, S. & Kagnoff, M. F., 15 Feb 2013, In : Journal of Immunology. 190, 4, p. 1702-1713 12 p.

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41 Citations (Scopus)

Hedgehog signaling regulates MyoD expression and activity

Voronova, A., Coyne, E., Al Madhoun, A., Fair, J. V., Bosiljcic, N., St-Louis, C., Li, G., Thurig, S., Wallace, V. A., Wiper-Bergeron, N. & Skerjanc, I. S., 8 Feb 2013, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288, 6, p. 4389-4404 16 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)

Identification and functional characterization of three NoLS (nucleolar localisation signals) mutations of the CDC73 Gene

Pazienza, V., La Torre, A., Baorda, F., Alfarano, M., Chetta, M., Muscarella, L. A., Battista, C., Copetti, M., Kotzot, D., Kapelari, K., Mahmoud Yousef Alabdulrazzaq, D., Perlman, K., Sochett, E., Cole, D. E. C., Pellegrini, F., Canaff, L., Hendy, G. N., D'Agruma, L., Zelante, L., Carella, M. & 2 others, Scillitani, A. & Guarnieri, V., 5 Dec 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 12, e82292.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

IL-33 is reduced in obesity: Its association with inflammation and metabolic abnormalities.

Hasan, A., Al-Ghimlas, F., Alhubail, A., Warsame, S., Ahmad, R., Bennakhi, A., Al-Arouj, M., Behbehani, K., Dehbi, M. & Dermime, S., 2013.

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Immunocytochemical detection of raf kinase inhibitor protein and human papillomavirus profiling of normal and abnormal cervical thinprep samples

Al-Awadhi, R., Husain, S., Chehadeh, W., Al-Jassar, W., Kapila, K. & Al-Mulla, F., 1 Jan 2013, In : Acta Cytologica. 57, 3, p. 259-265 7 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of the penalty points system on severe road traffic injuries in Kuwait.

Akhtar, S. & H M Ziyab, A., 1 Jan 2013, In : Traffic Injury Prevention. 14, 7, p. 743-748 6 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Inflammatory cytokines and the risk of cardiovascular complications in type 2 diabetes

Mahmoud, F. & Al Ozairi, E., 1 Jan 2013, In : Disease Markers. 35, 4, p. 235-241 7 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of pediatric disease severity on parental report of children admitted in a tertiary care center PICU

Naeem, M., Alshahrani, A., Omair, A. & Sindhu, S., 1 May 2013, In : Anaesthesia, Pain and Intensive Care. 17, 2, p. 141-144 4 p.

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Insulin vs GLP-1 analogues in poorly controlled type 2 diabetic subjects on oral therapy: Ameta-analysis

Abdulghani, M., Williams, K., Kanat, M., Altuntas, Y. & DeFronzo, R. A., 1 Mar 2013, In : Journal of Endocrinological Investigation. 36, 3, p. 168-173 6 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Interaction of Osteopontin with IL-18 in Obese Individuals: Implications for Insulin Resistance

Ahmad, R., Al-Mass, A., Al-Ghawas, D., Alam-Eldin, N., Zghoul, N., Melhem, M., Hasan, A., Al-Ghimlas, F., Dermime, S. & Behbehani, K., 13 May 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 5, e63944.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Interactive effect of STAT6 and IL13 gene polymorphisms on eczema status: Results from a longitudinal and a cross-sectional study

H M Ziyab, A., Davies, G. A., Ewart, S., Hopkin, J. M., Schauberger, E. M., Wills-Karp, M., Holloway, J. W., Arshad, S. H., Zhang, H. & Karmaus, W., 2 Jul 2013, In : BMC Medical Genetics. 14, 1, 67.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo actions of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors: Glycemic control, insulin sensitivity, and insulin secretion

Eldor, R., DeFronzo, R. A. & Abdulghani, M., 1 Aug 2013, In : Diabetes care. 36, SUPPL.2

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43 Citations (Scopus)

Low prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus among patients with high levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol

Juren, A. J., Sarwal, G., AlSarraf, A., Vrablik, M., Chan, D., Humphries, K. H. & Frohlich, J. J., 1 May 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 7, 3, p. 194-198 5 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Major histocompatibility complex class II deficiency in Kuwait: Clinical manifestations, immunological findings and molecular profile

Al-Herz, W., Alsmadi, O., Melhem, M., Recher, M., Frugoni, F. & Notarangelo, L. D., 1 Apr 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Immunology. 33, 3, p. 513-519 7 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolic effects of bariatric surgery in patients with moderate obesity and type 2 diabetes: Analysis of a randomized control trial comparing surgery with intensive medical treatment

Kashyap, S. R., Bhatt, D. L., Wolski, K., Watanabe, R. M., Abdulghani, M., Abood, B., Pothier, C. E., Brethauer, S., Nissen, S., Gupta, M., Kirwan, J. P. & Schauer, P. R., 28 Oct 2013, In : Diabetes care. 36, 8, p. 2175-2182 8 p.

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Morbid obesity resulting from inactivation of the ciliary protein CEP19 in humans and mice

Shalata, A., Ramirez, M. C., Desnick, R. J., Priedigkeit, N., Buettner, C., Lindtner, C., Mahroum, M., Abdulghani, M., Dong, F., Arar, N., Camacho-Vanegas, O., Zhang, R., Camacho, S. C., Chen, Y., Ibdah, M., Defronzo, R., Gillespie, V., Kelley, K., Dynlacht, B. D., Kim, S. & 3 others, Glucksman, M. J., Borochowitz, Z. U. & Martignetti, J. A., 5 Dec 2013, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 93, 6, p. 1061-1071 11 p.

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38 Citations (Scopus)

Mutation Patterns at codons rt204 and rt180 of the HBV Polymerase Gene Associated with Lamivudine Resistance: case series

Mahmoud Kamkar, M., Ahmad, S., AlNakib, W., Hasan, F., AlMufti, S., Asker, H. & Farhan, S., 13 May 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Case Reports. 176, 3

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Neural correlates of diacritics in Arabic: An fMRI study

KH H Bourisly, A., Haynes, C., Bourisly, N. & Mody, M., 1 Jan 2013, In : Journal of Neurolinguistics. 26, 1, p. 195-206 12 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Novel hypothesis to explain why SGLT2 inhibitors inhibit only 30-50% of filtered glucose load in humans

Abdulghani, M., DeFronzo, R. A. & Norton, L., 1 Oct 2013, In : Diabetes. 62, 10, p. 3324-3328 5 p.

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125 Citations (Scopus)

Obesity index that better predict metabolic syndrome: Body mass index, waist circumference, waist hip ratio, or waist height ratio

Bener, A., Yousafzai, M. T., Darwish, S., Al-Hamaq, A. O. A. A., Nasralla, E. A. & Abdulghani, M., 23 Sep 2013, In : Journal of Obesity. 2013, 269038.

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83 Citations (Scopus)

Perception of oral and maxillofacial surgery by medical and dental health care professionals in Kuwait

Haron, I. M., Sabti, M. Y., Andersson, L. & Sharma, P., 1 Jan 2013, In : Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology. 25, 1, p. 5-11 7 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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38 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence and correlation of human papilloma virus and its types with prognostic markers in patients with invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast in Kuwait

Francis, I. M., Al-Ayadhy, B., Al-Awadhi, S., Kapila, K. & Al-Mulla, F., 1 Jan 2013, In : Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal. 13, 4, p. 527-533 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Proteomics Analysis of Human Obesity Reveals the Epigenetic Factor HDAC4 as a Potential Target for Obesity

Abu-Farha, M., Tiss, A., Abubaker, J., Khadir, A., Al-Ghimlas, F., Al khairi, I., Baturcam, E., Cherian, P., Elkum, N., Hammad, M., John, J., Kavalakatt, S., Warsame, S., Behbehani, K., Dermime, S. & Dehbi, M., 24 Sep 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 9, e75342.

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50 Citations (Scopus)

Proteomics approaches towards early detection and diagnosis of cancer.

Khadir, A. & Tiss, A., 2013, In : Journal of Carcinogenesis & Mutagenesis. S14, 002, p. 002 9 p., 8.

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Raf kinase inhibitor protein expression combined with peritoneal involvement and lymphovascular invasion predicts prognosis in Dukes' B colorectal cancer patients

Doyle, B., Hagan, S., Al-Mulla, F., Scott, L., Harden, S., Paul, J., Mulcahy, H., Murray, G. I., Sheahan, K., O'Sullivan, J. & Kolch, W., 1 Feb 2013, In : Histopathology. 62, 3, p. 505-510 6 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced FHIT Expression Is Associated with Mismatch Repair Deficient and High CpG Island Methylator Phenotype Colorectal Cancer

Al-Temaimi, R. A., Jacob, S., Al-Ali, W., Thomas, D. A. & Al-Mulla, F., 1 Jun 2013, In : Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry. 61, 9, p. 627-638 12 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)