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2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Role of TLRs and IL-6 in the outcome of chronic hepatitis C treatment in Tunisian population

Sghaier, I., Mouelhi, L., Ghazoueni, E., Brochot, E., Almawi, W. Y. & Yacoubi-Loueslati, B., 2017, In : Cytokine. 99, p. 297-304 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual function and quality of life in patients affected by deep infiltrating endometriosis: Current evidence and future perspectives

Vitale, S. G., La Rosa, V. L., Vitagliano, A., Noventa, M., Laganà, F. M., Ardizzone, A., Rapisarda, A. M. C., Terzic, M. M., Terzic, S. & Laganà, A. S., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Disorders. 9, 4, p. 270-274 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endometriosis
Quality of Life
Dyspareunia
Dysmenorrhea
Defecation
13 Citations (Scopus)

TANTIGEN: a comprehensive database of tumor T cell antigens

Olsen, L. R., Tongchusak, S., Lin, H., Reinherz, E. L., Brusic, V. & Zhang, G. L., Mar 9 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Viral Tumor Antigens
Neoplasm Antigens
Databases
T-Lymphocytes
Peptides
6 Citations (Scopus)

The investigation of the origin of Southern Tunisians using HLA genes

Hajjej, A., Almawi, W. Y., Hattab, L., El-Gaaied, A. & Hmida, S., 2017, In : Journal of Human Genetics. 62, 3, p. 419 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Vascular endothelial growth factor single nucleotide polymorphisms and haplotypes in pre-eclampsia: A case-control study

Gannoun, M. B. A., Al-Madhi, S. A., Zitouni, H., Raguema, N., Meddeb, S., Ali, F. H. B., Mahjoub, T. & Almawi, W. Y., 2017, In : Cytokine. 97, p. 175-180 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016
5 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of VEGFA variants and changes in VEGF levels underscores the contribution of VEGF to polycystic ovary syndrome

Almawi, W. Y., Gammoh, E., Malalla, Z. H. & Al-Madhi, S. A., 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 11, p. e0165636

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

A roadmap for offering MOOC from an LMIC institution

Abidi, S. H., Pasha, A., Moran, G. & Ali, S., Jul 20 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Learning, Media and Technology. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

income
Pakistan
Costs
costs
experience
2 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges of offering a MOOC from an LMIC

Pasha, A., Abidi, S. H. & Ali, S., 2016, In : International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. 17, 6, p. 221-228 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

income
open access
learning
Pakistan
shortage
8 Citations (Scopus)

Common variants in the sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) gene influence SHBG levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Abu-Hijleh, T. M., Gammoh, E., Al-Busaidi, A. S., Malalla, Z. H., Madan, S., Mahmood, N. & Almawi, W. Y., 2016, In : Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 68, 1, p. 66-74 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Cutting edge: IgE plays an active role in tumor immunosurveillance in mice

Nigro, E. A., Brini, A. T., Yenagi, V. A., Ferreira, L. M., Achatz-Straussberger, G., Ambrosi, A., Sanvito, F., Soprana, E., Van Anken, E., Achatz, G., Siccardi, A. G. & Vangelista, L., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Immunology. 197, 7, p. 2583-2588 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunologic Monitoring
Immunoglobulin E
Neoplasms
Genetic Crosses
T-Lymphocytes
3 Citations (Scopus)

Distinct association of VEGF-A polymorphisms with laryngeal and nasopharyngeal cancer

Makni, L., Stayoussef, M., Ghazouani, E., Mezlini, A. & Almawi, W. Y., 2016, In : Meta Gene. 10, p. 90-94 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distribution of HLA DRB1 and DQB1 alleles and DRB1-DQB1 haplotypes among Bahraini women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Messadi, A., Malalla, Z. H., Al-Madhi, S. A., Al-Jalahma, J. A. & Almawi, W. Y., 2016, In : Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 117, p. 76-80 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy for black lipid membranes fused with channel protein supported on solid-state nanopore

Khan, M. S., Dosoky, N. S., Berdiev, B. K. & Williams, J. D., Aug 1 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : European Biophysics Journal. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanopores
Dielectric Spectroscopy
Membrane Lipids
Paintings
Proteins
6 Citations (Scopus)

FGF1 and FGF2 mutations in preeclampsia and related features

Marwa, B. A. G., Raguema, N., Zitouni, H., Feten, H. B. A., Olfa, K., Elfeleh, R., Almawi, W. & Mahjoub, T., 2016, In : Placenta. 43, p. 81-85 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
Kazakhstan
Hepacivirus
Liver Cirrhosis
Antiviral Agents
Transplants
110 Citations (Scopus)

Food authentication: Techniques, trends & emerging approaches

Danezis, G. P., Tsagkaris, A. S., Camin, F., Brusic, V. & Georgiou, C. A., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : TrAC - Trends in Analytical Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Authentication
food
analytical method
Geographical distribution
informatics
3 Citations (Scopus)

HLA DRB1/DQB1 alleles and DRB1-DQB1 haplotypes and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis in Tunisians: a population-based case--control study

Lagha, A., Messadi, A., Boussaidi, S., Kochbati, S., Tazeghdenti, A., Ghazouani, E., Almawi, WY. & Yacoubi-Loueslati, B., 2016, In : HLA. 88, 3, p. 100-109 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of the transcripts associated with spontaneous HCV clearance in individuals co-infected with HIV and HCV

Chen, Y., Shen, C., Guha, D., Ding, M., Kulich, S., Ashimkhanova, A., Rinaldo, C., Seaberg, E., Margolick, J. B., Stosor, V., Martínez-Maza, O. & Gupta, P., Nov 1 2016, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 16, 1, p. 693 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Levels of CD 40L and other inflammatory biomarkers in obese and non-obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Sarray, S. & Almawi, W. Y., 2016, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 76, 4, p. 285-291 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

MicroRNA expression pattern in pre-eclampsia

Jairajpuri, D. S. & Almawi, W. Y., 2016, In : Molecular Medicine Reports. 13, 3, p. 2351-2358 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Placental growth factor and vascular endothelial growth factor serum levels in Tunisian Arab women with suspected preeclampsia

Gannoun, M. B. A., Bourrelly, S., Raguema, N., Zitouni, H., Nouvellon, E., Maleh, W., Chemili, A. B., Elfeleh, R., Almawi, W. & Mahjoub, T., 2016, In : Cytokine. 79, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of antinuclear antibodies in healthy Lebanese subjects, 2008--2015: a cross-sectional study involving 10,814 subjects

Racoubian, E., Zubaid, R. M., Shareef, M. A. & Almawi, W. Y., 2016, In : Rheumatology International. 36, 9, p. 1231-1236 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for children's blood lead levels in metal mining and smelting communities in Armenia: A cross-sectional study

Grigoryan, R., Petrosyan, V., Melkom Melkomian, D., Khachadourian, V., McCartor, A. & Crape, B., Sep 7 2016, In : BMC Public Health. 16, 1, 945.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Armenia
Cross-Sectional Studies
Metals
Poisons
Caregivers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors of postoperative complications after radical cystectomy with continent or conduit urinary diversion in Armenia

Tsaturyan, A., Petrosyan, V., Crape, B., Sahakyan, Y. & Abrahamyan, L., Dec 1 2016, In : SpringerPlus. 5, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., 134.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Armenia
Urinary Diversion
Cystectomy
Hospital Mortality
Myocardial Ischemia
6 Citations (Scopus)

Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor and a low carbohydrate diet affect gluconeogenesis and glycogen content differently in the kidney and the liver of non-diabetic mice

Atageldiyeva, K., Fujita, Y., Yanagimachi, T., Mizumoto, K., Takeda, Y., Honjo, J., Takiyama, Y., Abiko, A., Makino, Y. & Haneda, M., Jun 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 6, e0157672.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sodium-Glucose Transport Proteins
Carbohydrate-Restricted Diet
low carbohydrate diet
Gluconeogenesis
gluconeogenesis
1 Citation (Scopus)

The high-molecular weight multimer form of adiponectin is a useful marker of polycystic ovary syndrome in Bahraini Arab women

Al-Awadi, A. M., Sarray, S., Arekat, M. R., Saleh, L. R., Mahmood, N. & Almawi, W. Y., 2016, In : Clinical Nutrition ESPEN. 13, p. e33-e38

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

ZFAT gene variant association with multiple sclerosis in the Arabian Gulf population: A genetic basis for gender-associated susceptibility

Bourguiba-Hachemi, S., Ashkanani, T. K., Kadhem, F. J., Almawi, W. Y., Alroughani, R. & Fathallah, M. D., 2016, In : Molecular Medicine Reports. 14, 4, p. 3543-3550 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

A computational method for identification of vaccine targets from protein regions of conserved human leukocyte antigen binding

Olsen, L. R., Simon, C., Kudahl, U. J., Bagger, F. O., Winther, O., Reinherz, E. L., Zhang, G. L. & Brusic, V., Dec 9 2015, In : BMC Medical Genomics. 8, 4, 566.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HLA Antigens
Vaccines
T-Lymphocytes
Peptides
Proteins

Advances in computational immunology

Pappalardo, F., Brusic, V., Pennisi, M. & Zhang, G., 2015, In : Journal of Immunology Research. 2015, 170920.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunological Models
Allergy and Immunology
Computational Biology
1 Citation (Scopus)

A hypomorphic Cbx3 allele causes prenatal growth restriction and perinatal energy homeostasis defects

Aydin, E., Kloos, D-P., Gay, E., Jonker, W., Hu, L., Bullwinkel, J., Brown, J. P., Manukyan, M., Giera, M., Singh, P. B. & Fundele, R., Jun 2015, In : Journal of Biosciences. 40, 2, p. 325-38 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prenatal development
homeostasis
Homeostasis
Brown Adipose Tissue
brown adipose tissue
11 Citations (Scopus)

An adaptive genetic algorithm for selection of blood-based biomarkers for prediction of Alzheimer's disease progression

Vandewater, L., Brusic, V., Wilson, W., Macaulay, L. & Zhang, P., Dec 9 2015, In : BMC Bioinformatics. 16, 18, S1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adaptive Genetic Algorithm
Alzheimer's Disease
Biomarkers
Adaptive algorithms
Progression
5 Citations (Scopus)

Association of common eNOS/NOS3 polymorphisms with preeclampsia in Tunisian Arabs

Gannoun, M. B. A., Zitouni, H., Raguema, N., Maleh, W., Gris, J-C., Almawi, W. & Mahjoub, T., 2015, In : Gene. 569, 2, p. 303-307 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
Neutralizing Antibodies
Hepacivirus
Epitopes
B-Lymphocyte Epitopes
Flaviviridae
21 Citations (Scopus)

Biomarkers and signaling pathways of colorectal cancer stem cells

Abetov, D., Mustapova, Z., Saliev, T. & Bulanin, D., Mar 1 2015, In : Tumor Biology. 36, 3, p. 1339-1353 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplastic Stem Cells
Colorectal Neoplasms
Biomarkers
Neoplasms
Gene Expression Regulation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Contribution of reduced interleukin-10 levels to the pathogenesis of osteomyelitis in children with sickle cell disease

Sarray, S. & Almawi, W. Y., 2015, In : Clin. Vaccine Immunol.. 22, 9, p. 1020-1024 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

C-reactive protein gene variants associated with recurrent pregnancy loss independent of CRP serum levels: a case-control study

Ahmed, S. K., Mahmood, N., Malalla, Z. H., Alsobyani, F. M., Al-Kiyumi, I. S. & Almawi, W. Y., 2015, In : Gene. 569, 1, p. 136-140 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

DENND1A gene variants in Bahraini Arab women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Gammoh, E., Arekat, M. R., Saldhana, F. L., Madan, S., Ebrahim, B. H. & Almawi, W. Y., 2015, In : Gene. 560, 1, p. 30-33 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Epidermal growth factor receptor immunohistochemistry: New opportunities in metastatic colorectal cancer

Hutchinson, R. A., Adams, R. A., McArt, D. G., Salto-Tellez, M., Jasani, B. & Hamilton, P. W., Jul 7 2015, In : Journal of Translational Medicine. 13, 1, 217.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor
Colorectal Neoplasms
Immunohistochemistry
Molecular Targeted Therapy
Precision Medicine

Extracorporeal removal of LDL in the treatment of familial hypercholesterolemia

Gaipov, A., Abseitova, S. & Maliykh, D., 2015, In : Journal of Clinical Medicine of Kazakhstan. 2, 36, p. 15-22 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)

HLA class I and class II alleles and haplotypes confirm the Berber Origin of the Present Day Tunisian Population

Hajjej, A., Almawi, W. Y., Hattab, L., El-Gaaied, A. & Hmida, S., 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 8, p. e0136909

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

How Pakistan's media spreads the message about reproductive and sexual health

Abidi, S. H., Raees, M. & Ali, S., Mar 16 2015, In : BMJ (Online). 350, h1309.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mass Media
Pakistan
Reproductive Health
Health Promotion
15 Citations (Scopus)

IL-10 gene promoter and intron polymorphisms as genetic biomarkers of cervical cancer susceptibility among Tunisians

Zidi, S., Gazouani, E., Stayoussef, M., Mezlini, A., Ahmed, S. K., Yacoubi-Loueslati, B. & Almawi, W. Y., 2015, In : Cytokine. 76, 2, p. 343-347 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of updated HER2 testing guidelines in breast cancer - Re-evaluation of HERA trial fluorescence in situ hybridization data

Stoss, O. C., Scheel, A., Nagelmeier, I., Schildhaus, H. U., Henkel, T., Viale, G., Jasani, B., Untch, M. & Rüschoff, J., Dec 1 2015, In : Modern Pathology. 28, 12, p. 1528-1534 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

erbB-2 Genes
Gene Dosage
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization
Guidelines
Breast Neoplasms
11 Citations (Scopus)

Interleukin-1$, interleukin1-Ra, interleukin-10, and tumor necrosis factor-$ polymorphisms in Tunisian patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Lagha, A., Zidi, S., Stayoussef, M., Gazouani, E., Kochkar, R., Kochbati, S., Almawi, WY. & Yacoubi-Loueslati, B., 2015, In : Pathologie Biologie. 63, 4-5, p. 179-184 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Leutinizing hormone/choriogonadotropin receptor and follicle stimulating hormone receptor gene variants in polycystic ovary syndrome

Almawi, W. Y., Hubail, B., Arekat, D. Z., Al-Farsi, S. M., Al-Kindi, S. K., Arekat, M. R., Mahmood, N. & Madan, S., 2015, In : Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. 32, 4, p. 607-614 8 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Management of super-refractory status epilepticus with isoflurane and hypothermia

Zhumadilov, A., Gilman, C. P. & Viderman, D., 2015, In : Frontiers in Neurology. 6, JAN, 286.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Status Epilepticus
Isoflurane
Hypothermia
Anesthesia
Anesthetics
3 Citations (Scopus)

New models for prediction of micronuclei formation in nuclear medicine department workers

Terzic, S., Milovanovic, A., Dotlic, J., Rakic, B. & Terzic, M., Jul 25 2015, In : Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology. 10, 1, 25.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nuclear medicine
Nuclear Medicine
Health
medicine
Radiation
17 Citations (Scopus)

Novel Small Molecule Inhibitors of Cancer Stem Cell Signaling Pathways

Abetov, D., Mustapova, Z., Saliev, T., Bulanin, D., Batyrbekov, K. & Gilman, C. P., Dec 1 2015, In : Stem Cell Reviews and Reports. 11, 6, p. 909-918 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplastic Stem Cells
Carcinogenesis
Stem Cells
Neoplasms
Wnt Signaling Pathway
15 Citations (Scopus)

Phospho-4e-BP1 and eIF4E overexpression synergistically drives disease progression in clinically confined clear cell renal cell carcinoma

Campbell, L., Jasani, B., Griffiths, D. F. R. & Gumbleton, M., 2015, In : American Journal of Cancer Research. 5, 9, p. 2838-2848 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Renal Cell Carcinoma
Disease Progression
Biomarkers
Neoplasms
Therapeutics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Predictive value of atrial electromechanical delay on long-term cardiovascular outcomes in hemodialysis patients

Turkmen, K., Demirtas, L., Topal, E., Gaipov, A., Kocyigit, I., Orscelik, O., Guney, I., Kilic, S. & Yilmaz, M. I., Jan 1 2015, In : American Journal of Nephrology. 42, 3, p. 239-249 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Renal Dialysis
C-Reactive Protein
Albumins
Triglycerides
Cholesterol