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2017
Meetings, poster presentations, abstracts

1. Santosh D: Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults in the Parish of St. George, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and its Relation to Cardiovascular Disease. Oral presentation. 62nd Annual Health Research Conference, 27-29 April 2017, Guyana
Theme: Climate Change, the Environment and Human Health
2. Sharjeel Qureshi and Chloe Waters: Analysis of alcohol and tobacco consumption as high risk factors for cancer prevalence in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. AMSA Annual Convention (February 23rd – Feb 26th, 2017) Washington DC.
3. Gursimran Gill, Mashood Abbasi, Ahmad Hamade, Ikechukwu Ileka: Efficacy of Ketogenic Diet Effects and its Clinical Applications. MSA Annual Convention (February 23rd – Feb 26th, 2017) Washington DC.
4. Sharma S: PET Radiopharmaceuticals for Personalized Medicine. Current Drug Targets. Volume: 17, Issue: 16, Year: December 2016 Pages: 1894-1907
5. Sharma S: Nanotheranostics in Evidence Based Personalized Medicine. Current Drug Targets. Volume: 17, Issue: 16, Year: December 2016 Pages: 1894-1907
6. Nayati J, Hirsch, A.: CerefolinNAC Induced Dizziness. Poster presented at 2017 NEI Congress Scientific Poster Session, November 10, 2017, Colorado Springs, CO.
7. Nayati, JHirsch, A. Menstrual Synchrony of Buming Mouth Syndrome, Poster presented at 2017 NEI Congress Scientific Poster Session, November 10, 2017, Colorado Springs, CO.
8. Nayati, J, Hirsch, A. Catamenial BMS. Poster presented at 2017 ACP Northern Illinois Associates Day, ACP Residents’ and Medical Students’ Day 2017, Chicago, November 8, 2017.
9. Nayati, J, Hirsch, A: Gait Ignition Failure Syndrome Secondary to Spinal Stenosis. Poster presented at 2017 ACP Northern Illinois Associates Day, ACP Residents’ and Medical Students’ Day 2017, Chicago, November 8, 2017.

Books, book chapters

1. Sushil Sharma: Zika Virus Disease: Prevention and Cure. Nova Science publishers, inc. New York. 2017. ISBN: 978-1-53610-769-2
2. Sushil Sharma: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Concepts, Mechanisms and Cure: Nova Science publishers.
3. Sushil Sharma: Personalized Medicine (Beyond PET Biomarkers: Nova Science publishers.
4. Sushil Sharma: Progress in PET Radiopharmaceuticals Quality Control and Theranostics) Nova Science publishers.
5. Sushil Sharma: Alleviating Stress of the Soldier and Civilian. Nova Science publishers.
6. Sushil Sharma: Beyond Diet and Depression, Volume 1: Basic Knowledge, Clinical Symptoms and Treatment of Depression. Nova Science publishers
7. Sushil Sharma: Beyond Diet and Depression, Volume 2: Disease-Specific Depression and Biomarkers. Nova Science publishers
8. Sushil Sharma, Sonal Gawande, Abhijeet Jagtap, Reem Aboulela, Zara Salman: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment. Nova Science publishers
9. Sushil Sharma: Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors: Clinical Pharmacology, Benefits, and Potential Health Risks. Nova Science publishers.
10. Sushil Sharma: Antioxidants and Mitochondria Bioenergetics. In: Sustained Energy for Enhanced Human Functions and Activity. Eds. Debasis Bagchi. eBook ISBN: 9780128093320. Hardcover ISBN: 9780128054130. Imprint: Academic Press.

Podcasts

1. Sushil Sharma: Emerging biomarkers in Alzheimer Disease: recent update. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXHdXqJ1Ang (Current Alzheimer Research Volume: 14, Pages: 1-40)
2. Sushil Sharma: Translational modality neuroimaging. Translational modality neuroimaging: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCSqZqRud-Y Current Drug Targets. Volume: 18, Page: 1.
3. Sushil Sharma: Adolescent brain maturation. Video abstract. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnJViXuY120.
4. Sushil Sharma: Metallothioneins and Nanomedicine – Video abstract: 42019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIq-MZG1zoM
5. Sushil Sharma: Charnoly body as a novel biomarker in drug addiction. From 4th International Conference and Exhibition on Addiction Research and Therapy August 03-05, 2015 Orlando, Florida, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AhNgzClPgU

2016
Publications

1. Abdel-Hameed EA, Rouster SD, Ji H, Ulm A, Hetta HF, Anwar N, Sherman KE, Shata
MT. Evaluating the Role of Cellular Immune Responses in the Emergence of HCV NS3
Resistance Mutations During Protease Inhibitor Therapy. Viral Immunol. 2016 F 2016 May;29(4):252-8. doi: 10.1089/vim.2015.0093. Epub 2016 Feb 17. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26885675.
2. Abdel-Hameed EA, Ji H, Shata MT. HIV-Induced Epigenetic Alterations in Host
Cells. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2016; 879:27-38. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-24738-0_2. PubMed
PMID: 26659262. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26659262.
3. Moon C, Zhang W, Ren A, Arora K, Sinha C, Yarlagadda S, Woodrooffe K, Schuetz
JD, Valasani KR, de Jonge HR, Shanmukhappa SK, Shata MT, Buddington RK,
Parthasarathi K, Naren AP. Compartmentalized accumulation of cAMP near complexes
of multidrug resistance protein 4 (MRP4) and cystic fibrosis transmembrane
conductance regulator (CFTR) contributes to drug-induced diarrhea. J Biol Chem.
2015 May 1;290 (18):11246-57. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.605410. Epub 2015 Mar 11.
PubMed PMID: 25762723; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4416832. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25762723.
4. Hetta HF, Mekky MA, Khalil NK, Mohamed WA, El-Feky MA, Ahmed SH, Daef EA,
Nassar MI, Medhat A, Sherman KE, Shata MT. Association of colonic regulatory T
cells with hepatitis C virus pathogenesis and liver pathology. J Gastroenterol
Hepatol. 2015 Oct;30(10):1543-51. doi: 10.1111/jgh.12936. PubMed PMID: 25708446. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgh.12936/abstract
5. Kumar KK, Kadhim Z, Mohan JK: Acquired non-thyrotoxic hypokalemic periodic paralysis:
A case report. Edorium J Neurol 2016;3:1–3 Available at: http://www.edoriumjournalofneurology.com/archive/2016-archive/100007N06KK2016-kumar/100007N06KK2016-kumar.pdf
6. Alexey Pryakhin, Jugesh Khanna, Harikrishnan Nandakumar, Peter Haftkowycz, Gabriel Kano: A case of celiacomesenteric trunk in combination with bilateral duplication of renal arteries and hypospadias. Int J Res Med Sci. 2016 May;4(5):1725-1727.
Available at: http://www.scopemed.org/?jft=93&ft=93-1459766989.
7. Minesh M, Hetta HF, Abdel-hameed E, Rouster, SE., Mekky MA, Khalil NK. , Abd-Elhameed W, Elfekky MA, Ahmed SH, Daef E, Nassar MI, Abdelwahab SF, Sherman KE, and Shata MT. The Effect of IL28B Genotype on Colonic Treg and the Extra-Hepatic HCV Immune Response. (2016). Accepted in Arch of Virology journal.
8. Hetta HF, Mekky MA, Khalil NK. , Abd-El hameed W, Elfekky MA, Ahmed SH, Daef E, Nassar MI, Nasr AM., Sherman KE, and Shata MT. Extra-hepatic replication of HCV in the colon tissue and its relationship with HCV pathogenesis. (2016) J Med Microbiol. 2016 May 10.PMID:27166142
9. Ayatollah El-Shorbagy, Shata MT, Mohammad A. Mohey and Soad Nady (2016). Differential effects of Th17 cytokines on the functions of granulocytes isolated from Schistosoma mansoni infected-patients and healthy individuals. journal of Arab society for medical research (JASMR),2016,11:29-36
10. Soad Nady, Asmaa Ezz, Ayatollah El-Shorbagy, Gamal Esmat, and Shata MT (2016). HCV infection amplified Th2 bias and Th17 responses in Schistosoma-infected patients. Egyptian Journal of Immunology 23 (1) :87-96
11. Abdel-hameed E; Rouster SD, BS; Ji H, Ulm A; Hetta HF; Sherman KE; Shata MT (2016). Evaluating the role of the immune responses in the emergence of HCV NS3 resistance mutations during Protease inhibitor (PI) therapy. Viral Immunol. 2016 Feb 17.
12. Al-Olayan EM, El-Khadragy MF, Omer SA, Shata MT, Kassab RB, Abdel Moneim AE.(2016). The Beneficial Effect of Cape Gooseberry Juice on Carbon Tetrachloride- Induced Neuronal Damage. CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets. 2016;15(3):344-50.PMID: 26295813
13. Dusic A, Gugnani CH, Milutinovic M, Amirpur M, Mohammed M, Moshre B, Sirajudeen H, Hayes A, Jack J, Bradford L, Etchu V, Dickson J, Paulino R, Machaj P, Arif M, Brown J. “Awareness of AIDS amongst high school students in Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean” – Abstarct available at: http://rfppl.co.in/view_abstract.php?jid=48&art_id=4032
14. Milutinovic M., Dusic A., Gugnani H., Heckburn R., Marcelin D. “Awareness of Leprosy in Students of Basic Sciences in Saint James School of Medicine, Bonaire (Dutch Caribbean)” Indian Journal of Communicable Diseases (IJCD). Abstract available at: http://rfppl.co.in/view_abstract.php?jid=&art_id=2127
15. Sharma S: PET Radiopharmaceuticals for Personalized Medicine. Current Drug Targets, 2016, 17, 000-000. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27440185.
16. John Melling, Christopher Smith, Harish C. Gugnani: “Total Bacterial Count and Presence of Escherichia coli in Raw Ground Beef Samples Obtained From Three Major Supermarkets in Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean”. Indian Journal of Communicable Diseas, Volume 2 Number 2, July – December 2016
17. Jie Ni, Sujin Bao, Ruth I Johnson Bingbing Zhu et al (2016). MAGI-1 Interacts with Nephrin to Maintain Slit Diaphragm Structure Through Enhanced Rap1 Activation in Podocytes. Journal of Biological Chemistry 291, 24406-24417.
18. Bian C, Du Y, Ding R, Huang J, Dai Y, Bao S, Zhao L, Shen H, Dong J, Xu J, Xiong Q & Xu L. (2016). Biliary epithelial cells proliferate during oxygenated ex situ liver culture. American Journal of Translational Research 8, 3955-3962.
19. Dong J, Xia L, Shen H, Bian C, Bao S, Zhang M, Du Y, Dai Y, Zhao L, Xu Y, Xiong Q, Xu J & Xu L. (2016). Growing a whole porcine liver organ ex situ for six hours without red blood cells or hemoglobin. American Journal of Translational Research 8, 2562-74.
20. Sharma, S., Choga, J., Gupta, V., Doghor, P., Chauhan, A., Kalala, F., Foor, A., Wright, C., Renteria, J., Theberge, K.E., Mathur, S. 2016. Charnoly body as a novel biomarker of nutritional stress in Alzheimer’s Disease. Functional Foods in Health and Disease 6(6), 344-378. Available at: http://ffhdj.com/index.php/ffhd/article/view/259/500

Meetings, poster presentations, abstracts

1. Salah M; Mohammad D; Mohammad T and Hirsch AR: “Penultimate Symptoms of Truman Show Syndrome: Reduplicative Paramnesia with Prop Delusions – A Case Study”. (2016). bstract presented as posters at the 2015 NEI Psychopharmacology Congress. CNS Spectrums, 21, pp 77-121 doi:10.1017/S1092852915000905.
2. Salah M; Mohammad T; Mohammad D; Hirsch AR, Allen N: “The Insight of “Inside Out” – Co- Localization of Color and Affect; Feel Blue See Blue, Feel Happy See Yellow”. Abstracts presented as posters at the 2015 NEI Psychopharmacology Congress. CNS Spectrums, 21, pp 77-121 doi:10.1017/S1092852915000905.
3. Sherman KE, Rouster SD, Shata MT, Terrault N, Blackard JT, Kottilil, S. Prevalence of Hepatitis E Virus Infection in HCV and HCV/HIV Coinfected Patients (2016). 67th American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Meeting 2016, Boston, MA, U.S.A. Nov 11-15, 2016.
4. Enass A. Abdel-hameed, Susan D. Rouster, Mohamed Tarek M. Shata, Kenneth E. Sherman.(2016) Association of T-Cell Exhaustion Markers, PD-1, TIM-3 and LAG-3 with Liver Cirrhosis, and Responses to Therapy in Chronic HCV-Infected Patients (2016). 67th American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Meeting 2016, Boston, MA, U.S.A. Nov 11-15, 2016
5. Enass A. Abdel-hameed, Norah Shire, Li Yu, Susan D. Rouster, Mohamed Tarek M. Shata, Kenneth E. Sherman (2016). Occult HBV is associated with lower levels of apoptotic markers compared to non-occult HBV. The 6th HIV and Liver diseases, Moran, Wy, Sept 15-17, 2016
6. Enass A. Abdel-hameed, Susan D. Rouster, Mohamed Tarek M. Shata, Kenneth E. Sherman (2016). Enhanced liver fibrosis (ELF) index correlates with serum pro-inflammatory cytokines/ chemokines in in HIV patients treated with Cenicriviroc. The 6th HIV and Liver diseases, Moran, Wy, Sept 15-17, 2016
7. Santhosh D, Crasta M, Campbell J, Green D, Kim B, Alceus W: Health awareness as a predictor of chronic non-communicable diseases in St Vincent and the Grenadines. CARPHA annual research conference, June 23 – 25, 2016. Turks & Caicos from June 23rd – June 25th, 2016. Abstract published in Special Issue of the West Indian Medical Journal Vol. 65 (Suppl 3) p. 42. Available at: http://conference.carpha.org/Portals/0/docs/CARPHA-Health-Research-Conference-Supplement-2016-.pdf
8. Santhosh D, Flynn M, Jean L, Sykes SJ, Wilson S: Factors and criteria that prompt delayed pregnancies: Age range (35 years and above). CARPHA annual research conference, June 23 – 25, 2016. Turks & Caicos from June 23rd – June 25th, 2016.
Abstract published in Special Issue of the West Indian Medical Journal Vol. 65 (Suppl 3) p. 61. 1. Available at: http://conference.carpha.org/Portals/0/docs/CARPHA-Health-Research-Conference-Supplement-2016-.pdf
9. Haftkowycz P, Santhosh D, Stanco T, Tehrani K: Uropathogens isolated in the population of St Vincent and the Grenadines: A survey and analysis of the organisms and antimicrobial resistance patterns exhibited between October 2013 and October 2015. CARPHA annual research conference, June 23 – 25, 2016. Turks & Caicos from June 23rd – June 25th, 2016.
Abstract published in Special Issue of the West Indian Medical Journal Vol. 65 (Suppl 3) p. 65. 1. Available at: http://conference.carpha.org/Portals/0/docs/CARPHA-Health-Research-Conference-Supplement-2016-.pdf
10. Sharma S, Choga J, Gupta V, Doghor P, Chauhan A, Kalala F, Foor A, Wright C, Renteria J, Elliott-Theberge K, and Mathur S: Charnoly body as a novel biomarker of nutritional stress in Alzheimer’s disease. Presented at 20th International Conference of FFC – 8th International Symposium of ASFFBC . Functional and Medical Foods for Chronic Diseases. Science and Practice. September 22-23, 2016, The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, US 20th International Conference of Functional Food Center. http://functionalfoodscenter.net/accepted-abstracts-harvard-2016.html.
11. Sharma, S., Cain, I., Abron, R., Atkins, R., Walker, C., Wray, T., Chaturvedi, N., Oommen, J., Ravichandar, E., Talab, A., Zaitouna, A., Adams. R. 2016. Disease – specific Charnoly body formation in neurodegenerative and other diseases (therapeutic potential of antioxidants) Conference: Drug Discovery and Therapy World Congress, At Wyne memorial Convention Center, Boston, Mass, U.S.A. Conference Paper · August 22-25, 2016. Web-Site: http://globalbiotechcongress.com/pdf/Abstract-Book(2016).pdf

2015
Publications:

1. Dinkins M, Dasgupta S, He Q, Zhu G, Wang G, Kong J, Bieberich E. The 5XFAD Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease Exhibits an Age-Dependent Increase in Anti-Ceramide IgG and Exogenous Administration of Ceramide Further Increases Anti-Ceramide Titers and Amyloid Plaque Burden. Journal of Alzheimer’s disease: JAD. 2015; 46(1): 55-61.DOI: 10.3233/JAD-150088. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4593501/
2. Bradley E, Dasgupta S, Jiang X, Zhao X, Zhu G, He Q, Dinkins M, Bieberich E, Wang G: Critical Role of Spns2, a Sphingosine-1-Phosphate Transporter, in Lung Cancer Cell Survival and Migration. PLoS ONE 2014; 9(10):e110119. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0110119 .
Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4203763/
3. Na KJ; Qian ; Guanghu W; Dasgupta S; Michael M; Gu Z; Erhard B: Gugglsterone and bexarotene induce secretion of exosome-associated breast cancer resistance protein and reduce doxorubin resistance MDA MB 231 cells. Intl. J. Cancer, 2015 ; 46 (1) 55-61. doi:10.3233/JAD-150088. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25833198
4. Adams R, Chou Y, Pu C: “Willingness to participate and Pay for a proposed national health insurance in St. Vincent and the grenadines: a cross-sectional contingent valuation approach”. BMC Health Services Research 2015, 15:148. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4593501/
5. Moon C, Zhang W, Ren A, Arora K, Sinha C, Yarlagadda S, Woodrooffe K, Schuetz JD, Valasani KR, de Jonge HR, Shanmukhappa SK, Shata MT, Buddington RK, Parthasarathi K, Naren AP. Compartmentalized Accumulation of cAMP near complexes of Multidrug Resistance Protein 4 (MRP4) and Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR) Contributes to Drug-induced Diarrhea. J Biol Chem. 2015 290 (3), 11246-11257. doi:10.1074/jbc.M114.605410. Available at: http://www.jbc.org/content/290/18/11246.long
6. Kong JN, He Q, Wang G, Dasgupta S, Dinkins MB, Zhu G, Kim A, Spassieva S, Bieberich E: Guggulsterone and bexarotene induce secretion of exosome-associated breast cancer resistance protein and reduce doxorubicin resistance in MDA-MB-231 cells. Int. J. Cancer: 2015; 137(7):1610-20. doi: 10.1002/ijc.29542. Epub 2015 Apr 27. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25833198
7. Adams R. Prevention is better than cure: tackling non-communicable diseases in developing countries by focusing on prevention. Perspect Public Health. 2015 May;135(3):121-2.
Available at: http://rsh.sagepub.com/content/135/3/121.long.
8. Adams R: Lessons learned from the Chikungunya outbreak in the Caribbean. Perspectives in Public Health l 2015 135: 286-287. Available at: http://rsh.sagepub.com/content/135/6/286.full
9. Adams R, Chou Y, Pu C: Willingness to participate and Pay for a proposed national health insurance in St. Vincent and the Grenadines: a cross-sectional contingent valuation approach. BMC Health Services Research 2015 15:148 DOI: 10.1186/s12913-015-0806-3
Available at: http://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12913-015-0806-3
10. Papadopoulou AK, Serneels L, Achsel T, Mandemakers W, Callaerts-Vegh Z, J, Laua P, Ayoubi T, Radaelli E, Spinazzi M, Neumann M, Hébert SS, Silahtaroglu A, Liston A, D’Hooge R, Glatzel M, De Strooper B: Deficiency of the miR-29a/b-1 cluster leads to ataxic features and cerebellar alterations in mice. Neurobiol Dis. 2015 Jan; 73:275-88. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2014.10.006. Epub 2014 Oct 12. Avilable at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nbd.2014.10.006
11. Bao S. Cell adhesion in the assembly of the Drosophila eye. J Neurogenet. 2014; 28 (3-4):282-90. DOI: 10.3109/01677063.2014.907799. Available at: http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/01677063.2014.907799
12. Landa E, Gugnani HC, Burman A, Duman K, Ciochetto Z, Saini H, Prasla I, Bassford J, Uchel T, Park S, Mahon A, Chavez N and Kotwal GJ: A Simple, Cost Effective and Rapid Air Borne Mold-Monitoring Model Developed in St. Kitts for Ensuring Global Public Health Safety and Food Security. Virol. Mycol. 2015; 4-1. Available at: http://omicsonline.org/open-access/a-simple-cost-effective-and-rapid-air-borne-moldmonitoring-model-developed-in-st-kitts-for-ensuring-global-public-health-safety-and-food-security-2161-0517-1000139.pdf
13. Naghavi, M, Wang, H, Lozano, R, Davis, A, Liang, X et al: Global, regional, and national age–sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet 2015; 385: 117–71. Available at:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673614616822
14. Gugnani HC, Denning DW. Burden of serious fungal infections in the Dominican Republic. J Infect Public Health, 2015 9: 7-12. doi:10.1016/j.jiph.2015.04.026. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jiph.2015.04.026
15. Solati SM, Tajbakhsh E, Khamesipour F, Gugnani HC. Prevalence of virulence genes of biofilm producing strains of Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from clinical samples in Iran. AMB Express. 2015;5:47. doi:10.1186/s13568-015-0134-3. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4529425/
16. Murray, C.J et al: Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 306 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 188 countries, 1990–2013: quantifying the epidemiological transition. Lancet 2015; 386:245-2191. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014067361561340X
17. Forouzanfar, M H et al. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet 2015; 386: 2287 – 232.
Available at: http://thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2815%2900128-2/fulltext
18. Solati, ET, Khamesipour F, Gugnani HC: Prevalence of virulence genes of biofilm producing strains of Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from clinical samples in Iran. AMB Express 2015, 5:47. Available at: http://www.amb-express.com/content/5/1/47/.

Meetings, poster presentations, abstracts

1. Bao S: Modeling the trend in identifying genes involved in single-gene disorders. Gordon Research Conferences 2015 – Chromosome Dynamics, 28 June – 3 July 2015, 56 Packards Road, Waterville Valley, NH.
2. Sharma S: Charnoly body as a novel biomarker in drug addiction. 4th International Conference and Exhibition on Addiction Research & Therapy. Orlando, Florida, USA August 03-05, 2015.
3. Nady, S., Shata, MT. Th17 Cytokines Modulates Neutrophil Response to Co-Infection with Schistosoma SEA and HCV Core Protein. International Conference on Biological, Civil and Environmental Engineering (BCEE-2015) Feb. 3-4, 2015 Bali (Indonesia) 93-97. Available at: http://iicbe.org/siteadmin/upload/7143C0215058.pdf.

2014
Publications

1. Sharma S, Ebadi M: Significance of metallothioneins in aging brain. In: Neurochemistry International, 2014, 65: 40- 48.
Available at:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0197018613003276.
2. Wang et al: Global, regional, and national levels of neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality during 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet 2014; 384: 957- 979.
Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60497-9.
Kassebaum et al: Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality during 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.The Lancet. 2014 Sep 13;384(9947):980-1004. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60696-6.
Available at: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(14)60696-6/abstract
3. Bao S. Notch controls cell adhesion in the Drosophila eye. PLoS Genet. 2014; 10(1): e1004087. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004087. Epub 2014 Jan 9.
Available at:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24415957.
4. Murray et al: Global, regional, and national incidence and mortality for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013, The Lancet, 2014, 384: 1005-1070.
Available at:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673614608448).
5. Sharma S: Nanotheranostics in Evidence Based Personalized Medicine. Current Drug Targets, 2014, 15, 000-000.
Available at: http://www.eurekaselect.com/124150/article.
6. Gugnani HC., Sharma S, Wright K: A preliminary Study on the Occurrence of Keratinophillic fungi in Soils of Jamaica. Med. trop. S. Paulo [serial on the Internet]. 2014 ; 56( 3 ): 231-234.
Available from: http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0036-46652014000300231&lng=en. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0036-46652014000300009.
7. Sharma S, Nepal B, Moon CS, Chabenne A, Khogali A, Ojo C, Hong E, Gaudet R, Sayed-Ahmad A, Jacob A, Murtuza M, Firlit M: Psychology of craving. Open J Med Psychol, 3 (2014), pp. 120–125. Available at: http://file.scirp.org/pdf/OJMP_2014011713332823.pdf
Book chapters
1. Sharma S, Gawande S, Jagtap A, Abeulela R and Salman Z: Fetal alcohol syndrome: prevention, diagnosis & treatment. In book: Alcohol Abuse:Prevalence, & Risk Management, Chapter: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Prevention, Diagnosis, & Treatment, Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Editors: Samuel Pombo, Filipe Borbosa, Marco Torrado, Nun Felix de Costa, pp.1-45
2. Harish C. Gugnani: Ecology of Endemic Dimorphic Pathogenic Fungi. Fungi from Different
Substrates. Chapter 15. Publisher: CRC Press. Eds: J. K. Misra, Jalpa P. Tewari, Sunil Kumar Deshmukh, Csaba Vágvölgyi.
3. Sharma S and Ebadi M: Contents Antioxidants as Potential Therapeutics in Neurodegeneration.
Systems Biology of Free Radicals and Antioxidants, 2014, pp 2191-2273. Chapter 97; Ed: I. Laher, Publishers Springer Verlag Heidelberg, Germany. 2014.
Available at: http://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-3-642-30018-9_85.

Meetings, poster presentations, abstracts

1. Bao S: Two counteracting mechanisms in the determination of unique cellular patterns. Poster presented on Gordon Research Conference on Signaling by Adhesion Receptors held 06/22/2014 – 06/27/2014 at Bates College in Lewiston ME United States.2. Sharma S: Charnoly body as a universal biomarker in nanomedicine. International Translational Nanomedicine Conference. Boston. July 25-27.http://www.northeastern.edu/itnano/?page_id=687.
3. Sharma S: Charnolo Pharmacon Therapeutics of Chronic Multidrug Resistant Diseases (speaker). BIT’s 5th Annual Congress of International Annual International Congress of Medichem-2014 (ICM-2014), November 18-20, Suzhou, China.http://www.bitcongress.com/icm2014/program-4.asp
4. Sharma S: Charnoly body as a universal biomarker in nanomedicine. Chairman of Session 503. BIT’s 12th Annual Congress of International Drug Discovery Science & Technology-2014 (IDDST-2014). November 18-20, Suzhou, China.http://www.iddst.com/iddst2014/ScientificProgram6.asp
5. Sharma S: Mitochondrially targeted nanomedicine (chairman; invited speaker). BIT’s 4th Annual World Gene Convention-2014 (WGC-2014). November 13-16. Haikou, Chinahttp://www.bitlifesciences.com/wgc2014/program5.asp
6. Sharma S: Novel Biomarkers in Parkinson’s Disease (chairman; invited speaker). BIT’s 4th Annual World Congress of Molecular Medicine. (MolMed 2014. November 13-16. Haikou. China. http://www.bitlifesciences.com/molmed2014/program3.asp

2013
Publications

1. Arain M, Haque M, Johal L, Mathur P, Nel W, Rais A, Sandhu R, Sharma S. Maturation of the Adolescent Brain. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 2013:9 449–461
2. Available at: https://www.dovepress.com/maturation-of-the-adolescent-brain-peer-reviewed-article-NDT-recommendation1
3. Shabbir F, Patel A, Mattison C, Bose S, Krishnamohan R, Sweeney E, Sandhu S, Nel W, Rais A, Sandhu R, Ngu N, Sharma S: Effect of diet on serotonergic neurotransmission in depression: Neurochemistry International, 2013, 62 (3): 324–329.
4. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0197018612004123
5. Sharma S, Moon CS, Khogali A, Haidous A, Chabenne A, Ojo C, Jelebinkov M, Kurdi Y, Ebadi M.: Biomarkers in Parkinson’s disease (recent update). Neurochem Int. 2013 63 (3) 201-209
6. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23791710
7. Arain M, Haque M, Johal L, Mathur P, Nel W, Rais A, Sandhu R, Sharma S: Maturation of the adolescent brain. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2013;9:449-61.
8. Available at:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3621648/.
9. Sharma S, Rais A, Sandhu R, Nel W, Ebadi M: Clinical significance of metallothioneins in cell therapy and nanomedicine: International Journal of Nanomedicine; 2013 8: 1477 – 1488.
10. Available at: http://www.dovepress.com/clinical-significance-of-metallothioneins-in-cell-therapy-and-nanomedi-peer-reviewed-article-IJN-recommendation1.
11. Sharma R, Masaki J, Agarwal a: Sperm DNA Fragmentation Analysis Using the TUNEL Assay; Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 01/2013; 927:121-36.
12. Avilable at:http://www.springerprotocols.com/Abstract/doi/10.1007/978-1-62703-038-0_12.
13. Bao S1, Zhu L, Zhuang Q, Wang L, Xu PX, Itoh K, Holzman IR, Lin J. Distribution dynamics of recombinant Lactobacillus in the gastrointestinal tract of neonatal rats. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e60007. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060007.
14. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23544119.
15. Brandão RD, Veeck J, Van de Vijver KK, Lindsey P, de Vries B, van Elssen CH, Blok MJ, Keymeulen K, Ayoubi T, Smeets HJ, Tjan-Heijnen VC, Hupperets PS.: A randomised controlled phase II trial of pre-operative celecoxib treatment reveals anti-tumour transcriptional response in primary breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2013;15(2):R29.
16. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23566419.
17. Lau P, Bossers K, Janky R, Salta E, Frigerio CS, Barbash S, Rothman R, Sierksma AS, Thathiah A, Greenberg D, Papadopoulou AS, Achsel T, Ayoubi T, Soreq H, Verhaagen J, Swaab DF, Aerts S, De Strooper B. Alteration of the microRNA network during the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. EMBO Mol Med 2013;5(10):1613-343.
18. Available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24014289
19. Gungnani HC, Sharma S, Gupta B. Keratinophilic fungi recovered from feathers of different species of birds in St Kitts and Nevis. West Indian med. j. [serial on the Internet]. 2012 Dec [cited 2016 June 15] ; 61(9): 912-915. Available from: http://caribbean.scielo.org/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0043-31442012000900012&lng=en.
Book chapters
1. Gugnani H.C. Ecology of dimorphic endemic pathogenic fungi. In: Fungi from Different Substrates. Eds. JK Misra, JP TEwari, SK Deshmukh and Csaba Vagvolgyi. CRC Press, USA.

Meetings, poster presentations, abstracts

1. Gugnani HC and Denning DW. Burden of serious fungal infections in Dominican Republic (Abstract no.321). Available at: http://www.life-worldwide.org/assets/uploads/files/posterdominicanrepTIMM.pdf.
2. Gugnani, HC and Denning DW. Burden of serious fungal infections in Jamaica (Abstract no.319) Available at: http://www.life-worldwide.org/assets/uploads/files/posterjamaica.pdf.
3. Denning DW and Gugnani HC. Burden of serious fungal infections in Trinidad and Tobago (Abstract no.318). Available at: http://www.life-worldwide.org/assets/uploads/files/poster%20Trinidad%20and%20tobTIMM%281%29.pdf.
4. Zeine, R., Palatnick, F., Boglarsky, C.A., Blessinger, P., Herrick, B. and Hamlet, M.T. Customer Service Focus and Mission Articulation as measures of Effectiveness in Higher Education Institutions. The International Journal of Business and Applied Sciences (IJBAS), 2013. Available at: http://www.academia.edu/3272403/Customer_Service_Focus_and_Mission_Articulation_as_measures_of_Effectiveness_in_Higher_Education_Institutions_Driving_Student_Success.
5. Zeine, R., Boglarsky, C.A., Blessinger, P., Michel, L. External Adaptability of Higher Education Institutions: The Use of Diagnostic Interventions to Improve Agility. Change Management: An International Journal, CGPublisher, 2013. Available at: http://ijmc.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.253/prod.37
6. Zeine, R.,Boglarsky, C.A., Blessinger, P., Michel, L. External Adaptability of Higher Education Institutions: The Use of Diagnostic Interventions to Improve Agility. (13th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations, On the Organization, Vancouver, BC, Canada 6/2013). Platform presentation by Dr. Zeine.http://ontheorganization.com/_uploads/M13_FINAL_Post_Conf_Program_6.19.pdf
7. Zeine, R., Palatnick, F., Boglarsky, C.A., Blessinger, P., Herrick, B. and Hamlet, M.T. Customer Service Focus and Mission Articulation as measures of Effectiveness in Higher Education Institutions. (2013 International Conference of Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America, BAASANA, Manhattan, New York, NY, USA 8/2013). Platform Presentation by Dr. Hamlet. http://baasana.org/conferences.html
8. Zeine, R., Boglarsky, C.A., Daly, E., Blessinger, P., Kurban, M., Gilkes, A. Considerate Leadership as a measure of Effectiveness in Medical and Higher Education: Analysis of Supervisory Managerial Leadership. (14th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations, On the Organization, Oxford, UK 08/2013). Available at:http://www.academia.edu/4055424/Considerate_Leadership_as_a_measure_of_effectiveness_in_Medical_and_Higher_Education_Analysis_of_Supervisory_Managerial_Leadership.\
9. Sharma S. Charnoly body as a sensitive biomarker in Nanomedicine. International Translational Nonomedicine Conference. Boston, July 26-28, 2013. (Invited Speaker).
10. Sharma S, Chabenne A, Moon, C, Ojo C, Khogali A. Clinical Significance of Metallothioneins in Parkinson’s Disease. XX World Congress on Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders. Geneva, Switzerland. 8-11 Dec, 2013.
11. Sharma S, Khogali A, Haidous A, Moon C, Chabenne A, Ojo C, Jelebinkov M, Kurdi Y, Ebadi M. Metallothioneins inhibit neurodegenerative α-synucleinopathies. 8thInternational Conference on RNA Metabolism (San Diego, CA; Nov 7-8, 2013). A Satelite Neuroscience Meeting. Abstract not available.

2012
Publications

1. Chivandi, E., B.C. Davidson and K.H. Erlwanger, 2012. The red sour plum (Ximenia caffra) seed: a potential non-conventional energy and protein source for livestock feeds. Int. J. Agric. Biol., 14: 540–544
Available at: http://www.fspublishers.org/published_papers/68310_..pdf.
2. Chivandi E, Cave E, Davidson BC, Erlwanger KH, Moyo D and Madziva MT. Suppression of Caco-2 and HEK-293 cell proliferation by Kigelia Africana, Mimusops zeyheri and Ximenia caffra seed oils. In Vivo. 2012:26:99-106.
Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22210722.

Meetings, poster presentations, abstracts

1. Davidson BC, Cliff G, Blumenau M, Axcel A : A comparison of the total lipid and fatty acid profiles of abdominal blubber from Indian Ocean bottlenose (Tursiops aduncus) and common (Delphinus sp.) dolphins; LIPID MAPS (Lipidomics Impact on Cell Biology, Metabolomics and Translational Medicine) Abstracts of Annual Meeting 2012: May 7-8, 2012, La Jolla, CA, p.35.
2. Davidson BC, Cliff G: Changes in lipid and fatty acid profiles in female spotted raggedtooth (Carcharias taurus) sharks with season and ovulation; LIPID MAPS (Lipidomics Impact on Cell Biology, Metabolomics and Translational Medicine) Abstracts from Annual Meeting 2012: May 7-8, 2012, La Jolla, CA, p.35.
3. Davidson BC, Ayvazyan A, Evani S, Cliff G: Comparison of the fatty acid profiles of liver and fat from five Indian Ocean loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta): LIPID MAPS (Lipidomics Impact on Cell Biology, Metabolomics and Translational Medicine) Abstracts from Annual Meeting 2012: May 7-8, 2012, La Jolla, CA, p.35.
4. Sarma R: Nutrition challenges confronting developing India: Michigan Epidemiology Conference 2012, Michigan Public Health Association, 30. March 2012. Also available at:http://www.mipha.org/epi/conf2012/SarmaIndiaNutrition.pdf.
Book chapters
1. Sharma S, Ebadi M: In Vivo Molecular Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’ Disease, 2nd Edition, Publication Date: Oct 9, 2012, Eds: Ronald F. Pfeiffer, Zbigniew K. Wszolek, & Manuchair Ebadi, CRC Press, Florida.
Available at:http://www.crcnetbase.com/doi/abs/10.1201/b12948-66

2011
Publications

1. Rameshwar Sarma V. Kramadhati, Dinh T, Mekamkwe J, Ndungu P, and Nguyen E. Functional food availability, a limitation to peoples’ health on Islands. Functional Foods in Health and Disease 2011; 7:222-231.
Available at:http://www.functionalfoodscenter.net/files/46830648.pdf
2. Davidson BC, MacIver JE, Lessard E, Connors K. Meat Lipid Profiles: A Comparison of Meat from Domesticated and Wild Southern African Animals. In Vivo 2011 2) 197-202.
Available at: http://iv.iiarjournals.org/content/25/2/197.full (title changed – Differences in the fatty acid profile of meats are related to the degree of species domestication).
3. Davidson BC, Zayed M, Zayed S and Cliff G. Liver lipids of Indian and Atlantic Ocean spinner (Carcharhinus brevipinna) and blacktip (Carcharhinus limbatus) sharks. Afr. J. Mar. Sci. 2011:33(1):115-118.
Available at:http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2989/1814232X.2011.572360#preview.
4. Davidson BC, Sidell J, Rhodes J and Cliff G. A comparison of the heart and muscle total lipid and fatty acid profiles of nine large shark species from the east coast of South Africa.Fish Physiol. Biochem. 2011:37:105–112.
Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20694746.
5. Chivandi E, Davidson BC, Erlwanger KH. Kigelia africana seed: proximate, mineral, vitamin E, fibre, amino acid and fatty acid composition of Mimusops zeyheri (Red Milkwood)Seed. J. Food Sci. Tech. 2011 2011:46:555-560.
Available at:http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2621.2011.02730.x/abstract
6. Davidson BC and Cliff G. Liver lipids of female Carcharias taurus (spotted raggedtooth) sharks: A comparison between seasons. Fish Physiol. Biochem. 2011:37:613-618.
Available at: http://link.springer.com/search?query=Liver+lipids+of+female+Carcharias+&facet-journal-id=10695&search-within=Journal

Meetings, poster presentations, abstracts

1. Sarma R: Functional Food Availability, a Limitation to People’s Health in Island. 8th International Conference Functional Foods for Chronic Diseases: Science and Practice; March 15-17, 2011, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA (see above)

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