Publications

Hemisynthesis, Antitumoral Effect, and Molecular Docking Studies of Ferutinin and Its Analogues.
Chem Biol Drug Des 2016 Mar 5;87(3):382-97. Epub 2015 Nov 5.
Laboratoire de Synthèse et Physicochimie des Molécules d'Intérêt Biologique, UMR CNRS 5068, Université Paul Sabatier, 118 route de Narbonne, 31062, Toulouse Cédex, France.

Toxicant content, physical properties and biological activity of waterpipe tobacco smoke and its tobacco-free alternatives.
Tob Control 2015 Mar 9;24 Suppl 1:i22-i30. Epub 2015 Feb 9.
Department of Psychology, Center for the Study of Tobacco Products, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA Department of Chemistry, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

Context dependent reversion of tumor phenotype by connexin-43 expression in MDA-MB231 cells and MCF-7 cells: role of β-catenin/connexin43 association.
Exp Cell Res 2013 Dec 10;319(20):3065-80. Epub 2013 Oct 10.
Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, P.O. Box 11-0236, Beirut, Lebanon. Electronic address:


Cutaneous leishmaniasis mimicking inflammatory and neoplastic processes: a clinical, histopathological and molecular study of 57 cases.
J Cutan Pathol 2012 Feb 15;39(2):251-62. Epub 2011 Dec 15.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.

Therapy-induced selective loss of leukemia-initiating activity in murine adult T cell leukemia.
J Exp Med 2010 Dec 6;207(13):2785-92. Epub 2010 Dec 6.
Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon.



Programmed cell death in the lithium pilocarpine model: evidence for NMDA receptor and ceramide-mediated mechanisms.
Brain Dev 2008 Sep 4;30(8):513-9. Epub 2008 Mar 4.
Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut 1107-2020, Lebanon.



Apoptosis and the activity of ceramide, Bax and Bcl-2 in the lungs of neonatal rats exposed to limited and prolonged hyperoxia.
Respir Res 2006 Jul 26;7:100. Epub 2006 Jul 26.
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut-Medical Center, P,O, Box: 113-6044, Beirut 1107 2802, Lebanon.

Long-term effects of acute and of chronic hypoxia on behavior and on hippocampal histology in the developing brain.
Brain Res Dev Brain Res 2005 Jun 26;157(1):98-102. Epub 2005 Apr 26.
Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Department of Pediatrics, PO Box 11-0236/B52 Riad el Solh, American University of Beirut, Beirut 1107-2020, Lebanon.

Developmental expression patterns and regulation of connexins in the mouse mammary gland: expression of connexin30 in lactogenesis.
Cell Tissue Res 2005 Jan 27;319(1):49-59. Epub 2004 Oct 27.
Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, PO Box 11-0236, Beirut, Lebanon.


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