Biography

Primary Affiliation: University of Sharjah - Sharjah , Sharjah , United Arab Emirates

Specialties: Molecular genetics

Research Interests: T2DM, Obesity, Gene expression

Education
  • 2007
    Master of Science Osmania University
  • 2004
    Bachelors of Science Osmania University
 

Publications


SNPs in FNDC5 (irisin) are associated with obesity and modulation of glucose and lipid metabolism in Saudi subjects.
Lipids Health Dis 2016 Mar 11;15:54. Epub 2016 Mar 11.
Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, PO Box, 2455, Riyadh, 11451, Saudi Arabia.

Novel splicing variants of recepteur d'origine nantais (RON) tyrosine kinase involving exons 15-19 in lung cancer.
Lung Cancer 2016 Feb 12;92:41-6. Epub 2015 Dec 12.
Biomarkers Research Program, Riyadh Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, 11451 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, Riyadh Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, 11451 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

Increased TNF α, IL-6 and ErbB2 mRNA expression in peripheral blood leukocytes from breast cancer patients.
Med Oncol 2014 Aug 25;31(8):38. Epub 2014 Jun 25.
Biomarkers Research Program, Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, King Saud University, PO Box 2455, Riyadh, 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Association of VDR-gene variants with factors related to the metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and vitamin D deficiency.
Gene 2014 Jun 25;542(2):129-33. Epub 2014 Mar 25.
Center of Excellence in Biotechnology Research, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, Biochemistry Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Assessing the contribution of 38 genetic loci to the risk of type 2 diabetes in the Saudi Arabian Population.
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2014 Apr 8;80(4):532-7. Epub 2013 Apr 8.
Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Center of Excellence in Biotechnology Research Centre, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


Increased IL-4 mRNA expression and poly-aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations from children with asthma.
BMC Pediatr 2014 Jan 23;14:17. Epub 2014 Jan 23.
Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, PO Box, 2455, 11451 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


A nonsense polymorphism (R392X) in TLR5 protects from obesity but predisposes to diabetes.
J Immunol 2013 Apr 1;190(7):3716-20. Epub 2013 Mar 1.
Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Fenugreek extract as an inducer of cellular death via autophagy in human T lymphoma Jurkat cells.
BMC Complement Altern Med 2012 Oct 30;12:202. Epub 2012 Oct 30.
Biomarkers Research Program, Department of Biochemistry, College of Science King Saud University, PO Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia.

Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and HLA DRB1*04 cosegregation in Saudi type 2 diabetes patients.
J Immunol 2012 Feb 4;188(3):1325-32. Epub 2012 Jan 4.
Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Association between promoter region genetic variants of PTH SNPs and serum 25(OH)-vitamin D level.
Int J Clin Exp Pathol 2015 1;8(7):8463-71. Epub 2015 Jul 1.
Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University Riyadh, KSA ; Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, King Saud University Riyadh, KSA.

Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms are associated with obesity and inflammosome activity.
PLoS One 2014 14;9(7):e102141. Epub 2014 Jul 14.
Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA); Don Gnocchi Foundation, ONLUS, Milano and Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy; Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy.

Association of JAZF1 and TSPAN8/LGR5 variants in relation to type 2 diabetes mellitus in a Saudi population.
Diabetol Metab Syndr 2015 24;7:92. Epub 2015 Oct 24.
Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, 11451 Saudi Arabia ; Biomarkers Research Program, Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, 11451 Saudi Arabia.



Association of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus related SNP genotypes with altered serum adipokine levels and metabolic syndrome phenotypes.
Int J Clin Exp Med 2015 15;8(3):4464-71. Epub 2015 Mar 15.
Department of Biochemistry, Biomarkers Research Program, College of Science, King Saud University Riyadh, KSA ; Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, King Saud University Riyadh, KSA.

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