Grants & Publication

Conference Proceedings

  1. Al-Jaber M., Casale C., Bakhamis A.A., Orie N.N., Lei S., El-Rayess M., Al-Sayrafi M., Mohamed-Ali V. (2013). Hyperinsulinaemia and hyperleptinaemia are BMI independent features of morbid obesity in a Qatari, compared to a Caucasian population: Effect of surgical weight loss. Endocrinology
  2. Nelson Ndubuisi Orie, Aysha Ahmad Bakhamis, Mashael Al-Jaber, Mohamed Al Emadi, Samer Rida, Mohammed Al-Sayrafi, Vidya Mohamed-Ali (2013). Insulin resistance as the major determinant of endothelial dysfunction in morbidily obese Qataris. Endocrinology
  3. Aysha Ahmad Bakhamis, Nelson Ndubuisi Orie, Mashael Aljaber, Mohamed Al Emadi, Samer Rida, Mohammed Al-Sayrafi, Vidya Mohamed-Ali (2013). Insulin resistance alters noradrenergic sensitivity of omental vessels from morbidly obese Qataris. Endocrinology
  4. Sayed Kamel Goda, Fatma Rashidy, Mervat El Sayed, Fawzy Attaby, Mohammed Al- Sayrafi, Vidya Mohamed-Ali (2013). Isolation and Structural Determination of Naturally Occurring and Synthetic Inhibitors for Starch Degrading Enzymes: An effect approach for the control of diabetes mellitus and obesity. Endocrinology
  5. Mohamed Elrayess, Mashael Aljaber, Aysha Ahmad Bakhamis, Nelson Ndubuisi Orie, Mohammed Al-Sayrafi, Vidya Mohamed-Ali (2013). Characterization of insulin resistance and insulin sensitivity in a Qatari population. Endocrinology
  6. Lei Shen, Nelson Ndubuisi Orie , Carlo Casale , Nephtali Marina , Mick Dashwood , Pratik Sufi , Dugal Heath , Rosaire Gray , Vidya Mohamed-Ali (2013). Depot and disease specific differences in adipose noradrenaline mediated vascular tone and arteriolar structure. Endocrinology
  7. Carlo Casale, Shen Lei, Nephtali Marina, Rosaire Gray, Pratik Sufi, Vidya Mohamed-Ali (2013). Consequences of elevated systemic neuropeptide Y and noradrenaline levels to peripheral microvessel vasoconstriction and brain stem astrocytes. Endocrinology
  8. Alrasheid N., Gray R., Pratik Sufi, Elizabeth Atherton, Mohamed-Ali V (2013). Chronically elevated basal GLP-1 mediates persistent nausea symptoms following weight reduction surgery. Endocrinology


Peer-reviewed journals – 2010-current

Vidya Mohamed-Ali

  1. Farooq A, Knez W, Knez K, Al-Noaimi A, Grantham J, Mohamed-Ali V.  (2013). Gender differences in fat distribution and inflammatory markers among Arabs. Mediators of Inflammation. doi: 10.1155/2013/497324.
  2. Marina N., Tang F., Figueiredo M., Mastitskaya S., Kasimov V., Mohamed-Ali V., Roloff E., Teschemacher  A.G., Gourine A.V.,  Kasparov S. (2013). Purinergic signalling in the rostral ventro-lateral medulla controls sympathetic drive and contributes to the progression of heart failure following myocardial infarction in rats. Basic Res Cardiol. 108:317
  3. Kourliouros, A., Karastergiou, K., Nowell, J., Gukop, P., Tavakkoli Hosseini, M., Valencia, O., Mohamed Ali, V., Jahangiri, M. (2011). Protective effect of epicardial adiponectin on atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39(2), 228-232
  4. Flachs, P., Rühl, R., Hensler, M., Janovska, P., Zouhar, P., Kus, V., Macek Jilkova, Z., Papp, E., Kuda, O., Svobodova, M., Rossmeisl, M., Tsenov, G., Mohamed-Ali, V., Kopecky, J. (2011). Synergistic induction of lipid catabolism and anti-inflammatory lipids in white fat of dietary obese mice in response to calorie restriction and n-3 fatty acids. Diabetologia 54(10), 2626-2638
  5. Speakman, J.R., Levitsky, D.A., Allison, D.B., Bray, M.S., de Castro, J.M., Clegg, D.J., Clapham, J.C., Dulloo, A.G., Gruer, L., Haw, S., Hebebrand, J., Hetherington, M.M., Higgs, S., Jebb, S.A., Loos, R.J.F., Luckman, S., Luke, A., Mohamed-Ali, V., O’Rahilly, S., Periera, M., Perusse, L., Robinson, T.N., Rolls, B., Symonds, M.E. and Westerterp-Plantenga, M.S. (2011). Set-points, settling points and some alternative models: theoretical options to understand how genes and environments combine to regulate body adiposity. Disease Models and Mechanisms. 4:733-745
  6. Karastergiou, K., Evans, I., Ogston, N., Miheisi, N., Nair, D., Kaski, J. C., Jahangiri, M., Mohamed-Ali, V. (2010). Epicardial adipokines in obesity and coronary artery disease induce atherogenic changes in monocytes and endothelial cells. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30(7), 1340-1346
  7. Karastergiou, K., Mohamed-Ali, V. (2010). The autocrine and paracrine roles of adipokines. Mol Cell Endocrinol 318(1-2), 69-78

Sayed Goda

  1. Goda SK, Elsayed IE, Khodair TA, El-Sayed W, Mohamed ME. Screening for and isolation and identification of malathion-degrading bacteria: cloning and sequencing a gene that potentially encodes the malathion-degrading enzyme, carboxylestrase in soil bacteria. Biodegradation. 2010 ;21:903-13.
  2. Goda SK, Abu Aqel YW, Al-Aswad MR, Rashedy FA, Mohamed AS. Production of synthetic methionine-free and synthetic methionine-limited alpha casein: protein foodstuff for patients with homocystinuria due to cystathionine beta-synthase deficiency. Protein J. 2010 ;29:44-9.

Nelson Orie

  1. Orie NN, Ledwozyw A, Williams DJ, Whittle BJ, Clapp LH. Differential actions of the prostacyclin analogues treprostinil and iloprost and the selexipag metabolite, MRE-269 (ACT-333679) in rat small pulmonary arteries and veins. Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators (Accepted. 2013)
  2. Chan YL, Orie NN, Dyson A, Taylor V, Stidwill RP, Clapp LH, Singer M. Inhibition of vascular adenosine triphosphate-sensitive potassium channels by sympathetic tone during sepsis. Crit Care Med. 2012 Apr;40(4):1261-8.
  3. O’Brien AJ, Terala D, Orie NN, Davies NA, Zolfaghari P, Singer M, Clapp LH. BK large conductance Ca²+-activated K+ channel-deficient mice are not resistant to hypotension and display reduced survival benefit following polymicrobial sepsis. Shock. 2011; 35:485-91.
  4. Orie NN, Clapp LH. Role of prostanoid IP and EP receptors in mediating vasorelaxant responses to PGI2 analogues in rat tail artery: Evidence for Gi/o modulation via EP3 receptors. Eur J Pharmacol. 2011 Mar 11;654(3):258-65.