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    • Connecting the Lines between Hypogonadism and Atherosclerosis 

      Fahed, Akl; Gholmieh, Joanna M.; Azar, Sami T. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012)
      Epidemiological studies show that atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and point to gender differences with ageing males being at highest risk. Atherosclerosis is ...
    • Diet, Genetics, and Disease: A Focus on the Middle East and North Africa Region 

      Fahed, Akl; El-Hage-Sleiman, Abdul-Karim M.; Farhat, Theresa I.; Nemer, Georges M. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012)
      The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region suffers a drastic change from a traditional diet to an industrialized diet. This has led to an unparalleled increase in the prevalence of chronic diseases. This review discusses ...
    • GATA5 mutation homozygosity linked to a double outlet right ventricle phenotype in a Lebanese patient 

      Kassab, Kameel; Hariri, Hadla; Gharibeh, Lara; Fahed, Akl C.; Zein, Manal; El‐Rassy, Inaam; Nemer, Mona; El‐Rassi, Issam; Bitar, Fadi; Nemer, Georges (John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2015)
      Abstract Background: GATA transcription factors are evolutionary conserved zinc finger proteins with multiple roles in cell differentiation/proliferation and organogenesis. GATA5 is only transiently expressed in the embryonic ...
    • NKX2-5 Mutations in an Inbred Consanguineous Population: Genetic and Phenotypic Diversity 

      Abou Hassan, Ossama K.; Fahed, Akl C.; Batrawi, Manal; Arabi, Mariam; Refaat, Marwan M.; DePalma, Steven R.; Seidman, J. G.; Seidman, Christine E.; Bitar, Fadi F.; Nemer, Georges M. (Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
      NKX2-5 mutations are associated with different forms of congenital heart disease. Despite the knowledge gained from molecular and animal studies, genotype-phenotype correlations in humans are limited by the lack of large ...
    • Pregnancy in a Woman with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia Not on Low-Density Lipoprotein Apheresis 

      Fahed, Akl C.; Nassar, Anwar H. (Thieme Medical Publishers, 2012)
      Pregnancy in women with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) has been rarely reported and might pose risks on the mother and her fetus. Although most reported cases remained on low-density lipoprotein (LDL) ...