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1.

Mathematical Models to Shed Light on Amyloid-Beta and Tau Protein Dependent Pathologies in Alzheimer's Disease.

Vosoughi A, Sadigh-Eteghad S, Ghorbani M, Shahmorad S, Farhoudi M, Rafi MA, Omidi Y.

Neuroscience. 2020 Jan 1;424:45-57. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.09.017. Epub 2019 Nov 1. Review.

PMID:
31682825
2.

Psychological Implications of Unemployment Among Bangladesh Civil Service Job Seekers: A Pilot Study.

Rafi MA, Mamun MA, Hsan K, Hossain M, Gozal D.

Front Psychiatry. 2019 Aug 12;10:578. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00578. eCollection 2019.

3.

Peptide-mediated drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier for targeting brain tumors.

Jafari B, Pourseif MM, Barar J, Rafi MA, Omidi Y.

Expert Opin Drug Deliv. 2019 Jun;16(6):583-605. doi: 10.1080/17425247.2019.1614911. Epub 2019 May 20.

PMID:
31107110
4.

Targeted enzyme delivery systems in lysosomal disorders: an innovative form of therapy for mucopolysaccharidosis.

Safary A, Akbarzadeh Khiavi M, Omidi Y, Rafi MA.

Cell Mol Life Sci. 2019 Sep;76(17):3363-3381. doi: 10.1007/s00018-019-03135-z. Epub 2019 May 17. Review.

PMID:
31101939
5.

Enzyme replacement therapies: what is the best option?

Safary A, Akbarzadeh Khiavi M, Mousavi R, Barar J, Rafi MA.

Bioimpacts. 2018;8(3):153-157. doi: 10.15171/bi.2018.17. Epub 2018 Jul 7.

6.

A new species of Stenodynerus (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Eumeninae) from Pakistan.

Qasim M, Carpenter JM, Rafi MA, Khan MR.

Zootaxa. 2018 Jan 10;4370(3):271-274. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4370.3.5.

PMID:
29689846
7.

AAVrh10 Gene Therapy Ameliorates Central and Peripheral Nervous System Disease in Canine Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy (Krabbe Disease).

Bradbury AM, Rafi MA, Bagel JH, Brisson BK, Marshall MS, Pesayco Salvador J, Jiang X, Swain GP, Prociuk ML, ODonnell PA, Fitzgerald C, Ory DS, Bongarzone ER, Shelton GD, Wenger DA, Vite CH.

Hum Gene Ther. 2018 Jul;29(7):785-801. doi: 10.1089/hum.2017.151. Epub 2018 Mar 14.

8.

The vespid fauna of Pakistan.

Rafi MA, Carpenter JM, Qasim M, Shehzad A, Zia A, Khan MR, Mastoi MI, Naz F, Ilyas M, Shah M, Bhatti AR.

Zootaxa. 2017 Dec 4;4362(1):1-28. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4362.1.1.

PMID:
29245441
9.

Debate on human aging and lifespan.

Rafi MA, Alavi A.

Bioimpacts. 2017;7(3):135-137. doi: 10.15171/bi.2017.16. Epub 2017 Aug 30.

10.

Mapping global biodiversity connections with DNA barcodes: Lepidoptera of Pakistan.

Ashfaq M, Akhtar S, Rafi MA, Mansoor S, Hebert PD.

PLoS One. 2017 Mar 24;12(3):e0174749. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174749. eCollection 2017.

11.

Faunistic studies of the tribe Brachinini (Carabidae: Coleoptera) from northern Pakistan.

Ullah M, Naeem M, Mahmood K, Rafi MA.

Zootaxa. 2017 Feb 15;4232(2):zootaxa.4232.2.2. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4232.2.2.

PMID:
28264389
12.

Analysis of Consequences of Birth Asphyxia in Infants: A Regional Study in Southern Punjab, Pakistan.

Samad N, Farooq S, Hafeez K, Maryam M, Rafi MA.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2016 Dec;26(12):950-953. doi: 2492.

PMID:
28043304
13.

Krabbe disease: One Hundred years from the bedside to the bench to the bedside.

Wenger DA, Rafi MA, Luzi P.

J Neurosci Res. 2016 Nov;94(11):982-9. doi: 10.1002/jnr.23743. Review.

PMID:
27638583
14.

Gene therapy for CNS diseases - Krabbe disease.

Rafi MA.

Bioimpacts. 2016;6(2):69-70. doi: 10.15171/bi.2016.09. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

15.

Blood-brain barrier transport machineries and targeted therapy of brain diseases.

Barar J, Rafi MA, Pourseif MM, Omidi Y.

Bioimpacts. 2016;6(4):225-248. doi: 10.15171/bi.2016.30. Epub 2016 Dec 5. Review.

16.

A prospective highlight on exosomal nanoshuttles and cancer immunotherapy and vaccination.

Rafi MA, Omidi Y.

Bioimpacts. 2015;5(3):117-22. doi: 10.15171/bi.2015.22. Epub 2015 Sep 10.

17.

Long-term Improvements in Lifespan and Pathology in CNS and PNS After BMT Plus One Intravenous Injection of AAVrh10-GALC in Twitcher Mice.

Rafi MA, Rao HZ, Luzi P, Wenger DA.

Mol Ther. 2015 Nov;23(11):1681-1690. doi: 10.1038/mt.2015.145. Epub 2015 Sep 2.

18.

To impact or not to impact, this is not a question for BioImpacts!

Rafi MA.

Bioimpacts. 2015;5(1):1-2. doi: 10.15171/bi.2015.11. Epub 2015 Feb 28.

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Intravenous injection of AAVrh10-GALC after the neonatal period in twitcher mice results in significant expression in the central and peripheral nervous systems and improvement of clinical features.

Rafi MA, Rao HZ, Luzi P, Luddi A, Curtis MT, Wenger DA.

Mol Genet Metab. 2015 Mar;114(3):459-66. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2014.12.300. Epub 2014 Dec 11.

PMID:
25533112
20.

Calicnemia fortis sp. nov. from Pakistan (Odonata: Zygoptera: Platycnemididae) .

Dow RA, Zia A, Naeem M, Rafi MA.

Zootaxa. 2014 Oct 1;3869(3):338-42. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3869.3.7.

PMID:
25283920
21.

The hawkmoth fauna of Pakistan (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae).

Rafi MA, Sultan A, Kitching IJ, Pittaway AR, Markhasiov M, Khan MR, Naz F.

Zootaxa. 2014 May 7;3794:393-418. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3794.3.4.

PMID:
24870331
22.

Lysosomal storage diseases: heterogeneous group of disorders.

Wenger DA, Luzi P, Rafi MA.

Bioimpacts. 2013;3(4):145-7. doi: 10.5681/bi.2013.029. Epub 2013 Dec 2.

23.

Krabbe disease: are certain mutations disease-causing only when specific polymorphisms are present or when inherited in trans with specific second mutations?

Wenger DA, Luzi P, Rafi MA.

Mol Genet Metab. 2014 Mar;111(3):307-308. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2013.12.009. Epub 2013 Dec 19. No abstract available.

PMID:
24388568
24.

Sixteen novel mutations in the arylsulfatase A gene causing metachromatic leukodystrophy.

Luzi P, Rafi MA, Rao HZ, Wenger DA.

Gene. 2013 Nov 10;530(2):323-8. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2013.08.065. Epub 2013 Aug 31.

PMID:
24001781
25.

Extended normal life after AAVrh10-mediated gene therapy in the mouse model of Krabbe disease.

Rafi MA, Rao HZ, Luzi P, Curtis MT, Wenger DA.

Mol Ther. 2012 Nov;20(11):2031-42. doi: 10.1038/mt.2012.153. Epub 2012 Jul 31.

26.

Damselflies (Zygoptera: Odonata) of Pakistan: part 1.

Zia A, Naeem M, Rafi MA, Naz F, Afsheen S, Ilyas M.

J Insect Sci. 2011;11:102. doi: 10.1673/031.011.10201.

27.

Gene and stem cell therapy: alone or in combination?

Rafi MA.

Bioimpacts. 2011;1(4):213-8. doi: 10.5681/bi.2011.030. Epub 2011 Dec 9.

28.

Faunistics of tiger beetles (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) from Pakistan.

Rafi MA, Jürgen W, Matin MA, Zia A, Sultan A, Naz F.

J Insect Sci. 2010;10:116. doi: 10.1673/031.010.11601.

29.

Conversion of regional to general anaesthesia at caesarean section: increasing the use of regional anaesthesia through continuous prospective audit.

Rafi MA, Arfeen Z, Misra U.

Int J Obstet Anesth. 2010 Apr;19(2):179-82. doi: 10.1016/j.ijoa.2009.08.008. Epub 2010 Mar 2.

PMID:
20199859
30.

Effects of treatments on inflammatory and apoptotic markers in the CNS of mice with globoid cell leukodystrophy.

Luzi P, Abraham RM, Rafi MA, Curtis M, Hooper DC, Wenger DA.

Brain Res. 2009 Dec 1;1300:146-58. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2009.09.017. Epub 2009 Sep 11.

31.

Significant correction of pathology in brains of twitcher mice following injection of genetically modified mouse neural progenitor cells.

Strazza M, Luddi A, Carbone M, Rafi MA, Costantino-Ceccarini E, Wenger DA.

Mol Genet Metab. 2009 May;97(1):27-34. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2009.01.005. Epub 2009 Feb 12.

PMID:
19217332
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33.

Biochemical and pathological evaluation of long-lived mice with globoid cell leukodystrophy after bone marrow transplantation.

Luzi P, Rafi MA, Zaka M, Rao HZ, Curtis M, Vanier MT, Wenger DA.

Mol Genet Metab. 2005 Sep-Oct;86(1-2):150-9.

PMID:
16169269
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35.

AAV-mediated expression of galactocerebrosidase in brain results in attenuated symptoms and extended life span in murine models of globoid cell leukodystrophy.

Rafi MA, Zhi Rao H, Passini MA, Curtis M, Vanier MT, Zaka M, Luzi P, Wolfe JH, Wenger DA.

Mol Ther. 2005 May;11(5):734-44.

37.

Mutation analysis of feline Niemann-Pick C1 disease.

Somers KL, Royals MA, Carstea ED, Rafi MA, Wenger DA, Thrall MA.

Mol Genet Metab. 2003 Jun;79(2):99-103.

PMID:
12809639
39.

Peripheral neuropathy with hypomyelinating features in adult-onset Krabbe's disease.

Sabatelli M, Quaranta L, Madia F, Lippi G, Conte A, Lo Monaco M, Di Trapani G, Rafi MA, Wenger DA, Vaccaro AM, Tonali P.

Neuromuscul Disord. 2002 May;12(4):386-91.

PMID:
12062257
40.

Retrovirus-mediated gene transfer and galactocerebrosidase uptake into twitcher glial cells results in appropriate localization and phenotype correction.

Luddi A, Volterrani M, Strazza M, Smorlesi A, Rafi MA, Datto J, Wenger DA, Costantino-Ceccarini E.

Neurobiol Dis. 2001 Aug;8(4):600-10.

PMID:
11493025
41.

Generation of a mouse with low galactocerebrosidase activity by gene targeting: a new model of globoid cell leukodystrophy (Krabbe disease).

Luzi P, Rafi MA, Zaka M, Curtis M, Vanier MT, Wenger DA.

Mol Genet Metab. 2001 Jul;73(3):211-23.

PMID:
11461188
42.

Krabbe disease: genetic aspects and progress toward therapy.

Wenger DA, Rafi MA, Luzi P, Datto J, Costantino-Ceccarini E.

Mol Genet Metab. 2000 May;70(1):1-9. Review.

PMID:
10833326
43.

Evidence of diffuse brain pathology and unspecific genetic characterization in a patient with an atypical form of adult-onset Krabbe disease.

De Stefano N, Dotti MT, Mortilla M, Pappagallo E, Luzi P, Rafi MA, Formichi P, Inzitari D, Wenger DA, Federico A.

J Neurol. 2000 Mar;247(3):226-8. No abstract available.

PMID:
10787123
44.

Niemann-Pick C1 disease: the I1061T substitution is a frequent mutant allele in patients of Western European descent and correlates with a classic juvenile phenotype.

Millat G, Marçais C, Rafi MA, Yamamoto T, Morris JA, Pentchev PG, Ohno K, Wenger DA, Vanier MT.

Am J Hum Genet. 1999 Nov;65(5):1321-9.

45.

Protracted course of Krabbe disease in an adult patient bearing a novel mutation.

Jardim LB, Giugliani R, Pires RF, Haussen S, Burin MG, Rafi MA, Wenger DA.

Arch Neurol. 1999 Aug;56(8):1014-7.

PMID:
10448809
46.

Genetic galactocerebrosidase deficiency (globoid cell leukodystrophy, Krabbe disease) in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta).

Baskin GB, Ratterree M, Davison BB, Falkenstein KP, Clarke MR, England JD, Vanier MT, Luzi P, Rafi MA, Wenger DA.

Lab Anim Sci. 1998 Oct;48(5):476-82.

PMID:
10090061
47.

Globoid cell leukodystrophy in cairn and West Highland white terriers.

Wenger DA, Victoria T, Rafi MA, Luzi P, Vanier MT, Vite C, Patterson DF, Haskins MH.

J Hered. 1999 Jan-Feb;90(1):138-42.

PMID:
9987921
48.

Transduction of cultured oligodendrocytes from normal and twitcher mice by a retroviral vector containing human galactocerebrosidase (GALC) cDNA.

Costantino-Ceccarini E, Luddi A, Volterrani M, Strazza M, Rafi MA, Wenger DA.

Neurochem Res. 1999 Feb;24(2):287-93.

PMID:
9972877
49.

Analysis of the 5' flanking region of the human galactocerebrosidase (GALC) gene.

Luzi P, Victoria T, Rafi MA, Wenger DA.

Biochem Mol Med. 1997 Dec;62(2):159-64.

PMID:
9441867
50.

Prevalent mutations in the GALC gene of patients with Krabbe disease of Dutch and other European origin.

Kleijer WJ, Keulemans JL, van der Kraan M, Geilen GG, van der Helm RM, Rafi MA, Luzi P, Wenger DA, Halley DJ, van Diggelen OP.

J Inherit Metab Dis. 1997 Aug;20(4):587-94.

PMID:
9266397

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