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profileMohammad Ariful Islam, Ph.D.

TitleResearch Fellow in Anaesthesia (EXT)
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
AddressBrigham and Women's Hospital
Anesthesia MRB 6
75 Francis St
Boston MA 02115
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2009The Best Poster Award
2011Poster Award
2011The Best Poster Award
2012Brain Korea 21 (BK21) Award
2013WCU Best Poster Award
2013The Best Young Scientist Award
2013The Best Performance Award for Research Excellence

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  1. Enamullah M, Makhloufi G, Ahmed R, Joy BA, Islam MA, Padula D, Hunter H, Pescitelli G, Janiak C. Synthesis, X-ray, and Spectroscopic Study of Dissymmetric Tetrahedral Zinc(II) Complexes from Chiral Schiff Base Naphthaldiminate Ligands with Apparent Exception to the ECD Exciton Chirality. Inorg Chem. 2016 Jul 05; 55(13):6449-64. PMID: 27295327.
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  2. Islam MA, Kim S, Firdous J, Lee AY, Hong SH, Seo MK, Park TE, Yun CH, Choi YJ, Chae C, Cho CS, Cho MH. A high affinity kidney targeting by chitobionic acid-conjugated polysorbitol gene transporter alleviates unilateral ureteral obstruction in rats. Biomaterials. 2016 Sep; 102:43-57. PMID: 27318934.
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  3. Rahman SR, Ahmed MF, Islam MA, Majibur Rahman M. Effect of risk factors on the prevalence of influenza infections among children of slums of Dhaka city. Springerplus. 2016; 5:602. PMID: 27247898; PMCID: PMC4864765.
  4. Islam MA, Reesor EK, Xu Y, Zope HR, Zetter BR, Shi J. Biomaterials for mRNA delivery. Biomater Sci. 2015 Dec; 3(12):1519-33. PMID: 26280625; PMCID: PMC4641793 [Available on 12/10/15].
  5. Islam MA, Sultana N, Ahmed F, Rahman MM, Rahman SR. ANTIGENIC AND GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF INFLUENZA B VIRUSES IN 2012 FROM SLUMS, DHAKA, BANGLADESH. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2015 Jul; 46(4):611-5. PMID: 26867380.
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  6. Cho WY, Hong SH, Singh B, Islam MA, Lee S, Lee AY, Gankhuyag N, Kim JE, Yu KN, Kim KH, Park YC, Cho CS, Cho MH. Suppression of tumor growth in lung cancer xenograft model mice by poly(sorbitol-co-PEI)-mediated delivery of osteopontin siRNA. Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 2015 Aug; 94:450-62. PMID: 26141346.
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  7. Islam MA, Park TE, Reesor E, Cherukula K, Hasan A, Firdous J, Singh B, Kang SK, Choi YJ, Park IK, Cho CS. Mucoadhesive Chitosan Derivatives as Novel Drug Carriers. Curr Pharm Des. 2015; 21(29):4285-309. PMID: 26323422.
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  8. Singh B; Maharjan S; Kim YK; Jiang T; Islam MA; Kang SK; Cho MH; Choi YJ; Cho CS. Targeted Gene Delivery via N-Acetylglucosamine Receptor Mediated Endocytosis. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 2014; 14(11):8356-8364(9).
  9. Singh B, Maharjan S, Kim YK, Jiang T, Islam MA, Kang SK, Cho MH, Choi YJ, Cho CS. Targeted gene delivery via N-acetylglucosamine receptor mediated endocytosis. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2014 Nov; 14(11):8356-64. PMID: 25958528.
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  10. Muthiah M, Islam MA, Lee HJ, Moon MJ, Cho CS, Park IK. MicroRNA delivery with osmotic polysorbitol-based transporter suppresses breast cancer cell proliferation. Int J Biol Macromol. 2015 Jan; 72:1237-43. PMID: 25450545.
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  11. Firdous J, Islam MA, Park SM, Cheon IS, Shim BS, Yoon HS, Song M, Chang J, Choi YJ, Park YM, Boraschi D, Han SH, Cho CS, Yun CH. Induction of long-term immunity against respiratory syncytial virus glycoprotein by an osmotic polymeric nanocarrier. Acta Biomater. 2014 Nov; 10(11):4606-4617. PMID: 25110285.
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  12. Islam MA, Park TE, Singh B, Maharjan S, Firdous J, Cho MH, Kang SK, Yun CH, Choi YJ, Cho CS. . Major degradable polycations as carriers for DNA and siRNA. J Control Release. 2014.
  13. Islam MA, Park TE, Singh B, Maharjan S, Firdous J, Cho MH, Kang SK, Yun CH, Choi YJ, Cho CS. Major degradable polycations as carriers for DNA and siRNA. J Control Release. 2014 Nov 10; 193:74-89. PMID: 24942341.
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  14. Nguyen KC, Muthiah M, Islam MA, Kalash RS, Cho CS, Park H, Lee IK, Kim HJ, Park IK, Cho KA. Selective transfection with osmotically active sorbitol modified PEI nanoparticles for enhanced anti-cancer gene therapy. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2014 Jul 01; 119:126-36. PMID: 24880989.
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  15. Muthiah M, Islam MA, Cho CS, Hwang JE, Chung IJ, Park IK. Substrate-mediated delivery of microRNA-145 through a polysorbitol-based osmotically active transporter suppresses smooth muscle cell proliferation: implications for restenosis treatment. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 2014 Apr; 10(4):571-9. PMID: 24734509.
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  16. Islam MA, Firdous J, Choi YJ, Yun CH, Cho CS. Regulation of endocytosis by non-viral vectors for efficient gene activity. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 2014 Jan; 10(1):67-80. PMID: 24724499.
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  17. Islam MA, Shin JY, Yun CH, Cho CS, Seo HW, Chae C, Cho MH. The effect of RNAi silencing of p62 using an osmotic polysorbitol transporter on autophagy and tumorigenesis in lungs of K-rasLA1 mice. Biomaterials. 2014 Feb; 35(5):1584-96. PMID: 24269155.
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  18. Islam MA, Firdous J, Choi YJ, Yun CH, Cho CS. Design and application of chitosan microspheres as oral and nasal vaccine carriers: an updated review. Int J Nanomedicine. 2012; 7:6077-93. PMID: 23271909; PMCID: PMC3526152.
  19. Islam MA, Shin JY, Firdous J, Park TE, Choi YJ, Cho MH, Yun CH, Cho CS. The role of osmotic polysorbitol-based transporter in RNAi silencing via caveolae-mediated endocytosis and COX-2 expression. Biomaterials. 2012 Dec; 33(34):8868-80. PMID: 22975426.
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  20. Park TE, Kang B, Kim YK, Zhang Q, Lee WS, Islam MA, Kang SK, Cho MH, Choi YJ, Cho CS. Selective stimulation of caveolae-mediated endocytosis by an osmotic polymannitol-based gene transporter. Biomaterials. 2012 Oct; 33(29):7272-81. PMID: 22818984.
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  21. Luu QP, Shin JY, Kim YK, Islam MA, Kang SK, Cho MH, Choi YJ, Cho CS. High gene transfer by the osmotic polysorbitol-mediated transporter through the selective caveolae endocytic pathway. Mol Pharm. 2012 Aug 06; 9(8):2206-18. PMID: 22708896.
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  22. Bajracharya P, Islam MA, Jiang T, Kang SK, Choi YJ, Cho CS. Effect of microencapsulation of Lactobacillus salivarus 29 into alginate/chitosan/alginate microcapsules on viability and cytokine induction. J Microencapsul. 2012; 29(5):429-36. PMID: 22304243.
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  23. Lee WJ, Cha S, Shin M, Jung M, Islam MA, Cho CS, Yoo HS. Efficacy of thiolated eudragit microspheres as an oral vaccine delivery system to induce mucosal immunity against enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli in mice. Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 2012 May; 81(1):43-8. PMID: 22306699.
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  24. Kim YK, Luu QP, Islam MA, Choi YJ, Cho CS, Jiang HL, Cho MH. Degradable polyethylenimine derivatives as gene carriers. Nano Life. 2012, 2 (1): 1230004. 2012.
  25. Islam MA, Yun CH, Choi YJ, Shin JY, Arote R, Jiang HL, Kang SK, Nah JW, Park IK, Cho MH, Cho CS. Accelerated gene transfer through a polysorbitol-based transporter mechanism. Biomaterials. 2011 Dec; 32(36):9908-24. PMID: 21959011.
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  26. Jiang HL, Hong SH, Kim YK, Islam MA, Kim HJ, Choi YJ, Nah JW, Lee KH, Han KW, Chae C, Cho CS, Cho MH. Aerosol delivery of spermine-based poly(amino ester)/Akt1 shRNA complexes for lung cancer gene therapy. Int J Pharm. 2011 Nov 28; 420(2):256-65. PMID: 21911043.
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  27. Islam MA, Bajracharya P, Kang SK, Yun CH, Kim EM, Jeong HJ, Choi YJ, Kim EB, Cho CS. Mucoadhesive alginate/poly (L-lysine)/thiolated alginate microcapsules for oral delivery of Lactobacillus salivarius 29. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2011 Aug; 11(8):7091-5. PMID: 22103131.
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  28. Lee WJ, Cha S, Shin M, Islam MA, Cho CS, Yoo HS. Induction of Th1 polarized immune responses by thiolated Eudragit-coated F4 and F18 fimbriae of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli. Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 2011 Oct; 79(2):226-31. PMID: 21571066.
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  29. Islam MA, Jiang HL, Quan JS, Arote RB, Kang ML, Yoo HS, Yun CH, Choi YJ, Cho CS. Mucoadhesive and pH-sensitive thiolated Eudragit microspheres for oral delivery of Pasteurella multocida antigens containing dermonecrotoxin. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2011 May; 11(5):4174-81. PMID: 21780423.
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  30. Islam MA, Yun CH, Choi YJ, Cho CS. Microencapsulation of live probiotic bacteria. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2010 Oct; 20(10):1367-77. PMID: 21030820.
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  31. Islam MA, Mondol AS, Azmi IJ, de Boer E, Beumer RR, Zwietering MH, Heuvelink AE, Talukder KA. Occurrence and characterization of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in raw meat, raw milk, and street vended juices in Bangladesh. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2010 Nov; 7(11):1381-5. PMID: 20704491.
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  32. Islam MA, Mondol AS, de Boer E, Beumer RR, Zwietering MH, Talukder KA, Heuvelink AE. Prevalence and genetic characterization of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolates from slaughtered animals in Bangladesh. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 Sep; 74(17):5414-21. PMID: 18641151; PMCID: PMC2546655.
  33. Talukder KA, Khajanchi BK, Islam MA, Islam Z, Dutta DK, Rahman M, Watanabe H, Nair GB, Sack DA. Fluoroquinolone resistance linked to both gyrA and parC mutations in the quinolone resistance-determining region of Shigella dysenteriae type 1. Curr Microbiol. 2006 Feb; 52(2):108-11. PMID: 16450072.
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