Non-Communicable Diseases and Injuries


Publications

Varghese E, Samuel SM, Varghese S, Cheema S, Mamtani R, Büsselberg D. Triptolide Decreases Cell Proliferation and Induces Cell Death in Triple Negative MDA-MB-231 Breast Cancer Cells. Biomolecules 2018, 8(4), 163; doi:10.3390/biom8040163

 

Varghese E, Samuel SM, Abotaleb M, Cheema S, Mamtani R, Büsselberg D. The “Yin and Yang” of Natural Compounds in Anticancer Therapy of Triple-Negative Breast Cancers. Cancers 2018, 10(10), 346; doi:10.3390/cancers10100346

 

Cheema S, Maisonneuve P, Zirie M, Jayyousi A, Alrouh H, Abraham A, Al-Samraye S, Mahfoud Z, Al-Janahi IM, Ibrahim B, Lowenfels AB, Mamtani R. Risk Factors for Microvascular Complications of Diabetes in a High-Risk Middle East Population. J Diabetes Res. 2018 Jul 2;2018:8964027. doi: 10.1155/2018/8964027.

 

Cheema S, Maisonneuve P, Al-Thani MH, Al-Thani AA, Abraham A, Al-Mannai GA, Al-Emadi AA, Al-Chetachi WF, Almalki BA, Hassan Khalifa SE, Haj Bakri AO, Lowenfels A, Mamtani R. Oral health behavior and factors associated with poor oral status in Qatar: results from a national health survey. J Public Health Dent. 2017 Mar 28. doi: 10.1111/jphd.12209.

 

Mamtani, R, Cheema, S, Sheikh JI, Cancer risk in waterpipe smokers: a meta-analysis J. et al. Int J Public Health. 2017 62: 73. doi:10.1007/s00038-016-0856-2.

 

Al-Thani MH, Al-Thani AA, Cheema S, Sheikh JI, Mamtani R, Lowenfels AB,  Al-Chetachi WF,  Almalki BA,  Hassan Khalifa SE,  Bakri AO, Maisonneuve P. Prevalence and determinants of metabolic syndrome in Qatar: results from a National Health Survey BMJ Open. 2016 Sep 6;6(9):e009514. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009514. 

 

Mahfoud Z, Cheema S, Alrouh H, Al-Thani MH, Al-Thani AM, Mamtani R. Seat belt and mobile phone use among vehicle drivers in the city of Doha, Qatar: an observational study. BMC Public Health. 2015 Sep 22;15:937. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2283-3. 

 

Tomei S, Mamtani R, Al Ali R, Elkum N, Abdulmalik M, Ismail A, Cheema S, Rouh HA, Aigha, II, Hani F, Al-Samraye S, Taher Aseel M, El Emadi N, Al Mujalli A, Abdelkerim A, Youssif S, Worschech A, El Sebakhy E, Temanni R, Khanna V, Wang E, Kizhakayil D, Al-Thani AA, Al-Thani M, Lowenfels A, Marincola FM, Sheikh J, Chouchane L. Obesity susceptibility loci in Qataris, a highly consanguineous Arabian population. J Transl Med. 2015 Apr 13;13:119. doi: 10.1186/s12967-015-0459-3.

 

Mamtani R, Lowenfels AB, Sheikh JI, Cheema S, Al-Hamaq A, Mathis SA, El-Nahas KG, Maisonneuve P. Adolescent prediabetes in a high risk Middle East Country: a cross-sectional study. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, JSRM Open. August 2014 Vol 5:No 8. DOI: 10.1177/2054270414536550.

 

Mamtani R, Al-Thani MH, Al-Thani AM, Sheikh JI, Lowenfels AB. Motor vehicle injuries in Qatar: time trends in a rapidly developing Middle Eastern nation. Injury Prevention. doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2011-040147. Published online first 12 October 2011. 

 

Mamtani R, Stern P, Dawood I, Cheema S. Metals and disease: a global primary health care perspective. Journal of Toxicology 2011; 2011: 319136. Published online 2011 October 5. doi: 10.1155/2011/319/136. 


News Gallery

WCM-Q research probes risk factors associated with diabetes complications

WCM-Q research probes risk factors associated with diabetes complications


WCM-Q research investigates oral health in Qatar

WCM-Q research investigates oral health in Qatar


Research brings sharper focus to metabolic syndrome in Qatar

Research brings sharper focus to metabolic syndrome in Qatar


Researchers investigate shisha cancer risk

Researchers investigate shisha cancer risk


Presentations

2019 Poster Presentation Chaabane S, Chaabna K, Abraham A, Mamtani R, Cheema S. Variations of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviors in The Middle East and North Africa: A Systematic Overview, Meta-Analysis, and Evidence Gap Mapping. Lifestyle Medicine Symposium: An Emerging Healthcare Trend That Inspires. Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, 19-20 February 2019. Doha, Qatar
2019 Poster Presentation Varghese E, Samuel SM, Varghese S, Cheema S, Mamtani R, Büsselberg D. Triptolide Decreases Cell Proliferation and Induces Cell Death in Triple Negative MDA-MB-231 Breast Cancer Cells. 9th Annual Research Retreat, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, 23 March 2019. Doha, Qatar
2019 Poster Presentation Varghese E, Samuel SM, Abotaleb M, Cheema S, Mamtani R, Büsselberg D. The “Yin and Yang” of Natural Compounds in Anticancer Therapy of Triple Negative Breast Cancers-A review. 9th Annual Research Retreat, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, 23 March 2019. Doha, Qatar
2019 Poster Presentation Chaabane S, Chaabna K, Abraham A, Mamtani R, Cheema S. Physical activity and sedentary behavior in the Middle East and North Africa: A systematic overview and meta-analysis. 9th Annual Research Retreat, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, 23 March 2019. Doha, Qatar
2019 Poster Presentation Abraham A, Cheema S, Maisonneuve P, Zirie M, Jayyousi A, Alrouh H, Al-Samraye S, Mahfoud Z, Al-Janahi IM, Ibrahim B, Lowenfels AB, Mamtani R. Risk Factors for Diabetic Microvascular Complications in a High-Risk Middle East Population. 9th Annual Research Retreat, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, 23 March 2019. Doha, Qatar
2019 Poster Presentation Mushannen T, Chaabna K, Yousuf W, Tom A, Ibrahim H, Abraham A, Mamtani R, Cheema S. Physical activity among college students in Education City, Qatar. 9th Annual Research Retreat, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, 23 March 2019. Doha, Qatar
2019 Poster Presentation Yousuf W, Chaabna K, Mushannen T, Ibrahim H, Tom A, Abraham A, Mamtani R, Cheema S. Dietary habits of college students in Education City, Qatar. 9th Annual Research Retreat, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, 23 March 2019. Doha, Qatar
2018 Poster Presentation Mejova Y, Chaabna K, Cheema S, Weber I. Tracking diabetes awareness in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council through Facebook advertising audiences. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference (QF ARC), 19-20 March 2018. Doha, Qatar
2015 Oral Presentation Cheema S. Seat belt and mobile phone use among young adult drivers in the State of Qatar. The 24th World The International Traffice Medicine Association (ITMA) Congress, 16-18 November 2015. Doha, Qatar 
2015 Oral Presentation Cheema S.  Population Health in Qatar. 1st Health Services Research Symposium, 11 November 2015. Doha, Qatar
2011 Poster Presentation Mamtani R, Al-Thani  M, Al-Thani  A, Strosberg  D, Abdelkarim M, Suhre  K, Lowenfels  A, Sheikh J and Chouchane L . Obesity in Qatar Population: Public Health and Genomic Perspectives, XVII Drugs Affecting Lipid Metabolism (DALM) Symposium, March 14-16, 2011. Doha, Qatar
2011 Poster Presentation Chouchane L, Mamtani R, Al-Thani  M, Al-Thani  A, Strosberg  D, Abdelkarim M, Suhre  K, Lowenfels  A and  Sheikh J. Identification of  Adipocyte Antigens That Elicit a Humoral Iummne Response in Obese Qatari patients Sera by Serological Proteoeme Analysis. XVII Drugs Affecting Lipid Metabolism (DALM) Symposium, March 14-16, 2011. Doha, Qatar