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Mohammed A. Rafi

Mohammed A. Rafi,

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1020 Locust Street
Suite 393 JAH
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-5715
(215) 923-7747 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Long-term Improvements in Lifespan and Pathology in CNS and PNS After BMT Plus One Intravenous Injection of AAVrh10-GALC in Twitcher Mice
  2. To impact or not to impact, this is not a question for BioImpacts!
  3. 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
  4. Krabbe disease: Are certain mutations disease-causing only when specific polymorphisms are present or when inherited in trans with specific second mutations?
  5. Lysosomal storage diseases: Heterogeneous group of disorders
  6. Sixteen novel mutations in the arylsulfatase A gene causing metachromatic leukodystrophy
  7. Extended normal life after AAVrh10-mediated gene therapy in the mouse model of krabbe disease
  8. Gene and stem cell therapy: Alone or in combination?
  9. Combined effects of hyperglycemic conditions and HIV-1 Nef: A potential model for induced HIV neuropathogenesis
  10. Effects of treatments on inflammatory and apoptotic markers in the CNS of mice with globoid cell leukodystrophy
  11. Significant correction of pathology in brains of twitcher mice following injection of genetically modified mouse neural progenitor cells
  12. A single mutation in the GALC gene is responsible for the majority of late onset Krabbe disease patients in the Catania (Sicily, Italy) region.
  13. HIV-1 Vpr potently induces programmed cell death in the CNS in vivo
  14. Insulin-like growth factor-1 provides protection against psychosine-induced apoptosis in cultured mouse oligodendrocyte progenitor cells using primarily the PI3K/Akt pathway
  15. AAV2/5 vector expressing galactocerebrosidase ameliorates CNS disease in the murine model of globoid-cell leukodystrophy more efficiently than AAV2
  16. Biochemical and pathological evaluation of long-lived mice with globoid cell leukodystrophy after bone marrow transplantation
  17. AAV-Mediated expression of galactocerebrosidase in brain results in attenuated symptoms and extended life span in murine models of globoid cell leukodystrophy
  18. Generation of transgenic mice expressing insulin-like growth factor-1 under the control of the myelin basic protein promoter: Increased myelination and potential for studies on the effects of increased IGF-1 on experimentally and genetically induced demyelination
  19. Disease-causing mutations in cis with the common arylsulfatase A pseudodeficiency allele compound the difficulties in accurately identifying patients and carriers of metachromatic leukodystrophy
  20. Mutation analysis of feline Niemann-Pick C1 disease