Academic Publications

Peer-reviewed publications:

  • Jaber, Z., Aouad, P., Al Medawar, M., Bahmad, H., … Kobeissy, F. (2016). Role of Systems Biology in Brain Injury Biomarker Discovery: Neuroproteomics Application. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.), 1462, 157–174.
  • Jaber, Z., Aouad, P., Al Medawar, M., Bahmad, H., …, & Kobeissy, F. (2016). Application of Systems Biology to Neuroproteomics: The Path to Enhanced Theranostics in Traumatic Brain Injury. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.), 1462, 139–155.
  • Almedawar MM, Walsh JL, Isma’eel HA. Waterpipe smoking and risk of coronary artery disease. Current Opinion in Cardiology. 2016 Sep;31(5):545-50
  • Isma’eel HA, Cremer PC, Khalaf S, Almedawar MM, …, Jaber WA. Artificial neural network modeling enhances risk stratification and can reduce downstream testing for patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes, negative cardiac biomarkers, and normal ECGs. The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 2015 Dec; 31 (8) :1–10
  • Isma’eel HA*, Almedawar MM*, Harbieh B, Alajaji W, …, Alam S. Quantifying the impact of using Coronary Artery Calcium Score for risk categorization instead of Framingham Score or European Heart Score in lipid lowering algorithms. Journal of the Saudi Heart Association. 2015; 27:234–243

*Co-first authors with equal contribution

  • Isma’eel HA, Sakr GE, Almedawar MM, Fathallah J, …, Elhajj IH. Artificial neural network modeling using clinical and knowledge independent variables predicts salt intake reduction behavior. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 2015 Jun; 5(3):178-185
  • Almedawar MM, Nasreddine L, Olabi A, Hamade H, …, Isma’eel HA. Sodium intake reduction efforts in Lebanon. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 2015 Jun; 5(3):219-228
  • Nasreddine L, Akl C, Al-Shaar L, Almedawar MM, Isma’eel H. Consumer Knowledge, Attitudes and Salt-Related Behavior in the Middle-East: The Case of Lebanon. Nutrients. 2014 Nov; 6(11):5079-5102
  • Sibai AM, Tohme RA, Almedawar MM, Itani T, …, Isma’eel HA. Lifetime cumulative exposure to waterpipe smoking is associated with coronary artery disease. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Jun; 234(2): 454-460
  • Isma’eel HA, Sakr G, Habib R, Almedawar MM, …, Elhajj I, Improved accuracy of anticoagulant dose prediction using a pharmacogenetic and artificial neural network-based method. Eur J Clin Pharmacol, 2014 Mar; 70(3): 265-273.

Non-peer reviewed publications:

1-    Lebanese Action on Salt and Health Activity Report 2012-2014

2-    Almedawar MM. Lebanon participates in WHO-EMRO fat elimination and salt reduction workshop. Radioactive Medical Student Newsletter, American University of Beirut Medical Center. Volume 1. Issue no 1. February, 2014