Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 KSRP modulates melanoma growth and efficacy of vemurafenib 2019
2019 A novel marine natural product derived pyrroloiminoquinone with potent activity against skin cancer cells 2019
2019 Protective Effect of Baicalin Against TLR4-mediated UVA-induced Skin Inflammation 2019
2019 Ultraviolet radiation, both UVA and UVB, influences the composition of the skin microbiome 2019
2018 Peptide-Functionalized Hydrogel Cubes for Active Tumor Cell Targeting 2018
2018 Cancer Therapy-Induced Cardiovascular Toxicity: Doxorubicin triggers splenic contraction and irreversible dysregulation of cox and lox that alters the inflammation-resolution program in the myocardium 2018
2018 Inhibition of interleukin-12 and/or interleukin-23 for the treatment of psoriasis: What is the evidence for an effect on malignancy? 2018
2018 The skin microbiome and immune system: Potential target for chemoprevention? 2018
2017 Evidence for biochemical barrier restoration: Topical solenopsin analogs improve inflammation and acanthosis in the KC-Tie2 mouse model of psoriasis 2017
2017 Loss of INK4a/Arf gene enhances ultraviolet radiation-induced cutaneous tumor development 2017
2017 Association of vitamin D receptor polymorphisms with the risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer in adults 2017
2017 An epigenome-wide association study of inflammatory response to fenofibrate in the Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drugs and Diet Network 2017
2017 Ultraviolet Radiation-Induced Downregulation of SERCA2 Mediates Activation of NLRP3 Inflammasome in Basal Cell Carcinoma 2017
2017 Proteomic Analysis and Functional Studies of Baicalin on Proteins Associated with Skin Cancer 2017
2016 A murine model for the development of melanocytic nevi and their progression to melanoma 2016
2015 Baicalin Protects Keratinocytes from Toll-like Receptor-4 Mediated DNA Damage and Inflammation Following Ultraviolet Irradiation 2015
2015 P-selectin enhances growth and metastasis of mouse mammary tumors by promoting regulatory T cell infiltration into the tumors 2015
2015 Erratum: Vitamin D and skin cancer (Photochemistry and Photobiology 91:1 (204) 10.1111/php.12382) 2015
2015 In vivo suppression of heat shock protein (HSP)27 and HSP70 accelerates DMBA-induced skin carcinogenesis by inducing antigenic unresponsiveness to the initiating carcinogenic chemical 2015
2015 Interleukin-17 mediated inflammatory responses are required for ultraviolet radiation-induced immune suppression 2015
2015 Vitamin D and skin cancer 2015
2014 Type i interferons: Key players in normal skin and select cutaneous malignancies 2014
2014 The effects of baicalin against UVA-induced photoaging in skin fibroblasts 2014
2014 Toll-like receptor mediated regulation of breast cancer: A case of mixed blessings 2014
2014 Toll-like receptor-4 deficiency enhances repair of UVR-induced cutaneous DNA damage by nucleotide excision repair mechanism 2014
2014 Toll-like receptors and skin cancer 2014
2013 Thymoquinone suppresses metastasis of melanoma cells by inhibition of NLRP3 inflammasome 2013
2012 Biological properties of carbon powders synthesized using chemical vapour deposition and detonation methods 2012
2012 Tualang honey protects keratinocytes from ultraviolet radiation-induced inflammation and DNA damage 2012
2012 IL-17 mediated inflammation promotes tumor growth and progression in the skin 2012
2012 Cell mediated immune responses through TLR4 prevents DMBA-induced mammary carcinogenesis in mice 2012
2012 Expression of toll-like receptors on breast tumors: taking a toll on tumor microenvironment. 2012
2011 The antiproliferative function of violacein-like purple violet pigment (PVP) from an Antarctic Janthinobacterium sp. Ant5-2 in UV-induced 2237 fibrosarcoma 2011
2011 Regulation of ultraviolet radiation induced cutaneous photoimmunosuppression by Toll-like receptor-4 2011
2011 Differential roles of T-cell subsets in regulation of ultraviolet radiation induced cutaneous photocarcinogenesis 2011
2010 IL-17 promotes tumor development through the induction of tumor promoting microenvironments at tumor sites and myeloid-derived suppressor cells 2010
2009 IL-12 deficiency suppresses 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate-induced skin tumor development in 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene-initiated mouse skin through inhibition of inflammation 2009
2009 Resveratrol enhances cell-mediated immune response to DMBA through TLR4 and prevents DMBA induced cutaneous carcinogenesis 2009
2009 Heat shock proteins HSP27 and HSP70 are present in the skin and are important mediators of allergic contact hypersensitivity 2009
2008 Antagonistic roles of CD4+ and CD8+ T-cells in 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene cutaneous carcinogenesis 2008
2008 Protective role of Toll-like receptor 4 during the initiation stage of cutaneous chemical carcinogenesis (Cancer Research (2008) 68, (615-622)) 2008
2008 The immunosuppressive effects of phthalocyanine photodynamic therapy in mice are mediated by CD4+ and CD8+ T cells and can be adoptively transferred to naive recipients 2008
2008 Protective role of toll-like receptor 4 during the initiation stage of cutaneous chemical carcinogenesis 2008
2007 Acquired and innate immunity to polyaromatic hydrocarbons 2007
2007 Photoprotective effects of green tea polyphenols 2007
2006 Suppression of Mycobacterium tuberculosis induced reactive oxygen species (ROS) and TNF-α mRNA expression in human monocytes by allicin 2006
2004 Topical application of dimethylbenz[a]anthracene results in the generation of multiple melanocytic nevi in C3H/HeN mice 2004
2004 Proteomics reveals that proteins expressed during the early stage of Bacillus anthracis infection are potential targets for the development of vaccines and drugs. 2004
2003 Comparative proteomic profiling of murine skin 2003


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2017 UV and skin: Photocarcinogenesis.  67-103. 2017
2011 Systemic and topical use of green tea polyphenols for healthy skin.  71-83. 2011
2005 Photoprotection by green tea polyphenols.  639-656. 2005

Principal Investigator On

  • Mechanisms Elicited by Type I Interferons in Cutaneous Photocarcinogenesis  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2021
  • Pharmacological Management of Ultraviolet Radiation Induced Skin Cancer  awarded by DOD - Department of Defense 2018 - 2020
  • The Role of STING Agonists in UVB-Induced DNA Damage  awarded by American Skin Association 2019
  • Role of p53 in Modulation of Toll Like Receptor Mediated UV Radiation Induced Cutaneous Responses  awarded by American Skin Association 2013 - 2016
  • Regulation of Ultraviolet Radiation Induced Cutaneous Photo Damage and Nucleotide Excision Repair by Toll Like Receptor-4  awarded by DOD - ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH ACQUISITION ACTIVITY 2010 - 2015
  • UAB Skin Disease Research Center - Role of The Innate Immune System in Regulation of UVB Induced Skin Carcinogenesis - P & F 14  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2009 - 2014
  • Photodermatological Effects of Toll Like Receptor-4 (TLR4)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2013
  • Regulation of Ultraviolet Radiation Induced DNA Damage and Repair by Toll Like Receptors  awarded by American Skin Association 2012
  • Role of p16/INK4a in Ultraviolet Radiation Induced Inflammation and Photocarcinogenesis  awarded by DOD - ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH ACQUISITION ACTIVITY 2010 - 2012
  • Photoimmunological Effects of Toll like Receptor-4 (TLR4) in Skin  awarded by Dermatology Foundation 2009 - 2011
  • Full Name

  • Nabiha Yusuf