A Minagar

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Edwin Smith surgical papyrus: description and analysis of the earliest case of aphasia
    Alireza Minagar
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, PO Box 33932, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    J Med Biogr 11:114-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Case report: one-and-a-half-syndrome and tuberculosis of the pons in a patient with AIDS
    A Minagar
    Department of Neurology, University of Miami, Florida, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 14:461-4. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Liposuction and ischemic optic neuropathy. Case report and review of literature
    A Minagar
    University of Miami, Department of Neurology D4 5, P O Box 016960, 3310, Miami, FL, USA
    J Neurol Sci 181:132-6. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Transient movement disorders and multiple sclerosis
    Alireza Minagar
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, P O Box 33932, Shreveport 71130 3932, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 9:111-3. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of intramuscular interferon beta-1a compared with subcutaneous interferon beta-1a in relapsing MS: results from PROOF
    Alireza Minagara
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71107, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1049-55. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Alterations in serum MMP-8, MMP-9, IL-12p40 and IL-23 in multiple sclerosis patients treated with interferon-beta1b
    J S Alexander
    Departments of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, LSUHSC Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Mult Scler 16:801-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint A multi-center blinded prospective study of urine neural thread protein measurements in patients with suspected Alzheimer's disease
    Ira Goodman
    Department of Neurology, Orlando Regional Healthcare System, 818 Main Lane, Orlando, FL 32801, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:21-30. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The neglected research of Egas Moniz of internal carotid artery (ICA) occlusion
    George W Lowis
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 12:286-91. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Nonmalignant pediatric brain tumors
    Mahmoud Rashidi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 3:200-5. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint HLA-DRB1*1501, -DQB1*0301, -DQB1*0302, -DQB1*0602, and -DQB1*0603 alleles are associated with more severe disease outcome on MRI in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Robert Zivadinov
    Department of Neurology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center, The Jacobs Neurological Institute, State University at Buffalo, New York 14203, USA
    Int Rev Neurobiol 79:521-35. 2007

Collaborators

  • J Oger
  • M Kaufman
  • Jock Murray
  • R E Kelley
  • George W Lowis
  • R Zivadinov
  • Lisa M Shulman
  • Madhusudhan P Reddy
  • Wenche Jy
  • J S Alexander
  • Vivek Misra
  • Alireza Minagara
  • Ira Goodman
  • J Steven Alexander
  • Maureen Heldmann
  • Anita S Kablinger
  • Mahmoud Rashidi
  • Irena Adamashvili
  • Stephen L Jaffe
  • M H Jennings
  • K Chalamidas
  • E Gonzalez-Toledo
  • S R Wells
  • V C Ganta
  • M K Harris
  • G Mills
  • J McGee
  • L Sedal
  • M Melanson
  • G Ladurner
  • F Jacques
  • P Duquette
  • P Riskind
  • F Aichner
  • H Rabinovich
  • B Khatri
  • R Schwartz
  • N Kachuck
  • J Pollard
  • K Rammohan
  • F Schautzer
  • K Boundy
  • R MacDonnell
  • Romy Hoque
  • T J Murray
  • S Hodgkinson
  • T Jock Murray
  • H Butzkueven
  • G Rice
  • E Modell
  • Eduardo Gonzalez-Toledo
  • S Strasser Fuchs
  • R Stephens
  • D Arnold
  • J King
  • Merilyn Jennings
  • Susanna Levy
  • Zinaida Lebedeva
  • Matthew McConville
  • Earl Zimmerman
  • Michael Harper
  • Ralph Richter
  • Stacy J Smith
  • Greg Golden
  • Paul Averback
  • Stephen Flitman
  • Sherry Robinson-Jackson
  • Kevin Xie
  • Greg Welman
  • Caleb Bozeman
  • Fleurette Abreo
  • William Behm
  • Witold P Czerwinski
  • Victor Reis DaSilva
  • Stephen Jaffe
  • Donnie Aultman
  • Thomas Pressly
  • Robert Wolf
  • James T Rutka
  • Michael F Glabus
  • Edgar L Milford
  • Vicky Hall

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint The Edwin Smith surgical papyrus: description and analysis of the earliest case of aphasia
    Alireza Minagar
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, PO Box 33932, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    J Med Biogr 11:114-7. 2003
    ..The case concludes with the advice that a patient with such a grave condition should only be comforted, not treated...
  2. ncbi request reprint Case report: one-and-a-half-syndrome and tuberculosis of the pons in a patient with AIDS
    A Minagar
    Department of Neurology, University of Miami, Florida, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 14:461-4. 2000
    ..The patient had complete recovery after anti-tuberculosis treatment. The nuclear location of the tuberculoma is unusual and the reversal of this neuro-ophthalmologic syndrome is noteworthy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Liposuction and ischemic optic neuropathy. Case report and review of literature
    A Minagar
    University of Miami, Department of Neurology D4 5, P O Box 016960, 3310, Miami, FL, USA
    J Neurol Sci 181:132-6. 2000
    ..Liposuction should be added to the list of the surgical procedures that may produce ischemic optic neuropathy as an isolated complication...
  4. ncbi request reprint Transient movement disorders and multiple sclerosis
    Alireza Minagar
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, P O Box 33932, Shreveport 71130 3932, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 9:111-3. 2002
    ..The movement disorders resolved during treatment with adrenocorticotropin hormone (ACTH). Acute exacerbations of MS may be associated with transient movement disorders, which are responsive to ACTH...
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of intramuscular interferon beta-1a compared with subcutaneous interferon beta-1a in relapsing MS: results from PROOF
    Alireza Minagara
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71107, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1049-55. 2008
    ..The Prospective and Retrospective Long-Term Observational Study of Avonex and Rebif (PROOF) was designed to compare the relative efficacy and tolerability of the two IFNbeta-1a products for up to 5 years...
  6. doi request reprint Alterations in serum MMP-8, MMP-9, IL-12p40 and IL-23 in multiple sclerosis patients treated with interferon-beta1b
    J S Alexander
    Departments of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, LSUHSC Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Mult Scler 16:801-9. 2010
    ..Th1/Th17 cytokines e.g. interleukins IL-12p40, IL-17, and IL-23, are associated with MS disease activity and are significant players in pathogenesis of MS...
  7. ncbi request reprint A multi-center blinded prospective study of urine neural thread protein measurements in patients with suspected Alzheimer's disease
    Ira Goodman
    Department of Neurology, Orlando Regional Healthcare System, 818 Main Lane, Orlando, FL 32801, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:21-30. 2007
    ..To investigate the utility of a clinical laboratory ELISA format assay that measures neural thread protein (NTP) in urine in the assessment of patients presenting with cognitive symptoms...
  8. ncbi request reprint The neglected research of Egas Moniz of internal carotid artery (ICA) occlusion
    George W Lowis
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 12:286-91. 2003
    ..We will tie Moniz's ICA occlusion research to his documented use of angiography...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nonmalignant pediatric brain tumors
    Mahmoud Rashidi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 3:200-5. 2003
    ..Advances in the therapeutic management of patients with these tumors have considerably improved their prognosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint HLA-DRB1*1501, -DQB1*0301, -DQB1*0302, -DQB1*0602, and -DQB1*0603 alleles are associated with more severe disease outcome on MRI in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Robert Zivadinov
    Department of Neurology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center, The Jacobs Neurological Institute, State University at Buffalo, New York 14203, USA
    Int Rev Neurobiol 79:521-35. 2007
    ..High-resolution HLA genotyping analysis revealed a robust relationship between alleles HLA-DRB1*1501, -DQB1*0301, -DQB1*0302, -DQB1*0602, and -DQB1*0603, and more severe damage on inflammatory and neurodegenerative MRI measures...
  11. pmc Saliva soluble HLA as a potential marker of response to interferon-beta 1a in multiple sclerosis: a preliminary study
    Alireza Minagar
    Department of Neurology, LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 4:16. 2007
    ..Based upon previous studies in our laboratory, we hypothesized that measurement of soluble HLA (sHLA) molecules class II in saliva of MS patients can serve as marker of therapeutic response to high dose interferon beta-1a...
  12. ncbi request reprint Proteomic analysis of human cerebral endothelial cells activated by multiple sclerosis serum and IFNbeta-1b
    J Steven Alexander
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, LSUHSC S, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    J Mol Neurosci 32:169-78. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Combination therapy with interferon beta-1a and doxycycline in multiple sclerosis: an open-label trial
    Alireza Minagar
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:199-204. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Movement disorders
    Alireza Minagar
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Adv Neurol 90:213-26. 2002
  15. doi request reprint Pseudo-subarachnoid hemorrhage in a patient with acute cerebellar infarction
    Vivek Misra
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Neurol Res 30:813-5. 2008
    ..This is the first reported case of a 'focal lesion' (acute cerebellar infarct) producing a 'pseudo-subarachnoid hemorrhage' secondary to increased intracranial pressure...
  16. doi request reprint Use of perfusion- and diffusion-weighted imaging in differential diagnosis of acute and chronic ischemic stroke and multiple sclerosis
    Robert Zivadinov
    Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center, Department of Neurology, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Neurol Res 30:816-26. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Pseudotumoral renal sarcoid: MRI, PET, and MDCT appearance with pathologic correlation
    Maureen Heldmann
    Department of Radiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:697-9. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint HIV-associated dementia, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, and schizophrenia: gene expression review
    Alireza Minagar
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport 71130, USA
    J Neurol Sci 224:3-17. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Serum from patients with multiple sclerosis downregulates occludin and VE-cadherin expression in cultured endothelial cells
    Alireza Minagar
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Mult Scler 9:235-8. 2003
    ..This downregulation of TJs proteins may, therefore, contribute to the disruption of the BBB in this condition...
  20. ncbi request reprint Soluble HLA-I (s-HLA-I) synthesis in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Irena Adamashvili
    Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, P 0 Box 33932, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Rheumatol Int 23:294-300. 2003
    ..In summary, the results show a genetic heterogeneity of SLE with MHC control of the expression of sHLA-I concentrations and possible involvement of disease-associated factors that might potentiate a specific sHLA-I molecule synthesis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cardioembolic stroke: an update
    Roger E Kelley
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71103, USA
    South Med J 96:343-9. 2003
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  22. ncbi request reprint Acute verbal dyspraxia, a rare presentation in multiple sclerosis: a case report with MRI localization
    Stephen L Jaffe
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University School of Medicine Shreveport, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Mult Scler 9:630-2. 2003
    ..This is the first report of a clinically definite MS patient with acute verbal dyspraxia. Moreover, there was a suggestive localization of verbal praxis to Brodmann areas 44/45...
  23. ncbi request reprint Movement disorders
    Alireza Minagar
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Prim Care 31:111-27. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint The role of macrophage/microglia and astrocytes in the pathogenesis of three neurologic disorders: HIV-associated dementia, Alzheimer disease, and multiple sclerosis
    Alireza Minagar
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    J Neurol Sci 202:13-23. 2002
    ..This review describes the role of M phi and astrocytes in the pathogenesis of these three progressive neurological diseases, examining both beneficent and deleterious effects in each disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Divalproex versus valproate in patients with bipolar disorder
    Anita S Kablinger
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 24:231-2. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Endothelial microparticles (EMP) bind and activate monocytes: elevated EMP-monocyte conjugates in multiple sclerosis
    Wenche Jy
    The Wallace H Coulter Platelet Laboratory, Department of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Front Biosci 9:3137-44. 2004
    ..EMP-MoC were markedly increased in MS patients in exacerbation compared to remission and may serve as a sensitive marker of MS disease activity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Memory complaints and dementia
    Roger E Kelley
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Prim Care 31:129-48. 2004