Abrar A Qureshi

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A functional SNP in the MDM2 promoter, pigmentary phenotypes, and risk of skin cancer
    Hongmei Nan
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:171-9. 2009
  2. pmc Genetic variants in FGFR2 and FGFR4 genes and skin cancer risk in the Nurses' Health Study
    Hongmei Nan
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Cancer 9:172. 2009
  3. pmc Pathway analysis for genome-wide association study of basal cell carcinoma of the skin
    Mingfeng Zhang
    Department of Dermatology, Clinical Research Program, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22760. 2011
  4. pmc Smoking and risk of incident psoriasis among women and men in the United States: a combined analysis
    Wenqing Li
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:402-13. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Host risk factors for the development of multiple non-melanoma skin cancers
    A A Qureshi
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 27:565-70. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity in host risk factors for incident melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer in a cohort of US women
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Epidemiol 21:197-203. 2011
  7. pmc Genome-wide association studies identify several new loci associated with pigmentation traits and skin cancer risk in European Americans
    Mingfeng Zhang
    Clinical Research Program, Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 22:2948-59. 2013
  8. pmc Genome-wide association study identifies novel alleles associated with risk of cutaneous basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma
    Hongmei Nan
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 20:3718-24. 2011
  9. pmc Obesity-related genetic variants, human pigmentation, and risk of melanoma
    Xin Li
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Hum Genet 132:793-801. 2013
  10. pmc Genome-wide association study identifies nidogen 1 (NID1) as a susceptibility locus to cutaneous nevi and melanoma risk
    Hongmei Nan
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 20:2673-9. 2011

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  1. pmc A functional SNP in the MDM2 promoter, pigmentary phenotypes, and risk of skin cancer
    Hongmei Nan
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:171-9. 2009
    ..05) than p53 Arg/Arg wild-type group (p, trend, 0.99; p, interaction, 0.07). These results provide evidence for the potential involvement of MDM2 SNP309 in pigmentary traits...
  2. pmc Genetic variants in FGFR2 and FGFR4 genes and skin cancer risk in the Nurses' Health Study
    Hongmei Nan
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Cancer 9:172. 2009
    ..Overexpression of the FGFR4 protein has been linked to cutaneous melanoma progression. Previous studies reported associations between genetic variants in the FGFR2 and FGFR4 genes and development of various cancers...
  3. pmc Pathway analysis for genome-wide association study of basal cell carcinoma of the skin
    Mingfeng Zhang
    Department of Dermatology, Clinical Research Program, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22760. 2011
    ..Recently, a pathway-based approach has been developed to evaluate the cumulative contribution of the functionally related genes for genome-wide association studies (GWASs), which may help utilize GWAS data to a greater extent...
  4. pmc Smoking and risk of incident psoriasis among women and men in the United States: a combined analysis
    Wenqing Li
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:402-13. 2012
    ..0001). In this study, smoking was found to be an independent risk factor for psoriasis in both women and men. Psoriasis risk was particularly augmented for heavy smokers and persons with longer durations of smoking...
  5. doi request reprint Host risk factors for the development of multiple non-melanoma skin cancers
    A A Qureshi
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 27:565-70. 2013
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity in host risk factors for incident melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer in a cohort of US women
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Epidemiol 21:197-203. 2011
    ..Melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), and basal cell carcinoma (BCC) are 3 types of skin cancer that have distinct biologic characteristics and prognoses. We evaluated phenotypic differences in the risk of these cancers in US women...
  7. pmc Genome-wide association studies identify several new loci associated with pigmentation traits and skin cancer risk in European Americans
    Mingfeng Zhang
    Clinical Research Program, Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 22:2948-59. 2013
    ..0 × 10(-8); P = 6.6 × 10(-7) in the discovery set and P = 3.0 × 10(-3) in the replication set) and rs8015138 upstream of GNG2 (P = 6.6 × 10(-8); P = 5.3 × 10(-7) in the discovery set and P = 0.01 in the replication set). ..
  8. pmc Genome-wide association study identifies novel alleles associated with risk of cutaneous basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma
    Hongmei Nan
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 20:3718-24. 2011
    ..21 (1.02-1.44); P= 0.03], were associated with an increased risk of SCC. These two variants were not associated with melanoma risk. We conclude that 6p25 and 13q32 are novel loci conferring susceptibility to non-melanoma skin cancer...
  9. pmc Obesity-related genetic variants, human pigmentation, and risk of melanoma
    Xin Li
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Hum Genet 132:793-801. 2013
    ..But none of them was associated with obesity or in linkage disequilibrium with obesity-related variants. FTO locus may confer variation in human pigmentation and risk of melanoma, which may be independent of its effect on obesity...
  10. pmc Genome-wide association study identifies nidogen 1 (NID1) as a susceptibility locus to cutaneous nevi and melanoma risk
    Hongmei Nan
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 20:2673-9. 2011
    ..5 × 10(-6)) and in primary melanoma (P = 4.6 × 10(-4)) compared with the normal skin...
  11. doi request reprint A genome-wide association study of severe teenage acne in European Americans
    Mingfeng Zhang
    Department of Dermatology, Clinical Research Program, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Hum Genet 133:259-64. 2014
    ..01 (95 % confidence interval = 2.37-6.82). Upon further replication, our findings suggest new genetic basis of acne and may explain the association between acne and cancer risk observed in the epidemiological studies...
  12. pmc Use of tanning beds and incidence of skin cancer
    Mingfeng Zhang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1588-93. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the risk effect of tanning bed use on skin cancers among teenage and young adults. We also expected to determine whether a dose-response relationship was evident...
  13. pmc A germline variant in the interferon regulatory factor 4 gene as a novel skin cancer risk locus
    Jiali Han
    Clinical Research Program, Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Res 71:1533-9. 2011
    ..6 × 10(-3)). Given that the T allele was shown previously to be associated with increased expression of IRF4 locus, further studies are warranted to elucidate the role of the IRF4 gene in human pigmentation and skin cancer development...
  14. pmc Shorter telomeres associate with a reduced risk of melanoma development
    Hongmei Nan
    Channing Laboratory, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Res 71:6758-63. 2011
    ..43 (95% CI: 0.28-0.68; P(trend), 0.0003). Unlike findings for other tumors, shorter telomeres were significantly associated with a decreased risk of melanoma in this study, suggesting a unique role of telomeres in melanoma development...
  15. pmc A prospective study of telomere length and the risk of skin cancer
    Jiali Han
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 129:415-21. 2009
    ..85 (95% CI, 0.94-3.62) (P, trend=0.09). The opposing associations observed should be interpreted with caution, and further research is needed to confirm these possible associations...
  16. pmc Genetically determined ABCB5 functionality correlates with pigmentation phenotype and melanoma risk
    Jennifer Y Lin
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 436:536-42. 2013
    ..Moreover, they provide a first example that functional variation in a prospective cancer stem cell marker can be associated with disease risk for the corresponding malignancy. ..
  17. pmc Genetic variants in telomere-maintaining genes and skin cancer risk
    Hongmei Nan
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Hum Genet 129:247-53. 2011
    ..05). We did not observe significant associations for SCC or BCC risk. Our study provides evidence for the contribution of genetic variants in the telomere-maintaining genes to melanoma susceptibility...
  18. pmc Interleukin and interleukin receptor gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to melanoma
    Fangyi Gu
    Department of aEpidemiology, Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Melanoma Res 18:330-5. 2008
    ..93 to 1.03. We did not find significant results for the SNPs in the other four genes. These data suggest the involvement of IL-6R in melanoma development. Further studies are needed to confirm these findings...
  19. pmc Integrating pathway analysis and genetics of gene expression for genome-wide association study of basal cell carcinoma
    Mingfeng Zhang
    Clinical Research Program, Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Genet 131:615-23. 2012
    ..08). Based on the evidence of biological functions of the JAK-STAT pathway on oncogenesis, it is plausible that this pathway is involved in BCC pathogenesis...
  20. doi request reprint Obesity and risk of incident psoriatic arthritis in US women
    Wenqing Li
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:1267-72. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the association between obesity and the risk of incident PsA in a large cohort of women...
  21. doi request reprint Geographical variation in residence and risk of multiple nonmelanoma skin cancers in US women and men
    Erin X Wei-Passanese
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 88:483-9. 2012
    ..In conclusion, we found that consistent residence in medium- or high-UVR locations was significantly associated an incremental risk of ≥2 NMSCs later in life...
  22. doi request reprint Smoking and risk of incident psoriatic arthritis in US women
    Wenqing Li
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:804-8. 2012
    ..Previous studies have found an association between smoking and psoriasis, but the association with PsA is unclear. The authors aimed to evaluate the association between smoking and the risk of incident PsA in a large cohort of women...
  23. pmc ASIP genetic variants and the number of non-melanoma skin cancers
    Wen Lin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:495-501. 2011
    ..32; 95% CI, 1.07-1.63). The OR increased to 1.45(1.18-1.78) for those with 2-4 NMSCs and 1.84(1.34-2.53) for those with at least five. The findings suggest that ASIP locus is associated with the number of NMSCs...
  24. pmc Personal history of prostate cancer and increased risk of incident melanoma in the United States
    Wen Qing Li
    Wen Qing Li and Alisa M Goldstein, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD Wen Qing Li, Abrar A Qureshi, Jing Ma, Edward L Giovannucci, Meir J Stampfer, and Jiali Han, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School Edward L Giovannucci and Meir J Stampfer, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Jiali Han, Richard M Fairbanks School of Public Health, Simon Cancer Center, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN and Jiali Han, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, Tianjin, China
    J Clin Oncol 31:4394-9. 2013
    ..These findings suggest a possible relationship between PCa and risk of melanoma. We prospectively evaluated this association among US men...
  25. doi request reprint The association between physical activity and the risk of incident psoriasis
    Hillary C Frankel
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Dermatol 148:918-24. 2012
    ..To examine the association between total physical activity, walking, and vigorous exercise and the incidence of psoriasis in women...
  26. pmc No association between telomere length in peripheral blood leukocytes and the risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer
    Geyu Liang
    Division of Gastroenterology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1043-5. 2011
    ..Recent reports have shown that telomere length was associated with the risk of various cancers, but the results have been inconsistent...
  27. pmc PGC-1 coactivators regulate MITF and the tanning response
    Jonathan Shoag
    Cardiovascular Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Mol Cell 49:145-57. 2013
    ..These data identify PGC-1 coactivators as regulators of human tanning...
  28. pmc Genetic variation in DNA repair pathway genes and melanoma risk
    Mingfeng Zhang
    Clinical Research Program, Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    DNA Repair (Amst) 10:111-6. 2011
    ..Further work on fine-mapping and on the functional characterization of this and linked SNPs in this region is required...
  29. pmc Psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and increased risk of incident Crohn's disease in US women
    Wen Qing Li
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 72:1200-5. 2013
    ..We aimed to evaluate the association between psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and incident CD and UC among women in the USA...
  30. pmc Psoriasis and risk of type 2 diabetes among women and men in the United States: a population-based cohort study
    Wenqing Li
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 132:291-8. 2012
    ..In addition, the risk of T2D was much higher for those developing psoriasis at an early age. In conclusion, we found an association between psoriasis and the risk of T2D among individuals younger than 60 years...
  31. pmc No association between Parkinson disease alleles and the risk of melanoma
    Shasha Meng
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:243-5. 2012
    ..It has been hypothesized that these two diseases may share common genetic and environmental risk factors...
  32. pmc Sunlight exposure, vitamin D, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the Nurses' Health Study
    Kimberly A Bertrand
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1731-41. 2011
    ..Evidence from prospective cohort studies, however, is limited and inconsistent. We evaluated the association between ambient ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure and NHL in a nationwide cohort of women, the Nurses' Health Study (NHS)...
  33. pmc Rotating night shifts and risk of skin cancer in the nurses' health study
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:602-6. 2011
    ..005). Hair color, a surrogate for an individual's susceptibility to skin cancer, was a statistically significant effect modifier for the observed associations; darker-haired women had the lowest risk (P(interaction) = .02)...
  34. pmc Tanning bed use is not associated with internal cancer risk: evidence from a large cohort study
    Mingfeng Zhang
    Authors Affiliations Clinical Research Program, Department of Dermatology Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School Departments of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and the Program in Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Genetics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Epidemiology, Richard M Fairbanks School of Public Health, Simon Cancer Center, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana and Department of Epidemiology, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, Tianjin, China
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:2425-9. 2013
    ..Increased risk of skin cancer by indoor tanning has drawn public attention. However, there are arguments that tanning bed use increases vitamin D production, which may therefore prevent internal cancers...
  35. pmc Smoking and risk of skin cancer: a prospective analysis and a meta-analysis
    Fengju Song
    Department of Epidemiology, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, Tianjin, China
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1694-705. 2012
    ..The association between smoking and the risk of skin cancer has not been well established...
  36. doi request reprint Exploring priority research areas in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis from dermatologists' perspective: a report from the GRAPPA 2011 annual meeting
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    J Rheumatol 39:2204-10. 2012
    ..Finally, the members supported continued efforts to explore the genetic basis of psoriasis and more studies focused on comparative effectiveness of existing treatments...
  37. doi request reprint Management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in a combined dermatology and rheumatology clinic
    Nicole F Velez
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Dermatol Res 304:7-13. 2012
    ..Our data can be used to support the efforts to provide integrated rheumatologic and dermatologic care for this population...
  38. ncbi request reprint Psoriatic arthritis screening tools
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:1423-5. 2008
    ..The development and validation of these screening tools was a major focus at the GRAPPA annual meeting at Boston in September 2007; we summarize that portion of the meeting...
  39. pmc Psoriasis and the risk of diabetes and hypertension: a prospective study of US female nurses
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 45 Francis St, 221L, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:379-82. 2009
    ..To evaluate the independent association between psoriasis and risk of diabetes and hypertension...
  40. doi request reprint Evaluation of American Joint Committee on Cancer, International Union Against Cancer, and Brigham and Women's Hospital tumor staging for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
    Pritesh S Karia
    Pritesh S Karia, George F Murphy, Abrar A Qureshi, and Chrysalyne D Schmults, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School David P Harrington, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA and Anokhi Jambusaria Pahlajani, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
    J Clin Oncol 32:327-34. 2014
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Hypercholesterolemia and risk of incident psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in US women
    Shaowei Wu
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Arthritis Rheumatol 66:304-10. 2014
    ..We undertook this study to determine whether a history of hypercholesterolemia is associated with the risk of developing incident psoriasis and psoriasis with PsA in a cohort of US women...
  42. doi request reprint Autoimmune, atopic, and mental health comorbid conditions associated with alopecia areata in the United States
    Kathie P Huang
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    JAMA Dermatol 149:789-94. 2013
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of comorbid conditions among patients with alopecia areata (AA) seen at tertiary care hospitals in Boston, Massachusetts, during an 11-year period...
  43. pmc ABO blood group and incidence of skin cancer
    Jing Xie
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e11972. 2010
    ..Previous studies have examined the association between ABO blood group and the risk of some malignancies. However, no prospective cohort study to date has examined the association between ABO blood group and the risk of skin cancer...
  44. doi request reprint Factors predictive of recurrence and death from cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: a 10-year, single-institution cohort study
    Chrysalyne D Schmults
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA Dermatol 149:541-7. 2013
    ..Although most cases of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC) are easily cured with surgery or ablation, a subset of these tumors recur, metastasize, and cause death. We conducted the largest study of CSCC outcomes since 1968...
  45. doi request reprint Increased caffeine intake is associated with reduced risk of basal cell carcinoma of the skin
    Fengju Song
    Department of Dermatology, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Res 72:3282-9. 2012
    ..In contrast, caffeine intake was not found to be inversely associated with risks of SCC or melanoma. Our findings argue that caffeine intake in men and women is inversely associated with risk of BCC...
  46. pmc Genome-wide association study of tanning phenotype in a population of European ancestry
    Hongmei Nan
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 129:2250-7. 2009
    ..Overall, these tanning ability-related loci are similar to the hair color-related loci previously reported in the GWAS of hair color...
  47. pmc Risk of a second primary cancer after non-melanoma skin cancer in white men and women: a prospective cohort study
    Fengju Song
    Department of Epidemiology, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, Tianjin, China
    PLoS Med 10:e1001433. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to prospectively examine the risk of primary cancer according to personal history of NMSC...
  48. doi request reprint Geographic variation and risk of skin cancer in US women. Differences between melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and basal cell carcinoma
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:501-7. 2008
    ..Our goal was to evaluate differences in risk of these skin cancers according to residence at varying UV indices at 3 time points...
  49. pmc Alcohol intake and risk of incident psoriasis in US women: a prospective study
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Dermatol 146:1364-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the independent association between alcohol consumption and risk of developing psoriasis and to determine if this risk is associated with different types of alcoholic beverages...
  50. pmc Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in psoriasis: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2003-2006
    Thorvardur Jon Love
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Dermatol 147:419-24. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among individuals with psoriasis and to examine the association between these 2 conditions in the general US population...
  51. doi request reprint Psoriasiform reactions to anti-tumor necrosis factor α therapy
    Khang Nguyen
    From the Department of Dermatology, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Channing Laboratory, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    J Clin Rheumatol 19:377-81. 2013
    ..Given increasing concern about the adverse effects of anti-tumor necrosis factor α (anti-TNF-α) medications, we sought to characterize psoriasiform eruptions in patients on these medications...
  52. doi request reprint CXCR4 pathway associated with family history of melanoma
    Wen Qing Li
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 45 Francis St, 221L, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:125-32. 2014
    ..We aimed to distinguish mRNA expression signatures between melanoma cases with and without a family history of melanoma...
  53. doi request reprint Comorbidities associated with vitiligo: a ten-year retrospective study
    Vaneeta M Sheth
    Clinical Research Program, Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Dermatology 227:311-5. 2013
    ..Vitiligo is a common disorder of depigmentation that has been associated with other autoimmune diseases. No recent large-scale data exist on the rates of comorbidities associated with vitiligo from the United States population...
  54. doi request reprint Histopathologic spectrum of psoriasiform skin reactions associated with tumor necrosis factor-α inhibitor therapy. A study of 16 biopsies
    Alvaro C Laga
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:568-73. 2010
    ..Because the different histopathologic findings may be subtle, clinical correlation is crucial to make the diagnosis...
  55. doi request reprint Summary of minutes of the GRAPPA meeting adjacent to the American Academy of Dermatology 67th Annual Meeting
    Wolf Henning Boehncke
    Department of Dermatology, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Rheumatol 38:553-6. 2011
    ..Key results and minutes of the San Francisco meeting were presented at the 2009 GRAPPA annual meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, and are summarized here...
  56. doi request reprint Extranodal natural killer cell/t-cell lymphoma, nasal type, presenting as cutaneous nodules and a small-bowel perforation
    Priyanka Agarwal
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:83-5. 2010
    ..Repeat biopsies and close clinicopathologic correlation are essential for establishment of correct diagnosis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis: need for a multidisciplinary approach
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 24:46-51. 2005
    ..Because dermatologists are on the front-line of psoriasis management, we are perfectly poised to identify and help improve care for patients who suffer from both psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis...
  58. ncbi request reprint Willingness-to-pay stated preferences for telemedicine versus in-person visits in patients with a history of psoriasis or melanoma
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Telemed J E Health 12:639-43. 2006
    ..This preliminary work suggests that dermatology patients prefer telemedicine if this modality provides quicker access to their physician...
  59. doi request reprint Development of screening tools to identify psoriatic arthritis
    Patrick Dominguez
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 12:295-9. 2010
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Willingness-to-pay stated preferences for 8 health-related quality-of-life domains in psoriatic arthritis: a pilot study
    Stephanie W Hu
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 39:384-97. 2010
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Willingness-to-pay stated preferences for 8 health-related quality-of-life domains in psoriasis: a pilot study
    Matthew Delfino
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 59:439-47. 2008
    ....
  62. pmc Validity, reliability, and sensitivity-to-change properties of the psoriatic arthritis screening and evaluation questionnaire
    Patrick Lee Dominguez
    Department of Dermatology, Center for Skin and Related Musculoskeletal Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital BWH, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Dermatol Res 301:573-9. 2009
    ..034). The PASE questionnaire is a valid and reliable tool to screen for active PsA among individuals with psoriasis. PASE scores may be used as a marker of therapeutic response...