Abrar Qureshi

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of digital skin images submitted by patients who received practical training or an online tutorial
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 12:79-82. 2006
  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. ncbi request reprint Telemedicine experience in North America
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Curr Probl Dermatol 32:226-32. 2003
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient knowledge and attitude toward information technology and teledermatology: some tentative findings
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Department of Dermatology and Partners Telemedicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Telemed J E Health 9:259-64. 2003
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of digital skin images submitted by patients who received practical training or an online tutorial
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 12:79-82. 2006
    ..Subjects participating in this study were able to acquire images of good quality, irrespective of whether they received practical training or used an online tutorial...
  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. ncbi request reprint Telemedicine experience in North America
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Curr Probl Dermatol 32:226-32. 2003
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient knowledge and attitude toward information technology and teledermatology: some tentative findings
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Department of Dermatology and Partners Telemedicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Telemed J E Health 9:259-64. 2003
    ..Based on this cross-sectional survey, dermatology outpatients seem to be accepting of and technologically capable of participating in teledermatology...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
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  10. 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...
  11. pmc Impact of specialist consultations on inpatient admissions for dermatology-specific and related DRGs
    Lissy Hu
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1477-82. 2013
    ..Identifying patients based on DRG codes includes all patients admitted for skin conditions and therefore allows for a more comprehensive analysis of the dermatologic care delivered...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
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  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Report on "Burden of Skin Disease" Workshop. NIAMS, September 2002
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 9:111-9. 2004
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Role of skin biopsy to confirm suspected acute graft-vs-host disease: results of decision analysis
    Bahar F Firoz
    Department of Dermatology, New York University, New York, USA
    Arch Dermatol 142:175-82. 2006
    ..To estimate the value of skin biopsy in the evaluation of suspected acute cutaneous graft-vs-host disease (GVHD) after allogeneic stem cell transplantation...
  19. ncbi 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
    ....
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint The PASE questionnaire: pilot-testing a psoriatic arthritis screening and evaluation tool
    M Elaine Husni
    Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:581-7. 2007
    ..Up to one third of psoriasis patients may have PsA. There is a need to screen psoriasis patients early for symptoms of PsA...
  23. ncbi request reprint Topical calcineurin inhibitors for atopic dermatitis: balancing clinical benefit and possible risks
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Arch Dermatol 142:633-7. 2006

Research Grants7

  1. Population-Based Approach to Skin Cancer Epidemiology
    Abrar Qureshi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..3. To assess the relationship between history of sun exposure (Aim 1) and UV radiation (Aim 2) and multiple primary BCCs, SCCs and MMs in NHS. ..
  2. Nitric Oxide Synthase Polymorphisms and Risk for Skin Cancer
    Abrar Qureshi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Most important, as nitric oxide production can be modified by using topical agents to increase or decrease production locally in the skin, future chemoprevention strategies may be developed based on results of this work. ..
  3. Molecular signatures of melanoma histology and progression: A Population Based A
    Abrar Qureshi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus we aim to significantly improve the current paradigm for diagnosis and therapy for melanoma by eventually reducing mortality from this deadly skin cancer. ..
  4. Molecular signatures of melanoma histology and progression: A Population Based A
    Abrar A Qureshi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus we aim to significantly improve the current paradigm for diagnosis and therapy for melanoma by eventually reducing mortality from this deadly skin cancer. ..