N Souayah

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Guillain-Barre syndrome after vaccination in United States a report from the CDC/FDA Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System
    Nizar Souayah
    Epidemiological and Outcomes Research Division, Zeenat Qureshi Stroke Research Center, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 90 Bergen Street, DOC 8100, Newark, NJ 07103, United States
    Vaccine 25:5253-5. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Guillain-Barré syndrome after influenza vaccination in the United States, a report from the CDC/FDA vaccine adverse event reporting system (1990-2009)
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 14:66-71. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Analysis of data from the CDC/FDA vaccine adverse event reporting system (1990-2009) on Guillain-Barre syndrome after hepatitis vaccination in the USA
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 19:1089-92. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Trends in outcome and hospitalization charges of adult patients admitted with botulism in the United States
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 38:233-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Guillain-Barré syndrome after H1N1 vaccination in the United States: a report using the CDC/FDA Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (2009)
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 38:227-32. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The safety profile of home infusion of intravenous immunoglobulin in patients with neuroimmunologic disorders
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 12:S1-10. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Defective neuromuscular transmission in the SOD1 G93A transgenic mouse improves after administration of human umbilical cord blood cells
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology and Neurosciences, New Jersey Medical School UMDNJ, 185 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103 2714, USA
    Stem Cell Rev 8:224-8. 2012
  8. pmc Increased expression and local accumulation of the prion protein, Alzheimer Aβ peptides, superoxide dismutase 1, and nitric oxide synthases 1 & 2 in muscle in a rabbit model of diabetes
    Claudine L Bitel
    Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, 185 S, Orange Ave, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    BMC Physiol 10:18. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Guillain-Barré syndrome after Gardasil vaccination: data from Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System 2006-2009
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Vaccine 29:886-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Neurosarcoidosis presenting as an anterior horn syndrome
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurosciences, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07101 1709, USA
    J Neuroimmunol 225:132-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Guillain-Barre syndrome after vaccination in United States a report from the CDC/FDA Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System
    Nizar Souayah
    Epidemiological and Outcomes Research Division, Zeenat Qureshi Stroke Research Center, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 90 Bergen Street, DOC 8100, Newark, NJ 07103, United States
    Vaccine 25:5253-5. 2007
    ..We conclude that vaccines other than influenza vaccine can be associated with GBS...
  2. doi request reprint Guillain-Barré syndrome after influenza vaccination in the United States, a report from the CDC/FDA vaccine adverse event reporting system (1990-2009)
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 14:66-71. 2012
    ..To determine the rate of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) after administration of influenza vaccine in the United States and to provide further information about the characteristics and temporal profile of these incidents...
  3. doi request reprint Analysis of data from the CDC/FDA vaccine adverse event reporting system (1990-2009) on Guillain-Barre syndrome after hepatitis vaccination in the USA
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 19:1089-92. 2012
    ..Nonetheless, the low incidence of hepatitis vaccine-associated GBS, and the dramatic incidence reduction of hepatitis and its complications after vaccination, support the current guidelines for vaccination...
  4. doi request reprint Trends in outcome and hospitalization charges of adult patients admitted with botulism in the United States
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 38:233-6. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of new therapeutic strategies on outcomes and hospitalization charges among adult patients with botulism in the United States...
  5. doi request reprint Guillain-Barré syndrome after H1N1 vaccination in the United States: a report using the CDC/FDA Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (2009)
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 38:227-32. 2012
    ..The objective of this report is to study the occurrence and characteristics of GBS after H1N1 vaccine administration in the United States in 2009...
  6. doi request reprint The safety profile of home infusion of intravenous immunoglobulin in patients with neuroimmunologic disorders
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 12:S1-10. 2011
    ..To assess the overall safety of high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin (IG) products used to treat patients with neuroimmunological disorders in a supervised home-based setting...
  7. doi request reprint Defective neuromuscular transmission in the SOD1 G93A transgenic mouse improves after administration of human umbilical cord blood cells
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology and Neurosciences, New Jersey Medical School UMDNJ, 185 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103 2714, USA
    Stem Cell Rev 8:224-8. 2012
    ..Testing PNMT in the SOD1(G93A) mouse model could be used as a simple in vitro protocol to detect a positive cellular response to therapeutic interventions in ALS...
  8. pmc Increased expression and local accumulation of the prion protein, Alzheimer Aβ peptides, superoxide dismutase 1, and nitric oxide synthases 1 & 2 in muscle in a rabbit model of diabetes
    Claudine L Bitel
    Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, 185 S, Orange Ave, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    BMC Physiol 10:18. 2010
    ..This wild-type rabbit model includes systemic physiological expression of human-like Alzheimer precursor proteins and Aβ peptides that are considered key in Alzheimer protein studies...
  9. doi request reprint Guillain-Barré syndrome after Gardasil vaccination: data from Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System 2006-2009
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Vaccine 29:886-9. 2011
    ..Further prospective active surveillance for accurate ascertainment and identification of high-risk groups of GBS after Gardasil vaccination is warranted...
  10. doi request reprint Neurosarcoidosis presenting as an anterior horn syndrome
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurosciences, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07101 1709, USA
    J Neuroimmunol 225:132-6. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that meningeal granulomatous inflammation compressed the exiting anterior roots which resulted in motor dysfunction with preservation of peripheral sensory fibers...
  11. doi request reprint A prospective double-blind, placebo-controlled study of thalidomide sensory symptoms in an elderly population with age-related macular degeneration
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, New Jersey Medical School, 90 Bergen Street, DOC 8100, Newark, New Jersey 07101, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 17:571-3. 2010
    ..The SS occurred shortly after thalidomide was introduced and we concluded that older patients with macular degeneration should be carefully screened for risk factors of peripheral neuropathy before thalidomide is used in their treatment...
  12. doi request reprint Asymmetric phenotype associated with rare myelin protein zero mutation
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology and Neurosciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 11:110-3. 2010
    ..The patient's paternal grandfather had high-arched feet and hearing loss. We conclude that ARG98HIS MPZ mutation may cause hereditary and relatively mild and asymmetric demyelinating sensorimotor polyneuropathy...
  13. doi request reprint Small fiber neuropathy following vaccination for rabies, varicella or Lyme disease
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, New Jersey Medical School, 90 Bergen Street, DOC 8100, Newark, NJ 07103, United States
    Vaccine 27:7322-5. 2009
    ..All patients' symptoms have improved, but persist. We conclude that an acute or subacute, post-vaccination small fiber neuropathy may occur and follow a chronic course...
  14. doi request reprint Guillain-Barré syndrome after vaccination in United States: data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Food and Drug Administration Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (1990-2005)
    Nizar Souayah
    Epidemiological and Outcomes Research Division, Zeenat Qureshi Stroke Research Center, Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 11:1-6. 2009
    ..There are isolated reports of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) after receiving vaccination...
  15. pmc Motor unit number estimate as a predictor of motor dysfunction in an animal model of type 1 diabetes
    Nizar Souayah
    Departments of Neuroscience, New Jersey Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07101 1709, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 297:E602-8. 2009
    ..Therefore, trials of interventions to prevent motor axon dysfunction in diabetic neuropathy should be administered at early stages of the disorder...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of intravenous immunoglobulin on cerebellar ataxia and neuropathic pain associated with celiac disease
    N Souayah
    Department of Neurology, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
    Eur J Neurol 15:1300-3. 2008
    ..Cerebellar syndrome and small fiber neuropathy may complicate celiac disease (CD) and may be resistant to a strict gluten-free diet...
  17. doi request reprint Reductions in motor unit number estimates (MUNE) precede motor neuron loss in the plasma membrane calcium ATPase 2 (PMCA2)-heterozygous mice
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Exp Neurol 214:341-6. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint National trends in hospital outcomes among patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome requiring mechanical ventilation
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 10:24-8. 2008
    ..This outcome may be more reflective of changing patterns of hospitalization rather than relatively futility of new treatments...
  19. doi request reprint Isolated severe vasculitic neuropathy revealing sarcoidosis
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurosciences, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
    Lancet Neurol 7:756-60. 2008
  20. doi request reprint Relapsing Guillain Barré Syndrome and nephrotic syndrome secondary to focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology and Neurosciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Neurol Sci 270:184-8. 2008
    ..Renal biopsy revealed focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). He responded to plasmapheresis and corticosteroids with simultaneous recovery of his GBS and NS, suggesting a common pathogenesis of the two conditions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Myotonic dystrophy type 1 presenting with ventilatory failure
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 9:252-5. 2007
    ..To report a series of patients with adult onset myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) in whom the presenting symptom was ventilatory failure...
  22. ncbi request reprint Elevated anti-sulfatide antibodies in Guillain-Barré syndrome in T cell depleted at end-stage AIDS
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, United States
    J Neuroimmunol 188:143-5. 2007
    ..The data suggest that elevated levels of anti-sulfatide antibodies may play a role in the pathogenesis of GBS in this patient, although a direct neurotropic effect of HIV virus cannot be excluded...
  23. ncbi request reprint Insights into neurologic localization by Rhazes, a medieval Islamic physician
    Nizar Souayah
    Multiple Sclerosis Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Neurology 65:125-8. 2005
    ..Rhazes was a pioneer in applied neuroanatomy. He combined a knowledge of cranial and spinal cord nerve anatomy with an insightful use of clinical information to localize lesions in the nervous system...
  24. ncbi request reprint Acute sensory neuronopathy as the presenting symptom of Sjögren's syndrome
    Nizar Souayah
    Neurology Department, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 13:862-5. 2006
    ..Lip biopsy showed findings consistent with SS. Sural nerve biopsy showed severe axonal loss. The patient showed modest improvement with immunosuppressive therapies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Severe botulism after focal injection of botulinum toxin
    N Souayah
    Departments of Neurology, New Jersey Medical School of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    Neurology 67:1855-6. 2006
    ..Electrophysiologic findings demonstrated complete denervation with complete electrical silence. She had a lengthy recovery but was able to ambulate by discharge...
  26. ncbi request reprint Guillain-Barré syndrome triggered by influenza vaccination in a recipient of liver transplant on FK506
    Joon Shik Moon
    Department of Neurology, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    Liver Transpl 12:1537-9. 2006
    ..Despite treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin, the patient expired. GBS occurred despite downregulation of T cells by FK506, suggesting that humoral dysfunction might be the predominant mechanism of GBS in this report...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lumbosacral magnetic root stimulation in lumbar plexopathy
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology and Neurosciences, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:858-61. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of magnetic root stimulation in assessment of lumbosacral plexus dysfunction in retroperitoneal hematoma...
  28. ncbi request reprint Rare myelin protein zero sequence variant in late onset CMT1B
    Nizar Souayah
    Department of Neurology, Department, New Jersey Medical School, 90 Bergen Street DOC 8128, Newark, NJ 071011, USA
    J Neurol Sci 263:177-9. 2007
    ..In patients tested for possible CMT, the frequency of MPZ His-Pro codon 10 substitutions was 0.11% (27 of 24,076 alleles)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Systemic treatment of cerebral cortex lesions in rats with a new secreted phospholipase A2 inhibitor
    Timothy J Cunningham
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19129, USA
    J Neurotrauma 21:1683-91. 2004
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