Samer S El-Kamary

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Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A randomized controlled trial to assess the safety and efficacy of silymarin on symptoms, signs and biomarkers of acute hepatitis
    Samer S El-Kamary
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Phytomedicine 16:391-400. 2009
  2. pmc Liver fibrosis staging through a stepwise analysis of non-invasive markers (FibroSteps) in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection
    Samer S El-Kamary
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Liver Int 33:982-90. 2013
  3. pmc Hepatitis C virus-specific cell-mediated immune responses in children born to mothers infected with hepatitis C virus
    Samer S El-Kamary
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Pediatr 162:148-54. 2013
  4. pmc Safety and tolerability of the Easy Vax™ clinical epidermal electroporation system in healthy adults
    Samer S El-Kamary
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Mol Ther 20:214-20. 2012
  5. pmc Identifying structures, processes, resources and needs of research ethics committees in Egypt
    Hany Sleem
    National Hepatology and Tropical Medicine Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt
    BMC Med Ethics 11:12. 2010
  6. pmc Attitudes, understanding, and concerns regarding medical research amongst Egyptians: a qualitative pilot study
    Susan S Khalil
    Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
    BMC Med Ethics 8:9. 2007
  7. pmc Adjuvanted intranasal Norwalk virus-like particle vaccine elicits antibodies and antibody-secreting cells that express homing receptors for mucosal and peripheral lymphoid tissues
    Samer S El-Kamary
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:1649-58. 2010
  8. doi request reprint All-cause, liver-related, and non-liver-related mortality among HCV-infected individuals in the general US population
    Samer S El-Kamary
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:150-7. 2011
  9. pmc Prospective cohort study of mother-to-infant infection and clearance of hepatitis C in rural Egyptian villages
    Fatma M Shebl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine or Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Med Virol 81:1024-31. 2009
  10. pmc Sensitivity analysis of informatively coarsened data using pattern mixture models
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Biopharm Stat 19:1018-38. 2009

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  1. pmc A randomized controlled trial to assess the safety and efficacy of silymarin on symptoms, signs and biomarkers of acute hepatitis
    Samer S El-Kamary
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Phytomedicine 16:391-400. 2009
    ..In this study, our purpose was to determine whether silymarin improves symptoms, signs and laboratory test results in patients with acute clinical hepatitis, regardless of etiology...
  2. pmc Liver fibrosis staging through a stepwise analysis of non-invasive markers (FibroSteps) in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection
    Samer S El-Kamary
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Liver Int 33:982-90. 2013
    ..Non-invasive fibrosis markers can distinguish between liver fibrosis stages in lieu of liver biopsy or imaging elastography...
  3. pmc Hepatitis C virus-specific cell-mediated immune responses in children born to mothers infected with hepatitis C virus
    Samer S El-Kamary
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Pediatr 162:148-54. 2013
    ..To investigate the association between hepatitis C virus (HCV)-specific cell-mediated immunity (CMI) responses and viral clearance in children born to mothers infected with HCV...
  4. pmc Safety and tolerability of the Easy Vax™ clinical epidermal electroporation system in healthy adults
    Samer S El-Kamary
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Mol Ther 20:214-20. 2012
    ..In conclusion, the Easy Vax™ electroporation device is safe and well tolerated when administered over the lateral deltoid skin regions in healthy volunteers...
  5. pmc Identifying structures, processes, resources and needs of research ethics committees in Egypt
    Hany Sleem
    National Hepatology and Tropical Medicine Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt
    BMC Med Ethics 11:12. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to survey the existing RECs in Egypt to better understand their functioning status, perceived resource needs, and challenges...
  6. pmc Attitudes, understanding, and concerns regarding medical research amongst Egyptians: a qualitative pilot study
    Susan S Khalil
    Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
    BMC Med Ethics 8:9. 2007
    ..Such information would help clarify the type and extent of concerns regarding research participation of individuals from cultural, economic, and political backgrounds that differ from those in developed countries...
  7. pmc Adjuvanted intranasal Norwalk virus-like particle vaccine elicits antibodies and antibody-secreting cells that express homing receptors for mucosal and peripheral lymphoid tissues
    Samer S El-Kamary
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:1649-58. 2010
    ..Noroviruses cause significant morbidity and mortality from acute gastroenteritis in all age groups worldwide...
  8. doi request reprint All-cause, liver-related, and non-liver-related mortality among HCV-infected individuals in the general US population
    Samer S El-Kamary
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:150-7. 2011
    ..Our objective was to determine HCV-associated all-cause, liver-, and non-liver-related mortality in the general US population...
  9. pmc Prospective cohort study of mother-to-infant infection and clearance of hepatitis C in rural Egyptian villages
    Fatma M Shebl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine or Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Med Virol 81:1024-31. 2009
    ..6%) and 8 (2.4%) infants born of HCV-RNA positive mothers had detectable HCV-RNA at one and 2-3 years of age. Investigating how infants clear infection may provide important information about protective immunity to HCV...
  10. pmc Sensitivity analysis of informatively coarsened data using pattern mixture models
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Biopharm Stat 19:1018-38. 2009
    ..Computer code using SAS PROC NLMIXED for fitting the models is provided...
  11. pmc Strong hepatitis C virus (HCV)-specific cell-mediated immune responses in the absence of viremia or antibodies among uninfected siblings of HCV chronically infected children
    Mohamed Hashem
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Infect Dis 203:854-61. 2011
    ..We investigated HCV-specific CMI responses in seronegative children living with HCV-infected siblings...
  12. pmc Prevalence of non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections among tuberculosis suspects in Nigeria
    Gambo Aliyu
    Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e63170. 2013
    ..This study investigated the mycobacterial agents associated with presumptive clinical pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria and evaluated the pattern and frequency of mycobacterial infections over twelve calendar months period...
  13. doi request reprint Intranasal vaccination with an adjuvanted Norwalk virus-like particle vaccine elicits antigen-specific B memory responses in human adult volunteers
    Karina Ramirez
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Immunol 144:98-108. 2012
    ..This is the first demonstration of dose-dependent, functional B(M) responses in humans immunized intranasally with a NV-VLP vaccine...
  14. doi request reprint Estimating incidence rates with misclassified disease status: a likelihood-based approach, with application to hepatitis C virus
    Fatma M Shebl
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e527-31. 2012
    ..In epidemiologic research, incidence is often estimated from data arising from an imperfect diagnostic test performed at unequally spaced intervals over time...
  15. pmc Low-serum carotenoid concentrations and carotenoid interactions predict mortality in US adults: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Michelle D Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Nutr Res 31:178-89. 2011
    ..Interventions of balanced carotenoid combinations are needed for confirmation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection in urban children
    Samer S El-Kamary
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pediatr 143:54-9. 2003
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  17. doi request reprint Hepatitis C vaccine: supply and demand
    G Thomas Strickland
    International Health Division, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:379-86. 2008
    ..Although there is a huge need for therapeutic vaccines, further immunological hurdles must be cleared before one becomes available...
  18. doi request reprint Calculating sample size for studies with expected all-or-none nonadherence and selection bias
    Michelle D Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Biometrics 65:635-9. 2009
    ..Sample size formulas and tests for normally distributed outcomes are also developed in a Web Appendix that account for uncertainty of estimates from external or internal pilot data...
  19. ncbi request reprint Statistical analysis and application of quasi experiments to antimicrobial resistance intervention studies
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:901-7. 2007
    ..An example of a hospital-based intervention to reduce methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection rates and reduce overall length of stay is used to explore these methods...
  20. doi request reprint Vaccines for enteric infections
    Wilbur H Chen
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 28:18-23. 2012
    ..To provide a review of currently licensed enteric vaccines and their efficacy based on completed field trials...
  21. ncbi request reprint Role of liver biopsy in management of chronic hepatitis C: a systematic review
    Kelly A Gebo
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Hepatology 36:S161-72. 2002
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