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Muhammad Ali Syed MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUMass Chan – Baystate Regional Campus
DepartmentNeurology at UMass Chan - Baystate
AddressBaystate Health Regional Campus
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield MA 01199
Phone413-794-5600
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    Sind Medical College, Karachi, , PakistanMBBS

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    1. Shakir R, Hanif S, Salawi A, Arshad R, Sarfraz RM, Irfan M, Raza SA, Barkat K, Sabei FY, Almoshari Y, Alshamrani M, Syed MA. Exorbitant Drug Loading of Metformin and Sitagliptin in Mucoadhesive Buccal Tablet: In Vitro and In Vivo Characterization in Healthy Volunteers. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2022 May 30; 15(6). PMID: 35745605.
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    2. Javed S, McClure J, Syed MA, Obasuyi O, Ali S, Tabassum S, Ejaz M, Zhang K. Epidemiology and molecular characterization of Staphylococcus aureus causing bovine mastitis in water buffaloes from the Hazara division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. PLoS One. 2022; 17(5):e0268152. PMID: 35512008.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    3. Javed QUA, Syed MA, Arshad R, Rahdar A, Irfan M, Raza SA, Shahnaz G, Hanif S, Díez-Pascual AM. Evaluation and Optimization of Prolonged Release Mucoadhesive Tablets of Dexamethasone for Wound Healing: In Vitro-In Vivo Profiling in Healthy Volunteers. Pharmaceutics. 2022 Apr 07; 14(4). PMID: 35456641.
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    4. Hanif S, Sarfraz RM, Syed MA, Mahmood A, Minhas MU, Irfan M. Development and optimization of tibezonium iodide and lignocaine hydrochloride containing novel mucoadhesive buccal tablets: a pharmacokinetic investigation among healthy humans. Drug Dev Ind Pharm. 2021 Aug; 47(8):1209-1222. PMID: 34601978.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Hassan L, Ali S, Syed MA, Shah AA, Abbasi SA, Tabassum S, Saeed U, Melzer F, Khan AU, El-Adawy H, Neubauer H. Risk Factors for Acute Brucellosis in Patients on the Day of Admission at Selected Hospitals of Abbottabad, Pakistan. Front Public Health. 2021; 9:669278. PMID: 35174127.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    6. Raza A, Murtaza SH, Hanif S, Iqbal J, Ali I, Aftab T, Shakir R, Bedar R, Syed MA. Validation of a rapid and economical RP-HPLC method for simultaneous determination of metformin hydrochloride and sitagliptin phosphate monohydrate: Greenness evaluation using AGREE score. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2022 Jan; 35(1):15-21. PMID: 35221267.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    7. Syed MA, Jamil B, Ramadan H, Rukan M, Ali S, Abbasi SA, Woodley TA, Jackson CR. Genetic Diversity of Staphylococcus aureus Strains from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Microorganisms. 2021 Nov 05; 9(11). PMID: 34835428.
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    8. Razzaq S, Syed MA, Irfan M, Khan I, Sarfraz RM, Shakir R, Ali S, Iqbal Z, Niaz Y, Mujtaba SH, Raza SA, Raza S, Hanif S. Optimization of metronidazole SR buccal tablet for gingivitis using genetic algorithm. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2021 Nov; 34(6):2149-2158. PMID: 35034875.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    9. Ejaz M, Syed MA. COVID-19 third wave: A challenge for overburdened and shabby healthcare system of Pakistan. Turk J Med Sci. 2021 Jun 07. PMID: 34092052.
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    10. Ali S, Saeed U, Rizwan M, Hassan L, Syed MA, Melzer F, El-Adawy H, Neubauer H. Serosurvey and Risk Factors Associated with Brucella Infection in High Risk Occupations from District Lahore and Kasur of Punjab, Pakistan. Pathogens. 2021 May 18; 10(5). PMID: 34070142.
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    11. Rukan M, Jamil H, Bokhari HA, Khattak AA, Khan AN, Ullah Z, Hussain S, Syed MA. Nasal carriage of highly resistant methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains by hospital staff in Hazara region of Pakistan. J Pak Med Assoc. 2021 Jan; 71(1(A)):47-50. PMID: 33484517.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    12. Hadjadj L, Syed MA, Abbasi SA, Rolain JM, Jamil B. Diversity of Carbapenem Resistance Mechanisms in Clinical Gram-Negative Bacteria in Pakistan. Microb Drug Resist. 2021 Jun; 27(6):760-767. PMID: 33211640.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    13. Syed MA, Ullah H, Tabassum S, Fatima B, Woodley TA, Ramadan H, Jackson CR. Staphylococci in poultry intestines: a comparison between farmed and household chickens. Poult Sci. 2020 Sep; 99(9):4549-4557. PMID: 32867999.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    14. Monecke S, Syed MA, Khan MA, Ahmed S, Tabassum S, Gawlik D, Müller E, Reissig A, Braun SD, Ehricht R. Genotyping of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from sepsis patients in Pakistan and detection of antibodies against staphylococcal virulence factors. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Jan; 39(1):85-92. PMID: 31482419.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    15. Hadjadj L, Syed MA, Bushra J, Abbasi SA, Rolain JM. Emergence of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium ST 80 in Pakistan. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2019 Sep; 20(6):524-525. PMID: 31099714.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    16. Syed MA, Jackson CR, Ramadan H, Afridi R, Bano S, Bibi S, Fatima B, Tabassum S, Jamil B, Khan MF, Barrett JB, Woodley TA. Detection and Molecular Characterization of Staphylococci from Eggs of Household Chickens. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2019 08; 16(8):550-557. PMID: 31009262.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    17. Razzaq S, Hanif S, Syed MA, Iqbal J, Hassan SS, Raza SA, Riaz H, Abid F. Development and evaluation of mucoadhesive buccal tablet containing metronidazole for the treatment of periodontitis and gingivitis. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2018 Sep; 31(5):1903-1910. PMID: 30150187.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Monecke S, Slickers P, Gawlik D, Müller E, Reissig A, Ruppelt-Lorz A, Akpaka PE, Bandt D, Bes M, Boswihi SS, Coleman DC, Coombs GW, Dorneanu OS, Gostev VV, Ip M, Jamil B, Jatzwauk L, Narvaez M, Roberts R, Senok A, Shore AC, Sidorenko SV, Skakni L, Somily AM, Syed MA, Thürmer A, Udo EE, Vremer? T, Zurita J, Ehricht R. Molecular Typing of ST239-MRSA-III From Diverse Geographic Locations and the Evolution of the SCCmec III Element During Its Intercontinental Spread. Front Microbiol. 2018; 9:1436. PMID: 30087657.
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    19. Braun SD, Jamil B, Syed MA, Abbasi SA, Weiß D, Slickers P, Monecke S, Engelmann I, Ehricht R. Prevalence of carbapenemase-producing organisms at the Kidney Center of Rawalpindi (Pakistan) and evaluation of an advanced molecular microarray-based carbapenemase assay. Future Microbiol. 2018 09; 13:1225-1246. PMID: 29938540.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    20. Syed MA, Jamil B. Aptamers and Aptasensors as Novel Approach for Microbial Detection and Identification: An Appraisal. Curr Drug Targets. 2018; 19(13):1560-1572. PMID: 29303077.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    21. Jamil B, Gawlik D, Syed MA, Shah AA, Abbasi SA, Müller E, Reißig A, Ehricht R, Monecke S. Hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from Pakistan: molecular characterisation by microarray technology. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Apr; 37(4):691-700. PMID: 29238933.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    22. Syed MA, Ashfaq N, Saleem A, Fatima B. Reliability of Vancomycin Sensitivity Assays for Staphylococcus Aureus. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2017 Dec; 27(12):795. PMID: 29185415.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    23. Syed MA, Shah SHH, Sherafzal Y, Shafi-Ur-Rehman S, Khan MA, Barrett JB, Woodley TA, Jamil B, Abbasi SA, Jackson CR. Detection and Molecular Characterization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus from Table Eggs in Haripur, Pakistan. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2018 02; 15(2):86-93. PMID: 29068720.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:CellsPHPublic Health
    24. Syed MA. Choosing from Whole Cell and Acellular Pertussis Vaccines-Dilemma for the Developing Countries. Iran J Public Health. 2017 Feb; 46(2):272-273. PMID: 28451568.
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    25. Hussain A, Syed MA, Abbas N, Hanif S, Arshad MS, Bukhari NI, Hussain K, Akhlaq M, Ahmad Z. Development of an ANN optimized mucoadhesive buccal tablet containing flurbiprofen and lidocaine for dental pain. Acta Pharm. 2016 Jun 01; 66(2):245-56. PMID: 27279067.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Syed MA, Jamil B, Bokhari H. Shattering a myth - Whooping cough susceptible to antibiotics. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2016 May; 29(3):985-90. PMID: 27166543.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    27. Syed MA, Bana NF. Pertussis. A reemerging and an underreported infectious disease. Saudi Med J. 2014 Oct; 35(10):1181-7. PMID: 25316461.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    28. Syed MA. Advances in nanodiagnostic techniques for microbial agents. Biosens Bioelectron. 2014 Jan 15; 51:391-400. PMID: 24012709.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    29. Syed MA, Ahmed W, Naeem A, Bokhari H. Seroprevalence of Bordetella pertussis antibodies to pertussis toxin among healthy children. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2012 Oct; 22(10):677-8. PMID: 23058160.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    30. Bokhari H, Said F, Syed MA, Mughal A, Kazi YF, Kallonen T, He Q, King AJ, Heuvelman K, Mooi FR. Molecular typing of Bordetella parapertussis isolates circulating in Pakistan. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2011 Dec; 63(3):373-80. PMID: 22092564.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    31. Bokhari H, Said F, Syed MA, Mughal A, Kazi YF, Heuvelman K, Mooi FR. Whooping cough in Pakistan: Bordetella pertussis vs Bordetella parapertussis in 2005-2009. Scand J Infect Dis. 2011 Oct; 43(10):818-20. PMID: 21563881.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    32. Syed MA, Bokhari SH. Gold nanoparticle based microbial detection and identification. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 2011 Apr; 7(2):229-37. PMID: 21702360.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    
    33. Syed MA, Manzoor U, Shah I, Bukhari SH. Antibacterial effects of Tungsten nanoparticles on the Escherichia coli strains isolated from catheterized urinary tract infection (UTI) cases and Staphylococcus aureus. New Microbiol. 2010 Oct; 33(4):329-35. PMID: 21213591.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    34. Syed MA, Pervaiz S. Advances in aptamers. Oligonucleotides. 2010 Oct; 20(5):215-24. PMID: 20677985.
      Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    35. Syed MA, Said F, Bukhari SH. Seroepidemiology of Bordetella pertussis infections in the twin cities of Pakistan. N Am J Med Sci. 2009 Dec; 1(7):353-5. PMID: 22666723.
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    36. Syed MA, Babar S, Bhatti AS, Bokhari H. Antibacterial effects of silver nanoparticles on the bacterial strains isolated from catheterized urinary tract infection cases. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 2009 Apr; 5(2):209-14. PMID: 20055099.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    37. Tahir SM, Chaudhry GM, Syed MA, Marchese T, Kotler G, Haffajee CI, Orlov MV. Remote magnetic navigation system provides a superior catheter stability in acquisition of His bundle electrogram. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2008 Apr; 21(3):209-13. PMID: 18357516.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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