Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Phenethyl Isothiocyanate Induces Apoptosis Through ROS Generation and Caspase-3 Activation in Cervical Cancer CellsFrontiers in Pharmacology.  12. 2021
2019 A novel marine natural product derived pyrroloiminoquinone with potent activity against skin cancer cellsMarine Drugs.  17. 2019
2017 Loss of INK4a/Arf gene enhances ultraviolet radiation-induced cutaneous tumor development 2017
2017 Proteomic Analysis and Functional Studies of Baicalin on Proteins Associated with Skin Cancer 2017
2016 A murine model for the development of melanocytic nevi and their progression to melanomaMolecular Carcinogenesis.  55:646-658. 2016
2014 Toll-like receptor-4 deficiency enhances repair of UVR-induced cutaneous DNA damage by nucleotide excision repair mechanismJournal of Investigative Dermatology.  134:1710-1717. 2014
2012 Tualang honey protects keratinocytes from ultraviolet radiation-induced inflammation and DNA damagePhotochemistry and Photobiology.  88:1198-1204. 2012
2009 IL-12 deficiency suppresses 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate-induced skin tumor development in 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene-initiated mouse skin through inhibition of inflammationCarcinogenesis.  30:1970-1977. 2009
2009 Resveratrol enhances cell-mediated immune response to DMBA through TLR4 and prevents DMBA induced cutaneous carcinogenesisMolecular Carcinogenesis.  48:713-723. 2009
2009 Heat shock proteins HSP27 and HSP70 are present in the skin and are important mediators of allergic contact hypersensitivityJournal of Immunology.  182:675-683. 2009
2007 Acquired and innate immunity to polyaromatic hydrocarbonsToxicology and Applied Pharmacology.  224:308-312. 2007


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2017 UV and skin: Photocarcinogenesis.  67-103. 2017
2011 Systemic and topical use of green tea polyphenols for healthy skin.  71-83. 2011
2005 Photoprotection by green tea polyphenols.  639-656. 2005

Principal Investigator On

  • Mechanisms Elicited by Type I Interferons in Cutaneous Photocarcinogenesis  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Pharmacological Management of Ultraviolet Radiation Induced Skin Cancer  awarded by DOD - Department of Defense
  • Photodermatological Effects of Toll Like Receptor-4 (TLR4)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Photoimmunological Effects of Toll like Receptor-4 (TLR4) in Skin  awarded by Dermatology Foundation
  • Regulation of Ultraviolet Radiation Induced Cutaneous Photo Damage and Nucleotide Excision Repair by Toll Like Receptor-4  awarded by DOD - ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH ACQUISITION ACTIVITY
  • Regulation of Ultraviolet Radiation Induced DNA Damage and Repair by Toll Like Receptors  awarded by American Skin Association
  • Role of Trem1 in Ultraviolet Radiation-Induced Immune Suppression  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Role of p16/INK4a in Ultraviolet Radiation Induced Inflammation and Photocarcinogenesis  awarded by DOD - ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH ACQUISITION ACTIVITY
  • Role of p53 in Modulation of Toll Like Receptor Mediated UV Radiation Induced Cutaneous Responses  awarded by American Skin Association
  • The Role of STING Agonists in UVB-Induced DNA Damage  awarded by American Skin Association
  • Therapeutic Intervention of Melanoma  awarded by Melanoma Research Foundation
  • UAB Skin Disease Research Center - Role of The Innate Immune System in Regulation of UVB Induced Skin Carcinogenesis - P & F 14  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Education And Training

  • Master of Science in Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2017
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, 1999
  • Master of Science in Microbiology, Rani Durgavati University 1991
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology / Biological Sciences, Rani Durgavati University 1989
  • Full Name

  • Nabiha Yusuf