Publications 2011 to present

Daak AA, Elsamani E, Ali EH, Mohamed FA, Abdel-Rahman ME, Elderdery AY, Talbot O, Kraft P, Ghebremeskel K, Elbashir MI, Fawzi W (2016) 'Sickle cell disease in western Sudan: genetic epidemiology and predictors of knowledge attitude and practices'. Trop Med Int Health. 21(5):642-653.

Min Y, Djahanbakhch O, Hutchinson J, Eram S, Bhullar AS, Namugere I, Ghebremeskel K (2016) 'Efficacy of docosahexaenoic acid-enriched formula to enhance maternal and fetal blood docosahexaenoic acid levels: randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled trial od pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus'. Clin Nutr 35(3): 608-614.

Al-Ghannami AA, Sedlak E, Hussein IS, Min Y, Al-Shmmkhi SM, Al-Oufi HS, Al-Mazroui A, Ghebremeskel K (2016) 'Lipid-soluble nutrient status of healthy Omani school children before and after intervention with oily fish meal or re-esterified triglyceride fish oil'. Nutrition 32(1): 73-78.

Daak AA and Ghebremeskel K (2015) Blood Cell Membrane Omega-3 (n-3) 'Fatty Acid Abnormality and Supplementation in Patients with Sickle Cell Anemia'. Handbook of Lipids in Human Function: Fatty Acids. Eds. Ronald Ross Watson, Fabien De Meester, Chapter 72, PP. 711-730.

Matsudaira T, Gow RV, Kelly J, Murphy C, Potts L, Sumich A, Ghebremeskel K, Crawford MA, Taylor E (2015) 'Biochemical and Psychological Effects of Omega-3/6 Supplements in Male Adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Clinical Trial'. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 25(10):775-782.

Dornellas AP, Watanabe RL, Pimentel GD, Boldarine VT, Nascimento CM, Oyama LM, Ghebremeskel K, Wang Y, Bueno AA, Ribeiro EB (2015) 'Deleterious effects of lard-enriched diet on tissues fatty acids composition and hypothalamic insulin actions'. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. 102-103:21-29. 

Madu AJ, Abuknesha N, Ghebremeskel K (2015) 'The role of lipids in inflammation: Review of the evolving pathogenesis of sickle cell disease (Review)'. Biol Med (Aligarh) 7;4: 1000244.

Daak A, Elderdery AY, Elbashir LM, Mariniello K, Mills J, Scarlett G, Elbashir MI, Ghebremeskel K (2015) 'Omega 3 (n-3) fatty acids down-regulate nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-kB) gene and blood cell adhesion molecule expression in patients with homozygous sickle cell disease'. Blood Cells Mol Dis 55(1): 45-55.

Min Y, Djahanbakhch O, Hutchinson J, Bhullar AS, Raveendran M, Hallot A, Eram S, Namugere I, Nateghian S, Ghebremeskel K (2014) 'Effect of docosahexaenoic acid-enriched fish oil supplementation in pregnant women with Type 2 diabetes on membrane fatty acids and fetal body composition-double-blinded randomized placebo-controlled trial'. Diabet Med. 31(11:1331-1340.

Min Y, Blois A, Geppert J, Khalil F, Ghebremeskel K, Holmsen H (2014) 'Dietary fat intake, circulating and membrane fatty acids composition of healthy Norwegian men and women'. J Hum Diet Nutr 27(1):69-75.

Crawford MA, Broadhurst CL, Cunnane S, Marsh DE, Schmidt WF, Brand A, Ghebremeskel K (2014) Nutritional armour in evolution: docosahexaenoic acid as a determinant of neural, evolution and hominid brain development'. Mil Med 179(11 Suppl): 61-75.

Daak AA, Ghebremeskel K (2013) 'Omega-3 fatty acids and sickle cell disease: Intriguing association and promising therapeutic effect'. Lipid Technology 25(12): 275-277.

Daak A, Ghebremeskel K, Mariniello K, Hassan Z, Attallah B, Clough P, Elbashir MI (2013) 'Oxidative stress and intravascular haemolysis in homozygous sickle cell patients supplemented with omega 3 fatty acids'. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty acids 89(5):305-311.

Nyuar KB, Min Y, Mohammed MDA, Abukashawa  SMA, Daak AA, Ghebremeskel K (2013) 'Regular consumption of Nile river fish could ameliorate the low milk DHA of Southern Sudanese women living in Khartoum City area'. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 89(2-3):65-69.

Gow RY, Vallee-Tourangeau F, Sumich A, Crawford M, Ghebremeskel K, Bueno A, Hibbeln JR, Taylor E and Rubia K (2013) 'Omega-3 fatty acids are related to abnormal emotion processing in adolescent  boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder'. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 88(6): 419-429.

Gow RV, Vallee-Tourangeau F, Crawford M, Amador-Bueno A, Ghebremeskel K, Hibbeln JH, Taylor E and Rubia K (2013) 'Omega-3 fatty acids are inversely related to callous and unemotional traits in adolescent boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder'. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 88(6): 411-418.

Sumich AL, Matsudaira T, Gow R, Ibrahimovic A, Ghebremeskel K, Crawford M and Taylor E (2013) 'Fatty acid correlates of temperament in adolescent boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder'. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids [88(6):431-436.

Daak AA, Ghebremeskel K, Hassan Z, Attallah B, Azan HH, Elbashir MI (2012) 'Effect of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in patients with sickle cell anemia: randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial'. Am J Clini Nutr 97(1): 37-44.

Neville MM, Geppert J, Min Y, Grimble G, Crawford MA, Ghebremeskel K (2012) 'Dietary fat intake, body composition and blood lipids of university men and women'. Nutr Health 21(3):173-185.

Msika O, Brand A, Crawford MA, Yavin E (2012) 'NGF blocks polyunsaturated fatty acids biosynthesis in n-3 fatty acid-supplemented PC12 cells'. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1821(7):1022-1030.

Nyuar KB, Ghebremeskel K, Crawford MA. 'Sudanese women's and neonates' vitamin A status'. Nutr Health. 2012 Jan;21(1):45-55.

Hussein IS, Min Y, Ghebremeskel K, Gaffar AM (2012) 'Iodine status and fish intake of Sudanese school children living in Red Sea and White Nile region'. Public Health Nutr 4:1-7.

Bueno AA, Ghebremeskel K, Bakheit KH, Elbashir MI, Adam I (2012) 'Dimethyl acetals, an indirect marker of the endogenous antioxidant plasmalogen level, are reduced in blood lipids of Sudanese preeclamptic subjects whose backgrounds diet is high in carbohydrate'. J Obst Gynaecol 32(3):241-6.

Daak A, Ghebremeskel K, Elbashir MI, Bakhita A, Hassan Z (2011) 'Hydroxyurea therapy mobilises arachidonic acid from inner cell membrane aminophospholipids in patients with homozygous sickle cell disease'. J Lipids 2011: 718014.

Min Y, Lowy C, Islam S, Khan FS, Swaminathan R (2011) 'Relationship between red cell membrane fatty acids and adipokines in individuals with varying insulin sensitivity'. Eur J Clin Nutr 1-6.


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