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Dr. Abbassi's Publications

Dr. Abbassi believes that research is an important complement to clinical medicine. It is through research that we can advance our knowledge leading to discoveries, ultimately helping patients.

1.     Dow, Eliot R.; Hou, K.; Ransome, S.; Abbassi, S.; Tsui, E.:

“Posterior Uveitis Associated with cemiplimab” Ocular Immunology & Inflammation: 2021 April.  [PMID: 33793370]

2.    Moisseiev, E.; Abbassi, S.; Thinda, S.; Yoon, J.; Yiu, G.; Morse, LS.:
“Subthreshold micropulse laser reduces anti-VEGF injection burden in patients with diabetic macular edema” European Journal of Ophthalmology: 2017 July.  [PMID: 28731494]

3.    Abbassi, S.; Moisseiev, E.; Park, SS.: Kim, ES.; O’Hara, M.:
“Concurrent Baylisascaris Procyonis and Varicella Zoster Virus Infection in a Child with Purine Nucleoside Phosphorylase Deficiency” Clinics in Surgery: 2016 December 29, Vol 1., Article 1272

4.    Moisseiev, E.; Abbassi, S.; Park, SS.:
“Intravitreal Dexamethasone in the Management of Acute Endophthalmitis:  A Comparative Retrospective Study” European Journal of Ophthalmology: 2016 September.  [PMID: 27646336]

5.    Abbassi, S.; Thinda S.; Morse LS.:
“Hypertensive Retinopathy, Choroidopathy, and Optic Neuropathy.” JAMA Ophthalmol.: 2015 October 133(10).  [PMID:  26448430] 

6.    Lu, Y.; Abbassi, S.; Li, F.; Ding, M.; Wu,. G.; Gu, J.; Zheng, Q.:
“Distinct function of P63 isoforms during embryonic skeletal development.” Gene: 2013 May 1; 519(2): 251-9.  [PMID: 23481305]

7.    Ding, M.; Lu, Y.; Abbassi, S.; Li, F.; Li, X.; Song, Y.; Geoffroy, V.; Im, HJ.; Zheng, Q.:  "Targeting Runx2 expression in hypertrophic chondrocytes impairs endochondral ossification during early skeletal development." Journal of Cell Physiology: 2012 October 227(10): 3446-56.  [PMID: 22223437]

8.    Thoennissen, Nils Heinrich; Thoennissen, Gabriela B.; Abbassi, Sam; Nabavi-Nouis, Shayan; Sauer, Tim; Doan, Ngan B.; Gery, Sigal; Müller-Tidow, Carsten; Said, Jonathan; Koeffler, Phillip H.:  “Transcription factor CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein alpha and critical circadian clock downstream target gene PER2 are highly deregulated in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.”  Leukemia and Lymphoma: 2012 August, 58(8): 1577-85. [PMID: 22260161]

9.    Li, F.; Lu, Y.; Ding, M.; Napierala, D.; Abbassi, S.; Chen, Y.; Duan, X.; Wang, S.; Lee, B.; Zheng, Q: “Runx2 contributes to murine Col10a1 gene regulation through direct interaction with its cis-enhancer.” Journal of Bone and Mineral Research: 2011 December, 26(12): 2899-910.  [PMID: 21887706]

10.    Ding, M; Abbassi, S; Li, J; Lu, Y; Geoffroy V; Li, F; Plaas, A., Zheng, Q: “Runx2 regulation of Col10a1 expression during chondrocyte maturation impacts bone formation and joint maintenance.” Rush Orthopedic Journal: June 2010

11.    Li, F; Lu, Y; Abbassi, S; Ding, M; Chen, Y; Wang, S; Lee, B; and Zheng, Q: “Characterization of the hypertrophic chondrocyte-specific Col10a1 cis-enhancer both in vitro and in vivo.” Rush Orthopedic Journal: June 2010

12.    Nils H. Thoennissen, James O’Kelly, David Lu, Gabriela B. Iwanski, DT La, Sam Abbassi, Amanda Leiter, Beth Karlan, Rajendra Mehta, H. Phillip Koeffler: “Capsaicin causes cell-cycle arrest and apoptosis in ER-positive and -negative breast cancer cells by modulating the EGFR/HER-2 pathway.” Oncogene: 2010 January 14, 29(2): 285-96.  [PMID: 19855437]

13.    Nils H. Thoennissen, Gabriela B. Iwanski, Ngan B. Doan, Ryoko Okamoto, Patricia Lin, Sam Abbassi, Jee Hoon Song, Dong Yin, Melvin Toh, Wei Dong Xie, Jonathan W. Said, H. Phillip Koeffler:  “Cucurbitacin B Induces Apoptosis by Inhibition of the JAK/STAT Pathway and Potentiates Antiproliferative Effects of Gemcitabine on Pancreatic Cancer Cells.” Cancer Research: 2009 July 15, 69(14): 5876-84.  [PMID: 19605406]

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