Azhar Abbas

  • Senior Consultant; MD, PhD

Publications 2021

Faisal M, Chunping X, Abbas A, Raza MH, Akhtar S, Ajmal MA, Ali A (2021)
Do risk perceptions and constraints influence the adoption of climate change practices among small livestock herders in Punjab, Pakistan?
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int (in press)
DOI 10.1007/s11356-021-13771-3, PubMed 33840020

Publications 2020

Quiles-Jiménez A, Gregersen I, Mittelstedt Leal de Sousa M, Abbas A, Kong XY, Alseth I, Holm S, Dahl TB, Skagen K, Skjelland M, Aukrust P, Bjørås M, Halvorsen B (2020)
N6-methyladenosine in RNA of atherosclerotic plaques: An epitranscriptomic signature of human carotid atherosclerosis
Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 533 (4), 631-637
DOI 10.1016/j.bbrc.2020.09.057, PubMed 33004177

Samie A, Abbas A, Azeem MM, Hamid S, Iqbal MA, Hasan SS, Deng X (2020)
Examining the impacts of future land use/land cover changes on climate in Punjab province, Pakistan: implications for environmental sustainability and economic growth
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int, 27 (20), 25415-25433
DOI 10.1007/s11356-020-08984-x, PubMed 32347508

Publications 2019

Shahzad L, Tahir A, Sharif F, Khan WUD, Farooq MA, Abbas A, Saqib ZA (2019)
Vulnerability, well-being, and livelihood adaptation under changing environmental conditions: a case from mountainous region of Pakistan
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int, 26 (26), 26748-26764
DOI 10.1007/s11356-019-05880-x, PubMed 31292881

Publications 2018

Abbas A, Ali B, Kanwal, Khan KM, Iqbal J, Ur Rahman S, Zaib S, Perveen S (2018)
Synthesis and in vitro urease inhibitory activity of benzohydrazide derivatives, in silico and kinetic studies
Bioorg Chem, 82, 163-177
DOI 10.1016/j.bioorg.2018.09.036, PubMed 30321779

Abbas A, Amjath-Babu TS, Kächele H, Usman M, Amjed Iqbal M, Arshad M, Adnan Shahid M, Müller K (2018)
Sustainable survival under climatic extremes: linking flood risk mitigation and coping with flood damages in rural Pakistan
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int, 25 (32), 32491-32505
DOI 10.1007/s11356-018-3203-8, PubMed 30238258

Skarpengland T, Skjelland M, Kong XY, Skagen K, Holm S, Otterdal K, Dahl CP, Krohg-Sørensen K, Sagen EL, Bjerkeli V, Aamodt AH, Abbas A, Gregersen I, Aukrust P, Halvorsen B, Dahl TB (2018)
Increased Levels of Lectin-Like Oxidized Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor-1 in Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack
J Am Heart Assoc, 7 (2)
DOI 10.1161/JAHA.117.006479, PubMed 29330254

Publications 2017

Abbas A, Hussain MA, Sher M, Irfan MI, Tahir MN, Tremel W, Hussain SZ, Hussain I (2017)
Design, characterization and evaluation of hydroxyethylcellulose based novel regenerable supersorbent for heavy metal ions uptake and competitive adsorption
Int J Biol Macromol, 102, 170-180
DOI 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.04.024, PubMed 28392388

Rauf S, Bakhsh K, Abbas A, Hassan S, Ali A, Kächele H (2017)
How hard they hit? Perception, adaptation and public health implications of heat waves in urban and peri-urban Pakistan
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int, 24 (11), 10630-10639
DOI 10.1007/s11356-017-8756-4, PubMed 28283973

Publications 2016

Lunde NN, Holm S, Dahl TB, Elyouncha I, Sporsheim B, Gregersen I, Abbas A, Skjelland M, Espevik T, Solberg R, Johansen HT, Halvorsen B (2016)
Increased levels of legumain in plasma and plaques from patients with carotid atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis, 257, 216-223
DOI 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2016.11.026, PubMed 27940038

Skagen K, Trøseid M, Ueland T, Holm S, Abbas A, Gregersen I, Kummen M, Bjerkeli V, Reier-Nilsen F, Russell D, Svardal A, Karlsen TH, Aukrust P, Berge RK, Hov JE, Halvorsen B, Skjelland M (2016)
The Carnitine-butyrobetaine-trimethylamine-N-oxide pathway and its association with cardiovascular mortality in patients with carotid atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis, 247, 64-9
DOI 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2016.01.033, PubMed 26868510

Publications 2015

Abbas A, Gregersen I, Holm S, Daissormont I, Bjerkeli V, Krohg-Sørensen K, Skagen KR, Dahl TB, Russell D, Almås T, Bundgaard D, Alteheld LH, Rashidi A, Dahl CP, Michelsen AE, Biessen EA, Aukrust P, Halvorsen B, Skjelland M (2015)
Interleukin 23 levels are increased in carotid atherosclerosis: possible role for the interleukin 23/interleukin 17 axis
Stroke, 46 (3), 793-9
DOI 10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.006516, PubMed 25649806

Publications 2014

Abbas A, Aukrust P, Russell D, Krohg-Sørensen K, Almås T, Bundgaard D, Bjerkeli V, Sagen EL, Michelsen AE, Dahl TB, Holm S, Ueland T, Skjelland M, Halvorsen B (2014)
Matrix metalloproteinase 7 is associated with symptomatic lesions and adverse events in patients with carotid atherosclerosis
PLoS One, 9 (1), e84935
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0084935, PubMed 24400123

Publications 2012

Abbas A, Aukrust P, Dahl TB, Bjerkeli V, Sagen EB, Michelsen A, Russell D, Krohg-Sørensen K, Holm S, Skjelland M, Halvorsen B (2012)
High levels of S100A12 are associated with recent plaque symptomatology in patients with carotid atherosclerosis
Stroke, 43 (5), 1347-53
DOI 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.642256, PubMed 22382154

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