Lab of Dr. Rihab Nasr

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​​​​​​​Research Interests

  • Cancer Biology and Therapeutics
  • Targeted Therapy
  • Cancer Stem cells
  • Cancer Prevention
  • diagnostic
  • prognostic and predictive Biomarkers
  • microRNAs
  • Cell signaling
  • epigenetic modifications
  • microRNAs
  • Retinoid signaling

Selected Publications

Microrna Expression In Ethnic Specific Early Stage Breast Cancer: An Integration And Comparative Analysis.
Nassar FJ, Talhouk R, Zgheib NK, Tfayli A, El Sabban M, El Saghir NS, Boulos F, Jabbour MN, Chalala C, Boustany RM, Kadara H, Zhang Z, Zheng Y, Joyce B, Hou L, Bazarbachi A, Calin G, Nasr R*.
Scientific Reports. 2017, vol.7, no.1, pp-16829.

Effective Targeting Of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Initiating Activity with The Combination Of Arsenic Trioxide And Interferon Alpha.
El Eit RM, Iskandarani AN, Saliba JL, Jabbour MN, Mahfouz RA, Bitar NM, Ayoubi HR, Zaatari GS, Mahon FX, De Thé HB, Bazarbachi AA, Nasr R*.
International Journal of Cancer. 2014, vol.134, no.4, pp-988-96.

Eradication of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia-Initiating Cells Through Pml-Rara Degradation.
Nasr R, Guillemin MC, Ferhi O, Soilihi H, Peres L, Berthier C, Rousselot P, Robledo-Sarmiento M, Lallemand-Breitenbach V, Gourmel B, Vitoux D, Pandolfi PP, Rochette-Egly C, Zhu J, de Thé H.
Nature Medicine. 2008, vol.14, no.12, pp-1333-42.

Eradication of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia-Initiating Cells Through Pml-Rara Degradation.
Nasr R, Guillemin MC, Ferhi O, Soilihi H, Peres L, Berthier C, Rousselot P, Robledo-Sarmiento M, Lallemand-Breitenbach V, Gourmel B, Vitoux D, Pandolfi PP, Rochette-Egly C, Zhu J, de Thé H.
Nature Medicine. 2008, vol.14, no.12, pp-1333-42.

Rxr Is An Essential Component Of The Oncogenic Pml/Rara Complex In Vivo.
Zhu J, Nasr R, Pérès L, Riaucoux-Lormière F, Honoré N, Berthier C, Kamashev D, Zhou J, Vitoux D, Lavau C, de Thé H
Cancer Cell. 2007, vol.12, no.1, pp-23-35.

Tax Ubiquitylation And Sumoylation Control Critical Cytoplasmic And Nuclear Steps Of Nf-Kappa B Activation.
Nasr R, Chiari E, El-Sabban M, Mahieux R, Kfoury Y, Abdulhay M, Yazbeck V, Hermine O, de The H, Pique C, Bazarbachi A.
Blood. 2006, vol.107, no.10, pp-4021-4029.

Awards

  • The Franco-Lebanese Scientific Research Excellence award, Legion of Honor in Lebanon in collaboration with the French Institute in Beirut, 2015
  • UNESCO/L'OREAL for Women in Science Fellowship in Levant and Egypt, 2014
  • One of the top 7 Arab women Selected by Sayidati Magazine, 2013
  • Research Excellence Award for the Best research programme in biomedicine by Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum, 2011