Description of Research Expertise:
Evaluation of osteoporosis and the effects of treatment/diseases on "bone quality" using high resolution imaging of bone (uMRI).
Caitlin White, Farzana Sayani, Ravinder Singh, Dawn Milliner, Alan Wasserstein, Mona Al Mukaddam: Case report of hypercalciuria and markedly elevated 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D in a patient with Diamond Blackfan Anemia: Could 24 hydroxylase enzyme deficiency be the cause? American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Atlanta, GA : 2016.
Wenli Sun, Chamith S. Rajapakse, Jeremy Magland, Mahdieh Bashoor-Zadeh, Mona M Al Mukaddam, Elizabeth A. Kobe, Michelle Slinger, Rhiannon Miller, Peter J. Snyder and Felix W. Wehrli: Sensitivity of Imaging Biomarkers for Detecting Postmenopausal Bone Loss American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Seattle, WA : 2015.
Mona Al Mukaddam, Chamith Rajapakse, Mahdieh Bashoor Zadeh, Jeremy Magland, Wenli Sun, Helen Peachey, Peter Snyder, Felix Wehrli: Effects of Uncontrolled Type II Diabetes on Vertebral Bone Marrow Fat Distribution American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Seattle, WA : 2015.
Bashoor-Zadeh M, Al Mukaddam M, Sun W, Phillips E, Rajapakse C, Wehrli F: Structural and Mechanical Properties of Trabecular Bone in the Distal Extremities Studied by Micro-MRI in Postmenopausal Women American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Meeting, Houston, TX : 2014.
Bashoor-Zadeh M, Rajapakse C, Li C, Sun W, Al Mukaddam M, Wright A, Wehrli F: MRI-derived porosity index provides quantitative insight into cortical pore architecture. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Meeting, Houston, TX : 2014.
Al Mukaddam. M., Rajapakse, CS., Bhagat, Y., Wehrl,i FW., Guo, W., Peachey, H., LeBeau, SO., Zemel, SZ., Wang, .C,Swerdloff, R., Kapoor, SC., Snyder PJ.: Effects of Testosterone and Growth Hormone on the Structural and Mechanical Properties of Bone by MicroMRI in the Distal Tibia of Men with Hypopituitarism J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99 (4): 1236-1244,2014.
Al Mukaddam, M., Zubair, B., Rickels. MR: Letter to the Editor: Case 33-2012: A Woman with Altered Mental Status after Childbirth New England Journal of Medicine 368 (5): 486-87,2013.
Al Mukaddam M, Snyder PJ: Androgens Osteoporosis, 4th Edition. Elsevier 2 : 1827-36,2013.
Al Mukaddam, M., Rajapakse, CS., Bhagat, Y., Guo, W., Magland, JF., Wehrli, FW, Snyder, PJ.: Testosterone Treatment Has Differential Effects on Trabecular and Cortical Bone Strength in Men with Hypopituitarism American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Meeting, Minneapolis, MN : 2012.
Taleb, N., Salti, H., Al-Mokaddam, M., Merheb, M., Salti, I., Nasrallah, M.: Vascular Complications of Diabetes in Lebanon: Experience at the American University of Beirut British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease 8 (80): 2008.