Description of Research Expertise:
Clinical research in Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva.
Evaluation of osteoporosis and the effects of treatment/diseases on "bone quality" using high resolution imaging of bone (uMRI).
Frederick S. Kaplan, Edward C. Hsiao, Genevieve Baujat, Matthew A. Brown, Carmen De Cunto, Maja Di Rocco, Richard Keen, Mona Al Mukaddam, Donna R. Grogan, and Robert J. Pignolo: Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva: baseline characteristics of 101 subjects participating in a global, longitudinal, natural history study 8th International Conference on Children’s Bone Health, Würzburg, Germany : 2017.
CS Rajapakse, W Sun, C McHugh, K Sexton, B Newman, MM Al Mukaddam, PJ Snyder, FW Wehrli: MRI Assessment of the Effect of Low-Magnitude Mechanical Stimulation on Postmenopausal Bone Loss ISMRM Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI : 2017.
Frederick S. Kaplan, Robert J. Pignolo, Mona M. Al Mukaddam, Eileen M. Shore: Hard targets for a second skeleton: therapeutic horizons for fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) Expert Opinion on Orphan Drugs 5 (issue 4): 291-294,2017.
Frederick S. Kaplan, Mona Al Mukaddam, Robert J. Pignolo: A Cumulative Analogue Joint Involvement Scale (CAJIS) for Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) Bone : 2017.
Frederick S. Kaplan, Robert J. Pignolo, Mona Al Mukaddam, Eileen M. Shore: Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva and Other Forms of Heterotopic Calcification Primer on Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, 9th Edition : 2017.
Robert J. Pignolo, Mona Al Mukaddam: Evaluation of Bone Fragility and Fracture Prevention Fractures in the Elderly, 2nd Edition : 2017.
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.