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Mohammad Athar

University of Alabama at Birmingham
1720 University Blvd
Suite 500
Birmingham, Alabama 35294
Phone: 205-934-7554




  • Jin L, Kashyap M, Chen Y, Khan J, Guo Y, Chen JQ, Lee MB, Weng Z, Oak A, Patcha P, Mayo T, Sinha R, Atigadda V, Mukhtar MS, Deshane J, Raman C, Elston C, Elewski BE, Elmets CA, Athar M. 2023. Mechanism underlying follicular hyperproliferation and oncogenesis in hidradenitis suppurativa. iScience 26(6):106896. doi:10.1016/j.isci.2023.106896 PMID:37332597 PMCID:PMC10275975
  • Khan R, Single SL, Simmons CS, Athar M, Liu Y, Bodduluri S, Benson P, Goliwas KF, Deshane J. 2023. Altered sphingolipid pathway in SARS-CoV-2 infected human lung tissue. Front Immunol 14:1216278. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2023.1216278 PMID:37868972 PMCID:PMC10585362
  • Surolia R, Li FJ, Dsouza K, Zeng H, Singh P, Stephens CT, Guo Y, Wang Z, Kashyap M, Srivastava RK, Gonzalez ML, Benson P, Kumar A, Kim H, Kim Y, Ahmad A, Athar M, Antony V. 2023. Cutaneous exposure to arsenicals is associated with development of constrictive bronchitis in mice. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 68(5):485-497. doi:10.1165/rcmb.2022-0321MA PMID:36780670 PMCID:PMC10174172


  • Goliwas KF, Kashyap M, Khan J, Sinha R, Weng Z, Oak AS, Jin L, Atigadda V, Lee MB, Elmets CA, Mukhtar MS, Raman C, Deshane J, Athar M. 2022. Ex vivo culture models of hidradenitis suppurativa for defining molecular pathogenesis and treatment efficacy of novel drugs. Inflammation 45(3):1388-1401. doi:10.1007/s10753-022-01629-w PMID:35301634 PMCID:PMC9940461
  • Li FJ, Surolia R, Singh P, Dsouza K, Stephens CT, Wang Z, Liu R, Bae S, Kim Y, Athar M, Dransfield MT, Antony V. 2022. Fibrinogen mediates cadmium-induced macrophage activation and serves as a predictor of cadmium exposure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol doi:10.1152/ajplung.00475.2021 PMID:35200041
  • Srivastava RK, Wang Y, Khan J, Muzaffar S, Lee MB, Weng Z, Croutch C, Agarwal A, Deshane J, Athar M. 2022. Role of hair follicles in the pathogenesis of arsenical-induced cutaneous damage. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1515(1):168-183. doi:10.1111/nyas.14809 PMID:35678766 PMCID:PMC9531897


  • Li FJ, Surolia R, Li H, Wang Z, Liu G, Kulkarni T, Massicano AV, Mobley JA, Mondal S, de Andrade JA, Coonrod SA, Thompson PR, Wille K, Lapi SE, Athar M, Thannickal V, Carter AB, Antony V. 2021. Citrullinated vimentin mediates development and progression of lung fibrosis. Sci Transl Med 13(585):doi:10.1126/scitranslmed.aba2927 PMID:33731433
  • Surolia R, Li FJ, Wang Z, Kashyap M, Srivastava RK, Traylor AM, Singh P, Dsouza K, Kim H, Pittet J, Zmijewski J, Agarwal A, Athar M, Ahmad A, Antony V. 2021. NETosis in the pathogenesis of acute lung injury following cutaneous chemical burns. JCI Insight 6(10):e147564. doi:10.1172/jci.insight.147564 PMID:34027893 PMCID:PMC826236


  • Srivastava RK, Muzaffar S, Khan J, Traylor AM, Zmijewski J, Curtis L, George JF, Ahmad A, Antony V, Agarwal A, Athar M. 2020. Protective role of HO-1 against acute kidney injury caused by cutaneous exposure to arsenicals. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1480(1):155-169. doi:10.1111/nyas.14475 PMID:32885420 PMCID:PMC9109234



  • Liu S, Davidson MM, Tang X, Walker WF, Athar M, Ivanov VN, Hei TK. 2005. Mitochondrial damage mediates genotoxicity of arsenic in mammalian cells. Cancer Res 65(8):3236-3242. PMID:15833855


  • Liu S, Athar M, Lippai I, Waldren CA, Hei TK. 2001. Induction of oxyradicals by arsenic: Implication for mechanisms of genotoxicity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98(4):1643-1648. PMID:11172004
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