Ahmed Abdelhak, MD

Title(s)Postdoctoral Scholar, Neurology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address675 Nelson Rising Lane
San Francisco CA 94158
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    Ain Shams University , Cairo, EgyptMD2010Human Medicine
    University of Ulm, Ulm, GermanyDoctor of Medicine (PhD equivalent)2017Clinical Neurology
    University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France MS.c2019Neuroscience
    German Medical Board, Stuttgart, Germany German Neurology Board Certification2022Clinical Neurology
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    Weill Institute for Neurosciences2021  - 2022Junior Investigator Award - Establishing novel blood-based biomarkers to track MS activity
    ECTRIMS - DGN2016  - 2020Travel Grants

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    Explorative study of emerging blood biomarkers in progressive multiple sclerosis (EmBioProMS) - Phase 2
    German Multiple Sclerosis Society, German Multiple Sclerosis Trust Jan 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2023
    Role: Principle Investigator
    Explorative study of emerging blood biomarkers in progressive multiple sclerosis (EmBioProMS):
    German Multiple Sclerosis Society Apr 1, 2018 - Apr 30, 2022
    Role: Principle Investigator

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    1. The multifaceted role of neurofilament light chain protein in non-primary neurological diseases. Brain. 2022 Sep 09. Abu-Rumeileh S, Abdelhak A, Foschi M, D'Anna L, Russo M, Steinacker P, Kuhle J, Tumani H, Blennow K, Otto M. PMID: 36083979; PMCID: PMC9494370.
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    2. Differences in Age-related Retinal and Cortical Atrophy Rates in Multiple Sclerosis. Neurology. 2022 10 11; 99(15):e1685-e1693. Cordano C, Nourbakhsh B, Yiu HH, Papinutto N, Caverzasi E, Abdelhak A, Oertel FC, Beaudry-Richard A, Santaniello A, Sacco S, Bennett DJ, Gomez A, Sigurdson CJ, Hauser SL, Magliozzi R, Cree BAC, Henry RG, Green AJ. PMID: 36038272; PMCID: PMC9559941.
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    3. Association of Serum GFAP with Functional and Neurocognitive Outcome in Sporadic Small Vessel Disease. Biomedicines. 2022 Aug 02; 10(8). Huss A, Abdelhak A, Mayer B, Tumani H, Müller HP, Althaus K, Kassubek J, Otto M, Ludolph AC, Yilmazer-Hanke D, Neugebauer H. PMID: 36009416; PMCID: PMC9405121.
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    4. Retinal arteriolar parameters as a surrogate marker of intracranial vascular pathology. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2022; 14(1):e12338. Abdelhak A, Solomon I, Montes SC, Saias A, Cordano C, Asken B, Fonseca C, Oertel FC, Arfanakis K, Staffaroni AM, Kramer JH, Geschwind M, Miller BL, Elahi FM, Green AJ. PMID: 35814617; PMCID: PMC9257197.
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    5. Plasma neurofilament light chain levels suggest neuroaxonal stability following therapeutic remyelination in people with multiple sclerosis. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2022 Jun 16. Abdelhak A, Cordano C, Boscardin WJ, Caverzasi E, Kuhle J, Chan B, Gelfand JM, Yiu HH, Oertel FC, Beaudry-Richard A, Condor Montes S, Oksenberg JR, Lario Lago A, Boxer A, Rojas-Martinez JC, Elahi FM, Chan JR, Green AJ. PMID: 35710320.
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    6. Reply to "Interpretation of Longitudinal Changes of the Inner Nuclear Layer in MS". Ann Neurol. 2022 07; 92(1):156. Cordano C, Yiu HH, Abdelhak A, Beaudry-Richard A, Oertel FC, Green AJ. PMID: 35403744.
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    7. Blood GFAP as an emerging biomarker in brain and spinal cord disorders. Nat Rev Neurol. 2022 03; 18(3):158-172. Abdelhak A, Foschi M, Abu-Rumeileh S, Yue JK, D'Anna L, Huss A, Oeckl P, Ludolph AC, Kuhle J, Petzold A, Manley GT, Green AJ, Otto M, Tumani H. PMID: 35115728.
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    8. Diagnostic and Prognostic Blood Biomarkers in Transient Ischemic Attack and Minor Ischemic Stroke: An Up-To-Date Narrative Review. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2022 Mar; 31(3):106292. Foschi M, Padroni M, Abu-Rumeileh S, Abdelhak A, Russo M, D'Anna L, Guarino M. PMID: 35026496.
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    9. Ongoing challenges in unravelling the association between COVID-19 and Guillain-Barré syndrome. Brain. 2021 06 22; 144(5):e44. Foschi M, D'Anna L, Abdelhak A, Mayer B, Tumani H, Otto M, Abu-Rumeileh S. PMID: 33822000; PMCID: PMC8083498.
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    10. Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers in Relation to MRZ Reaction Status in Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. Cells. 2020 11 25; 9(12). Robinson T, Abdelhak A, Bose T, Meinl E, Otto M, Zettl UK, Dersch R, Tumani H, Rauer S, Huss A. PMID: 33255854; PMCID: PMC7761295.
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    11. Longitudinal Serum Neurofilament Levels of Multiple Sclerosis Patients Before and After Treatment with First-Line Immunomodulatory Therapies. Biomedicines. 2020 Aug 28; 8(9). Huss A, Senel M, Abdelhak A, Mayer B, Kassubek J, Ludolph AC, Otto M, Tumani H. PMID: 32872144; PMCID: PMC7555392.
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    12. Guillain-Barré syndrome spectrum associated with COVID-19: an up-to-date systematic review of 73 cases. J Neurol. 2021 Apr; 268(4):1133-1170. Abu-Rumeileh S, Abdelhak A, Foschi M, Tumani H, Otto M. PMID: 32840686; PMCID: PMC7445716.
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    13. A Score Based on NfL and Glial Markers May Differentiate Between Relapsing-Remitting and Progressive MS Course. Front Neurol. 2020; 11:608. Huss A, Otto M, Senel M, Ludolph AC, Abdelhak A, Tumani H. PMID: 32765393; PMCID: PMC7378743.
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    14. Explorative study of emerging blood biomarkers in progressive multiple sclerosis (EmBioProMS): Design of a prospective observational multicentre pilot study. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2020 Jun; 18:100574. Abdelhak A, Huss A, Stahmann A, Senel M, Krumbholz M, Kowarik MC, Havla J, Kümpfel T, Kleiter I, Wüstinger I, Zettl UK, Schwartz M, Roesler R, Friede T, Ludolph AC, Ziemann U, Tumani H. PMID: 32478196; PMCID: PMC7251538.
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    15. Glial Activation Markers in CSF and Serum From Patients With Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: Potential of Serum GFAP as Disease Severity Marker? Front Neurol. 2019; 10:280. Abdelhak A, Hottenrott T, Morenas-Rodríguez E, Suárez-Calvet M, Zettl UK, Haass C, Meuth SG, Rauer S, Otto M, Tumani H, Huss A. PMID: 30972011; PMCID: PMC6443875.
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    16. Serum GFAP as a biomarker for disease severity in multiple sclerosis. Sci Rep. 2018 10 04; 8(1):14798. Abdelhak A, Huss A, Kassubek J, Tumani H, Otto M. PMID: 30287870; PMCID: PMC6172254.
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    17. Intrathecal immunoglobulin M production: A promising high-risk marker in clinically isolated syndrome patients. Ann Neurol. 2018 05; 83(5):1032-1036. Huss A, Abdelhak A, Halbgebauer S, Mayer B, Senel M, Otto M, Tumani H. PMID: 29665046.
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    18. MOG-IgG in primary and secondary chronic progressive multiple sclerosis: a multicenter study of 200 patients and review of the literature. J Neuroinflammation. 2018 Mar 19; 15(1):88. Jarius S, Ruprecht K, Stellmann JP, Huss A, Ayzenberg I, Willing A, Trebst C, Pawlitzki M, Abdelhak A, Grüter T, Leypoldt F, Haas J, Kleiter I, Tumani H, Fechner K, Reindl M, Paul F, Wildemann B. PMID: 29554927; PMCID: PMC5859439.
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    19. CSF profile in primary progressive multiple sclerosis: Re-exploring the basics. PLoS One. 2017; 12(8):e0182647. Abdelhak A, Hottenrott T, Mayer C, Hintereder G, Zettl UK, Stich O, Tumani H. PMID: 28797088; PMCID: PMC5552348.
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    20. Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: Putting Together the Puzzle. Front Neurol. 2017; 8:234. Abdelhak A, Weber MS, Tumani H. PMID: 28620346; PMCID: PMC5449443.
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    21. Brain-Specific Cytoskeletal Damage Markers in Cerebrospinal Fluid: Is There a Common Pattern between Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis? Int J Mol Sci. 2015 Jul 31; 16(8):17565-88. Abdelhak A, Junker A, Brettschneider J, Kassubek J, Ludolph AC, Otto M, Tumani H. PMID: 26263977; PMCID: PMC4581209.
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