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Ph.D., 2008, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
M.S., 2003, Montclair State university, New Jersey
M.D., 1997, Dr P.D.M.Medical College, Amravati University, Maharashtra. India
Ph.D., 2008, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - NJMS B.S., 2007, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Memorial Medical College, India M.S., 2003, Montclair State University
Alikunju S, Severinova E, Yang Z, Ivessa A, Sayed D. Acute NelfA knockdown restricts compensatory gene expression and
precipitates ventricular dysfunction during cardiac hypertrophy. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology (JMCC),
2020 April 9;142:93-104
Elena Severinova, Saleena Alikunju, Wei Deng, Puneet Dhawan, Nazish Sayed and Danish Sayed. A Glucocorticoid receptor
?binding and ?transcriptome signature in cardiomyocytes. Journal of American Heart Association (JAHA), 2019 Mar
Minzhen He, Zhi Yang, Abdellatif Maha and Danish Sayed. Ras GTPase-activating Protein SH3 Domain Binding Protein
(G3BP1) regulates posttranscriptionally regulates pre-miR-1 processing and controls mature miR-1 levels in heart. PlosOne.
December 16;10(12):e0145112. 2015.
Danish Sayed*, Minzhen He, Zhi Yang, Jessica Pfleger and Maha Abdellatif*. Acute targeting of general transcription factor
IIB restricts cardiac hypertrophy via selective inhibition of gene transcription. *Co-corresponding. Circulation Heart Failure.
Danish Sayed, Minzhen He, Zhi Yang, Lin Lin, Maha Abdellatif. Transcriptional regulation patterns revealed by high-
resolution chromatin immunoprecipitation during cardiac hypertrophy. Journal of Biological Chemistry. January 25, 288:
Danish Sayed and Maha Abdellatif. MicroRNAs in Development and Disease. Physiological Reviews. July; 91, 2011.
Danish Sayed and Maha Abdellatif. AKT-ing via microRNA. Cell Cycle. August 15; 9(16). 2010.
Danish Sayed, Minzhen He, Zhi Yang, Shweta Rane, Maha Abdellatif. MicroRNA-21 is downstream effector of AKT and
mediates its anti-apoptotic effects via suppression of Fas Ligand. Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC). June 25; 285:
Danish Sayed, Shweta Rane, Jacqueline Lypowy, Minzhen He, Ieng-Yi Chen, Himanshu Vashistha, Lin Yan, Ashwani
Malhotra, Dorothy Vatner and Maha Abdellatif. MicroRNA-21 targets Sprouty2 and promotes cellular outgrowths. Molecular
Biology of the Cell. Aug; Vol 19: 3272-3282.2008.
Danish Sayed, Chull Hong, Ieng-Yi Chen, Jacqueline Lypowy, Maha Abdellatif. MicroRNA play an essential role in the
development of cardiac hypertrophy. Circulation Research. Feb 16; 100(3): 416-24. 2007