Personal profile

After completion of her postdoctoral training in 2005, Dr. Sabek received dual appointments as an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing and Department of Surgery at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, Tennessee. She has collaborated on several NIH-funded research grants and published over 30 peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Sabek joined The Methodist Hospital Research Institute in 2007.

Research interests

Dr. Sabek´s research focuses on islet cell transplantation, and specifically, the surrogate markers for prediction of long-term transplantation outcomes. She also aims to improve transplantation outcomes through the development and validation of improved techniques for islet recovery, isolation, engraftment, and post-transplant functioning/preservation. Dr. Sabek also conducts studies investigating potential biomarkers of allograft rejection.

Keywords

    Free-text keywords

  • Islet cell transplantation, Functional genomics, Allograft rejection, Osteocalcin, Diabetes

    Research Area Keywords

  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Transplantation

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Islets of Langerhans
Concept: Islets of Langerhans
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Islets of Langerhans Transplantation
Concept: Islets of Langerhans Transplantation
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Pancreas
Concept: Pancreas
Weight: 52%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Pancreatitis
Concept: Pancreatitis
Weight: 52%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
C-Peptide
Concept: C-Peptide
Weight: 47%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Insulin
Concept: Insulin
Weight: 45%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Transplants
Concept: Transplants
Weight: 43%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Osteocalcin
Concept: Osteocalcin
Weight: 37%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Inbred NOD Mouse
Concept: Inbred NOD Mouse
Weight: 36%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Up-Regulation
Concept: Up-Regulation
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
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Journals

Transplantation proceedings

ISSNs: 0041-1345

Elsevier

Journal

12

Transplantation

ISSNs: 0041-1337

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal

5

International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics

ISSNs: 0360-3016

Elsevier

Journal

3

Radiation Research

ISSNs: 0033-7587

Radiation Research Society

Journal

3

Endocrinology

ISSNs: 0013-7227

The Endocrine Society

Journal

2
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Shared Pub. Internal Organizations

Houston Methodist Hospital

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Department of Pathology & Genomic Medicine

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16

Department of Medicine

Organizational unit: Departments

5

Department of Nanomedicine

Organizational unit: Departments

4
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Shared Pub. External Organizations

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Baylor College of Medicine

External organization: Academic

12

Houston Methodist Research Institute

External organization: Unknown

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Houston Methodist Hospital

External organization: Medical

4

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

External organization: Unknown

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has Research OutputsResearch Output by Omaima Sabek

Shared Pub. Internal co-authors

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Shared Pub. External co-authors

D. Fraga

External person

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Malak Kotb

External person

17

Janice A. Zawaski

External person

12

M. W. Gaber

External person

10

James Henry

External person

8
has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Omaima Sabek

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