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Research outcomes

Refereed publications

Hani At-Salam.i Intestinal drug absorption and drug-drug interaction. New Zealand Pharmacy Today. Nov 2009; p47-48.

AI-Salami H, Kansara H. King J, Morar B. Jayathilaka B. Fawcett JP. Mikov M. Bile acids: a bitter sweet remedy for diabetes. NZ Pharm J 2007;27 (10):17-20

Hani AI-Salami. Drug absorption in diabetes.NZ Pharmacy. Jun 2009; p46-48.

Peer-reviewed book chapters

Momir Mikov, Golocorbin-Kon Svetlana & Hani At-Salami. Potentials and limitations of bile acids and probiotics in diabetes mellitus. Type 1 diabetes mellitus. lntech Worldwide Publishing Co. Inc..Europe (2012).

Hani AI-Salami, Rima Caccetta, Golocorbin-Kon Svetlana and Momir Mikov. Probiotics applications in inflammatory disease models. Probiotics. lntech Worldwide Publishing Co. Inc., Europe (2012).

Selected conference presentation/invited speaker

Hani Al-Salami. The applications of bile acids and probiotics in diabetes, using Artificial Cell Microencapsulation. ANZLAA conference, Perth, Australia, 2013.

Hani At-Salami, Jorge Martinez. Grant Butt. J Paul Fawcett, tanG Tucker, Momir Mikov. Probiotic treatment decreases the oral absorption of the semisynthetic bile acid, Monoketocholic acid (MKC), in healthy and diabetic rats. Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute Conference, Australia, 2012

Mikov M., Golocorbin-Kon S., Raskovic A, Vasovic V., AI-Salami H. Bile acids and their derivatives as absorption modifiers. Thee”‘ European Congress on Xenobiotic Metabolism and Toxicity, Greece, 2010.

AI-Salami H, Butt G, Fawcett JP, Tucker IG. Mikov M. A comparison between in vivo and ex vivo absorption of gliclazide through diabetic tissues. Formulation and Delivery of Bioactives Conference 2008, Dunedin, New Zealand.

AI-Salami H, Butt G, Fawcett JP,Tucker IG, Mikov M. The influence of 3o,7a-dihydroxy-12-keto-5j3-cholanate (MKC), glibenclamide,rifampicin,and verapamil on gliclazide permeation through the gut wall in healthy rats.Formulation and Delivery of Bioactives Conference 2007, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Refereed conference abstracts and posters

Armin Mooranian, Rebecca Negrulj, Ryusuke Takechi and Hani Al-Salami. Novel multicompartmental microcapsules for the oral targeted delivery of a potential antidiabetic drug, probucol, using bile acid­ based formulation: anti-hyperglycaemic and anti-inflammatory effects in an animal model of Type 2 diabetes mellitus. 20th International Symposium on Microencapsulation, October 1-3, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Armin Mooranian, Rebecca Negrulj, Nigel Chen-Tan, Marc Fakhoury, Franca Jones, Frank Arfuso and Hani Al-Salami. Novel multicompartmental bile-acid based microcapsules for pancreatic β-cell transplantation. 2015 IPITA/IXA/CTS Joint Congress. November 17, 2015, Melbourne, Australia.

Armin Mooranian & Hani Al-Salami. Microencapsulation as a novel delivery method for the potential antidiabetic drug, Probucol. Mark Liveris Conference, Perth WA, Australia, November 2014.

Ingrid Van Zyl Brook & Hani Al-Salami. The influence of gliclazide formulation and probiotics intake on the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Mark Liveris Conference, Perth WA, Australia, November 2014.

Sangeetha Mathavan, Erik Helmerhorst, Nigel Chen-Tan & Hani Al-Salami. The effect of the tertiary bile acid, Ursodeoxycholic acid on the morphology and rheological characterization of gliclazide microcapsules and potential application in Type-1 Diabetes. Mark Liveris Conference, Perth WA, Australia, November 2014.

Lalic-Popovic, M. and Vasovic, V. and Al-Salami, H. and Golocorbin-Kon, S. and Milijasevic, B. and Mikov, M. 2013. Correlation between in vitro tests for blood brain barrier penetration with in vivo gliclazide penetration. Clinical Therapeutics. 35 (S8): pp. e87-e87.

H AI-Salami; J Martinez: G Butt; J Fawcett: ITucker: M Mikov. Chronic treatment with probiotics reduces the bioavailability of a primary stable¬ analogue bile acid in a rat modelof Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes-New Insights into Mechanism of Disease and its Treatment. Keystone, Colorado, USA; 2013

Calasan J, AI-Salami H, Mikov M. Bile acids and probiotics could help treating diabetes. FEBS J; 2012: 279; 267-267

Saha S, Tomaro-Duchesneau C, Malhotra M, AI-Salami H, Kahouli I, Prakash S. (2011) Development of an in vitro oral ecosystem model to investigate probiotics as a therapeutic for maintaining oral health. Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Controlled Release Society and the Natural Health Products Research Society of Canada-Multidisciplinary Approaches to Modern Therapeutics: Joining Forces for a Healthier Tomorrow. Montreal, QC, Canada.

Tomaro-Duchesneau C, Saha S, Malhotra M, AI-Salami H, Kahouli I, Prakash S. (2011) Artificial cell APA microcapsules for the delivery of a Lactobacillus fermentum based therapeutic. Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Controlled Release Society and the Natural Health Products Research Society of Canada-Multidisciplinary Approaches to Modern Therapeutics: Joining Forces for a Healthier Tomorrow.Montreal.QC,Canada.

Tomaro-Duchesneau C, Saha S, Malhotra M, At-SalamiH. Coussa-Charley M, Prakash S. (2011) Selection and characterization of FAE active prob1otic bacteria for the development of therapeutics International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics.Kosice, Slovakia

Kahouli I, Tomaro-Duchesneau C, Malhotra M, At-Salami H. Saha S, Prakash S.(2011) Effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus supernatant on colon cancer cell proliferation and polyamine synthesis. Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Controlled Release Society and the Natural Health Products Research Society of Canada-Multidisciplinary Approaches to Modem Therapeutics:Joining Forces for a Healthier Tomorrow. Montreal, QC,Canada.

Rodes L, Coussa-Charley M, Kahouli I,AI-Salami H, Prakash S. (2011) In vitro investigation of the human gut microbiota using a computer-controlled dynamic human gastrointestinal model. MicrobialCommunities as Drivers of Ecosystem Complexity, Colorado, USA

Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau,Shyamali Saha, Meenakshi Malhotra. HaniAI-Salami, Michael Coussa-Charley, Satya Prakash. (2011). Selection and characterization of FAE active probiotic bacteria for the development of therapeutic formulations. International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics Slovakia

Chris Jackson, Hani AI-Salami, Raja Chemali, Satya Prakash. (2011). Deposition of Alginate on a Stainless Steel Substrate for Industrial Biomedical Applications. Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Canada.

Daniel Marinescu, Hani AI-Salami, Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau, Satya Prakash. (2011). The stability of bile salt hydrolase producing microencapsulated Lactobacillus bacteria. Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Canada.

lmen Kahouli, Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau, Meenkashi Malhotra, HaniAI-Salami, Shyamali Saha, Lai:Hitia Sonia Rodes, Marc Fakhoury, Raja Chemal,i Satya Prakash. (2011). The effect of Lactobacillus acidophi/us on colon adenocarcinoma cell proliferation: in vitro analysis. Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Canada.

Marc Fakhoury, Michael Coussa-Charley, Arghya Paul, Laetitia Rodes, Wei Shao, Hani AI-Salami, Imen Kahouli, Satya Prakash. (2011). Anti¬ inflammatory potential of artificial microcapsules containing Thalidomide: in-vitro analysis. Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Canada.

Meenakshi Malhotra, Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau, Shyamali Saha,Raja Chemali, Imen Kahouli, Hani AI-Salami and Satya Prakash. (2011). Nanoparticles mediated therapeutic delivery using cell-targeting peptides: limitations and potential applications. Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Canada.

ShyamaliSaha,Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau, Meenakshi Malhotra, Hani AI-Salami, Imen Kahouli, Maryam Trabizian, Satya Prakash. Development of an oral ecosystem model to study the effects of the microfiora on oral health. Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Canada; 2011.

Probiotic applications in health and disease: a myth or tomorrow’s realities? Hani AI-Salami, Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau, Laetitia Rodes, I men Kahouli, Shyamali Saha, Michael Coussa-Charley, Satya Prakash. Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Canada; 2011.

Raja Chemali, Meenakshi Malhotra, Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau, Shyamali Saha, lmen Kahouli, Chris Jackson, HaniAI-Salamiand Satya Prakash. Surface functionalized single walled carbon nanotubes for tumor specific targeting – characterization and in vitro studies. Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Canada; 2011.

Laetitia Rodes, Michael Coussa-Charley, Imen Kahouli, Hani AI-Salami, Satya Prakash. In vitro investigation of the human gut microbiota using a computer-controlled dynamic human gastrointestinal model. Keystone Symposia. Microbial Communities as Drivers of Ecosystem Complexity, Colorado, USA, March 2011.

Hani AI-Salami,Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau, Laetitia Rodes, lmen Kahouli, Shyamali Saha, MichaelCoussa-Charley, Satya Prakash. In vitro gastrointestinal modelfor probiotic research: potentials and limitations. 6th International Symposium on probiotics and health: key findings and new directions, Canada, Oct 2010.

Mikov M., Golocorbin-Kon S., AI-Salami H. The effect of the semisynthetic bile acid salt, sodium 3a,7a-dihydroxy-12-oxo-5i3-cholanate and probiotic pretreatment on gliclazide permeation in ileal tissues from healthy and diabetic rats. The 11 111 International Conference of Clinical Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology; Oradea, June 2010; 14 (Suppl 3): 29.

Lalic M., Golocorbin-Kon S., Cvejic J., Bozic K., AI-Salami H., Mikov M. Lamotrigine and Valproate Pharmacokinetic Interactions in Epileptic Patients. The 8′” European Congress on Xenobiotic Metabolism and Toxicity, Greece,Oct 2010.

A Paul, Hani AI-Salami, Dominique Shum-Tim, Cynthia B. Elias, Satya Prakash (2010). Insect cells for cytokine production and stem cell mediated gene therapy applications. 7th Annual PEG8-the essential protein engineering summit, (2010), Boston, US.

AI-Salami H. Butt G. Fawcett JP, Tucker IG, Mikov M. The influence of the symisynthetic bile acid (MKC) on the ileal permeation of gliclazide in healthy and diabetic rats. Keystone Symposia, Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin Action and Resistance, Colorado, USA, January 2008

AI-Salami H, Butt G, Fawcett JP, Tucker IG, Mikov M. Probiotic treatment reduces blood glucose and increases systemic absorption of gliclazide in diabetic rats. The 2″d Asian Pacific Regional Meeting of the I nternational Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX), Shanghai, China,May 2008

AI-Salami H, Butt G, Fawcett JP, Tucker IG, Mikov M. The influence of pretreatment with probiotics on the ileal permeation of gliclazide in healthy and diabetic rats. The 101 European Regional Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX), Vienna, Austria, May 2008

AI-Salami H, Butt G, Fawcett JP, Tucker IG, Mikov M. MKC permeation through rat ileum is inhibited in diabetic animals. The 7 1 Balkan Conference on Xenobiotics, Metabolism & Toxicity, Palic,Serbia, June 2008

AI-SalamiH, Butt G, Fawcett JP, Tucker IG, Mikov M. The Ussing chamber as an ex vivo system to investigate the influence of probiotic treatment on drug absorption. Formulation and Delivery of Bioactives Conference 2008. Dunedin, New Zealand. February 2008

AI-Salami H, Butt G. Fawcett JP, Tucker IG, Mikov M. Gliclazide reduces MKC permeation through the ileal mucosa (ex vivo) in healthy rats but has no effect in diabetic rats. The 7′” Balkan Conference on Xenobiotics, Metabolism & Toxicity, Palic, Serbia. June 2008

AI-SalamiH, Butt G, Fawcett JP, Tucker IG, Mikov M. The effect of probiotic pretreatment on the systemic absorption of the semisynthetic bile acid, MKC, and on blood glucose levels in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. The 13′” Serbian Congress of Pharmacology & 3’d Serbian Congress of Clinical Pharmacotherapy (with International Participation}, Palic, Serbia, June 2008.

AI-Salami H, Butt G, Fawcett JP, Tucker IG, Mikov M. Probiotic pretreatment for three days reduces MKC absorption in healthy and diabetic rats. The Balkan Conference on Pharmacology & Toxicity, Belgrade, Serbia. May 2007.

Mikov M. Golocorbin-Kon S,AI-Salami H. Kuhajda K, Kevresan S, Raskovic A, Jakovljevic E. Presystemic metabolism by gut microflora- The significance for pharmacotherapy. The 12111 Serbian Congress of Pharmacology & 2″d Serbian Congress of Clinical Pharmacotherapy (with International Participation), Palic, Serbia, May 2007

Mikov M, AI-Salami H, Kuhajda K, Kevresan S, Fawcett JP. Bioavailability and hypoglycemic effect of 3o,7o-dihydroxy-12-keto-5j3-cholanate (MKC) in healthy and diabetic rats. The 121 Serbian Congress of Pharmacology & 2″d Serbian Congress of Clinical Pharmacotherapy (with International Participation), Palic, Serbia, May 2007

AI-Salami H, Butt G, Tucker IG, Mikov M. The influence of 3o,7o-dihydroxy-12-keto-5j3-cholanate on ex vivo ileal permeation of gliclazide in healthy and diabetic rats. The 12″‘ Serbian Congress of Pharmacology & 2″d Serbian Congress of Clinical Pharmacotherapy (within International Participation), Palic, Serbia, May 2007

AI-Salami H, Butt G, Tucker IG, Mikov M. The influence of the semisynthetic bile acid, MKC,on the ileal permeation of gliclazide in heal thy and diabetic rats. Annual Conference of the Australian PharmaceuticalScience Association (APSA), Sydney, Australia. December 2007

Mikov M., AI-Salami H, Kuhajda K, Kevresan S, Golocorbin-Kon S, Fawcett JP Pharmacokinetics and hypoglycemic activity of the semisynthetic bile acid salt, sodium 3a,7o-dihydroxy-12-oxo-5j3-cholanate in diabetic rats. PP494 3151 FEBS Congress, Istanbul, June 2006. Abstracts; The FEBS Journal2006; 273 (Suppl 1}: 210 (ISSN 1742-464X)

Selected publications (acknowledged for study design & statistical analysis)

Meenakshi Malhotra,Ciaran Lane, Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau, Shyamali Saha and Satya Prakash. A novel method for synthesizing PEGylated chitosan nanoparticles: strategy, preparation, and in vitro analysis. International Journal of Nanomedicine.2011, 6,485- 494.

Journal papers

Armin Mooranian, Rebecca Negrulj, Emma Jamieson, Grant Morahan, Hani Al-Salami. Biological Assessments of Encapsulated Pancreatic β-Cells: Their Potential Transplantation in Diabetes. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering; 2016, in press.