Faculty Profile

Dr. Irfan A. Qureshi, M.D.

Irfan A. Qureshi, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Critical Care)

Selected Publications

Qureshi IA, Mehler MF. Epigenetic mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of neurogenetic diseases. Neurotherapeutics. 2014 Oct;11(4):708-20.

Qureshi IA, Mehler MF. An evolving view of epigenetic complexity in the brain. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2014 Sep 26;369(1652). pii: 20130506.

Qureshi IA, Mehler MF. Developing epigenetic diagnostics and therapeutics for brain disorders. Trends Mol Med. 2013 Dec;19(12):732-41.

Qureshi IA, Mehler MF. Towards a 'systems'-level understanding of the nervous system and its disorders. Trends Neurosci. 2013 Nov;36(11):674-84.

Qureshi IA, Mehler MF. Long non-coding RNAs: novel targets for nervous system disease diagnosis and therapy. Neurotherapeutics. 2013 Oct;10(4):632-46.

Qureshi IA, Mehler MF. Understanding neurological disease mechanisms in the era of epigenetics. JAMA Neurol. 2013 Jun;70(6):703-10.

Qureshi IA, Mehler MF. Emerging roles of non-coding RNAs in brain evolution, development, plasticity and disease. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2012 Jul 20;13(8):528-41.

Qureshi IA, Mehler MF. Non-coding RNA networks underlying cognitive disorders across the lifespan. Trends Mol Med. 2011 Jun;17(6):337-46.

Qureshi IA, Mehler MF. Chromatin-modifying agents for epigenetic reprogramming and endogenous neural stem cell-mediated repair in stroke. Transl Stroke Res. 2011 Mar 1;2(1):7-16.

Qureshi IA, Mehler MF. Genetic and epigenetic underpinnings of sex differences in the brain and in neurological and psychiatric disease susceptibility. Prog Brain Res. 2010;186:77-95.

Qureshi IA, Mehler MF. The emerging role of epigenetics in stroke: III. Neural stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. Arch Neurol. 2011 Mar;68(3):294-302.

Qureshi IA, Mehler MF. The emerging role of epigenetics in stroke: II. RNA regulatory circuitry. Arch Neurol. 2010 Dec;67(12):1435-41.

Qureshi IA, Mehler MF. Emerging role of epigenetics in stroke: I. DNA methylation and chromatin modifications. Arch Neurol. 2010 Nov;67(11):1316-22.

Abrajano JJ, Qureshi IA, Gokhan S, Molero AE, Zheng D, Bergman A, Mehler MF. Corepressor for element-1-silencing transcription factor preferentially mediates gene networks underlying neural stem cell fate decisions. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Sep 21;107(38):16685-90.

Mercer TR, Qureshi IA, Gokhan S, Dinger ME, Li G, Mattick JS, Mehler MF. Long noncoding RNAs in neuronal-glial fate specification and oligodendrocyte lineage maturation. BMC Neurosci. 2010 Feb 5;11:14.


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