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Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine

Houston, Texas

Benchtop, Research, Bedside and Application
Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine Graduate Program
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M. Waleed Gaber, Ph.D.

M. Waleed Gaber, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics - Hematology and Oncology

Phone: 832-824-3170
Fax: 832-825-4039


  • Ph.D., University College London
  • Postdoctoral, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Research Interest

  • Animal Imaging of microvascular changes caused by tumor and radiotherapy

Selected Publications

  • Merchant TE, Li C, Xiong X, Gaber MW. Cytokine and growth factor responses after radiotherapy for localized ependymoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009. 74(1):159-67.
  • Ansari R, Gaber MW, Wang B, Pattillo CB, Miyamoto C, Kiani MF. Anti-TNFA (TNF-alpha) treatment abrogates radiation-induced changes in vacular density and tissue oxygenation. Radiat Res. 2007. 167(1):80-6.
  • Gaber MW, Aziz AM, Shang X, Penmetsa R, Sabek OM, Yen MR, Gaber LW, Moore LW, Gaber AO. Changes in abdominal wounds following treatment with sirolimus and steroids in a rat model. Transplant Proc. 2006. 38(10):3331-2.
  • Gaber MW, Yuan H, Killmar JT, Naimark MD, Kiani MF, Merchant TE. An intravital microscopy study of radiation-induced changes in permeability and leukocyte-endothelial cell interactions in the microvessels of the rat pia mater and cremaster muscle. Brain Res Brain Res Protoc. 2004. 13(1):1-10.
  • Gaber MW, Sabek OM, Fukatsu K, Wilcox HG, Kiani MF, Merchant TE. Differences in ICAM-1 and TNF-alpha expression between large single fraction and fractionated irradiation in mouse brain. Int J Radiat Biol. 2003. 79(5):359-66.

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