Featured Publications / MBRU Research


Khalil WS, Mageet AO. Immediate Effect of Twin Block Appliance on the Airway on a Sample of Patients with Class II division 1 Malocclusion on Skeletal II Base. Int J Dentistry Oral Sci. 2017;4(4):464-470.

Hosseini HR, Mageet AO. Non-Surgical Therapy of Peripheral Sleep Apnoea Hypopnoea Syndrome: Review Article. International Journal of Dentistry and Oral Health. 2017: 3(1):1-10: doi http://dx.doi.org/10.16966/2378-7090.226

Kowash MB, Alkhabuli JO, Dafaalla SA, Shah A, Khamis AH. Early childhood caries and associated risk factors among preschool children in Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry. 2017;18(2):97-103.

Iyad Hussein, manal Alhalabi, Mawwlood Kowash, Amar H K. Contemporary dental caries management concepts in pediatric dentistry: a survey of awareness and practice of a group of Gulf copperation council dentists. Stoma Edu J. 2017;4(1):1-14.


Adil Mergani, Ammar HK, Fatih ELH, Jumma Mohammed, Bella Awadelseed, Babikir Ali, EL din Nasar, Elwali MA. Suggestive or unexclusive linkage of childhood cerebral malaria to 3q27-q29 region in a Sudanese consanguineous family. Clin Med Invest. 2016;1(2):64-68.

Madadin M, Al-Saif DM, Khamis AH, Taha AZ, Kharoshah MA, Alsayyah A, Alfehaid S, Yaghmour K, Hakami AY, Bamousa MS, Menezes RG. Undergraduate teaching of forensic medicine in Saudi Arabia. Medicine, Science and the Law. 2016 Jul;56(3):163-6.

Al Halabi M, Al Kayoumi S, H Khamis A, Chogle S. Prevalence of Tooth Wear in Primary Dentition in School Children of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Applied Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs. 2016;3(1):27-33.

Mageet AO, Khamis AH, McDonald JP. Effect of Mandibular Repositioning Appliance on Nasal Resistance of A Sample of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Hypopnoea Syndrome Patients. International Journal of Scientific Research. 2016;4(5).

Alkhabuli JOS, Khamis AH. Motivations for studying dentistry and dental college preference among Ras Al Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences University (RAKCODS) students. Stoma Edu J. 2016;3(2):141-149.

Pandiyan M, El-Hassan O, Khamis AH, Rajasekaran P. Ontology with SVM Based Diagnosis of Tuberculosis and Statistical Analysis. International Journal of Medical and Health Sciences Research. 2016;3(3):37-43.

Mageet AO, Khamis AH, McDonald JP. The Relationship between Obstructive Sleep Apnoea hypopnoea Syndrome and the Cranio-Cervical Morphology in Adults: Angular Measurements. International Journal of Scientific Research. 2016;4(6):672-676.

Camp JV, Nowotny N. Rapid detection of European orthobunyaviruses by reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification assays. Journal of Virological Methods. 2016 Oct 31;236:252-7.

Omer TA, Mageet AO. Clinical Parameters of the Gummy Smile among Sudanese Female Sample. Int J Dent Oral Health. 2016: 2(9): doi http://dx.doi.org/10.16966/2378-7090.225

Mageet AO. Classification of Skeletal and Dental Malocclusion: Revisited. StomaEduJ. 2016;3(2):38-43.

Banerjee Y, Santos RD, Al-Rasadi K, Rizzo M. Targeting PCSK9 for therapeutic gains: Have we addressed all the concerns?. Atherosclerosis. 2016 May;248:62-75.

El-Menyar A, Sulaiman K, AlSadawi A, AlSheikh-Ali AA, AlMahameed W, Bazargani N, AlMotarreb A, Amin H, Asaad N, Al Habib K, Ridha M. Implications of a History of Syncope in Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure Insights From the Gulf CARE Registry. Angiology. 2016.

Biglari P, Chinikar S, Belqeiszadeh H, Telmadarraiy Z, Mostafavi E, Ghaffari M, Javaherizadeh S, Nowotny N, Fooks AR, Shahhosseini N. Phylogeny of tick-derived Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus strains in Iran. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases. 2016.

Al-Zakwani I, Panduranga P, Zubaid M, Sulaiman K, Rashed WA, Alsheikh-Ali AA, AlMahmeed W, Shehab A, Al Qudaimi A, Asaad N, Amin H. Impact of Digoxin on Mortality in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Stratified by Heart Failure Findings From Gulf Survey of Atrial Fibrillation Events in the Middle East. Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology and therapeutics. 2016 May 1;21(3):273-9.

Kwak SW, Ha JH, Lee CJ, El Abed R, Abu-Tahun IH, Kim HC. Effects of Pitch Length and Heat Treatment on the Mechanical Properties of the Glide Path Preparation Instruments. Journal of endodontics. 2016 May 31;42(5):788-92.

Seidel B, Montarsi F, Huemer HP, Indra A, Capelli G, Allerberger F, Nowotny N. First record of the Asian bush mosquito, Aedes japonicus japonicus, in Italy: invasion from an established Austrian population. Parasites & vectors. 2016 May 16;9(1):1.

Afonso CL, Amarasinghe GK, Bányai K, Bào Y, Basler CF, Bavari S, Bejerman N, Blasdell KR, Briand FX, Briese T, Bukreyev A, Nowotny N. Taxonomy of the order Mononegavirales: update 2016. Archives of virology. 2016 May 23:1-0.

Kaklamanos EG, Kolokitha OE. Relation between soft tissue and skeletal changes after mandibular setback surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery. 2016 Apr 30;44(4):427-35.

Cleton NB, Maanen K, Bergervoet SA, Bon N, Beck C, Godeke GJ, Lecollinet S, Bowen R, Lelli D, Nowotny N, Koopmans MP. A Serological Protein Microarray for Detection of Multiple Cross‐Reactive Flavivirus Infections in Horses for Veterinary and Public Health Surveillance. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 2016.

Irfan –ul- Hassan- Haji, Surinder Pal Singh Sodhi, Badr Bin AbdulRahman Al-Jandan, Mohamed Jaber. Biopsy procedures in oral maxillofacial practice: An update. Journal of advanced medical and dental sciences research. 2016 Jan-Feb 4(1): 74-78.

AlHabib KF, Sulaiman K, Al Suwaidi J, Almahmeed W, Alsheikh-Ali AA, Amin H, Al Jarallah M, Alfaleh HF, Panduranga P, Hersi A, Kashour T. Patient and System-Related Delays of Emergency Medical Services Use in Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Results from the Third Gulf Registry of Acute Coronary Events (Gulf RACE-3Ps). PloS one. 2016 Jan 25;11(1):e0147385  


Khamis AH. Re-Visiting the Decay, Missing, Filled Teeth (DMFT) Index with a Mathematical Modeling Concept. Open Journal of Epidemiology. 2015 Dec;6(01):16.

Mergani A, Khamis AH, Hashim EF, Gumma M, Awadelseed B, Elwali NE, Haboor AB. Pattern and predictors of neurological morbidities among childhood cerebral malaria survivors in central Sudan. Journal of vector borne diseases. 2015 Sep;52(3):239.

Rahoud SA, Mergani A, Khamis AH, Saeed OK, Mohamed-Ali Q, Christophe C, Dessein AJ, Elwali NE. IL-13 polymorphism (IL-13 rs1800925 (-1055) (C/T) is associated with severe hepatic fibrosis in human schistosomiasis. Biological and Chemical Research. 2015: 11-26

Zuhairah AR, Al-Dawood KM, Khamis AH. Family medicine training in Saudi Arabia: Are there any variations among different regions?. Journal of family & community medicine. 2015;22(2):106.

Mageet O, Khamis AH, McDonald JP. Obstructive sleep Apnoea Hypopnoea syndrome and the cranio facio-hyoid morphology in adults: linear and angular measurements. Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Research. 2015;3(4:36):1-8.

Mageet AO, Khamis AH, McDonald JP. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Hypopnoea Syndrome and the Cranio Facio-hyoid Morphology in Adults: Linear and Angular Measurements. Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Research. 2015; 3(4:36):1-8.

Jaber Mohammed A, Shah MS, Abuzayeda M. Evaluation of calcified carotid artery atheromas detected by panaromic radiograph among patients with type II diabetes mellitus. Journal of dental problems and solutions. 2015 2(30):48-52

Keightley Alexander, Craig Dunbar, Hussain Iyad. multidisciplinary management of cleidocranial dysostosis. Oral Sessions. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry. 2015;25:1-45.

Hussein Iyad. The Hall Technique: The novel method in restoring the carious primary molar that is challenging old concepts. A new tool in the general dentist’s toolbox; Dental Tribunal Middle East and African Edition. 2015 January; 1(1):18-25.

Ergunay K, Bakonyi T, Nowotny N, Ozkul A. Close relationship between West Nile virus from Turkey and lineage 1 strain from Central African Republic. Emerging infectious diseases. 2015 Feb;21(2):352.

Jaber Mohamed A. Serum levels of folate and vitamin B12 in oral epithelial dysplasia. Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research. 2015 Feb 1(1): 10-14.

So D, Evans DJP, Borrie F, Roughley M, Lamont T, Keightley A, Gardner A, Hussein I, De Souza N, Blain K, Innes NP. Measurement Of Occlusal Equilibration Following Hall Crown Placement; IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition. 2015 March.

Mageet AO, Khamis AH, McDonald JP. Effect of mandibular repositioning appliances on nasal resistance of a sample of obstructive sleep apnoea hypopnea syndrome patients. International journal of Scientific Research. 2015 May; 4(5):3-12.

Al-Lawati JA, Panduranga P, Al-Shaikh HA, Morsi M, Mohsin N, Khandekar RB, Al-Lawati HJ, Bayoumi RA. Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus in Oman: Results from two decades of research. Sultan Qaboos University medical journal. 2015 May;15(2):e226.

Al-Lawati JA, Panduranga P, Al-Shaikh HA, Morsi M, Mohsin N, Khandekar RB, Al-Lawati HJ, Bayoumi RA. Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus in Oman: Results from two decades of research. Sultan Qaboos University medical journal. 2015 May;15(2):e226.

Mageet AO, Khamis AH, McDonald JP. The relationship between obstructive sleep apnoea hypopnea syndrome and the cranio cervical morphology in adults: Angular measurements. International Journal of Scientific Research. 2015 June; 4(6)672-684.

Binbrek AS, Ali SM, Baslaib FO, Ali AA. Characteristics of patients with diabetes having normal coronary arteries. Angiology. 2015 Jul;66(6):578-83.

Hussain Ghadha, Hussein Iyad. Pediatric dentistry: A Case of the Unerupted Maxillary Permanent Central Incisor and its Multi-Faceted Management. Dental Tribune Middle East and African Edition. 2015 July-August;7: 20-24.

Kowash MB. Severity of early childhood caries in preschool children attending Al-Ain Dental Centre, United Arab Emirates. European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry. 2015 Aug 1;16(4):319-24.

Sakzewski Lisa, Naser.ud.Din Shazia. Work related musculoskeletal disorders in Australian dentists and Orthodontists: Risk assessment and prevention. Work. 2015 Aug 8;52(3):559-79

Naser-ud-Din Shazia. Introducing Scenario Based Learning interactive to postgraduates in UQ Orthodontic Program. European Journal of Dental Education. 2015 Aug;19(3):169-76.

Ghaith Batool, Hussein Iyad. The All Hall case: A case report of maximum capacity Use of the Hall Technique in a Single child patient. Dental Tribune 2015; Nov-Dec: 22-25

Mageet AO. Surgical Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Hypopnoea Syndrome. Journal of applied Research. 2015 December; 5(12):110-116.

Jaber Mohamed A, Allouch Taha. Dentofacial abnormalities and oral health status in children with cerebral palsy. JBR Journal of interdisciplinary Medicine and Dental Science. 2015 Dec 3(1): 164.

Naser-ud-Din Shazia, Darendeliler Ali M, Taylor Paul, Tan, Chien Wei. Sydney magnoglide- influence of magnetic forces for class ii corrections – preliminary results of a pilot study. Egyptian Orthodontic journal. 2015 Dec;48:37-54.

Seidel B, Nowotny N, Bakonyi T, Allerberger F, Schaffner F. Spread of Aedes japonicus japonicus (Theobald, 1901) in Austria, 2011–2015, and first records of the subspecies for Hungary, 2012, and the principality of Liechtenstein, 2015. Parasites & Vectors. 2016 Jun 24;9(1):356.

AlFaleh HF, Alsheikh‐Ali AA, Ullah A, AlHabib KF, Hersi A, Suwaidi JA, Sulaiman K, Saif SA, Almahmeed W, Asaad N, Amin H. Validation of the Canada Acute Coronary Syndrome Risk Score for Hospital Mortality in the Gulf Registry of Acute Coronary Events‐2. Clinical cardiology. 2015 Sep 1;38(9):542-7.

Fluegge T, Att W, Metzger M, Nelson K. A Novel Method to Evaluate Precision of Optical Implant Impressions with Commercial Scan Bodies-An Experimental Approach. Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists. 2015.

Alsheikh-Ali AA, Hersi AS, Hamad AK, Al Fagih AR, Al-Samadi FM, Almusaad AM, Bokhari FA, Al-Kandari F, Al-Ghamdi BS, Al Rawahi N, Asaad N. The gulf implantable cardioverter-defibrillator registry: Rationale, methodology, and implementation. Heart views: the official journal of the Gulf Heart Association. 2015 Oct;16(4):125.


Khamis AH, Shah M: Is comparison of the prevalence of disease appropriate as health indicator between two populations? Stomatology Edu Journal. 2014;1(2):16-20.

Mergani A, Khamis AH, Rahoud SA , Fatih Hashim EL, Gumma M, Awadelseed B, Haboor AB, Elwali NE.Clustering of childhood cerebral malaria in families with familial febrile convulsion. Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary. 2014; 10(2):379-388.

Abu Zuhairah AR, Al-Dawood KM, Khamis AH. Factors affecting family medicine residents perception of achievement of training objectives. Journal of Health Specialties. 2014;2(3):114-122.

Papageorgiou SN, Papadopoulos MA, Athanasiou AE. Assessing small study effects and publication bias in orthodontic meta-analyses: a meta-epidemiological study. Clinical Oral Investigations. 2014;18:1031-1044.

Iliadi A, Baumgartner S, Athanasiou AE, Eliades T, Eliades G. Effect of intraoral aging on the setting status of resin composite and glass ionomer orthodontic adhesives. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 2014;145:425-33.

Alachioti XS, Dimopoulou E, Vlasakidou A, Athanasiou AE. Amelogenesis imperfecta and anterior open bite: Etiological, classification, clinical and management interrelationships. Journal of Orthodontic Science 2014;3:1-6.

Papageorgiou SN, Papadopoulos MA, Athanasiou AE. Reporting characteristics of meta-analyses in orthodontics: methodological assessment and statistical recommendations. European Journal of Orthodontics 2014;36:74-85.

Mirghani HM, Ezimokhai M, Shaban S, van Berkel HJ. Superficial and deep learning approaches among medical students in an interdisciplinary integrated curriculum. Education for Health. 2014 Jan 1;27(1):10.

Sakzewski L, Naser-ud-Din S. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders in dentists and orthodontists: A review of the literature. Work. 2014 Jan 1;48(1):37-45.

Bawazir SA, Hashan H, Al Hatareshah A, Al Ghamdi A, Al Shahwan K. Regulating Clinical Trials in Saudi Arabia. Applied Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs. 2014 Apr 1;1(1):2-9.

Davis NF, Burke JP, Kelly R, Shields WP, Kheradmand F, Zimmermann A, Mohan P, Hickey DP. Predictors of 10-Year Pancreas Allograft Survival After Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation. Pancreas. 2014 Jul 1;43(5):750-4.

McDonnell-Boudra D, Martin A, Hussein I. In vivo exposure therapy for the treatment of an adult needle phobic.Dent Update. 2014 Jul-Aug;41(6):533-6, 539-40.

Mageet AO, McDonald JP. Effect of Mandibular Repositioning Appliances on Inspiratory and Expiratory Total Air. Applied Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs. 2014 Aug 1;1(2):67-74.

H Alnuaimi E, El-Halabi M, B Kowash M. Oral and Dental Considerations in the Management of Leukemic Children. Applied Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs. 2014 Aug 1;1(2):118-22.

H Alnuaimi E, El-Halabi M, B Kowash M. Oral and Dental Considerations in the Management of Leukemic Children. Applied Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs. 2014 Aug 1;1(2):118-22.


Khamis AH. HIV and AIDS related knowledge, beliefs and attitudes among rural communities hard to reach in Sudan. Health. 2013;17(6): 1494-1501.

Inuwa IM. Re: Accreditation of Graduate Medical Education Programmes: One size fits all—or does it? Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal. 2013;13(4):587-589.

Naser.ud.Din S. Orthodontic Special Cases Best treated with Simple Indirect Bonding Protocol. Journal of Pakistan Dental Association. 2013; 22: 251-254.

Al-Salehi SK, Omar O.The diagnosis and management of invasive cervical resorption.Dent Update. 2013 Jun;40(5):412-4, 417-8.

Hassan MI, Alkharsah KR, Alzahrani AJ, Obeid OE, Khamis AH, Diab A. Detection of extended spectrum beta-lactamases-producing isolates and effect of AmpC overlapping.J Infect Dev Ctries. 2013 Aug 15;7(8):618-29.    


Inuwa IM. Interprofessional Education (IPE) Activity amongst Health Sciences Students at Sultan Qaboos University: The time is now!. Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal. 2012 Nov;12(4):435.


Hussein I, Ranka M, Gilbert A, Davey K. Locally delivered antimicrobials in the management of periodontitis: a critical review of the evidence for their use in practice. Dental update. 2007 Oct;34(8):494-6.