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NIAAA Staff Profile


National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Focus Area

Biomarkers; Biostatistics; Computational Biology; Data Science; Precision medicine; Systems Biology

Biographical Summary

Dr. Muhammad Arif joined the National Institute of Health as a postdoctoral visiting fellow after completing his doctoral degree in Systems Biology at KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm, Sweden) in 2021. He is jointly appointed by two labs, Section on Fibrotic Disorders and Laboratory of Cardiovascular Physiology and Tissue Injury, at the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. As a systems biology expert, Dr. Arif develops and employs machine learning and biological network analysis approaches to discover molecular mechanisms and novel therapeutic targets for many systemic and progressive diseases, including pulmonary fibrosis, and cardiometabolic diseases.

Selected Publications

Full publication list: Google Scholar

An Integrative Multiomics Framework for Identification of Therapeutic Targets in Pulmonary Fibrosis
PMID: 37038090
Advanced Science
M Arif*, A Basu*, K Wolf, J Park, L Pommerolle, M Behee, B Gochuico, R Cinar

Data-driven transcriptomics analysis identifies PCSK9 as a novel key regulator in liver aging
PMID: 37726433
M Arif*, C Matyas*, P Mukhopadhyay, B Yokus, E Trojnar, J Paloczi, B Paes-Leme, S Zhao, F Lohoff, G Haskó, P Pacher

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