Faculty

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Ali-Reza Sharif-Afshar
Clinical Instructor of Urology (Fellow)
Urology
1520 SAN PABLO Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Publications

Sharif-Afshar AR, Nguyen C, Feng TS, Payor L, Fan Z, Saouaf R, Li D, Kim HL. Prospective Pilot Trial to Evaluate a High Resolution Diffusion-Weighted MRI in Prostate Cancer Patients. EBioMedicine. 2016 May; 7:80-4. View in: PubMed

Nguyen C, Sharif-Afshar AR, Fan Z, Xie Y, Wilson S, Bi X, Payor L, Saouaf R, Kim H, Li D. 3D high-resolution diffusion-weighted MRI at 3T: Preliminary application in prostate cancer patients undergoing active surveillance protocol for low-risk prostate cancer. Magn Reson Med. 2016 Feb; 75(2):616-26. View in: PubMed

Feng TS, Sharif-Afshar AR, Wu J, Li Q, Luthringer D, Saouaf R, Kim HL. Multiparametric MRI Improves Accuracy of Clinical Nomograms for Predicting Extracapsular Extension of Prostate Cancer. Urology. 2015 Aug; 86(2):332-7. View in: PubMed

Sharif-Afshar AR, Feng T, Koopman S, Nguyen C, Li Q, Shkolyar E, Saouaf R, Kim HL. Impact of post prostate biopsy hemorrhage on multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging. Can J Urol. 2015 Apr; 22(2):7698-702. View in: PubMed

Feng TS, Sharif-Afshar AR, Smith SC, Miller J, Nguyen C, Li Q, Luthringer D, Li D, Saouaf R, Kim HL. Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging localizes established extracapsular extension of prostate cancer. Urol Oncol. 2015 Mar; 33(3):109. e15-22. View in: PubMed

Sharif-Afshar AR, Anger J. Urinary incontinence: treating occult SUI-are two steps better than one? Nat Rev Urol. 2012 Dec; 9(12):673-4. View in: PubMed

Li X, Wang Y, Sharif-Afshar AR, Uwamariya C, Yi A, Ishii K, Hayward SW, Matusik RJ, Bhowmick NA. Urothelial transdifferentiation to prostate epithelia is mediated by paracrine TGF-beta signaling. Differentiation. 2009 Jan; 77(1):95-102. View in: PubMed

Li X, Placencio V, Iturregui JM, Uwamariya C, Sharif-Afshar AR, Koyama T, Hayward SW, Bhowmick NA. Prostate tumor progression is mediated by a paracrine TGF-beta/Wnt3a signaling axis. Oncogene. 2008 Nov 27; 27(56):7118-30. View in: PubMed

Thomas JC, Oottamasathien S, Makari JH, Honea L, Sharif-Afshar AR, Wang Y, Adams C, Wills ML, Bhowmick NA, Adams MC, Brock JW, Hayward SW, Matusik RJ, Pope JC. Temporal-spatial protein expression in bladder tissue derived from embryonic stem cells. J Urol. 2008 Oct; 180(4 Suppl):1784-9. View in: PubMed

Placencio VR, Sharif-Afshar AR, Li X, Huang H, Uwamariya C, Neilson EG, Shen MM, Matusik RJ, Hayward SW, Bhowmick NA. Stromal transforming growth factor-beta signaling mediates prostatic response to androgen ablation by paracrine Wnt activity. Cancer Res. 2008 Jun 15; 68(12):4709-18. View in: PubMed

Martinez-Ferrer M, Iturregui JM, Uwamariya C, Starkman J, Sharif-Afshar AR, Suzuki K, Visedsindh W, Matusik RJ, Dmochowski RR, Bhowmick NA. Role of nicotinic and estrogen signaling during experimental acute and chronic bladder inflammation. Am J Pathol. 2008 Jan; 172(1):59-67. View in: PubMed

Oottamasathien S, Williams K, Franco OE, Wills ML, Thomas JC, Sharif-Afshar AR, DeMarco RT, Brock JW, Bhowmick NA, Hayward SW, Pope JC. Urothelial inhibition of transforming growth factor-beta in a bladder tissue recombination model. J Urol. 2007 Oct; 178(4 Pt 2):1643-9. View in: PubMed

Oottamasathien S, Wang Y, Williams K, Franco OE, Wills ML, Thomas JC, Saba K, Sharif-Afshar AR, Makari JH, Bhowmick NA, DeMarco RT, Hipkens S, Magnuson M, Brock JW, Hayward SW, Pope JC, Matusik RJ. Directed differentiation of embryonic stem cells into bladder tissue. Dev Biol. 2007 Apr 15; 304(2):556-66. View in: PubMed

Sharif-Afshar AR, Donohoe JM, Pope JC, Adams MC, Brock JW, Bhowmick NA. Stromal hyperplasia in male bladders upon loss of transforming growth factor-beta signaling in fibroblasts. J Urol. 2005 Oct; 174(4 Pt 2):1704-7; discussion 1707. View in: PubMed

Forrester E, Chytil A, Bierie B, Aakre M, Gorska AE, Sharif-Afshar AR, Muller WJ, Moses HL. Effect of conditional knockout of the type II TGF-beta receptor gene in mammary epithelia on mammary gland development and polyomavirus middle T antigen induced tumor formation and metastasis. Cancer Res. 2005 Mar 15; 65(6):2296-302. View in: PubMed

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