Dr. Christopher Vidal

Ph.D., B.Sc. (Hons.) Medical Laboratory  Science

 

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Peer-Reviewed Research Articles (2002 - 2006)

 

Vidal, C., Brincat, M., and Xuereb-Anastasi, A. (2006) TNFRSF11B gene variants and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women in Malta. Maturitas 53: 386 395 (PMID: 16343827) (Impact factor: 2.023)

 

Vidal, C., Grima, C., Brincat, M., Megally, N, and Xuereb-Anastasi, A. (2003) Associations of polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor gene (BsmI and FokI) with bone mineral density in Maltese postmenopausal women. Osteoporosis International 14: 923 928 (PMID: 14557853) (Impact factor: 3.893) 

 

 

Abstracts for Oral Presentation

Vidal, C., Galea, R., Brincat, M., and Xuereb-Anastasi, A. (2006) Linkage to a region on chromosome 11p12 in two Maltese families with severe osteoporosis. Malta Medical Journal 18: 46 Presented at the Sixth Malta Medical School Conference December 2006

 

Abstracts and Poster Presentations

Vidal, C., Galea, R., Brincat, M., and Xuereb-Anastasi, A. (2006) Linkage to a region on chromosome 11 in two Maltese families with severe osteoporosis. Osteoporosis International 17: Supp 2, S219

 

Vidal, C., Galea, R., Brincat, M., and Xuereb-Anastasi, A. (2006) Linkage of a familial form of osteoporosis to chromosome 5q34. European Journal of Human Genetics 14: Supp 1, P1011 

 

Vidal, C., Galea, R., Brincat, M., and Xuereb-Anastasi, A. (2006) A genome-wide linkage scan in a family with a highly penetrant form of osteoporosis. Calcified Tissue International 78: Supp 1, S123

 

Vidal, C., Borg, J., Felice, A.E., Xuereb-Anastasi, A., and Scerri, C.A. (2006) Linkage analysis in two Maltese families with a high incidence of coeliac disease. Malta Medical Journal 18 (December supp): 50

 

Cassar, M., and Vidal, C. (2006) Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoea in urine by real time PCR. Malta Medical Journal 18 (December supp): 67
 

Cassar, M., and Vidal, C. (2006) Detection of human papilloma virus in clinical samples by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Malta Medical Journal 18 (December supp): 67

 

Vidal, C., Brincat, M., and Xuereb-Anastasi, A. (2005) The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T polymorphism and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women in Malta. Bone 36: S245

 

Borg, J., Scerri, C.A., Vidal, C., Felice, A.E., and Xuereb-Anastasi, A. (2005) Association of CTLA-4 polymorphisms with coeliac disease in the Maltese population. European Journal of Human Genetics 13 (5): 300 Supp 1, P1014

 

Vidal, C., Brincat, M., and Xuereb-Anastasi, A. (2004) Associations of polymorphisms in the promoter region of the osteoprotegerin gene and low bone mineral density in Maltese postmenopausal women. Calcified Tissue International 74 (4): S124
 

Vidal, C., Brincat, M., and Xuereb-Anastasi, A. (2003) Influences of vitamin D and estrogen receptor genes on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women in Malta. Calcified Tissue International 72 (4): 410

Vidal, C., Brincat, M., and Xuereb-Anastasi, A. (2002) Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women in Malta. Calcified Tissue International 70 (4): 267

 


 

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