Annalisa Terranegra, PhD

Principal Investigator – Assistant Level
Laboratory of Nutritional Genomics and Metabolism

Email: aterranegra (@)
Phone: +974 40037396
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Selected publications (†co-first, *corresponding):

  1. Lakshmanan AP, Kohil A, El Assadi F, Al Zaidan S, Al Abduljabbar S, Bangarusamy DK, Al Khalaf F, Petrovski G, Terranegra A. Akkermansia, a Possible Microbial Marker for Poor Glycemic Control in Qataris Children Consuming Arabic Diet—A Pilot Study on Pediatric T1DM in Qatar. Nutrients (2021) 13(3), 836.
  2. Kumar M, Murugesan S, Singh P, Saadaoui M, Elhag DA, Terranegra A, Kabeer BSA, Marr AK, Kino T, Brummaier T, McGready R, Nosten F, Chaussabel D, Al Khodor S. Vaginal Microbiota and Cytokine Levels Predict Preterm Delivery in Asian Women. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. (2021) 11:639665. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2021.639665.
  3. Kohil A, Al-Asmakh M, Al-Shafai M, Terranegra A*. The Interplay Between Diet and the Epigenome in the Pathogenesis of Type-1 Diabetes. Front Nutr. (2021) 7:612115. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2020.612115
  4. Verduci E, Mameli C, Amatruda M, Petitti A, Vizzuso S, El Assadi F, Zuccotti G, Alabduljabbar S, Terranegra A*. Early Nutrition and Risk of Type 1 Diabetes: The Role of Gut Microbiota. Front Nutr (2020) 7:612377. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2020.612377. 
  5. Lakshmanan AP, Al Za'abi M, Ali BH, Terranegra A*. The influence of the prebiotic gum acacia on the intestinal microbiome composition in rats with experimental chronic kidney disease. Biomed Pharmacother (2021) 133:110992. doi: 10.1016/j.biopha.2020.110992. 
  6. Brummaier T, Syed Ahamed Kabeer B, Wilaisrisak P, Pimanpanarak M, Win AK, Pukrittayakamee S, Marr AK, Kino T, Al Khodor S, Terranegra A, Carrara VI, Nosten F, Utzinger J, Chaussabel D, Paris DH, McGready R. Cohort profile: molecular signature in pregnancy (MSP): longitudinal high-frequency sampling to characterise cross-omic trajectories in pregnancy in a resource-constrained setting. BMJ Open (2020) 10(10):e041631. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041631.
  7. Toufiq M, Roelands J, Alfaki M, Syed Ahamed Kabeer B, Saadaoui M, Lakshmanan AP, Bangarusamy DK, Murugesan S, Bedognetti D, Hendrickx W, Al Khodor S, Terranegra A, Rinchai D, Chaussabel D, Garand M. Annexin A3 in sepsis: novel perspectives from an exploration of public transcriptome data. Immunology (2020) 161(4):291-302. doi: 10.1111/imm.13239.
  8. Terranegra A*, Arcidiacono T, Macrina L, Brasacchio C, Pivari F, Mingione A, Tomei S, Mezzavilla M, Silcock L, Cozzolino M, Palmieri N, Conte F, Sirtori M, Rubinacci A, Soldati L, Vezzoli G. Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor and sarcoglycan delta genetic variants can affect cardiovascular risk in chronic kidney disease patients under hemodialysis. Clin Kidney J. (2020) 13(4):666-673. doi: 10.1093/ckj/sfz182.
  9. Mattei V, Murugesan S, Al Hashmi M, Mathew R, James N, Singh P, Kumar M, Lakshmanan AP, Terranegra A, Al Khodor S and Tomei S. Evaluation of Methods for the extraction of Microbial DNA From Vaginal Swabs Used for Microbiome Studies. Frontiers in Cellular Infection Microbiology (2019) 9:197.
  10. Brummaier T, Syed Ahamed Kabeer B, Lindow S, Konje JC, Pukrittayaamee S, Utzinger J, Toufiq M, Antoniou A, Marr AK, Suriyakan S, Kino T, Al Khodor S, Terranegra A, Nosten F, Paris DH, McGready R, Chaussabel D. A prospective cohort for the investigation of alteration in temporal transcriptional and microbiome trajectories preceding preterm birth: a study protocol. BMJ Open (2018) 9:e023417.
  11. Terranegra A*. Future Perspectives in Nutritional Genomics to Investigate Non-Communicable Diseases in Pregnant Women and the Offspring in Qatar. Updates in Nutritional Disorders and Therapy (2016) 1:1-3.
  12. Soldati L, Tomei S, Wang E, Kerkadi A, El-Obeid T, Amuna P, Chouchane L, and Terranegra A*. Potential Nutrigenomic Approaches to Reduce the High Incidence of Obesity in Qatar. Journal of Nutrition and Food Science (2016) 6:472.
  13. Rizzi F, Conti C, Dogliotti E, Terranegra A, Salvi E, Braga D, Ricca F, Lupoli S, Mingione A, Pivari F, Brasacchio C, Barcella M, Chittani M, D’Avila F, Turiel M, Lazzaroni M, Soldati L, Daniele Cusi D and Barlassina C. Interaction between polyphenols intake and PON1 gene variants on markers of cardiovascular disease: a nutrigenetic observational study. Journal of Translational Medicine (2016) 14:186.
  14. Vezzoli G, Dogliotti E, Terranegra A, Arcidiacono T, Macrina L, Tavecchia M, Pivari F, Mingione A, Brasacchio C, Nouvenne A, Meschi T, Cusi D, Spotti D, Montanari E, Soldati L. Dietary style and acid load in an Italian population of calcium kidney stone formers. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases (2015) 25(6):588-93.
  15. Soldati L, Kerkadi A, Amuna P, Terranegra A*. State of art and science advances on nutrition and nutrigenetics in nutrition-related non-communicable diseases in Middle East. Journal of Translational Medicine (2015) 13(1):40.
  16. Soldati L, Bertoli S, Terranegra A, Brasacchio C, Mingione A, Dogliotti E, Raspini B, Leone A, Frau F, Vignati L, Spadafranca A, Vezzoli G, Cusi D, Battezzati A. Relevance of Mediterranean diet and glucose metabolism for nephrolithiasis in obese subjects. Journal of Translational Medicine (2014) 12:34.
  17. Nouvenne A, Ticinesi A, Guerra A, Folesani G, Allegri F, Pinelli S, Baroni P, Pedrazzoni M, Lippi G, Terranegra A, Dogliotti E, Soldati L, Borghi L, Meschi T. Influence of lean and fat mass on bone mineral density and on urinary stone risk factors in healthy women. Journal of Translational Medicine (2013) 11:248.
  18. Vezzoli† G, Terranegra A†, Aloia† A, Arcidiacono T, Milanesi L, Mosca E, Mingione A, Spotti D, Cusi D, Hou J, Hendy Gn, Soldati L; on behalf of the GENIAL network (GeneticsEnvironment in Nephrolithiasis Italian Alliance). Decreased transcriptional activity of Calcium-sensing receptor gene promoter 1 is associated with calcium nephrolithiasis. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (2013) 98(9):3839-47.