Liverpool Skylilne

Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences

Dr Sulaf Assi

Dr Sulaf Assi

Telephone: 0151 904 6144

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Publications

Chapters

Assi S, Negri A. 2019. 'In and out of the hole': an exploration of the phencyclidine derivatives Corazza O, Roman-Urrestarazu A. Handbook of Novel Psychoactive Substances What Clinicians Should Know About NPS :304-323 Routledge. New York

Journal article

Assi S, Coombs T, McEachran J, Robertson I, Evans K. 2019. The Use of Portable Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Authenticating Cardiovascular Medicines Spectroscopy, 34 :46-54

Assi S, Gulyamova N, Ibrahim K, Kneller P, Osselton D. 2017. Profile, effects, and toxicity of novel psychoactive substances: A systematic review of quantitative studies HUMAN PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, 32 >DOI >Link

Assi S, Fortunato L. 2017. Optimizing the method for authenticating pharmaceutical products of different dosage forms using dual laser handheld raman spectroscopy American Pharmaceutical Review, 20

Assi S, Gulyamova N, Kneller P, Osselton D. 2017. The effects and toxicity of cathinones from the users' perspectives: A qualitative study HUMAN PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, 32 >DOI >Link

Assi S. 2016. Authenticating medicines with dual laser handheld Raman spectroscopy European Pharmaceutical Review, 21 :30-34

Assi S, Osselton D, Wallis B. 2016. The evaluation of dual laser handheld raman spectroscopy for identifying novel psychoactive substances American Pharmaceutical Review, 19

Assi S. 2016. Evaluating handheld spectroscopic techniques for identifying counterfeit branded and generic medicines worldwide American Pharmaceutical Review, 19

Assi S, Thomas J, Haffar M, Osselton D. 2016. Exploring Consumer and Patient Knowledge, Behavior, and Attitude Toward Medicinal and Lifestyle Products Purchased From the Internet: A Web-Based Survey. JMIR public health and surveillance, 2 :e34 >DOI

Assi S. 2015. Identification of counterfeit drugs using dual laser handheld Raman European Pharmaceutical Review, 20 :20-26

Assi S, Guirguis A, Halsey S, Fergus S, Stair JL. 2015. Analysis of 'legal high' substances and common adulterants using handheld spectroscopic techniques ANALYTICAL METHODS, 7 :736-746 >DOI >Link

Corazza O, Assi S, Malekianragheb S, Beni MN, Bigdeli I, Aslanpour Z, Schifano F. 2014. Monitoring novel psychoactive substances allegedly offered online for sale in Persian and Arabic languages INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DRUG POLICY, 25 :724-726 >DOI >Link

Barras J, Murnane D, Althoefer K, Assi S, Rowe MD, Poplett IJF, Kyriakidou G, Smith JAS. 2013. Nitrogen-14 Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Spectroscopy: A Promising Analytical Methodology for Medicines Authentication and Counterfeit Antimalarial Analysis ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, 85 :2746-2753 >DOI >Link

Assi S. 2013. Raw material identification using dual laser handheld Raman spectroscopy European Pharmaceutical Review, 18 :23-31

Assi S. 2013. Identification of legal highs using handheld Raman spectroscopy American Pharmaceutical Review, 16

Corazza O, Assi S, Schifano F. 2013. From "Special K" to "Special M": The Evolution of the Recreational Use of Ketamine and Methoxetamine CNS NEUROSCIENCE & THERAPEUTICS, 19 :454-460 >DOI >Link

Fergus S, Stair JL, Assi S. 2012. Identification of novel psychoactive substances using hyphenated mass spectrometric techniques LC-GC Europe, 10 :20-27

Assi S. 2012. Laboratory versus handheld instruments: What you gain and what you lose American Pharmaceutical Review, 15

Assi S, Watt RA, Moffat AC. 2012. On the quantification of ciprofloxacin in proprietary Ciproxin tablets and generic ciprofloxacin tablets using handheld Raman spectroscopy JOURNAL OF RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY, 43 :1049-1057 >DOI >Link

Gallagher CT, Assi S, Stair JL, Fergus S, Corazza O, Corkery JM, Schifano F. 2012. 5,6-Methylenedioxy-2-aminoindane: from laboratory curiosity to legal high' HUMAN PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, 27 :106-112 >DOI >Link

Corazza O, Schifano F, Simonato P, Fergus S, Assi S, Stair J, Corkery J, Trincas G, Deluca P, Davey Z, Blaszko U, Demetrovics Z, Moskalewicz J, Farre M, Flesland L, Pasinetti M, Pezzolesi C, Pisarska A, Shapiro H, Siemann H, Skutle A, Enea A, di Melchiorre G, Sferrazza E, Torrens M, van der Kreeft P, Zummo D, Scherbaum N. 2012. Phenomenon of new drugs on the Internet: the case of ketamine derivative methoxetamine HUMAN PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, 27 :145-149 >DOI >Link

Assi S, Watt R, Moffat T. 2011. Authentication of medicines using Raman spectroscopy European Pharmaceutical Review,

Assi S, Watt RA, Moffat AC. 2011. Identification of counterfeit medicines from the Internet and the World market using near-infrared spectroscopy ANALYTICAL METHODS, 3 :2231-2236 >DOI >Link

Moffat AC, Assi S, Watt RA. 2010. Identifying counterfeit medicines using near infrared spectroscopy JOURNAL OF NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY, 18 :1-15 >DOI >Link

Moffat T, Watt R, Assi S. 2010. The use of near infrared spectroscopy to detect counterfeit medicines Spectroscopy Europe, 22 :6-10

Hammud HH, Bouhadir KH, Masoud MS, Ghannoum AM, Assi SA. 2008. Solvent effect on the absorption and fluorescence emission spectra of some purine derivatives: Spectrofluorometric quantitative studies JOURNAL OF SOLUTION CHEMISTRY, 37 :895-917 >DOI >Link

El-Yazbi FA, Hammud HH, Assi SA. 2007. Derivative-ratio spectrophotometric method for the determination of ternary mixture of aspirin, paracetamol and salicylic acid SPECTROCHIMICA ACTA PART A-MOLECULAR AND BIOMOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY, 68 :275-278 >DOI >Link

El-Yazbi FA, Hammud HH, Assi SA. 2006. New spectrofluorometric application for the determination of ternary mixtures of drugs ANALYTICA CHIMICA ACTA, 580 :39-46 >DOI >Link

Nsouli B, Zahraman K, Bejjani A, Assi S, El-Yazbi F, Roumie M. 2006. On the direct quantification of celecoxib in commercial solid drugs using the TT-PIXE and TT-PIGE techniques NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION B-BEAM INTERACTIONS WITH MATERIALS AND ATOMS, 249 :692-696 >DOI >Link

Conference publication

Corazza O, Assi S, Simonato P, Corkery J, Bersani FS, Demetrovics Z, Stair J, Fergus S, Pezzolesi C, Pasinetti M, Deluca P, Drummond C, Davey Z, Blaszko U, Moskalewicz J, Mervo B, Di Furia L, Farre M, Flesland L, Pisarska A, Shapiro H, Siemann H, Skutle A, Sferrazza E, Torrens M, Sambola F, van der Kreeft P, Scherbaum N, Schifano F. 2013. Promoting innovation and excellence to face the rapid diffusion of Novel Psychoactive Substances in the EU: the outcomes of the ReDNet project HUMAN PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, 28 :317-323 >DOI >Link

Bejjani A, Nsouli B, Zahraman K, Assi S, Younes G, Yazbi F. 2011. Swift Quantification of Fenofibrate and Tiemonium methylsulfate Active Ingredients in Solid Drugs Using Particle Induced X-ray Emission Soueidan M, Roumie M, Masri P. ADVANCES IN INNOVATIVE MATERIALS AND APPLICATIONS, 1st Mediterranean Conference on Innovative Materials and Applications (CIMA 2011) 324 :318-+ >DOI >Link

Nsouli B, Zahraman K, Bejjani A, Younes G, RoumiƩ M, Assi S, El-Yazbi F, Mahmoud R, Noun M, Thomas JP. 2009. On the quantification of atorvastatin and celecoxib active ingredients in commercial solid drugs using the TT-PIXE and TT-PIGE techniques International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Research Applications and Utilization of Accelerators,