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    • A comprehensive analysis and immunobiology of autoimmune neurological syndromes during the Zika virus outbreak in Cúcuta, Colombia 

      Anaya, Juan-Manuel; Rodríguez, Yhojan; Monsalve-Carmona, Diana; Vega, Daniel; Ojeda, Ernesto; Gonzalez-Bravo, Diana; Rodríguez-Jímenez, Mónica; Pinto-Díaz, Carlos A.; Chaparro, Pablo; Gunturiz, María L.; Ansari, Aftab A.; Gershwin, M. Eric; Molano-González, Nicolas; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny
      We have focused on the epidemiology and immunobiology of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection and factors associated with the development of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) and other neurological syndromes in Cúcuta, the capital of ...
       Artículo. 2017
    • Antinuclear autoantibodies: Discordance among four different assays 

      Pacheco Nieva, Yovana; Monsalve, Diana M.; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Rojas, Cilia; Anaya, Juan-Manuel; Ramírez-Santana, Carolina
      Detection of antinuclear antibodies (ANAs) is of paramount importance for diagnosis and assessment of autoimmune diseases (ADs), but may vary depending on the method used. Therefore, we aimed to compare three different ...
       Documento de conferencia. 2020
    • Autoimmune neurological conditions associated with zika virus infection 

      Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Monsalve, Diana M.; Castillo-Medina, Luis F.; Rodríguez, Yhojan; Pacheco Nieva, Yovana; Halstead, Susan; Willison, Hugh J.; Anaya, Juan-Manuel; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina
      Zika virus (ZIKV) is an emerging flavivirus rapidly spreading throughout the tropical Americas. Aedes mosquitoes is the principal way of transmission of the virus to humans. ZIKV can be spread by transplacental, perinatal, ...
       Revisión. 2018
    • Autoimmune thyroid disease in Colombian patients with systemic lupus erythematosus 

      Franco, Juan-Sebastian; Amaya-Amaya, Jenny; Molano-González, Nicolas; Caro-Moreno, Julian; Rodríguez-Jímenez, Mónica; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Mantilla, Rubén D; Rojas-Villarraga, Adriana; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      "Objectives To determine the prevalence and the predictive factors of autoimmune hypothyroidism (AH) within a systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) cohort and to analyse the current information concerning the prevalence and ...
       Artículo. 2015
    • Autoinmunidad neurológica en los tiempos del Zika 

      Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Monsalve, Diana M.; Rodríguez, Yhojan; Gunturiz, María L.; Ramirez Santana, Carolina; González-Bravo, Diana C.; Rodríguez-Jímenez, Mónica; RojasVillarraga, Adriana; Chaparro, Pablo; Anaya,Juan Manuel
      Desde el año 2015 el mundo se vio enfrentado al renacer de una nueva epidemia por el virus del Zika (vZIKA), cuyas complicaciones neurológicas hicieron que en Febrero de 2016 la Orga-nización Mundial de la Salud declarara ...
       Artículo. 2016
    • Cluster analysis of autoimmune rheumatic diseases based on autoantibodies. New insights for polyautoimmunity 

      Molano-González, Nicolas; Rojas, Manuel; Monsalve, Diana M.; Pacheco Nieva, Yovana; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Rodríguez, Yhojan; Rodríguez-Jímenez, Mónica; Ramírez-Santana, Carolina; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      "Autoimmune diseases (ADs) are a chronic and clinically heterogeneous group of diseases characterized by share common immunopathogenic mechanisms and risk factors (i.e., the autoimmune tautology), which explain the fact ...
       Artículo. 2019
    • Convalescent plasma in Covid-19: Possible mechanisms of action. 

      Rojas, Manuel; Rodriguez, Yhojan; Monsalve, Diana M.; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Camacho, Bernardo; Gallo, Juan Esteban; Rojas-Villarraga, Adriana; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Diaz-Coronado, Juan C; Manrique, Ruben; Mantilla, Ruben D; Shoenfeld, Yehuda; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is responsible of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Therapeutic options including antimalarials, antivirals, and vaccines are under study. Meanwhile ...
       Artículo. 2020
    • Cytokine and autoantibody clusters interaction in systemic lupus erythematosus 

      Pacheco Nieva, Yovana; Barahona-Correa, Julián; Monsalve, Diana M.; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Rojas, Manuel; Rodríguez, Yhojan; Saavedra, Juliana; Rodríguez-Jímenez, Mónica; Mantilla, Rubén D.; Ramírez-Santana, Carolina; Molano-González, Nicolas; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      "Background: Evidence supports the existence of different subphenotypes in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and the pivotal role of cytokines and autoantibodies, which interact in a highly complex network. Thus, understanding ...
       Artículo. 2017
    • Ebola virus disease: An emerging and re-emerging viral threat 

      Rojas, Manuel; Monsalve, Diana M.; Pacheco Nieva, Yovana; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Ramírez-Santana, Carolina; Ansari, Aftab A.; Gershwin, M. Eric; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      "The genus Ebolavirus from the family Filoviridae is composed of five species including Sudan ebolavirus, Reston ebolavirus, Bundibugyo ebolavirus, Taï Forest ebolavirus, and Ebola virus (previously known as Zaire ebolavirus). ...
       Artículo. 2020
    • Enfermedad tiroidea autoinmune en pacientes colombianos con lupus eritematoso sistémico 

      Franco Aristizabal, Juan Sebastian; Amaya-Amaya, Jenny-Carolina; Molano-González, Nicolas; Rodríguez-Jímenez, Mónica; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      Objetivos: Determinar la prevalencia y los factores asociados con el desarrollo de hipotiroidismo autoinmune (HA) en una cohorte de pacientes con lupus eritematoso sistémico (LES), y analizar la información actual en cuanto ...
       Trabajo de grado. 2015
    • "Guillain–Barré syndrome, transverse myelitis and infectious diseases" 

      Rodríguez, Yhojan; Rojas, Manuel; Pacheco Nieva, Yovana; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Ramírez-Santana, Carolina; Monsalve, Diana M.; Gershwin, M Eric; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      "Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS) and transverse myelitis (TM) both represent immunologically mediated polyneuropathies of major clinical importance. Both are thought to have a genetic predisposition, but as of yet no specific ...
       Artículo. 2018
    • Identifying the culprits in neurological autoimmune diseases 

      Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Monsalve, Diana M.; Ramírez-Santana, Carolina
      El órgano diana de las enfermedades neurológicas autoinmunes (NAD) es el sistema nervioso central o periférico. La esclerosis múltiple (MS) es la NAD más común, mientras que el síndrome de Guillain-Barr e (GBS), la miastenia ...
       Artículo. 2019
    • Latent Autoimmune Thyroid Disease 

      Rodríguez, Yhojan; Rojas, Manuel; Monsalve, Diana M.; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Pacheco Nieva, Yovana; Rodríguez-Jímenez, Mónica; Ramírez-Santana, Carolina; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      Objetivo Determinar la prevalencia de autoanticuerpos tiroideos y los factores asociados en sujetos eutiroideos. Métodos Se incluyeron 300 sujetos eutiroideos, elegidos por muestreo estratificado de una cohorte inicial de ...
       Artículo. 2020
    • Molecular mimicry and autoimmunity 

      Rojas, Manuel; Restrepo-Jiménez, Paula; Monsalve, Diana M.; Pacheco Nieva, Yovana; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Ramírez-Santana, Carolina; Leung, Patrick S.C.; Ansari, Aftab A.; Gershwin, M. Eric; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      "Molecular mimicry is one of the leading mechanisms by which infectious or chemical agents may induce autoimmunity. It occurs when similarities between foreign and self-peptides favor an activation of autoreactive T or B ...
       Artículo. 2018
    • Nerve conduction patterns in Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with zika virus infection in Cucuta, Colombia 

      González-Bravo, Diana; Uncini, Antonino; Ojeda, Ernesto C.; Rodríguez, Yhojan; Monsalve, Diana M.; Vega, Daniel; Paipilla, Deyanira; Torres, Leidy; Osorio, Jorge E.; Anaya, Juan-Manuel; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Molano-González, Nicolas
      Background: Zika virus (ZIKV) infection has been associated with an increased incidence of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) but the relative frequency of acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP) and ...
       Trabajo de grado. 2018
    • T-Cell-specific loss of the PI-3-linase p110? catalytic subunit results in enhanced cytokine production and antitumor response 

      Aragoneses-Fenoll, Laura; Ojeda, Gloria; Montes-Casado, María; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Dianzani, Umberto; Portolés, Pilar; Rojo, José M.
      Class IA phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) catalytic subunits p110? and p110? are targets in cancer therapy expressed at high levels in T lymphocytes. The role of p110? PI3K in normal or pathological immune responses ...
       Artículo. 2018
    • The coexistence of antiphospholipid syndrome and systemic lupus erythematosus in Colombians 

      Franco, Juan-Sebastian; Molano-González, Nicolas; Rodríguez-Jímenez, Mónica; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Mantilla, Rubén D.; Amaya-Amaya, Jenny; Rojas-Villarraga, Adriana; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      Objectives: To examine the prevalence and associated factors related to the coexistence of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in a cohort of Colombian patients with SLE, and to discuss ...
       Artículo. 2014