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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; Ramirez-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
    • Autoimmunity in Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with Zika virus infection and beyond 

      Pinto-Díaz C.A.; Rodríguez Y.; Monsalve, Diana M.; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Molano-González, Nicolas; Anaya, Juan-Manuel; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina
      "Autoimmune diseases share common immunopathogenic mechanisms (i.e., the autoimmune tautology), which explain the clinical similarities among them as well as their familial clustering. Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), an ...
       Artículo. 2017
    • 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
    • Autonomic symptoms following Zika virus infection 

      Rodríguez Y.; Rojas M.; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Monsalve, Diana M.; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      "Purpose: To determine if autonomic symptoms are associated with previous Zika virus infection. Methods: Case–control study including 35 patients with Zika virus infection without evidence of neurological disease and 105 ...
       Artículo. 2018
    • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy as an autoimmune disease 

      Rodríguez Y.; Vatti N.; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Chang C.; Mancera-Páez O.; Gershwin M.E.; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      "Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is an autoimmune disease characterized by neurological symptoms and signs of progressive weakness, paresthesias, and sensory dysfunction. Other symptoms include ...
       Artículo. 2019
    • Clinical and nerve conduction features in Guillain? Barré syndrome associated with Zika virus infection in Cúcuta, Colombia 

      Uncini, A.; González?Bravo, D. C.; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Ojeda, E. C.; Rodríguez, Y.; Monsalve, Diana M.; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Vega, D. A.; Paipilla, D.; Torres, L.; Molano-González, Nicolas; Osorio, J. E.; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      Background and purpose: 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 ...
       Artículo. 2018
    • 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; Ramirez-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.; Ramirez-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
    • Cytokine imbalance in patients with systemic sclerosis and resilience: the key role of interleukin-6 

      Rojas M.; Rodríguez Y.; Monsalve, Diana M.; Pacheco Y.; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Rodríguez-Jímenez, Mónica; Molano-González, Nicolas; Mantilla R.D.; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      "OBJECTIVES: Resilience, the ability to respond positively to adverse events, may be influenced by long-term stressors and autoimmune/inflammatory conditions such as systemic sclerosis (SSc). Since the immune system plays ...
       Artículo. 2019
    • Cytokines and Inflammatory Mediators in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 

      Rojas, Manuel; Rodriguez, Yhojan; Joan León, Kelly; Pacheco Nieva, Yovana; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Monsalve, Diana M.; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease characterised by a breakdown in immune tolerance that induces an attack on normal tissues by the immune system. The dysfunction within both the innate and adaptive ...
       Artículo. 2018
    • Ebola virus disease: An emerging and re-emerging viral threat 

      Rojas, Manuel; Monsalve, Diana M.; Pacheco Nieva, Yovana; Acosta-Ampudia, Yeny; Ramirez-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
    • Effects of a cocoa diet on an intestinal inflammation model in rats 

      Pérez-Berezo, Teresa; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Franch, Angels; Ramos-Romero, Sara; Castellote, Cristina; Pérez-Cano, Francisco J; Castell, Margarida
      Cocoa is a rich source of fiber and flavonoids with recognized antioxidant and anti-inflammatory potential. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of a cocoa-enriched diet on rats with dextran sulfate sodium ...
       Artículo. 2012
    • Effects of cooling and freezing storage on the stability of bioactive factors in human colostrum 

      Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Permanyer, M; Castellote, C; Audi, C; Pérez-Cano, F.J; Castell, M; Lopez Sabater, M; Franch, A
      "Human milk constitutes the best form of newborn alimentation because of its nutritional and immunological properties. Maternal milk consists of proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, and mineral and vitamin elements in adequate ...
       Artículo. 2012
    • Enhancement of antibody synthesis in rats by feeding cis-9,trans-11 conjugated linoleic acid during early life 

      Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Castellote, Cristina; Castella, Margarida; Moltó-Puigmartí, Carolina; Rivero, Montserrat; Pérez-Cano, Francisco J.; Franch, Àngels
      Previous studies have demonstrated that the intake of a 1% conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) diet in an 80:20 mixture of cis-9,trans-11 and trans-10,cis-12 exerts age-specific effects on the immune system: immunoglobulin ...
       Artículo. 2011
    • Gene expression profiles in rat mesenteric lymph nodes upon supplementation with Conjugated Linoleic Acid during gestation and suckling 

      Selga, Elisabet; Pérez-Cano, Francisco J; Franch, Àngels; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Rivero, Montserrat; Ciudad, Carlos J; Castellote,; Cristina; Noé, Véronique
      Background Diet plays a role on the development of the immune system, and polyunsaturated fatty acids can modulate the expression of a variety of genes. Human milk contains conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), a fatty acid that ...
       Artículo. 2011
    • Glucose regulated protein 78 (GRP78) interacts with Zika virus envelope and is required for a productive infection 

      Royle, Jamie; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Akpunarlieva, Snezhana; Donald, Claire L; Gestuveo, Rommel J; Anaya, Juan-Manuel
      Zika virus (ZIKV) is a member of the Flaviviridae family and was until recently a relatively obscure tropical disease. Subsequently, ZIKV has been shown to be the causative agent of fetal abnormalities and Guillain-Barré ...
       Artículo. 2019
    • Glucose-regulated protein 78 interacts with zika virus envelope protein and contributes to a productive infection 

      Royle, J.; Ramirez-Santana, Carolina; Akpunarlieva, S.; Donald, C. L.; Gestuveo, R. J.; Anaya, Juan-Manuel; Merits, A.; Burchmore, R.; Kohl, A.; Varjak, M.
      "Zika virus (ZIKV; Flaviviridae) is a mosquito-borne flavivirus shown to cause fetal abnormalities collectively known as congenital Zika syndrome and Guillain-Barré syndrome in recent outbreaks. Currently, there is no ...
       Artículo. 2020