Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 Current Evidence in Delivery and Therapeutic Uses of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Human Diseases-Clostridium difficile Disease and Beyond.American Journal of the Medical Sciences.  356:424-432. 2018
2018 Falls in Mexican older adults aged 60 years and older.Aging Clinical and Experimental Research.  30:1345-1351. 2018
2018 Exercises in Clinical Reasoning: Take a Time-Out and Reflect.Journal of General Internal Medicine.  33:388-392. 2018
2017 Association of arthritis and vitamin D insufficiency with physical disability in Mexican older adults: findings from the Mexican Health and Aging Study.Rheumatology International.  37:607-616. 2017
2016 Letter: a simple out-patient faecal microbiota transplant technique.Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.  44:101. 2016
2012 Linker for activation of T cells is displaced from lipid rafts and decreases in lupus T cells after activation via the TCR/CD3 pathway.Clinical Immunology.  142:243-251. 2012
2012 [PSA bounce phenomenon after local treatment with radiation for prostate cancer].Archivos EspaÑoles de Urologia.  65:21-37. 2012
2011 Risk factors associated with depressive symptoms in Venezuelan patients with rheumatoid arthritis.JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology.  17:218-219. 2011
2011 Lag time between onset of symptoms and diagnosis in Venezuelan patients with rheumatoid arthritis.Rheumatology International.  31:657-665. 2011
2011 The swollen joint, the thickened artery, and the smoking gun: tobacco exposure, citrullination and rheumatoid arthritis.Rheumatology International.  31:567-572. 2011
2009 Effect of low-dose prednisone on leukocyte counts and subpopulations in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology.  15:148-149. 2009
2008 Acute leukemia in children erroneously diagnosed as idiopathic juvenile arthritisReumatología Clínica.  4:70-73. 2008
2007 Durability of treatment with methotrexate in Venezuelan patients with rheumatoid arthritis.Rheumatology International.  27:531-536. 2007
2006 Primary hepatic non-hodgkin lymphoma in an HIV-infected patientInfections in Medicine.  23:174. 2006
2004 Effect of knee osteoarthritis on the perception of quality of life in Venezuelan patients.Arthritis and Rheumatism.  51:377-382. 2004
2004 Altered signaling triggered by ligation of the TCR/CD3 receptor in T lymphocytes from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: the road from anergy to autoimmunity.International Reviews of Immunology.  23:265-272. 2004
2003 Abnormalities of bone mineral density and bone metabolism in Venezuelan patients with rheumatoid arthritisJCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology.  9:219-227. 2003
2003 Macrophage activation syndrome in a patient with systemic onset rheumatoid arthritis: Rescue with intravenous immunoglobulin therapyJCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology.  9:253-258. 2003
2003 Iliac bone sarcoma presenting as hip painJCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology.  9:54. 2003
2003 Defective activity of ERK-1 and ERK-2 mitogen-activated protein kinases in peripheral blood T lymphocytes from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: potential role of altered coupling of Ras guanine nucleotide exchange factor hSos to adapter protein Grb2 in lupus T cells.Clinical Immunology.  106:41-49. 2003
2001 Acute synovitis, fever and rash possibly caused by metallic debris from a loosened knee prosthesis in a patient with rheumatoid arthritisJCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology.  7:257-260. 2001
2000 Cluster analysis of antinuclear autoantibodies in the prognosis of SLE nephropathy: are anti-extractable nuclear antibodies protective?Lupus.  9:437-444. 2000
1999 Diminished levels of T cell receptor zeta chains in peripheral blood T lymphocytes from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.Arthritis and Rheumatism.  42:1908-1916. 1999
1999 Translation to Spanish, reproducibility, and cross-cultural adaptation of the Miller-Rahe Recent Life Change Questionnaire in Venezuela.Arthritis and Rheumatism.  12:287-293. 1999
1998 [Primary Sjögren syndrome. Study of a population of patients at the Hospital Universitario de Caracas, Venezuela].Investigacion Clinica.  39:199-212. 1998
1998 Abnormal pattern of tyrosine phosphorylation in unstimulated peripheral blood T lymphocytes from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.Lupus.  7:515-523. 1998
1996 Possible role of cytokines on the bone mineral loss in idiopathic hypercalciuria.Kidney International.  49:244-250. 1996
1996 Restriction fragment length polymorphisms of constant region genes of immunoglobulin lambda chains in Venezuelan patients with systemic lupus erythematosusLupus.  5:300-302. 1996
1996 Treatment with α-interferon for hepatitis C virus infection in a patient with polymyositisJCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology.  2:236-237. 1996
1994 T lymphocytes from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus show increased response to interleukin-2 after costimulation with OKT3 monoclonal antibody and phorbol esters.Clinical immunology and immunopathology.  70:66-72. 1994
1993 Increased proportion of responders to a murine anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody of the IgG1 class in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).Clinical and Experimental Immunology.  94:423-428. 1993
1992 Human anti-F(ab')2 antibodies show preferential reactivity for F(ab')2 molecules bearing lambda light chains.Clinical immunology and immunopathology.  65:176-182. 1992
1992 False positive results for antibody to HIV in two men with systemic lupus erythematosus.Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.  51:1071-1073. 1992
1992 ReplyArthritis and Rheumatism.  35:1401-1402. 1992
1991 Enhanced CD3-mediated T lymphocyte proliferation in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.Arthritis and Rheumatism.  34:459-467. 1991
1990 Acute effects of captopril and ibuprofen on proteinuria in patients with nephrosis.Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine.  116:462-468. 1990
1990 Sodium and water excretion in nephrotic patients: effects of changes in renal haemodynamics.Clinical Science.  79:123-129. 1990
1990 Human IFN-gamma up-regulates IL-2 receptors in mitogen-activated T lymphocytes.Immunology.  69:554-557. 1990
1990 Molecular basis of susceptibility to autoimmune diseasesInmunología.  9:108-118. 1990
1989 Distribution of anti-F(ab')2 antibodies and the 16/6 idiotype in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) probands and kindreds.Journal of Clinical Immunology.  9:462-468. 1989
1989 Auricular chondritis and diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis in primary Sjögren's syndrome.Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.  48:683-685. 1989
1989 Infection and rheumatic diseases.Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology.  7:91-97. 1989
1988 Down-regulation of immunoglobulin and IgM-rheumatoid factor synthesis by oral treatment of rheumatoid arthritis patients with a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug.Rheumatology International.  8:81-86. 1988
1987 Helper activity by human large granular lymphocytes in in vitro immunoglobulin synthesis.Journal of Clinical Immunology.  7:356-364. 1987
1986 Abnormal immunoglobulin and rheumatoid factor synthesis by blood lymphocytes in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome.Arthritis and Rheumatism.  29:1446-1455. 1986
1984 Inhibition of rheumatoid factor production by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.Inflammation.  8 Suppl:S49-S55. 1984
1984 Multiple microcrystal deposition disease in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.  43:498-502. 1984
1984 Immune complexes and clinical manifestations in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.Journal of Rheumatology.  11:245-246. 1984
1984 Immunoglobulin production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with alcoholic liver disease.Clinical and Experimental Immunology.  55:369-376. 1984
1983 Administration of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Effects on indexes of cellular immune status and serum rheumatoid factor levels.Journal of the American Medical Association.  250:2485-2488. 1983
1983 Characterization of the suppressor activity in lymphocytes from patients with common variable hypogammaglobulinemia: evidence for an associated primary B-cell defect.Clinical immunology and immunopathology.  29:35-50. 1983
1983 Human alpha-interferon enhances in vitro IgM rheumatoid factor synthesis by lymphocytes from normal subjects and rheumatoid arthritis patients.Arthritis and Rheumatism.  26:1091-1097. 1983
1983 Studies on the relationship between HLA DR4 and in vitro IgM rheumatoid factor production.Clinical immunology and immunopathology.  27:96-109. 1983
1983 alpha-Interferon increases immunoglobulin production in cultured human mononuclear leukocytes.Journal of Immunology.  130:1215-1219. 1983
1983 Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents inhibit the Synthesis of IgM Rheumatoid Factor in VitroAktuelle Rheumatologie.  8:96-99. 1983
1982 Regulation of IgM rheumatoid factor production in lymphocyte cultures from young and old subjects.Journal of Immunology.  128:2422-2428. 1982
1982 Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent inhibit the synthesis of IgM rheumatoid factor in vitro.Lancet.  1:528-530. 1982
1981 Characterization of the suppressor cell activity in human cord blood lymphocytes.Journal of Clinical Investigation.  68:1577-1585. 1981


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2005 Disrupted T cell receptor signaling pathways in systemic autoimmunity.  245-261. 2005

Investigator On

  • A Phase 2 Proof-of-concept Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of MEDI3902 in Mechanically Ventilated Patients for the Prevention of Nosocomial Pneumonia Caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa  awarded by DUKE CLINICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2018 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by CIDARA THERAPEUTICS, INC. - NEW 2018 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMPLYX PHARMACEUTICALS INC 2018 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by SCYNEXIS 2017 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by MAYNE PHARMA INC 2018 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by CIDARA THERAPEUTICS, INC. - NEW 2016 - 2020
  • UAB Public Health/Biomedical Research Training Program  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • Consortium on Resistance Against Carbapenems in Klebsiella pneumoniae and Other Enterobacteriaceae (CRACKLE): a Prospective, Observational Cohort Study  awarded by Duke University 2017 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP 2013 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by T2 BIOSYSTEMS 2016 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by IMMUNO-MYCOLOGICS, INC. 2015 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by SCYNEXIS 2014 - 2016
  • Kaizen-ME: A Novel Gamification-lnfused Education Platform for Millennial Learners  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2013 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by T2 BIOSYSTEMS 2014 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by T2 BIOSYSTEMS 2012 - 2015
  • Prospective Observational Evaluation of the Association Between the Day 2 Vancomycin Exposure and Failure Rates Among Adult Hospitalized Patients with MRSA Bloodstream Infections (PROVIDE)  awarded by Duke University 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by CEREXA, INC. 2013 - 2014
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Foreign University
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 2003
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2005
  • Full Name

  • Martin Rodriguez