Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Depressive symptoms predict low physical performance among older Mexican AmericansAging Clinical and Experimental Research2021
2020 Life-space mobility in the elderly: Current perspectivesClinical Interventions in Aging.  15:1665-1674. 2020
2019 Prevalence of undifferentiated inflammatory arthropathy in patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis in an endocrinology clinicInternational Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.  22:1985-1989. 2019
2019 Microbiome predictors of dysbiosis and vre decolonization in patients with recurrent c. Difficile infections in a multi-center retrospective studyAIMS Microbiology.  5:1-18. 2019
2018 Current Evidence in Delivery and Therapeutic Uses of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Human Diseases—Clostridium difficile Disease and BeyondAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences.  356:424-432. 2018
2018 Falls in mexican older adults aged 60 years and olderAging Clinical and Experimental Research.  30:1345-1351. 2018
2018 Exercises in Clinical Reasoning: Take a Time-Out and ReflectJournal 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 2017
2016 Letter: a simple out-patient faecal microbiota transplant techniqueAlimentary 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 pathwayClinical Immunology.  142:243-251. 2012
2012 PSA bounce phenomenon after local treatment with radiotherapy in prostate cancer 2012
2011 Risk factors associated with depressive symptoms in Venezuelan patients with rheumatoid arthritis 2011
2011 Lag time between onset of symptoms and diagnosis in Venezuelan patients with rheumatoid arthritis 2011
2011 The swollen joint, the thickened artery, and the smoking gun: Tobacco exposure, citrullination and rheumatoid arthritis 2011
2009 Effect of low-dose prednisone on leukocyte counts and subpopulations in patients with rheumatoid arthritis 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 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 patientsArthritis Care and Research.  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 autoimmunityInternational Reviews of Immunology.  23:265-272. 2004
2003 Abnormalities of bone mineral density and bone metabolism in Venezuelan patients with rheumatoid arthritis 2003
2003 Macrophage activation syndrome in a patient with systemic onset rheumatoid arthritis: Rescue with intravenous immunoglobulin therapy 2003
2003 Iliac bone sarcoma presenting as hip pain 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 cellsClinical 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 arthritis 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 ζ chains in peripheral blood T lymphocytes from patients with systemic lupus erythematosusArthritis and Rheumatism.  42:1908-1916. 1999
1999 Translation to Spanish, reproducibility, and cross-cultural adaptation of the Miller-Rahe recent life change questionnaire in VenezuelaArthritis Care and Research.  12:287-293. 1999
1998 Abnormal pattern of tyrosine phosphorylation in unstimulated peripheral blood T lymphocytes from patients with systemic lupus erythematosusLupus.  7:515-523. 1998
1998 Primary Sjögren syndrome. Study of a population of patients at the Hospital Universitario de Caracas, VenezuelaInvestigacion Clinica.  39:199-212. 1998
1996 Possible role of cytokines on the bone mineral loss in idiopathic hypercalciuriaKidney 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 polymyositis 1996
1994 T lymphocytes from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus show increased response to interleukin-2 after costimulation with OKT3 monoclonal antibody and phorbol estersClinical immunology and immunopathology.  70:66-72. 1994
1993 Spanish version of the Health Assessment Questionnaire: Reliability, validity and transcultural equivalencyJournal of Rheumatology.  20:2116-2122. 1993
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 False positive results for antibody to HIV in two men with systemic lupus erythematosusAnnals of the Rheumatic Diseases.  51:1071-1073. 1992
1992 Human anti-F(ab′)2 antibodies show preferential reactivity for F(ab′)2 molecules bearing λ light chainsClinical immunology and immunopathology.  65:176-182. 1992
1992 ReplyArthritis and Rheumatism.  35:1401-1402. 1992
1991 Enhanced CD3‐mediated T lymphocyte proliferation in patients with systemic lupus erythematosusArthritis and Rheumatism.  34:459-467. 1991
1990 Acute effects of captopril and ibuprofen on proteinuria in patients with nephrosis 1990
1990 Human IFN-γ up-regulates IL-2 receptors in mitogen-activated T lymphocytesImmunology.  69:554-557. 1990
1990 Molecular basis of susceptibility to autoimmune diseasesInmunología.  9:108-118. 1990
1990 Sodium and water excretion in nephrotic patients: Effects of changes in renal haemodynamicsClinical Science.  79:123-129. 1990
1989 Distribution of anti-F(ab′)2 antibodies and the 16/6 idiotype in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) probands and kindredsJournal of Clinical Immunology.  9:462-468. 1989
1989 Auricular chondritis and diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis in primary Sjögren's syndromeAnnals 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 1988
1987 Helper activity by human large granular lymphocytes in in vitro immunoglobulin synthesisJournal of Clinical Immunology.  7:356-364. 1987
1986 Abnormal immunoglobulin and rheumatoid factor synthesis by blood lymphocytes in patients with primary Sjögren's syndromeArthritis and Rheumatism.  29:1446-1455. 1986
1984 Inhibition of rheumatoid factor production by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugsInflammation.  8. 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 diseaseClinical and Experimental Immunology.  55:369-376. 1984
1984 Multiple microcrystal deposition disease in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosusAnnals of the Rheumatic Diseases.  43:498-502. 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 1983
1983 α-Interferon increases immunoglobulin production in cultured human mononuclear leukocytesJournal of Immunology.  130:1215-1219. 1983
1983 Characterization of the suppressor activity in lymphocytes from patients with common variable hypogammaglobulinemia: Evidence for an associated primary B-cell defectClinical 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 patientsArthritis and Rheumatism.  26:1091-1097. 1983
1983 Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents inhibit the Synthesis of IgM Rheumatoid Factor in VitroAktuelle Rheumatologie.  8:96-99. 1983
1983 Studies on the relationship between HLA DR4 and in vitro IgM rheumatoid factor productionClinical immunology and immunopathology.  27:96-109. 1983
1982 Regulation of IgM rheumatoid factor production in lymphocyte cultures from young and old subjectsJournal of Immunology.  128:2422-2428. 1982
1981 Characterization of the suppressor cell activity in human cord blood lymphocytesJournal 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

  • The Natural History of Antifungal Failure in Invasive Candidiasis in the United States  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (HOUSTON) 2020 - 2022
  • 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 SCYNEXIS 2017 - 2021
  • Leadership Group for the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Consortium (IDCRCLG) COVID 19 SUPPLEMENT  awarded by Emory University 2020 - 2021
  • High VS. Standard Dose Flu Vaccine in Adult Stem Cell Transplant Recipients  awarded by VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY 2017 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by HOOKIPA BIOTECH 2019 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by MAYNE PHARMA INC 2018 - 2021
  • Consortium on Resistance Against Carbapenems in Klebsiella pneumoniae and Other Enterobacteriaceae (CRACKLE): a Prospective, Observational Cohort Study  awarded by Duke University 2017 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by CIDARA THERAPEUTICS, INC. - NEW 2016 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMPLYX PHARMACEUTICALS INC 2018 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP 2013 - 2019
  • UAB Public Health/Biomedical Research Training Program  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 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, 1998
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 2003
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2005
  • Full Name

  • Martin Rodriguez