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Asuncion Mejias, MD, PhD


700 Childrens Dr
Columbus, OH 43205

Phone: (614) 722-4494

Email: mejias.2@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointment

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

 

Clinical Interest

Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Academic Advising

2010 - present Santiago Lopez, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University.
2010 - present Rebecca Wallihan, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University. Graduated 2012.
2010 - present Begona Santiago Complutense University of Madrid. Graduated 2011.
2011 - present Evelynne Wentzel The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University.
2011 - present Marlie Dulaurier, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University. Graduated 2012.
2012 - present Benjamin Kopp, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University. Graduated 2012.
2012 - present Joshua Watson The Ohio State University.
2012 - present Courtney Jablonski The Ohio State University.
2012 - present Holly Nadorlik, Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
2012 - present Raquel Cao, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University. Graduated 2012.
2013 - present Katie Moyer, Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
2013 - present Natalie White, Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
2013 - present Santtu Heinonen, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University.
2013 - present Eleonora Bunsow, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University.
2013 - present Christopher Ouellette, Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
2005 DevinFernandes, MD University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2005.
2006 Ali Syed University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2006.
2006 Rodrigo Vegara, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2007.
2006 - 2007 Dora Estripeaut, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2007.
2007 Eileen Foy University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2007.
2007 Cynthia Somers, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2007.
2008 Andrew Kleinberg University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2010.
2008 Erik Bustamante University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2010.
2008 Margaret Trost, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2010.
2007 - 2009 Juan Pablo University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2006.
2007 - 2009 Michael L University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2010.
2007 - 2009 Rasha Sawaya, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2008.
2008 - 2009 Alejandra Soriano, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2009.
2007 - 2010 Carla Garcia, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2010.
2008 - 2011 Alejandro Jordan University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Graduated 2011.
2010 - 2011 Carlos Grasa Complutense University of Madrid. Graduated 2011.
2010 - 2011 Mari Carmen The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University. Graduated 2011.
2010 - 2012 Blerta Dimo, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University. Graduated 2012.
2011 - 2012 Lucien Gualdi, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University. Graduated 2013. Lack of Effect of Bovine Lactoferrin in RSV Replication and Clinical Disease Severity in the Mouse Model
2010 - 2013 Maria Cernada, University of Valencia. Graduated 2010.
2010 - 2013 Cesar Mella, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University. Graduated 2013.
2011 - 2013 Christine Zamastil, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2011.
2011 - 2013 Elizabeth Lucas, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2011.
2013 Sharona Key The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University.
2012 - 2014 Nicolas Martel The Ohio State University. Graduated 2007.
 

Certifications

2003 - present ECFMG graduate: Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
2008 - present Physician Full Permit: Texas Medical Board
2010 - present Doctor of Medicine: State Medical Board of Ohio
1997 - 2001 Pediatrics Specialist: Complutense University of Madrid
 

Chapters in Books

Mejias A. "Questions about Rheumatic Diseases." In Intensive Medicine Course MIR. Edited by Jesus Vega. 369-399. Oviedo, ES|ESP: Curso Intensivo MIR Asturias, January 1997.

Franco A, Lorenzo M, de la Sierra D, Rite S, Mara R, Garcia E, Perez Berrocal J Megias A. "Mini-test." In Curso Intensivo Mir Asturias. Vol. II. 173-196. Oviedo, ES|ESP: Curso Intensivo MIR Asturias, January 1997.

Navarro Gomez ML, Mejias A, Hernandez-Sampelayo Matos T. "Septic Arthritis." In Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Guidelines. Vol. 2. 15-21. Madrid, ES|ESP: Asociacion Espanola Pediatria, January 2001.

Mejias A, Luisa Navarro Gomez M, Hernandez-Sampelayo Matos T. "Osteomyelitis." In Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Guidelines. Vol. 2. 171-178. Madrid, ES|ESP: Asociacion Espanola Pediatria, January 2001.

Mejias A, Luisa Navarro Gomez M, Hernandez-Sampelayo Matos T. "Diskitis." In Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Guidelines. Vol. 2. 63-66. Madrid, ES|ESP: Asociacion Espanola Pediatria, January 2001.

Mejias A; Ramilo O. "Virus respiratorio sicitial y otros virus en las sibilancia del lactante." In Sibilancias del Lactante. -. Madrid, ES|ESP: LUZAN, January 2005.

Mejias A, Fernandez R, and Ramilo O. "Bronquioltis: Manejo Diagnostico y Terapeutico." In Infectologia Pediatrica. -. Madrid: n/a, January 2007.

Mejías, A, Rodríguez R and Ramilo, O. "Bronchiolitis." In Pediatric Infectious Disease Guidelines in the Emergency Department. 34-37. Madrid: Edika Med Editorial, January 2009.

Mejias A, Torres J.P and O. Ramilo. "Virus Respiratorio Sincitial.." In Libro de Infectología de la Asociación Española de Pediatría. -. Madrid, ES|ESP: Asociación Española de Pediatría, January 2009.

Torres J.P, Mejias A, and O. Ramilo. "Legionelosis." In Libro de Infectología de la Asociación Española de Pediatria. -. Madrid, ES|ESP: Asociación Española de Pediatria, January 2009.

Mejías, A, García C, Rodríguez R and Ramilo, O. "Virus respiratorio sincitial y otros virus en las sibilancias del lactante." In Sibilancias del Lactante. 59-72. Madrid: LUZAN 5 SA, January 2009.

Mejias, A, Ramilo O. "RSV and Asthma, What is the Evidence." In Sibilancias del Lactante. Vol. 1. 1-10. Madrid, ES|ESP: Ed. Luzan, September 2010.

Rodriguez R, Mejias A, and Ramilo O.. "Acute Bronchiolitis." In Treatment Guidelines for Pediatric Infectious Diseases in the Emergency Department. 381-7. Madrid: Drug Farma S.L, January 2010.

Mejias A; Ramilo O. "Parainfluenza Viruses." In Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 4th Edition. 4th ed. 1121-24. St Louis, US|USA: Elsevier, August 2012.

Ramilo O and Mejias A. "Diagnosis and Classification of Pathogens." In Genomic and Personalized Medicine, 2nd Edition. 2nd ed. 1096-1105. Saunders: Elsevier, January 2013.

Tripp A, Mejias A, Ramilo O. "Host Gene Expression and RSV Infection." In Challenges and Opportunities for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccines. Vol. 372. Edited by Graham B and Anderson L, Springer. 193-209. na: Springer, January 2013.

Mejias A, Ramilo O. "Mycoplasma Pnumoniae." In Nelson Text Book of Pediatrics. 20th Ed ed. Vol. Chapter 215. -. na: Elsevier (Saunders), January 2014.

Mejias A,Ramilo O. "Respiratory Syncytial Virus." In Cruz, Tratado de Pediatria. 11th Ed ed. -. na: Ergon, January 2014.

Wallihan R, Mejias A. "Genital Mycoplasmas (Mycoplasma hominis, Mycoplasma genitalium, and Ureaplasma urealyticum)." In Nelson Text Book of Pediatrics. 20th Ed ed. Vol. Chapter 216. -. na: Elsevier (Saunders), January 2014.

Ardura MI, Mejias A. "Hansen's Disease (Mycobacterium leprae)." In Nelson Text Book of Pediatrics. 20th Ed ed. Vol. Chapter 224. -. na: Elsevier (Saunders), January 2014.

Mejias A, Ramilo O. "Transcriptional Profiling in Infectious Diseases. Ready for Prime time?." In Hot Topics in Infection and Immunity. -.

Watson J, Mejias A. "Human Herpes Virus 6 and Human Herpes Virus 7 Infections." In American Academy of Pediatrics Text Book of Pediatric Care. -.

 

Clinical Services

03/01/2010 Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Natinwide Children's Hospital)

Conferences

Chavez-Bueno, S; Mejias, A; Hatfield, J; Rogers, BB; Jafri, HS; Ramilo, O. "Interferon-alpha (IFN-a) concentrations correlate with viral loads in a murine model of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) pneumonia." In Peditric Research. (April 2002). 268A-.

Mejias, A; Chavez-Bueno, S; Rios, AM; Saavedra, J; Hatfield, J; Kapur, P; Rogers, BB; Jafri, HS; Ramilo, O. "Anti-RSV neutralizing antibody decreases lung inflammation, airway obstruction and airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) in the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) murine model." In Peditric Research. (April 2003). 335A-.

Chavez-Bueno, S; Mejias, A; Rios, AM; Hatfield, J; Kapur, P; Gomez, AM; Ramilo, O; Jafri H. "Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) induces persistent airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) and histopathologic changes in both Balb/c and C57BL/6 mice without allergic pre-sensitization." In Peditric Research. (April 2003). 335A-.

Chavez-Bueno, S; Mejias, A; Olsen, K; Rios, AM; Fonseca-Aten, M; Hatfield, J;Gomez, AM; Ramilo, O; Jafri HS. "Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-induced long-term airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) is associated with viral persistance detected by real rime polymerase chain reaction (RLT-PCR)." In Peditric Research. (April 2004). 335A-.

Jafri,H,S; Chavez-Bueno,S; Mejias,A; Gomez,A,M; Rios,A,M; Nassi,S,S; Yusuf,M; Kapur,P; Hardy,R,D; Hatfield,J; Rogers,B,B; Krisher,K; Ramilo,O. "Respiratory syncytial virus induces pneumonia, cytokine response, airway obstruction, and chronic inflammatory infiltrates associated with long-term airway hyperresponsiveness in mice." In JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. (May 2004). 1856-1865.

Chaussabel,D; Allman,W; Mejias,A; Chung,W; Bennett,L; Ramilo,O; Pascual,V; Palucka,A,K; Banchereau,J. "Analysis of significance patterns identifies ubiquitous and disease-specific gene-expression signatures in patient peripheral blood leukocytes." In HUMAN IMMUNOLOGY: PATIENT-BASED RESEARCH. (January 2005). 146-154.

Fonseca-Aten,Monica; Rios,Ana,Maria; Mejias,Asuncion; Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Katz,Kathy; Gomez,Ana,Maria; Ramilo,Octavio; McCracken,George,H; Hardy,R,Doug. "Treatment of experimental chronic pulmonary mycoplasmosis." In INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS. (September 2006). 253-258.

Ardura,Monica,I; Mejias,Asuncion; Katz,Kathy,S; Revell,Paula; McCracken,George,H; Sanchez,Pablo,J. "Daptomycin therapy for invasive Gram-positive bacterial infections in children." In PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. (December 2007). 1128-1132.

Santos,Roberto,P; Sanchez,Pablo,J; Mejias,Asuncion; Benjamin,Daniel,K; Walsh,Thomas,J; Patel,Sanjay; Jafri,Hasan,S. "Successful medical treatment of cutaneous aspergillosis in a premature infant using liposomal amphotericin B, voriconazole and micafungin." In PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. (April 2007). 364-366.

Mejias,Asuncion; Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Gomez,Ana,M; Somers,Cynthia; Estripeaut,Dora; Torres,Juan,P; Jafri,Hasan,S; Ramilo,Octavio. "Respiratory syncytial virus persistence - Evidence in the mouse model." In PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. (October 2008). S60-S62.

Gill,Michelle,A; Long,Kristin; Kwon,Theresa; Muniz,Luz; Mejias,Asuncion; Connolly,John; Roy,Lonnie; Banchereau,Jacques; Ramilo,Octavio. "Differential Recruitment of Dendritic Cells and Monocytes to Respiratory Mucosal Sites in Children with Influenza Virus or Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection." In JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. (December 2008). 1667-1676.

Estripeaut,Dora; Torres,Juan,Pablo; Somers,Cynthia,S; Tagliabue,Claudia; Khokhar,Shama; Bhoj,Vijay,G; Grube,Steve,M; Wozniakowski,Aneta; Gomez,Ana,M; Ramilo,Octavio; Jafri,Hasan,S; Mejias,Asuncion. "Respiratory Syncytial Virus Persistence in the Lungs Correlates with Airway Hyperreactivity in the Mouse Model." In JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. (November 2008). 1435-1443.

Tagliabue,C; Salvatore,C,M; Techasaensiri,C; Mejias,A; Torres,J,P; Katz,K; Gomez,A,M; Esposito,S; Principi,N; Hardy,R,D. "The impact of steroids given with macrolide therapy on experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae respiratory infection." In JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. (October 2008). 1180-1188.

Skinner, JA; Sharma, M; Baldwin, N; Lemoine, B; Blankenship, D; De Vol, EB; Mejias, A; Ramilo, O; Cohen, M; Letvin, N; Goldstein, D; Soderberg, K; Denny, TN; Shianna, K; McMichael, A; Haynes, B; Banchereau, J; Chaussabel, D. "The blood transcriptional response to early acute HIV infection is transient and responsive to antiretroviral therapy." In Retrovirology. (October 2009). P1-.

Banchereau, R; Ardura, M; Di Pucchio, T; Mejias, A; Chaussabel, D; Banchereau, J; Ramilo, O. "Decreased Central Memory T Cells and Increased Monocytes in Children with Invasive Staphylococcus Aureus." In Clinical Immunology. (June 2009). S64-65.

Mella, C; Mejias, A; Muszynski, J; Hall, M; Ramilo, O. "Relationships Between Viral Pathogen, Bacterial Co-Infection, And Outcomes From Bronchiolitis In Critically Ill Children." In Critical Care Medicine. (December 2010). U81, Abstract#294-.

Skinner, JA; Baldwin, N; Sharma, M; Lemoine, B; Blankenship, D; Qin, H; Xu, Z; De Vol, EB; Pascual, V; Mejias, A; Ramilo, O; Pankla, R; Lertmemongkolchai, G; Berry, M; O'Garra, A; Palucka, K; Thiebaut, R; Chene, G; Cohen, M; Soderberg, K; Denny, TN; McMichael, A; Haynes, B. F; Levy, Y; Banchereau, J; Chaussabel, D. "Whole Blood Transcriptional Monitoring of Acute HIV-1 Infection Reveals Differential Signatures of Host Immune Activation." In AIDS Research&Human Retroviruses. (October 2011). A34-.

 

Degrees

1995 M.D., University of Malaga

2010 Ph.D., University of Malaga

2011 M.S., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

 

Editorial Activities

2002 - present Anales Espanoles de Pediatria
2004 - present Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal
2006 - present Journal of Virology
2006 - present Thorax
2007 - present Journal of Immunology
2007 - present Clinical Infectious Diseases
2007 - present Neonatology
2008 - present Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
2009 - present Respiratory Research
2009 - present Clinical and Vaccine Immunology
2009 - present Journal of Innate Immunity
2009 - present Antiviral Research
2009 - present Journal of Infectious Diseases
2010 - present Pediatrics
2010 - present Virology Journal
2010 - present Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy
2010 - present European Journal of Pediatrics
2010 - present European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
2010 - present Epidemiology and Infection
2011 - present Journal of Pediatrics
2011 - present Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care
2011 - present Vaccine
2011 - present Pediatric Pulmonology
2012 - present BMC Infectious Diseases
2012 - present PLOS One
2012 - present Trends in Molecular Medicine
2013 - present Journal of Clinical Investigation
2013 - present Journal of Medical Virology
2014 - present Reviews in Medical Virology
2014 - present Infection Genetics and Evolution
2014 - present Immunology and Cell Biology
 

Honors

2001 - 2002 Thirteen Arbora & Ausonia Pediatric Research Award. Pediatric Spanish Association.
2003 - 2004 MedImmune 2003-2004 Pediatric Fellowship Award. Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
2005 George McCracken Infectious Disease Fellow Travel Award. 45th ICAAC Meeting, Washington, DC.
2005 - 2009 RGK Foundation Award. Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX.
2006 2006 PAS Young Investigator's Travel Award. 2006 PAS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
2006 ICAAC Program Committee Award. 46th ICAAC, San Francisco, CA.
2007 - 2009 Clinical Research Scholar. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
2010 Cum Laude Thesis Award. Facultad Medicina Universidad de Malaga, Spain.
2010 ESPID Travel Award. 28th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID).
2014 Caroline B. Hall Clinically Innovative Research Award. Pediatric Infectious Disease Society.
 

Journal Articles

González Sánchez M.I., Ramos López C.S, Gómez Campderá J.A., Navarro Gómez M.L., Rodríguez Fernández R., Megías A.. "Herpes zona and Varicella-zóster primoinfetion in infants.." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 56, (January 1998.): 125-127.

Megías A., Gómez Campderá J.A., Rodríguez Fernández R.. "Acute Mastoiditis." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 56, no. 6. (January 1998.): 363-365.

Megías A., . Zamora Flores E., Rodríguez Fernández R., González Sánchez M.I.. Zapatero Lacalle M., Gómez Campderá J.A.. "Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome.." Acta Pediátrica Española.. Vol. 56, no. 4. (January 1998.): 256-259.

Zamora Flores E, Megias A, Cristin de la Torre AI, Rodriguez Fernandez R, Aranguez Moreno G, Gomez Campdera JA.. "Review of acute mastoiditis in pediatry: Based on 17 cases." Revista Espanola de Pediatria. Vol. 55, no. 329. (January 1999.): 441-44 Citation Count: 3.

Megías Montijano A, E. Zamora Flores, R. Rodríguez Fernández, J.A. Gómez Campderá, N. Domínguez Garrido. "Facial celulitis as Varicella´s complication." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 57, no. 6. (January 1999.): 486-488.

Megias A, Lopez-herce Cid J, Garcia Sanz C, Cristina de la Torre AI, Lopez Gomez ML, de Arab Amurrio I, Navarro ML. "Cerebral Malaria." Revista Espanola de Pediatria. Vol. 55, no. 327. (January 1999.): 278-278. Citation Count: 2.

Zamora Flores E., Arana Amurrio I., Bertó Pórtoles J., Zapatero Lacalle M., Megías A.. "Incomplete kawasaki disease." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 58, no. 8. (January 2000.): 467-469.

Megías A., Castro P., Garzo C., Rodríguez Fernández R., Alonso R., Bernardo B, Pérez Sotelo M. "Fetal Valproate Syndrome." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 58, no. 6. (January 2000.): 367-369.

Lopez-Gomez,L; Castro,P; Bernardo,A,B; Megias,A; Blanco,D. "Early assessment in perinatal hypoxia. Prognostic markers." REVISTA DE NEUROLOGIA. Vol. 31, no. 12. (December 2000.): 1142-1146.

Serrano C., Megías A., Casanova A., Cerdá J., Gómez Campderá J. "Acalculous Cholecystitis." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 59, no. 3. (January 2001.): 166-168.

Roncero M., Mejías A., González Sánchez M.I, Gómez Campderá J.A.. "The Mongolian´s spot." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 59, no. 4. (January 2001.): 224-226.

Rodríguez R., Zamora E., Megías A., Bernardo B., Climent V., Gómez Campderá J.A., Villa Elízaga I.. "Alcohol Fetal Syndrome. Familiar presentation." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 59, no. 1. (January 2001.): 20-22.

Megías Montijano A., Azuero B, Gómez Campderá J.A, Serrano Ayestarán O, Urán Moreno M, Soleto Martín J.. "Osteomyelitis of the tibia associated with impetiginized skin lesions." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 59, no. 2. (January 2001.): 102-105.

Megías A., Gómez Campderá J.A, Bertó J., Navarro Gómez M.L., Hernanz. JM.. "Cutaneous Leishmaniasis." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 59, no. 8. (January 2001.): 450-453.

Gómez Campderá J.A, Rodríguez Fernández R., Navarro Gómez M., Gonzalez Sanchez M.I, Megias A. "Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia in patients under 3 years of age." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 60, no. 7. (January 2002.): 343-347. Citation Count: 3.

Senderos Aguirre B., García Sanz M.C., Megías A, Antona García M.S.. "Ornitin-transcarbamilase Deficiency.." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 60, no. 7. (January 2002.): 357-360.

Megías Montijano A, Gómez Campderá JA, Navarro Gómez ML, Urán Moreno M, González Sánchez MI, Rodríguez Fernández R.. "[Coinfection with chlamydia and mycoplasma. Incidence in our environment].." An Pediatr (Barc). Vol. 57, no. 2. (August 2002.): 110-5 (0.77) Citation Count: 2.

Mejías,A; Ramilo,O. "[Asthma and respiratory syncytial virus. Myth or reality?].." Anales españoles de pediatría. Vol. 57, no. 3. (September 2002.): 199-204.

Mejías A, Ramilo O. "Asthma and respiratory syncytial virus. Myth or reality?. Authors reply." An Pediatr (Barc). Vol. 58, no. 1. (January 2003.): 87-88 (0.37).

Dobon P, Serrano C, Cerda J, Rodríguez R, Navarro M, Mejías A, Gomez Campdera JA.. "Tuberculous Lymphadenitis.." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 61, (January 2003.): 265-267.

Jafri,H,S; Chavez-Bueno,S; Mejias,A; Gomez,A,M; Rios,A,M; Nassi,S,S; Yusuf,M; Kapur,P; Hardy,R,D; Hatfield,J; Rogers,B,B; Krisher,K; Ramilo,O. "Respiratory syncytial virus induces pneumonia, cytokine response, airway obstruction, and chronic inflammatory infiltrates associated with long-term airway hyperresponsiveness in mice." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 189, no. 10. (May 2004.): 1856-1865.

Mejías,Asunción; Chávez-Bueno,Susana; Ríos,Ana,María; Saavedra-Lozano,Jesús; Fonseca Aten,Mónica; Hatfield,Jeanine; Kapur,Payal; Gómez,Ana,María; Jafri,Hasan,S; Ramilo,Octavio. "Anti-respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) neutralizing antibody decreases lung inflammation, airway obstruction, and airway hyperresponsiveness in a murine RSV model.." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. Vol. 48, no. 5. (May 2004.): 1811-1822.

Mejias,A; Chavez-Bueno,S; Ramilo,O. "Human Metapneumovirus: A Not so new Virus. CME review." Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. Vol. 23, no. 1. (January 2004.): 1-10.

Mejías, A; Chávez-Bueno, S; Ríos, A.M; Fonseca-Aten, M; Gómez, A.M; Jafri,H.S; Ramilo,O. "Asthma and respiratory syncytial virus. New opportunities for therapeutic intervention." An Pediatr (Barc). Vol. 61, no. 3. (September 2004.): 252-260.

Lee,M,C; Rios,A,M; Aten,M,F; Mejias,A; Cavuoti,D; McCracken,G,H; Hardy,R,D. "Management and outcome of children with skin and soft tissue abscesses caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.." Pediatr Infect Dis J.. Vol. 23, no. 2. (February 2004.): 123-7.

Rios,A,M; Mejias,A; Chavez-Bueno,S; Fonseca-Aten,M; Katz,K; Hatfield,J; Gomez,A,M; Jafri,H,S; McCracken,G,H; Ramilo,O; Hardy,R,D. "Impact of cethromycin (ABT-773) therapy on microbiological, histologic, immunologic, and respiratory indices in a murine model of Mycoplasma pneumoniae lower respiratory infection.." Antimicrob Agents Chemother.. Vol. 48, no. 8. (August 2004.): 2897-904.

Chavez-Bueno,S; Mejias,A; Jafri,H,S; Ramilo,O. "Respiratory Syncytial Virus: Old Challenges and New Approaches." Pediatric Annals. Vol. 34, no. 1. (January 2005.): 62-68.

Fonseca-Aten,M; Rios,A,M; Mejias,A; Chavez-Bueno,S; Katz,K; Gomez,A,M; McCracken,G,H; Hardy,R,D. "Mycoplasma pneumoniae induces host-dependent pulmonary inflammation and airway obstruction in mice.." Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol.. Vol. 32, no. 3. (March 2005.): 201-10.

Romero,R,M; García-Casillas,M,A; Matute,J,A; Barrientos,G; Zamora,E; Megías,A; Cerdá,J; Sánchez,R; Franco,M,L; Molina,E; Vázquez,J,A. "[Role of peritoneal drainage in very low birth weight with enterocolitis].." Cirugía pediátrica : organo oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica. Vol. 18, no. 2. (April 2005.): 88-92.

Chávez-Bueno S, Mejías A, Gómez AM, Olsen KD, Ríos AM, Fonseca-Aten M, Ramilo O, Jafri HS.. "Respiratory syncytial virus-induced acute and chronic airway disease is independent of genetic background: an experimental murine model.." Virol J.. Vol. 2, (May 2005.): 46-.

Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Mejias,Asuncion; Gomez,Ana,M; Olsen,Kurt,D; Rios,Ana,M; Fonseca-Aten,Monica; Ramilo,Octavio; Jafri,Hasan,S. "Respiratory syncytial virus-induced acute and chronic airway disease is independent of genetic background: An experimental murine model." VIROLOGY JOURNAL. Vol. 2, (January 2005.): 46-.

Mejías,Asunción; Chávez-Bueno,Susana; Jafri,Hasan,S; Ramilo,Octavio. "Respiratory syncytial virus infections: old challenges and new opportunities.." Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol. 24, no. 11. (November 2005.): S189-97.

Mejias,A; Chavez-Bueno,S; Rios,A,M; Aten,M,F; Raynor,B; Peromingo,E; Soni,P; Olsen,K,D; Kiener,P,A; Gomez,A,M; Jafri,H,S; Ramilo,O. "Comparative effects of two neutralizing anti-respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) monoclonal antibodies in the RSV murine model: time versus potency.." Antimicrob Agents Chemother.. Vol. 49, no. 11. (November 2005.): 4700-7.

Mejias,A; Chavez-Bueno,S,C; Ramilo,O. "Respiratory syncytial virus pneumonia: mechanisms of inflammation and prolonged airway hyperresponsiveness." Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases. Vol. 18, no. 3. (January 2005.): 199-204.

Mejías A, Chávez-Bueno S, Sánchez P.J. "Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prophylaxis." NeoReviews. Vol. 6, no. 1. (January 2005.): e26-e31.

Fonseca-Aten,M; Salvatore,C,M; Mejias,A; Rios,A,M; Chavez-Bueno,S; Katz,K; Gomez,A,M; McCracken,G,H; Hardy,R,D. "Evaluation of LBM415 (NVP PDF-713), a novel peptide deformylase inhibitor, for treatment of experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia.." Antimicrob Agents Chemother.. Vol. 49, no. 10. (October 2005.): 4128-36.

Rios,A,M; Fonseca-Aten,M; Mejias,A; Chavez-Bueno,S; Katz,K; Gomez,A,M; McCracken,G,H; Ramilo,O; Hardy,R,D. "Microbiologic and immunologic evaluation of a single high dose of azithromycin for treatment of experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia.." Antimicrob Agents Chemother.. Vol. 49, no. 9. (September 2005.): 3970-3.

Chaussabel,D; Allman,W; Mejias,A; Chung,W; Bennett,L; Ramilo,O; Pascual,V; Palucka,A,K; Banchereau,J. "Analysis of significance patterns identifies ubiquitous and disease-specific gene-expression signatures in patient peripheral blood leukocytes." HUMAN IMMUNOLOGY: PATIENT-BASED RESEARCH. Vol. 1062, (January 2005.): 146-154.

Chávez-Bueno,S; Mejías,A; Welliver,RC. "Respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis : current and future strategies for treatment and prophylaxis." Treat Respir Med. Vol. 5, no. 6. (January 2006.): 483-494.

Arriola,Gemma; Cidoncha,Elena; Lopez-Herce,Jesus; Rodriguez,Rosa; Megi,Asuncion; Gurbindo,Maria,Dolores. "Quest for the diagnosis - Case 2: A previously healthy three-month-old baby with dyspnoea and expiratory grunting - Penumocystis." ACTA PAEDIATRICA. Vol. 95, no. 6. (June 2006.): 758-759.

Fonseca-Aten,Monica; Rios,Ana,Maria; Mejias,Asuncion; Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Katz,Kathy; Gomez,Ana,Maria; Ramilo,Octavio; McCracken,George,H; Hardy,R,Doug. "Treatment of experimental chronic pulmonary mycoplasmosis." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS. Vol. 28, no. 3. (September 2006.): 253-258.

Mejías A, Ramilo O. "RSV: New approaches to reduce the burden of RSV infection." Drug Discovery Today Therapeutic Strategies. Vol. 3, no. 2. (January 2006.): 173-181 (6.422).

Gomez-Campdera JA, Rodríguez Fernández R Navarro Gómez M, González Sánchez MI, Megías A.. "Mycoplasma pneumoniae: endemic or epidemia disease." Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 64, no. 11. (January 2006.): 536-544. Citation Count: 2.

Fonseca-Aten,Monica; Okada,Pamela,J; Bowlware,Karen,L; Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Mejias,Asuncion; Rios,Ana,Maria; Katz,Kathy; Olsen,Kurt; Ng,Simon; Jafri,Hasan,S; McCracken,George,H; Ramilo,Octavio; Hardy,R,Doug. "Effect of clarithromycin on cytokines and chemokines in children with an acute exacerbation of recurrent wheezing: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.." Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol.. Vol. 97, no. 4. (October 2006.): 457-63.

Ramilo,Octavio; Allman,Windy; Chung,Wendy; Mejias,Asuncion; Ardura,Monica; Glaser,Casey; Wittkowski,Knut,M; Piqueras,Bernard; Banchereau,Jacques; Palucka,A,Karolina; Chaussabel,Damien. "Gene expression patterns in blood leukocytes discriminate patients with acute infections.." Blood. Vol. 109, no. 5. (March 2007.): 2066-77.

Mejias A, Ramilo O. "RSV and Asthma up-to-date. The role of genomics." An Pediatr (Barc). Vol. 66, no. Suppl 2. (January 2007.): 63-68 (0.28).

Salvatore,C,M; Fonseca-Aten,M; Katz-Gaynor,K; Gomez,A,M; Mejias,A; Somers,C; Chavez-Bueno,S; McCracken,G,H; Hardy,R,D. "Respiratory tract infection with Mycoplasma pneumoniae in interleukin-12 knockout mice results in improved bacterial clearance and reduced pulmonary inflammation.." Infect Immun.. Vol. 75, no. 1. (January 2007.): 236-42.

Allantaz,Florence; Chaussabel,Damien; Stichweh,Dorothee; Bennett,Lynda; Allman,Windy; Mejias,Asuncion; Ardura,Monica; Chung,Wendy; Wise,Carol; Palucka,Karolina; Ramilo,Octavio; Punaro,Marilynn; Banchereau,Jacques; Pascual,Virginia. "Blood leukocyte microarrays to diagnose systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis and follow the response to IL-1 blockade.." J Exp Med. Vol. 204, no. 9. (September 2007.): 2131-44.

Ardura,Monica,I; Mejias,Asuncion; Katz,Kathy,S; Revell,Paula; McCracken,George,H; Sanchez,Pablo,J. "Daptomycin therapy for invasive Gram-positive bacterial infections in children." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 26, no. 12. (December 2007.): 1128-1132.

Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Mejias,Asuncion; Merryman,Ruth,A; Ahmad,Naveed; Jafri,Hasan,S; Ramilo,Octavio. "IntravenousPalivizumab and Ribavirin Combination for Treatment of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Disease in High-Risk Pediatric Patients." Pediatr Infect Dis. Vol. 26, no. 12. (January 2007.): 1089-1093.

Mejias, A; Chavez-Bueno, S; Raynor, M.B; Connolly,J; Kiener, P.A; Jafri,H.S; Ramilo, O. "Motavizumab, a neutralizing anti-Respiratory Syncytial Virus (Rsv) monoclonal antibody significantly modifies the local and systemic cytokine responses induced by Rsv in the mouse model.." Virol J.. Vol. 4, (October 2007.): 109-.

Santos,Roberto,P; Sanchez,Pablo,J; Mejias,Asuncion; Benjamin,Daniel,K; Walsh,Thomas,J; Patel,Sanjay; Jafri,Hasan,S. "Successful medical treatment of cutaneous aspergillosis in a premature infant using liposomal amphotericin B, voriconazole and micafungin." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 26, no. 4. (April 2007.): 364-366.

Perez-Yarza,Eduardo,G; Moreno,Antonio; Lazaro,Pablo; Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio. "The association between respiratory syncytial virus infection and the development of childhood asthma: a systematic review of the literature.." Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol. 26, no. 8. (August 2007.): 733-9.

Ramilo,O; Mejías,A. "[Respiratory syncytial virus infections. Old challenges and new strategies].." Anales de pediatría (Barcelona, Spain : 2003). Vol. 69, no. 1. (July 2008.): 1-4.

Chaussabel,Damien; Quinn,Charles; Shen,Jing; Patel,Pinakeen; Glaser,Casey; Baldwin,Nicole; Stichweh,Dorothee; Blankenship,Derek; Li,Lei; Munagala,Indira; Bennett,Lynda; Allantaz,Florence; Mejias,Asuncion; Ardura,Monica; Kaizer,Ellen; Monnet,Laurence; Allman,Windy; Randall,Henry; Johnson,Diane; Lanier,Aimee; Punaro,Marilynn; Wittkowski,Knut,M; White,Perrin; Fay,Joseph; Klintmalm,Goran; Ramilo,Octavio; Palucka,A,Karolina; Banchereau,Jacques; pascual,Virginia. "A modular analysis framework for blood genomics studies: Application to systemic lupus erythematosus." Immunity. Vol. 29, no. 1. (July 2008.): 150-164.

Perez-Yarza,Eduardo,G; Moreno,Antonio; Lazaro,Pablo; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Asthma after early RSV infection. How to control?." Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol. 27, no. 2. (January 2008.): 192-.

Burns,Jane,C; Best,Brookie,M; Mejias,Asuncion; Mahony,Lynn; Fixler,David,E; Jafri,Hasan,S; Melish,Marian,E; Jackson,Mary,Anne; Asmar,Basim,I; Lang,David,J; Connor,James,D; Capparelli,Edmund,V; Keen,Monica,L; Mamun,Khalid; Keenan,Gregory,F; Ramilo,Octavio. "Infliximab treatment of IVIG-resistant Kawasaki disease." J Peds. Vol. 153, no. 6. (January 2008.): 833-838.

Tagliabue,C; Salvatore,C,M; Techasaensiri,C; Mejias,A; Torres,J,P; Katz,K; Gomez,A,M; Esposito,S; Principi,N; Hardy,R,D. "The impact of steroids given with macrolide therapy on experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae respiratory infection." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 198, no. 8. (October 2008.): 1180-1188.

Mejias A, Ramilo O. "Review of palivizumab in the prophylaxis of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in high risk infants." Biologics. Vol. 2, no. 3. (January 2008.): 433-439.

Gill,Michelle,A; Long,Kristin; Kwon,Theresa; Muniz,Luz; Mejias,Asuncion; Connolly,John; Roy,Lonnie; Banchereau,Jacques; Ramilo,Octavio. "Differential Recruitment of Dendritic Cells and Monocytes to Respiratory Mucosal Sites in Children with Influenza Virus or Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 198, no. 11. (December 2008.): 1667-1676.

Saavedra-Lozano,Jesus; Mejias,Asuncion; Ahmad,Naveed; Peromingo,Estrella; Ardura,Monica,I; Guillen,Sara; Syed,Ali; Cavuoti,Dominick; Ramilo,Octavio. "Changing Trends in Acute Osteomyelitis in Children: Impact of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infections." J Ped Orthopaedics. Vol. 28, no. 5. (January 2008.): 569-575.

Mejias,Asuncion; Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Gomez,Ana,M; Somers,Cynthia; Estripeaut,Dora; Torres,Juan,P; Jafri,Hasan,S; Ramilo,Octavio. "Respiratory syncytial virus persistence - Evidence in the mouse model." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 27, no. 10. (October 2008.): S60-S62.

Estripeaut,Dora; Torres,Juan,Pablo; Somers,Cynthia,S; Tagliabue,Claudia; Khokhar,Shama; Bhoj,Vijay,G; Grube,Steve,M; Wozniakowski,Aneta; Gomez,Ana,M; Ramilo,Octavio; Jafri,Hasan,S; Mejias,Asuncion. "Respiratory Syncytial Virus Persistence in the Lungs Correlates with Airway Hyperreactivity in the Mouse Model." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 198, no. 10. (November 2008.): 1435-1443.

Bhoj,Vijay,G; Sun,Qinmiao; Bhoj,Elizabeth,J; Somers,Cynthia; Chen,Xiang; Torres,Juan-Pablo; Mejias,Asuncion; Gomez,Ana,M; Jafri,Hasan; Ramilo,Octavio; Chen,Zhijian,J. "MAVS and MyD88 Are Essential for Innate Immunity But Not Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Response Against Respiratory Syncytial Virus." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Vol. 105, no. 37. (January 2008.): 14046-14051.

Mejias,A; Sanchez,P,J. "Update on cytomegalovirus." ANALES DE PEDIATRIA. Vol. 70, no. 6. (June 2009.): 517-518.

Mejias, A; Bustos, R; Ardura, M,I; Ramirez, C; Sanchez, P,J. "Persistence of Herpes Simplex Virus DNA in Cerebrospinal Fluid of Neonates with Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis." J Perinatol. Vol. 4, (January 2009.): 290-296.

Mejias A, Ramilo O. "Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Persistent Infection of Dendritic Cells Reply." Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol. 28, no. 5. (May 2009.): 450-451. (2.85).

Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Shifting the Paradigm: Host Gene Signatures for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases." CELL HOST & MICROBE. Vol. 6, no. 3. (September 2009.): 199-200.

Somers,Cynthia,C; Ahmad,Naveed; Mejias,Asuncion; Buckingham,Steve,C; Carubelli,Cecilia; Katz,Kathy; Leos,Nora; Gomez,Ana,M; DeVincenzo,John,P; Ramilo,Octavio; Jafri,Hasan,S. "Effect of dexamethasone on RSV-induced lung inflammation in children: results of a randomized, placebo controlled clinical trial.." Ped Allergy and Immunol. Vol. 20, no. 5. (January 2009.): 477-485.

Ardura,Monica,I; Banchereau,Romain; Mejias,Asuncion; Di Pucchio,Tiziana; Glaser,Casey; Allantaz,Florence; pascual,Virginia; Banchereau,Jacques; Chaussabel,Damien; Ramilo,Octavio. "Enhanced Monocyte Response and Decreased Central Memory T Cells in Children with Invasive Staphylococcus aureus Infections." PLOS ONE. Vol. 4, no. 5. (May 2009.): e5446-.

Torres,Juan,Pablo; Gomez,Ana,M; Khokhar,Shama; Bhoj,Vijay,G; Tagliabue,Claudia; Chang,Michael,L; Kiener,Peter,A; Revell,Paula,A; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) RNA Loads in Peripheral Blood Correlates with Disease Severity in Mice." Respiratory Research. Vol. 11, (September 2010.): 125-.

Boppana,Suresh,B; Ross,Shannon,A; Novak,Zdenek; Shimamura,Masako; Tolan,Robert,W; Palmer,April,L; Ahmed,Amina; Michaels,Marian,G; Sanchez,Pablo,J; Bernstein,David,I; Britt,William,J; Fowler,Karen,B. "Dried Blood Spot Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction Assays to Screen Newborns for Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection." JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. Vol. 303, no. 14. (April 2010.): 1375-1382.

Berry,Matthew,PR; Graham,Christine,M; McNab,Finlay,W; Xu,Zhaohui; Bloch,Susannah,AA; Oni,Tolu; Wilkinson,Katalin,A; Banchereau,Romain; Skinner,Jason; Wilkinson,Robert,J; Quinn,Charles; Blankenship,Derek; Dhawan,Ranju; Cush,John,J; Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio; Kon,Onn,M; pascual,Virginia; Banchereau,Jacques; Chaussabel,Damien; O'Garra,Anne. "An interferon-inducible neutrophil-driven blood transcriptional signature in human tuberculosis." NATURE. Vol. 466, no. 7309. (August 2010.): 973-U98.

Santiago B, McCloud B, Mejias A. "An 11 month old with Pneumonia and rash." Revista Pediatrica de Panama. Vol. 39, no. 3. (January 2010.): 37-41.

Techasaensiri,Benyachalee; Techasaensiri,Chonnamet; Mejas,Asuncion; McCracken,George,H; Ramilo,Octavio. "Viral Coinfections in Children With Invasive Pneumococcal Disease." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 29, no. 6. (June 2010.): 519-523.

Garcia,Carla,G; Bhore,Rafia; Soriano-Fallas,Alejandra; Trost,Margaret; Chason,Rebecca; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Risk Factors for Bronchiolitis-related Hospitalizations: Differences between Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and non-RSV Bronchiolitis.." Pediatrics. Vol. 126, no. 6. (December 2010.): e1453-e1460.

Jordan-Villegas,Alejandro; Chang,Michael,L; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Concomitant Respiratory Viral Infection in Children with Kawasaki Disease." Ped Infect Dis J. Vol. 29, no. 8. (January 2010.): 770-772.

Boppana,Suresh,B; Ross,Shannon,A; Shimamura,Masako; Palmer,April,L; Ahmed,Amina; Michaels,Marian,G; Sanchez,Pablo,J; Bernstein,David,I; Tolan,Robert,W; Novak,Zdenek; Chowdhury,Nazma; Britt,William,J; Fowler,Karen,B. "Saliva Polymerase-Chain-Reaction Assay for Cytomegalovirus Screening in Newborns." NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. Vol. 364, no. 22. (June 2011.): 2111-2118.

Mejias A, Ramilo O. "Pneumococcal Pneumonia in preschool children: viral coinfection does not worsen clincial outcome." Ped Infect Dis J. Vol. 30, no. 2. (January 2011.): 183-84.

Manzoni,P; Paes,B; Resch,B; Mejias,A; Ramilo,O; Carbonell-Estrany,X; Bont,L. "High risk for RSV bronchiolitis in late preterms and selected infants affected by rare disorders: a dilemma of specific prevention.." Early human development. Vol. 88, (May 2012.): S34-41.

Cantey,Joseph,B; Mejias,Asuncion; Wallihan,Rebecca; Doern,Christopher; Brock,Evangeline; Salamon,Douglas; Marcon,Mario; Sanchez,Pablo,J. "Use of Blood Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing for Diagnosis of Herpes Simplex Virus Infection." JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS. Vol. 161, no. 2. (August 2012.): 357-361.

Garcia,Carla; Soriano-Fallas,Alejandra; Lozano,Juanita; Leos,Nora; Gomez,Ana,M; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Decreased innate immune cytokine responses correlate with disease severity in children with respiratory syncytial virus and human rhinovirus bronchiolitis." Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol. 31, no. 1. (January 2012.): 86-89.

Nadorlik,Holly; Marcon,Mario; Koranyi,Katalin; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion; Azimi,Parvin,H; Lee,Brian. "A 2-month-old with bacteremia and gastroenteritis. Campylobacter jejuni bacteremia.." Pediatric infectious disease journal. Vol. 31, no. 2. (February 2012.): 210-16.

Cernada,Maria; Badia,Natalia; Modesto,Vicente; Alonso,Ricardo; Mejias,Asuncion; Golombek,Sergio; Vento,Maximo. "Cord blood interleukin-6 as a predictor of early-onset neonatal sepsis." Acta Paediatr. Vol. 101, no. 5. (May 2012.): e203-7.

Vecino R, Santiago B, Baquero-Artigao F, López GL, García C, Muñoz G, Prieto G, Martínez A, de José MI, Mejías A. "Tuberculosis in Pediatric Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients." Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol. 31, no. 7. (July 2012.): 774-777.

Ioannidis I, McNally B, Willette M, Peeples ME, Chaussabel D, Durbin JE, Ramilo O, Mejias A, Flano E. "Plasticity and virus-specificity of the airway epithelial cell immune response during respiratory viral infection." J Virol. Vol. 86, no. 10. (May 2012.): 5422-36.

Banchereau,Romain; Jordan-Villegas,Alejandro; Ardura,Monica; Mejias,Asuncion; Baldwin,Nicole; Xu,Hui; Saye,Elizabeth; Rossello-Urgell,Jose; Nguyen,Phuong; Blankenship,Derek; Creech,Clarence,B; pascual,Virginia; Banchereau,Jacques; Chaussabel,Damien; Ramilo,Octavio. "Host immune transcriptional profiles reflect the variability in clinical disease manifestations in patients with Staphylococcus aureus infections.." PloS one. Vol. 7, no. 4. (January 2012.): e34390-.

Chang ML, Jordan-Villegas A, Evans A, Bhore R, Brock E, Mejias A, Siegel JD. "Respiratory viruses identified in an Urban Children's Hospital Emergency Department during the 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Pandemic." Pediatr Emerg Care. Vol. 28, no. 10. (October 2012.): 990-997.

Bolton, M, Wang, W, Hang, A, Ramilo, O, Mejias, A, Jaggi, P. "Predictors for Successful Treatment of Pediatric Deep Neck Infections Using Antimicrobials Alone." Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol. 32, no. 9. (March 2013.): 1034-6.

Bentebibel,Salah-Eddine; Lopez,Santiago; Obermoser,Gerlinde; Schmitt,Nathalie; Mueller,Cynthia; Harrod,Carson; Flano,Emilio; Mejias,Asuncion; Albrecht,Randy,A; Blankenship,Derek; Xu,Hui; pascual,Virginia; Banchereau,Jacques; Garcia-Sastre,Adolfo; Palucka,Anna,Karolina; Ramilo,Octavio; Ueno,Hideki. "Induction of ICOS(+)CXCR3(+)CXCR5(+) T-H Cells Correlates with Antibody Responses to Influenza Vaccination." SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE. Vol. 5, no. 176. (March 2013.): 176ra32-.

Mejias,Asuncion; Hall,Mark,W; Ramilo,Octavio. "Immune monitoring of children with respiratory syncytial virus infection.." Expert review of clinical immunology. Vol. 9, no. 5. (May 2013.): 393-395.

Escosa-Garcia,L; Ramilo,O; Mejias,A. "High-dose daptomycin use in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus disseminated infection." ANALES DE PEDIATRIA. Vol. 78, no. 3. (March 2013.): 185-188.

Ramilo, O, Mejias, A. "Recent Advances in the Treatment of Bonchiolitis: Perspectives for 2013." An Pediatr (Barc). Vol. 78, no. 4. (April 2013.): 205-7.

Gualdi, L, Mertz, S, Gomez, AM, Ramilo, O, Wittke, A, Mejias, A. "Lack of Effect of Bovine Lactoferrin in Respiratory Syncytial Virus Replication and Cinical Disease Severity in the Mouse Model." Antiviral Res. Vol. 99, no. 2. (June 2013.): 188-195.

Mella,Cesar; Suarez-Arrabal,M,Carmen; Lopez,Santiago; Stephens,Julie; Fernandez,Soledad; Hall,Mark,W; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Innate Immune Dysfunction is Associated with Enhanced Disease Severity In Infants with Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus Bronchiolitis." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 207, no. 4. (February 2013.): 564-573.

Mejias A, Dimo B, Suarez N, Garcia C, Suarez-Arrabal MC, Jartti T, Blankenship D, Jordan-Villegas A, Ardura MI, Zhaohui X, Banchereau J, Chaussabel D, Ramilo O. "Whole blood gene expression profiles to assess pathogenesis and disease severity in infants with respiratory syncytial virus infection." PLos Med. Vol. 10, no. 11. (October 2013.): e1001549-.

Mella,Cesar; Hall,Mark,W; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. "Innate Immune Dysfunction in RSV: What Is the Role of Ventilation? Reply." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 208, no. 11. (December 2013.): 1924-1925.

Mejias A, Ramilo O.. "Defining the burden of Respiratory Syncytial Virus infection." J Pediatr (Rio J). Vol. 89, no. 6. (November 2013.): 517-9 (1.38).

Tripp,Ralph,A; Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio. "Host Gene Expression and Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection." CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS VACCINES. Vol. 372, (January 2013.): 193-209.

Jaggi P, Kajon A, Mejias A, Ramilo O, Leber A. "Human adenovirus (HAdV) in Kawasaki Disease: A Confounding Bystander?." Clinical Infect Dis. Vol. 56, no. 1. (January 2013.): 58-64.

Hahn A, Wang W, Jaggi P, Dvorchik I, Ramlo O, Koranyi K, Mejias A. "Human metapneumovirus infections are associated with severe morbidity inhospitalized children of all ages." Epidemiol Infect. Vol. 7, (January 2013.): 1-11.

Cao RG, Suarez NM, Obermoser G, Lopez SM, Flano E, Mertz SE, Albrecht RA, Garcia-Sastre A, Mejias A, Xu H, Qin H, Blankenship D, Palucka K, Pascual V, Ramilo O. "Differences in antibody responses between TIV and LAIV influenza vaccines correlate with the kinetics and magnitude of interferon signaling in children." J Infect Dis. Vol. 210, no. 2. (February 2014.): 224-33.

Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio. "Transcriptional profiling in infectious diseases: Ready for prime time?." JOURNAL OF INFECTION. Vol. 68, (January 2014.): S94-S99.

Ramilo O, Mejias A.. "It is time for a comprehensive analytical approach in clinical studies. Virus-versus-host interaction and influenza disease severity.." American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Vol. 189, no. 4. (February 2014.): 385-6 (11.98).

Mejias,Asuncion; Suarez,Nicolas,M; Ramilo,Octavio. "Detecting specific infections in children through host responses: a paradigm shift." Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases. Vol. 27, no. 3. (June 2014.): 228-235.

Santiago,Begona; Baquero-Artigao,Fernando; Mejias,Asuncion; Blazquez,Daniel; Soledad Jimenez,Maria; Jose Mellado-Pena,Maria. "Pediatric Drug-resistant Tuberculosis in Madrid." PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 33, no. 4. (April 2014.): 345-350.

Mahajan P, Kuppermann N, Suarez N, Mejias A, Casper C, Dean M, Ramilo O. "RNA transcriptional Biosignature Analysis for Identifying Febrile Infants with Serious Bacterial Infections in the Emergency Department: A Feasibility Study." Ped Emergency Care. -.

Rincon E, Rodriguez-Vega H, Pietropaolo D, Mejias A. "Anti-NMDA encephalitis in pediatrics: a potentially treatable condition." An Pediatr (Barc). -.

 

Presentations

"n/a." Presented at Epidemiología y prevención de la infección por VRS, MT|MLT. (April 2002)

"Impact of Palivizumab therapy on the RSV murine model." Presented at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, US|USA. (July 2002)

"Persistence of Airway Hyperresponsiveness (AHR) after Resolution of Acute Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Disease in a Murine Model without Allergic Sensitization." Presented at 42nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, San Diego, CA. (September 2002)

"ABT-773 for the Treatment of Experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia." Presented at 42nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, San Diego, CA. (September 2002)

"The Ketolide ABT-773 for the treatment of experimental Mycoplasma Pneumoniae pneumonia." Presented at PIDS Pediatric Microbial Research Conference, Memphis, TN. (February 2003)

"Impact of therapy with the Ketolide ABT-773 on the pulmonary immune response induced by Mycoplasma Pneumoniae in a murine pneumonia model." Presented at American Society for Microbiology (ASM)., Washington, DC. (May 2003)

"VRS y Asma: Epidemiología, patogénesis y Modelos experimentales." Presented at Reunión sobre actualización en Infección por VRS, Madrid, ES|ESP. (October 2003)

"VRS y Asma: Epidemiología, patogénesis y Modelos experimentales." Presented at Pediatric Infectious Diseases Conference, Madrid, ES|ESP. (October 2003)

"Persistence of Airway Hyperresponsiveness (AHR) and Histopathologic Changes after Resolution of Acute Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Disease in a Murine Model without Allergic Pre-sensitization." Presented at PIDS Pediatric Microbial Research Conference, Memphis, TN. (February 2003)

"Management of Cutaneous Abscesses due to Community-Acquired MRSA." Presented at 43rd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Chicago, IL. (September 2003)

"Comparison of Disease Severity and Pulmonary Immune Response in Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia in BALB/c and C57BL/6 Mice." Presented at 43rd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Chicago, IL. (September 2003)

"Single High-Dose versus Daily-Dose Azithromycin for the Treatment of Experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia." Presented at 43rd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), Chicago, IL. (September 2003)

"Viral Infections and heart Transplant." Presented at X Pediatric Cardiology Update Course (XI Pediatric Cardiology Meeting for Nurses)., Madrid, ES|ESP. (March 2004)

"RSV and Asthma Update: Experimental Models." Presented at Complex Congenital Heart Diseases and Infectious Diseases, Madrid, ES|ESP. (March 2004)

"Blood Microarray Analysis for Diagnosis of Acute Infections." Presented at 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2004)

"A 4 year Retrospective Analysis of Osteomyelitis in Children. A trend for Worse Outcome Related with Increased MRSA Infections." Presented at 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2004)

"The effect of Telithromycin in a Murine Model of Chronic pulmonary Mycoplasmosis." Presented at American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, LA. (May 2004)

"The effect of Azithromycin Therapy for Experimental Acute Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia on the development of Chronic Pulmonary Function Abnormalities." Presented at American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, LA. (May 2004)

"Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)-Induced Pulmonary Disease is Worsened by Atypical Bacterial Infection." Presented at 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2004)

"Case studies." Presented at Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, Dallas, TX, US|USA. (November 2004)

"The effect of Clarithromycin on Nasopharyngeal Cytokine Concentrations in Children with Acute Asthma Exacerbation." Presented at 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2004)

"Evaluation of NVP-PDF13 for the Treatment of Experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia." Presented at 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2004)

"Failure of Antimicrobial Therapy to Eradicate Mycoplasma pneumoniae in Experimental Pneumonia is Not due to the Development of Resistance." Presented at 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2004)

"Lung Gene Expression Analysis and Pulmonary Function during Acute and Chronic Experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae Respiratory Infection." Presented at 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2004)

"Comparative Effect of an Anti-Respiratory Syncytial Virus Monoclonal Antibodies on Viral Replication and Disease Severity in the RSV Murine Model.." Presented at 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2004)

"Gene expression patterns in blood leukocytes from patients with acute infections discriminate the class of pathogen." Presented at First Baylor Symposium and Workshop on Human Immunology and Biodefense, Dallas, TX. (November 2004)

"Time vs Potency: Comparative Effect of two different anti-Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) monoclonal antibodies in the RSV Mouse Model." Presented at PIDS Pediatric Microbial Research Conference, Memphis, TN. (February 2005)

"Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Metapneumovirus Infection." Presented at Pediatric Infectious Diseases in the XXI Millenium, Madrid, ES|ESP. (June 2005)

"Advances in RSV Infection." Presented at XXIIrd Research Conferences of the Calvo Mackena Hospital, Santiago de Chile, CL|CHL. (October 2005)

"Intravenous (IV) Palivizumab (PVZ) for Treatment of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Disease in High-Risk Pediatric Patients." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (May 2005)

"Numax, a Novel Anti-Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Monoclonal Antibody, Reduces the Local and Systemic Immune Response Induced by RSV in the Mouse Model." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (December 2005)

"Differential Gene Expression Profiles in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells (PBMCs) of Children with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and Influenza Virus (Flu) Infections." Presented at 45th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (December 2005)

"Lung Gene Expression Profiling Correlates with Pulmonary Function Abnormalities Induced by RSV in the Mouse Model." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (May 2005)

"The Effect of LBM415 on Pulmonary Chemokine Concentrations in Experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia." Presented at 45th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (December 2005)

"Differential Gene Expression Profiles in Blood Leukocytes of Children with Staphylococcus aureus Infection: MRSA vs MSSA.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (May 2005)

"Risk for severe RSV infection in the Pediatric Liver Transplant recipients." Presented at Advisory Board, Madrid, ES|ESP. (September 2006)

"Transcriptional Signatures for Diagnosis and Assessment of Disease Severity in Children with Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infections.." Presented at 46th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), San Francisco, CA. (September 2006)

"Transcriptional Signatures for Diagnosis and Assessment of Disease Severity in Children with Staphylococcus aureus (SA) Infections." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. (April 2006)

"na." Presented at First Meeting on Immunizations on Transplant Pediatric Patients, Madrid, ES|ESP. (March 2006)

"Examining the relationship RSV and asthma." Presented at Biannual Meeting of Pediatric Pulmonology, Madrid, ES|ESP. (March 2006)

"Case studies." Presented at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, US|USA. (March 2006)

"Differences in mucosal antigen presenting cell (APC) Recruitment in Children with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and Influenza (Flu).." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. (April 2006)

"Transcriptional Signatures as a New Approach for Assessing Disease Severity in Children with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) bronchiolitis.." Presented at 46th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherap, San Francisco, CA. (September 2006)

"RSV prevalence and management in Immunocompromised patients." Presented at 4th Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Monte Carlo, MC|MCO. (September 2006)

"Anti-Monoquine Induced by Interferon Gamma (MIG) Neutralizing Antibody Attenuates Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Disease.." Presented at 46th ICAAC, San Francisco, CA. (September 2006)

"Modular Gene Expression Analysis of Children with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and Influenza Virus (Flu) Infections Demonstrate Differences in Immune Profiles and Correlates with Disease Severity.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. (April 2006)

"Respiratory Tract Infection with Mycoplasma pneumoniae in IL-12 Knock-Out Mice Results in Improved Bacterial Clearance and Reduced Pulmonary Inflammation.." Presented at American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Orlando, FL. (May 2006)

"RSV infection in high risk Immunocompromised Groups." Presented at 4th Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Monte Carlo, MC|MCO. (September 2006)

"Daptomycin Therapy for Multi-drug Resistant (MDR) Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections in Children.." Presented at 44th Infectious Diseases Society of America, Toronto, CA|CAN. (October 2006)

"Transcriptional profiles differentiate Human Metapneumovirus (hMPV) vs Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Experimental Infections and Correlate with Disease Severity." Presented at 47th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Chicago, IL. (September 2007)

"RSV and heart Transplant." Presented at XIII Pediatric Cardiology Update Course (XIV Pediatric Cardiology Meeting for Nurses)., Madrid, ES|ESP. (March 2007)

"Management of severe RSV infection in Pediatric Liver Transplant recipients." Presented at Hospital La Paz, Madrid, ES|ESP. (March 2007)

"Management of severe RSV infection in Bone Marrow Transplant recipients." Presented at Hospital Vall de Hebron, Barcelona, ES|ESP. (March 2007)

"Persistence of Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) DNA by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) in Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) of Neonates with HSV Encephalitis.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, CA|CAN. (May 2007)

"Blood Microarray Analysis In Children With Influenza A Virus (Flu) Infection Over Different Seasons Demonstrated Significant Differences In Gene Expression Profiles That Correlate With Disease Severity.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, CA|CAN. (May 2007)

"RSV and Asthma, the role of Genomics." Presented at • XXIX Annual Congress of the Spanish Association of Pediatric Pulmonology, Bilbao, ES|ESP. (May 2007)

"Role of RSV in Pediatric Cardiology." Presented at VIII Curso De Cardiología Pediátrica, Barcelona, ES|ESP. (November 2007)

"Role of RSV and Adenovirus in the Hematopoietic Stem Cell transplant recipient.." Presented at Curso de Avances en Oncología y Hematología Pediátricas, Barcelona, ES|ESP. (November 2007)

"Intravenous Dexamethasone Does Not Effectively Modulate the Cytokine and Chemokine Responses in Tracheal Aspirates of Children with Severe RSV Disease.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies (APS-SPR) Annual Meeting, Toronto, CA|CAN. (May 2007)

"Over-Expression Of Innate Immunity And Suppression Of B And T cell Responses Define The Transcriptional Profiles Induced By Acute Staphylococcus aureus (SA) Infections.." Presented at APS-SPR, Toronto, CA|CAN. (May 2007)

"Up-date on palivizumab use." Presented at COPC annual meeting, Dallas, TX, US|USA. (March 2008)

"Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Is Most Frequent Etiology For Bronchiolits Requiring Admission To The Intensive Care Unit (ICU).." Presented at 48th ICAAC/46th IDSA Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2008)

"n/a." Presented at IV Jornadas de Actualization en Sintomas Respiratorios Pediatrics, Malaga, ES|ESP. (April 2008)

"Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) RNA Is Detected In Peripheral Blood, Correlates With Acute Airway Obstruction And Is Suppressed By Treatment With Anti-RSV Monoclonal Antibody In Mice.." Presented at 48th ICAAC/46th IDSA Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2008)

"Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Induces Chronic Airway Disease Characterized By RSV RNA Persistence, Long-Term Production Of IFN-γ, Chronic Inflammation And Airway Hyperreactivity." Presented at 48th ICAAC/46th IDSA Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2008)

"Gene Expression Profiling for Diagnosis of Meningitis in Children.." Presented at 48th ICAAC/46th IDSA Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2008)

"S. aureus (SA) Infections Induce Over-Expression Of Innate Immune Genes that Correlate with Increased Number of Monocytes.." Presented at 48th ICAAC/46th IDSA Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2008)

"Current Concepts and Footsteps for the Future�. RSV and Asthma: Myth or Reality?." Presented at 2nd Annual Neonatology Conference at Scott & White, Temple, TX, US|USA. (November 2008)

"Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Pneumonitis in Mice is Associated with Persistent Inflammation, Chronic Respiratory Dysfunction, and Persistent Viral Infection.." Presented at Society for Pediatric Pathology, Denver, CO. (March 2008)

"Fatal Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Lower Respiratory Infection in Children.." Presented at Society for Pediatric Pathology, Louisville, KY. (October 2008)

"Clinical And Epidemiologic Characteristics Of Bronchiolitis Requiring Hospitalization. Trends over a six Year Period.." Presented at 48th ICAAC/46th IDSA Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (October 2008)

"Soluble Triggering Receptor Expressed in Myeloid cells-1 (sTREM-1) in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid 9BALF) of Mice following Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Streptococcus pneumoniae infection." Presented at American Thoracic Society, San Diego, CA. (May 2009)

"Clinical characteristics of Term and Preterm infants admitted to the ICU for bronchiolitis over 7 years.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. (May 2009)

"Experience with the TAG RVP." Presented at Up-to date in the Diagnosis of Respiratory Viral Infections, Madrid, ES|ESP. (July 2009)

"Biomarkers and RSV disease severity." Presented at 7th Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Dublin, IE|IRL. (September 2009)

"Up-date in the management of RSV bronchiolitis." Presented at 14th Annual Infectious Diseases Seminar, Corpus Christi, TX, US|USA. (November 2009)

"Acyclovir-Induced Nephrotoxicity: A Case Report.." Presented at PIDS Pediatric Microbial Research Conference, Memphis, TN. (February 2009)

"Viral Coinfections are Common in Children with Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD).." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. (May 2009)

"Viral respiratory Infections, new challenges." Presented at Hospital Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, ES|ESP. (October 2009)

"Symposium on Respiratory Viral infections: New challenges." Presented at XXII Meeting of the Spanish Association for Neonatology and Perinatal Medicine, Valencia, ES|ESP. (October 2009)

"Acyclovir (ACV)-Associated Renal Dysfunction in Children.." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 47th Annual Meeting., Philadelphia, PA. (October 2009)

"Gene Expression Profiling Demonstrates Differences in the Host Immune Response to Invasive S. aureus and S. pneumoniae Infections in Children.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. (May 2009)

"Fatal Respiratory Syncytial Virus Lower Respiratory Tract Infection is Associated With Systemic Dissemination in Children." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. (May 2009)

"Rhinovirus and Respiratory Syncitial Virus Lower Respiratory Tract Infections." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. (May 2009)

"Epidemiology and Etiology of Brain Abscesses in Children." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 47th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. (October 2009)

"Detection of Respiratory Viruses is not Uncommon in Children with Kawasaki Disease.." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 47th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. (October 2009)

"Respiratory Viruses (RV) Identified (ID’D) during the 2009 Novel H1N1 Swine-Origin Influenza (S-OIV) Outbreak at Children’s Med. Ctr. Dallas.." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 47th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. (October 2009)

"Cytokine Profiles in Children with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and Rhinovirus (RV) Lower Respiratory Tract Infections (LRTI).." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 47th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. (October 2009)

"Up to date in the management and diagnosis of RSV infections." Presented at Hospital St Joan de Deu, Barcelona, ES|ESP. (January 2010)

"Up to date in respiratory viral infections: RSV and H1N1." Presented at Hospital Vall de Hebron, Barcelona, ES|ESP. (January 2010)

"Treatment for RSV infections, is there anything new?." Presented at Hospital Infantil La Paz, Madrid, ES|ESP. (January 2010)

"Up-to-date in Bronchiolitis." Presented at Hospital Virgen de la Salud, Toledo, ES|ESP. (September 2010)

"RSV Disease in Special populations." Presented at 8th Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Barcelona, ES|ESP. (September 2010)

"New aspects in the management of RSV." Presented at Seminar Series, Madrid, ES|ESP. (September 2010)

"Is there anything new in the World of Bronchiolitis?." Presented at 28th Annual Pediatric Infectious Diseases Pearls Conference, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 2010)

"Biomarkers and Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Bronchiolitis." Presented at LVI Venezuelan Pediatric Annual Meeting, Maracaibo, VE|VEN. (September 2010)

"MRSA Is Not a Major Pathogen for Deep Neck Infections in Children in the 21st Century." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 48th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (October 2010)

"Blood Transcriptional Profiling Demonstrates Both Common Immune Alterations and Clinical Heterogeneity in Children with Staphylococcus Aureus Infections." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 48th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (October 2010)

"New aspects for the Prevention of Respiratory Syncytial Virus." Presented at 10th Symposium Brasileiro de Vaccinas, Gramado, BR|BRA. (July 2010)

"Genomics for Diagnosis and Disease Severity in Children with Bronchiolitis." Presented at Pontificia Universidade Catolica Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, BR|BRA. (July 2010)

"Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Genetic Variability and Viral Loads Do Not Correlate with Disease Severity in Children Hospitalized with Bronchiolitis.." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 48th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (October 2010)

"Rhinoviruses (RV) Cause Lower Respiratory Tract Infections (LRTI) as Severe as Those Caused by Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Independently of the Atopic Background.." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 48th Annual Meeting., Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (October 2010)

"The role of Genomics in Pediatric Infectious Diseases." Presented at XXIII Hispano-Mexican Pediatric Infectious Diseases Annual Meeting, Puebla de Los Angeles, MX|MEX. (November 2010)

"Can Disease Activity be Measured at the Molecular Level?: Molecular Distance to Health Assesses Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Diseases Severity in Children with Bronchiolitis.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, BC, CA|CAN. (May 2010)

"The role of genomics in Infectious Diseases." Presented at Center for Biological Defense, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US|USA. (May 2010)

"Chest Computed Tomography (CT) in Suspected Pulmonary Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Disease in Children: Is There Value?." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 48th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (October 2010)

"Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection Predisposes Mice to Severe Pneumococcal Disease and Bacteremia.." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 48th Annual Meeting., Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (October 2010)

"Profilaxis and Treatment of RSV Infections." Presented at Hospital Materno Infantil Malaga, Malaga, ES|ESP. (January 2010)

"Clinical Manifestations and Treatment of H1N1." Presented at X Course on Influenza Virus Infections, PA|PAN. (March 2010)

"Value of Genomics and molecular techniques for the Diagnosis of Respiratory Pathogens." Presented at 82 Anniversary of the Insitituto Commemorativo Gorgas de Estudio de la Salud (ICGES). International Scientific Symposium on HIV and AIDS, Panama City, PA|PAN. (August 2010)

"Strategies for the Prevention of Respiratory Viral Infections." Presented at VIII Annual Congress on Vaccines, Almeria, ES|ESP. (March 2011)

"RSV Disease in Special populations." Presented at 1st Latin American Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Rio de Janeiro, BR|BRA. (March 2011)

"Practical cases on Vaccination." Presented at VIII Annual Congress on Vaccines. Almeria, Spain March 2-4, 2011., Almeria, ES|ESP. (March 2011)

"Management of Acute RSV Infections." Presented at Advisory Board, Viena, AT|AUT. (March 2011)

"Advances in the Diagnosis of Respiratory Viral Infections." Presented at 1st Latin American Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Rio de Janeiro, BR|BRA. (March 2011)

"Bacterial Detection by PCR or Culture is Associated with Increased Disease Severity in Children with Complicated Pneumonia." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, US|USA. (May 2011)

"Preservation And Detection Of Influenza A Virus Stored On A Universal Sample Transport Optimized Platform (U-Stop).." Presented at Clinical Virology Symposium, Daytona, FL, US|USA. (May 2011)

"Shock and Hemodynamic Instability are Frequent Complications of Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Bronchiolitis." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, US|USA. (May 2011)

"Transcriptional Profiles for Diagnosis and Assessment of Disease Severity in Children with Human Rhinovirus (HRV) and RSV Bronchiolitis.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, US|USA. (May 2011)

"Respiratory Syncytial Virus: Clinical Severity Markers." Presented at International Symposium of Respiratory Infections: update 2011, Buenos Aires, AR|ARG. (May 2011)

"Immunology and Prevention of Influenza Infections." Presented at International Symposium of Respiratory Infections: 2011 update, Buenos Aires, AR|ARG. (May 2011)

"Application of Genomics in Pediatric Infectious Disease: The Importance of Viral Diagnosis." Presented at Fundacion INFANT, Buenos Aires, AR|ARG. (May 2011)

"Viral load or Type do not influence Disease Severity in Children with Human Rhinovirus (HRV) or Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Lower Respiratory Tract Infections (LRTI).." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting., Denver, CO, US|USA. (May 2011)

"Peripheral Follicular Helper T cell Numbers Correlate with Antibody Responses after Immunization with Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (TIV).." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 49th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, US|USA. (October 2011)

"Th17 downstream signaling is associated with Disease Severity in Children with Rhinovirus (HRV) bronchiolitis.." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 49th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, US|USA. (October 2011)

"Use of Blood Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) for Diagnosis of Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Infection.." Presented at PIDS Pediatric Microbial Research Conference, Memphis, TN, US|USA. (February 2011)

"What is new in the World of Bronchiolitis." Presented at 2011 Infectious Diseases Annual Meeting, Infectious Diseases Society of Puerto Rico, Fajardo, PR|PRI. (April 2011)

"The Future of the Lung of the Preterm Infant with Bronchiolitis." Presented at VIII International Meeting for Neonatologist, Sevilla, ES|ESP. (April 2011)

"Application of Genomics in Pediatric Infectious Diseases." Presented at 2011 Infectious Diseases Annual Meeting. Infectious Diseases Society of Puerto Rico, Fajardo, PR|PRI. (April 2011)

"Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV) Induces Significant Early Increase in CD4+ T follicular Helper Cells (TfH) Compared with Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (TIV)." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, US|USA. (May 2011)

"Concomitant Detection of Respiratory Viruses is Associated with Increased Disease Severity in Children with Complicated Pneumonia.." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 49th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, US|USA. (October 2011)

"Nasopharyngeal (NP) Colonization with Pathogenic Bacteria is Associated With Increased Disease Severity in Non-PICU Children with RSV Bronchiolitis.." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 49th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, US|USA. (October 2011)

"Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Bronchiolitis: The virus or the Immune Response?." Presented at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (February 2011)

"Lung Cytokine and Immunoglobulin Expression Profiles Correlate with Disease Severity in a RSV-S. pneumoniae Co-infection Model.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, US|USA. (May 2011)

"Use of Blood Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) for Diagnosis of Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Infection.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, US|USA. (May 2011)

"Management of Severe RSV infections." Presented at European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Hague, NL|NLD. (June 2011)

"Differences in Adenovirus (ADV) PCR values among acute Adenoviral Infections and Kawasaki Disease (KD).." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 49th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, US|USA. (October 2011)

"Prioritizing non-traditional Risk Groups." Presented at 9th Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Athens, GR|GRC. (September 2011)

"Current Diagnostic Methods and New Perspectives on Viral Respiratory Diseases." Presented at 9th Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Athens, GR|GRC. (September 2011)

"Detection of Respiratory Viruses is Associated with Decreased Antibiotic Use in Children with Pneumonia." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 50th Annual Meeting. ID Week., San Diego, CA. (October 2012)

"Application of Host Genome-wide Expression Profiles for Early Identification of Sepsis in Children with Cancer, Fever and Neutropenia at High Risk of Invasive Bacterial Infections." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 50th Annual Meeting. ID Week, San Diego, CA. (October 2012)

"Young Febrile Infants Evaluated in the Emergency Department Demonstrate Distinct Biosignatures for Specific Viral Infections." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 50th Annual Meeting. ID Week, San Diego, CA. (October 2012)

"Systems Analysis of the Mucosal Immune Response of Infants with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (LRTI).." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 50th Annual Meeting. ID Week., San Diego, CA. (October 2012)

"Lack of Effect of bovine Lactoferrin on Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) replication and Clinical Disease in the Mouse Model." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 50th Annual Meeting. ID Week, San Diego, CA. (October 2012)

"Persistent Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) DNAemia in Neonatal HSV Infection: What’s the Outcome?." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 50th Annual Meeting. ID Week, San Diego, CA. (October 2012)

"Epitope Specificity and Function of T cell Responses During Acute RSV Bronchiolitis and Memory in Children." Presented at 8th Annual Respiratory Syncytial Virus Symposium, Santa Fe, NM. (September 2012)

"Management of Respiratory Viral Infections in Immunocompromised patients." Presented at 10th Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Dusseldorf, DE|DEU. (September 2012)

"Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Children." Presented at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, US|USA. (September 2012)

"Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Induces a Unique Gene Expression Profile that Correlates with Disease Severity." Presented at 8th Annual Respiratory Syncytial Virus Symposium, Santa Fe, NM. (September 2012)

"Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (TIV) and Live Attenutated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV) Induce Different B cell responses in blood of Immunized Children." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 50th Annual Meeting. ID Week, San Diego, CA. (October 2012)

"Risk Factors for Severe RSV Infection." Presented at Advisory Board, Madrid, ES|ESP. (March 2012)

"How to write a Scientific Paper, the abstract, authors, use of endnotes and other bibliographic Software"; "The Importance of Statistics in Academic Medicine." Presented at VI National Congress of the Spanish Association of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (SEIP), Bilbao, ES|ESP. (March 2012)

"The Interplay Between Respiratory Viruses and Bacteria: Is it a Problem?." Presented at 2nd Latin American Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Buenos Aires, AR|ARG. (March 2012)

"Management and Control of Respiratory Viral Infections in the NICU." Presented at 2nd Latin American Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Buenos Aires, AR|ARG. (March 2012)

"Nasopharyngeal (NP) Colonization with Pathogenic Bacteria is Associated With Increased Disease Severity in Children with RSV Bronchiolitis.." Presented at European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases 30th Annual Meeting, Thessaloniki, GR|GRC. (May 2012)

"Post-RSV Induced Wheezing is Associated with Overexpression of Inflammation, Interferon and Adaptive Immunity Related Genes.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, US|USA. (May 2012)

"The Conundrum of RSV Infection: new insights into and old problem." Presented at Medical Grand Rounds, Columbus, US|USA. (February 2012)

"RNA Transcriptional Profiling for Diagnosis of Serious Bacterial Infections (SBIs) in Young Febrile Infants." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, US|USA. (May 2012)

"Transcriptional Profiles for Diagnosis and To Assess Response to Therapy in Children with Kawasaki Disease.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, US|USA. (May 2012)

"Decreased Innate Immunity Cytokine Production is Associated with Worse Outcomes in Children with Severe RSV Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (LRTI).." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, US|USA. (May 2012)

"The Importance of Research In Pediatrics." Presented at 61th Annual Meeting of the Spanish Academy of Pediatrics, Granada, ES|ESP. (May 2012)

"The Role of Gene Expression Profiles for Diagnosis and Assessment of Disease Severity in Respiratory Viral Infections." Presented at 3oth annual Meeting of the European Society Pediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID)., Thessaloniki, GR|GRC. (May 2012)

"Risk factors for RSV Bronchiolitis." Presented at XXXIV Annual Congress of the Spanish Association of Pediatric Pulmonology, San Sebastian, ES|ESP. (May 2012)

"Bronchiolitis and its long term consequences, from bench to bed." Presented at XXXIV Annual Congress of the Spanish Association of Pediatric Pulmonology, San Sebastian, ES|ESP. (May 2012)

"Severe RSV Infection is Associated with a Selective Defect in Monocyte Activation.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, US|USA. (May 2012)

"Practical Implications of viral-bacterial (S. pneumoniae) interactions." Presented at V Symposium of Pediatrics in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the Importance of Vaccines, Malaga, ES|ESP. (January 2012)

"Up-to-date in the Diagnosis of Respiratory Viral Infections." Presented at V Symposium of Pediatrics in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the Importance of Vaccines, Malaga, ES|ESP. (January 2012)

"Empiric vs Targeted Acyclovir Therapy for Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Infection.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, US|USA. (May 2012)

"Molecular Distance to Health (MDTH) for Severity Assessment in Children Hospitalized with Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP).." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (May 2013)

"Young Infants with Influenza Infection (Flu-I) Showed Higher Expression of Interferon, Inflammation and Monocyte Genes Compared with Older Infants/Toddlers and Older Adults.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (May 2013)

"Severity and Outcomes of Respiratory Viral Infections: Is it the Host, the Pathogen or both?." Presented at Pediatric Academy Society (PAS-SPR) annual meeting, Washington, DC. (May 2013)

"Prevention of Respiratory Infections in Pediatrics." Presented at XI Colombian Meting on Infectious Diseases (ACIN), Cartagena, CO|COL. (May 2013)

"The Conundrum of RSV Infection: new insights to an old problem." Presented at 3rd Japan Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Tokyo, JP|JPN. (June 2013)

"Diagnostic work-up for for Sepsis, antimicrobial management in the NICU." Presented at 11th Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Vienna, AT|AUT. (September 2013)

"Herpes Viruses." Presented at Residents Didactic Lectures, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 2013)

"Academic Career in Pediatrics." Presented at X Annual Congress on Vaccines, Almeria, ES|ESP. (October 2013)

"Severity and Outcomes of Respiratory Viral Infections: Is it the Host or the Pathogen…or both?." Presented at Grand Rounds, BC Childrens, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (November 2013)

"Update on Respiratory Viruses." Presented at Lounge and Learn Series, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (March 2013)

"The Importance of Respiratory Viruses." Presented at International Meeting of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, SLIPE-SADIP, Buenos Aires, AR|ARG. (March 2013)

"Severity and Outcomes of Respiratory Viral Infections: Is it the Host or the Pathogen." Presented at 3rd Latin American Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Mexico City, MX|MEX. (March 2013)

"RSV prophylaxis in high risk patients. Experience with palivizumab." Presented at International Meeting of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, SLIPE-SADIP, Buenos Aires, AR|ARG. (March 2013)

"Kawasaki Disease." Presented at International Meeting of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, SLIPE-SADIP, Buenos Aires, AR|ARG. (March 2013)

"Infection Control in the NICU: Management of Outbreaks." Presented at 3rd Latin American Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Mexico City, DF, MX|MEX. (March 2013)

"Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Children Pulmonary Integrated Pathway." Presented at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (April 2013)

"Pathogenesis and Severity of RSV infection." Presented at College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (May 2013)

"Genomics on Respiratory Viral Infections." Presented at XI Colombian Meting on Infectious Diseases (ACIN), Cartagena, CO|COL. (May 2013)

"Advances in the Diagnosis of Respiratory Viral Infections." Presented at XI Colombian Meeting on Infectious Diseases (ACIN), Cartagena, CO|COL. (May 2013)

"Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection is Associated Impaired Monocyte Activation in both the Mucosal and Systemic Compartments.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (May 2013)

"Mycoplasma Pneumoniae (Mp) Induces a Robust Host Transcriptional Profile that Allows Discrimination from Pyogenic Bacteria (PB) in Children Hospitalized with Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP).." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 51th Annual Meeting. ID Week., San Francisco, CA. (October 2013)

"Transcriptional Profiling to Discrimiante Bacterial vs. Viral Lower Respiratory Tract Infections (LRTI) in Hospitalized Adults.." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 51th Annual Meeting. ID Week., San Francisco, CA. (October 2013)

"New Strategies for the Prevention of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections." Presented at X Annual Congress on Vaccines, Almeria, ES|ESP. (October 2013)

"Role of Genomics Role of genomics in respiratory Viral infections." Presented at Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (November 2013)

"Infections in the Newborn Infant." Presented at Residents lecture series, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (November 2013)

"The Conundrum of RSV Infection: New Insights into and Old Problem." Presented at Ohio Virology Association (OVA). The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (December 2013)

"Profiles of severity in infants with RSV infection." Presented at VII National Congress of the Spanish Association of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (SEIP), Santiago Compostela, ES|ESP. (March 2014)

"Up to date on RSV Vaccines." Presented at XVII Congress on Vaccines, Barcelona, ES|ESP. (April 2014)

"RSV infections: new challenges for 2014." Presented at XXXVI National Congress of the Spanish Association of Pediatric Pulmonology (SENP), Malaga, ES|ESP. (May 2014)

"How to write a scientific paper. Starting Clinical Research in an Academic Environment." Presented at XXXVI National Congress of the Spanish Association of Pediatric Pulmonology (SENP), Malaga, ES|ESP. (May 2014)

"Concomitant infection with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and Human Rhinovirus Virus (HRV) induces greater interferon responses in the respiratory mucosa.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (May 2014)

"Rates of Nasopharyngeal (NP) Colonization with S. pneumoniae (SPn) Are Significantly Higher in Infants with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (LRTI).." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (May 2014)

"Detection of Gram-negative bacteria in the nasopharynx (NP) correlates with Enhanced Disease Severity in Infants with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI).." Presented at 54th ICAAC Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. (September 2014)

"Detection of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in Cerebrospinal Fluid of Infants with Congenital CMV Infection: Is It Worth Doing the Lumbar Puncture?." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 52th Annual Meeting. ID Week., Philadelphia, PA. (October 2014)

"Bronchiolitis: when to admit?, ready to discharge?." Presented at 12th Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Athens, GR|GRC. (October 2014)

"Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infections: Is it the Host, the Pathogen." Presented at Center for Microbial Interface Biology (CMIB) Work in Progress Discussion Group. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (February 2014)

"Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Children." Presented at Pulmonary Integrated Pathway. The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (April 2014)

"Management of Newborns Delivered to Women with Active Genital Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Lesions: Is Current Guidance Optimal?." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (May 2014)

"Transcriptional Profile Analysis Uncovers Bacterial Co-infections in Children Hospitalized with Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP).." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (May 2014)

"Qualitative and Quantitative Differences in Innate and Adaptive Host Immune Responses to Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in Key Target Populations for Vaccine Development.." Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (May 2014)

"Update on RSV pathogenesis: Challenges for 2014." Presented at Department of Virology, Facultad de Medicina UNAM, Mexico DF, MX|MEX. (September 2014)

"Transcriptional Profiling Discriminates Complete and Incomplete Kawasaki Disease (KD) from Adenovirus Infection.." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 52th Annual Meeting. ID Week., Philadelphia, PA. (October 2014)

"Gene Expression Profiles Discriminate Between Young Children with Human Rhinovirus (HRV) Symptomatic Infection vs Asymptomatic Detection.." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 52th Annual Meeting. ID Week., Philadelphia, PA. (October 2014)

"Advances in the Diagnosis of Respiratory Viral Infections." Presented at XV International Meeting in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cali, CO|COL. (October 2014)

"Viral-Bacterial Interactions in Infants with Bronchiolitis." Presented at 12th Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Athens, GR|GRC. (October 2014)

"New Aspects Regarding Treatment and Vaccines against RSV." Presented at XV International Meeting in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cali, CO|COL. (October 2014)

"Implementation of Routine Testing for Human Rhinovirus (HRV) detection and quantitation. Impact of Coinfections, Age and Disease Severity.." Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 52th Annual Meeting. ID Week., Philadelphia, PA. (October 2014)

"Case studies: Congenital CMV." Presented at 12th Annual Global Experts’ Meeting on Respiratory Viruses, Athens, GR|GRC. (October 2014)

 

Professional Activities

present 8th Global Expert Meeting in Respiratory Viral Infections. Miami, FL.
present 7th Global Expert Meeting in Respiratory Viral Infections.
present Spanish Society of Hospital Pediatrics (SEPHO).
present 61th Annual Meeting of the Spanish Academy of Pediatrics. Spanish Academy of Pediatrics.
present K-12, Masters in Clinical Sciences. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH.
present Topic Symposium. PAS/SPR 2013 Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Society/Society for Pediatric Research.
present Topic Symposium. PAS/SPR 2014 Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Society/Society for Pediatric Research.
2006 - present External Reviewer. Swiss National Science Foundation.
2009 - present External Adivsor, Pediatrics Department. Universidad de Chile.
2011 - present PAS/SPR 2011 Annual Meeting. Pediatric Academic Society/Society for Pediatric Research.
2011 - present Visiting Professor. Santiago de Chile Medical School, Hospital Luis Calvo Mackenna.
2011 - present Consultant. Gilead Biopharma.
2011 - present Advisory Board. Abbott Laboratories.
2012 - present Consultant. Janssen Infectious Diseases BVBA.
2012 - present Consultant. Alios Biopharma.
2013 - present Abstract Reviewer. PAS/SPR 2013 Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Society/Society for Pediatric Research.
2013 - present Consultant. Abbvie.
1999 Childhood Neurology Course in the diary practice. H.G.U. Gregorio Maranon.
2000 2nd Meeting in Pediatric Infectius Diseases Update. H.G.U. Gregorio Maranon.
2001 Scientific Communications Moderator. Spanish Academy of Pediatrics.
2010 Clinical Applications of Microarrays. 28th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Pediatric Research.
2012 Advisory Board, Severe RSV infections in the NICU, PICU and Hemato-Oncology Units.
2012 Conference Participation (Chair). Spanish Academy of Pediatrics, 61th Annual Meeting.