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Dr. Alicia Rodríguez Pla

Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, Spain


Email: Alicia.Pla@Baylorhealth.edu 

 

Qualifications

2005-2007  Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, The Division of Molecular and Clinical Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA

2003-2005  Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, The Stanley Division of Developmental Neurovirology, Johns Hopkins University, USA

1999-2003  Ph.D., Teaching Unit of Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

 

Publications (Selected)

  1. Rodríguez-Pla A, de Miguel G, López-Contreras J, de Llobet JM, Llauger J, Díaz C. Bilateral blindness in Takayasu’s disease. Scand J Rheumatol 1996;25:394-4.
  2. Guardiola JM, Rodríguez-Pla A, López-Contreras J, Llobet JM, Domingo P, Franco M, Díaz C, Vázquez G. Simultaneous presence of c-ANCA and p-ANCA in a patient with concurrent Churg-Strauss syndrome and giant cell temporal arteritis. Scand J Rheumatol 2000;29(1):68-9.
  3. Rodríguez-Pla A, Moreno-Muelas JV, Rosselló-Urgell J, Obach-Benach J, Asensi-Roldós E. Osteitis Condensans Ilii: a cause of low back pain? A Case-Controlled, Retrospective Study. J Musculoskeletal Pain 2004;12(2):65-70.
  4. Rodríguez-Pla A, Bosch-Gil JA, Echevarría-Mayo JE, Rosselló-Urgell J, Solans-Laque R, Huguet-Redecilla P, Stone JH, Vilardell-Tarres M. No detection of Parvovirus B19 or Herpesviruses DNA in Giant Cell Arteritis: No association with disease propagation. J Clin Virol 2004;31(1):11-5.
  5. Rosselló-Urgell J, Rodríguez-Pla A. Behavior of cross-sectional surveys in the hospital setting. A simulation model. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2005;26(4):362-8.   
  6. Rodríguez-Pla A, Bosch-Gil JA, Rosselló-Urgell J, Huguet-Redecilla P, Stone JH, Vilardell-Tarres M. Metalloproteinase-2 and -9 in Giant Cell Arteritis: Involvement in Vascular Remodeling. Circulation 2005;112(2):264-9.
  7. Rodríguez-Pla A, Stone JH. Vasculitis and Systemic Infections. Curr Opin Rheum 2006;18(1):39-47.
  8. Rodríguez-Pla A, Rosselló-Urgell J, Bosch-Gil J, Huguet-Redecilla P, Vilardell-Tarres M. A Proposal to Decrease the Number of Negative Temporal Artery Biopsies. Scand J Rheumatol 2007;36(2):111-8.
  9. Rodríguez-Pla A, Beaty TH, Savino PJ, Eagle RC Jr, Seo P, Soloski MJ. Association of a Nonsynonymous Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism of Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 with Giant Cell Arteritis. Arthritis and Rheum 2008;58(6):1849-1853.
  10. Rodríguez-Pla A, Martínez-Murillo F, Savino PJ, Eagle RC Jr, Seo P, Soloski MJ. MMP-12, A Novel Matrix Metalloproteinase Associated with Giant Cell Arteritis. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2009;48(11):1460-1.