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Eva Acosta Rodríguez

Education

Ph. D. in Immunology
National University of Córdoba. Argentina, 2004

Current position

Adjunct Professor and Adjunct Investigator (tenure). Center for Research in Clinical Biochemistry and Immunology. National University of Cordoba. Argentina

Publications

  1. Giambartolomei, G. H., Scian, R., Acosta-Rodriguez, E., Fossati, C. A. and Delpino, M. V. (2012). Brucella abortus-infected macrophages modulate T lymphocytes to promote osteoclastogenesis via IL-17. Am J Pathol 181(3): 887-896.
  2. Tosello Boari, J., Amezcua Vesely, M. C., Bermejo, D. A., Ramello, M. C., Montes, C. L., Cejas, H., Gruppi, A. and Acosta Rodriguez, E. V. (2012). IL-17RA signaling reduces inflammation and mortality during Trypanosoma cruzi infection by recruiting suppressive IL-10-producing neutrophils. PLoS Pathog 8(4): e1002658.
  3. Amezcua Vesely, M. C., Schwartz, M., Bermejo, D. A., Montes, C. L., Cautivo, K. M., Kalergis, A. M., Rawlings, D. J., Acosta-Rodriguez, E. V. and Gruppi, A. (2012). FcgammaRIIb and BAFF differentially regulate peritoneal B1 cell survival. J Immunol 188(10): 4792-4800.
  4. Amezcua Vesely, M. C., Bermejo, D. A., Montes, C. L., Acosta-Rodriguez, E. V. and Gruppi, A. (2012). B-Cell Response during Protozoan Parasite Infections. J Parasitol Res 2012: 362131.
  5. Knubel, C. P., Martinez, F. F., Acosta Rodriguez, E. V., Altamirano, A., Rivarola, H. W., Diaz Lujan, C., Fretes, R. E., Cervi, L. and Motran, C. C. (2011). 3-Hydroxy kynurenine treatment controls T. cruzi replication and the inflammatory pathology preventing the clinical symptoms of chronic Chagas disease. PLoS One 6(10): e26550.
  6. Bermejo, D. A., Amezcua Vesely, M. C., Khan, M., Acosta Rodriguez, E. V., Montes, C. L., Merino, M. C., Toellner, K. M., Mohr, E., Taylor, D., Cunningham, A. F. and Gruppi, A. (2011). Trypanosoma cruzi infection induces a massive extrafollicular and follicular splenic B-cell response which is a high source of non-parasite-specific antibodies. Immunology 132(1): 123-133.
  7. Bermejo, D. A., Amezcua-Vesely, M. C., Montes, C. L., Merino, M. C., Gehrau, R. C., Cejas, H., Acosta-Rodriguez, E. V. and Gruppi, A. (2010). BAFF mediates splenic B cell response and antibody production in experimental Chagas disease. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4(5): e679.
  8. Merino, M. C., Montes, C. L., Acosta-Rodriguez, E. V., Bermejo, D. A., Amezcua-Vesely, M. C. and Gruppi, A. (2010). Peritoneum from Trypanosoma cruzi-infected mice is a homing site of Syndecan-1 neg plasma cells which mainly provide non-parasite-specific antibodies. Int Immunol 22(5): 399-410.
  9. Napolitani, G.*, Acosta-Rodriguez, E. V.*, Lanzavecchia, A. and Sallusto, F. (2009). Prostaglandin E2 enhances Th17 responses via modulation of IL-17 and IFN-gamma production by memory CD4+ T cells. Eur J Immunol 39(5): 1301-1312.( *equal contribution to manuscript)
  10. Montes, C. L., Acosta-Rodriguez, E. V., Merino, M. C., Bermejo, D. A. and Gruppi, A. (2007). Polyclonal B cell activation in infections: infectious agents' devilry or defense mechanism of the host? J Leukoc Biol 82(5): 1027-1032.
  11. Acosta-Rodriguez, E. V., Napolitani, G., Lanzavecchia, A. and Sallusto, F. (2007). Interleukins 1beta and 6 but not transforming growth factor-beta are essential for the differentiation of interleukin 17-producing human T helper cells. Nat Immunol 8(9): 942-949.
  12. Acosta Rodriguez, E. V., Zuniga, E. I., Montes, C. L., Merino, M. C., Bermejo, D. A., Amezcua Vesely, M. C., Motran, C. C. and Gruppi, A. (2007). Trypanosoma cruzi infection beats the B-cell compartment favouring parasite establishment: can we strike first? Scand J Immunol 66(2-3): 137-142.
  13. Acosta-Rodriguez, E. V., Rivino, L., Geginat, J., Jarrossay, D., Gattorno, M., Lanzavecchia, A., Sallusto, F. and Napolitani, G. (2007). Surface phenotype and antigenic specificity of human interleukin 17-producing T helper memory cells. Nat Immunol 8(6): 639-646.
  14. Acosta-Rodriguez, E. V., Merino, M. C., Montes, C. L., Motran, C. C. and Gruppi, A. (2007). Cytokines and chemokines shaping the B-cell compartment. Cytokine Growth Factor Rev 18(1-2): 73-83.
  15. Acosta-Rodriguez, E. V., Craxton, A., Hendricks, D. W., Merino, M. C., Montes, C. L., Clark, E. A. and Gruppi, A. (2007). BAFF and LPS cooperate to induce B cells to become susceptible to CD95/Fas-mediated cell death. Eur J Immunol 37(4): 990-1000.
Protocols by Eva Acosta Rodríguez
  1. Adoptive Transfer of Isolated Bone Marrow Neutrophils