M. Asuncion Mejias, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

M. Asuncion Mejias, MD, Ph.D

M. Asuncion Mejias, MD, Ph.D

Contact Information

Infectious Diseases
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4404
FX: (614) 722-4458
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The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Room WA4022
Columbus, Ohio 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722.2735
FX: (614) 722.3680

Biography

Asuncion Mejias, MD, PhD is a principal investigator in the Center for Vaccines and Immunity at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital. She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the The Ohio State University College of Medicine and faculty from the Division of Infectious Diseases. Her research program focuses on the immunopathogenesis of respiratory viral infections and the mechanisms of viral-host interaction using a multidisciplinary approach, with particular emphasis on respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection.

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Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish
  • English

Research Interests

Research Center:

Areas of Interest:

  • Our lab studies the pathogenesis of respiratory viral infections in depth, with particular emphasis on Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). RSV infection is the leading cause of hospitalization in infants in the US, however therapeutic options are limited and no vaccine is yet available to prevent the infection. To gain insight in to the pathogenesis of the disease we have developed a global, multidisciplinary approach, performing studies in the mouse model of RSV and in children with respiratory viral infections. In parallel, we perform detailed studies on the virus itself and we are characterizing the host differences in disease severity applying microarray analysis. Gene expression analyses has allowed us to better understand the mechanisms of the disease, but also to assess disease severity, responses to therapy and eventually predict outcomes in children with RSV, influenza or rhinovirus infections among others.

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Facultad deMedicina University de Malaga
    Date Completed: 07/31/1995

Internship

  • Hospital Generol Universitario Gregario Maranon
    Date Completed: 04/30/2001

Residency

  • Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón
    Date Completed: 06/30/2001

Fellowship

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Date Completed: 09/30/2006

Graduate School

  • University Autonóma of Madrid & Facultad de Medicina, University of Málaga, Spain
    Date Completed: 06/30/2010

Master's

  • MSCS, Masters in Clinical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
    Date Completed: 06/30/2011

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Infectious Diseases

Specialty:

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 02/26/2010

Professional Experience

2009–present

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Nationwide Children's Hospital.

2009–present

  • Investigator, Center for Vaccines and Immunity, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

2007–2009

  • Clinical Research Scholar, Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

2007–2009

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

2006–2007

  • Senior Research Scientist, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Publications

  • Mejias,Asuncion; Ramilo,Octavio. 2014. Transcriptional profiling in infectious diseases: Ready for prime time?.  JOURNAL OF INFECTION. Vol. 68, no. January: S94-S99.
  • Ramilo O, Mejias A. 2014. It is time for a Comprehensive Analytical Approach in Clinical Studies: Virus vs Host Interactions and Influenza Disease Severity.  Am J Resp Crit Care Med. Vol. 189, no. 4. (January): 385-6.
  • Wallihan R, Mejias A. 2014. Genital Mycoplasmas (Mycoplasma hominis, Mycoplasma genitalium, and Ureaplasma urealyticum). In Nelson Text Book of Pediatrics. 20th Ed ed. na: Elsevier (Saunders).
  • Ardura MI, Mejias A. 2014. Hansen's Disease (Mycobacterium leprae). In Nelson Text Book of Pediatrics. 20th Ed ed. na: Elsevier (Saunders).
  • Mejias A, Ramilo O. 2014. Mycoplasma Pnumoniae. In Nelson Text Book of Pediatrics. 20th Ed ed. na: Elsevier (Saunders).
  • Mejias A,Ramilo O. 2014. Respiratory Syncytial Virus. In Cruz, Tratado de Pediatria. 11th Ed ed. na: Ergon.
  • Mella,Cesar; Hall,Mark,W; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. 2013. Innate Immune Dysfunction in RSV: What Is the Role of Ventilation? Reply.  JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 208, no. 11. (December): 1924-1925.
  • 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. 2013. 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): ee1001549.
  • Gualdi, L, Mertz, S, Gomez, AM, Ramilo, O, Wittke, A, Mejias, A. 2013. 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): 188-195.
  • Mejias,Asuncion; Hall,Mark,W; Ramilo,Octavio. 2013. Immune monitoring of children with respiratory syncytial virus infection.  Expert review of clinical immunology. Vol. 9, no. 5. (May): 393-395.
  • Ramilo, O, Mejias, A. 2013. Recent Advances in the Treatment of Bonchiolitis: Perspectives for 2013.  An Pediatr (Barc). Vol. 78, no. 4. (April): 205-7.
  • Escosa L, Ramilo O, Mejias A. 2013. High dose daptomicin for disseminated MRSA infection.  An Pediatr (Barc). Vol. 78, no. 3. (March): 185-8.
  • Bentebibel SE, Lopez S, Obermoser G, Schmitt N, Mueller C, Harrod C, Flano E, Mejias A, Albrecht RA, Blankenship D, Xu H, Pascual V, Banchereau J, Garcia-Sastre A, Palucka AK, Ramilo O, Ueno H. 2013. Induction of ICOS+CXCR3+CXCR5+ TH Cells Correlates with Antibody Responses to Influenza Vaccination.  Sci Transl Med. Vol. 5, no. 176. (March): e176ra32.
  • Escosa-Garcia,L; Ramilo,O; Mejias,A. 2013. High-dose daptomycin use in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus disseminated infection.  ANALES DE PEDIATRIA. Vol. 78, no. 3. (March): 185-188.
  • 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. 2013. Induction of ICOS(+)CXCR3(+)CXCR5(+) T-H Cells Correlates with Antibody Responses to Influenza Vaccination.  SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE. Vol. 5, no. 176. (March): e176ra32.
  • Bolton, M, Wang, W, Hang, A, Ramilo, O, Mejias, A, Jaggi, P. 2013. Predictors for Successful Treatment of Pediatric Deep Neck Infections Using Antimicrobials Alone.  Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol. 32, no. 9. (March): 1034-6.
  • Mella C, Suarez-Arrabal MC, Lopez S, Stephens J, Fernandez S, Hall M, Ramilo O, Mejias A. 2013. Innate immune dysfunction is associated with enhanced disease severity in infants with respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis.  J Infect Dis. Vol. 207, no. 4. (February): 564-73.
  • Mella,Cesar; Suarez-Arrabal,M,Carmen; Lopez,Santiago; Stephens,Julie; Fernandez,Soledad; Hall,Mark,W; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. 2013. 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): 564-573.
  • Tripp A, Mejias A, Ramilo O. 2013. Host Gene Expression and RSV Infection. In Challenges and Opportunities for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccines. Edited by Graham B and Anderson L, Springer. na: Springer.
  • Ramilo O and Mejias A. 2013. Diagnosis and Classification of Pathogens. In Genomic and Personalized Medicine, 2nd Edition. 2nd ed. Saunders: Elsevier.
  • Hahn A, Wang W, Jaggi P, Dvorchik I, Ramlo O, Koranyi K, Mejias A. 2013. Human metapneumovirus infections are associated with severe morbidity inhospitalized children of all ages.  Epidemiol Infect. Vol. 7, no. January: 1-11.
  • Jaggi P, Kajon A, Mejias A, Ramilo O, Leber A. 2013. Human adenovirus (HAdV) in Kawasaki Disease: A Confounding Bystander?.  Clinical Infect Dis. Vol. 56, no. 1. (January): 58-64.
  • Mejias A, Ramilo O. 2013. Defining the burden of Respiratory Syncytial irus (Editorial).  J Pediatr (Rio J). Vol. 89, no. 6. (January): 517-9.
  • Chang ML, Jordan-Villegas A, Evans A, Bhore R, Brock E, Mejias A, Siegel JD. 2012. 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): 990-997 (0.803).
  • Cantey,Joseph,B; Mejias,Asuncion; Wallihan,Rebecca; Doern,Christopher; Brock,Evangeline; Salamon,Douglas; Marcon,Mario; Sanchez,Pablo,J. 2012. Use of Blood Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing for Diagnosis of Herpes Simplex Virus Infection.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS. Vol. 161, no. 2. (August): 357-361.
  • Mejias A; Ramilo O. 2012. Parainfluenza Viruses. In Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 4th Edition. 4th ed. St Louis: Elsevier.
  • Vecino R, Santiago B, Baquero-Artigao F, López GL, García C, Muñoz G, Prieto G, Martínez A, de José MI, Mejías A. 2012. Tuberculosis in Pediatric Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients.  Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol. 31, no. 7. (July): 774-777.
  • Cernada,Maria; Badia,Natalia; Modesto,Vicente; Alonso,Ricardo; Mejias,Asuncion; Golombek,Sergio; Vento,Maximo. 2012. Cord blood interleukin-6 as a predictor of early-onset neonatal sepsis.  Acta Paediatr. Vol. 101, no. 5. (May): e203-7.
  • Ioannidis I, McNally B, Willette M, Peeples ME, Chaussabel D, Durbin JE, Ramilo O, Mejias A, Flano E. 2012. Plasticity and virus-specificity of the airway epithelial cell immune response during respiratory viral infection.  J Virol. Vol. 86, no. 10. (May): 5422-36.
  • Manzoni,P; Paes,B; Resch,B; Mejias,A; Ramilo,O; Carbonell-Estrany,X; Bont,L. 2012. 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, no. May: S34-41.
  • Nadorlik,Holly; Marcon,Mario; Koranyi,Katalin; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. 2012. A 2-month-old With Bacteremia and Gastroenteritis.  Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol. 31, no. 2. (February): 210-216.
  • Nadorlik,Holly; Marcon,Mario; Koranyi,Katalin; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion; Azimi,Parvin,H; Lee,Brian. 2012. A 2-month-old with bacteremia and gastroenteritis. Campylobacter jejuni bacteremia.  Pediatric infectious disease journal. Vol. 31, no. 2. (February): 210-16.
  • Garcia,Carla; Soriano-Fallas,Alejandra; Lozano,Juanita; Leos,Nora; Gomez,Ana,M; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. 2012. 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): 86-89.
  • 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. 2012. Host immune transcriptional profiles reflect the variability in clinical disease manifestations in patients with Staphylococcus aureus infections.  PloS one. Vol. 7, no. 4. (January): ee34390.
  • 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. 2011. Whole Blood Transcriptional Monitoring of Acute HIV-1 Infection Reveals Differential Signatures of Host Immune Activation. In AIDS Vaccine
  • 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. 2011. Saliva Polymerase-Chain-Reaction Assay for Cytomegalovirus Screening in Newborns.  NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. Vol. 364, no. 22. (June): 2111-2118.
  • Boppana SB, Ross SA, Shimamura M, Palmer AL, Ahmed A, Michaels MG, Sánchez PJ, Bernstein DI, Tolan RW Jr, Novak Z, Chowdhury N, Britt WJ, Fowler KB; National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders CHIMES Study. 2011. Saliva polymerase-chain-reaction assay for cytomegalovirus screening in newborns.  N Engl J Med. Vol. 364, no. 22. (June): 2111-8 (53.29) Citation Count: 8.
  • Mejias A, Ramilo O. 2011. Pneumococcal Pneumonia in preschool children: viral coinfection does not worsen clincial outcome.  Ped Infect Dis J. Vol. 30, no. 2. (January): 183-84.
  • Mejias A, Ramilo O. 2011. Interventions to Prevent Long-term Consequences of Bronchiolitis.  Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews. Vol. 7, no. 3. (January): 183-6.
  • Mella, C; Mejias, A; Muszynski, J; Hall, M; Ramilo, O. 2010. Relationships Between Viral Pathogen, Bacterial Co-Infection, And Outcomes From Bronchiolitis In Critically Ill Children. In Society for Critical Care Medicine
  • Garcia,Carla,G; Bhore,Rafia; Soriano-Fallas,Alejandra; Trost,Margaret; Chason,Rebecca; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. 2010. Risk Factors for Bronchiolitis-related Hospitalizations: Differences between Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and non-RSV Bronchiolitis.  Pediatrics. Vol. 126, no. 6. (December): e1453-e1460.
  • Mejias, A, Ramilo O. 2010. RSV and Asthma, What is the Evidence. In Sibilancias del Lactante. Madrid: Ed. Luzan.
  • 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. 2010. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) RNA Loads in Peripheral Blood Correlates with Disease Severity in Mice.  Respiratory Research. Vol. 11, no. September: e125.
  • 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. 2010. An interferon-inducible neutrophil-driven blood transcriptional signature in human tuberculosis.  NATURE. Vol. 466, no. 7309. (August): 973-U98.
  • Berry MP, Graham CM, McNab FW, Xu Z, Bloch SA, Oni T, Wilkinson KA, Banchereau R, Skinner J, Wilkinson RJ, Quinn C, Blankenship D, Dhawan R, Cush JJ, Mejias A, Ramilo O, Kon OM, Pascual V, Banchereau J, Chaussabel D, O'Garra A. 2010. An interferon-inducible neutrophil-driven blood transcriptional signature in human tuberculosis.  Nature. Vol. 466, no. 7309. (August): 973-977 (36.280) Citation Count: 119.
  • Techasaensiri,Benyachalee; Techasaensiri,Chonnamet; Mejas,Asuncion; McCracken,George,H; Ramilo,Octavio. 2010. Viral Coinfections in Children With Invasive Pneumococcal Disease.  PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 29, no. 6. (June): 519-523.
  • Boppana SB, Ross SA, Novak Z, Shimamura M, Tolan RW Jr, Palmer AL, Ahmed A, Michaels MG, Sánchez PJ, Bernstein DI, Britt WJ, Fowler KB; National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders CMV and Hearing Multicenter Screening (CHIMES) Study. 2010. Dried blood spot real-time polymerase chain reaction assays to screen newborns for congenital cytomegalovirus infection.  JAMA. Vol. 303, no. 14. (April): 1375-82 (30.026) Citation Count: 32.
  • 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. 2010. 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): 1375-1382.
  • Techasaensiri B, Techasaensiri C, Mejias A, McCracken GH Jr, Ramilo O. 2010. Viral coinfections in children with invasive pneumococcal disease.  Ped Infect Dis J. Vol. 29, no. 6. (January): 519-523. (3.06) Citation Count: 8.
  • Santiago B, McCloud B, Mejias A. 2010. An 11 month old with Pneumonia and rash.  Revista Pediatrica de Panama. Vol. 39, no. 3. (January): 37-41.
  • Jordan-Villegas,Alejandro; Chang,Michael,L; Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. 2010. Concomitant Respiratory Viral Infection in Children with Kawasaki Disease.  Ped Infect Dis J. Vol. 29, no. 8. (January): 770-772.
  • Rodriguez R, Mejias A, and Ramilo O. 2010. Acute Bronchiolitis Infections in the Community.  n/a.
  • Rodriguez R, Mejias A, and Ramilo O. 2010. Acute Bronchiolitis. In Treatment Guidelines for Pediatric Infectious Diseases in the Emergency Department. Madrid: Drug Farma S.L.
  • Mejias A and Ramilo O. 2010. RSV and Asthma, what is the evidence?.  Ed. Luzan. Vol. 1, no. January: 1-10.
  • 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. 2009. The blood transcriptional response to early acute HIV infection is transient and responsive to antiretroviral therapy. In Retrovirology
  • Ramilo,Octavio; Mejias,Asuncion. 2009. Shifting the Paradigm: Host Gene Signatures for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases.  CELL HOST & MICROBE. Vol. 6, no. 3. (September): 199-200.
  • Ramilo O, Mejias A. 2009. Shifting the paradigm: host gene signatures for diagnosis of infectious diseases.  Cell Host Microbe. Vol. 6, no. 3. (September): 199-200 (13.021).
  • Mejias,A; Sanchez,P,J. 2009. Update on cytomegalovirus.  ANALES DE PEDIATRIA. Vol. 70, no. 6. (June): 517-518.
  • Banchereau, R; Ardura, M; Di Pucchio, T; Mejias, A; Chaussabel, D; Banchereau, J; Ramilo, O. 2009. Decreased Central Memory T Cells and Increased Monocytes in Children with Invasive Staphylococcus Aureus. In Federation-of-Clinical-Immunology-Societies
  • Ardura,Monica,I; Banchereau,Romain; Mejias,Asuncion; Di Pucchio,Tiziana; Glaser,Casey; Allantaz,Florence; pascual,Virginia; Banchereau,Jacques; Chaussabel,Damien; Ramilo,Octavio. 2009. Enhanced Monocyte Response and Decreased Central Memory T Cells in Children with Invasive Staphylococcus aureus Infections.  PLOS ONE. Vol. 4, no. 5. (May): ee5446.
  • Mejias A, Ramilo O. 2009. Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Persistent Infection of Dendritic Cells Reply.  Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol. 28, no. 5. (May): 450-451. (2.85).
  • Ardura M, Banchereau R, Mejías A, Di Pucchio T, Glaser C, Allantaz F, Pascual V, Banchereau J, Chaussabel D and Ramilo O. 2009. System Biology Approach to Invasive Staphylococcus Aureus Infections Reveals Reduced Central Memory T cells and Increase Monocytes.  PLOS One. Vol. 4, no. 5. (January): ee5446.
  • 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. 2009. 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): 477-485.
  • Mejias, A; Bustos, R; Ardura, M,I; Ramirez, C; Sanchez, P,J. 2009. Persistence of Herpes Simplex Virus DNA in Cerebrospinal Fluid of Neonates with Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis.  J Perinatol. Vol. 4, no. January: 290-296.
  • Mejías, A, Rodríguez R and Ramilo, O. 2009. Bronchiolitis. In Pediatric Infectious Disease Guidelines in the Emergency Department. Madrid: Edika Med Editorial.
  • Mejías, A, García C, Rodríguez R and Ramilo, O. 2009. Virus respiratorio sincitial y otros virus en las sibilancias del lactante. In Sibilancias del Lactante. Madrid: LUZAN 5 SA.
  • Mejias, A and Sanchez JP. 2009. Update on Cytomegalovirus.  An Pediatr (Barc). Vol. 70, no. 6. (January): 517-518 (0.36).
  • Torres J.P, Mejias A, and O. Ramilo. 2009. Legionelosis. In Libro de Infectología de la Asociación Española de Pediatria. Madrid: Asociación Española de Pediatria.
  • Mejias A, Torres J.P and O. Ramilo. 2009. Virus Respiratorio Sincitial. In Libro de Infectología de la Asociación Española de Pediatría. Madrid: Asociación Española de Pediatría.
  • Gill,Michelle,A; Long,Kristin; Kwon,Theresa; Muniz,Luz; Mejias,Asuncion; Connolly,John; Roy,Lonnie; Banchereau,Jacques; Ramilo,Octavio. 2008. 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): 1667-1676.
  • Gill MA, Long K, Kwon T, Muniz L, Mejias A, Connolly J, Roy L, Banchereau J, Ramilo O. 2008. Differential recruitment of dendritic cells and monocytes to respiratory mucosal sites in children with influenza virus or respiratory syncytial virus infection.  J Infect Dis. Vol. 198, no. 11. (December): 1667-76 (5.68) Citation Count: 16.
  • Gill,Michelle,A; Long,Kristin; Kwon,Theresa; Muniz,Luz; Mejias,Asuncion; Connolly,John; Roy,Lonnie; Banchereau,Jacques; Ramilo,Octavio. 2008. Differential Recruitment of Dendritic Cells and Monocytes to Respiratory Mucosal Sites in Children with Influenza Virus or Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection. In Annual Meeting of the Pediatric-Academic-Societies/Society-of-Pediatric-Research
  • 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. 2008. Respiratory Syncytial Virus Persistence in the Lungs Correlates with Airway Hyperreactivity in the Mouse Model. In Annual Meeting of the Pediatric-Academic-Societies/Society-of-Pediatric-Research
  • Estripeaut D, Torres JP, Somers CS, Tagliabue C, Khokhar S, Bhoj VG, Grube SM, Wozniakowski A, Gomez AM, Ramilo O, Jafri HS, Mejias A. 2008. Respiratory syncytial virus persistence in the lungs correlates with airway hyperreactivity in the mouse model.  J Infect Dis. Vol. 198, no. 10. (November): 1435-43 (5.68) Citation Count: 12.
  • 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. 2008. Respiratory Syncytial Virus Persistence in the Lungs Correlates with Airway Hyperreactivity in the Mouse Model.  JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 198, no. 10. (November): 1435-1443.
  • Tagliabue C, Salvatore CM, Techasaensiri C, Mejias A, Torres JP, Katz K, Gomez AM, Esposito S, Principi N, Hardy RD. 2008. The impact of steroids given with macrolide therapy on experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae respiratory infection.  J Infect Dis. Vol. 198, no. 8. (October): 1180-8. (5.68) Citation Count: 20.
  • Mejias,Asuncion; Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Gomez,Ana,M; Somers,Cynthia; Estripeaut,Dora; Torres,Juan,P; Jafri,Hasan,S; Ramilo,Octavio. 2008. Respiratory syncytial virus persistence - Evidence in the mouse model. In International Congress on Respiratory Viruses
  • Tagliabue,C; Salvatore,C,M; Techasaensiri,C; Mejias,A; Torres,J,P; Katz,K; Gomez,A,M; Esposito,S; Principi,N; Hardy,R,D. 2008. The impact of steroids given with macrolide therapy on experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae respiratory infection.  JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 198, no. 8. (October): 1180-1188.
  • Mejias,Asuncion; Chavez-Bueno,Susana; Gomez,Ana,M; Somers,Cynthia; Estripeaut,Dora; Torres,Juan,P; Jafri,Hasan,S; Ramilo,Octavio. 2008. Respiratory syncytial virus persistence - Evidence in the mouse model.  PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. Vol. 27, no. 10. (October): S60-S62.
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  • Megías A., Castro P., Garzo C., Rodríguez Fernández R., Alonso R., Bernardo B, Pérez Sotelo M. 2000. Fetal Valproate Syndrome.  Acta Pediátrica Española. Vol. 58, no. 6. (January): 367-369.
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  • Mejias A, Ramilo O. Transcriptional Profiling in Infectious Diseases. Ready for Prime time?. In Hot Topics in Infection and Immunity.
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  • Mejías A. Chávez-Bueno S., Ríos A.M., Saavedra-Lozano J., Fonseca-Aten M., Hatfield J., Kapur P., Gómez A.M, Jafri H.S. and Ramilo O. Anti-RSV Neutralizing Antibody decreases lung inflammation, airway obstruction and airway hyperresponsiveness in the Respiratory Syncytial Virus model. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2004: 48 (5); 1811-1822. PubMed ID: 15105140
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  • Mejías A, Chavez-Bueno S, Raynor M.B, Connolly J, Kiener P.A, Jafri HS, Ramilo O. Motavizumab, an enhanced anti-respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) neutralizing monoclonal antibody significantly modifies the local and systemic cytokine responses induced by RSV in the mouse model. Virol J 2007; Oct 25; 4(1):109. PubMed ID: 17961258
  • 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.
  • Mejías A, Bustos R, Ardura M, Ramírez C, Sánchez PJ. Persistence of Herpes Simplex Virus DNA in Cerebrospinal Fluid of Neonates with Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis. J Perinatol 2009 (4): 290-6. PubMed ID: 19194454
  • Santiago B, Vaquero F, Mejias A, Blazquez D, Jimenez MS, Mellado MJ and the EREMITA Study Group. Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Spanish Children: Family Matters.  Ped Infect Dis J.
  • G. Pérez-Yarza E, Moreno A, Lazaro P, Mejías A and Ramilo O. The Association between Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection and the Development of Childhood Asthma: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal 2007; 26: 733-39. PubMed ID: 17848887
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  • 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.
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