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Cristina Guerra-Giraldez

Country of origin: Peru Currently in: Peru, Lima General field of specialization: Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Academic Background

Degrees

1997 Master Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
2001 Doctorate Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology

Brain inflammation, infection with eukaryotic parasites, post transcriptional regulation, cell culture, development.

Research Keywords: 
Parasites
microRNA
gene expression

Publications resulting from Research: 


Full: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Guerra-giraldez

Last 5 years:

1: Mahanty S, Orrego MA, Cangalaya C, Adrianzen MP, Arroyo G, Calcina J, Gonzalez
AE, García HH, Guerra-Giraldez C, Nash TE; Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.
TNF-α blockade suppresses pericystic inflammation following anthelmintic
treatment in porcine neurocysticercosis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Nov
30;11(11):e0006059. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006059. eCollection 2017 Nov.
PubMed PMID: 29190292; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5708608.

2: Gutierrez-Loli R, Orrego MA, Sevillano-Quispe OG, Herrera-Arrasco L,
Guerra-Giraldez C. MicroRNAs in Taenia solium Neurocysticercosis: Insights as
Promising Agents in Host-Parasite Interaction and Their Potential as Biomarkers.
Front Microbiol. 2017 Sep 29;8:1905. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01905. eCollection
2017. Review. PubMed PMID: 29033926; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5626859.

3: Cangalaya C, Bustos JA, Calcina J, Vargas-Calla A, Mamani J, Suarez D, Arroyo
G, Gonzalez AE, Chacaltana J, Guerra-Giraldez C, Mahanty S, Nash TE, García HH;
Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru. Radiological evolution of porcine
neurocysticercosis after combined antiparasitic treatment with praziquantel and
albendazole. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jun 2;11(6):e0005624. doi:
10.1371/journal.pntd.0005624. eCollection 2017 Jun. PubMed PMID: 28575043; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC5470720.

4: Cangalaya C, Bustos JA, Calcina J, Vargas-Calla A, Suarez D, Gonzalez AE,
Chacaltana J, Guerra-Giraldez C, Mahanty S, Nash TE, García HH; Cysticercosis
Working Group in Peru. Perilesional Inflammation in Neurocysticercosis -
Relationship Between Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Evans Blue
Staining and Histopathology in the Pig Model. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Jul
26;10(7):e0004869. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004869. eCollection 2016 Jul.
PubMed PMID: 27459388; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4961384.

5: Paredes A, Sáenz P, Marzal MW, Orrego MA, Castillo Y, Rivera A, Mahanty S,
Guerra-Giraldez C, García HH, Nash TE; Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.
Anti-Taenia solium monoclonal antibodies for the detection of parasite antigens
in body fluids from patients with neurocysticercosis. Exp Parasitol. 2016
Jul;166:37-43. doi: 10.1016/j.exppara.2016.03.025. Epub 2016 Mar 23. PubMed PMID:
27018063; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4909511.

6: Cangalaya C, Zimic M, Marzal M, González AE, Guerra-Giraldez C, Mahanty S,
Nash TE, García HH; Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru. Inflammation Caused by
Praziquantel Treatment Depends on the Location of the Taenia solium Cysticercus
in Porcine Neurocysticercosis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Dec 11;9(12):e0004207.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004207. eCollection 2015 Dec. PubMed PMID: 26658257;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4689503.

7: Mahanty S, Orrego MA, Mayta H, Marzal M, Cangalaya C, Paredes A,
Gonzales-Gustavson E, Arroyo G, Gonzalez AE, Guerra-Giraldez C, García HH, Nash
TE; Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru. Post-treatment vascular leakage and
inflammatory responses around brain cysts in porcine neurocysticercosis. PLoS
Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Mar 16;9(3):e0003577. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003577.
eCollection 2015 Mar. PubMed PMID: 25774662; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4361613.

8: Orrego-Solano MÁ, Cangalaya C, Nash TE, Guerra-Giraldez C; Grupo de Trabajo en
Cisticercosis en Perú. [Identification of proliferating cells in Taenia solium
cysts]. Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica. 2014 Oct-Dec;31(4):702-6. Spanish. PubMed
PMID: 25597721.

9: Marzal M, Guerra-Giraldez C, Paredes A, Cangalaya C, Rivera A, Gonzalez AE,
Mahanty S, Garcia HH, Nash TE; Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru. Evans blue
staining reveals vascular leakage associated with focal areas of host-parasite
interaction in brains of pigs infected with Taenia solium. PLoS One. 2014 Jun
10;9(6):e97321. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097321. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID:
24915533; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4051593.

10: Guerra-Giraldez C, Marzal M, Cangalaya C, Balboa D, Orrego MÁ, Paredes A,
Gonzales-Gustavson E, Arroyo G, García HH, González AE, Mahanty S, Nash TE;
cysticercosis working group in Peru. Disruption of the blood-brain barrier in
pigs naturally infected with Taenia solium, untreated and after anthelmintic
treatment. Exp Parasitol. 2013 Aug;134(4):443-6. doi:
10.1016/j.exppara.2013.05.005. Epub 2013 May 15. PubMed PMID: 23684909; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC4095782.




Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Teaching
Associate Professor at School of Science (Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia)