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Miguel J. Martínez Yoldi

Miguel J. Martínez Yoldi

Associated Researcher Infecciones Virales y Bacterianas, Ébola https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0682-1075

Dr. Miguel J. Martinez obtained his degree in Medicine at the University of Navarra in 1999. He completed his specialization in Micrboiology and Parasitology at Hospital Clinic i Provincial de Barcelona in 2004. From 2005-2009 he worked at the Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (INSERM), Filovirus Laboratory, Lyon, France to obtain his PhD at the University of Barcelona in 2011. He is currently a Senior Specialist in Microbiology at Hospital Clinic de Barcelona and an Associate Medical Professor at the University of Barcelona. His main areas of research are arboviruses/emerging viruses and infectious causes of death in low-income countries.

Lines of Research

  • Cause of death
  • Emerging viruses
  • Arboviruses
  • Dengue
  • Molecular diagnostics

Main Publications

  • Martinez MJ, Volchkova VA, Raoul H, Alazard-Dany N, Reynard O, Volchkov VE. Role of VP30 phosphorylation in the Ebola virus replication cycle. J Infect Dis. 2011 Nov;204 Suppl 3:S934-40. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jir320.
  • Martínez MJ1, Vilella A, Pumarola T, Roldan M, Sequera VG, Vera I, Hayes EB. Persistence of yellow fever vaccine RNA in urine. Vaccine. 2011 Apr 18;29(18):3374-6. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2011.02.075. 
  • Piron M, Plasencia A, Fleta-Soriano E, Martinez A, Martinez JP, Torner N, Sauleda S, Meyerhans A, Escalé J, Trilla A, Pumarola T, Martinez MJ. Low Seroprevalence of West Nile Virus in Blood Donors from Catalonia, Spain.Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2015 Dec;15(12):782-4. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2015.1787.
  • García-Basteiro AL, Ismail MR, Carrilho C, Ussene E, Castillo P, Chitsungo D, Rodríguez C, Lovane L, Vergara A, López-Varela E, Mandomando I, Lorenzoni C, Ordi J, Menéndez C, Bassat Q, Martínez MJ. The role of Xpert MTB/RIF in diagnosing pulmonary tuberculosis in post-mortem tissues. Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 10;6:20703. doi: 10.1038/srep20703.
  • Castillo P, Martínez MJ, Ussene E, Jordao D, Lovane L, Ismail MR, Carrilho C, Lorenzoni C, Fernandes F, Bene R, Palhares A, Ferreira L, Lacerda M, Mandomando I, Vila J, Hurtado JC, Munguambe K, Maixenchs M, Sanz A, Quintó L, Macete E, Alonso P, Bassat Q, Menéndez C, Ordi J. Validity of a Minimally Invasive Autopsy for Cause of Death Determination in Adults in Mozambique: An Observational Study.PLoS Med. 2016 Nov 22;13(11):e1002171. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002171.
  • Martínez MJ, Massora S, Mandomando I, Ussene E, Jordao D, Lovane L, Muñoz-Almagro C, Castillo P, Mayor A, Rodriguez C, Lopez-Villanueva M, Ismail MR, Carrilho C, Lorenzoni C, Lacerda MVG, Bassat Q, Menéndez C, Ordi J, Vila J. Infectious cause of death determination using minimally invasive autopsies in developing countries. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Jan;84(1):80-86. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2015.10.002.
  • Aranda C, Martínez MJ, Montalvo T, Eritja R, Navero-Castillejos J, Herreros E, Marqués E, Escosa R, Corbella I, Bigas E, Picart L, Jané M, Barrabeig I, Torner N, Talavera S, Vázquez A, Sánchez-Seco MP, Busquets NArbovirus surveillance: first dengue virus detection in local Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in Europe, Catalonia, Spain, 2015. Euro Surveill. 2018 Nov;23(47). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.47.1700837.