Luis Alberto Sánchez Vargas
  • Post-Doc, Institute for Immunology and Informatics. University of Rhode Island
Research focus
  • Immunology
Personal information


PhD Biomedical Sciences, University of Veracruz, Mexico, 2016

Lab information

Alan L. Rothman Lab

Research focus

Dengue, T cells, B cells, antibodies and cytokines


Web of Science ResearcherID: A-4904-2014
Scopus Author ID: 56012695700

1. Dengue Virus Induces the Expression and Release of Endocan from Endothelial Cells by an NS1-TLR4-Dependent Mechanism. Domínguez-Alemán CA, Sánchez-Vargas LA, Hernández-Flores KG, Torres-Zugaide AI, Reyes-Sandoval A, Cedillo-Barrón L, Remes-Ruiz R, Vivanco-Cid H. Microorganisms. 2021 Jun 15;9(6):1305. PMID: 34203931; PMCID: PMC8232724.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms9061305

2. Non-structural protein 1-specific antibodies directed against Zika virus in humans mediate antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity. Immunology. Sanchez Vargas LA, Adam A, Masterson M, Smith M, Lyski ZL, Dowd KA, Pierson TC, Messer WB, Currier JR, Mathew A. 2021 May 31. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34056709.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/imm.13380

3. The prevalence of anti-Zein antibodies: A comparative study between celiac disease and irritable bowel syndrome. Sánchez-Vargas LA, Hernandez-Flores KG, Cabrera-Jorge FJ, Remes-Troche JM, Reyes-Huerta J, Vivanco-Cid H. Nutrients 2021, 13, 649. PMID: 33671228
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13020649

4. Characterization of the IL-17 and CD4+ Th17 cells in the clinical course of dengue virus infections. Sánchez-Vargas LA, Hernández-Flores KG, Thomas-Dupont P, Izaguirre-Hernández IY, Sánchez-Marce EE, Remes-Ruiz R, Fonseca-Coronado S, Hernández-Romano PA, Flores-Collins ME, Vivanco-Cid H. Viruses 2020, 12, 1435. PMID: 33322218
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/v12121435

5. T lymphocyte responses to flaviviruses - diverse cell populations affect tendency toward protection and disease. Sanchez Vargas LA, Mathew A, Rothman AL. Curr Opin Virol. 2020 Aug;43:28-34. PMID: 32810785.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coviro.2020.07.008

6. Longitudinal analysis of memory B and T cell responses to dengue virus in a five-year prospective cohort study in Thailand. Sánchez-Vargas LA, Kounlavouth S, Smith ML, Anderson KB, Srikiatkhachorn A, Ellison DW, Currier JR, Endy TP, Mathew A, Rothman AL. Front. Immunol. 2019, 10:1359. PMID: 31263466 DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2019.01359

7. Peripheral Follicular Helper T Cells in Acute Viral Diseases. A Perspective on Dengue. Sánchez-Vargas LA, Mathew A. Future Virology. 2019, Vol. 14 NO. 3. PMID: 31073324 DOI: https://doi.org/10.2217/fvl-2018-0197

8. Non-Conjugated Chitosan-Based Nanoparticles to Proteic Antigens Elicit Similar Humoral Immune Responses to Those Obtained with Alum. Izaguirre-Hernández IY, Mellado-Sánchez G, Mondragón-Vásquez K, Thomas-Dupont P, Sánchez-Vargas LA, Hernández-Flores KG, Mendoza-Barrera C, Altuzar V, Cedillo-Barrón L, Hernández-Flores KG, Mendoza-Barrera C, Altuzar V, Cedillo-Barrón L, Vivanco-Cid H. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 2017, Vol. 17, pag. 846-852. PMID: 29634187 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2017.13067

9. Evaluation of the safety and adjuvant effect of a detoxified Listeriolysin O mutant on the humoral response to Dengue virus antigens. Hernández-Flores KG, Calderón-Garcidueñas AL, Mellado-Sánchez G, Ruiz-Ramos R, Sánchez-Vargas LA, Thomas-Dupont P, Izaguirre-Hernández IY, Téllez-Sosa J, Martínez-Barnetche J, Wood L, Paterson Y, Cedillo-Barrón L, López-Franco O, Vivanco-Cid H. Clinical and experimental immunology. 2017, Apr;188(1):109-126. PMID: 27886660
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/cei.12906

10. Elevated circulating levels of IL-21 and IL-22 define a cytokine signature profile in type 2 autoimmune hepatitis patients. Thomas-Dupont P, Remes-Troche JM, Izaguirre-Hernández IY, Sánchez-Vargas LA, Maldonado-Rentería Mde J, Hernández-Flores KG, Torre A, Bravo-Sarmiento E, Vivanco-Cid H. Annals of Hepatology. 2016, Vol 15, pag. 550-558. PMID: 27236154. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5604/16652681.1203152

11. Prevalence of Celiac Disease and Related Antibodies in Patients Diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome According to the Rome III Criteria. A Case-Control Study. Sánchez-Vargas LA, Thomas-Dupont P, Torres-Aguilera M, Azamar-Jacome AA, Ramírez-Ceervanes KL, Aedo-Garcés MR, Meixueiro-Daza A, Roesch-Dietlen F, Grube-Pagola P, Vivanco-Cid H, Remes-Troche JM. Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 2016, Vol 28, pag. 994-1000. PMID: 26914655
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/nmo.12799

12. Dynamics of interleukin 21 production during the clinical course of primary and secondary dengue virus infections. Vivanco-Cid H, Maldonado-Rentería MJ, Sánchez-Vargas LA, Izaguirre-Hernández IY, Hernández-Flores KG, Remes-Ruiz R.Immunology Letters. 2014, Vol.161, Pag. 89-95. PMID: 24858204.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.imlet.2014.05.006

13. Evaluation of the SD BIOLINE dengue duo rapid test in the course of acute and convalescent dengue infections in a Mexican endemic region. Sánchez-Vargas LA, Sánchez-Marce EE, Vivanco-Cid H. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 2014, Vol.78, Pag. 368-372. PMID: 24480246.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2013.12.019
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