Bachelor in Sciences, Universidad de Chile, Chile

PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology, Universidad de Chile, 2000, Chile

Research line

Immunology, Neuroimmunology, Autoimmune and Infectious Diseases


  1. Arellano G, Acuña E, Reyes LI, Ottum PA, De Sarno P, Villarroel L, Ciampi E, Uribe-San Martín R, Cárcamo C, Naves R*. 2017. “Th1 and Th17 Cells and Associated Cytokines Discriminate among Clinically Isolated Syndrome and Multiple Sclerosis Phenotypes”.Front Immunol. 2017 Jun 30;8:753. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00753. Scopus. I.F.= 6.43
  2. Evelyn Pardo, Reinaldo Uribe-San Martín, Claudia Cárcamo, Ethel Ciampi, Pardo E, Cárcamo C, Uribe-San Martín R, Ciampi E, Segovia-Miranda F, Curkovic-Peña C, Montecino F, Holmes C, Tichauer JE, Acuña E, Osorio-Barrios F, Castro M, Cortes P, Oyanadel C, Valenzuela DM, Pacheco R, Naves R, Soza A, González A. 2017. “Galectin-8 As A New Antigen With Early Prognostic Value In Multiple Sclerosis And Immunosuppressive Activity In Autoinmune Encephalomyelitis In Mice”. PLoS One. Jun 26;12(6):e0177472. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177472.I.F.= 3.54
  3. Balcells ME, García P, Tiznado C, Villarroel L, Scioscia N, Carvajal C, Zegna-Ratá F, Hernández M, Meza P, González LF, Peña C, Naves R*. 2017. “Association of vitamin D deficiency, season of the year, and latent tuberculosis infection among household contacts”. PLoS One. Apr 12;12(4):e0175400. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175400.I.F.= 3.54
  4. Ottum PA, Arellano G, Reyes LI, Iruretagoyena M, Naves R*. 2015. “Opposing Roles of Interferon-Gamma on Cells of the Central Nervous System in Autoimmune Neuroinflammation”. Front Immunol. Oct 30;6:539. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2015.00539. Scopus. I.F.= 6.43
  5. Arellano G, Ottum PA, Reyes LI, Burgos PI, Naves R*. 2015. “Stage-Specific Role of Interferon-Gamma in Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis and Multiple Sclerosis”. Front Immunol. Sep 29;6:492. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2015.00492.Scopus.I.F.= 6.43
  6. Iruretagoyena M, Hirigoyen D, Naves R, Burgos PI. 2015. “Immune Response Modulation by Vitamin D: Role in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus”. Front Immunol. Oct 12;6:513. doi: 10.3389/ fimmu.2015.00513. Scopus. I.F.= 6.43
  7. Fenutría R, Martinez VG, Simões I, Postigo J, Gil V, Martínez-Florensa M, Sintes J, Naves R, Cashman KS, Alberola-Ila J, Ramos-Casals M, Soldevila G, Raman C, Merino J, Merino R, Engel P, Lozano F. 2014. “Transgenic expression of soluble human CD5 enhances experimentally-induced autoimmune and anti-tumoral immune responses”. PLoS One. Jan 15;9(1):e84895. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084895. I.F.= 3.54
  8. Naves R, Singh SP, Cashman KS, Rowse AL, Axtell RC, Steinman L, Mountz JD, Steele C, De Sarno P, Raman C. 2013. “The interdependent, overlapping, and differential roles of type I and II IFNs in the pathogenesis of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis”. J Immunol. Sep 15;191(6):2967-77. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1300419. I.F.= 5.29

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