Luis R Martinez

Luis R Martinez, Ph.D., M.S., M.B.A.

Associate Professor

Department: DN-ORAL BIOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-8135
Business Email: lmartinez@dental.ufl.edu

Publications

2021
Methamphetamine dysregulation of the central nervous system and peripheral immunity.
The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. [DOI] 10.1124/jpet.121.000767. [PMID] 34535563.
2019
Combination of acute intravenous methamphetamine injection and LPS challenge facilitate leukocyte infiltration into the central nervous system of C57BL/6 mice.
International immunopharmacology. 75 [DOI] 10.1016/j.intimp.2019.105751. [PMID] 31319359.
2013
Methamphetamine alters blood brain barrier protein expression in mice, facilitating central nervous system infection by neurotropic Cryptococcus neoformans.
The Journal of infectious diseases. 208(4):699-704 [DOI] 10.1093/infdis/jit117. [PMID] 23532099.

Grants

Jul 2020 ACTIVE
Unraveling Cryptococcus neoformans mechanisms of brain invasion and colonization
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020-2021
GMS6040 Host-Pathogen Interactions
2021
GMS6162 Oral Microbiology and Immunology
2021
DEN5127 Infectious Diseases
2021
DEN6128 Host Defense

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-8135
Emails: