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Peter Inga, Maldonado-Contreras Ana, Eisele Caroline, Frisard Christine, Simpson Shauna, Nair Nilendra, Rendon Alexa, Hawkins Kelly, Cawley Caitlin, Debebe Anketse, Tarassishin Leonid, White Sierra, Dubinsky Marla, Stone Joanne, Clemente Jose C, Sabino Joao, Torres Joana, Hu Jianzhong, Colombel Jean-Frederic, Olendzki Barbara. "A Dietary Intervention to Improve the Microbiome Composition of Pregnant Women with Crohn's Disease and their Offspring: the MELODY (Modulating Early Life Microbiome through Dietary Intervention in Pregnancy) Trial Design". Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2020 Jun;18:100573. doi: 10.1016/j.conctc.2020.100573. eCollection 2020 Jun. PubMed PMID: 32617430; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7322804.

Ana Maldonado Contreras, Sabrina E. Noel, Doyle V. Ward, Martha Velez, Kelsey M. Mangano. “Associations between diet, the gut microbiome, and short chain fatty acid production among older Caribbean Latino adults”. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2020 December; 120(12):2047-2060.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2020.04.018.

Maldonado-Contreras A, et al. “Dysbiosis in a canine model of human fistulizing Crohn’s disease”. Gut Microbes. 2020 Nov 9;12(1):1785246. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2020.1785246. Epub 2020 Jul 30. PubMed PMID: 32730134; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7524328.

Miaomiao Zhao; David Chiriboga; Barbara Olendzki; Bin Xie; Yawen Li; Lisa McGonigal; Maldonado-Contreras A.L.; Yunsheng Ma. "Substantial increase in compliance with saturated fatty acid intake recommendations after one year in AHA diet". Nutrients. 2018 Oct 12;10(10). doi: 10.3390/nu10101486. PubMed PMID: 30322012; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6213099.

Maldonado-Contreras A.L., James R. Birtley, Erik Boll, Yun Zhao, Karen L. Mumy, Juan Toscano, Seyoum Ayehunie, Hans-Christian Reinecker, Lawrence J. Stern, Beth A. McCormick. “Shigella Depends on SepA to Destabilize the Intestinal Epithelial Integrity via Cofilin Activation”. Gut Microbes. 2017 Nov 2;8(6):544-560. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2017.1339006. Epub 2017 Jun 28. PubMed PMID: 28598765; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5730386.

Maldonado-Contreras, A.L., Shrinivasrao, Mane, Zhang, Xue-Song, Pericchi, Luis, Alarcón, Teresa, Contreras, Monica, Linz, Bodo, Blaser, Martin J., and Domínguez-Bello, María Gloria. “Phylogeographic evidence of cognate recognition site patterns and transformation efficiency differences in pylori: theory of strain dominance”. BMC Microbiol. 2013 Sep 19;13:211. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-13-211. PubMed PMID: 24050390; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3849833.

Maldonado-Contreras, A.L.; and McCormick Beth. “Disruption of the epithelial barrier upon Shigella flexneri infection,” The FASEB Journal 26 2012 (1) Supplement 6.

Maldonado-Contreras, A.L.; and McCormick Beth. “Intestinal epithelial cells and their role in innate mucosal immunity”. Cell Tissue Res. 2011 Jan;343(1):5-12. doi: 10.1007/s00441-010-1082-5. Epub 2010 Nov 23. Review. PubMed PMID: 21104188; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4131254.

V. Srikanth, Daniel M. Wall, Maldonado-Contreras, A.L., Karen L. Mumy; and Beth A. McCormick (2010). “Non-typhoidal Salmonella pathogenesis requires processing of secreted effectors by caspase-3”. Science. 2010 Oct 15;330(6002):390-393. doi: 10.1126/science.1194598. PubMed PMID: 20947770; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4085780.

Maldonado-Contreras, A.L., Goldfarb, K. C., Godoy-Vitorino, F., Blaser, M., Brodie, E. and Dominguez-Bello, M. G. “Structure of the human gastric bacterial community in relation to Helicobacter pylori status”. The ISME Journal. 2010 October; 5(4):574-579. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2010.149.

P. Mane, M.G. Dominguez-Bello, M.J. Blaser, B.W. Sobral, R. Hontecillas, J. Skoneczka, S.K. Mohapatra, O.R. Crasta, C. Evans, T. Modise, S. Shallom, M. Shukla, C. Varon, F. Mégraud, Maldonado-Contreras, A.L., K.P. Williams, and J. Bassaganya-Riera. “Host-Interactive Genes in Amerindian Helicobacter pylori Strains Diverge From Their Old World Homologs and Mediate Host Inflammatory Responses”. Journal of Bacteriology 2010. 192, 3078-3092.

Elisabetta Marini, Maldonado-Contreras, A.L., Stefano Cabras, Glida Hidalgo, Roberto Buffa, Aura Marin, Giovanni Floris, Walter Racugno, Luis R. Pericchi, Maria E. Castellanos, Michael Gröschl, Martin J. Blaser, and María G. Domínguez-Bello. “Helicobacter pylori and intestinal parasites are not detrimental to the nutritional status of Amerindians”. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2007. 76, 534-540.

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