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  • Izquierdo-Condoy, J.S.; Fernandez-Naranjo, R.; Simbaña-Rivera, K.; Vásconez-González, J.; Naranjo, E.P.L.; Cordovez, S.; Coronel, B.; Delgado-Moreira, K.; Jimbo-Sotomayor, R.(2022). A Comparative Analysis of a Self-Reported Adverse Events Analysis after Receiving One of the Available SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Schemes in Ecuador. Vaccines, 10, 1047.
  • Jimbo-Sotomayor, R., Watts, E., Armijos, L., Sriudomporn, S., Sánchez, X., Echeverria, A., Whittembury, A., Patenaude, B. (2022). Return on Investment of 10-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Ecuador From 2010 to 2030. Value in Health Regional Issues 31, 148-154. doi:
  • Mario J Grijalva, Ana L Moncayo, Cesar A Yumiseva, Sofia Ocaña-Mayorga, Esteban G Baus, Anita G Villacís. (2022). Evaluation of Selective Deltamethrin Application with Household and Community Awareness for the Control of Chagas Disease in Southern Ecuador. Journal of Medical Entomology, tjac050,
  • Cuadrado, C.F.; Díaz-Barrios, A.; Campaña, K.O.; Romani, E.C.; Quiroz, F.; Nardecchia, S.; Debut, A.; Vizuete, K.; Niebieskikwiat, D.; Ávila, C.E.; Salazar, M.A.; Garzón-Romero, C.; Blasco-Zúñiga, A.; Rivera, M.R.; Romero, M.P. (2022). Broad-Spectrum Antimicrobial ZnMintPc Encapsulated in Magnetic-Nanocomposites with Graphene Oxide/MWCNTs Based on Bimodal Action of Photodynamic and Photothermal Effects. Pharmaceutics, 14, 705.
  • Brusnahan, A., Carrasco-Tenezaca, M., Bates, B. R., Roche, R., & Grijalva, M. J. (2022). Identifying health care access barriers in southern rural Ecuador. International journal for equity in health, 21(1), 55.
  • Tello, B., Rivadeneira, M.F., Moncayo, A.L., Buitrón, J., Astudillo, F., Estrella, A. and Torres, A.L. (2022).  Breastfeeding, feeding practices and stunting in indigenous Ecuadorians under 2 years of age. Int Breastfeed J. 17(19).
  • Bates, B.R., Villegas-Botero, A., Costales, J.A, Moncayo, A.L., Tami, A., Carvajal, A. & Grijalva, M.J. (2022) COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Three Latin American Countries: Reasons Given for Not Becoming Vaccinated in Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela, Health Communication, DOI:
  • Pita, S., Gómez-Palacio, A., Lorite, P., Dujardin, J. P., Chavez, T., Villacís, A. G., Galvão, C., Panzera, Y., Calleros, L., Pereyra-Mello, S., Burgueño-Rodríguez, G., & Panzera, F. (2022). Multidisciplinary approach detects speciation within the kissing bug Panstrongylus rufotuberculatus populations (Hemiptera, Heteroptera, Reduviidae). Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 116, e210259.
  • Hernandez-Castro, L.E., Villacís, A.G., Jacobs, A., Cheaib, B., Day, C.C., Ocaña-Mayorga, S., Yumiseva, C.A., Bacigalupo, A., Andersson, B., Matthews, L., Landguth, E.L., Costales, J.A., Llewellyn, M.S., Grijalva, M.J. (2022) Population genomics and geographic dispersal in Chagas disease vectors: Landscape drivers and evidence of possible adaptation to the domestic setting. PLOS Genetics 18(2): e1010019.
  • Cristina Valderrama-Martínez, Benjamin R. Bates & Mario J. Grijalva (2022) Learning Communication Channel Selection Lessons From The Earthquake In Bahía De Caráquez, Ecuador, 2016, Southern Communication Journal, DOI:
  • Chavez-Lindell, T.L., Moncayo, A.L., Vinueza Veloz, M.F., Odoi, A. (2022). An exploratory assessment of human and animal health concerns of smallholder farmers in rural communities of Chimborazo, Ecuador. PeerJ 9:e12208
  • Patricia Mora-Criollo, Reetobrata Basu, Yanrong Qian, Jaime A Costales, Jaime Guevara-Aguirre, Mario J Grijalva, John Joseph Kopchick. The Effect of the GH/IGF-1 Axis During Trypanosoma Cruzi Infection, Journal of the Endocrine Society, Volume 5, Issue Supplement_1, April-May 2021, Pages A492–A493,
  • Shariq I. Sherwani, Benjamin R. Bates & Mario J. Grijalva (2021) Charitable Giving in the Context of Unfamiliar Organizations: The Effectiveness of Construal Level Theory in Predicting Donating Intentions and Antecedents, Southern Communication Journal, 86:5, 472-486, DOI:
  • Bates BR, Grijalva DA, Grijalva MJ. (2021). Un enfoque participativo centrado en la cultura. Una forma alternativa de definir el desarrollo en el espacio rural de Ecuador. Escribanía Vol. 19 Núm 1. (24).
  • Benjamin R. Bates, Daniela A. Grijalva, Paul A. Jacho, C. Xavier Barriga-Abril & Mario J. Grijalva (2021) Participatory mural painting and identifying resources in Asset Based Community Development research: a case in rural Ecuador, Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, DOI:
  • Chiriboga-Ponce, R:F., Cueva-Tirira, G., Crespo-Proaño, C., González-Rodríguez, A., Pineda-Males, P. & Grijalva-Cobo, M. J. (2021). Importancia de los marcadores infecciosos para identificar portadores de hepatitis B en donantes de sangre. Gaceta Médica de México , 157 (1), 37-42. Epub 18 de junio de 2021.
  • Proaño Meneses, J., Mardones Monatanares, M., Chiriboga-Ponce, R.F. (2021). Estudio de la relación entre el grupo sanguíneo eritrocitario ABO con los niveles del factor von Willebrand en pacientes diagnosticados con la enfermedad. Acta de bioquímica clínica Latinoamericana, 55 (3): 311-7.

  • Ocana-Mayorga, S., Bustillos, J., Villacís, A., Moncayo, A., Yumiseva, C., Brenière, S., & Grijalva, M. (2021). Human Blood Meals in Sylvatic Triatomines Challenges Domestic-Centered Strategies for Prevention of Trypanosoma cruzi Transmission in Ecuador. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, tpmd201312. Advance online publication.
  • Alvear Durán, S., Sanchez-Del-Hierro, G., Gomez-Correa, D., Enriquez, A., Sanchez, E., Belec, M., Casapulla, S., Grijlava, M. J., & Shubrook, J. H. (2021). A pilot of a modified diabetes prevention program in Quito, Ecuador. Journal of osteopathic medicine, 10.1515/jom-2020-0175. Advance online publication.
  • Caicedo-Gallardo, J. D., Rivadeneira, M. F., Torres, A. L., Tello, B., Astudillo, F., Buitrón, G. J., & Moncayo, A. L. (2021). Social capital and its relationship with malnutrition and anemia in children from rural coastal Ecuador. Rural and remote health, 21(4), 6271.
  • ISARIC Clinical Characterisation Group (2021). COVID-19 symptoms at hospital admission vary with age and sex: results from the ISARIC prospective multinational observational study. Infection, 1–17. Advance online publication.
  • Alonso-Padilla, J., López, M. C., Esteva, M., Zrein, M., Casellas, A., Gómez, I., . . .Grijalva, M.J. . . . Viotti, R. (2021). Serological reactivity against T. cruzi-derived antigens: Evaluation of their suitability for the assessment of response to treatment in chronic Chagas disease. Acta Tropica, 221, 105990. doi:
  • Veloz Villavicencio, E. , Portero, C. and Narvaez-Trujillo, A. (2021) Antibacterial and Antifungal Activity of Organic and Peptidic Extracts of Ecuadorian Endophytic Fungi. Advances in Microbiology, 11, 266-282. doi: 10.4236/aim.2021.115020.
  • Moreno Roca, A., Armijos, L., Jimbo Sotomayor, R., Céspedes Rivadeneira, C., Rosero Reyes, C. and López Ayala, C. (2021). Cohort study of the overall survival of patients with pancreatic cancer in a hospital of specialties of Quito-Ecuador in the period 2007–2017. Innovative Surgical Sciences, 6(2): 75-79. 
  • Cuesta, S. A., Reinoso, C., Morales, F., Pilaquinga, F., Morán-Marcillo, G., Proaño-Bolaños, C., Blasco-Zúñiga, A., Rivera, M. &  Meneses, L. (2021). Novel antimicrobial cruzioseptin peptides extracted from the splendid leaf frog, Cruziohyla calcarifer. Amino Acids.
  • Bates, B. R., Tami, A., Carvajal, A., & Grijalva, M. J. (2021). Knowledge, attitudes, and practices towards COVID-19 among Venezuelans during the 2020 epidemic: An online cross-sectional survey. PLoS ONE, 16(4), e0249022.
  • Vela, A., Coral-Almeida, M., Sereno, D., Costales, J.A., Barnabé C, Brenière SF (2021) In vitro susceptibility of Trypanosoma cruzi discrete typing units (DTUs) to benznidazole: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 15(3): e0009269.
  • Sánchez, X., Orrico, M., Morillo, T., Manzano, A., Jimbo, R. and L. Armijos (2021). Reducing unnecessary antibiotic prescription through implementation of a clinical guideline on self-limiting respiratory tract infections. PLOS ONE 16(4): e0249475.
  • Talavera-López, C., Messenger, L.A., Lewis, M.D., Yeo, M., Reis-Cunha, J.L., Matos, G.M., Bartholomeu, D.C., Calzada, J.E., Saldaña, A,, Ramírez, J.D., Guhl, F., Ocaña-Mayorga, S., Costales, J.A., Gorchakov, R., Jones, K., Nolan, M.S, Teixeira, S.M.R., Carrasco, H.J., Bottazzi, M.E., Hotez, P.J., Murray, K.O., Grijalva, M.J., Burleigh, B., Grisard, E.C., Miles, M.A. and Andersson, B. (2021). Repeat-Driven Generation of Antigenic Diversity in a Major Human Pathogen, Trypanosoma cruzi. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 11(77):614665. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2021.614665
  • Cevallos Guerrero, A., Fernández, H. Á., Jimbo Sotomayor, R., Guevara, G. C., Mera Orces, D., & Naranjo-Saltos, F. (2021). Adherencia al tratamiento en pacientes con trastornos neuropsiquiátricos difusos asociados a lupus eritematoso sistémico. Revista Colombiana de Reumatología. doi:
  • Sánchez Choez, X., Loaiza Martínez, M., Vaca Tatamuez, V., López Peña, M., Manzano Pasquel, A., & Jimbo Sotomayor, R. (2021). Medical Cost of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Children in Ambulatory Care. Value in Health Regional Issues, 26, 1-9. doi:
  • Erazo, C. E., Erazo, C. V., Grijalva, M. J., & Moncayo, A. L. (2021). Knowledge, attitudes and practices on influenza vaccination during pregnancy in Quito, Ecuador. BMC Public Health, 21(1), 72. doi:10.1186/s12889-020-10061-4
  • Ocaña-Mayorga, S., Bustillos, J.J., Villacís A.G., Pinto, C.M., Brenière, S.F., Grijalva, M.J. (2021). Triatomine Feeding Profiles and Trypanosoma cruzi Infection, Implications in Domestic and Sylvatic Transmission Cycles in Ecuador. Pathogens. 10(1):42.
  • Otieno, A. W., Roark, J., Khan, M. L., Pant, S., Grijalva, M.J. & Titsworth, S. (2021). The kiss of death – Unearthing conversations surrounding Chagas disease on YouTube, Cogent Social Sciences, 7:1, 1858561, DOI: 10.1080/23311886.2020.