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Prof. Jorge Morales-Montor

Departament of Immunology

Institute of Biomedical Research

National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico


Email: jmontor66@biomedicas.unam.mx


1997 Ph.D., National Autonomous University of México, Immunoparasitology

1994 M.Sc., Institute of Biomedical Research, Immunology

1992 B.s., National Autonomous University of México, Biology

Publications (selected)

  1. Romel Hernández-Bello, Ricardo Ramirez-Nieto, Saé Muñiz-Hernández, Karen Nava-Castro, Lenin Pavón, Ana Gabriela Sànchez-Acosta and Jorge Morales-Montor (corresponding author). Sex steroids effects on the molting process of the helminth human parasite Trichinella spiralis Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. 21: (11): 1220-1229 (2011). FI: 1.25
  2. Galileo Escobedo, Ignacio Camacho-Arroyo, Paul Nava-Luna, Alfonso Olivos, Armando Pérez-Torres, Sonia Leon-Cabrera, JC Carrero and Jorge Morales-Montor (corresponding author). Progesterone Induces Mucosal Immunity in a Rodent Model of Human Taeniosis by Taenia solium. International Journal of Biological Sciences. 7 (9): 1443-1456 (2011). FI: 3.25
  3. Luis I. Terrazas (corresponding author), Abhay R. Satoskar, Jorge Morales-Montor and Miriam Rodriguez-Sosa. Editorial: Innate and Cellular Immunology in Parasitic Diseases. International Journal of Biological Sciences; 7 (9): 1216-1219 ( 2011). FI 3.25
  4. K Nava-Castro,S Muñiz-Hernández,R Hernández-Bello,J Morales-Montor(corresponding author).
    The neuroimmunoendocrine network during worm helminth infections.International Survival Journal 8: (1) 143-152, (2011). ISSN 1824-307X.
  5. Sex steroids, immune system, and parasitic infections: facts and hypotheses. Nava-Castro K, Hernández-Bello R, Muñiz-Hernández S, Camacho-Arroyo I, Morales-Montor J (corresponding author). Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1262 (1): 16-26. 2012 doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2012.06632.x. F.I. 2.4
  6. Hernández-Bello R, Nava-Castro K, Muñiz-Hernández S, Nava-Luna P, Trejo-Sánchez I, Tiempos-Guzmán N, Mendoza-Rodríguez Y, Morales-Montor J (autorcorresponsal). Beyond the reproductive effect of sex steroids: their role during immunity to helminth parasite infections. Mini Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry. 2012 Oct; 12(11): 1071-80. PubMed PMID: 22924485. FI 2.9
  7. Terrazas LI (corresponding author), Satoskar AR, Morales-Montor J. Immunology and cell biology of parasitic diseases 2011. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. 2012; 2012: 187489. doi:10.1155/2012/187489. Epub 2012 Jun 3. PubMed PMID: 22701299; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3372397. FI 1.3
  8. Camacho-Arroyo I, Montor JM. (Corresponding author). Beyond reproductive effects of sex steroids. Mini Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry. 2012 Oct; 12 (11): 1037-9. FI 2.9
  9. Cristián Togno-Peirce, Karen Nava-Castro, Luis Ignacio Terrazas, and Jorge Morales-Montor (corresponding author). Sex-Associated Expression of Costimulatory Molecules CD80, CD86, and accessory molecules, PDL-1, PDL-2 and MHC-II, in F480+ Macrophages during Murine Cysticercosis. BioMedicine Research International, Volume 2013, (2013), Article ID 570158, 9 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/570158. FI 1.3
  10. Galileo Escobedo, M. Isabel Palacios-Arreola, Alfonso Olivos, Lorena López-Griego, and Jorge Morales-Montor (corresponding author). Tamoxifen Treatment in Hamsters Induces Protection during Taeniosis by Taenia solium. BioMedicine Research International. Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 280496, 10 pages,
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/280496. FI 1.3
  11. Romel Hernández-Bello,Galileo Escobedo, Julio Cesar Carrero, Claudia Cervantes-Rebolledo, Charles Dowding, James Frincke, Chris Reading, and Jorge Morales-Montor (corresponding author). A New Parasiticidal Compound in T. solium Cysticercosis. BioMedicine Research International Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 505240, 8 pages.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/505240. FI 1.3
  12. Guadalupe Peña,Fortino Agustín Aguilar Jiménez, Claudia Hallal-Calleros, Jorge Morales-Montor, Víctor Manuel Hernández-Velázquez, and Fernando Iván Flores-Pérez (corresponding author). In Vitro Ovicidal and Cestocidal Effects of Toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis on the Canine and Human Parasite Dipylidium caninum. BioMedicine Research International, Volume 2013, Article ID 174619, 7 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/174619, FI 1.3
  13. María Eugenia Hernandez, Lucia Martinez-Mota, Citlaltepetl Salinas, Ricardo Marquez-Velazco, Nancy G Hernandez-Chan, Jorge Morales-Montor, Mayra Pérez-Tapia, María L Streber, Ivonne Granados-Camacho, Enrique Becerril, Baquera-Heredia Javier, and Lenin Pavón (corresponding author). Chronic stress induces structural alterations in splenic lymphoid tissue that are associated with changes in corticosterone levels in Wistar-Kyoto rats. BioMedicine Research International, 2013, En prensa. FI 1.3
  14. Rosalía Hernández-Cervantes, Andrés Quintanar-Stephano, Norma Moreno-Méndoza, Lorena López-Griego, Valeria López-Salazar, Romel Hernández-Bello, Julio César Carrero and Jorge Morales-Montor (corresponding author). Regulation of intestinal immune response by selective removal of the anterior, posterior, or entire pituitary gland in Trichinella spiralis infected golden hamsters. 2013, PLoSONE, En prensa. FI 4.5
  15. Jorge Morales-Montor (corresponding author), Ofir Picazo, Hugo Besedovsky, Romel Hernández-Bello, Lorena López-Griego, L. Enrique Becerril, Julia Moreno, Lenin Pavón, Karen Nava-Castro, and Ignacio Camacho-Arroyo. Helminth infection alters mood and short-term memory as well as neurotransmitter and cytokine levels in the mouse hippocampus. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2013. Enviado. FI 4.9
  16. Claudia Hallal-Calleros, Jorge Morales-Montor, Jaime Abel Vázquez-Montiel, Kurt L. Hoffman, Alejando Nieto Rodríguez, and Fernando Iván Flores-Pérez (corresponding author). Hormonal and behavioral changes induced by experimental Psoroptes cuniculi infestation in the domestic rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus. 2013. Frontiers in Zoology. Enviado. FI 2.9