Immunology

Presentation

The Immunology Unit teaches the core subjects of Immunology of the Medicine, Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy Degrees. He also participates in the core subject of Analysis of Cliques and Diagnostic of Laboratory in the degree of Pharmacy and distributes the optional subject of Immunodiagnostic. The professors of the Unit participate in the official Masters of Advanced Immunology, Translational Medicine and the PhD in Biomedicine. The members of the Unit belong to the research groups (Molecules of the membrane and viral immunomodulation and Immunoregulation of the innate and adaptive response), and are researchers of the IDIBAPS. Additionally, several members also develop welfare activity at the Immunology Service of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.

Angulo Aguado, Ana Associate professor aangulo@ub.edu
Engel Rocamora, Pablo
(Head Unit, phone no. 932275400, ext. 4010)
Associate professor pengel@ub.edu
Juan Otero, Manuel Assistant Medical Professor manel.juan@ub.edu
Lozano Soto, Francisco Associate professor lozano@ub.edu
Salas Martinez, María Azucena Assistant Professor asalas@ub.edu
Serra Pages, Carles Assistant Professor carlesserrapages@ub.edu
Yague Ribes, Jordi Assistant Medical Professor jyague@clinic.cat

Implicació del mosaïcisme genètic en les immunodeficiències primàries
By: Anna Mensa Vilaró
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: 2020
Qualification: Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Juan I. Aróstegui

CD5 as immunomodulatory agent in experimental models of fungal infection
By: María Velasco de Andrés
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: February 2020
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Reevaluando el papel de los linfocitos t cd4+de la alorespuesta a la respuesta inmune anti-leucemia
By:: Europa Azucena Gonzalez Navarro
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: 2019
Qualificació: Excel·lent Cum Laude
Direction:: Manuel Juan Otero

Estudio de la interferencia de ICOSL (CD275) como una nueva estrategia de inmunoevasión viral

By: Guillem Angulo Montserrat

University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: December 2019

Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude

Direction: Ana Angulo Aguado

Immune mechanisms involved in inducing remission in Crohn’s disease patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant
By: Ana M. Corraliza Márquez
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: 02/10/2019
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Azucena Salas Martínez

Receptors of the Innate (Toll-like receptors and Fc-gamma receptors) and Adaptive (CD5 y CD6) Immune System as susceptibility, disease modifier and biologic treatment response factors in Psoriasis 
By: Marc Julià Manresa
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: April 2019
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Resposta T específica contra antígens de la microbiota comensal en la malaltia de Crohn i inhibició de Rorɣt com a estratègia terapèutica
By: Helena Bassolas Molina
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: 07/09/2018
Qualification: Excellent
Direction: Azucena Salas Martínez

Ús d'organoides humans per a l'estudi de la barrera epitelial i la resposta a productes microbians en la malaltia inflamatòria intestinal
By: Elena Ferrer Picón
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: 19/07/2018
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Azucena Salas Martínez

Estudi transcripcional de la Colitis Ulcerosa. Caraterització i cerca de biomarcadors
By: Núria Planell Picola
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: 13/07/2018
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Azucena Salas Martínez

Characterization of the in vivo immunomodulatory properties of CD5 and CD6 
By: Inês Tadeu dos Anjos Simões
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: September 2017
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Homólogos de inmunoreceptores de la familia SLAM codificados por citomegalovirus

By: Pablo Martínez Vicente
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: July 2017
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Ana Angulo Aguado

Estudio de la función inmunomoduladora de CD6 en distintos modelos de estimulación antigénica in vivo e in vitro
By: Marta Consuegra Fernánderz
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: July 2016
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Implicacions funcionals i terapèutiques de les interaccions moleculars mitjançades per CD5 i CD6 en les respostes immunitàries
By: Marc Orta Mascaró
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: Febrer 2016
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Role of the immunoreceptor Ly9 (CD229) in humoral immunity
By: Marta Cuenca Lopera
University: Universitat de Barcelona       
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: 2016                 
Qualification: Excellent Cum Laude unanimously
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Epithelial IL-1R2 acts as a homeostatic regulator during remission of ulcerative colitis
By: Rut Mora Buch
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: 29/10/2015
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Azucena Salas Martínez

Expressió diferencial i funció de les isoformas de l’immunoreceptor de la família SLAM CD84 en malalties autoimmunes
By: M. Carmen Diaz Ramos
University: Universitat de Barcelona           
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: 2014
Qualification: Excellent
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Estudio de UL7 y UL8, dos proteínas inmunomoduladoras del citomegalovirus humano con homología estructural a CD229
By: Natalia Pérez-Carmona
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: November 2014                      
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Ana Angulo Aguado

Efecto de la infección del citomegalovirus sobre los receptores SLAM en macrófagos murinos
By: Ángela M. Zamara Ortiz
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: November 2014                      
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Ana Angulo Aguado

Regulació de la resposta immunitària per receptors limfocitaris tipus scavenger i galectines
By: Cristina Escoda Ferràn
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: July 2014
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Ly9, un regulador de la tolerancia inmunológica
By: José Manuel De Salort Amengual
University: Universitat de Barcelona           
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: 2013
Qualification: Apto Cum Laude unanimously
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Estudio de variantes estructurales naturales e inducidas de los receptores linfocitarios CD5 y CD6
By: Lizette Bonet Roselló
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: December 2013
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Caracterización fenotípica y funcional de miembros solubles de la superfamilia de receptores scavenger ricos en cisteína (SF-SRCR)
By: Cristina Mirò Julià
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: January 2013
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Análisis de la relevancia funcional de elementos reguladores del enhancer del promotor principal inmediatamente temprano del citomegalovirus humano en un modelo murino
By: Elena Isern Tarradas
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: December 2012            
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Ana Angulo Aguado

Polimorfismos del receptor Fc gamma en patología cutánea inmunomediada: papel en la patogenia del Penfigoide Ampolloso y en la respuesta al tratamiento biológico en la Psoriasis

By: Antoni Guilabert Vidal
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: February 2012
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Expression and functional role of CD84 and CD229 receptors in innate and adaptive immunity
By: Jordi Sintes Castro
University: Universitat de Barcelona            
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: 2011                    
Qualification: Excellent Cum Laude unanimously
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Propiedades inmunomoduladoras de la región extracelular de CD5
By: Rafael Fenutría Aumesquet
University: Universitat de Barcelona
Faculty/School: Facultat de Medicina
Date: June 2011
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Characterization of natural killer cell response to human cytomegalovirus infected dendritic cells
By: Giuliana Magri
University: Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Faculty/School: Facultat de Ciències de la Salut i de la Vida
Date: March 2011 
Qualification: Maximum qualification, Excellent Cum Laude
Direction: Miguel López-Botet and Ana Angulo Aguado

CAR-T Cell Therapies: What is there beyond cancer?
By: Antònia Company Serra
Medicine (Universitat de Barcelona)
2019-2020
Director: Francisco Lozano Soto

Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell Therapy: Bioengineered immunocellular approach for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia
By: Mireia Bachiller García
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2018-2019
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Hipersensibilitat a Rituximab
By: Marta Juan Planas
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2018-2019
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Applications of Cellular Immunotherapies based on CAR cells
By: Sabela Álvarez Cebrián
Medicine (Universitat de Barcelona)
2018-2019
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

La Immunoteràpia de l’Esclerosi Múltiple
By: Marina Ferrán Roca
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2018-2019
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Macròfags Infiltrants de Tumors (TAM)
By: Sandrá Carbó Ternero
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2018-2019
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Inmunopatología de la igd
By: Gisela Perez Font
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2018
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Inmunopatología y tratamiento del asma bronquial
By: Marizabel Rodrigues Claros
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2018
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Detección y papel patogénico de autoanticuerpos contra proteínas del sistema del complemento
By: Marina Isern Cartrà
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2018
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Rituximab for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
By: Irene de Celis
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2018
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Producció i validació d’anticossos monoclonals contra la família de receptors leucocitaris de tipus immunoglobulina (LILR/CD85)
By: Julia Sanders Vegara
Biomedical Sciences (Universitat de Barcelona)
2018
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Les cèl·lules NKT i el seu ús potencial en el tractament del càncer 
By: Laura Roig Rosselló
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2017
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Utilización terapéutica de GM-CSF 
By: Elena Cristina Bunda
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2017
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Teràpia gènica en immunodeficiències combinades severes 
By: Claudia Sans Cano
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2017
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Al·lèrgia a les proteïnes de la llet: diagnòstic i tractament
By: Laura Gambin Avila
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2017
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Therapeutic vaccines in HIV infection
By: Maria Teresa Santos e Silva Caldeira Marques
Medicine (Universitat de Barcelona)
2016-2017
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Present state and future perspectives of immune checkpoint inhibitors-based biotherapies in cancer
By: Marta Baucells Nuri
Medicine (Universitat de Barcelona)
2016-2017
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Inmunopatología de la infección viral por el virus del Ebola
By: Ana Dueñas Puigcarbo
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2016
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Características y función de las células B10
By: Adriana Calzada Escrig
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2016
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Función de las células dendríticas plasmocitoides
By: Shery-Anna Cacay Llanes
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2016
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Efectes in vivo del tractament amb un anticòs monoclonal dirigit contra el receptor Ly9
By: Neus Figa Matin
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2016
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

The immune revolution: Checkpoint blockade
By: Marta Larroya Solà
Medicine (Universitat de Barcelona)
2015-2016
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Therapeutic vaccines for HIV infection: Dendritic cell-based vaccines
By: Irene Cinta Barceló Carceller
Medicine (Universitat de Barcelona)
2015-2016
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

The complement system off balance: Therapeutic Targets
By: Irene Girón Nanne
Medicine (Universitat de Barcelona)
2015-2016
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Study of Ly9 (CD229) immunoreceptor as a therapeutic target 
By: Ignaci Azagra Boronat
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2015
Direction
: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Funció de les cèl·lules B de la zona marginal 
By: Cristina Martínez Osorio
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2015
Direction
: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Molècules coinhibidores del càncer 
By: Andrea Aramburu Gallego
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2015
Direction
: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Terapia de las inmunodeficiencias primarias 
By: Laura Roldán Ariza
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2015
Direction
: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Anàlisi dels resultats obtinguts amb l'ús de vacunes profilàctiques i terapèutiques contra el VIH-1
By: Enric Tiñena Molina
Medicine (Universitat de Barcelona)
2014-2015
Direction: Francisco Lozano Soto

Identification and characterization of S1, a homologue of the SLAMF6 immune receptor, encoded by squirrel monkey cytomegalovirus
By: Marc Castellví Nadal
Biomedical Sciences (Universitat de Barcelona)
Juny 2014 
Direction
: Ana Angulo Aguado

Inmunopatología de la esclerosis múltiple
By: Kevin Soria López
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2014
Direction
: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Les cèl·lules reguladores i el càncer
By: Silvia Pena Pastor
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2014
Direction
: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Molecular immunobiology of inflammatory bowel disease. Future approaches on therapy
By: Ivan Ramirez Moral
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2014
Direction
: Pablo Engel Rocamora

L'homòleg vil-10: Un mecanisme d'evasió viral
By Laura Gretz Zabía
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2014
Direction
: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Vacunas terapéuticas contra la infección por el VIH
By: Antoni Lozano Andreu
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2014
Direction
: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Microbial antigen-specific memory T cells in Crohn’s disease
By: Helena Bassolas Molina
Universitat de Barcelona (UB) - Bellvitge
29/05/2013
Direction: Azucena Salas Martínez

Anti-TNF-alfa en el tratamiento de la artritis reumatoide
By: Rosa María Fernández Bonifacio
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2013
Direction
: Pablo Engel Rocamora

La malaltia de l'empelt contra l'hoste
By: Berta Fenollosa Llorens
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2013
Direction
: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Funció dels limfòcits T innats 
By: Lara Melsión Pérez
Pharmacy (Universitat de Barcelona)
2013
Direction
: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Generation of optimized soluble versions of the human CD48 receptor based on the structural properties of A43, a cytomegalovirus-encoded CD48 homolog
By: Francesc Antonijuan Clotet

Advanced Immunology (Universitat de Barcelona-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Work place: Facultat de Medicina, Universitat de Barcelona

September 2018

Qualification: 9.65

Direction: Ana Angulo Aguado

Producción y Caracterización de Anticuerpos Monoclonales contra el receptor CD85a humano
By: Marta Coll Mir
Advanced Immunology (Universitat de Barcelona-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
September 2018
Qualification: Excellent
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

Study of CD48 homologs encoded by New World Monkey cytomegaloviruses
By: Elena Gracia Latorre
Advanced Immunology (Universitat de Barcelona-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Place of completion of work: Facultat de Medicina, Universitat de Barcelona
September 2017
Qualification: Honor Registration. Best 2016-2017 research work note
Direction: Ana Angulo Aguado

RORc antagonists inhibit IL-17 production by gut commensal specific T cells in Crohn’s disease
By: Helena Bassolas Molina
Advanced Immunology (Universitat de Barcelona-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
17/09/2014
Qualification: Master's Thesis: 9,4 (Master: 8,7)
Director: Azucena Salas Martínez

Regulation of innate-like CD8 and NKT cell development
By: Marta Cuenca Lopera
Advanced Immunology (Universitat de Barcelona-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
September 2011
Qualification: Extraordinary Prize
Direction: Pablo Engel Rocamora

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