Pere Santamaria


University of Calgary


[email protected]

Research Keywords

Nanomedicine, inflammation in spinal cord injury, immunogenetics, immunopathogenesis, & autoimmune inflammation, neuroprotection and neuroregeneration, experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis

Roles and Connections

Primary Role


CAN Connections

Nervous System Injury, Multiple Sclerosis

Looking For

Accepting graduate students, Accepting postdoctoral fellows

Most Cited Publications

Clemente-Casares X, Blanco J, Ambalavanan P, Yamanouchi J, Singha S, Fandos C, Tsai S, Wang J, Garabatos N, Izquierdo C, Agrawal S, Keough MB, Yong VW, James E, Moore A, Yang Y, Stratmann T, Serra P, Santamaria P, "Expanding antigen-specific regulatory networks to treat autoimmunity." Nature 530,7591 (2016 Feb 25): 434-40
Hebbandi Nanjundappa R, Ronchi F, Wang J, Clemente-Casares X, Yamanouchi J, Sokke Umeshappa C, Yang Y, Blanco J, Bassolas-Molina H, Salas A, Khan H, Slattery RM, Wyss M, Mooser C, Macpherson AJ, Sycuro LK, Serra P, McKay DM, McCoy KD, Santamaria P, "A Gut Microbial Mimic that Hijacks Diabetogenic Autoreactivity to Suppress Colitis." Cell 171,3 (2017 Oct 19): 655-667.e17
Santamaria P, "The long and winding road to understanding and conquering type 1 diabetes." Immunity 32,4 (2010 Apr 23): 437-45