Perla Macip Rodriguez, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine

MD, Universidad Autonoma De Puebla

Perla Macip-Rodriguez, MD is an Assistant Professor of General Internal Medicine with specialties in both Palliative Care and Geriatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and the Asociacion Latinoamericana de Cuidados Paliativos. Dr. Macip-Rodriguez has given numerous presentations on matrikines, matrix proteins, and osteoarthritis. She regularly lectures to geriatric fellows at Boston University on elderly pain management and dementia.

2019 American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine: Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
2019 Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine: Clinical Innovation Award
2017 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: Jacqueline S. Alaimo Palliative Care Scholarship
2006 National Research Social Service Program: Research Grant

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  1. Furuzawa-Carballeda J, Macip-Rodríguez P, Galindo-Feria AS, Cruz-Robles D, Soto-Abraham V, Escobar-Hernández S, Aguilar D, Alpizar-Rodríguez D, Férez-Blando K, Llorente L. Polymerized-type I collagen induces upregulation of Foxp3-expressing CD4 regulatory T cells and downregulation of IL-17-producing CD4? T cells (Th17) cells in collagen-induced arthritis. Clin Dev Immunol. 2012; 2012:618608. PMID: 22028728; PMCID: PMC3199066; DOI: 10.1155/2012/618608;
  2. Furuzawa-Carballeda J, Galindo-Feria A, Cruz-Robles D, Soto-Abraham V, Escobar-Hernández, Macip-Rodriguez P, Alpizar-Rodríguez D. Copolymerized-type I Collagen Decreases Th17 Meanwhile Increases T-regs on CIA. Clinical Immunology. 2009; S82(Suppl):131.
  3. Furuzawa-Carballeda J, Macip-Rodríguez PM, Cabral AR. Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis pannus have similar qualitative metabolic characteristics and pro-inflammatory cytokine response. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2008 Jul-Aug; 26(4):554-60. PMID: 18799084
  4. Godina-Gonzalez S, Escobar-Hernández S, Galindo-Feria A, Macip- Rodriguez P, Alcocer-Varela J, et al. Amebic Peptide Reduces Inflammation in CIA Mice Model by Downregulation of Adhesion Molecules and Matrix Metalloproteinases. Clinical Immunology. 2008; 127(Suppl):S83.
  5. Macip Rodriguez P, Limon Camacho L, Corrado- Garcia. EXARMED Guidebook for the National Exam for Residency Programs in Mexico (Gonzalez Quesada CJ, Romano-Munive AF, eds.). Rheumatoid Arthritis. Intersistemas. Mexico City. 2008; 505-5013.
  6. Macip Rodriguez P, Limon Camacho L, Corrado- Garcia. EXARMED Guidebook for the National Exam for Residency Programs in Mexico (Gonzalez-Quesada CJ, Romano-Munive AF, eds.). Rheumatic Fever. Intersistemas. Mexico City. 2008; 505-513.
  7. Macip Rodriguez P, Limon Camacho L, Corrado Garcia. EXARMED Guidebook for the National Exam for Residency Programs in Mexico (GonzalezQuesada CJ, Romano-Munive AF, eds.). Osteoarthritis. Intersistemas. Mexico City. 2008.
  8. J. Furuzawa-Carballeda, P.M. Macip-Rodríguez, D. Cruz-Robles, V. Soto-Abraham, M.I. VargasRojas, M. Díaz-Zamudio, S. Godina-Gonzalez, D. Alpizar-Rodríguez1, L. Limón-Camacho and S. Escobar-Hernandez. 13th International Congress of Immunology. Anti-inflammatory Effect of Polymerized Type- I Collagen (PolymerizedIClg) vs. Others Modified Extracellular Matrix Proteins (MECMPs) in CIA. Rio de Janeiro. 2007.
  9. Macip- Rodriguez P, Furuzawa-Carballeda J, Vargas- Rojas et al. Collagen-Polyvynilpirolidone down-regulates inflammation in collagen Induced Arthritis in a Murine Model. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2007; 59(9):1.
  10. Furuzawa-Carballeda J, Galindo-Feria A, Cruz-Robles, D, Soto-Abraham V, Escobar-Hernández S, Macip-Rodríguez P, Alpizar-Rodríguez D. Copolymerized-Type I Collagen Increase Tregs and Decrease Th17 Subset in CIA. Clinical Immunology. 2007; (Suppl):S83-127.
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Cancer Pain
Severe Illness
Goals of Care
Poly Pharmacy
Culture and Diversity
Palliative Care

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