Elsa M. Cora, Ph.D. Associate Professor,
elsa.cora@upr.edu
Cancer biology.

Ph.D., 1984, University of Puerto Rico, Medical School
Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext. 1623

Research Interests

Research interests are focused on the molecular and genetic alterations during tumorigenesis. An animal model is used in which malignant mesotheliomas (tumors arising from the pleural or peritoneal lining) are induced in mice after intraperitoneal injections of crocidolite asbestos fiber.