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