Professor, M.D., Ph.D. Education August 1972 – June 75 B.S. (Biology), University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico August 1975 – June 79 M.D., University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico August 1983 – October 1986 Ph.D. (Applied Anatomy and Physiology), Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts Postdoctoral Training July 1, 1979…

Professor, MD and PhD MD:  Russian Medical University, Moscow, Russia (1983) PhD: Cardiology Research Center, Moscow, Russia (1986) Training: Magdeburg Medical Academy, Germany (1987) National Institute of Cardiology, Hungary (1991-1992) University of Bristol, England (1997-2001) Phone:  787-7582525 ext. 2909 (Office); 2688 & 1266 (Lab) Office/Laboratory: A-668, A-672, A-674; UPR Medical Sciences Campus E-mail: sabzali.javadov@upr.edu Research…

Dr. Jimenez

Professor, PhD Department of Physiology Ph.D. University of New Mexico- School of Medicine, 1986 Phone:(787)758-2525 x1676 Email: carlos.jimenez8@upr.edu Research Interests My laboratory is interested in the role of the central norepinephrine’s (NE) system in cocaine addiction and epilepsy. Our recent work investigates the role of the NE system in the development of cocaine sensitization, a…

Dr. Torres

Professor, PhD Ph.D., 1995 University of Texas Medical Branch Phone: (787)758-2525 x1645 Email: carlos.torres27@upr.edu Research Interests I am interested in understanding how DNA repair processes contribute to physiological functions. Studies in aging and pathological conditions such as cancer and some neurodegenerative disorders have revealed that maintenance of genomic integrity is essential for physiological processes. Some of…

Professor, PhD Ph.D., 1986, City University of New York (CUNY) at Mount Sinai School of Medicine Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext. 1608 Email: walter.silva@upr.edu CV: Walter I Silva Ortiz-CV Research Interests In general terms my laboratory is interested in the pursual of clinically and translationally relevant research in the areas of cell injury, cancer and viral…

Professor, PhD and Department Director Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext. 1965 Email: annabell.segarra@upr.edu   Education University of Puerto Rico B.S. 1975 Biology University of Puerto Rico M.S. 1977 Biology/Endocrinology New York University Ph.D. 1988 Neurophysiology New York University Postdoc 1988 Neuroendocrinology The Rockefeller University Postdoc 1989-91 Neuroendocrinology Research Interests The research in our laboratory focuses on the…

Professor, PhD   Ph.D., 1982,  University of Puerto Rico,  Medical School Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext. 1600  Email: guido.santacana1@upr.edu Professor in charge of the cardiovascular and muscular physiology classes.  

Dr. Miranda

Professor, PhD Education: University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus, PR Degree: BS Dates: 1988 Area: Biology (Cellular) Education: University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus, PR Degree: MS Dates: 1990 Area: Biology (Cellar) Education: Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX Degree: PhD Dates: 1996 Area: Neuroscience Education: University of Miami School of Medicine “Miami…

Professor, PhD  Education and Training: Postdoctoral Training: Harvard Medical School, 1984             Ph.D., Univ. of Puerto Rico-School of Medicine, 1982 B.S. & M.Sci.,  Univ. of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, 1977 Phone:  787-758-2525, ext. 1612 Office/Laboratory number: A-680, A-663  Email: nelson.escobales@upr.edu   Research Interests Membrane transport of ions and organic solutes, cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, the renin-angiotensin-system. Laboratory Members: Miriam…

Dr. Crespo

Professor, PhD Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext. 5078, 1913 Email: maria.crespo3@upr.edu Research Interests My research interests are in the area of cardiovascular Physiology and Pharmacology, especially in pathophysiological conditions such as hypertension and congestive heart failure. In particular, I am interested in understanding the mechanism underlying endothelial dysfunction and the vascular modifications present in these conditions. We…