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  1. Hernandez-Suarez DF, Kim Y, Villablanca P, Gupta T, Wiley J, Nieves-Rodriguez BG, Rodriguez-Maldonado J, Feliu Maldonado R, da Luz Sant'Ana I, Sanina C, Cox-Alomar P, Ramakrishna H, Lopez-Candales A, O'Neill WW, Pinto DS, Latib A, Roche-Lima A. Machine Learning Prediction Models for In-Hospital Mortality After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Jul 22;12(14):1328-1338. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2019.06.013. PubMed PMID: 31320027; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6650265.

  2. Eick SM, Meeker JD, Brown P, Swartzendruber A, Rios-McConnell R, Shen Y, Milne GL, Vélez Vega C, Rosario Z, Alshawabkeh A, Cordero JF, Ferguson KK. Associations between socioeconomic status, psychosocial stress, and urinary levels of 8-iso-prostaglandin-F2? during pregnancy in Puerto Rico. Free Radic Biol Med. 2019 Nov 1;143:95-100. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2019.07.032. Epub 2019 Jul 29. PubMed PMID: 31369838; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6848779.

  3. Claudio-Campos K, Moneró-Paredes M, Hernández E, Renta J, Duconge J. Low-frequency variants at the CYP2C9 locus among Puerto Rican patients on warfarin: in silico predictions of functionality and conservation. Pharmacogenomics. 2019 Aug;20(12):891-902. doi: 10.2217/pgs-2019-0051. PubMed PMID: 31453773.

  4. Martins AH, Zayas-Santiago A, Ferrer-Acosta Y, Martinez-Jimenez SM, Zueva L, Diaz-Garcia A, Inyushin M. Accumulation of Amyloid Beta (A?) Peptide on Blood Vessel Walls in the Damaged Brain after Transient Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion. Biomolecules. 2019 Aug 8;9(8). doi: 10.3390/biom9080350. PubMed PMID: 31398804; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6723874.

  5. Gibby CLK, Palacios C, Campos M, Graulau RE, Banna J. Acceptability of a text message-based intervention for obesity prevention in infants from Hawai'i and Puerto Rico WIC. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2019 Aug 13;19(1):291. doi: 10.1186/s12884-019-2446-9. PubMed PMID: 31409286; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6692961.

  6. Muñoz-Torres FJ, Andriankaja OM, Ruiz JI, Joshipura KJ. Longitudinal association between adiposity and inter-arm blood pressure difference. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2019 Sep 6;. doi: 10.1111/jch.13678. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31490614; NIHMSID:NIHMS1045890.

  7. Gómez-Moreno R, Martínez-Ramírez R, Roche-Lima A, Carrasquillo-Carrión K, Pérez-Santiago J, Baerga-Ortiz A. Hotspots of Sequence Variability in Gut Microbial Genes Encoding Pro-Inflammatory Factors Revealed by Oligotyping. Front Genet. 2019;10:631. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.00631. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31354787; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6629961

  8. Soares-Castro P, Araújo-Rodrigues H, Godoy-Vitorino F, Ferreira M, Covelo P, López A, Vingada J, Eira C, Santos PM. Microbiota fingerprints within the oral cavity of cetaceans as indicators for population biomonitoring. Sci Rep. 2019 Sep 23;9(1):13679. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-50139-7. PubMed PMID: 31548611; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6757053.

  9. Hernandez-Suarez DF, Villablanca PA, Kim Y, Wiley J, Sanina C, Roche-Lima A. Reply: Leveraging Machine Learning to Generate Prediction Models for Structural Valve Interventions. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Oct 28;12(20):2113-2114. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2019.09.001. PubMed PMID: 31648770.

  10. Rodríguez-Sierra CJ, Adelman D, Vojta Š, Mansilla-Rivera I, Lohmann R. Passive Sampling of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Four Coastal Aquatic Systems of Puerto Rico: A Pilot Study. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2019 Oct 16;. doi: 10.1007/s00128-019-02731-w. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31620816.

  11. Asiimwe IG, Zhang EJ, Osanlou R, Krause A, Dillon C, Suarez-Kurtz G, Zhang H, Perini JA, Renta JY, Duconge J, Cavallari LH, Marcatto LR, Beasly MT, Perera MA, Limdi NA, Santos PCJL, Kimmel SE, Lubitz SA, Scott SA, Kawai VK, Jorgensen AL, Pirmohamed M. Genetic factors influencing warfarin dose in Black-African patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2019 Dec 23;. doi: 10.1002/cpt.1755. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31869433.

  12. Schmoker AM, Perez Pearson LM, Cruz C, Colon Flores LG, Branfeild S, Pagán Torres FD, Fonseca K, Cantres YM, Salgado Ramirez CA, Melendez LM, Ballif BA, Washington AV. Defining the TLT-1 interactome from resting and activated human platelets. J Proteomics. 2020 Jan 8;215:103638. doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2020.103638. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31923473

  13. Joshipura K, Muñoz-Torres F, Fernández-Santiago J, Patel RP, Lopez-Candales A. Over-the-counter mouthwash use, nitric oxide and hypertension risk. Blood Press. 2019 Nov 11;:1-10. doi: 10.1080/08037051.2019.1680270. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31709856; NIHMSID:NIHMS1542814

  14. Blagburn JM. A new method of recording from the giant fiber of Drosophila melanogaster shows that the strength of its auditory inputs remains constant with age. PLoS One. 2020;15(1):e0224057. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0224057. eCollection 2020. PubMed PMID: 31910219; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6946141.

  15. Román M, Ramírez JM, Morales M, Crespo MJ. Significant reduction of vascular reactivity with dantrolene and nimodipine in diabetic rats: a potential approach to cerebral vasospasm management in diabetes. Pharmacol Rep. 2020 Feb;72(1):126-134. doi: 10.1007/s43440-019-00038-5. Epub 2019 Dec 20. PubMed PMID: 32016838; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7006678.

  16. Blanco RE, Vega-Meléndez GS, De La Rosa-Reyes V, Del Cueto C, Blagburn JM. Application of CNTF or FGF-2 increases the number of M2-like macrophages after optic nerve injury in adult Rana pipiens. PLoS One. 2019;14(5):e0209733. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209733. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31048836; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6507305.

  17. Mendez B, Reyes J, Conde I, Ramos Z, Lozada E, Cruz AM, Asencio G, Carvajal A, Dharmawardhane S, Piñero-Cruz DM, Hernández E, Vivas P, Ospina CA. Simalikalactone D, a Potential Anticancer Compound from Simarouba tulae, an Endemic Plant of Puerto Rico. Plants (Basel). 2020 Jan 11;9(1). pii: E93. doi: 10.3390/plants9010093. PMID: 31940804