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Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

De Mello, Walmor C.

 

Department: Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Position: Director and Professor

E-mail: walmor.de-mello@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Intracellular Signaling/Electrical Properties of the Failing Heart / Heart pharmacology: intercellular communication

 

Ayala, Sylvette

 

Department: Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: sylvette.ayala@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Mitochondrial DNA repair in aging, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Autoimmune Diseases, Cancer

 

Báez-Bermejo, Adriana

 

Department: Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Position: Professor

E-mail: adriana.baez@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Molecular Genetics of Head and Neck Cancer

 

Corey, Susan C.

 

Department: Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: susan.corey@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Expression of the Sodium Pump regulated in the Cell / Na pump expression and activity in drug abuse

 

Fernández-Repollet, Emma

 

Department: Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Position: RCMI Program Principal Investigator and Professor

E-mail: e.fernandez@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Flow Cytometry, Insulin, Diabetes, Molt4 T Cells

 

Gerena-López, Yamil

 

Department: Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Position: Professor

E-mail: yamil.gerena@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Mechanisms of Insulin Resistance in Diabetes, HIV, and Alzheimer's disease

 

Herreño-Sáez, Diógenes

 

Department: Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: diogenes.herreno@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Toxicology

 

Martins-Baccin, Antonio H.

 

Department: Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Position: Professor

E-mail: antonio.martins@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Neuroprotection against Stroke and Organophosphate Poisoning

 

Ortiz-Roque, José G.

 

Department: Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Position: Professor

E-mail: jg_ortiz@yahoo.com

Area of Expertise: Neurological Conditions (Epilepsy) / Modulation of Neurotransmitter uptake and relaese in epilesy

 

Acknowledgement of Funding

This program is funded by RCMI grant G12 MD007600 (National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities) from the National Institutes of Health.  Please use this number to acknowledge support.

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