The Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Infectious and Global Disease Program and the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus sponsored the symposium “Malaria: La situación actual en Puerto Rico” (Malaria: Current situation in Puerto Rico). The symposium was held as a community engagement activity to provide a comprehensive overview of the disease and an assessment of the current situation regarding recently imported malaria cases in Puerto Rico.
The Center for Collaborative Research in Health Disparities (CCRHD) is pleased to welcome its new bioinformatician and Assistant Professor in the Deanship of Academic Affairs, Dr. Abiel Roche‐Lima.
Dr. Adelfa Serrano, Professor of Parasitology and Director of the RCMI Infectious and Global Diseases Laboratory at the UPR Medical Sciences Campus, has been alerting the Puerto Rican community of the importance of preventing malaria when traveling to sites where the disease is endemic.
The University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus in collaboration with the University of Rochester, Harvard University, the University of Pittsburgh and Brown University were awarded a !10M grant to study obsessive-compulsive disorder (ODC).
The Biomedical Research Education Program (BREP) of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) Medical Sciences Campus (MSC) held its Annual Biomedical Summer Internships for middle and high school students during the month of June. Twenty five (25) middle school students and twenty five (25) high school students from three different educational districts participated in the Internships.
Dr. Daniel Colón-Ramos collaborates in the development of a novel addition to Nikon's inverted microscope
The RCMI Program congratulates Dr. Daniel Colón-Ramos, associate professor of Cell Biology at Yale University, for his work and collaboration towards the development of a novel addition to Nikon's inverted microscope.
Dr. DeMello serves as the editor of the book: "Frontiers Research Topics: Beyond the Conventional Renin Angiotensin System"
The RCMI Program congratulates Dr. Walmor De Mello, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the Scool of Medicine, UPR MEdical Campus, for serving as the editor of the book: "Frontiers Research Topics: Beyond the Conventional Renin Angiotensin System"
The RCMI Program congratulates Dr. Glorisa Canino, professor and director of the Behavioral Sciences Research Institute at the UPR Medical Sciences Campus, who is the winner of 2014 Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Excellence Award.
The University of Puerto Rico announced a collaborative research project to develop an HIV/AIDS vaccine in the island.
The University of Puerto Rico (UPR) announced a collaborative research project to develop an HIV/AIDS vaccine in the island.