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Symposium Highlights: Malaria: Current Situation in Puerto Rico

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.

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Bioinformatician Joins The Center for Collaborative Research in Health Disparities

Bioinformatician Joins The Center for Collaborative Research in Health Disparities

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.

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Importance of Community Awareness in Preventing Malalria

Importance of Community Awareness in Preventing Malalria

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.

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Research Collaboration to Study Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Research Collaboration to Study Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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).

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Annual Biomedical Summer Internships

Annual Biomedical Summer Internships

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.

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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.

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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"

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Dr. Glorisa Canino wins the 2014 Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Excellence Award

Dr. Glorisa Canino wins the 2014 Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Excellence Award

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.

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Puerto Rico's Bioscience Week

Puerto Rico's Bioscience Week

For the Eleventh consecutive year, the INDUNIV Research Consortium and the Puerto Rico Alliance for Bioscience joined with the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) to celebrate Puerto Rico's Bioscience Week with the purpose of fostering a competitive and innovative biotechnology industry on the island.

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Image from article of the RCMI Translational Neurociences Program on the cover of the Journal of Neuroscience

Image from article of the RCMI Translational Neurociences Program on the cover of the Journal of Neuroscience

The RCMI Program is pleased to announce that an image from the group of Dr. Jonathan Blagburn, at the Institute of Neurobiology, appeared on the cover of the 27 August 2014 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience.

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Two Neuroscientists at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine received RO1 grants from the National Institutes of Health

Two Neuroscientists at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine received RO1 grants from the National Institutes of Health

The University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine proudly to announced that Roberto I. Meléndez, Ph.D., and Guillermo A. Yudowski, Ph.D., Assistant Professors at the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, have just been awarded 5-year R01 research grants by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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Research of Investigators at the University of Puerto Rico's Graduate School of Public Health Highlighted in National Publication

Research of Investigators at the University of Puerto Rico's Graduate School of Public Health Highlighted in National Publication

The Chronicle of Higher Education published, on July 28, 2014, a review on the studies being conducted by a team of researchers led by Dr. José F. Cordero, Dean of the Graduate School of Public Health.

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