Publications 2013-2014

Journal Articles

  1. Ayala-Peña S. Role of oxidative DNA damage in mitochondrial dysfunction and Huntington's disease pathogenesis. Free Radic Biol Med. 2013 Sep;62:102-10. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2013.04.017. Review. PubMed PMID: 23602907; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3722255. 

  2. Colón-López V, Soto-Salgado M, Rodríguez-Díaz C, Suárez EL, Pérez CM. Addressing Health Disparities among Men: Demographic, Behavioral and Clinical Characteristics of Men who have Sex with Men Living in Puerto Rico. Sex Res Social Policy. 2013 Sep 1;10(3). doi: 10.1007/s13178-013-0130-9. PubMed PMID: 24288521; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3839854. 

  3. Acevedo JM, Díaz-Ríos M. Removing sensory input disrupts spinal locomotor activity in the early postnatal period. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2013 Dec;199(12):1105- 16. doi: 10.1007/s00359-013-0853-3. PubMed PMID: 24043359; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3898701. 

  4. Rivera LE, Colon K, Cantres-Rosario YM, Zenon FM, Melendez LM. Macrophage derived cystatin B/cathepsin B in HIV replication and neuropathogenesis. Curr HIV Res. 2014;12(2):111-20. Review. PubMed PMID: 24862331; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4122617. 

  5. Oyola-Robles D, Rullán-Lind C, Carballeira NM, Baerga-Ortiz A. Expression of dehydratase domains from a polyunsaturated fatty acid synthase increases the production of fatty acids in Escherichia coli. Enzyme Microb Technol. 2014 Feb 5;55:133-9. doi: 10.1016/j.enzmictec.2013.10.010. PubMed PMID: 24411456; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3894691. 

  6. Colon-López V, Quiñones-Avila V, Del Toro-Mejías LM, Reyes K, Rivera ME, Nieves K, Sánchez-Vazquez MM, Martínez-Ferrer M, Ortiz AP. Oral HPV infection in a clinic-based sample of Hispanic men. BMC Oral Health. 2014 Jan 24;14:7. doi: 10.1186/1472-6831- 14-7. PubMed PMID: 24460642; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3906756. 

  7. Gallardo VE, Behra M. Fluorescent activated cell sorting (FACS) combined with gene expression microarrays for transcription enrichment profiling of zebrafish lateral line cells. Methods. 2013 Aug 15;62(3):226-31. doi: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2013.06.005. PubMed PMID: 23791746; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3759578. 

  8. Hernández JS, Barreto-Torres G, Kuznetsov AV, Khuchua Z, Javadov S. Crosstalk between AMPK activation and angiotensin IIinduced hypertrophy in cardiomyocytes: the role of mitochondria. J Cell Mol Med. 2014 Apr;18(4):709-20. doi: 10.1111/jcmm.12220. PubMed PMID: 24444314; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3981893. Page Continuation Format Page Program Director/Principal Investigator (Last, First, Middle): Publications, 2013-2014, 

  9. Montiel-Gonzalez MF, Vallecillo-Viejo I, Yudowski GA, Rosenthal JJ. Correction of mutations within the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator by site-directed RNA editing. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Nov 5;110(45):18285-90. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1306243110. PubMed PMID: 24108353; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3831439. 

  10. Morales D, Hechavarria R, Wojna V, Acevedo SF. YWHAE/14-3-3ε: a potential novel genetic risk factor and CSF biomarker for HIV neurocognitive impairment. J Neurovirol. 2013 Oct;19(5):471-8. doi: 10.1007/s13365-013-0200-z. PubMed PMID: 23982958; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3962987. 

  11. Muñoz-Torres FJ, Jiménez MC, Rivas-Tumanyan S, Joshipura KJ. Associations between measures of central adiposity and periodontitis among older adults. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2014 Apr;42(2):170-7. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12069. PubMed PMID: 24010953; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3949210. 

  12. Díaz A, González ML, Pérez RJ, David A, Mukherjee A, Báez A, Clearfield A, Colón JL. Direct intercalation of cisplatin into zirconium phosphate nanoplatelets for potential cancer nanotherapy. Nanoscale. 2013 Dec 7;5(23):11456-63. doi: 10.1039/c3nr02206d. PubMed PMID: 24072038; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4140787. 

  13. Vega-Meléndez GS, Blagburn JM, Blanco RE. Ciliary neurotrophic factor and fibroblast growth factor increase the speed and number of regenerating axons after optic nerve injury in adult Rana pipiens. J Neurosci Res. 2014 Jan;92(1):13-23. doi: 10.1002/jnr.23303. PubMed PMID: 24166589; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4134876. 

  14. Rodríguez-Cotto RI, Ortiz-Martínez MG, Rivera-Ramírez E, Méndez LB, Dávila JC, Jiménez-Vélez BD. African Dust Storms Reaching Puerto Rican Coast Stimulate the Secretion of IL-6 and IL-8 and Cause Cytotoxicity to Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells (BEAS-2B). Health (Irvine Calif). 2013 Oct;5(10B):14-28. PubMed PMID: 25002916; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4082624. 

  15. Serrano M, Torres R, Pérez CM, Palacios C. Social environment factors, diet quality, and body weight in 12-year-old children from four public schools in Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2014 Jun;33(2):80-7. PubMed PMID: 24964643; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4142494. 

  16. Torres R, Serrano M, Pérez CM, Palacios C. Physical environment, diet quality, and body weight in a group of 12-year-old children from four public schools in Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2014 Mar;33(1):14-21. PubMed PMID: 24665604; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4142497. 

  17. Gonzalez MJ, Miranda-Massari JR, Berdiel MJ, Duconge J, Rodríguez-López JL, Hunninghake R, Cobas-Rosario VJ. High Dose Intraveneous Vitamin C and Chikungunya Fever: A Case Report. J Orthomol Med. 2014;29(4):154-156. PubMed PMID: 25705076; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4335641. Page Continuation Format Page Program Director/Principal Investigator (Last, First, Middle): Publications, 2013-2014, 

  18. Mosquera L, Colón JM, Santiago JM, Torrado AI, Meléndez M, Segarra AC, Rodríguez-Orengo JF, Miranda JD. Tamoxifen and estradiol improved locomotor function and increased spared tissue in rats after spinal cord injury: their antioxidant effect and role of estrogen receptor alpha. Brain Res. 2014 May 2;1561:11-22. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2014.03.002. PubMed PMID: 24637260; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4046634. 

  19. Aguilar ML, Psoter WJ, Montero M, Milord F, Joshipura KJ. The quality of removable prostheses in dentate, community-dwelling elderly residing in Puerto Rico. J Prosthodont. 2013 Oct;22(7):556- 60. doi: 10.1111/jopr.12025. PubMed PMID: 23387934; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3672251. 

  20. Bosch LA. A Proposal for an Individualized Pharmacogenetic- Guided Warfarin Dosage Regimen for Puerto Rican Patients Commencing Anticoagulation Therapy. J Pharmacogenomics Pharmacoproteomics. 2014 Jan 25;5(1). pii: T-001. PubMed PMID: 25285240; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4181534. 

  21. Ortiz AP, Unger ER, Muñoz C, Panicker G, Tortolero-Luna G, Soto- Salgado M, Otero Y, Suárez E, Pérez CM. Cross-sectional study of HPV-16 infection in a population-based subsample of Hispanic adults. BMJ Open. 2014 Feb 4;4(2):e004203. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004203. PubMed PMID: 24496698; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3918993. 

  22. Marqués-Lespier JM, Diaz-Algorri Y, Gonzalez-Pons M, Cruz- Correa M. Report of a Novel Mutation in MLH1 Gene in a Hispanic Family from Puerto Rico Fulfilling Classic Amsterdam Criteria for Lynch Syndrome. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2014;2014:527946. doi: 10.1155/2014/527946. PubMed PMID: 25389437; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4217335. 

  23. Rivera-Oliver M, Díaz-Ríos M. Using caffeine and other adenosine receptor antagonists and agonists as therapeutic tools against neurodegenerative diseases: a review. Life Sci. 2014 Apr 17;101(1-2):1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2014.01.083. Review. PubMed PMID: 24530739; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4115368. 

  24. Suárez E, González L, Díaz-Toro EC, Calo WA, Bermúdez F, Ortiz AP. Incidence of oral cavity and pharyngeal cancers by anatomical sites in population-based registries in Puerto Rico and the United States of America. P R Health Sci J. 2013 Dec;32(4):175-81. PubMed PMID: 24397214; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4994517. 

  25. Angleró-Rodríguez YI, Pantoja P, Sariol CA. Dengue virus subverts the interferon induction pathway via NS2B/3 protease-IκB kinase epsilon interaction. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2014 Jan;21(1):29-38. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00500-13. PubMed PMID: 24173023; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3910921.

  26. Suárez E, Soto-Salgado M, Moreno-Gorrín C, Ortiz PA, Pérez CM. Report of the 2013 University of Puerto Rico-MD Anderson Cancer Center Conference entitled "Research on cancer epidemiology: risk factors and control in the Caribbean basin". P R Health Sci J. 2014 Mar;33(1):34-6. PubMed PMID: 24672830. 

Books (Chapter)

  1. Treistman SN, Seale GE. Molecular Mechanisms Underlying the Development of Fucntional and Behavioral Tolerance to Alcohol. In: Neurobiology of Alcohol Dependence. 16:321-46; 2014

  2. Ayala-Peña S, Torres-Ramos C. Oxidative Stres, Aging and Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Liver Pathology. In: Aging. 4:39-48; 2014