Luis Angel Cubano

Ph.D. 2000, Kansas State University

Academic Department(s)
Anatomy and Cell Biology
Microbiology and Immunology

Research Area
Cell Biology

Research Interest
Cytoskeletal organization
HIV Drug Resistance

Selected Publications
Unidirectional Photoreceptor-to-Muller Glia Coupling and Unique K+ Channel Expression in Caiman Retina. Zayas-Santiago A, Agte S, Rivera Y, Benedikt J, Ulbricht E, Karl A, Dávila J, Savvinov A, Kucheryavykh Y, Inyushin M, Cubano LA, Pannicke T, Veh RW, Francke M, Verkhrastsky A, Eaton MJ, Reichenbach A, Skatchkov SN. PLoS One. 2014 May 15;9(5):e97155. 
Dietary grape polyphenol resveratrol increases mammary tumor growth and metastasis in immunocompromised mice. Castillo-Pichardo L, Cubano LA, Dharmawardhane S.  BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013 Jan 8:13:6. PMID: 23298290 PMCID: 3544562
PKC Independent Inhibition of Voltage Gated Calcium Channels by Volatile Anesthetics in Freshly Isolated Vascular Myocytes from the Aorta. Fanchaou M, Cubano L, Maldonado H, Bychkov R.  Cell Calcium.  2013 Oct;54(4):257-65.  PMID: 23948226  PMCID: 3788677
Protein Kinase A and C Regulate Leak Potassium Currents in Freshly Isolated Vascular Myocytes from the Aorta. Hayoz S, Cubano L, Maldonado H, Bychkov R.  PLoS One. 2013 Sep 23;8(9):e75077. PMID: 24086441 PMCID: 3781042.
Anti-Tumor Effects of Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi) in Inflammatory Breast Cancer in In Vivo and In Vitro Models. Suárez-Arroyo IJ, Rosario-Acevedo R, Aguilar-Perez A, Clemente PL, Cubano LA, Serrano J, Shneider RJ, Martínez-Montemayor MM.  PLoS ONE 2013;8(2): e57431. PMID: 23468988 PMCID: 3585368
Contact Information
Universidad Central del Caribe
P.O. Box 60327
Bayamón, PR 00960-6032

Tel  (787) 798-3001 x 2150