Research Projects:

  • The functional role of secretory carrier membrane protein 3 (SCAMP3) in breast cancer progression.

  • The role of Metadherin in inflammatory breast cancer.

  • Understanding ergosterol peroxide as a therapeutic in aggressive breast cancer models.

  • Sensitization of breast cancer and cancer stem cell to systemic therapy by Reishi.

  • Characterization the inflammatory breast cancer patient population in Puerto Rico.

  • The importance of antioxidants in the prevention of cancer and neurodegenerative disorders.

  • Lewis Lung Carcinoma

  • Non-small cell lung carcinoma

  • Glial Cells and Polyamine Signaling in the Central Nervous System

  • Does Astrocytic Dysfunction Contribute to Stroke-Induced Brain Damage in Diabetics?

  • Understand the basic mechanisms underlying the pathway whereby hyperglycemia downregulates astrocytic Kir4.1 potassium channels.

  • The mechanisms by which cocaine induces addiction.

  • The effects of thyroidal hormones on the nervous system.

  • The effects of the gravity on signal transduction

  • The targeting of medications to specific tissues according to the receptors they express.

  • Diabetes Mellitus 2 & Obesity