Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2011; University of Kentucky
ORCID #0000-0002-7714-4884

Academic Department(s)

Research Area

Current Projects

1. Neuroprotection against Gulf War Illness by an alpha 7 nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor modulator

2. Development and characterization of a mouse model of Gulf War Illness

3. Ex vivo models of Gulf War Illness Allow for Mechanistic Studies and the Search for Antidotes

4. Preparation and Characterization of a Nicotine-free Neuroprotective Extract from Fresh Tobacco

Availability for Students
All projects are open for graduate and undergraduate students.


Contact Information
Universidad Central del Caribe
P.O. Box 60327
Bayamón, PR 00960-6032
Tel.: (787) 798-3001 x 2168