The 21 principal investigators associated with the MSRC work on myriad research areas. These investigators have published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and being awarded over $150 M in grants. The MSRC strives to train and educate the next generation of scientific innovators.

Dr. Arthur Tinoco

Use of inorganic compounds for therapeutic applications

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Dr. Abimael Rodríguez

Elucidation and synthesis of marine natural products.

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Dr. A. Valance Washington

Development of treatments for cardiovascular and inflammatory diseases.

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Dr. Abel Baerga Ortiz

Study of bacterial mechanisms related to 1) the production of biofuels and 2) the promotion of inflammatory processes in humans.

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Dr. Brad R. Weiner

Nanoparticles in the detection and treatment of different types of cancer. Development of sensors and portable devices for monitoring human health.

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Dr. Carlos González

Control of gene expression.

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Dr. Carlos R. Cabrera

Development of electrochemical devices for 1) early detection of cancer and 2) water purification on the International Space Station. Development of Nanomaterials for energy production.

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Dr. Carmen Cadilla

Genetic disorders that impact the Puerto Rican population.

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Dr. Cornelis Vlaar

Organic molecules with biological activity to be used as enzyme inhibitors as well as therapeutic agents. Biologically active molecules.

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Dr. Dalice Piñero Cruz

Metal complexes with applications in nanomedicine and environmental nanotechnology.

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Dr. Eduardo Nicolau

Development of synthetic materials for water purification and tissue regeneration.

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Dr. Gerardo Morell

Nanomaterials to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria and to antibiotics and to improve Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) contrast agents.

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Dr. José Lasalde-Dominicci

Analysis and stabilization of receptors associated with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s conditions.

Optimization of candidate molecules for HIV.

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Dr. José M. Rivera Ortiz

Supramolecular chemistry to solve biomedical problems.

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Dr. Marvin Bayro

Development of methods to understand the dynamics and formation of viruses.

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Dr. Riccardo Papa

DNA changes and their impact on the physical characteristics, diversification, and adaptations in living things.

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Dr. Torsten Stelzer

Continuous industrial crystallization and process engineering for continuous drug manufacturing.

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Dr. Vilmalí López

Crystallization and controlled packaging of molecules for drug, agrochemical development, and electrical materials.

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Dr. Walter Silva

Cellular and molecular physiology of the brain and vascular cells.

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