Research Support & Collaborations
Dr. Summer Acevedo, Assistant Professor Department of Physiology & Pharmacology , Psychology Program
Dr. Julie Dutil, Assistant Professor Department of Biochemistry Molecular Genetics Laboratory
Dr. David Sidransky, Professor and Dr. Rafael Guerrero-Preston, Instructor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Cancer Research, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Dr. Enrique Melendez, Professor, Department of Chemistry University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Research Collaborations Organizational Chart
1SCA157250 Matta (PI) 08/04/2010 – 07/31/2013
Molecular epidemiology studies on the role of DNA repair in breast cancer
The focus of this study is to examine whether a low DRC is a predictor of breast cancer and to identify whether the expression of genes that are associated with DNA repair capacity vary as a function of age.
Ponce School of Medicine-Moffitt Cancer Center Partnership
This partnership will lead to improved outcomes for Hispanic cancer patients in Puerto Rico and Florida who are currently underserved with respect to cancer care, personalized medicine, and participation in clinical research.
Role: Principal Investigator (contact PI for PSMHS)