SNRP-NeuroAIDS Program Investigator
Professor , Director of the RCMI Proteomics Core Facility

Department:  Microbiology and Zoology

Research: Molecular Pathways of the Anti-breast Cancer Effect of Bamboo Extract

Current Collaborators:

  • University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of Michigan

Research:  Mechanisms involved in HIV infection and neurological complications. I have more than 20 years of experience in studying HIV tropism and macrophage function. In the last 9 years, my laboratory has been working with the characterization of macrophage proteins induced by HIV in vitro and ex vivo from patients with HIV neurocognitive disorders (HAND) by proteomics.