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RCM publishes book on epidemiologist studies

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Erick Suárez y Cynthia Pérez, professors from the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Graduate School of Public Health from the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences cAmpus published their second book  ‘Applications of Regression Models in Epidemiology’.

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Agricultural Sciences defend the value of their research

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Leadership from the College of Agricultural Sciences (CCA) at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Campus, defended the value of the Extended Agricultural Service (SEA) and the Experimental Agricultural Station (EEA) against the attacks on the role of these entities, whose mission is to promote agriculture, research and community service for Puerto Rican families.

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Dean from UPR-School of Medicine named as adviser for the Susan G. Komen organization

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The Susan G. Komen organization designated Dr. Bárbara Segarra Vázquez, Dean from the School of Health Professional at the UPR-School of Medicine, as a research advisor. In her new role, Dr. Segarra will work on the development of educational, research and public health initiatives at a global level.

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Research team at the UPR-School of Medicine discovers how the brain responds to frustration

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San Juan - It has happened to us more than once that we find ourselves in a hurry and the elevator we are waiting for takes too long to arrive. Immediately, we proceed to press the up or down key repeatedly, until we give up and decide to take the stairs. From a research perspective, the explanation for this fenomena of frustation was unknown until today. Guided by Drs. Fabricio Do Monte and Gregory Quirk, a team of neuroscientists in the School of Medicine at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR-RCM), discovered how the brain reacts to a frustrating event.

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Pioneer in combined program at UPR-Medical Science Campus and Yale University

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The student Sherley Collado Justiniano, from the Department of Biology at the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, is the first Puerto Rican to be accepted into the combined MD/PhD program of UPR and Yale University.

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Puerto Rico Seismic Network inaugurates new facilities at RUM

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The Puerto Rico Seismic Network inaugurated its new headquarters at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez campus.
 
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A route to monetize UPR patents

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One of the alternatives to generate income for the University of Puerto (UPR) in light of severe budget cuts, is to commercialize patents and creates businesses of high impact. One example is Protein Dynamic Solutions (PDS), the first biomedical biotechnology start up company that started from the UPR, which signed a commercialization contract two years ago and is now worth $4 million. 

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UPRRP hosts Jobs Fair 2017

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The University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus will be hosting the 2017 Jobs Fair with the purpose to develop opportunities for students. This event will take place March 15, 2017 from 9:00am - 4:00 pm.

For more information contact, Jenny Padilla at 787-764-0000 ext. 86251, 86000 and 86008

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Digital School: A different scenario for students

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As part of its social mission, The University of Puerto Rico at Carolina (UPR Carolina) is teaching students from the Elementary School Dr. Clemente Fernandez, about the academic use of technology. Once a month, students visit the Center for Learning Resources Jose P. Fernandez Miranda, at the Carolina campus, where they learn technology management skills that can be applied to their classes.

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Puerto Rican genetics prevents coronary disease

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Despite having a higher risk factor of coronary disease, in Puerto Rico the incidence of these diseases is 30% lower than in the United States.  A study by Dr. Pablo Ivan Altieri, a cardiologist and researcher from the School of Medicine from the Medical Science Campus of the University of Puerto Rico, suggested that this is due to ethnicity and genetic factors of the population.

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