Eliud Hernández-O’Farrill, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center

Email: eliud.hernandez@upr.edu

Complete list of publications: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/1lMVpkJa27G5V/bibliography/43878591/public/?sort=date&direction=ascending

Dr. Eliud Hernández is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department of the School of Pharmacy. Dr. Hernández has a broad background in computer-based drug design, organic synthesis and methodology, instrumental analysis, and in vitro cell culture assays. His research interests are in the molecular modeling design of synthetic compounds as inhibitors of the Cdc42-effector N-WASP, Rac1, and Lipocalin-2 proteins, synthesis, and in vitro evaluation of metastatic cancer cells. Dr. Hernández has done research in this area as a principal investigator sponsored by the NIH, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy New Investigator Award, and the Puerto Rico Science, Technology & Research Trust.  Additionally, he has established a strong interdisciplinary collaboration team with other investigators at the Medical Sciences Campus and the University of Arkansas and has produced several peer-reviewed publications, a book chapter, and patents (US and International).

(Updated Oct 20, 2023)