Yamixa Delgado, PhD

Yamixa Delgado, PhD

Assistant Professor
San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
Caguas, Puerto Rico

“My career goals are to become a strong educator and researcher in the area of Medicinal Biochemistry. My research is focused on identifying naturally-produced compounds, design of metal-based drugs and development of drug delivery systems to improve current cancer therapies. As a latin woman from public educational system, I am working to be a role model to my community increasing the advancement of science and research by mentoring highly prepared professionals.”

Poster# 6375: Development of novel Pt-based drugs using Deferasirox as ligand to diminish systemic toxicity and resistance induced by CisPt