Genomic Association Study of Warfarin in Caribbean Hispanics

Duconge Jorge

University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus

Dr. Duconge is a full Professor of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics at the University of Puerto Rico-School of Pharmacy. He earned his PhD degree from the University of Havana. He is a former fellow of the advanced residency program at Cambridge University, UK. He works on the pharmacogenomics of cardiovascular drugs. He serves as Key Activity Leader of the Center for Genomics in Health Disparities. He’s been awarded with multiple NIH grants and is author of +80 publications. He is regional editor and editorial board member of various Journals in the field. He has presented his work in +60 scientific meetings.


INTRODUCTION: Despite the advent of the new direct oral anticoagulants, warfarin continues to be a mainstay therapy in thromboembolic disorders. Warfarin dosing requirements are highly variable and it may lead to serious... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Karla Claudio-Campos (University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus)
  2. Aurora Labastida (Thermofisher Scientific)
  3. Alga S Ramos (University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus)
  4. Andrea Gaedigk (Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City)
  5. Jessicca Y Renta (University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus)
  6. Dariana Padilla (University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus)
  7. Stuart Scott (Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai)
  8. Gualberto Ruano (Hartford Hospital)
  9. Carmen Cadilla (University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus)
  10. Duconge Jorge (University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus)

Topic Areas

Integrating Big Data (genome data, pharmacogenomics, therapeutic applications of genome ed , Personalized therapies (cancer, immunology, infectious diseases, clinical case studies, et , Emerging opportunities in personalized medicine, cutting-edge new strategies and solutions


OS2a-A » Multi-Topics (13:45 - Tuesday, 26th June, Amphitheater)

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