dra. Yolimar

Yolimar C. Romero Estremera, MS

Laboratory Technician and Virologist


There are several viruses that affect the nervous system and a large number of them do so asymptomatically. There is evidence to suggest that these viral infections (symptomatic and asymptomatic) can cause neuronal damage and eventually neurodegenerative disorders.


  • MS in Virology at Complutense University of Madrid.
  • BS in Industrial Microbiology at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus.

Research Interests

  • Viral infections in the Nervous System
  • Cellular Neurobiology
  • Molecular Neurobiology
  • Neuroregeneration