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Ivonne Torres-Atencio

Country of origin: Panama Currently in: Panama, Panama city General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background


2011 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2009 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
1997 Undergraduate Other
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


Pharmacology Immunopharmacology

Publications resulting from Research: 

The Panama aging research initiative longitudinal study
2019 | journal-article
EID: 2-s2.0-85070966635

Mycobacterial lipids induce calcium mobilization and degranulation of mast cells
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
2018 | journal-article
DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201803-0436LEEID: 2-s2.0-85053528296

Effects of rupatadine on platelet-activating Factor-Induced human mast cell degranulation compared with desloratadine and levocetirizine (The MASPAF study)
Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology
2017 | journal-article
DOI: 10.18176/jiaci.0117EID: 2-s2.0-85020184423

Prostaglandin E<inf>2</inf> prevents hyperosmolar-induced human mast cell activation through prostanoid receptors EP<inf>2</inf> and EP<inf>4</inf>
2014 | journal-article
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110870EID: 2-s2.0-84908191493

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
Head of Pharmacology Department, Professor Faculty of Medicine, University of Panama Research


AAAS_ American Association for the Advance of Science
ATS- American Thoracic Society
Ciencia en Panama
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Nov 2018
IVLP- program Hidden No More
Selected to represent Panama in the multi-regional women's state department program at STEAM, with a three-week stay in the United States
OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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