Dr. Cornelis Vlaar is Professor at the School of Pharmacy, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, where since 2012 he also serves as Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Dr. Vlaar received his doctoral degree in Organic Chemistry from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He conducted post doctoral studies in Louisiana State University and The Scripss Research Institute.
Biologically active molecules.
Description of research interests
Dr. Vlaar research targets organic molecules with biological activity which can be used as enzyme inhibitors as well as therapeutic agents.
Research activities are currently supported by the NIGMS MBRS-SCORE program; Previously, research was supported via INDUNIV, a local research consortium, and institutional funds from the NCRR-RCMI program at the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus.