Simón E. Carlo Torres, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry
1986 - 1992  M.D., Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra 
1994 - 1995 Transitional Residency, Mayaguez Medical Center
1995 - 1998 Pediatrics Residency, Mayaguez Medical Center 
1998 - 2001 Clinical Molecular Genetics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine 

Current Research, Teaching and Professional Appointments 07/2006 - Present Assistant Part-Time Professor of Biochemistry, PSM
2005 - Present Chair, Institutional Review Board Committee, PSM
2001 - 2006 Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Pediatrics, Ponce School of Medicine
09/2001 Genetic Diagnostic Group 
2001 San Jorge Children’s Hospital, Santurce, PR
2001 Damas Hospital, Ponce, PR

Research Areas
Population Genetics
Molecular Genetics

Awards 1996 - 1998 Resident of the year.

Recent Publications 2004 “Orthopedic Manifestations of Bardet- Biedl Syndrome”. N. Ramírez, L. Marrero, S. Carlo, A.S. Cornier. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, Vo. 24.1


“The Controversies Surrounding Jarcho-Levin Syndrome”. A.S. Cornier, N. Ramirez, S. Carlo, A. Reiss. Current Opinion in Pediatrics, Dec

“Phenotype Characterization and Natural History of Spondylothoracic Dysplasia syndrome: a series of 27 cases”. A. Santiago-Cornier, N. Ramírez-Lluch, J.Acevedo, S. Carlo, B. Korf. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Accepted for publication December,2002; publication date-pending.


Serum Leptin Concentration and Lipid Profiles in Puertorrican Bardet-Biedl Syndrome. A. S.Cornier*1,6, S Carlo2, J Acevedo3, D Valencia4, L Caban5, T Frazer5. Department of 1Biochemistry, 5Pharmacology, and 6Pediatrics, Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, PR 00732; 2Department of Pediatrics, Mayaguez Medical Center, Mayaguez, PR 00680, 3Department of Nursing University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo, Arecibo, PR; 4Department of Pediatrics, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, PR. American College of Endocrinology Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana
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