Molecular Medicine

Marangelie Criado-Marrero

Marangelie Criado-Marrero, PhD, MBA

Postdoctoral Scholar Research, College of Medicine Molecular Medicine

Postdoctoral Fellow, College of Medicine

Contact Info 4001 E. Fletcher Ave
TAMPA FL 33613

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Academic Phone:(813) 396-0639


  • PhD, Biomedical Sciences, Ponce Health Sciences University, 2016
  • MHS, Healthcare Management, Trident University International, 2011
  • MBA, Healthcare Management, Trident University International, 2011

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease
  • Biomedical Engineering & Nanomedicine
  • Neurodegenerative Disease


  • International Behavioral Neuroscience Society (Member, 2012 - Present)
  • Puerto Rico Physiological Society (Member, 2011 - Present)
  • Society for Neuroscience (Member, 2011 - Present)
  • American Physiological Society (Student Member, 2011 - 2017)

Recent Publications

  • Sabbagh JJ, Cordova RA, Zheng D, Criado-Marrero M, Lemus A, Li P, Baker JD, Nordhues BA, Darling AL, Martinez-Licha C, Rutz DA, Patel S, Buchner J, Leahy JW, Koren J, Dickey CA, Blair LJ. Targeting the FKBP51/GR/Hsp90 Complex to Identify Functionally Relevant Treatments for Depression and PTSD. ACS chemical biology. 13(8) : 2288-2299, 2018.
  • Criado-Marrero M, Rein T, Binder EB, Porter JT, Koren J, Blair LJ. Hsp90 and FKBP51: complex regulators of psychiatric diseases. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences. 373(1738) , 2018.
  • Criado-Marrero M, Morales Silva RJ, Velazquez B, Hernández A, Colon M, Cruz E, Soler-Cedeño O, Porter JT. Dynamic expression of FKBP5 in the medial prefrontal cortex regulates resiliency to conditioned fear. Learning & memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 24(4) : 145-152, 2017.
  • Soler-Cedeño O, Cruz E, Criado-Marrero M, Porter JT. Contextual fear conditioning depresses infralimbic excitability. Neurobiology of learning and memory. 130: 77-82, 2016.
  • Cruz E, Soler-Cedeño O, Negrón G, Criado-Marrero M, Chompré G, Porter JT. Infralimbic EphB2 Modulates Fear Extinction in Adolescent Rats. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 35(36) : 12394-403, 2015.
  • Criado-Marrero M, Santini E, Porter JT. Modulating fear extinction memory by manipulating SK potassium channels in the infralimbic cortex. Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience. 8: 96, 2014.