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* (Pediatrics Physician Profile)

Jaime Flores-Torres, MD

Jaime Flores-Torres, MD

Assoc Professor, College of Medicine Pediatrics

Contact Info


  • MD, Medicine, Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine, 2005
  • BS, Biology, University of Puerto Rico, 2001

Research Interests

  • Gastroschisis.

Recent Publications

  • Dishaw LJ, Flores-Torres J, Lax S, Gemayel K, Leigh B, Melillo D, Mueller MG, Natale L, Zucchetti I, De Santis R, Pinto MR, Litman GW, & Gilbert JA. The gut of geographically disparate Ciona intestinalis harbors a core microbiota. PLoS One. 9(4) : e93386, 2014.
  • Dishaw LJ, Flores-Torres JA, Mueller MG, Karrer CR, Skapura DP, Melillo D, Zucchetti I, De Santis R, Pinto MR, & Litman GW. A Basal chordate model for studies of gut microbial immune interactions. Frontiers in Immunology. 3: 96, 2012.
  • Cruz AT, Geltemeyer AM, Starke JR, Flores JA, Graviss EA, Smith KC. Comparing the tuberculin skin test and T-SPOT.TB blood test in children. Pediatrics. 127(1) : e31-8, 2011.