Amaya Miquelajauregui, PhD

Dr. Miquelajauregui is an assistant professor at the Institute of Neurobiology of the University of Puerto Rico at the Medical Sciences Campus. Research in Dr. Miquelajauregui’s lab aims to understand brain development processes from embryonic to postnatal stages and to characterize alterations caused by genetic and environmental factors using rodent models of neurodevelopmental disorders. She also currently conducts a longitudinal study that tracks infants under 3 months to 18 months of age trying to describe the development trajectories of high-risk populations using cognitive and physiological measures.