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Regino Mercado-Lubo, MD, postdoctoral fellow in microbiology & physiological systems

Regino Mercado-Lubo, MD, postdoctoral fellow, microbiology & physiological systems, working in the lab of Beth A. McCormick, PhD, vice chair and professor of microbiology & physiological systems.

What is your role at the medical school?
As a scientist, my work is focused on the development of new therapeutic options for multidrug resistant cancer. I’m also part of institutional initiative that promotes entrepreneurship and innovation.

What brought you to UMMS?
I believe UMMS has a unique research environment, where people are always open to assist and collaborate.

What part of your day brings you the most excitement?
Definitely, learning something new every day.

What keeps you coming back day after day?
Personally, I have always been motivated by the possibility of working on a novel technology and the challenges that come with it.