Javier-Horta

Javier E. Horta, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Chair, Associate Teaching Professor

College
Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences
Department
Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences
Phone
(978) 934-4923
Office
Weed Hall - 101

Expertise

Organic Chemistry, Physiological Chemistry, Immunology, Medicine

Research Interests

Organic Chemistry; Physiological Chemistry; Immunology; Medicine.

Developing effective methods for incorporating technology into the classroom and teaching laboratory.

Education

  • : Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, (2006), Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • : Intern in Internal Medicine, (2001), Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Center and New York Medical College
  • : M.D., (2000), University of Miami School of Medicine - Miami, Florida
  • : M.M.Sc., Immunology, (1996), Harvard University & Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA
  • : B.S., Chemistry, (1992), University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez - Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Excellence in Innovative uses of Technology in the Classroom (2014), Teaching - UML
  • BNS Departmental Faculty Teaching Award (2014), Teaching - UML
  • National Student-Athlete Teaching Award (2012), Teaching - UML
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (2005), Teaching - MIT

Selected Publications

  • Stella, A., Hsieh, S., Garelnabi, M.O., Horta, J., Rogers, E.J. (2015). Adsorption of Homocysteine to Various Polymorphs of Titanium (IV) Oxide. Adsorption Science & Technology.
  • Stella, A., Hsieh, S., Garelnabi, M.O., Horta, J.E., Rogers, E. (2014). Determination of Aminothiol Adsorption Properties of Nano-Sized Titanium (IV) Oxide by HPLC-FLD. Clinical Chemistry, 60(10 (Suppl)) B-433.
  • Stella, A., Hsieh, S., Garelnabi, M.O., Horta, J.E., Rogers, E.J. (2014). Determination of Aminothiol Adsorption Properties of Titanium(IV) Oxide Nanoparticles Using High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Fluorescence Detection (32:7 pp. 591). Adsorption Science & Technology
  • Stella, A., Hsieh, S., Garelnabi, M.O., Horta, J.E., Rogers, E.J. (2014). Determination of Aminothiol Adsorption Properties of Titanium(IV) Oxide Nanoparticles Using High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Fluorescence Detection. Adsorption Science & Technology, 32(7) 591-604.
  • Garelnabi, M., Horta, J.E., Veledar, E. (2012). Platelet Activation in Ischemic Heart Disease: Role of Modulators and New Therapies.
  • Horta, J.E. (2011). Simple Microwave-Assisted Claisen and Dieckmann Condensation Experiments for the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory. Journal of chemical education, 88(7) 1014-1015.