Graduate School
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, 1998
University Pediatric Hospital, 1999 - 2002
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

Thrombosis and hemostasis, prostaglandin pathway influences on vascular proliferation associated with hemophilic arthropathy, thrombocytopenia, sickle cell disease


  • Hoots WK, Rodriguez N, Boggio L, Valentino LA. Pathogenesis of hemophilic synovitis: clinical aspects. Haemophilia 2007; 13(3): 4-9.
  • Valentino LA, Hakobyan N, Rodriguez N, Hoots WK. Pathogenesis of hemophilic synovitis: experimental studies on blood-induced joint damage. Haemophilia 2007; 13(3): 10-13.
  • Morales-Arias J, Rodriguez N, Jaffe N. Review of Pancreatoblastoma in a Teenage Patient. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2006 Feb;4:154.
  • Rodriguez N, Hoots WK, Brown DL, Womack M, Cantini M, Escobar ME. Failure of Immune Tolerance Induction in Haemophilia B Patients with C → T 6460 Nonsense Mutation. Haematologica July 2007.
  • Rodriguez N, Koshkina N, Zhou Z, Brown D, Hoots WK, Wu K, Kleinerman ES. The Role of COX-2 in Osteosarcoma Lung Metastases. Ped Blood & Cancer 2005; 44(6): 530