Karla Claudio, PhD



Contact Information

Email: KClaudio@cop.ufl.edu


Ph.D., University of Puerto Rico – Medical Sciences Campus

Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests

  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Pharmacogenetics in Hispanics

Professional Experience

  • Invited lecturer for the MBRS-RISE course: Advanced Topics in Pharmacogenomics (CBIO8506) at the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus
  • Invited lecturer of the course “Pharmacogenomics: The Scientific Principles of Personalized Medicine (CILC 6306)” for the Master Program of Clinical Laboratory Sciences of the School of Health Professions of the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus


  • Excellence in Scientific Research awarded at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine Graduation Ceremony
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Exceptional Research Opportunities (EXROP)
  • Minority Biomedical Research Support- Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (MBRS-RISE)

Professional Memberships

  • The Pharmacogene Variation (PharmVar) Consortium
  • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET)


  • Claudio-Campos K, Labastida A, Ramos A, Gaedigk A, Renta-Torres J, Padilla D, Rivera-Miranda G, Scott S, Ruaño G, Cadilla CL, Duconge-Soler J. Warfarin anticoagulation therapy in Caribbean Hispanics of Puerto Rico: a candidate gene association study. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 2017 Jun 7; 8:347. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00347. eCollection 2017. PMCID: PMC5461284
  • Hernandez-Suarez DF, Claudio-Campos K, Mirabal-Arroyo JE, Torres-Hernandez BA, Lopez-Candales A, Melin K and Duconge J. Potential of a pharmacogenetic-guided algorithm to predict optimal warfarin dosing in a high-risk Hispanic patient: role of a novel NQO1*2 polymorphism. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2016 Dec 1; 4 (4): 2324709616682049 PMCID: PMC5298566.
  • Duconge J, Ramos AS, Claudio-Campos K, Rivera-Miranda G, Bermudez-Bosch L, Renta JY, Cadilla CL, Cruz I, Feliu JF, Vergara C, Ruaño G. A novel Admixture-Based Pharmacogenetic Approach to Refine Warfarin Dosing in Caribbean Hispanics. PLoS One. 2016 Jan 8;11(1):e0145480. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145480. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMCID: PMC4706412
  • Claudio-Campos K, Orengo-Mercado C, Renta JY, Peguero M, Garcia R, Hernandez G, Corey S, Cadilla CL, Duconge J. Pharmacogenetics of healthy volunteers in Puerto Rico. Drug Metabol Personal Ther. 2015 Dec;30(4): 239-249. PubMed PMCID: PMC4768757.
  • Claudio-Campos K, Duconge J, Cadilla CL, Ruaño G. Pharmacogenetics of drug metabolizing enzymes in U.S. Hispanics. Drug Metabol Drug Interact. 2015;30(2):87–105 PMCID: PMC4447600.
  • Claudio-Campos K, Hernandez-Rivera J, Rivera-Gutierrez J, Ortiz-Rivera I, Carvajal-Vélez A, Perez-Torres M, Pagan-Ortiz M, Ospina-Millán CA. Biological screening of select Puerto Rican plants for cytotoxic and antitumor activities. P R Health Sci J. 2015 Mar;34(1):25–‐30. PubMed PMCID: PMC4586088
  • Lodge, J., McDowell, W. H., Macy, J., Ward, S. K., Leisso, R., Claudio-Campos, K., & Kuhnert, K. The British Mycological Society Symposium Series (2008). Distribution and role of mat-forming saprobic basidiomycetes in a tropical forest. In L. Boddy, J. C. Frankland, & P. Van West (Eds), Ecology of Saprotrophic Basidiomycetes (pp. 197-209). Boston: Amsterdam. Elsevier Academic Press.


  • Claudio-Campos K, Cadilla-Vazquez CL, Duconge-Soler J. Is Native American contribution in Puerto Ricans associated with a lower warfarin dose requirement?. Oral Presentation at the 76th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Session E8: short oral presentations Part I (Industry and Science). August 28-September 1st 2016 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Claudio, K., Orengo, C., Berrios, L., Pagan, R., Renta, J., Cadilla, C., and Duconge,J. “CYP2C9*8 frequency distribution in Puerto Ricans: Implications for warfarin dosing”. Poster Presentation. Abstract No. 2014–‐A–‐515–‐ESHG presented at European Conference of Human Genetics 2014 in Milan June 2nd, 2014.