Ashley Alvaro

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A Letter to My Past Self

Below is a letter I would like to write to myself 10 years ago about Cell Biology. Dear Ashley, This is you 10 years from now. As you now finish up General Biology I, just know that in the future… Continue Reading →

The New Antibiotic, Teixobactin

This topic is about the new antibiotic called Teixobactin. I chose this topic because I’m interested in medicinal chemistry, and it was suggested to me that I should do a topic on how antibiotics work. So I googled “new antibiotics”… Continue Reading →

Guevedoces and 5-a-reductase

Guevedoces is a term that is mainly used to refer to the growing of a penis at the age of puberty. It is something that is experienced particularly in the Dominican Republican where many of the females start growing the… Continue Reading →

Alzheimer’s Disease and a Possible Treatment with aducanumab

Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative disorder characterized by a decline in cognitive function and a loss of neurons and synapses. It is also characterized by deposits of amyloid-beta (or Ab) plaques and neurofibrillary tangles that clog the brain. “The presence… Continue Reading →


My name is Ashley Alvaro. I am a Biochemistry major. I do not have too many interest other than learning about medicine and how they work in the body. I originally thought about getting into pharmacy, but after working as a pharmacy technician… Continue Reading →

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