Eva Maria C. Cutiongco-Dela Paz

Eva Maria C. Cutiongco-Dela Paz

Field of award: Genetics

Year awarded: 2002

Division: Health Sciences

Citation:

In recognition of her significant works in the field of medical genetics especially her researches on applications of molecular genetic technique to characterize mutations in genes responsible for disease causation among Filipinos that can help establish epidemiologic data for our population. The clinical applications of this improved knowledge-based information resulting from the molecular genetic tests could allow for an earlier diagnosis through screening, predict outcomes better, and take steps in the prevention of the genetic disorders such as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, and G6PD deficiency.

Current Position: Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, PGH College of Medicine, Director and Research Associate Professor

Office Address: National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines, 625 Pedro Gil St., Ermita Manila

Education: D (Medicine), University of the Philippines, Manila 1989; BS (Biology), University of the Philippines 1984

Curriculum Vitae: cutiongco-delapaz_evamaria