Raul V. Destura

Raul V. Destura

Field of award: Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases

Year awarded: 2008

Division: Health Sciences


In recognition of his significant contributions in the field of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases by developing rapid diagnostic tools for determining some etiologic causes of diarrhea and his significant discovery of micronutrient combinations for rapid mucosal restitution of intestinal epithelial cells.

Current Position: Director

Office Address: Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila

Education: D(Medicine) 1996; BS (Microbiology) 1992